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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

BALTIMORE | Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland.

14 hours ago
Secret Service head takes onus for White House breach

Secret Service head takes onus for White House breach

A member of security with a weapon walks along the interior of the perimeter fence on White House North Lawn along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

16 hours ago
Bond denied for Highland native in Chicago-area FAA fire

Bond denied for Highland native in Chicago-area FAA fire

CHICAGO (AP) — A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control center, causing damage that brought the city's two international airports to a halt.

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Arrest made in Indiana State University shooting

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. | Indiana State University police have arrested a student from Indianapolis in the shooting of another student in a residence hall stairwell at the Terre Haute campus.

September 28, 2014 8:35 pm
Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

A member of security with a weapon walks along the interior of the perimeter fence on White House North Lawn along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The Secret Service tightened their guard outside the White House after Friday's embarrassing breach in the security of…

September 23, 2014 9:12 am

Cook County authorities probe Dolton animal hospital

DOLTON | A south suburban animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said.

September 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Why Indy must invest in early childhood education

September 20, 2014 12:00 am
Murderer captured in LaPorte pleads guilty to Mich. prison escape

Murderer captured in LaPorte pleads guilty to Mich. prison escape

IONIA, Mich. | A convicted murderer captured in February near LaPorte after escaping from a western Michigan prison pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges related to the escape.

September 19, 2014 6:18 pm Photos

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Australian police: Raids thwarted ISIL beheading plot

SYDNEY (AP) — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group. They raided more than a dozen properties across Sydney and were holding six people and have identified the suspected ringleader, officials said.

September 18, 2014 11:41 am

Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrest

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon.

September 18, 2014 7:35 am
Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of…

September 15, 2014 3:43 pm
North Korea sentences American man to 6 years

North Korea sentences American man to 6 years

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2014 file photo, Matthew Miller, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea. A trial has been held in North Korea for Miller, who had been detained since April. The trial was held Sunday morning, Sept. 14, 2014. Deta…

September 14, 2014 5:17 am

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appe…

September 12, 2014 11:08 am

DNA tests ordered in killing of ex-Bear girlfriend

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge ordered new evidence tests in the case of a woman serving a life sentence for killing the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle in 2007.

September 12, 2014 10:46 am

Escaped school shooter captured near Ohio prison

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two other prisoners and was captured nearly six hours later hiding by a church early Friday, authorities said.

September 12, 2014 6:30 am
Appeals court strikes down Indiana gay marriage ban

Appeals court strikes down Indiana gay marriage ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's prohibition on gay marriage and refusal to recognize gay marriages performed in Illinois and elsewhere violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

September 04, 2014 6:05 pm Photos

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AP source: US to investigate Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person brief…

September 04, 2014 6:16 am

Federal court upholds Indiana right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal appeals court upheld Indiana's right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees Tuesday in a split decision delivered just days before another legal challenge is to be heard.

September 02, 2014 6:30 pm

Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan Chase hack

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.

August 28, 2014 9:11 am
Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

Supporters of gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana attend a rally at the federal plaza Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago. The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each cas…

August 26, 2014 3:54 pm
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