IndyCar rookie Jimmie Johnson is hopeful of testing in August on the oval at Homestead-Miami Speedway as part of a path toward running in next year's Indianapolis 500.
The seven-time NASCAR champion jumped this season to IndyCar and has competed in seven races for team owner Chip Ganassi.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Marion County Public Health Department recommended Tuesday that all residents of the county including Indianapolis wear masks in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Indiana man has received a life prison sentence for stalking his estranged wife to Florida, shooting her and burying her body in Tennessee, court records show.
Jarvis Wayne Madison, 62, of New Albany, Indiana, was sentenced Monday in Orlando federal court, according to the court records.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man being chased by Indianapolis officers was killed when he lost control of a vehicle and it crashed during the brief late-night pursuit, police said.
Police received a report of a stolen vehicle about 11 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s new cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 have rebounded to levels last seen in May as an especially contagious coronavirus variant continues spreading, state data show.
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts safety Kenny Moore II made the traditional training camp grand entrance, getting a ride in the second seat of Pato O'Ward's IndyCar.
All-Pro defensive tackle DeForest Buckner talked about using these next 19 practices to prepare for making a Super Bowl run, and four-time Pro Bowl receiver T.Y.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Football has selected Dr. Gerard Gioia and longtime NCAA chief medical officer Dr. Brian Hainline to headline its 10-member medical advisory panel.
The governing body made its announcement Tuesday from its headquarters in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is forecasting high ozone levels Tuesday for four regions in the central, southern and western parts of the state.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to stall Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb’s lawsuit challenging the increased power state legislators gave themselves to intervene during public health emergencies following conservative objections to his COVID-19 actions.
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts fans eagerly anticipated seeing coach Frank Reich and new starting quarterback Carson Wentz reunite Wednesday.
Turns out, they'll may need to wait a few more days.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of inmates facing federal charges have been transferred from the St. Louis area to jails in Indiana and Kentucky, leaving relatives desperately trying to reconnect.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is getting around to holding an inauguration gala, seven months after beginning his second term in office.
Postponed all this time due to COVID-19, the “boots and black tie” inaugural ball will be held on Saturday, Aug.
SYRACUSE, Ind. (AP) — Two women suffered second-degree burns when the boat they were on caught fire on a northern Indiana lake.
A preliminary investigation shows the fire started about 2:55 p.m.
AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — Local officials are considering a development proposal that could see northeastern Indiana's Auburn Auction Park renovated into a news sports complex.
ForeSight Consulting, a Fort Wayne-based developer, submitted its application to construct the Auburn Sports Complex with the Auburn Plan Commission earlier this month.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former mayor of Evansville has been picked as the temporary leader of the Indiana United Ways organization.
The group said Jonathan Weinzapfel would serve as interim president and chief executive officer through the end of 2021.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two men have been killed and at least five other people were hospitalized following several early morning shootings and a stabbing in Indianapolis.
BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's Lake Michigan port has seen a big increase in shipments this year as the global economy rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There aren't many revelations to be learned about Ohio State’s recent dominance in the Big Ten.
But say the school’s name to Indiana senior wide receiver Ty Fryfogle and he smiles with anticipation.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 100 Indiana businesses are urging Congress to pass legislation stalled in the Senate that would extend federal civil rights protections to LGBTQ people, saying in a letter that “discrimination is bad for business."
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A Fort Wayne man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman who witnesses said he shot once in a driveway before standing over her and firing several more times.
Martrell Weaver, 24, pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in a plea agreement that calls for him to serve 50 years in prison for the June 2020 killing of Amanda Hoglund, 22.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Public hearings have been set Indiana’s upcoming redrawing of congressional and legislative election districts, although no proposed new maps will be available by then.
