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First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

Oct. 16, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI's Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year when another passenger noticed child pornography on his laptop screen. When the bus pulled into Billings,...

Buckled track blamed in fiery Indiana freight derailment

Oct. 16, 2018 8:48 AM EDT

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — Officials say a buckled stretch of track is believed to have caused a fiery freight train derailment in southwestern Indiana that belched black smoke into the sky and forced the evacuation of nearby homes. The Evansville Courier & Press reports that the update on the...

3-year-old accidentally shoots, wounds 2-year-old brother

Oct. 16, 2018 8:37 AM EDT

MARION, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot and wounded his 2-year-old brother at their home in northeastern Indiana. The shooting happened Monday near the Grant County community of Marion, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis. State police and the county...

Colts dropping ball as losses mount, games slip away

Oct. 15, 2018 8:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts coach Frank Reich doesn't need to spend much time dissecting game tapes to figure out what's going wrong. He sees it with his own eyes at full speed. Dropped passes, turnovers and inexplicable penalties have fueled the Colts' four-game losing streak, leaving them in a big...

Pacers keep key piece in place by giving Turner new deal

Oct. 15, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have signed 22-year-old Myles Turner to a contract extension. Team officials made the announcement Monday but declined to provide details of the deal. It is a four-year deal worth $72 million, espn.com reported. A message was left by The Associated Press with Turner's...

Hoosiers issue challenge to rebound after 2 straight losses

Oct. 15, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

Wes Martin and Jacob Robinson beat Indiana coach Tom Allen to the speech Monday. After contemplating a second straight loss for roughly 36 hours, the two seniors wanted to make this weekend's challenge perfectly clear to their teammates. So Allen quickly stepped aside, let Martin and Robinson take center stage...

Supreme Court asked to review abortion law signed by Pence

Oct. 15, 2018 11:40 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments over a law that bars women from having abortions based on gender, race or disability. Vice President Mike Pence signed the law in 2016 when he was Indiana's governor. But federal courts have blocked it, saying it violates a...

Overextended: Why schools rush to extend coach contracts

Oct. 15, 2018 7:05 AM EDT

Coming off a division title that included a victory against its archrival, Auburn faced the prospect of losing its coach. Who knows whether Gus Malzahn really wanted to return to his home state and become the head football coach at Arkansas, another SEC school, but Auburn's leadership decided it did not want to...

Book, Boykin bail out No. 5 Notre Dame in 19-14 win vs Pitt

Oct. 13, 2018 10:30 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Wide receiver Miles Boykin had a message for quarterback Ian Book after No. 5 Notre Dame remained unbeaten, coming from behind and then holding off Pittsburgh. "I told him winning is fun, but let's not win like this again," the 6-foot-4 Boykin said after he caught the game-winning,...

Late TD pass lifts Missouri State past Indiana State 29-26

Oct. 13, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Peyton Huslig lofted a 4-yard touchdown pass to Lorenzo Thomas with 16 seconds remaining to lift Missouri State past Indiana State 29-26 on Saturday. Missouri State (4-2, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference) bounced back from a 35-28 road loss last week to South Dakota that snapped a...