Indiana purges 481K inactive voter registrations from rolls

The General Assembly adopted the mandatory voter roll purges in 2014, two years after two voter watchdog groups, Judicial Watch and True The Vote, sued Indiana, claiming the state failed to maintain clean voter registration lists.

Fresno shooter wanted to kill many white people, police say

Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, was arrested shortly after the rampage that left three white men dead, police said. Muhammad, who is black, fired 16 rounds in less than two minutes at four places within a block, shooting men who appeared to be going about their day, authorities say.

Trump targets visa program for highly skilled workers

President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, signing an order Tuesday in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.

Zoo preps to unveil new male lion, Tasmanian devils

Also new at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in 2017 are a new male Sitatunga, a critically endangered radiated tortoise and new several new exhibits. The zoo opens for its 52nd season Saturday.

8 hurt in head-on crash with inmate van

A PT Cruiser crossed the centerline into the eastbound lane for an unknown reason and struck a van carrying Miami Correctional Facility inmates.

Marijuana-growing operation found during Indiana house fire

Officers found 39 marijuana plants in a second-floor bedroom, along with marijuana in jars in another bedroom. The growing operation included lighting on timers and irrigation and ventilation systems, but wasn’t the fire’s cause.

Sessions plans crackdown on violent gangs

Sessions on Tuesday singled out one organization in particular, the MS-13 street gang. Its members are suspected in the killings of four people last week in Long Island.