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Public can vote for Indiana State Fair singers
The public now can vote for their favorite among 78 young singers from around Indiana who are vying to perform at the Indiana State Fair.
Update: Ethics panel unanimously approves $5,000 fine against Bennett
Indiana's State Ethics Commission voted unanimously Thursday to fine former state school Superintendent Tony Bennett $5,000 for breaking ethics rules by using state resources to conduct campaign work.The panel approved without discussion a settlement reached between Bennett's defense team and Indiana Inspector General David Thomas.
Researchers try to save huge US salamander
With a long, slimy body and beady eyes, North America's largest salamander wouldn't top any cutest animal lists. The hellbender's alien appearance and mysterious ways have earned the big amphibian a bad reputation and unflattering nicknames ranging from snot otter to devil dog.
FBI director names new top agent for Indiana
An FBI agent with extensive experience investigating terrorism has been named the special agent in charge of the bureau's Indianapolis Division.
Northern Indiana plant to close, ending 120 jobs
A northern Indiana metal casting factory is about to close after 80 years, costing the jobs of some 120 workers.
- Evidence sought in death of officer GARY (AP) — More than 200 law enforcement agents have volunteered to look for evidence in the shooting death of a Gary police officer.Lake County Sheriff’s Police Cmdr. Guy Mikulich tells The (Munster) Times that volunteers from local, state and fede
- Murder charge after officer slain INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A prosecutor has filed a murder charge against an Indianapolis man in the fatal shooting of a police officer.Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said 25-year-old Major Davis Jr. was charged with murder Wednesday in the slaying Sa
- Death of woman deemed 'suspicious' ELWOOD (AP) — Authorities say the death of a 66-year-old central Indiana woman is suspicious.Elwood police said Linda Speer was found dead Tuesday night by a daughter who went to check on her.Madison County Corner Marian Dunnichay says “the death is
- Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say mosquitoes in two Indiana counties have tested positive for the West Nile virus.The state health department said Wednesday that mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties were confirmed to have the virus.
Death of Elwood woman, 66, deemed 'suspicious'
Authorities say the death of a 66-year-old central Indiana woman is suspicious.
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