Tag: indiana

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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Pete Buttigieg Faces the Ire of Black South Bend Residents After Fatal Police Shooting

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Through the early days of the 2020 presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has had trouble getting black voters to come to his events. That was not the case on Sunday—but then again, this wasn’t a campaign stop. Buttigieg took a break from campaigning last week following […]

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If It’s Sunday in Southeastern Indiana, Order the Fried Chicken

WEST HARRISON, Ind. — If you see a steeple in southeastern Indiana, you can be pretty sure that fried chicken is nearby. If you see the steeple in West Harrison, about 20 miles from the Indiana-Ohio-Kentucky border, that chicken is fried across the street at St. Leon Tavern by the owner, Aaron Klenke. Most people […]

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Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Mayor Pete Buttigieg remained in South Bend, Ind., on Tuesday to confront a local crisis involving the fatal shooting of a black resident by a white police officer, skipping scheduled campaign appearances in Hollywood. The shooting of the 54-year-old robbery suspect under conditions that remain murky has presented Mr. Buttigieg, a […]

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Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby

An island of glacier-tumbled rock, covered in trees, sits in the cold waters of Lake Michigan. On the horizon, it looks like the gathering of night. This is Wisconsin’s Rock Island State Park, where my love of nature began. Thirty years ago I spent part of a summer there with a troop of the Polish […]

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Explaining the Supreme Court Ruling on Indiana’s Abortion Law

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. Quick programming note! I’ll be away on Friday but will see you back here next Tuesday for more In Her Words. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court turned […]

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Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists

Justice Clarence ThomasPhoto: Getty Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court’s majority decision not to overturn a lower court’s ruling that blocked Indiana abortion restrictions that would have stopped women from aborting due to a fetus’ sex, race or disability. […]

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