Indiana sheriff leaves Democratic Party to join Republicans

U.S. 09/07/20, 18:39

Vanderburgh County, Indiana, Sheriff Dave Wedding surprised his listeners at a press conference last week when he announced that after months of violent protests and demonstrations against police, he had decided to leave the Democratic ranks and join the Republican ...

Girl Scout, 11, killed by falling tree at Indiana camp

U.S. 06/25/19, 16:20

An 11-year-old Girl Scout was fatally injured when a tree suddenly fell on her and three others as they hiked along a gravel road at a southern Indiana campground, authorities said. It was raining when deputies arrived at Camp Koch about ...

Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting

U.S. 06/23/19, 22:34

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. Buttigieg ...

Update: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense

U.S. 06/18/19, 14:54

The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local):3:45 p.m.The Indiana attorney general's office says it will vigorously defend him against a federal lawsuit by four women who say he drunkenly groped ...

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement

U.S. 06/18/19, 06:48

The four women who accused Indiana's attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers.The law firm representing the women says an announcement is coming Tuesday about legal action regarding the allegations ...

Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in central Indiana

U.S. 06/17/19, 13:19

The National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes struck Indiana, damaging a school and other buildings and downing trees.It says three EF2 tornadoes with winds up to 130 mph (210 kph) struck Greene, Monroe and Rush counties during Saturday's ...

Campaign focus on economic issues vital to black community

Politics 06/15/19, 08:07

This weekend the focus is on economic issues important to the black community for some of the Democratic presidential candidates. A forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, June 15, is attracting Sens. Cory Booker of New York and Elizabeth Warren ...

Crash spills cocoa powder, batteries on freeway in Indiana

U.S. 06/14/19, 14:11

A crash involving two semitrailers scattered cocoa powder and lithium batteries across an interstate in Indiana, closing part of the freeway.No one was injured in the crash about 3:40 a.m. Friday along eastbound Interstate 94 in Burns Harbor. All eastbound ...

Update: 1 arrested on abuse charges at Indiana farm

U.S. 06/12/19, 18:39

The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular agritourism destination (all times local):5:30 p.m.Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing ...

Aircraft crash near Indianapolis killed Nevada couple

U.S. 05/30/19, 16:08

A coroner has identified the Nevada couple killed when their aircraft crashed near Indianapolis.Hancock County Coroner David Stillinger said Thursday the May 22 crash killed 75-year-old Robert W. Holman Jr. and 61-year-old Robin Lynch Holman of Incline Village, Nevada.The twin-engine ...

Update: Downed trees stop New York-Pittsburgh train

New York 05/29/19, 16:41

The Latest on severe weather in Pennsylvania (all times local):5:30 p.m.An Amtrak train from New York to Pittsburgh is stopped in central Pennsylvania because trees are down along its route.Business owners and workers assess flood damage as they to start ...

Heavy rains, high winds damage parts of Pennsylvania

U.S. 05/29/19, 11:06

Storm-driven floodwaters inundated parts of western Pennsylvania, sending torrents down the streets of one town and requiring several people to be helped by swiftwater rescue specialists.Zelienople (ZEE-lee-uh-no-pul) officials told drivers to avoid several streets because of severe flooding in the ...

Ohio and Indiana hit hard by tornadoes

U.S. 05/28/19, 05:58

Tornadoes throughout the central United States experienced widespread damage from over 50 tornadoes, many touching down and wreaking havoc in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, with some of the worst damage in Indiana and Ohio, near Dayton. A large, destructive tornado swept through ...

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