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Court: IBM owes Indiana more than $70M in automation dispute

Jun. 26, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Supreme Court has decided IBM Corp. must pay the state more than $70 million over the company's failed effort to automate much of the state's welfare services. The court ruling released Wednesday upholds lower court rulings in the case that began in 2010 when Indiana and...

21 arrested in federal drug crackdown in Fort Wayne area

Jun. 26, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — More than 20 people, mostly from northeast Indiana, were arrested on federal drug charges after the FBI and local police executed multiple search warrants in the region Wednesday. Seventeen residents of Fort Wayne, three from Columbia City and one from Indianapolis were indicted on...

Work starting on new Indiana State Police aviation base

Jun. 25, 2019 5:49 AM EDT

GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Construction is starting on a new Indiana State Police aviation base at a suburban Indianapolis airport. State police and Greenwood city officials took part in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the project at the Indy South Greenwood Airport. The estimated $2.5 million project...

9 Indiana airports receive federal infrastructure grants

Jun. 24, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has announced nine Indiana airports will share more than $3 million in infrastructure grants. The largest of the grants announced Monday was more than $1 million to Madison Municipal Airport to install perimeter fencing. Knox/Starke County Airport is...

Indiana school firing gay teacher to keep archdiocese ties

Jun. 24, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop has forced a Catholic high school to fire a gay teacher, just days after another school in the city defied a similar order despite church officials saying they would no longer recognize it as Catholic. Cathedral High School announced Sunday that it's...

Man seeking help after I-465 crash fatally struck by car

Jun. 23, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man walking near an interstate ramp after his vehicle was involved in a crash was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Indianapolis. Indiana State Police say troopers were dispatched around 4 a.m. on Sunday for a single-vehicle crash to a ramp near Interstate 465 eastbound and Harding...

Destroyed historic bridge finds new Indianapolis-area home

Jun. 22, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — A historic covered bridge that was destroyed by storms and has been stored in a barn for years will soon provide access across a river in suburban Indianapolis. The 330-foot-long (100-meter-long) Bell Ford bridge was built in 1869 of wrought iron and timber, and is listed in the...

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case

Jun. 21, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also was sentenced Friday to 11 years and eight months of...

Buttigieg criticized after police killing of black man

Jun. 21, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer in the Indiana city where Pete Buttigieg is mayor on Friday accused the Democratic presidential candidate of failing to be aggressive enough in setting rules to curb police misconduct. Attorney Brian Coffman...

Pacers select European center with 18th pick in NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Pritchard added one surprisingly big piece to the Indiana Pacers roster in the NBA draft. Then he started working ahead, planning for a possible exodus of free agents and potentially being without Victor Oladipo until January. Indiana's president of basketball operations selected...