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Prosecutor: Officer who shot armed motorist was justified

May. 19, 2022 06:20 AM EDT

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana police officer who fatally shot a stranded motorist who opened fire on him was justified in doing so, a prosecutor said Wednesday. The Palmyra reserve police officer nearly was struck by a shotgun blast fired by Justin Moore, 31, of...

Judge suspended for hitting someone while a child watched

May. 12, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

ENGLISH, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court imposed an interim suspension Thursday on a southern Indiana judge arrested on a felony for hitting someone while a child watched. The high court acted against Circuit Judge Sabrina Bell of Crawford County after it received a “Notice...

Indiana candidate traded $1M lake home for garage apartment

Apr. 21, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

UTICA, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana congressional candidate changed his voter registration last year to an address local officials say isn't a residence — a large metal-sided garage that he says has a two-bedroom bachelor pad inside. Republican Mike Sodrel, who was previously elected...

Jefferson City sued for removing Confederate-related stones

Apr. 01, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former city councilwoman alleges in a federal lawsuit that Jefferson City officials violated her free speech rights when two paving stones with messages about a Confederate general were removed from city property. Edith Vogel filed the lawsuit Thursday...

New Albany boy, 12, owns, operates trading card business

Mar. 06, 2022 00:11 AM EST

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Matt McMahan recently told his wife that it could be difficult for their son, Conner, to take a “real job” in light of his early success. In 2021, Conner McMahan’s And 1 Cards online store grossed more than $100,000 in sales. Not a bad year for a...