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AP-IN--Indiana News Digest 1:30 pm, IN

July 12, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s Indiana news coverage at 1:30 p.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



INDIANAPOLIS — A Republican staffer has come forward to publicly accuse Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill of groping her at a party — the third woman to do so. SENT: 130 words. Developing.



JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — The southern Indiana city where Papa John’s founder John Schnatter began his pizza business in the back of his father’s bar has removed his name from a historic gym following Schnatter’s resignation as chairman for using a racial slur. Developing.


PERU, Ind. — Hepatitis C cases are up in Miami County, but the county is unlikely to get a syringe exchange program after a health official said it’s no necessary. Developing.


— INDIANA-OFFICER SHOT: Two more men have been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a central Indiana sheriff’s deputy.

— INDIANAPOLIS-CRIMINAL JUSTICE: A groundbreaking has taken place for a new criminal justice center in Indianapolis that will include a jail and assessment center to treat people with mental illness and drug addictions. Photo planned.

— TRUMP-UN AG AMBASSADOR: President Donald Trump has nominated a northern Indiana agribusinessman to be the nation’s next ambassador of agriculture to the United Nations.

— GIRL STRUCK-INDIANA: A northwestern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 5-year-old girl could avoid prison.

— INDIANA FIRE-SHOOTING: A central Indiana man who was shot and wounded by police after allegedly setting his home on fire during a domestic dispute has been moved to a local jail.

— KIDNAPPING-GUILTY PLEA: A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman after burglarizing her suburban Chicago home and taking her to Indiana.

— EMERGENCY LANDING-INTERSTATE: An Indiana man flying a small plane made an emergency landing on the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 in Illinois.


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