AP-IN--Indiana News Digest 1:30 pm, IN
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LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Authorities say an initial investigation has found no evidence that arson caused a northern Indiana house fire that killed four children and two adults. State police on Thursday identified those killed in Wednesday’s fire near Logansport as members of an extended family. Two other family members survived the blaze. SENT: 110 words, photos, video. Will be updated as developments warrant.
— BLACK ICE PILEUP: Authorities say black ice appears to have caused a suburban Indianapolis pileup involving 30 vehicles.
— PHYSICIANS-KICKBACK SCHEME: A federal prosecutor in West Virginia says four physicians have agreed to pay more than $1.5 million to the government for their roles in a kickback scheme.
— STUDENT WOUNDED-FIGHT: Authorities say a 15-year-old high school student has been arrested after allegedly wounding a classmate with a box cutter during a fight at their school in northwestern Indiana.
— AGING POPULATION SURVEY: Residents of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne ages 45 and older have until Dec. 15 to complete an online survey designed to provide information to improve the quality of life for older citizens.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Indianapolis Colts take their five-game winning streak on the road to Jacksonville, where the reeling Jaguars have a new quarterback and a new play-caller amid a seven-game slide. By Sports Writer Mark Long. UPCOMING: 700 words.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — All those yellow flags thrown against the Jacksonville Jaguars have coach Doug Marrone seeing red. By Sports Writer Mark Long. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.
Jeff Brohm thought long and hard about returning home to rebuild his alma mater’s football team. Turns out, the timing was off. Besides, he was happy building Purdue’s program. One day after reportedly meeting with Louisville officials in central Indiana, Brohm informed Boilermakers athletic director Mike Bobinski he was turning down the Cardinals job so he could stay in West Lafayette. By Sports Writer Michael Marot. SENT: 750 words, photos. Moved late Wednesday and available for use.
LOS ANGELES — LeBron James and the Lakers attempt to rebound from their first back-to-back losses in a month when they host Victor Oladipo and the Indiana Pacers, who have won five of seven. By Sports Writer Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 10:30 p.m.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — No. 1 Notre Dame hosts No. 14 Iowa in the ACC/Big Ten challenge, with the Fighting Irish trying to avoid looking ahead to a showdown with UConn this weekend. By John Fineran. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. 7 p.m. tipoff.
— FBC--T25-BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW CAPSULE: No. 6 Ohio State hopes to make playoff case vs Northwestern. SENT: 400 words.
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