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Frank Sensabaugh, also known as Frank Nitty, who is the leader of Black Lives Matter group, is released from the jail, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. He was marching from Milwaukee, Wis., to Washington, D.C., when he was arrested along with two other group leaders on same day near Warsaw, Indiana. (AP Photo/Times Union- Amanda Bridgman)

3 Milwaukee residents headed to DC event arrested in Indiana

Aug. 13, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — Three men who are members of a Milwaukee group that's marching to the nation's capital for a national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington were arrested in northern Indiana after police said they were blocking traffic on a highway. Frank David Sensabaugh, 30, Eric...

Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler waits between plays during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

NBA sees seven of the eight first-round matchups set

Aug. 13, 2020 2:59 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA playoff bracket is nearly set. Wednesday’s results filled in five of what were the six unknown matchups for Round 1 of the postseason, which starts next week at Walt Disney World. In the Western Conference: Houston and Oklahoma City will meet in the first round,...

Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, reacts during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Castroneves gets refresher course in quest for 4th Indy win

Aug. 12, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves understands the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval better than most. He's won three 500 titles, finished second three times and started from the pole four times. Fourteen of his 19 career starts resulted in top-10 finishes and from 2007-18, he completed a record 2,310...

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots a three-point basket against the Indiana Pacers in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Turner helps Indiana hold off Harden rally to beat Rockets

Aug. 12, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Myles Turner had 18 points, reserve Edmond Sumner added a season-high 17 and Indiana held off a late rally by Houston and James Harden to break a five-game losing streak to the Rockets, 108-104 on Wednesday. It looked as if the Pacers had locked up the win when they went up...

Pato O'Ward, of Mexico, walks back to the garage area during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Drivers get on track at empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Aug. 12, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal walked through Gasoline Alley tapping away on his phone, no fear of bumping into anyone as he took a break during the first day of Indianapolis 500 practice. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a ghost town. The coronavirus pandemic forced the speedway to proceed with...

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks during a meeting with higher education leaders on safely reopening schools, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Governor backs delay to possible Indiana school funding cuts

Aug. 12, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s public schools would be assured of full state funding for the rest of this year under a plan announced by the governor Wednesday to sidestep a warning from a top fellow Republican that schools could face a 15% cut if they didn’t hold in-person classes. Republican...

Mike Jacobis pushes a portion of tree trunk away as a neighbor helps on the ground in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. The tree, which fell in Monday's storm, fell and damaged Jacobis' porch and the roof over a second-floor bedroom and closet. (Liz Martin/The Gazette via AP)

'Kicked in the teeth': Devastation mounts from Midwest storm

Aug. 12, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The impact of a wind storm that tore through the Midwest continued to grow Wednesday, as widespread power outages kept businesses closed, limited communication, spoiled food and caused long lines at gas stations. The rare storm known as a derecho hit Monday, devastating parts of the...

Indiana health officials say West Nile virus in 3 counties

Aug. 12, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mosquitoes in three of Indiana's most populous counties have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health officials said Wednesday in urging Hoosiers to take steps to protect themselves from the insect's bites. As of Aug. 6, mosquitoes in Allen (Fort Wayne), Marion (Indianapolis)...

Suspect in Wisconsin officer shooting arrested in Indiana

Aug. 12, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A 29-year-old man suspected of shooting and wounding a Kenosha police officer last weekend is under arrest in Indiana, authorities said Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Justice said the suspect was arrested Tuesday night in Gary, Indiana, on suspicion of attempted first-degree...

Indiana Pacers head coach Nate McMillan and forward Doug McDermott (20) react to a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Contract extension gives McMillan 2 more seasons with Pacers

Aug. 12, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan wasn't sure how this season would end. So before the league's teams arrived in the NBA bubble, McMillan and president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard started discussing a potential contract extension. On Wednesday, McMillan and the Pacers...