Judge asked to reconsider vanity plate ruling

The agency said Monday it filed the request with a Marion County court a month after the judge ruled a police officer had the right to buy a license plate reading “0INK.”

Keeping pets safe this summer

There are some dangers more obvious than others and pet owners could be putting their beloved animals at risk without even knowing it. Hepworth said fleas, ticks and mosquitoes carry diseases and parasites that can be fatal, but said they are easily preventable.

Mourdock compares US economic woes to Nazi Germany

In a farewell speech to Indiana Republicans during the party convention Saturday, term-limited state Treasurer Richard Mourdock cautioned GOP members to be wary of politicians who promise entitlements and spending as debt grows. He said the Nazis made the same promises to Germans before that country’s 1936 elections.

Armadillos slinking their way into Indiana

Wildlife experts say they’re seeing a handful of armadillo sightings around Indiana as the animal that’s common in the South edges its range ever-farther to the north.

2nd day of searching for missing teen ends at dam

Water rescue personnel on Saturday ended a second day of searching for a 17-year-old boy who vanished in the swirling waters beneath a central Indiana dam during a swimming outing that left two of his friends critically injured.

Insanity defense a longshot for Purdue suspect

An Indiana man’s decision to seek the insanity defense in the fatal shooting and stabbing of a Purdue University teaching assistant could create a challenging task for his attorney.

Col. Douglas Schwartz

Replacement named for ousted Grissom commander

A new commander has been named for northern Indiana’s Grissom Air Reserve Base to replace the base leader who was removed from the position in March during an investigation of his job performance.

Indiana man, son prepare to fly around the world

Babar Suleman and his 17-year-old son, Haris, will begin their monthlong journey June 20, if the weather cooperates. The Plainfield residents will make a dozen stops during their around-the-world flight.