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Sibande carries Miami (Ohio) over Purdue Fort Wayne 84-80

Nov. 13, 2019 10:05 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Nike Sibande posted 19 points as Miami (Ohio) held off Purdue Fort Wayne 84-80 on Wednesday night. Sibande, who returned to the RedHawks (1-1) after declaring for the NBA draft and going through summer workouts, made 7 of 13 from the field and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line....

Pacers' move shows Oladipo ready to take next step in rehab

Nov. 12, 2019 2:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have temporarily assigned guard Victor Oladipo to their G League affiliate in Fort Wayne. It's largely a procedural move that gives the two-time All-Star an opportunity to get extra practice time. The Pacers played at Orlando on Sunday and did not hold a shootaround...

Indiana medical coverage lags surrounding states

Nov. 8, 2019 1:14 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana had a higher percentage of people lacking medical insurance than any neighboring state in 2018. The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that 8.3% of the state's residents were uninsured last year, while only 5.4% were not covered in Michigan and 5.6% in Kentucky. Director of...

Godfrey lifts Purdue Fort Wayne past Manchester 91-80

Nov. 7, 2019 9:36 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jarred Godfrey had 20 points as Purdue Fort Wayne beat Manchester 91-80 on Thursday night. Matt Holba had 16 points as six Mastodons scored in double figures. Tionne Rollins added 13 points and Dylan Carl had 12 and nine rebounds. Marcus DeBerry added 11 points and Brian Patrick...

Democratic mayors win reelection in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne

Nov. 5, 2019 10:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Democratic mayors of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne cruised to big victories in Tuesday's local elections, denying Republicans their hopes of capturing leadership in either of Indiana's largest cities. Voters decided who would fill dozens of mayoral offices for the next four years,...

Indiana GOP aiming to take some mayor offices from Democrats

Nov. 2, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republicans are pressing to snatch control of some Indiana mayoral offices from Democrats and further boost the GOP's political dominance in the state. The outcome of Tuesday's local elections will also decide whether a new casino can be built in Terre Haute and the fate of...

Indiana man convicted in April slaying of barbershop owner

Oct. 31, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A man arrested last spring in Mississippi in the fatal shooting of an Indiana barber has been convicted in that slaying. An Allen County jury convicted 35-year-old James Dodson Jr. of Fort Wayne on Wednesday of murder and criminal recklessness in 46-year-old Michael LoVett Jr.'s...

Put your hooves up: Trooper OK after deer lands in car

Oct. 27, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

BLUFFTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana state trooper had an unwanted passenger: A deer crashed through the windshield of a patrol car. A state police spokesman says Trooper A.J. Repass was "doing well" after the collision early Saturday. But Sgt. Brian Walker on Twitter says Repass' car is "definitely going to...

Doctor who kept fetuses is vilified in life and death

Oct. 25, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dr. Ulrich Klopfer competed so avidly in the 1970s to perform the most abortions each day at a Chicago clinic that it was said he would set his coffee aside, jump to his feet in the break room and rush to the operating table whenever his chief rival in the macabre derby walked by. That early...

More fetal remains found as probe of late doctor continues

Oct. 11, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The discovery of more than 2,400 sets of fetal remains in the Illinois garage and a car owned by a late doctor who performed abortions in Indiana for decades has left authorities in the two states trying to figure out what happened, if any laws were broken, and why he held onto the...