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Indiana school firing gay teacher to keep archdiocese ties

Jun. 24, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop has forced a Catholic high school to fire a gay teacher, just days after another school in the city defied a similar order despite church officials saying they would no longer recognize it as Catholic. Cathedral High School announced Sunday that it's...

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case

Jun. 21, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also was sentenced Friday to 11 years and eight months of...

Buttigieg criticized after police killing of black man

Jun. 21, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer in the Indiana city where Pete Buttigieg is mayor on Friday accused the Democratic presidential candidate of failing to be aggressive enough in setting rules to curb police misconduct. Attorney Brian Coffman...

Pacers select European center with 18th pick in NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Pritchard added one surprisingly big piece to the Indiana Pacers roster in the NBA draft. Then he started working ahead, planning for a possible exodus of free agents and potentially being without Victor Oladipo until January. Indiana's president of basketball operations selected...

Archdiocese: School with gay teacher can't use Catholic name

Jun. 20, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of Indianapolis no longer will recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refuses to fire a teacher who's in a same-sex marriage, it announced Thursday. A decree to be issued Friday by Archbishop Charles Thompson says that Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School...

Indiana father acquitted in starvation death of 2-month-old

Jun. 20, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man has been acquitted in the 2017 starvation death of his 2-month-old daughter. WRTV-TV reports a jury returned the verdict late Wednesday in the case against William Moss following two days of testimony in Marion County Criminal Court. Moss and the baby's mother, Janet...

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements

Jun. 19, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL's top medical experts believe they can take the knowledge of college football physicians and trainers and the research from the NCAA to make football safer — together. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL's executive vice president for health and safety initiatives,...

Indiana attorney general sued over groping allegations

Jun. 18, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general is facing allegations of sexual harassment and defamation in a federal lawsuit filed by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year. The women and their lawyers announced the lawsuit against Republican state Attorney General Curtis...

The Latest: Indiana AG's office plans vigorous defense

Jun. 18, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indiana attorney general's office says it will vigorously defend him against a federal lawsuit by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last...

Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in central Indiana

Jun. 17, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes struck Indiana, damaging a school and other buildings and downing trees. It says three EF2 tornadoes with winds up to 130 mph (210 kph) struck Greene, Monroe and Rush counties during Saturday's outbreak and an EF-1 tornado with...