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3 lions at Indianapolis Zoo test positive for Delta variant

Oct. 21, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three African lions at the Indianapolis Zoo have tested positive for the Delta variant of COVID-19 and have been taken off exhibit, officials said Thursday. The lions — females Zuri and Sukari, and male Enzi — tested positive on Oct. 14 after the...

New Indiana archives building planned at former prison site

Oct. 21, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana officials plan to build a $35 million state archives facility on Indianapolis' near-east side after a yearslong search for a new site to house the state's vast collection of historical records. The 50,000-square-foot (4,645-square meter)...

Dog kills Indiana woman who fell from chair with grandchild

Oct. 21, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

MATTHEWS, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman was killed by a pit bull that attacked her after she fell from a chair while holding her 3-year-old granddaughter, authorities said. Kathleen Bertram, 69, was pronounced dead at the scene Monday after the dog attacked her in her...

Buckner eagerly anticipates return to San Francisco

Oct. 20, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — DeForest Buckner is preparing for Sunday's game the same way he does every week. The Indianapolis Colts' star defensive tackle studies tape, focuses on executing the game plan, making sure he's in top shape and doing everything he can to help his...

Rahal hires Danish driver Lundgaard for 3rd IndyCar seat

Oct. 20, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Lundgaard will leave European racing and switch to IndyCar next season in a third seat for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. The Danish driver is a member of the Alpine Formula One team’s junior program and made his IndyCar debut in August...

Colts put Campbell on injured reserve, release Eason

Oct. 19, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts made a change in their quarterback pecking order Tuesday, waiving Jacob Eason after activating rookie Sam Ehlinger from injured reserve. Indy also placed receiver Parris Campbell on injured reserve two days after he hurt his...

3rd man sentenced for deadly Indiana gun shop robbery

Oct. 19, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A third man has been sentenced to prison for the robbery and fatal shooting of a southern Indiana gun shop owner slain more than seven years ago. A federal judge ordered a 30-year prison sentence last week for DeJuan Andre Worthen, who had...

Colts' offense appears Taylor-made for big-play threats

Oct. 18, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Taylor has the Indianapolis Colts' offense humming. He's running hard, running effectively, and over the last week running, perhaps, better than any other NFL back. In a six-day span, the second-year running back had 327...

Indiana utility dealing with 6-month shutdown of power plant

Oct. 18, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Equipment troubles have kept a three-year-old natural gas power plant offline since spring and complicated a major Indiana utility company’s goal of shifting from coal-burning plants to generate electricity. AES Indiana’s Eagle Valley plant near...

Hilton's inspiring speech, big plays help Colts rebound

Oct. 17, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four-time Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton used Saturday to provide some inspirational words for his teammates. He talked about what he'd endured since undergoing neck surgery this summer; how he felt about missing this season's first five games; and...