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  • Daniels joins 2016 presidential debate commission

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    WEST LAFAYETTE — Mitch Daniels spurned calls to run for the White House in 2012, but the Purdue University president will have a hand in the 2016 race.
  • Indiana man strikes building, later hit by train

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    MICHIGAN CITY — Police in northwest Indiana say a man who drove into a building in the morning was hit by a train later that night.
  • Indiana man arrested in fatal shooting of boy, 2

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    MISHAWAKA — Northern Indiana police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested on murder and attempted murder charges in a shooting that killed a young child.
  • Little 500 cyclist critically injured in practice

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    BLOOMINGTON — An Indiana University nursing student has been hospitalized after her bicycle crashed during practice for the Little 500.
  • Board member asks for old Indiana school standards

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS — A State Board of Education member formally requested Friday that an education panel abandon a proposed overhaul of Indiana’s education standards and instead recommend that the state’s previous benchmarks be reinstated in classrooms this fall.
  • 2 Indianapolis officers dead in murder-suicide

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis police chief says a sergeant on administrative leave used someone else’s car to break through police surveillance and fatally shoot his ex-wife and himself.
  • Bloomington mayor vetoes preserve deer hunt plan

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    BLOOMINGTON — The mayor of Bloomington has vetoed an ordinance that would allow sharpshooters to thin the deer heard at a city nature preserve.
  • TSA: Ind. man arrested after gun found in bag

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    LYNCHBURG, Va. — TSA officers at Lynchburg Regional Airport arrested a Bedford, Ind., man after they found a loaded gun in his carry-on baggage.
  • Largest solar farm on Superfund site goes online

    Justin Rumbach
    April 19, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS — The nation’s largest solar farm built on a federal Superfund site is now generating power above a stretch of Indianapolis tainted by a long-shuttered plant’s wood-treating operations.
  • 2 Indianapolis officers dead in murder-suicide

    Justin Rumbach
    April 18, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis police chief says two city officers are dead after one suspended from the force fatally shot his ex-wife before killing himself.
  • IU researcher helps Italian police fight crime

    Justin Rumbach
    April 18, 2014
    BLOOMINGTON — An Indiana University researcher is helping Italian police fight crime by analyzing the patterns of mobile phone calls.
  • Michigan prisoner who escaped scheduled for court

    Justin Rumbach
    April 18, 2014
    IONIA, Mich. — A man who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is due in court next week to face escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.
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