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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. A 60-day law license suspension is being recommended for Hill after allegations that he grabbed the buttocks of state Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, and inappropriately touched three other women during a party. The recommendation filed Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, with the state Supreme Court puts the Republican Hill's ability to remain as state government's top lawyer in jeopardy as he must have a law license to hold the position. It wasn't immediately clear how a temporary suspension would affect his status. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

60-day law license suspension suggested for Indiana AG

Feb. 14, 2020 5:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 60-day law license suspension is being recommended for Indiana’s attorney general after allegations that he grabbed the buttocks of a female state legislator and inappropriately touched three other women during a party. The recommendation filed Friday with the state Supreme...

FILE - This Sept. 17, 2014, file photo shows Dr. Ulrich Klopfer. Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill will preside over the mass burial Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, of more than 2,400 fetuses found last year at the suburban Chicago home of Klopfer, one of the Midwest's most prolific abortion doctors, days after he died. (South Bend Tribune via AP, File)

More than 2,400 fetuses found at Illinois home to be buried

Feb. 11, 2020 6:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — In what's sure to be a politically charged ceremony, more than 2,400 fetuses found last year at the suburban Chicago home of one of the Midwest's most prolific abortion doctors will be buried Wednesday in Indiana, a state with some of the nation's toughest anti-abortion laws. Indiana's top...

Fetal remains tied to Indiana abortion doctor to be buried

Feb. 10, 2020 4:53 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — More than 2,400 sets of fetal remains found last year in the Illinois garage and a car of an Indiana abortion doctor after he died will be buried Wednesday at a northern Indiana cemetery. The 2,411 sets of fetal remains that resulted from abortions Dr. Ulrich Klopfer performed in...

Scrap over old Indiana gay marriage ban derails popular bill

Jan. 31, 2020 1:43 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A potential fight over whether to repeal Indiana’s obsolete ban on same-sex marriages has sidetracked a widely supported proposal to raise the state's minimum age for getting married. The dustup happened when the bill making 18 the minimum age for most marriages wasn’t...

This Aug. 2, 2016 photo provided by Indiana Department of Natural Resources shows Bob Vollmer.  Vollmer, 102, who is Indiana's oldest state employee is retiring after nearly six decades on the job, saying that “your body tells you when it's time to go.”  Vollmer plans to report to work for the last time Feb. 6, 2020, as a surveyor for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The southern Indiana man, whose mother lived to be 108, joined the state agency in 1962.  (John Maxwell/ Indiana Department of Natural Resources via AP)

Man who is Indiana's oldest state employee retiring at 102

Jan. 15, 2020 1:25 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 102-year-old man who is Indiana's oldest state employee is retiring after nearly six decades on the job, saying that “your body tells you when it's time to go.” Bob Vollmer plans to report to work for the last time Feb. 6 as a surveyor for the Indiana Department of...

Fetal remains at abortion doc's properties can't be ID'd

Dec. 31, 2019 12:09 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shoddy record-keeping and the degraded condition of more than 2,400 sets of fetal remains that were found in the Illinois garage and a car of a late Indiana abortion doctor mean those remains cannot be identified, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by Indiana’s...