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Possible human skeletal remains found in western Indiana

Indiana State News

MORTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police are investigating possible human skeletal remains discovered in western Indiana by a mushroom hunter. State Police say the remains were found Thursday afternoon in northwestern Putnam County in a grassy area near woods in the Van Bibber Lake area ...

New exam sought for man accused of molesting 19 children

Indiana State News

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The attorney for a southern Indiana man charged with molesting 19 children is seeking an examination to determine whether her client is mentally ill. A Clark County judge is expected to make a decision next Wednesday on the request by Jennifer Culotta, who ...

IU students raise funds to help cashier’s daughter

Indiana State News

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University students have raised thousands of dollars for a convenience store cashier whose daughter in Venezuela has internal bleeding and needs surgery she cannot afford. Oscar Arreaza is a cashier at a convenience store inside the university's McNutt ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 29 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Prison inmate confesses to 2008 eastern Indiana slaying

Indiana State News

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A prison inmate has confessed to a slaying nearly 10 years in eastern Indiana, saying he did so to gain "peace of mind." The Henry County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday it had filed charges of murder and burglary against 51-year-old Dana R. Zirkel in connection ...

Notre Dame rescinds 1990 honorary degree given to Cosby

Indiana State News

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame says it has rescinded the honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby in 1990. The university announced the move Thursday after a Pennsylvania jury found the comedian guilty of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee in ...

Electric work at Copshaholm turns up historical finds

Indiana State News

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Thanks to the electrical work going on inside Copshaholm Mansion, The History Museum has one more item it can add to its collection, a vintage risqué magazine found in the basement ceiling. "I assume one of the workers left it when they were doing the work," ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 28 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

30 new cold-storage jobs planned for Woodburn

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A $22.75 million project is expected to bring 30 new jobs to Wooburn. P&B Cold Storage is seeking a tax abatement on a project that would see $20 million in real estate improvements at 23288 Roemer Drive on vacant land in Woodburn Industrial Park, along with the purchase of about $2.75 ...