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Indiana man dies after police subdue him with stun gun

Mar. 19, 2020 11:44 AM EDT

GRANGER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man has died in custody shortly after a sheriff's deputy used a stun gun to subdue him when he refused to drop a knife, authorities said. St. Joseph County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday went to a home in Granger, just east of South Bend, on a report that a...

Notre Dame's Rex Pflueger (0) looks to pass around Virginia Tech's Landers Nolley II (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Gibbs scores game-high 22 points as Irish beat Virginia Tech

Mar. 7, 2020 5:58 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mike Brey’s Notre Dame basketball team knows the Tobacco Road ahead for an NCAA tournament bid could be a long shot for his team. But T.J. Gibbs believes the Irish are on a mission following their 64-56 victory Saturday over Virginia Tech in the regular-season finale for...

Council member Sharon McBride reaches over to Council member Henry Davis Jr.  during a press conference by Special Prosecutor Ric Hertel, Friday, March 6, 2020, at the County City Building in South Bend, Ind., releasing the findings of an investigation into the death of Eric Logan. Hertel said that evidence showed Logan approached South Bend Police Sgt. Ryan O’Neill's with a knife and the officer feared for his safety when he fired two shots, one of which struck Logan in the upper abdomen. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Prosecutor: Ex-Indiana cop justified in black man's killing

Mar. 6, 2020 5:08 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A white former South Bend police officer was justified in the fatal shooting of an African American man last summer, but he was charged Friday with soliciting a prostitute a month before the shooting that roiled then-Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign, a special prosecutor...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly watches warmups before the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Orlando, Fla. Notre Dame heads to spring practice with question marks at various spots, but not at quarterback where Ian Book will be returning for the Fighting Irish. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Kelly pleased as Irish begin journey toward 2020 CFP berth

Mar. 5, 2020 3:45 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly already knows the outcome of Notre Dame’s next football game. It’s the rest of the schedule that matters as the Fighting Irish try to end a national championship drought that dates to 1988. “In spring practice we’re not out to win –...

Florida State's M.J. Walker (23) drives as Notre Dame's Nate Laszewski defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

No. 7 Florida State rallies to beat Notre Dame 73-71

Mar. 5, 2020 1:03 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — In the end, it didn't matter how infrequently Florida State led Notre Dame. The No. 7 Seminoles were ahead in the end, earning a 73-71 comeback victory over the Fighting Irish. Trent Forrest’s putback with 3.8 seconds left capped a ferocious late charge and Florida State...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane, speaks at his campaign event at Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

5 key questions ahead of critical Super Tuesday primaries

Mar. 3, 2020 12:21 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Tuesday is the biggest day of the primary calendar, when 14 states from the Atlantic to the Pacific vote on the Democratic presidential nominee. The roster includes the nation's two most populous states, California and Texas, and nearly one-third of all the delegates at July's Democratic...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., takes the stage before speaking to supporters, Monday, March 2, 2020, in the Monterey Park section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Latest: Warren cheers Latina janitors who won higher pay

Mar. 2, 2020 11:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 11:55 p.m. In her final campaign stop in California, Elizabeth Warren is telling the story of Latina janitors who organized for better working conditions. Warren is delivering her speech in East Los Angeles, which is heavily...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., endorses Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign rally Monday, March 2, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

On Super Tuesday eve, Biden gets boost from former rivals

Mar. 2, 2020 10:50 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden's presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super Tuesday states. The urgency of the...

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign event in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Inside the final month of Buttigieg's historic campaign

Mar. 2, 2020 10:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He opened February by sharing victory with one of the Democratic Party's best-known figures and ended it with a humbling defeat at the hands of another. Yet Pete Buttigieg's unlikely path over the last 30 days exceeded virtually everyone's expectations of his presidential ambitions,...

Buttigieg's White House bid ensures place in LGBTQ history

Mar. 2, 2020 10:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A divisive debate over same-sex marriage animated the 2004 presidential election as voters across the country approved constitutional amendments banning such unions. Sixteen years later, with those bans invalidated and his husband by his side, Pete Buttigieg became the first openly gay man...