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New I-69 section in central Indiana could open in December

Dec. 05, 2021 09:53 AM EST

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State highway officials expect to open a new section of the Interstate 69 extension project between Indianapolis and Bloomington by the end of December. That step will reopen the main route between the two cities that has been cut off as a...

No. 2 Michigan takes Big Ten in rout, makes playoff pitch

Dec. 05, 2021 01:01 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan ignored the preseason predictions, the early poll snub and especially the critics who thought the program’s best days were long gone. Instead they set out to prove everybody wrong. On Saturday, they did. Hassan Haskins...

Former pro wrestler Lee Rosser finds his niche as a chef

Dec. 05, 2021 00:09 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — It doesn’t matter if Lee Rosser is cutting up lemons on a sidewalk outside of the Banneker Community Center or handing out appetizers during the grand reopening of the Lilly Library on the Indiana University campus — he’s putting on a production. ...

Indiana's Black churches work to combat mental health crisis

Dec. 04, 2021 00:10 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — On a Sunday morning in Anderson, almost 30 years ago, the Rev. Dwight Holland was on assignment as pastor at his second church when he noticed a young woman crying. He asked her to come into his office. “What she ended up...

Suspected gunman caught after western Indiana deputy wounded

Dec. 03, 2021 18:34 PM EST

CLAY CITY, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana sheriff’s deputy was shot in the leg by a man who he and other deputies were trying to arrest on Friday, state police said. The suspected gunman fled after the shooting about 10 a.m. into a tent in a wooded area near the Eel...

16-year-old boy charged with killing 3 in Indianapolis field

Dec. 03, 2021 18:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 16-year-old boy was charged Friday with three counts of murder in the October deaths of three young men whose bodies were found in a field in Indianapolis. Marion County prosecutors charged Caden Smith of Indianapolis as an adult in the deaths,...

Indiana inmate dies amid prison Legionnaires disease cases

Dec. 03, 2021 15:53 PM EST

PENDLETON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana prison inmate has died after being among those confirmed ill with Legionnaire’s disease amid an outbreak of the bacterial lung infection at the facility, state prison officials said. The inmate from the Pendleton Correctional...

Indiana man gets 30 months in prison for defrauding employer

Dec. 03, 2021 11:12 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A central Indiana man has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing $270,000 from an ophthalmology practice where he worked through a fraud scheme. A federal judge also ordered Joshua D. Millspaugh, the former...

Court weighs groping suit against Indiana over ex-top lawyer

Dec. 02, 2021 18:05 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for women who say Indiana’s former attorney general drunkenly groped them argued Thursday that a federal appeals court should allow their lawsuit against the state over his actions to go forward on the grounds that they were state employees. ...

Big Ten tilt: Michigan chases playoff bid, title vs. Iowa

Dec. 02, 2021 13:30 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Iowa opened this season as the trendy pick to finish second in the Big Ten West. Michigan was unranked in the preseason poll and wasn't even supposed to contend for the East Division title. So much for predictions. Two of the...