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

May 15, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



CROWN POINT — A former northwest Indiana sheriff’s officer who authorities say struck another man with his squad car while intoxicated at the 2016 Gary Air Show has pleaded guilty but mentally ill. Ex-Lake County Lt. Guy Mikulich entered the pleas Monday to charges including leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injury and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. SENT: 130 words.



BLOOMINGTON — Rachel Swoape was a bit overwhelmed when she was handed the key to her new home. She grew up in Bloomington, running around with friends in the area now known as the Trail View neighborhood back when it was just overgrowth on the wrong side of the railroad tracks. Swoape, 34, is the newest recipient of a Habitat for Humanity home in Trail View, a near westside neighborhood that was built up from nothing starting in 2015 and now is nearly full. By Jonathan Streetman. The Herald Times. SENT: 850 words, photos requested.


— EAST CHICAGO-BOY SHOT: An Indiana man has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in connection with the fatal shooting of his 4-year-old nephew. Twenty-three-year-old Lamario Delgado-Gonzalez of Gary admitted as part of a plea bargain that he shot Garrion Glover Jr. in May 2017 at an East Chicago apartment.

— SOUTH BEND-ABORTION CLINIC: The South Bend Common Council has failed to override the mayor’s veto of its decision to allow an anti-abortion rights center to open next to a proposed abortion clinic. The council voted 5-4 last month to grant the rezoning sought by Women’s Care Center near where Whole Woman’s Health Alliance wants to start a non-surgical abortion clinic.

— RIVER LOWERING-MICHIGAN: A utility plans to lower the St. Joseph River near a southwestern Michigan hydroelectric dam by 3½ feet to conduct maintenance work. Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Indiana Michigan Power says the river in Berrien Springs will be lowered 6 inches per day beginning May 29.


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