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Indiana councilman accused of hitting wife, roommate

The Merrillville councilman is charged with strangulation and domestic battery. He’s accused of hitting and choking his wife, and hitting a woman who lives with and works for him last Thursday at his home.

This photo provided by the Woodford County Detention Center shows Ronald Exantus who was arrested in association with the breaking into a home in Versailles, Ky., Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.  (Woodford County Detention Center via AP)

Child stabbed to death in bedroom

The death of the 6-year-old boy has police, neighbors and family in the small Kentucky community of Versailles puzzled after the man from 200 miles away in Indiana was arrested.