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AP-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN

June 6, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s Indiana news coverage at 8:30 a.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk, followed by Ken Kusmer. All times ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — A prosecutor said Tuesday that a 13-year-old student accused of wounding a teacher and a classmate in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis middle school will not be tried as an adult because of his age. Hamilton County Prosecutor D. Lee Buckingham said the boy would have faced 11 counts in adult court, including attempted murder and aggravated battery. He said the teen’s case cannot be heard in adult court under current Indiana law because his alleged attempt to commit murder wasn’t successful. SENT: 250 words. Will be updated.



TERRE HAUTE — Courtney Dosch instructed children playing “Wax Museum” to be “super sneaky” as they made their way from the back of the Indiana State University recital hall to the stage. The Community School of the Arts theater instructor told the children they were to portray wax figures, and she was going to be a security guard. If she looked their way, they had to freeze or they were out of the game. The children were participating in a Community School of the Arts summer camp program called “Art Sampler,” with a theme of Discover Your Talents, in which they’ll do different activities in art, music, dance and theater, and they’ll also swim in the Student Recreation Center. By Sue Loughlin. Tribune-Star. SENT: 450 words, photos requested.


— INDIANA JAIL-FUMES: Authorities say four jail officers were sickened by suspected drug fumes emanating from a toilet at a jail in northeastern Indiana. Emergency crews including the Fort Wayne Fire Department’s hazardous materials team responded Tuesday to the Allen County Jail after the officers were affected by the fumes.

— GYPSY MOTHS-GRANGER: Residents in a northern Indiana neighborhood are battling an infestation of gypsy moth caterpillars that are stripping trees bare of foliage. The invasive insect is wreaking havoc along Granger’s Sturdy Oaks Lane, where their wriggling caterpillars cover trees, homes and roads.

— IU BREAST CANCER RESEARCH CENTER: Indiana University School of Medicine is launching a new research center focused on improving therapies for some aggressive types of breast cancer. The university, the medical school and the Indiana-based Vera Bradley Foundation will each commit $2.5 million for a combined total of $7.5 million for the center’s endowment.

— CONSTRUCTION WORKER ATTACK: — Authorities say three young people attacked a construction worker in central Indiana after he yelled at a driver to slow down.


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