Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

The findings, reported Wednesday, mark a first peek at a huge study under way to help determine if Medicare should start paying for specialized PET scans that find a hallmark of Alzheimer’s — a sticky plaque called amyloid.

Muncie man shot by police convicted of multiple charges

Police have said the officers were trying to help an injured woman passenger from Dinkins’ car following a March 24 crash when Dinkins drove toward them at a high rate of speed. The officers opened fire, wounding Dinkins. They weren’t charged.

Pet shop owner faces neglect charge after dead animals found

Twenty-seven-year-old Terry Driver of Portage was arrested Saturday on one misdemeanor animal neglect count after a caller reported foul odors wafting from T & B’s Exotic Animals and a cage with eight dead birds behind the building.

Trump to discuss health care with GOP senators

Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirms that the senators have been invited to lunch to discuss the way forward on health care after it became clear that they did not have the votes to pass a plan to replace “Obamacare.”

Comic-Con blasts into San Diego with movies, games, shows

The annual pop-culture celebration kicks off Wednesday night with a preview of the San Diego Convention Center’s showroom floor. Four days of panels, presentations, screenings and autograph signings begin on Thursday. The sold-out event is expected to draw more than 130,000 attendees.

US restoring asset seizures _ with safegaurds

The policy to be rolled out this week targets a tactic that lets local authorities seize property using federal law. Former Attorney General Eric Holder limited the practice.

Trump had second conversation with Putin in Germany

White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke at a dinner for world leaders and their spouses at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

Daimler to recall 3 million vehicles to ease diesel doubts

German automaker Daimler will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance, the company said Tuesday in the wake of widespread public debate over the future of diesel.

MN Officials: Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Justine Damond, 40, approached the driver’s side window of the squad car immediately after the driver had been startled by the sound. The officer in the passenger seat, Mohamed Noor, fired his weapon, hitting Damond through the open driver’s side window, the BCA said.