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Eric Holcomb is sworn in as Indiana's governor by Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush on a bible held by his wife, Janet, during an inaugural ceremony at the Indiana State Museum, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Indiana governor starts new term, says state clawing back

Jan. 11, 2021 3:46 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb began his second term in office Monday with a hopeful speech looking beyond the coronavirus pandemic, saying the state is “steadily clawing” its way back. The 52-year-old Republican governor described as the state’s strengths for economic...

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks during a media availability from the Statehouse, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Low-key start to Holcomb's new term as Indiana governor

Jan. 9, 2021 12:29 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will have a low-key start to his second term on Monday as the coronavirus pandemic that has dominated the past year continues looming over the state. The 52-year-old Republican governor, who won a landslide reelection in November, entered office in 2017 with an...

Indiana AG: No charges recommended in fetal remains case

Dec. 30, 2020 3:20 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general recommended no criminal charges or licensing actions Wednesday after concluding an investigation into more than 2,000 sets of fetal remains found last year at the suburban Chicago garage of a late prolific abortion doctor. Attorney General Curtis Hill...

Indiana attorney general must pay $19K in disciplinary case

Nov. 21, 2020 11:57 AM EST

The Indiana Supreme Court has ordered state Attorney General Curtis Hill to pay more than $19,000 in expenses in a disciplinary case stemming from allegations he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party. The order issued Friday by the high court and agreed to by the five justices directs Hill...