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1 year 8 months ago

Flu season is Indiana's worst in 5 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The seasonal flu outbreak that has killed 40 people so far in Indiana is the state's deadliest in half a decade. State records show that past years have been tamer, with only three people dying of flu last season. The last such severe flu outbreak occurred during...

3 years 11 hours ago

'Survivor' fan favorite to run for Indiana governor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Rupert Boneham earned a nifty $1 million as the fan favorite on 2004's "Survivor: All-Stars." Now the bushy-bearded, tie-dye-wearing Boneham is hoping Indiana voters will find him just as charming. The 47-year-old Boneham announced Saturday that he's seeking the Libertarian Party nomination for Indiana governor. He told...

3 years 3 months ago

Summer snow at the summit

It's the kind of weather you'd expect to see in December, not June. At least 4 inches of snow fell on the summit of Pikes Peak Monday morning. There was enough ice and snow on the Pikes Peak Highway that rangers closed the road halfway up. The Eldred family,...

3 years 10 months ago

Cold blast strands motorists in Indiana

WANATAH, Ind. (AP) - Authorities are frantically searching for an untold number of motorists in snow-covered northwest Indiana who have been trapped in their cars in biting temperatures. LaPorte County sheriff's Deputy Andy Hynek said Monday officials don't know how many people were stranded, but that some had been...

4 years 1 month ago

Hometown honors fallen Fort Carson soldier

About 1,000 mourners filled a northern Indiana school auditorium for the funeral of a 26-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan. Army Spc. Chad Clements was deployed from Fort Carson. Firefighters used two snorkel trucks to hoist a garrison-sized flag over the entrance to Huntington North High School for Sunday's funeral for...

4 years 2 months ago

Teen survives shark attack

A 16-year-old tourist is recovering after a shark bite on South Carolina's Isle of Palms. Alex Stamm and his best friend's family are visiting from Indiana. They arrived on Isle of Palms Sunday and immediately went to the beach. Alex said he was in the water waist deep...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado couple dies in Indiana plane crash

Southern Indiana officials say the two people killed in plane crash near the Ohio River were a Colorado couple en route from Georgia to Kentucky. David and Elizabeth Schump of Windsor, Colorado, died Sunday night when their turboprop Piper crashed into a soybean field. Floyd County Coroner Leslie...

4 years 5 months ago

Police find suspect neck-deep in manure pit

Police said that officers searching for a man wanted on methamphetamine charges found him hiding neck-deep in a liquid manure pit at a northeastern Indiana farm. Noble County sheriff's deputies thought they'd lost the man until an officer spotted him in the tank beneath an outbuilding floor on the farm...

4 years 6 months ago

Fugitive from Indiana nabbed in Fountain

The Colorado Springs and Fountain police departments worked together today, to take a wanted man into custody. Matthew Robert Behmke is wanted out of Scherervill, Indiana. He is facing child molestation charges with a nationwide extradition. Detective had reason to believe Behmke was staying with a friend in Fountain....

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado shut out of All-America City finalists

More than two dozen communities have been named finalists for the National Civic League's 2010 All-America City Awards. The Denver-based organization says the cities were selected for addressing such issues as diversifying the labor force and funding services during the recession. Finalists are Chandler, Ariz., Bentonville, Ark., Dublin,...

4 years 9 months ago

Three Fort Carson soldiers die serving in Afghanistan

The Defense Department says three Fort Carson soldiers were killed in an attack by insurgents in Afghanistan. They were identified Tuesday as 24-year-old Sgt. Joshua A. Lengstorf of Yoncalla, Oregon, 24-year-old Spc. Brian R. Bowman of Crawfordsville, Indiana, and 19-year-old Pvt. John P. Dion of Shattuck, Oklahoma. The military says...

5 years 1 week ago

Trial starts in slayings of 7 at Indianapolis home

A defense attorney says prosecutors were wrong to charge her client with murdering four adults and three children during an Indianapolis home invasion three years ago. A Marion County judge heard opening arguments Monday in the trial of 31-year-old Desmond Turner. Attorney Lorinda Youngcourt says seven family members were killed...

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