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Historic Vincennes mural moves to Knox County Public Library

VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) – A 160-year-old mural of the Wabash River front of historic Vincennes has moved to a new home in the Knox County Public Library. The mural that’s more than 10 feet wide was recently given to the library by Vincennes University. The university’s Shake Learning Resources Center …

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Police: 1 dead after small plane crash in western Indiana

WEST LEBANON, Ind. (AP) – Authorities say one person died after a small plane flying from Ohio to Illinois crashed in western Indiana. The plane was discovered Sunday morning in Warren County, about 75 miles northwest of Indianapolis, shortly after the resumption of a search that began late Saturday. Indiana …

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Indiana teaching assistant accused of molesting 17 kids

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) – An 18-year-old southern Indiana man has been arrested on charges alleging he molested 17 children ages 3 to 7 while he worked at a YMCA and as an elementary school teaching assistant. Michael Begin Jr., of Jeffersonville, was charged with two counts of child molestation in …

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Lawmakers reconsider Indianapolis light rail ban for Amazon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Lawmakers are reconsidering a state ban on light rail in Indianapolis with hopes of landing Amazon’s second North American headquarters. The Indianapolis Star reports that a House panel gave initial approval Wednesday to a measure that would repeal the 2014 ban on public spending on light rail …

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2 dead, 3 injured in shootings at Indianapolis saloon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Police say shootings outside an Indianapolis saloon have left two people dead and three other injured, two of them critically. Police say the shootings occurred about 2:15 a.m. Sunday outside the Sawmill Saloon on the city’s east side. They say one man was pronounced dead at the …

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Police name northern Indiana man fatally shot by deputies

WALTON, Ind. (AP) – State police have identified a rural northern Indiana man who died in an officer-involved shooting. They say 45-year-old William Pollard of Walton died in the shooting about 4 a.m. Saturday. Police say officers from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call at Pollard’s …

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Alleged serial killer’s attorneys want allegations barred

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) – Attorneys for a Gary man accused of killing seven women say his alleged criminal history should not be mentioned during his first trial. Darren Vann’s defense team argues that because he’s first being tried in two murders, a judge should forbid prosecutors from introducing evidence …

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New VA clinics being planned for Terre Haute, Indianapolis

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) – Federal officials are looking to establish two new Veteran Affairs outpatient clinics in Indiana. U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly says the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to lease sites for the clinics in Terre Haute and the west side of Indianapolis. Donnelly says the new …

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News Minute: Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is calling on Michigan State University to establish a fund to compensate victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse. Calley tells the Detroit Free Press that the fund “will likely need hundreds of millions of dollars.” He also says the university needs …

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APNewsBreak: Emmert sends email about Michigan St to board

By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Football Writer NCAA President Mark Emmert says sexual assault cases involving Michigan State athletes referenced in a letter sent by an advocacy group in 2010 were “widely reported” and already being investigated by law enforcement and the school. Emmert made the comments in an email …

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