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Back home again: McLaughlin family reunites after 31 months

May. 24, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The first thing Wayne McLaughlin noticed when he saw his son for the first time in 31 months was how much weight he had lost. Scott McLaughlin had moved to the United States in late 2020 to become an IndyCar driver, and pandemic restrictions in Australia and...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

May. 24, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

Anderson Herald Bulletin. May 23, 2022. Editorial: Outbreak of Legionnaires’ may be costly to state Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in prisons are occasionally downplayed by the officials in charge of penal institutions. Earlier this year, it was...

Indiana lawmakers enact trans sports ban with veto override

May. 24, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Indiana voted Tuesday to override the GOP governor’s veto of a bill banning transgender females from competing in girls school sports and join about more than a dozen other states adopting similar laws in the past two years. State...

IndyCar star Newgarden chasing elusive Indianapolis 500 win

May. 24, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden has been IndyCar's most consistent winner over the last eight seasons. His 22 trips to victory lane are a series high. He has won two or more races six straight years and is chasing his third league championship in six seasons. But...

Need for speed: Indy 500 tabs 'Rooster' to wave green flag

May. 24, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Miles Teller feels the need, the need for speed. The “Top Gun: Maverick” actor will get it as the honorary starter for what should be the fastest Indianapolis 500 in history. Teller will wave the green flag for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at...

QB Nick Foles reunites with Frank Reich, signs with Colts

May. 23, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now Nick Foles and Frank Reich can start diagramming the "Indy Special." The Colts announced Monday they had signed Foles to a two-year contract that reunites the quarterback and coach who combined on a trademark play call to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the...

INDY DAY 7: Kellett is first to crash in Indy 500 prep

May. 23, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dalton Kellett on Monday became the first driver to crash while preparing for the Indianapolis 500, ending a streak of six days without major incident. Kellett crashed with just over 30 minutes remaining in the lone two-hour session of track time at...

Column: Indy 500 a showcase of IndyCar's growing strength

May. 23, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The speeds have been insane — 234 mph for Scott Dixon in a record-breaking run for the pole — and Jimmie Johnson and Romain Grosjean are both part of the fastest field in the history of the Indianapolis 500. Some 20 drivers, maybe more, are legitimate...

Weather Service confirms 3 tornadoes hit Indiana on Saturday

May. 23, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three tornadoes, one of which toppled a church steeple at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury, hit parts of central and south-central Indiana on Saturday as a wave of severe thunderstorms swept across the state, the National Weather Service said. A...

USA Swimming sets dates for 2024 Olympic trials

May. 23, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Swimming has set the dates for the 2024 Olympic trials, which will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The governing body announced Monday that the competition to determine the team for the Paris Games will run from June 15-23. The...