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Dillinger family members apply again to exhume his grave

Sep. 18, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume his Indianapolis gravesite. The Indiana State Department of Health said it received the latest application Tuesday. Dillinger's family first applied to exhume the remains in July as part of a...

Vinatieri insists retirement never was contemplated

Sep. 17, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri just needed some time to clear his head. The rumored retirement apparently was never under consideration. In his first public comments since leaving the stadium Sunday, the NFL's career scoring leader explained he misspoke when saying he would answer questions on the...

Indiana judge wants reinstatement after felonies dropped

Sep. 17, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A southern Indiana judge wants to return to the bench after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a fight outside an Indianapolis fast-food restaurant during which he and another judge were shot. The News and Tribune reports Clark Circuit Judge Andrew Adams...

Guatemalan gets 3½ more years after crash killed Colts LB

Sep. 17, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man convicted of drunken driving in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been sentenced to an additional 42 months in prison for illegally re-entering the U.S. after being deported. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday...

Reich still confident in Vinatieri despite early-season woes

Sep. 16, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich still wants Adam Vinatieri to be his kicker. For now, he is. The NFL's career scoring leader left the team complex Monday afternoon without speaking to reporters, though he promised a day earlier he would as speculation swirled that the 46-year-old...

Colts find old-school philosophy still works in new-look NFL

Sep. 16, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich made one thing perfectly clear during the offseason. He expected the Colts to finish among the league's top-five rushing offenses. At this rate, they might even exceed Reich's expectations. Two games into the season, the Colts have the NFL's No. 2...

US couple accused of ditching adopted girl, moving to Canada

Sep. 13, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana prosecutors have charged a couple with abandoning their adopted daughter in 2013 and moving to Canada, leaving the girl, who was just 11 years old and has dwarfism, in a rented apartment but providing her with no other financial support. Tippecanoe County prosecutors filed...

Vinatieri looking to rebound after missing 3 kicks in opener

Sep. 12, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri felt fine during last weekend's game at Los Angeles. Long snapper Luke Rhodes thought everything went off without a hitch, too. Then the NFL's career scoring leader inexplicably missed three kicks, and the 24-year veteran long dubbed the best...

History Channel drops out of planned Dillinger documentary

Sep. 11, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis sought by two relatives of the notorious criminal who question whether he's truly buried there. A&E Networks...

Indiana judge pleads guilty in fight that led to shooting

Sep. 9, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A southern Indiana judge pleaded guilty Monday to a battery charge stemming from a fight outside an Indianapolis fast-food restaurant during which he and another judge were shot and wounded. Clark County Circuit Judge Andrew Adams pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor battery charge in a...