The hearings involving the House and Senate elections committees will be held in eight cities around the state on Aug.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's environmental agency issued a statewide air quality alert urging Hoosiers to slow down and take other steps as smoke wafts across the state from wildfires burning in the western U.S.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police have identified a man who was shot and wounded early Wednesday by a suburban Indianapolis police officer responding to a call for assistance at a house.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will receive $507 million as part of a multi-state agreement to settle a lawsuit against opioid distributors designed to bring relief to people struggling with addiction to the drug, officials said Wednesday,
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities released scant details Wednesday after a suburban Indianapolis police officer shot and wounded a “male subject" while officers were responding to a call for assistance at a house.
FRANKFORT, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man died in a lawn mowing accident that left him trapped beneath a riding lawn mower that entered a pond, police said.
Harold Vice, 78, of Frankfort was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday after Clinton County Sheriff's deputies discovered him trapped underneath the lawn mower, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Anthem topped second-quarter expectations even though the health insurer's profit tumbled as patients who hunkered down last year at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic started seeking care again.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State officials filed an appeal this week in an ongoing attempt to withdraw Indiana from federal programs that expanded unemployment benefits during the pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors dropped their case against an Indiana woman who was charged in a hit-and-run crash during a southern Indiana protest last summer after learning she died in Colorado earlier this year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with opponents of an Indiana law aimed at having elections officials immediately purge voter registrations for people who appear to have registered in another state.
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana police officer has been demoted and suspended without pay after an investigation found that he and his wife, also an officer, gained access to the financial assets of a man his wife first met through official police business.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Audubon Society is merging its Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi offices into a regional office called Audubon Delta, the nonprofit conservation group said Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana University can require its roughly 90,000 students and 40,000 employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19 under a federal judge's ruling that might be the first of its kind regarding college immunization mandates.
PORTLAND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana man whose infant son died from methamphetamine intoxication was sentenced Monday to more than four years in prison for his role in the child’s death.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suspected intoxicated motorist struck and killed two pedestrians late Sunday along an Indianapolis street, police said.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the scene on the city's south side just before midnight on a report of a person struck by a vehicle.
CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out for an auction at a former Indiana wildlife center where the ex-proprietor and his ex-wife were found to have violated the Endangered Species Act by taking and wounding animals, including tigers and lions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Four hunters from Indiana have pled guilty and paid fines in a southern Illinois poaching case, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
The four hunters were accused of deer hunting with rifles without required permits or hunting licenses and had two untagged, harvested deer with them.
SCHERERVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana community is looking for proposals to redevelop the historic Illiana Motor Speedway site into a business park.
The Schererville Town Council voted unanimously last week to work with the Lake County Economic Alliance to request proposals for the 50-acre site off U.S.
CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — Officials at Indiana Dunes National Park want to hear from visitors as they develop a strategy to add services at the park, ranging from food or beverage sales to organized tours.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sick and dying songbirds stricken with an unexplained illness have now been found in three-quarters of Indiana's counties, state wildlife officials say.
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana prosecutors have charged four juveniles from southeastern Illinois with allegedly torturing and poaching more than 20 wild deer in the two states.
After an investigation by Indiana conservation officers, the Gibson County Prosecutor’s Office recently charged four juveniles from Mount Carmel, Illinois, with committing a combined 119 wildlife violations in Indiana and Illinois over a 2-year span.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana court will hear testimony next month to determine whether a 14-year-old boy accused in the strangulation death of a 6-year-old girl is competent to stand trial in her killing.
EDDYVILLE, Iowa (AP) — A 58-year-old Indiana man is dead after an accident on a southern Iowa highway.
KTVO-TV reports that Randolph Beaty of Amboy, Indiana, died in the crash Friday afternoon near Eddyville in Mahaska County.
VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — A rare collection of hundreds of public records that span the 19th century is set for preservation thanks to a grant a southwest Indiana library landed to digitize the fragile documents.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers hired Lloyd Pierce, Ronald Nored, Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek as assistant coaches for new head coach Rick Carlisle on Friday.
Pierce was head coach of the Atlanta Hawks for the past two and a half seasons before he was fired in March.