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Reich ready to roll dice again when Colts, Texans square off

Oct. 17, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich prefers taking the aggressive approach. His coaching staff understands it. His players respect it. And opponents know they must be prepared to confront it. Sometimes, the fourth-down gambles pay off — as they did earlier this season at...

Police: Toddler finds mom's gun, accidentally shoots self

Oct. 17, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

MOORESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police in central Indiana say a toddler found his mother's unsecured gun while she was out of the room and accidentally shot himself to death. The Morgan County Sheriff's Department says the shooting occurred Wednesday morning at a home outside Mooresville, about 15 miles (24...

Indiana attorney general tries barring testimony against him

Oct. 16, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is trying to block two women from testifying about allegations of sexual misconduct as he prepares for an upcoming disciplinary hearing on separate claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year. The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary...

Pedestrian finds baby alive in bag along Indiana roadway

Oct. 16, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — Southern Indiana police say an infant found abandoned inside a bag left near a roadway is alive and healthy. Seymour police say a person walking their dog found the child Tuesday afternoon along a fence row about 20 yards (18 meters) from a road on Seymour's southeast side. Officers...

Jury selection begins in woman's trial for bus stop deaths

Oct. 15, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Jury selection is underway in the trial of an Indiana woman accused of killing three children by striking them with a pickup truck as they crossed a two-lane state highway to board a school bus. Alyssa Shepherd faces three counts of reckless homicide and other charges in the Oct. 30,...

Leonard returns to Colts' practice following bye week

Oct. 14, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard spent the Indianapolis Colts' past three games watching from his house. There, the energetic defensive leader anxiously paced back and forth, shouting at three television screens, dressed in his jersey while using social media to support his teammates....

Voters weary of more investigations as impeachment ramps up

Oct. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — As Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump intensifies, Mark Stenske feels like he's seen this movie before, and the storyline is getting old. First, there was the nearly two-year investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and Trump's possible role...

3 judges faces misconduct charges over shootings of 2

Oct. 11, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Judicial officials filed disciplinary charges Friday against three southern Indiana judges involved in a night of bar-hopping that ended with two of them being shot and seriously wounded during a fight outside a downtown Indianapolis fast-food restaurant. The Indiana Commission on...

Colts use depth, ground game to build momentum without Luck

Oct. 10, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Outsiders thought Andrew Luck's surprise retirement would doom the Indianapolis Colts' playoff hopes. Turns out, it only made them more determined. Five games into the season, Indy heads into the bye week with three wins, tied for the AFC South lead with Houston and full of momentum...

Indianapolis man gets 53 years for murder of 1-year-old girl

Oct. 10, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 53 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl and the wounding of her 19-year-old aunt. Twenty-eight-year-old Darrin Banks learned his punishment Wednesday after being convicted of murder and battery by means of a deadly weapon....