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  • Indiana not included in list of 21 states targeted by hackers during 2016 election

    WASHINGTON– The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. The government told The Associated Press last year that more than 20 states were targeted by hackers believed to be Russian agents before the 2016 elections. But for many states, the calls Friday from the Department of Homeland Security were the first official confirmation of whether their states were on the list. […]

  • Trial could result in Kentucky becoming first state without an abortion clinic

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Its survival on the line, Kentucky’s last abortion clinic is in the midst of a pivotal legal showdown with health regulators and the state’s anti-abortion governor that could determine whether Kentucky becomes the first state in the nation without an abortion clinic. The licensing fight, which began in a Louisville federal courtroom Wednesday, revolves around a state law requiring that EMW Women’s Surgical Center have agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in the event of medical […]

  • Five areas of interest as Colts open OTA work

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This is as close to the real thing as it gets, until the real thing rolls around in late July. This is the third phase of the NFL’s offseason program: organized team activities (OTAs). With two weeks of strength and conditioning (Phase 1) followed by three weeks of on-field drills limited to positional work (Phase 2) behind them, the Indianapolis Colts on Monday embarked on the segment that offers general manager Chris Ballard, coach Chuck Pagano and […]

  • Court docs: Mother never took abused 2-year-old to hospital because she was ‘high all the time’, sentenced to probation

    UPDATE (5/18/2017) – Jessica Elkins has been sentenced to four years, 1 year for each count. The sentence has been suspended for time already served. Elkins will be on probation for 3 years and 8 months. Original Story: RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ind.– Police in Randolph County arrested a self-described “bad mother” on several charges after a child abuse investigation. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on May 10 about potential child abuse. Court documents say a woman told police Jessica Elkins, 23, asked her […]

  • Several agencies team up to save Bloomington man stuck in flood waters

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ind.– Several Indiana agencies worked together Sunday to rescue a man whose vehicle had been swept off a road by flood waters. Just before 3 p.m. Sunday, Alexander Ferenczy III, 68, of Bloomington, called 911 to report that his vehicle had stalled in flood waters on County Road 50 North, near County Road 950 East in the eastern portion of Jackson County. Indiana State Police troopers, along with officers from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Crothersville Police Department […]

  • High school sweethearts reunite in South Bend after more than 60 years, tie the knot

      SOUTH BEND, Ind.– Two high school sweethearts who hadn’t gone on a date together since the 1950s decided to tie the knot. Joyce Kevorkian and James Bowman graduated from an Illinois high school in 1953 and went off to different colleges. They both would eventually go on to get married, have children and live life. “He had his life and I had my life,” Kevorkian told BuzzFeed News. “He probably called me four times over the last 60 years.” They […]

  • Man receives sentence after state police seize $2 million in cocaine found in semi

    UPDATE (Feb. 27, 2017)– Salvador Tafoya-Bravo pleaded guilty to dealing cocaine and will serve eight years in the Department of Correction, followed by 2 years at Community Corrections. Original story: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, (Oct. 30, 2015)– A massive drug bust resulted in 20 kilos of cocaine coming off the streets Friday. Indiana state police conducted an inspection of a semi truck when they discovered the drugs. It happened just after 4 p.m. on I-70 on the east side of Indianapolis. Salvador Tafoya-Bravo, 47, was arrested. Authorities […]

  • 4 ‘Felony Lane Gang’ members, including juvenile, arrested in Fishers

    UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017) — Givseppe Hudson pleaded guilty to a count of fraud on a financial institution. Other charges in the case were dismissed, including multiple counts of check fraud, theft and resisting law enforcement. He was sentenced to 6 years in the Department of Correction with 317 days credit received for time served in jail. UPDATE (June 16, 2017) — Vincent Slaughter pleaded guilty to fraud on a financial institution and theft. Other charges against him were dismissed. […]

  • Two 19-year-olds arrested in connection with pipe bomb detonated near Clinton Central High School

    UPDATE: Reece Mennen pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness and was sentenced to 2 years in the Department of Correction with 1 year on community corrections home detention and 1 year suspended. He’ll also spend a year on probation. FRANKFORT, Ind. (Mar. 4, 2016)– Two 19-year-old men were arrested Friday in connection with a pipe bomb detonated near Clinton Central High School. Police said the bomb was detonated and discovered on March 1. There were no injuries and police said no students or […]

  • Texas boy’s letter to Santa Claus: ‘I want a healthy heart for my mom’

    HOUSTON, Texas — A 12-year-old Texas boy is hoping for a true Christmas miracle, and he’s turning to Santa Claus for help. Arnulfo Guerra Jr. wrote a letter to Santa asking for his mother to get the heart transplant she needs. The letter read: Dear Santa, I believe in you and the miracles, Santa I don’t want toys for me, only I want a (healthy) heart for my mom, she’s sick, her diagnostic is transposition of the great (arteries) (T.G.A). […]