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SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana is building a new $22 million roller coaster that it says will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop and four inversions.
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TERRE HAUTE —
One person is dead after a four-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Knoxville, Tenn., involving a church bus from Brazil.
GENEVA (AP) — Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world’s consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down today over a town in eastern Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace.
Carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death for a resident of Deming Center whose body was found Thursday night inside his apartment.
One man is dead after an overnight fire at the Deming Center, a low-income housing facility in downtown Terre Haute.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky struck down the state's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, though the ruling was temporarily put on hold and it was not immediately clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
As they held hands and looked into each other’s eyes, Nikki and Donnica Barrett exchanged wedding vows in a Vigo County courtroom late Wednesday afternoon.
Vigo County Clerk David Crockett issued the county's first two marriage licenses to same-sex couples late this afternoon. The marriages were performed by Vigo Judge Chris Newton.
A same-sex couple is seeking a marriage license in the Vigo County Clerk's Office.
Pence: Marriage should be a state-by-state choice
GOP leader: Supreme Court must act on marriage
Some counties wait to issue gay marriage licenses
Gay marriage opponents say they 'warned' of ruling
Same-sex couples in Indiana hail equal treatment
Indiana AG says it will appeal gay marriage ruling
Judge strikes down Indiana ban on gay marriage
1st gay couple marries legally in Indianapolis
Court clerk began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples about an hour after ruling.
A federal judge has struck down Indiana’s ban on gay marriage, calling it unconstitutional.
U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Wednesday that the state’s ban violates the U.S. Constitution’s equal-protection clause in a mixed ruling involving lawsuits from several gay couples.
Israeli warplanes bombed the Syrian military headquarters and a number of other targets inside Syria, the Israeli military said Monday (Jerusalem time), in a blistering response to a cross-border attack that left an Israeli teenager dead the previous day.
City officials transferred $600,000 from a Department of Redevelopment bank account to “City of Terre Haute Payroll” on May 15, one day before a Friday payday, according to documents obtained by the Tribune-Star on Wednesday.
Terre Haute native A.J. Reed wasn’t expecting the Houston Astros to be the team that would select him in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.
But now that they nabbed him late Thursday night with the first pick of the second round, No. 42 overall, he’s ready to wear an Astros cap.
Maya Angelou, a Renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, has died, Wake Forest University said in a statement today. She was 86. Angelou had served as a professor of American studies at the school since 1982. Angelou had been set to appear this week at the Major League Baseball Beacon Awards Luncheon, but canceled in recent days citing an unspecified illness.
The finish was worth the wait for Ryan Hunter-Reay, who used a series of daredevil moves to deny Helio Castroneves a chance at history.
Dallas Baptist and Bradley game postponed last Wednesday. Game will be resumed Thursday.
After more than five decades at the same place, the Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association is considering moving to a new location.
One man was taken by helicopter on Sunday to an Indianapolis trauma center after a single-vehicle accident in Otter Creek in Vigo County.
President Dan Bradley held a jar of it in his hands.
Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents again huddled in storm cellars as the most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital, killing at least 16 people.
A young fugitive was shot and killed by SWAT police in this Mississippi town Friday when he emerged from a three-hour standoff at a relative's home firng a handgun at officers while a crowd of bystanders looked on.
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Rain that pounded Brown County State Park in early April dampened the number of hikers and mountain bikers in Indiana’s largest state park, but foragers of the property’s 15,000 acres of forest welcomed the weather.
ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying 44 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.
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A convicted sex offender who reportedly grabbed a 5-year-old child last week and allegedly molested the child at a Terre Haute motel faces multiple felony charges.