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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. All federal prisons in the United States have been placed on lockdown, with officials aiming to quell any potential violence that could arise behind bars as law enforcement prepares for potentially violent protests across the country in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Feds withheld info on virus cases following executions

Jan. 27, 2021 7:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two journalists tested positive for coronavirus after witnessing the Trump administration's final three federal executions, but the Bureau of Prisons knowingly withheld the diagnoses from other media witnesses and did not perform any contact tracing, The Associated Press has...

Walgreens pharmacist Mindy Keeton, left, pokes the arm of Martha Metts to give the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Monday at the AHEPA apartments in Merrillville, Ind. (Kale Wilk/The Times via AP)

Indiana governor relaxing coronavirus limits on crowd sizes

Jan. 27, 2021 6:07 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s crowd size limits will be relaxed starting next week following recent improvements in the statewide COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates, the governor announced Wednesday. State health officials, however, are not expanding COVID-19 vaccine availability to those...

COVID-19 outbreak at Indiana religious order kills 2 sisters

Jan. 27, 2021 3:41 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana order of nuns is facing a COVID-19 outbreak that has killed two sisters and two residents at a long-term care unit on the order's campus, a spokesman says. The precise number of COVID-19 cases at the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods was not available...

Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg smiles during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP)

Biden pick for transportation, Buttigieg, advances in Senate

Jan. 27, 2021 2:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Wednesday easily advanced President Joe Biden’s nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary, setting up a final confirmation vote for a key role in Biden’s push to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure and confront climate change. The...

2 more Indiana men face federal charges in Capitol riot

Jan. 27, 2021 1:35 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two central Indiana men face federal charges stemming from the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol building, court documents say. Photographs show Israel Tutrow of Greenfield and Joshua Wagner of Greenwood were inside the Capitol that day while Congress met to certify results from...

Candidate joins race to lead Indiana Democratic Party

Jan. 27, 2021 1:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The daughter of a former Indiana Republican governor wants to become the state Democratic Party’s next leader. Trish Whitcomb announced Wednesday her bid to replace state Democratic Chairman John Zody, who announced in November he wouldn’t seek reelection to the position...

FILE - In this May 14, 2019, file photo a flag flies the outside of the corporate headquarters building of health insurance company Anthem is shown in Indianapolis.  Anthem and Wall Street are starting 2021 with different ideas for how the health insurer’s year will turn out. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer said Wednesday that it expects adjusted annual earnings to be greater than $24.50 per share, counting hits it expects from the COVID-19 pandemic and a recently passed Congressional spending bill.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Insurer Anthem underwhelms Wall Street with 2021 forecast

Jan. 27, 2021 11:01 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Anthem and Wall Street are starting 2021 with different ideas for how the health insurer’s year will turn out. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer said Wednesday that it expects adjusted annual earnings to be greater than $24.50 per share, counting hits it expects from the...

2 more Indiana men face federal charges in Capitol riot

Jan. 27, 2021 10:56 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two central Indiana men face federal charges stemming from the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol building, court documents say. Photographs show Israel Tutrow of Greenfield and Joshua Wagner of Greenwood were inside the Capitol that day while Congress met to certify results from...

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts assistant quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady is shown on the field before an NFL football game  against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Indianapolis Colts made it official Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. Quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady has been promoted to offensive coordinator. He will become the NFL's third Black offensive coordinator, replacing Nick Sirianni who took the Philadelphia Eagles coaching job last week.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Brady charting new course with Indianapolis offense in flux

Jan. 27, 2021 2:28 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Brady takes over an Indianapolis Colts offense in flux. Quarterback Philip Rivers and longtime left tackle Anthony Castonzo have retired. Brady's predecessor as offensive coordinator, Nick Sirianni, is off to Philadelphia. Passing game specialist Kevin Patullo left another hole...

LaRavia lifts Indiana State past Southern Illinois 71-59

Jan. 26, 2021 7:50 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had 20 points as Indiana State defeated Southern Illinois 71-59 on Tuesday. Cooper Neese had 11 points and seven rebounds for Indiana State (8-7, 5-5 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory. Randy Miller Jr. also scored 11 points with...