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Judge mulls sentence for man in witness beating
A southern Indiana judge is weighing what sentence he'll impose on a man convicted of attacking another man over testimony that led to his stepdaughter's arrest.
Ind. nature trust expands Owen-Putnam State Forest
State officials say funding from the Bicentennial Nature Trust has helped the Indiana Department of Natural Resources expand a central Indiana state forest by 84 acres.
Man faces drug charges after pot falls from pocket
Northern Indiana police say a man registering as a sex offender at a county jail is facing drug charges after a bag of marijuana allegedly fell out of his pocket in the jail.
Groups ask regulators to probe plant's power woes
Environmental and citizens' groups are asking Indiana regulators to launch a formal investigation into problems and delays that have sharply limited the power output of Duke Energy's $3.5 billion coal-gasification plant.
- Stolen Dillinger gang gun returned AUBURN. (AP) -- A Thompson submachine gun that John Dillinger's gang stole from a northeastern Indiana police station more than 80 years ago has been returned, finally, and will go on display. The FBI was to return the gun during a Thursday ceremony
- Michigan: Unsecured alarms 'major' role in escape LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan prison employees' failure to properly operate motion-detection alarms played a "major role" in the escape of a convicted quadruple killer who pried open fences and crawled in heavy snow before being captured in Indiana
- NE Indiana fire kills 2 men, including rescuer COESSE (AP) — A fire chief says a man who re-entered a burning northeastern Indiana home to save his son-in-law died in the blaze along with the other man. Union Township Fire Chief Chad Radke says one body was found in the kitchen and the other in
- Indianapolis man fatally shot by police in raid INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by police after allegedly wounding four SWAT officers watched them approach the suspected drug house on surveillance cameras, Indianapolis' public safety director said. Police said that Andrew Sizemo
- Indiana lawmakers approve police education bill INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New standards for police cultural sensitivity training and reporting of bullying-related suicides could become law pending the governor's approval. The Indiana Senate gave final approval to the bill in a 40-9 vote on Wednesday. G
- Indiana flood victims hesitant to relocate LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The thought of leaving her flooded-out home on Barton Beach Road brings Carla Johnson to the point of tears, but she's ready to go if the government will make a buyout offer — almost any reasonable offer. "At this point, I'm p
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