11 US states added jobs in July

The unemployment rate fell by 1.4 percentage points in Indiana, Tennessee and Wyoming over the past year — the biggest declines in the country.

Hospital in drug-troubled Indiana county starting detox unit

Fayette Regional Hospital in Connersville says the 46-bed unit will provide treatment for about a week for patients with severe intoxication or withdrawal problems and mental health disorders. The unit is meant to stabilize the patient before moving to another treatment program.

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Doctors treat central Indiana toddler with Narcan after OD

The boy’s mother told police she had found him near her bedroom “with a piece of plastic that had a powdery substance in it” in his mouth. A member of the woman’s extended family took the boy to a hospital over her objections.

Indiana man gets 75 years for food delivery driver’s slaying

Peter Hutchings Jr. was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to murder in the November 2015 killing of 27-year old Mark Miller. He was sentenced to 55 years for the murder, with an additional 20-year sentence for a habitual offender enhancement.

Indiana attorney general’s office renovations questioned

The remodeling of Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill’s office includes $78,000 for new furniture and $71,000 for historic replica painting. Hill also bought a van for nearly $31,000 that’s now emblazoned with his name.