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

September 25, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. 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. 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SOUTH BEND — Authorities say a police officer shot and wounded a young man who allegedly pointed a gun at another officer in northern Indiana. Lt. Alex Arendt of the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit says two plain-clothes South Bend Police Department officers spotted a vehicle driving erratically Monday and followed it into the parking lot of a lounge. SENT: 130 words.


— FATAL FALL-APARTMENT BALCONY: Authorities say the death of a 19-year-old Purdue University student who fell from the balcony of an apartment on the top floor of a 10-story complex near campus has been ruled a suicide.

— NEW FEDERAL JUDGE: Indiana’s newest federal judge has taken his oath of office. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana says James R. Sweeney II today took his oath of office on Monday.

— WEST NILE-INDIANA: The Marion County Public Health Department is reporting the first death from West Nile virus since 2012 for the county including Indianapolis.


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