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Navy warship to be named after late Indiana Sen. Lugar

Nov. 13, 2019 4:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Navy has agreed to name a warship in honor of late Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar. Sen. Todd Young announced Wednesday that Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and members of the Lugar family will attend a private naming ceremony for the USS Richard G. Lugar at the Indiana War...

3 dead in overnight mobile home fire in central Indiana

Nov. 13, 2019 3:42 PM EST

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have identified one of three people who died in an overnight fire in central Indiana. The Morgan County coroner’s office says 39-year-old David Fouts died in early Wednesday’s mobile home fire in the city of Martinsville. Crews with the Martinsville Fire...

Pence to visit Wisconsin, Indiana next week

Nov. 13, 2019 3:27 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is planning to visit Wisconsin and his home state of Indiana next week. Pence’s office announced Wednesday that he was scheduled to tour and deliver remarks at shipbuilder Marinette Marine in northeast Wisconsin on Nov. 20. Later that day the former...

Indiana governor doesn’t knock school closings for protest

Nov. 13, 2019 3:22 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t promising any quick action on the call for further boosting teacher pay that thousands of educators will be making at the Statehouse next week. Teacher unions say at least 107 school districts with more than 40 percent of Indiana’s students...

Police dog killed during pursuit in Indianapolis-area woods

Nov. 13, 2019 1:52 PM EST

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Suburban Indianapolis police say a police dog was killed while tracking a suspected drunken driver in a wooded area. Fishers police Sgt. Tom Weger tells The Indianapolis Star that officers were pursuing the motorist early Wednesday when the man stopped his vehicle and ran into a...

Northwest Indiana mayor says lake waters threaten pavilion

Nov. 13, 2019 11:34 AM EST

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — A Northwest Indiana mayor said his police and fire departments want to close a city-managed lakefront pavilion that many people use to enter Indiana Dunes National Park. Portage Mayor John Cannon said the rising waters of Lake Michigan threaten the $17 million Lakefront Park and...

Baldwin scores 27, leads Butler past Minnesota 64-56

Nov. 13, 2019 12:07 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler senior guard Kamar Baldwin had been limited to 19 minutes in the first two games with a rib cartilage injury. Tuesday night, Baldwin was finally able to cut loose, scoring 27 points in 35 minutes to lead the Bulldogs to a 64-56 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night in the...

Warren scores 23 to lead Pacers over Thunder 111-85

Nov. 12, 2019 10:56 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — T.J. Warren was in attack mode to start the second half. Warren scored 11 of his 23 points in the third quarter to lead the Indiana Pacers over the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-85 Tuesday night. "I just wanted to come out with a high sense of urgency out there," he said. "I know we had a...

Mooney's 18 points help Notre Dame power past Howard, 79-50

Nov. 12, 2019 10:35 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The seamless play of Notre Dame big men John Mooney and Juwan Durham together on the basketball court extended right into a postgame interview together. "He took a page out of my book," Mooney said in mock braggadocio of his teammate when asked about the 6-foot-11 Durham's smooth...

Indiana uses free throws to pull away from North Alabama

Nov. 12, 2019 10:33 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Hoosiers coach Archie Miller wanted Trayce Jackson-Davis to be more aggressive offensively and defensively. He responded just the way Miller had hoped. The highly-touted freshman scored a season-high 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, blocked three shots and made 14 of 15...