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2 arrested in shooting of off-duty Kentucky sheriff's deputy

Jan. 13, 2022 17:53 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two men have been charged in the death of a Kentucky sheriff's deputy who was shot while working an off-duty security job last year. Jesse Johnson, 28, and Marquis Mitchell, 18, were charged with murder in a Jefferson County indictment unsealed Thursday,...

New Albany officer pleads guilty to misconduct, will resign

Dec. 21, 2021 12:11 PM EST

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to official misconduct and agreed to resign from the department after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a police informant. Adam N. Schneider pleaded guilty Monday in Floyd County to one felony...

All Indiana counties getting part of $500M regional grants

Dec. 14, 2021 17:52 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All 92 Indiana counties will get a piece of the $500 million in regional development grants being handed out by state officials, an economic development agency decided Tuesday. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. board approved awarding money to all 17...

Photo from tornado-damaged home lands almost 130 miles away

Dec. 12, 2021 20:32 PM EST

When Katie Posten walked outside Saturday morning to her car parked in her driveway, she saw something that looked like a note or receipt stuck to the windshield. She grabbed it and saw it was a black and white photo of a woman in a striped sundress and headscarf holding a little boy...

Mid-19th century Indiana farmhouse to be moved, not razed

Nov. 20, 2021 09:51 AM EST

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A brick farmhouse that's one of the last remaining 19th-century buildings of its kind in a southern Indiana city will be saved from demolition and moved to a new location by a developer. Under an agreement approved Thursday by the New Albany City...

Indiana lawmaker quitting after split over GOP redistricting

Oct. 28, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana legislator who was the only Republican senator to vote against the new GOP-drawn election district maps has decided to resign with a year left in his term. Republican Sen. Ron Grooms of Jeffersonville had said in June that...

Indiana man asks court to review sentence in wife's slaying

Oct. 27, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man who was sentenced to 65 years in prison last year for killing his wife and dismembering and hiding her body has asked the Indiana Supreme Court to review his sentence. Judson K. Hoover's petition to the state's high court...