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Heavy metal guitarist photographed at Capitol riot charged

Jan. 18, 2021 3:18 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A heavy metal guitarist who was photographed with the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol and is accused of spraying police officers with a pepper-based bear spray irritant has been arrested, the FBI said. Jon Ryan Schaffer turned himself in Sunday after he was featured on an FBI poster...

1883 school-turned-home is for sale

Jan. 18, 2021 12:04 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An 1883 schoolhouse is for sale after it was renovated into a home using original materials and keeping in place the two chalkboards. WANE 15 reports that Eric Vanstrom was looking at houses when he spotted the abandoned schoolhouse. The owner, John Popp, had purchased the it in...

Biden taps IU law professor Janet McCabe for No.2 EPA post

Jan. 18, 2021 8:59 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is nominating an Indiana University law professor to be the second-in-command at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Janet McCabe, a professor of practice at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, has been nominated to be deputy EPA...

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon (7) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Clippers beat Pacers 129-96 for 1st 4-game winning streak

Jan. 18, 2021 1:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Morris scored a season-high 20 points to lead seven players in double figures, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Indiana Pacers 129-96 on Sunday night for their first four-game winning streak of the season. With sharpshooter Lou Williams sidelined, Morris came off the...

Indiana community buys new car for beloved delivery driver

Jan. 18, 2021 12:01 AM EST

TIPTON, Ind. (AP) — If you’ve ever put in an order at Pizza Hut in Tipton, there’s a good chance it was delivered by Robert Peters. For the last 31 years, the 58-year-old Tipton resident has worked at the eatery, dropping off pizzas all around the city. And in all that time, every delivery...

Key scores 18 to lead Indiana St. over Illinois St. 74-68

Jan. 17, 2021 6:45 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 18 points as Indiana State turned aside a late rally to defeat Illinois State 74-68 on Sunday. Randy Miller Jr. had 13 points for Indiana State (6-7, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Tre Williams added 11 points and three blocks. Tobias Howard, Jr. had 11 points. Key...

Travellers walk towards the Covid-19 testing centre at Heathrow Airport in London, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021.  The UK will close all travel corridors from Monday morning to protect against the coronavirus with travellers entering the country from overseas are required to have proof of a negative Covid test. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

The Latest: Slovakia wants tests for nearly all in nine days

Jan. 17, 2021 5:01 PM EST

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia is launching a project to test almost all citizens for the coronavirus in nine days. The government hopes the nationwide testing will speed up a recovery from the latest wave of the infections, make it possible for students to return to school in February, help the health...

Purdue forward Trevion Williams, right, shoots over Penn State forward John Harrar (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Balanced Purdue holds off Penn State 80-72

Jan. 17, 2021 3:59 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic led a balanced attack with 15 points, Trevion Willilams had a double-double and Purdue held off rusty Penn State 80-72 on Sunday. It was Purdue’s first home game since Christmas Day and the first game for Penn State since Dec. 30 after four conference...

Indiana couple married 33 years, die 1 day apart of COVID-19

Jan. 17, 2021 1:18 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man and woman who were married for more than three decades died one day apart from COVID-19. Ernest “Ronald” and Ann Wilkins, ages 66 and 59, were married for 33 years. Friends and family described their deep connection and said they had been planning to...

Authorities investigate death of Cass County Jail inmate

Jan. 17, 2021 1:00 PM EST

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police were investigating Sunday after a 72-year-old Cass County Jail inmate died. Police said a correctional officer found Clyde Davis unconscious and not breathing Saturday in his cell. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. An autopsy was...