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Maryland's Jalen Smith (25) shouts to the crowd after his team defeated Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 17 Maryland scores final 7 points to win at Indiana

Jan. 26, 2020 3:41 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Smith capped a last-minute comeback by making the go-ahead layup with 14 seconds left Sunday to give No. 17 Maryland a 77-76 victory at Indiana. The Terrapins (16-4, 6-3 Big Ten) trailed by six with 1:25 left in the game. But they held the Hoosiers scoreless and scored the...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives for a town hall meeting Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Davenport, Iowa. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Who can topple Trump? Dems' electability fight rages in Iowa

Jan. 26, 2020 2:42 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The urgent fight for the Democratic presidential nomination was raging across Iowa on Sunday as the party's leading candidates and their allies fanned out across the state to deliver closing arguments centered on the defining question of the 2020 primary: Who is best positioned to...

Indiana lawyer faces DUI charges after announcing candidacy

Jan. 26, 2020 1:43 PM EST

NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana attorney was arrested on drunken driving charges shortly after announcing his candidacy for the state Legislature. Charles Richard Martin, who also goes by “Rick,” was arrested early Thursday after an Indiana State Police trooper pulled him over, according to...

Police: 18-year-old dead in suburban Indianapolis shooting

Jan. 26, 2020 12:49 PM EST

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Police in suburban Indianapolis said an 18-year-old man died after a Saturday night shooting. The shooting took place in Franklin near the Boys & Girls Club. Police responding at the scene found the man suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene....

One-room schoolhouse razed, 69 years after its last lessons

Jan. 26, 2020 10:37 AM EST

JASPER, Ind. (AP) — A one-room schoolhouse where the last lessons were taught in early 1950s has been dismantled after efforts to find a buyer for the small southern Indiana building failed. The Dick School had educated generations of Dubois County residents in rural Jasper from 1892 to 1951. But a few...

Court rules for gay couple in Indiana birth certificate suit

Jan. 26, 2020 9:44 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, Ind (AP) — A federal appeals court sided with a gay married couple who challenged Indiana’s birth records law, arguing that it discriminates against them and their children because birth certificates don’t account for same-sex spouses as parents. The decision from the 7th U.S....

Professor: Many of Indiana's bats are 'dropping like flies'

Jan. 26, 2020 12:02 AM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Many of Indiana's bats are disappearing at an alarming rate, but if you’re hoping that means a bat is less likely to sneak into your attic or church, you’re out of luck. A recent bat talk by Ball State University biologist Tim Carter to local Audubon Society members was...

Illinois' closest pot shop to Indianapolis resembles a bank

Jan. 26, 2020 12:01 AM EST

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — If you think walking into a legal marijuana dispensary in Illinois is like walking into your local head shop, think again. You're not welcomed by that unmistakable aroma and giant piles of kush at every turn. Instead, the smell of air freshener hits you as you're greeted by a friendly...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a town hall meeting Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

Jan. 25, 2020 10:39 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she...

LaRavia scores 20 to carry Indiana St. past Bradley 61-53

Jan. 25, 2020 4:47 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Indiana State won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Bradley 61-53 on Saturday. LaRavia shot 8 for 10 from the free-throw line. He added four blocks. Christian Williams had 13 points for Indiana State (11-8, 4-4 Missouri Valley...