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Mom whose overdose photo went viral celebrates 3 years of sobriety with photo shoot

HOPE, Ind. (CNN) – An Indiana mother who went viral for all of the wrong reasons three years ago celebrated three years of sobriety with a photo shoot with her son. Erika Hurt’s life changed forever when she was found overdosed behind the wheel of her car with her infant son in the backseat back […]

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He Wanted Cold Medicine, but CVS Rejected His Puerto Rican ID

CVS has apologized for denying a 20-year-old Puerto Rican student cold medicine at a store in Indiana because employees did not believe his driver’s license was a valid form of identification. José A. Guzmán-Payano, a junior at Purdue University, went to a store near his dorm in West Lafayette, Ind., on Oct. 25 to buy […]

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Indiana mother wants son to return to school after reporting vaping illness led to expulsion

SPENCER, Ind. (WRTV) – Just a few months into his freshman year, a student at Owen Valley High School said he was expelled for seeking help after having a bad reaction to vaping. Kegan Houck felt dizzy Sept. 30. His vision was blurry after smoking from a friend’s vape in the school restroom. “I was […]

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Indiana teen pleads guilty to murdering cheerleader pregnant with their baby

An Indiana teenager pleaded guilty to killing a high school cheerleader who was pregnant with their child. In a deal entered Wednesday, Aaron Trejo pleaded guilty to one count of murder and one count of feticide, both felonies. Last December, he confessed to fatally stabbing his classmate, who was six months pregnant, in the heart and then […]

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Indiana Restaurant Promises Free BBQ for Life for Helping Catch Thieves Who Robbed Them

At the end of August, the Indianapolis Star finished sifting through the 100,000 votes that had been submitted for its annual “Best Things” list that attempts to determine, you know, the Best Things in and around the city. Its Best Things to Food and Drink category, for example, named the best (and second best) restaurants, […]

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2 dead after car falls 4 stories from downtown Indianapolis parking garage

Please enable Javascript to watch this video INDIANAPOLIS (WXIN) – Two people died after a vehicle fell from a downtown Indianapolis parking garage Wednesday morning. According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, an adult male and an adult female were killed when the vehicle they were in plunged from a fourth-floor parking garage. First responders were […]

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She Saved a School From Her Armed Son, but Now She Faces Charges

An Indiana woman who called the police in December and told them that her 14-year-old son had threatened to shoot up his former school will face criminal charges if prosecutors have their way. Prosecutors in Wayne County filed an affidavit on Friday recommending six felony charges against the woman, Mary York, 43, in the episode, […]

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Why White Supremacists Are Hooked on Green Living

On Saturdays, Sarah Dye and her husband, Douglas Mackey, sell seasonal vegetables and eggs at a farmers’ market in Bloomington, Indiana. Sarah stands behind a stall piled high with heirloom tomatoes, basil, okra, and acorn squash. With a towheaded baby in her arms, she greets customers and makes small talk. She and Douglas own Schooner […]

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A Third Person Has Died From a Vaping-Related Lung Disease

A third person has died from a severe lung illness linked to the use of a vaping device. The death was confirmed on Friday by the state of Indiana, which said that an “individual over the age of 18” had died, but provided no additional information about the patient or case, citing privacy laws. Two […]

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Overloaded Fishing Boat Capsizes in Indiana, Leaving 4 Dead and 1 Missing

An overloaded fishing boat ferrying seven people back to their cars after a family picnic along the White River in Indiana capsized on Monday night, killing four people and leaving one missing, the authorities said Tuesday. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m., after 16 members of a family had picnicked in a public fishing area […]

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Popular ‘Crime Junkie’ Podcast Removes Episodes After Plagiarism Accusation

True-crime podcast listeners may have cracked a case no one knew was brewing. “Crime Junkie,” among the genre’s most popular shows, has pulled several episodes from its archive after a journalist accused it of plagiarizing her work. “Crime Junkie,” hosted by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat since its December 2017 debut, operates out of Indianapolis, […]

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F.B.I. Agents Raid South Bend Housing Authority Offices

F.B.I. agents raided the offices of the Housing Authority of South Bend, Ind., on Wednesday, the second potential distraction back home for the presidential campaign of the city’s mayor, Pete Buttigieg. No one was arrested during the raid, in which evidence collection teams visited the housing authority’s headquarters on Alonzo Watson Drive about 1 p.m. […]

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America’s Intelligence Chief Must Value Honesty Over Politics

Before President Trump picked Dan Coats to be the director of national intelligence, Mr. Coats spent 24 years in Washington as a member of the House and the Senate from Indiana, serving long stints on both the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee. He had also been ambassador to Germany. His predecessors […]

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John Dillinger’s Body to Be Exhumed From His Concrete-Fortified Grave

CHICAGO — John H. Dillinger, the notoriously elusive bank robber who was gunned down by federal agents outside a movie theater in Chicago in 1934, is expected to be exhumed from an Indiana cemetery in September. The reason is mysterious, in keeping with Mr. Dillinger’s reputation as a gangster who once slipped out of an […]

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The Invisible Hand of Justice Stevens on Abortion

During the days following the death last Tuesday of Justice John Paul Stevens, admirers posted lists of their favorite and not-so-favorite Stevens opinions. Free speech on the internet? A great one. No First Amendment protection for burning an American flag? Not so great. Access to federal court for Guantánamo detainees? Definitely. Upholding an Indiana voter […]

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Pete Buttigieg’s Life in the Closet

The closet that Pete Buttigieg built for himself in the late 1990s and 2000s was a lot like the ones that other gay men of his age and ambition hid inside. He dated women, deepened his voice and furtively looked at MySpace and Friendster profiles of guys who had come out — all while wondering […]

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Alabama Isn’t the Only State That Punishes Pregnant Women

Last week, the world learned the chilling news that Marshae Jones, a 28-year-old woman who was five months pregnant when shot in the stomach, has been charged with manslaughter. When a grand jury failed to indict Ebony Jemison, the woman who fired the gun, the police in Pleasant Grove, Ala., sought someone else — and […]

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