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Sparks win 5th straight, beat Fever 74-55

Jun. 20, 2018 12:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker scored 15 and the Los Angeles Sparks used their defense to win their fifth straight, 74-55 over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night. The Fever's offensive output was a season low in scoring as well as a season best defensively for the Sparks (9-2). Los Angeles pulled away...

Irish LB Coney pleads guilty to marijuana possession

Jun. 19, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame senior middle linebacker Te'von Coney pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana Tuesday and was given a year of probation for an incident that happened nearly two years ago. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Wayne Steele accepted a plea deal and put Coney on probation...

Indiana mom pleas in death of disabled 5-year-old daughter

Jun. 19, 2018 9:44 AM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana woman charged with neglect in the 2016 death of her disabled 5-year-old daughter has reached a plea agreement. The Terre Haute Tribune-Star reports that Tiffany Daugherty faces a sentence of 21 years, with a minimum of 10 years to be served in prison or community...

Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

Jun. 19, 2018 7:48 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane says he's overwhelmed by the widespread praise he's receiving online. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles (WEEL'-ihs) stopped the driver Saturday on Interstate 65 about 35 miles (56...

Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana

Jun. 18, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles (240...

The Latest: Highway reopens after Indiana train derailment

Jun. 18, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a freight train derailment and fire in Indiana (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities have lifted an evacuation order and reopened a major highway that was closed due to the derailment of a train that caught fire in southwestern Indiana. The Gibson County Sheriff's...

Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

Jun. 17, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

MARION, Ind. (AP) — Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there. The fire happened at Hop's Blues Room in Marion early Sunday — less than 24 hours after 35-year-old Roger Randolph was...

Fever get 1st win of season in 96-64 rout of Dream

Jun. 16, 2018 9:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victoria Vivians scored a career-best 21 points to help the Indiana Fever win their first game of the season, beating the Atlanta Dream 96-64 on Saturday night. The Fever (1-10) trailed 38-35 at halftime before outscoring the Dream 36-16 advantage in the third quarter. Indiana opened...

Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

Jun. 16, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph's brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the Indiana city where the two grew up. Police said that an officer heard gunfire at around 5 a.m. and found Roger Randolph bleeding between two cars outside of Hop's...

Courtney Force enjoying best stretch of Funny Car career

Jun. 15, 2018 10:00 PM EDT

Courtney Force has had a whirlwind few weeks, spending time in Nashville as a presenter at the CMT Music Awards, watching her husband Graham Rahal finish 10th at the Indianapolis 500 and squeezing in sponsor events in places like Chicago and Florida. And that's on top of putting together the most dominant stretch...