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FILE - In this May 14, 2019, file photo signage on the outside of the corporate headquarters building of health insurance company Anthem is shown in Indianapolis. Anthem has agreed to another multi-million dollar-settlement over a cyberattack on its technology that exposed the personal information of nearly 79 million people. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer said Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 that it will pay $39.5 million to settle an investigation by a group of state attorneys general.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Anthem to pay nearly $40M settlement over 2015 cyberattack

Sep. 30, 2020 10:37 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health insurer Anthem has agreed to another multimillion-dollar settlement over a cyberattack on its technology that exposed the personal information of nearly 79 million people. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer said Wednesday that it will pay $39.5 million to settle an investigation...

FILE - In this June 11, 2011, file photo, then-University of Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett gives the commencement address to Trinity at Greenlawn graduates at the Trinity People of Praise Center in South Bend, Ind. (Barbara Allison/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Barrett tied to faith group ex-members say subjugates women

Sep. 29, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court has close ties to a charismatic Christian religious group that holds men are divinely ordained as the "head” of the family and faith. Former members of the group, called People of Praise, say it teaches that wives...

Editorial Roundup:

Sep. 29, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

(Terre Haute) Tribune-Star. September 25, 2020 Key election date looms for voters to register It would seem that Wabash Valley residents are anxious to cast their votes in an election that could reshape the future of local cities and counties, the state of Indiana and the nation. They cannot do that, though,...

2nd girl dies after 4 pulled from burning NE Indiana home

Sep. 29, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A second child has died after being pulled along with two siblings and her mother from a burning home in northeastern Indiana. Eleven-month-old Lilly DeFord died Friday, a day after the fire swept her family’s home in Fort Wayne, the Allen County corner’s office...

Man charged in death of missing teen dies before trial

Sep. 29, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A man charged in July in the death of an Indiana teenager who vanished in 1986 has died following an undisclosed illness, leaving the teen’s family still searching for answers to her fate. Shawn McClung, 56, died Saturday at an Indianapolis hospital before he could stand...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, John Keeler, Vice President and General Counsel for Spectacle Entertainment, addresses the members of the Indiana Gaming Commission in Indianapolis. Keeler has been indicted Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, on federal charges of illegally funneling campaign contributions to a former state lawmaker's unsuccessful congressional campaign. (Doug McSchooler/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)

Indiana casino executive charged in illegal campaign scheme

Sep. 29, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One top executive of an Indiana casino company that is building a new $400 million casino in Gary has been indicted and another has left his position following a lengthy federal investigation into allegations that corporate money was illegally funneled to a former state...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Indiana defensive back Marcelino Ball (9) chases a play as during an NCAA football game against Ball State in Indianapolis. Indiana coach Tom Allen announced Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, that Ball, a fifth-year senior, tore an anterior cruciate ligament during workouts last week and will miss the entire 2020 season. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Hoosiers lose key defensive starter Ball as practice begins

Sep. 29, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcelino Ball provided a physical presence in Indiana ' secondary from the moment he first stepped on the field in 2016. Now coach Tom Allen is looking for a replacement. Allen announced Monday that the fifth-year senior tore an anterior cruciate ligament during workouts last week and...

Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston (50) and defensive tackle DeForest Buckner (99) celebrates a safety against the New York Jets in the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Surprisingly strong defense may put Colts on playoff course

Sep. 29, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts invested heavily in beefing up their defense during the offseason. They traded a first-round pick to San Francisco for defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and subsequently signed him to a four-year contract extension. They added free-agent cornerbacks Xavier Rhodes...

FILE - In this June 11, 2011, file photo, then-University of Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett gives the commencement address to Trinity at Greenlawn graduates at the Trinity People of Praise Center in South Bend, Ind. (Barbara Allison/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Barrett tied to faith group ex-members say subjugates women

Sep. 29, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court has close ties to a charismatic Christian religious group that holds men are divinely ordained as the "head” of the family and faith. Former members of the group, called People of Praise, say it teaches that wives...

Indiana teacher charged with battery in student's discipline

Sep. 28, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana teacher faces a battery charge for allegedly causing an 8-year-old student to repeatedly fall down while disciplining the child. Debra Wiley, 58, was arrested Friday after officers were called to Harrison Elementary School on reports from several teachers that another...