Clerk: Trump slogan banned from clothing in Indiana primary

Indiana State News

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A county clerk says Indiana election officers have directed poll workers not to allow anyone into voting stations with clothing sporting the phrase "Make America Great Again," a slogan popularized by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Vanderburgh County Clerk ...

11-year-old northwestern Indiana boy dies after shooting

Indiana State News

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old northwestern Indiana boy has died after being shot in the head. The Cook County, Illinois, Medical Examiner's Office says David L. Anderson of East Chicago died Sunday at a Chicago hospital. The Post-Tribune reports witnesses told ...

Indiana joins lawsuit against sanctuary city ordinance

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has allowed the state of Indiana to intervene in a lawsuit which alleges that the city of Gary's sanctuary city ordinance violates state law. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that Attorney General Curtis T. Hill sought to have the state added as a plaintiff ...

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UPDATED: Fort Wayne man killed in Maui by falling rock

Local News

A Fort Wayne man was killed Saturday after being struck in the head by a large rock while hiking in Maui, according to County of Maui's fire chief. The man was identified in a news media as Greg Miller, 34, who died at around 6:21 p.m. Saturday near Waimoku Falls. According to the news ...

La Cabreah neighborhood to city of Fort Wayne: Annex us, please

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More than half of the property owners living in the unincorporated portion of La Cabreah neighborhood off Dupont Road have petitioned the city of Fort Wayne to be annexed, according to a city spokeswoman. If approved, this voluntary annexation would bring 174 residential properties and about ...

Businessman Braun wins Indiana GOP Senate race over Rokita, Messer

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An independently wealthy businessman who largely self-financed his own campaign has beaten two sitting congressmen to become Indiana's Republican nominee for Senate. Republican primary voters picked Mike Braun to challenge Joe Donnelly, who is considered one of the ...

Suspect in officer’s death was wanted in another killing

Indiana State News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities allege in court documents that a man suspected of fatally shooting a Terre Haute police officer was wanted for questioning in another man's shooting death at the time of Friday's deadly shootout. The Tribune-Star reports court documents state 21-year-old ...

Indiana woman pleads guilty in 2015 death of mother

Indiana State News

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman accused of killing a baby's mother and then trying to pass off the child as her own has pleaded guilty in the case. Geraldine R. Jones pleaded guilty Friday in Madison County to voluntary manslaughter in the April 2015 stabbing death of 23-year-old ...

South Bend ordered to pay $80K in retaliation case

Indiana State News

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a city in Indiana to pay more than $80,000 to a former female police officer who alleged the department illegally retaliated against her for accusing a male supervisor of sexual harassment. The South Bend Tribune reports that the Thursday ...