New law leads to confusion for deer hunters

A new law on the books in Indiana prohibits hunters from using rifles on public land. But the author of the bill says he never intended it to read that way and the DNR has had to amend its hunting and trapping guide.

100 birds removed from alleged cockfighting property

Officials found roosters with their combs and wattles removed – physical alterations common in fighting birds – as well as cockfighting “paraphernalia” at the Coatesville property.

Indiana awards $275,000 to boost 7 preservation projects

Some of the funding will pay for repairs to an old bank in the southern Indiana town of Georgetown and improvements to historic churches in Lafayette, Huntington and Indianapolis’ Irvington neighborhood.

Indiana state trooper shoots, wounds person after foot chase

The Indiana State Police say troopers were searching Tuesday night for two people who had fled from police when a trooper spotted a male matching the description of one of the suspects. The trooper spoke with him and tried to pat him down for weapons before he ran away.

Statewide Silver Alert for Peru teen canceled

The Miami County Sheriff’s Department had been looking for 19-year-old Mary Lantz who was believed to have been in extreme danger and required medical assistance.