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Despite potential, Midwestern farms struggle to market fish

Jul. 03, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When drastic increases in food costs spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic left Andrew Caplinger struggling to find fresh catfish for his restaurants, he decided to try “an experimental” solution — growing his own. In the coming months, the Indianapolis...

AP source: Celtics get Pacers' Brogdon, bolster backcourt

Jul. 01, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brad Stevens thought the Boston Celtics needed another playmaker and more depth to win their first NBA title since 2007-08. He may have found both with one big move Friday. Boston's president of basketball operations acquired combo guard Malcolm...

Indiana pays nearly $520,000 to law firm for governor's suit

Jul. 01, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana governor’s office racked up more than $500,000 in legal bills for its successful court fight against an attempt by state legislators to give themselves more power to intervene during public health emergencies. The state has paid almost $520,000 to...

Courts asked to reinstate blocked Indiana anti-abortion laws

Jun. 28, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general is asking federal judges to lift orders blocking several state anti-abortion laws following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week to end constitutional protection for abortion. An appeal of one of those blocked Indiana laws...

DNR: Body of Indianapolis man recovered from Monroe Lake

Jun. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Divers on Monday recovered the body of an Indianapolis man who went missing in Monroe Lake in south central Indiana, conservation officers said. Officers said 34-year-old David Alejendor Mora-Segura was boating with friends when he disappeared around 2 p.m....

DNR: Kayaker dies after falling into eastern Indiana pond

Jun. 25, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

HOLTON, Ind. (AP) — The body of a 45-year-old Indianapolis man has been pulled from a pond in eastern Indiana after falling into the water while kayaking. Braulio Bustamante reportedly fell into the private pond about 6:45 p.m. Friday in Holton, the Indiana Department of Natural...

Indiana Oath Keeper member indicted on Capitol riot charges

Jun. 24, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., has indicted an Indianapolis member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group with conspiracy and other charges for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. The indictment unsealed Friday charges Michael...

Estate of man who died in police custody sues city, officers

Jun. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a man who died in custody after being shot with a stun gun filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Indianapolis and six police officers. The estate of Herman Whitfield III is seeking compensatory and punitive damages following the...

Man who threw Molotov cocktails at Oregon police sentenced

Jun. 22, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a 25-year-old man who threw Molotov cocktails at police in Portland, Oregon, during mass protests against police brutality to 10 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Marco A. Hernandez in Portland sentenced Malik Fard Muhammad,...

US pools close, go without lifeguards amid labor shortage

Jun. 21, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Manager Ashley Ford strode the perimeter of one of Indianapolis' five open swimming pools, monitoring kids as they jumped off a diving board or careened into the water from a curved slide. Four lifeguards, whistles at the ready, watched from their tall chairs stationed around...