AP-IN--Indiana News Digest 1:30 pm, IN
Aug. 31, 2018
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SISTERS' SLAYINGS-COLD CASE
LAKE STATION, Ind. — Relatives of two pregnant sisters who were fatally shot in 1973 in northwestern Indiana are hoping a new television program on the unsolved case can finally bring justice for the siblings nearly 45 years after their murders. The family of the sisters, who were 20 and 18 when they were killed, took the cold case to Lisette Guillen of the television program "Case Files Chicago" for an episode that's expected to air sometime in September. UPCOMING: 250 words.
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS:
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The White House Correspondents' Association says a volunteer member of President Donald Trump's advance team who blocked a photojournalist's camera as he tried to take a photo of a protester during a campaign rally in Indiana has been taken off the road. SENT: 130 words, photo.
— STALLED SUV DEATHS: A woman helping raise money for relatives of four southern Indiana teenagers killed while pushing a stalled SUV says scammers are trying to capitalize on the tragedy.
— MURDER CHARGE-JUVENILE: A northern Indiana teenager has been sentenced to 64 years in prison for fatally shooting a woman following an argument with her daughter.
— GREENCASTLE SCHOOL-MOLD: A western Indiana school is being closed for at least several more days after tests found high levels of mold in at least three classrooms.
— DRUG TREATMENT-PREGNANT WOMEN: A nonprofit group is moving ahead with a drug treatment residential center for pregnant women in southern Indiana.
— UNITED AIRLINES-COLLEGE FOOTBALL: United Airlines says it's adding more flights and using bigger planes this fall to carry passengers to college football games across the South and elsewhere in the U.S.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jim Harbaugh was hired by Michigan to win games like this: Rivalry game. Both teams ranked. On the road. That has not happened. No. 14 Michigan has a chance to change the narrative after a disappointing 2017 season when it faces No. 12 Notre Dame on Saturday. By College Football Write Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 600 words.
MIAMI — When FIU coach Butch Davis looks at Indiana, he doesn't see a team that struggled in the Big Ten last season or one that might be in some disarray following the suspension of leading rusher Morgan Ellison. He sees a team that might be on the brink of breaking out. By Sports Writer Tim Reynolds. SEBT: 700 words.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Santino Ferruci left Connecticut intent on becoming the next American driver in Formula One. One too many missteps has essentially torpedoed his career in Europe, and he's now looking to rebuild his reputation with a two-race stint in IndyCar. The 20-year-old will race Sunday at Portland International Raceway. By Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. UPCOMING. 700 words. By 4 p.m.
— CAR--INDYCAR-WICKENS: IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been transferred to a hospital in Indianapolis to continue treatment for injuries suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway. SENT: 110 words.
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