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Man dies following boating accident in Indiana reservoir

Oct. 20, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A 71-year-old man has died following a boating accident in eastern Indiana. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Lenard Anderson was thrown Sunday morning from a boat he was operating after it collided with another vessel in Prairie Creek Reservoir, northeast of...

Girl shot, wounded after gunshots fired at Indiana home

Oct. 20, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

MARION, Ind. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl has been wounded after shots were fired into a northeastern Indiana home. WANE-TV reports Sunday that the girl was shot in the knee in Marion, northeast of Indianapolis. She was taken to a hospital with a wound that was not considered life-threatening. Relatives of the...

School board names facility after Papa John's founder

Oct. 20, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana high school baseball complex will be named in honor of the founder of Papa John's who opened his first pizza restaurant in the city, even though his name was last year stripped from another renovation project because he made racist comments. John Schnatter...

Public sessions set on plans for I-69 extension's final leg

Oct. 20, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State officials have set three public meetings in central Indiana for updates on plans for the final leg of the Interstate 69 extension project that's been under construction since 2008. The Indiana Department of Transportation expects significant construction to start next year...

Indianapolis animal shelter filled, offering free adoptions

Oct. 20, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis' largest public animal shelter is offering free adoptions because it's run out of space to house any more cats and dogs. The Indianapolis Animal Care Services' shelter said Friday that it has no open dog kennels or cat cages and it's offering adoptions at no cost. Deputy...

Gibbs leads big 2nd quarter, South Dakota State wins 42-23

Oct. 19, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — J'Bore Gibbs fired three touchdown passes in the first half, Pierre Strong Jr. rushed for two scores and South Dakota State clobbered Indiana State 42-17 on Saturday, setting up a first-place Missouri Valley Conference showdown in a week. South Dakota State (6-1, 3-0), the...

Ramsey shines in relief to help Indiana beat Maryland 34-28

Oct. 19, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — After losing his job to a freshman, Peyton Ramsey never abandoned the work ethic that enabled him to start 12 games at quarterback for Indiana last year. Ramsey's willingness to be ready at a moment's notice paid off handsomely Saturday for the gritty junior, who threw for 193...

Plitt's 3 TDs lead Ball St. to a 52-14 romp over Toledo

Oct. 19, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Drew Plitt threw three touchdowns and Malik Dunner ran for two scores and Ball State dominated Toledo 52-14 on Saturday. The Cardinals (4-3, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) built a 38-0 lead by halftime. Plitt threw touchdowns of 24 and 39 yards to Riley Miller in a 2½-minute span...

IU alum gives IU $60M for an artificial intelligence center

Oct. 19, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana University alumnus who founded a technology company has donated $60 million to IU for the creation of an artificial intelligence center. ServiceNow founder Fred Luddy made the donation, which is the second-largest private gift IU has ever received. ServiceNow is a cloud...

Purdue prof, wife plead guilty in research fund scheme

Oct. 19, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A Purdue University professor and his wife have pleaded guilty to using more that $1 million in federal research funds for their own personal expenses. Sixty-one-year-old Qingyou Han of West Lafayette is director of Purdue's Center for Materials Processing Research. He and his wife,...