Indiana Man Suspected in Teen Girl’s Disappearance Charged With Murder After Remains Found

[ad_1] ARLINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A 59-year-old man suspected in the June disappearance of a 17-year-old neighbor has been charged with murder after human remains were found buried in a pit on his central Indiana property. Patrick Scott of Arlington appeared Thursday in Rush County Circuit Court for an initial hearing. Scott also is charged … Read more

Indiana Couple, 2 Dogs, Die When Single-Engine Plane Crashes in Western Michigan After Takeoff

[ad_1] LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — An Indiana couple died Sunday when their single-engine plane crashed in western Michigan after taking off from an airport near Ludington, authorities said. The plane crashed and caught fire about 10 a.m. near the Mason County Airport, killing a 43-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man, both from Indiana, and their … Read more

Pilot Killed When Small Plane Crashes Near Central Indiana Airport

[ad_1] SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — One person died Wednesday when a small plane crashed near a central Indiana airport, authorities said. The pilot was the only person aboard the Cirrus SR22 aircraft when it crashed around 5 p.m. in a field near the Shelbyville Municipal Airport, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Indianapolis, authorities … Read more

Woman Sentenced to 25 Years After Pleading Guilty in Case of Boy Found Dead in Suitcase in Indiana

[ad_1] SALEM, Ind. (AP) — A Louisiana woman was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for her involvement in the death of a 5-year-old Atlanta boy whose body was found last year in a suitcase in rural southern Indiana. A Washington County judge sentenced Dawn Elaine Coleman, 41, of Shreveport, Louisiana, to 30 years … Read more

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

[ad_1] Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. November 17, 2023. Editorial: When it comes to cursing online, Hoosiers are among nation’s leaders Pardon our language, but what the cuss is it with Hoosiers and our potty mouths? According to a recent survey calculating the common usage of naughty words online, Indiana is the seventh swearingest state in … Read more

3-Year-Old Fatally Shoots His 2-Year-Old Brother After Finding Gun in Mom’s Purse, Gary Police Say

[ad_1] GARY, Ind. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a gun in his mother’s purse and accidentally shot his 2-year-old brother, fatally wounding him, Gary police said. Officers were dispatched to a local hospital Friday night about a 2-year-old gunshot victim. The child’s mother told officers there that her 3-year-old son found the gun in … Read more

Do Snitches Net Fishes? Scientists Turn Invasive Carp Into Traitors to Slow Their Great Lakes Push

[ad_1] LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wildlife officials across the Great Lakes are looking for spies to take on an almost impossible mission: stop the spread of invasive carp. Over the last five years, agencies such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have employed a new seek-and-destroy strategy … Read more

Man Sentenced to Probation for Threats Made to Indiana Congressman

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man accused of intimidating and harassing GOP U.S. Rep. Jim Banks and his family earlier this year was sentenced to probation Friday, according to court records. Aaron L. Thompson, of Fort Wayne, was charged with felony intimidation with the threat to commit a forcible felony and misdemeanor harassment by … Read more