Charlotte Hornets (26-22, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (17-31, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pacers -1.5; over/under is 225.5
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators advanced a bill on Tuesday that would force public comment in school board meetings, while a separate proposal seeking to add political party identifications to what are now nonpartisan school board elections throughout the state was effectively abandoned.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democrats and voting rights activists are objecting to a Republican-backed proposal that would require Indiana voters who request mail-in ballots to swear under possible penalty of perjury that they won’t be able to vote in person at any time during the 28 days before Election Day.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Indianapolis man accused of opening fire at a Chicago veterans hospital in 2019 pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal gun charge.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two men were killed when a camping trailer parked outside a vacant Indianapolis store caught fire, fire officials said.
An employee at a neighboring Walmart store noticed the smoke coming from the vacant store on the city's northwest side and called 911 late Monday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Devonte' Graham scored 25 points, Josh Hart had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-113 on Monday night.
Graham, who was questionable before the game because of a sore left ankle, started and went 5 of 9 from 3-point range on a night when the rest of his team missed 20 of 21 from deep.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers advanced a Republican-backed bill Monday that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity.
ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana died when he crashed his snowmobile into a creek, Indiana conservation officers said Monday.
About 5 p.m. Sunday, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office was contacted and requested to help locate Adam Fifield, 34, of Angola.
EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Officials on Monday marked the winding down of work at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury training base that has helped resettle about 7,200 Afghan refugees in the U.S.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey has resolved claims against the estate of the late artist Robert Indiana and several law firms accused of excessive legal fees, officials said Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police are investigating a 2-month-old girl's death as a homicide after detectives said the infant suffered injuries they believe were not accidental.
Police found the baby unresponsive Thursday in an apartment on Indianapolis' west side.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half and Michigan hit 11 3-pointers to pull away and post a convincing 80-62 win at Indiana on Sunday.
In two games since returning from COVID-19 protocols, Dickinson has scored 46 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and made 10 assists.
WANATAH, Ind. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy has died and four other people were injured after the van they were in collided with a semitractor-trailer in northern Indiana.
The LaPorte County sheriff’s office said Saturday that the boy died from the crash in Wanatah a day earlier.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana gamblers will be able to put some wagers down on events during the upcoming Winter Olympics.
The state Gaming Commission this past week authorized Indiana casinos and mobile sports wagering operators to offer betting lines on seven Winter Olympic events.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man indicted in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute police detective who was also an FBI task force officer faces a March trial in the slaying.
Indiana Pacers (17-30, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (17-28, 11th in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans will try to keep its three-game home win streak alive when the Pelicans take on Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 110 years in prison for the fatal 2019 shootings of two people outside an Indianapolis strip club.
Terrance Lee Warren Jr., 24, was sentenced Thursday after a Marion County jury convicted him in November of two counts of murder and carrying a handgun without a license.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who was a freighter shipmate has died in an accident aboard a 1,000-foot freighter along northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Richard Gray of Traverse City died Monday following the accident on the Walter J.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2021 individual income tax returns on Monday.
The department encourages taxpayers not to file their state tax returns before Monday or before they have gathered all necessary documentation.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the state’s so-called “revenge porn” law that makes it a criminal act to distribute intimate images without consent.
In a 5-0 ruling issued Tuesday, the court found that the General Assembly did not run afoul of the free speech guarantees of either the Indiana Constitution or the U.S.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are holding off on pursuing major anti-abortion action as they await a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could roll back abortion rights across the country.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The resumption of jury trials has been pushed back in Indiana’s most populous county after officials say about 90 court employees tested positive this month for COVID-19.
Court officials in Marion County, the home of Indianapolis, announced Thursday that jury trials would resume “with a phased in approach” starting Jan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly will be heading to Rome as the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
The U.S. Senate approved Donnelly for the position in a voice vote Thursday. President Joe Biden nominated Donnelly for the ambassadorship in October.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — College campuses and schools in northwestern Indiana closed Thursday after a winter storm dumped several inches of lake-effect snow on parts of the region.
Closings included Ivy Tech Community College campuses in in Michigan City and LaPorte, Purdue University Northwest’s Westville campus and the Michigan City Area Schools.
Indiana Pacers (17-29, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (35-9, first in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix heads into a matchup against Indiana as winners of five games in a row.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Rob Phinisee scored a season-high 17 points in the first half and then made the decisive 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left to send Indiana past No. 4 Purdue 68-65 on Thursday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors were frenzied, rushing shots and being careless with the basketball. It led to perhaps their worst loss this season to an Indiana team with a handful of injured stars watching in street clothes.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley had been waiting to see Tyrese Martin catch fire.
Martin scored 25 of his career-high 27 points in the second half, and No. 25 UConn beat Butler for the second time this week, 75-56 on Thursday night.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Rob Phinisee spent four seasons waiting for a moment like the one he celebrated Thursday night.
It even took him two chances to cash in.
The junior guard scored 17 points in the first half and then closed out a career-high 20-point game by making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left to send Indiana past No.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans pushed a plan for broad cuts to Indiana’s business and individual income taxes through the state House on Thursday, sending it to an uncertain fate in the GOP-dominated Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers will consider a Republican-backed bill that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity.
The proposal would prohibit students who were born male but identify as female from participating in a sport or on an athletic team that is designated for women or girls.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana teachers and others are mounting opposition to a House bill that Republican lawmakers say would increase transparency of school curricula, even after Senate leaders decided to effectively abandon their version of the legislation.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All 92 of Indiana's counties have reached the highest-risk level for COVID-19 spread for the first time since state health officials began releasing a statewide risk map during the pandemic.
Indiana Pacers (16-29, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (32-12, second in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Warriors -10.5; over/under is 216.5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caris LeVert scored a franchise-record 22 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Malcolm Brogdon added 19 and the Indiana Pacers increased the pressure on Lakers coach Frank Vogel with a 111-104 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted an Indiana man Wednesday on charges that would make him eligible for the death penalty if he's convicted in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute police detective and FBI task force officer.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A judge set a July trial Wednesday for a Kentucky man charged in the 2018 slaying of a Terre Haute man.
Vigo Superior Court Judge John Roach ordered Zavius E. King, 28, of Louisville, Kentucky, held without bond and set his jury trial for July 11.
KNOX, Ind. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to killing an 11-month-old northern Indiana girl whose remains were found buried in a wooded area has been sentenced to the maximum 65-year prison term.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Republicans pushed through a proposal Tuesday that would severely limit workplace COVID-19 vaccination requirements even as the move faces resistance from Republican Gov.
WINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Hampton has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge last month in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers expect center Myles Turner to miss at least the next two weeks with an injured left foot.
Team officials announced Tuesday that the 6-foot-11 Turner was examined by multiple specialists who diagnosed him with a “stress reaction.” Turner will get treatment and be re-evaluated in two weeks, the Pacers said.