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March trial set for suspect in Indiana officer's slaying

Jan. 23, 2022 09:33 AM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man indicted in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute police detective who was also an FBI task force officer faces a March trial in the slaying. U.S. Magistrate Judge Craig McKee scheduled Shane Meehan's trial to begin March 28 at the federal...

Krikke scores 21 to carry Valparaiso past Indiana St. 75-73

Jan. 22, 2022 15:57 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Ben Krikke had 21 points and his final two on a jumper with six seconds left lifted Valparaiso past Indiana State 75-73 on Saturday. Preston Ruedinger's three-pointer with 3:24 left put the Beacons up by eight, 73-65, but Indiana State scored eight straight...

Grand jury indicts suspect in Indiana officer's slaying

Jan. 19, 2022 18:47 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted an Indiana man Wednesday on charges that would make him eligible for the death penalty if he's convicted in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute police detective and FBI task force officer. Shane Meehan, 45, of Terre Haute, was...

July trial set for Kentucky man charged in Indiana killing

Jan. 19, 2022 15:34 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A judge set a July trial Wednesday for a Kentucky man charged in the 2018 slaying of a Terre Haute man. Vigo Superior Court Judge John Roach ordered Zavius E. King, 28, of Louisville, Kentucky, held without bond and set his jury trial for July 11. ...

Williamson's run sends Loyola Chicago past Indiana St.

Jan. 15, 2022 23:56 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Lucas Williamson scored 17 points and Marquise Kennedy scored 15 and Loyola Chicago won its ninth straight beating Indiana State 64-56 on Saturday. The Ramblers (13-2, 4-0 Missouri Valley Conference) are off to their best start in conference action since...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jan. 14, 2022 14:45 PM EST

KPC News. Jan. 9, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers should (but won’t) listen to police Indiana lawmakers are advancing a bill to eliminate the requirement to obtain a permit to carry a handgun in the state, despite a long line of police agencies lining up to tell them...

Sony laying off 100, moving Indiana disc work to Austria

Jan. 14, 2022 12:56 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Sony DADC is cutting about 100 workers at a western Indiana plant that began cranking out compact discs in the 1980s and will move all the plant's gaming and disc manufacturing to Austria. The workforce reduction will likely occur in March and disc...

Sheriff: Indiana coal miner dies in underground accident

Jan. 08, 2022 11:55 AM EST

OAKTOWN, Ind. (AP) — A coal miner died in an underground accident in southern Indiana, authorities said Saturday. The incident occurred late Friday at the Sunrise mine in Oaktown in Knox County, near the border with Illinois, Sullivan County Sheriff Clark Cottom said. ...

2 die after vehicle struck by train in Terre Haute

Jan. 06, 2022 16:39 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Two people died early Thursday after their vehicle was struck by a train at a railroad crossing in western Indiana. Police in Terre Haute said Brianna Clark and Subrina Smith died from their injuries after being ejected from the vehicle. Their ages and...

Lawsuit dropped over awarding of Terre Haute casino license

Jan. 05, 2022 17:10 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the selection of a company to build a new Terre Haute casino has been dropped, clearing a hurdle for the stalled project. A Marion County judge dismissed the lawsuit Wednesday at the request of a casino company that objected to the...