More stories by Rod Hissong

State excise police issue 194 citations at IMS

Officers issued 149 summonses for illegal possession or consumption of an alcohol beverage. Other charges included possession of a false ID, providing alcohol beverages to minors, and drugs.

84-year-old Kendallville woman wards off attacker

The Kendallville Police Department said they’ve gathered evidence for forensic examination is hopes of finding the man who broke into a woman’s home and tried to sexually assault her.

AP source: Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

The intent was to connect Trump’s chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders, said this person, who wasn’t authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

Raised by a single mother after his father was shot to death, he idolized his guitar-slinging older brother Duane and became his musical partner. They formed the nucleus of The Allman Brothers Band, which helped define the Southern rock sound of the 1970s.

Playmate tastes shame, ordered to clean up urban grit

Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room.

GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

The election for Montana’s sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.