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

August 6, 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. Ken Kusmer is on the desk, followed by Herbert McCann. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Computer issues are delaying 911 dispatches in northern Indiana. Ray Schultz is the executive director of St. Joseph County’s consolidated 911 center near Mishawaka. He tells The South Bend Tribune that at least 9,500 dispatches have been slowed so far this year. That accounts for about 8 percent of dispatches. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


— TRANSGENDER LAWSUIT-INDIANA: A federal judge has ordered an Indiana school district to allow a transgender student to use male bathrooms.

— SCHOOL BUS CRASH: Authorities say a pickup truck rear-ended an Indianapolis-area school bus, injuring one student and the drivers of both vehicles.

— 911 CENTER-DELAYS: Computer issues are delaying 911 dispatches in northern Indiana.

— LAKE MICHIGAN DEATH: Authorities say an Ohio man has died after going missing while swimming at a Lake Michigan beach along northwestern Indiana.

— TOWN MARSHAL’S MURDER: State Police are hoping the public can help them solve the only unsolved killing of a northeast Indiana police officer.

— COLUMBUS-BIKE SHARE: A southern Indiana city’s bike-share program has cut its expenses and is weighing other changes in hopes of reversing its falling ridership.



WESTFIELD, Ind. — Eric Ebron was supposed to be the breakout tight end of the 2014 draft. When things didn’t work out in Detroit, Ebron decided to team up with Pro Bowler Jack Doyle and Andrew Luck, the No. 1 pick in the draft, looking for a second chance. Turns out, the Indianapolis Colts could be the big winner. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


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