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Actor Adam Driver talks KKK presence in Indiana

Aug. 21, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — "Star Wars" actor Adam Driver has raised some eyebrows in his northern Indiana hometown after saying Ku Klux Klan rallies were frequent during his childhood and that some of his neighbors were Klan members. The Indianapolis Star reports the Mishawaka native made the comments during a...

Notre Dame receivers reaching for new heights

Aug. 21, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Be it on the field or in the classroom, Notre Dame teammates Miles Boykin and Julian Love can't seem to put aside their competition. Boykin, a senior wide receiver and the game MVP last January in Notre Dame's 21-17 win over LSU in the Citrus Bowl, can't wait to catch touchdown...

Stewart is AP Player of the Year; Collen coach of year

Aug. 21, 2018 1:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart has taken her game to a new level this year to lead Seattle to the top spot in the league. Her efforts earned her Associated Press WNBA Player of the Year honors on Tuesday. The award was chosen by the 14-member media panel that votes for the weekly poll. Stewart averaged...

Comedian Andy Gross apologizes to outraged Purdue students

Aug. 21, 2018 10:25 AM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Comedian Andy Gross is apologizing after a performance at Indiana's Purdue University angered some students and led school officials to call parts of his act "inappropriate." A representative for Los Angeles-based comedian and ventriloquist says Gross is "profoundly sorry" and...

Indiana man gets 15-year prison term in terror-related case

Aug. 21, 2018 8:47 AM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to terror-related charges has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen on Monday also sentenced Marlonn Hicks of Crown Point to three years of supervised release, to be served after his prison term. Hicks...

Ravens crash Luck's homecoming with 20-19 preseason win

Aug. 21, 2018 12:31 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Luck's Indianapolis homecoming. They picked him off before allowing a completion, and Terrell Suggs nearly chopped the ball out of Luck's hands on a sack. The Ravens then secured a 20-19 preseason win over the Colts by stopping a late 2-point...

New report confirms East Chicago lead troubles

Aug. 20, 2018 3:10 PM EDT

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana residents and environmental advocates say they're concerned that a federal agency took two years to release its first report about blood-lead levels in children who live at a lead-tainted Superfund site. Many young children who lived at the USS Lead Superfund...

Rossi wins at Pocono in race marred by violent wreck

Aug. 19, 2018 11:06 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens' car airborne, ripped up the catchfence and left the tub of the rookie's Honda toppled on the asphalt. The crash at Pocono Raceway was the latest grim reminder how drivers in...

The Latest: Wickens hospitalized after IndyCar crash

Aug. 19, 2018 10:48 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 10:41 p.m. IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in the race. IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary contusion...

Park reclaims No. 1 world ranking with playoff win in Indy

Aug. 19, 2018 9:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sung Hyun Park blew one chance to jump back on top of the world Sunday. The South Korean star made sure it didn't happen again. After missing a short birdie putt on the final hole of regulation and leaving the door open for Lizette Salas, Park made a 15-foot birdie putt on the first...