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Colts unsure of Wentz's status after spraining both ankles

Sep. 20, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts already were unsure if Carson Wentz could play this week after injuring his right ankle. On Monday, doctors found he'd sprained both ankles. Coach Frank Reich said the injuries could force the winless Colts...

Winless Colts trying to turn around season without Wentz

Sep. 20, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis started this season with playoff expectations and Super Bowl hopes. A rare 0-2 start already is threatening to derail those plans. The Colts have lost two home games, are about to embark on a brutal three-game road...

A look at the Indiana House redistricting plan

Sep. 20, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — These are the incumbent Republican Indiana House members drawn into election districts with each other under the GOP-drawn redistricting plan, according to legislative leaders: — House Speaker Todd Huston of Fishers and Rep. Tony Cook of Cicero are...

Republicans move toward quick Indiana redistricting approval

Sep. 20, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans turned aside objections from Democrats as they moved ahead Monday toward speedy approval of proposed new Indiana election district maps that will be used for the next 10 years. The Indiana House elections committee voted 9-4 along party...

Tourism body shops around collection of Dillinger artifacts

Sep. 20, 2021 07:32 AM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana tourism body is shopping around its collection of John Dillinger memorabilia. The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is considering unloading the artifacts, including a photo of the 1930s gangster's lifeless face, one...

Colts' struggles in red zone continue in 2nd straight loss

Sep. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts can easily identify their biggest problem this season. They must become more productive in the red zone. They need to find a solution quickly. One week after scoring touchdowns on only half of their four...

Stafford leads Rams to late scores in 27-24 win over Colts

Sep. 19, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford refused to let a sore right thumb derail his Sunday plans. Carson Wentz's right ankle wasn't nearly as forgiving. Stafford led the Rams on two late scoring drives, Matt Gay made a...

Indiana governor solicits donations for Afghan refugees

Sep. 18, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is asking Hoosiers to donate new clothing, powdered baby formula and other items for thousands of Afghan evacuees temporarily housed at Camp Atterbury. Nine Indiana National Guard armories will serve as regional collection...

The Latest: American Samoa reports first case of coronavirus

Sep. 17, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA -- American Samoa reported its first case of coronavirus on Friday. The U.S. territory’s acting governor and health officials said the islands’ first case of COVID-19 was of a resident who returned to America Samoa from Hawaii this week. ...

More than 6,000 Afghan evacuees being housed at Indiana base

Sep. 17, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 6,000 Afghan refugees are being housed at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury training base and preparing for permanent resettlement, two weeks after the first wave of evacuees arrived. After the first group...