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Man charged with killing Indianapolis police officer found guilty but mentally ill

Feb. 23, 2024 19:39 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man charged with killing an Indianapolis police officer was found guilty but mentally ill Friday. Elliahs Dorsey, 31, of Indianapolis, was convicted of killing Metropolitan Police Department Officer Breann Leath in 2020 while she responded to a domestic...

Professional bowler extradited to Ohio weeks after arrest while competing in Indiana tournament

Feb. 23, 2024 11:19 AM EST

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A professional bowler who was arrested by U.S. Marshals while he was competing in an Indiana tournament earlier this month has been extradited back to Ohio to face charges related to child sexual abuse material. Brandon Novak, 35, of Chillicothe, Ohio, was...

Authorities identify woman killed in Indianapolis Waffle House shooting

Feb. 20, 2024 12:41 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Indianapolis have released the name of a 35-year-old woman who was slain during a shooting that apparently started with an argument between two groups of people at a Waffle House restaurant. Crystal Kennebrew was pronounced dead at a hospital...

The Hoosier Gym, home of the Hickory Huskers, still resonates with basketball fans

Feb. 20, 2024 12:24 PM EST

KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (AP) — The court is the same one where Jimmy Chitwood played. The locker room is exactly as it was when Norman Dale coached. The wall separating the bleachers from the floor is still there. Things change. The Hoosier Gym doesn’t. About 35 miles...

Waffle House shooting in Indianapolis leaves 1 dead, 5 injured, police say

Feb. 19, 2024 15:32 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One woman was killed and five more were wounded when an argument escalated to gunfire at a Waffle House restaurant in Indianapolis early Monday, police said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the restaurant around 12:30 a.m., the Indianapolis...

Pacers' Tyrese Haliburton thrives in the spotlight of a busy NBA All-Star weekend

Feb. 19, 2024 15:24 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton found himself playing a new role on NBA All-Star weekend — host. He served as Indianapolis' unofficial ambassador. He became a part-time concierge, offering suggestions for restaurant choices and places to visit. He...

NBA All-Star weekend takeaways: Lots of points, lots of winners in Indy

Feb. 19, 2024 06:01 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NBA All-Star weekend in Indianapolis had plenty of winners. There was Damian Lillard, a 3-point shootout winner Saturday and the All-Star Game MVP on Sunday — a two-trophy weekend the likes of which only Michael Jordan pulled off previously. There were Stephen...

Damian Lillard sweeps All-Star weekend by adding MVP Award to 3-point title

Feb. 19, 2024 00:35 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard came to Indianapolis with one purpose — to win. On Sunday, the first-time All-Star starter headed home with a rare All-Star weekend sweep. Lillard earned MVP honors by scoring 39 points, making 11 3-pointers...

LeBron James still committed to Paris Olympics, but health remains the big key

Feb. 18, 2024 22:02 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James still wants to participate in the Paris Olympics this summer, sure sounds like extending his NBA career for at least a couple more seasons is an option and said he would like to see his playing days end as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Of...

Haliburton, Davis say they'll commit to USA Basketball for Paris Games if asked

Feb. 17, 2024 16:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton played a ton of basketball last summer as part of the team that USA Basketball sent to the Philippines for the World Cup. And he's hoping to play a ton of basketball this summer, too. Haliburton didn't hesitate when asked...