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Sheriff: Toddler dies after left in car for hours in Indiana

Jul. 9, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A sheriff says a child has died after being left in a car for several hours on the campus of the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding says his office received a call of a medical emergency around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. He says the child...

Boy who fell into Indiana pipe rescued during fireworks

Jul. 5, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy watching fireworks in Indiana was rescued after falling roughly 30 feet (9 meters) into a water-filled pipe. A crowd watched as rescuers in Evansville lowered a swing-set seat into the pipe and pulled him up Thursday night. The fire department says...

Authorities: 4 dead after rural southwestern Indiana crash

Jun. 28, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

ELNORA, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two children and two adults have died in a crash after the driver failed to yield at a stop sign in southwestern Indiana. Daviess County Chief Deputy Steve Sturgis says Matthew Grimes of Evansville pulled out in the path of a westbound F-150 about 6:30 p.m. Thursday....

Girl Scout, 11, killed by falling tree at Indiana camp

Jun. 25, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

CANNELTON, Ind. (AP) — An 11-year-old Girl Scout was fatally injured when a tree suddenly fell on her and three others as they hiked along a gravel road at a southern Indiana campground, authorities said. It was raining when deputies arrived at Camp Koch about 11:30 a.m. Monday but there had been no severe...

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington

May. 27, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern France during the invasion. He died in March at age 96....