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Evansville soldier killed in training accident

Indiana State News

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a soldier died Sunday in a training area of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. The News Tribune reports 23-year-old Spc. Drew Watters of Evansville, Indiana, was killed during a training accident, according to the 7th Infantry Division. The ...

Indiana man convicted as teen to enter home detention next

Indiana State News

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana judge is allowing a man, who was 15 when he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the fatal shooting of his stepfather, to enter home detention earlier than expected. Kosciusko County Judge David Cates in October heard 23-year-old Colt Lundy's request ...

Voters OK more funds for security after school shooting

Indiana State News

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Voters have agreed to fund improved security at a suburban Indianapolis school district where a 13-year-old girl and a teacher were shot in May. Unofficial results show about 58 percent backed the measure Tuesday to collect an additional $50 million over eight years ...

Sculpture latest example of public art in downtown Fort Wayne

Local News

Mayor Tom Henry, local artists and others cut the ribbon on downtown Fort Wayne's latest piece of artwork: the sculpture and mural located in the 400 block of East Columbia Street. The sculpture was created by Cary Shafer and includes large, metal three-dimensional blocks painted to complement ...

Another priest added to Fort Wayne Diocese’s abuse list

Local News

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has added another name to the list of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. Gerald Funcheon, who was a member of the Crosier Congregation, not a diocesan priest, is on the list of those credibly accused of abuse published by the Crosier ...

Police seeking help following Saturday hit-and-run accident

Local News

The Allen County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in connection with a hit-and-run accident. At approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, the department was notified that an unknown vehicle had struck a bicyclist in the 2800 block of Hillegas Road, south of Butler Road. The victim was ...

Indiana BMV extends hours for polling place identification

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's license branches are extending their hours on Monday and Tuesday to issue ID cards and driver's licenses for identification at polling places during the general election. The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says its branches will be open Monday from 8:30 a.m. ...

Re-elect Banks to keep fighting for conservative values

Local News

Republican Jim Banks was sent to Washington in 2017 to defend the conservative values of Hoosiers in Congress. And we support his re-election Tuesday because of his consistent stand in fighting for the principles we believe in, especially the rights of the unborn. A veteran of Operation ...

GUEST EDITORIAL: Play to win for Mike Braun

Local News

In 1992, my Fighting Irish took on the Penn State Nittany Lions in what is known as one of the greatest comebacks in Notre Dame history. I still remember it like it was yesterday. The game was hard fought, the snow was falling heavily, and the atmosphere in South Bend was electric. ...

Send Braun to D.C. to confirm judges who protect Constitution

Local News

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly’s “nay” vote on Oct. 6 against the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court should be the straw that broke the camel’s back for his chances of being re-elected for another six-year term in Tuesday’s midterm election. We have ...

Software company to boost Indiana presence, invest $1.2M

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A business-to-business software company is planning to boost its Indiana presence in the coming years, and invest $1.2 million in its Indianapolis headquarters. The state announced Friday that Socio , which has 15 full-time associates in Indiana, as well as additional ...