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This Owl Had Quite the Morning on Tuesday

After being circled by crows, rescuers saved injured bird from middle of icy Indiana lake

(Newser) - A wounded great horned owl is recuperating after being rescued earlier this week from an icy Indiana lake. The Times of Northwest Indiana reports that the groundskeeper at Hidden Lake Park in Merrillville first spotted the owl Tuesday morning trying to get off the ground, a swarm of crows circling...

'It's Almost Incomprehensible What You're Watching'

Indiana dad faces felony neglect charge after 4-year-old plays with loaded gun on live TV

(Newser) - An Indiana man is facing a neglect charge after his 4-year-old son was captured playing with a loaded handgun on live TV. Footage from a doorbell camera, showing a diaper-clad boy pulling the trigger of the weapon in the hallway of an apartment complex, was aired Saturday on the Reelz...

Here Are the Worst States in America for Drivers

And the best, per WalletHub's ranking, which puts Hawaii in last place

(Newser) - Whether we get behind the wheel for leisurely cruising, for our daily commutes, or to take care of errands, American drivers have long contended with traffic, potholes, fluctuating gas prices, and the other annoyances. WalletHub wanted to see which states were better to drive in than others, and it looked...

College Student Was About to Exit the Bus. Then, an Attack

Indiana U: 56-year-old Bille Davis of Bloomington attacked student due to anti-Asian hate

(Newser) - A 56-year-old woman has been charged after an 18-year-old Indiana University student repeatedly was stabbed in the head on a public bus in an attack the school says was because the victim is Asian. The victim told investigators she was standing and waiting for the exit doors to open on...

Abducted Twins Are Found 175 Miles Apart

Kyair and Kason Thomass found safe after Ohio kidnapping; suspect arrested

(Newser) - An infant has been found alive in Indianapolis three days after he and his twin brother were abducted outside an Ohio pizzeria; a suspect has been arrested in their kidnapping. "A photo is worth a thousand words," the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department tweeted Thursday night, showing 5-month-old Kason...

Faculty Demands University Leader Resign Over Joke

Thomas L. Keon of Purdue University Northwest accused of insulting Asian Americans

(Newser) - He has apologized, but the chancellor of Purdue University Northwest may lose his job anyway. The faculty senate of the Indiana school has called on Thomas Keon to resign after he spoke gibberish during a speech and called it his "Asian version" of a made-up language, per the AP...

Indiana AG Seeks to Punish Child Rape Victim's Abortion Doctor

Todd Rokita's office says Dr. Caitlin Bernard should have reported Ohio girl's case to authorities

(Newser) - Indiana's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect. The complaint alleges Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state...

Investigators Say Bullet Links Allen to Delphi Murders

Court document states that shell found near teen's bodies is linked to suspect's weapon

(Newser) - An unspent bullet found near the bodies of two teenage girls is a key piece of evidence against the man accused of their murders, according to newly released court documents. A partly redacted probable cause affidavit released Tuesday states that an ejected .40-caliber shell has tool marks matching a pistol...

Indiana AG Sued by Doctor Who Helped Girl, 10, End Pregnancy

Todd Rokita accused of seeking patient records based on 'frivolous' consumer complaints

(Newser) - An Indiana OB-GYN who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio is suing Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, alleging that the Republican has been issuing subpoenas in a "fishing expedition" based on "meritless" and "frivolous" consumer complaints. Dr. Caitlin Bernard and her colleague Dr....

5 Years Later, an Arrest in Murder of 2 Girls

Libby German and Abigail Williams were killed while hiking in Indiana

(Newser) - Police in Indiana have made an arrest in the high-profile slaying of two girls out for a hike in Indiana five years ago. Richard Allen, 50, faces two counts of murder in the deaths of Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, reports FOX59 . Before the girls were killed near...

Police Plan Announcement on 2017 Slayings of Young Hikers

Bodies of Liberty German and Abigail Williams were found near a trail in northern Indiana

(Newser) - Police investigating the unsolved slayings of two teenage girls killed during a 2017 hiking trip in northern Indiana said Friday they will hold a news conference Monday to provide an update on their investigation. Indiana State Police said officials "will announce an update in the Delphi Investigation" but gave...

Mom Said Dead Boy in Suitcase Was Life-Ruining 'Demon': Cops

Murder warrant issued for Dejuane Ludie Anderson, mother of Cairo, who may be in LA

(Newser) - Indiana state police say they've identified the young boy whose body was found wrapped in a trash bag, stuffed in a suitcase , and abandoned in the southern part of the state, and are now searching for his mother, who is wanted for murder. Police have arrested one person in...

School Board Candidate: 'Not All Nazis Were Bad'

Indiana's Dr. Matt Keefer has tripled down in defending his online comments, calling critics 'haters'

(Newser) - There are multiple candidates running for seats on the Zionsville Community Schools Board of Trustees in Indiana, including Dr. Matt Keefer, an anesthesiologist who calls himself an independent option disliked by both "Republican leaders" and the "extreme left" due to his critical thinking and inability to "be...

Teacher Arrested After Revealing She Kept Student 'Kill List'

No charges have yet been filed against 5th grade teacher in East Chicago, Indiana

(Newser) - An elementary school teacher in Indiana has been arrested after police say she told a student she had a "kill list" that named multiple students and staffers at the school. Police say they got a call from St. Stanislaus School in East Chicago late Wednesday afternoon and were told...

Purdue Student Allegedly Murdered by Roommate

Police say suspect called 911

(Newser) - One Purdue University student is dead and another is in police custody following an apparent homicide early Wednesday in a dorm on the West Lafayette, Ind., campus, per the Indianapolis Star. University police are investigating, but few details have emerged. In a statement, Purdue President Mitch Daniels said, "This...

Just One Teen on the Planet Aced This Test

Felix Zhang of Indiana apparently knows his calculus

(Newser) - On planet Earth, some 270,000 students took the AP Calculus AB exam in May 2022. About 20% of them scored a 5, which is the highest score possible. But Felix Zhang did something no one else did: The Indiana high schooler got a perfect score. Then a sophomore at...

Female Officer Shot in Face Dies From Her Injuries

Seara Burton was due to marry shortly after she was shot on Aug. 10

(Newser) - This story has been updated throughout to reflect the officer's death. An Indiana police officer who was shot in the face during a traffic stop has died more than two weeks after she was taken off life support. The Richmond Police Department said 28-year-old Seara Burton—who was supposed...

Cops: Crash That Killed Ind. Pol Caused by Staffer's Driving

Police: Zachery Potts was attempting to get by truck in crash that killed Rep. Jackie Walorski

(Newser) - A staffer for US Rep. Jackie Walorski was trying to pass a flatbed truck on a northern Indiana highway last month when the SUV they were in crashed into an oncoming car, killing Walorski and three other people, police said Friday. A witness traveling behind the SUV told investigators it...

Dad Was Intoxicated When He and His Kids Drowned

Kyle Moorman and his 3 children set out to go night fishing

(Newser) - Update: The Indiana father and his three children who were found dead in a submerged car in an Indianapolis pond in July died accidentally. The deaths of Kyle Moorman, 27, and his children—1-year-old Kyran Holland, 2-year-old Kyannah Holland, and 5-year-old Kyle Moorman II—were the result of accidental freshwater...

CDC Gives OK to Go to Wendy's Amid E. Coli Outbreak

6 states report illnesses, with most of those sick saying they ate Wendy's meals with romaine lettuce

(Newser) - An E. coli surge in four states has now made its way to an additional two states. The CDC reports that New York and Kentucky have joined the list of states affected by the outbreak, including Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan, the latter of which has seen 58 of the...

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