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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a campaign stop at La Poste, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Perry, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Who can topple Trump? Dems' electability fight rages in Iowa

Jan. 26, 2020 9:38 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The urgent fight for the Democratic presidential nomination raged across Iowa on Sunday as the party's leading candidates scrambled to deliver closing arguments centered on the defining question of the 2020 primary: Who can beat President Donald Trump? Former Vice President Joe...

McMillan, Freeman-Liberty help Valpo beat Evansville 67-65

Jan. 26, 2020 7:39 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Mileek McMillan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Javon Freeman-Liberty made 4-of-4 free throws in the final 29 seconds, and Valparaiso held on to beat Evansville 67-65 on Sunday night. Freeman-Liberty and Daniel Sackey finished with 12 points apiece for Valpo (11-10,...

Maryland's Jalen Smith (25) shouts to the crowd after his team defeated Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 17 Maryland scores final 7 points to win at Indiana

Jan. 26, 2020 5:34 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Smith's first-half 3-point flurry helped stake Maryland to a double-digit lead. His ability to fight through Indiana's halftime adjustments kept the 17th-ranked Terrapins close in the second half. And then he finished with a flourish. After catching a pass from Anthony Cowan...

Prof arrested amid protest against white nationalism may sue

Jan. 26, 2020 4:42 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana University associate professor arrested last summer while protesting against a farmers’ market vendor alleged to have ties to a white supremacist group has taken a step toward filing a civil lawsuit against the city of Bloomington. Attorneys for Cara Caddoo...

Indiana lawyer faces DUI charges after announcing candidacy

Jan. 26, 2020 1:43 PM EST

NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana attorney was arrested on drunken driving charges shortly after announcing his candidacy for the state Legislature. Charles Richard Martin, who also goes by “Rick,” was arrested early Thursday after an Indiana State Police trooper pulled him over, according to...

Police: 18-year-old dead in suburban Indianapolis shooting

Jan. 26, 2020 12:49 PM EST

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Police in suburban Indianapolis said an 18-year-old man died after a Saturday night shooting. The shooting took place in Franklin near the Boys & Girls Club. Police responding at the scene found the man suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene....

One-room schoolhouse razed, 69 years after its last lessons

Jan. 26, 2020 10:37 AM EST

JASPER, Ind. (AP) — A one-room schoolhouse where the last lessons were taught in early 1950s has been dismantled after efforts to find a buyer for the small southern Indiana building failed. The Dick School had educated generations of Dubois County residents in rural Jasper from 1892 to 1951. But a few...

Court rules for gay couple in Indiana birth certificate suit

Jan. 26, 2020 9:44 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, Ind (AP) — A federal appeals court sided with a gay married couple who challenged Indiana’s birth records law, arguing that it discriminates against them and their children because birth certificates don’t account for same-sex spouses as parents. The decision from the 7th U.S....

Professor: Many of Indiana's bats are 'dropping like flies'

Jan. 26, 2020 12:02 AM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Many of Indiana's bats are disappearing at an alarming rate, but if you’re hoping that means a bat is less likely to sneak into your attic or church, you’re out of luck. A recent bat talk by Ball State University biologist Tim Carter to local Audubon Society members was...

Illinois' closest pot shop to Indianapolis resembles a bank

Jan. 26, 2020 12:01 AM EST

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — If you think walking into a legal marijuana dispensary in Illinois is like walking into your local head shop, think again. You're not welcomed by that unmistakable aroma and giant piles of kush at every turn. Instead, the smell of air freshener hits you as you're greeted by a friendly...