1. SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MINERS TRAPPED IN TURKEY
An explosion and fire at a mine in the western part of the country kills over 200 people, trapping many more underground.
2. UKRAINE WARILY, RELUCTANTLY AGREES TO TALKS
The government says it will consider giving more powers to the regions under a plan brokered by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. But talking with insurgents is another matter.
3. FBI GETS HUNDREDS OF CALLS ABOUT PEDOPHILE
The bureau says it has been contacted by several hundred people who are either potential victims or want to provide information in the ongoing investigation of a teacher who, before committing suicide, abused dozens of his students.
4. WHO IS ORDERED TO UNDERGO PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST
The judge in the Pistorius murder trial tells the double-amputee Olympian to undergo an evaluation, which will delay proceedings.
5. NEBRASKA WIN IS RARE BRIGHT SPOT FOR TEA PARTY
Struggling to claim any victory so far in the primary season, anti-establishment conservatives are relishing Ben Sasse’s landslide in the GOP race for a Senate seat.
6. PENTAGON APPROVES CHELSEA MANNING TRANSFER FOR TREATMENT
The Department of Defense is trying to move the convicted leaker to a civilian hospital where she can get medical care for her gender disorder.
7. HOW VIETNAM IS REACTING TO BEIJING’S STRATEGIC MOVES
Mobs are torching foreign-owned factories suspected of being Chinese to express their anger over China’s new oil rig in disputed Southeast Asian waters.
8. WHERE ANOTHER SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN WAS STRUCK DOWN
Gay and lesbian couples in Idaho could start getting married as soon as Friday after the state’s prohibition of same-sex nuptials was ruled unconstitutional.
9. SURVIVING THE WAR, ONLY TO FALL AT HOME
A Vermont soldier suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is shot and killed by one of his children after terrorizing the family all evening one night in April. Now his widow vows to carry on his work of helping veterans find treatment.
10. AGE TO BUY CIGARETTES: 18. AGE TO HARVEST TOBACCO: 7 AND UP
Human Rights Watch says children work long hours in hazardous conditions harvesting pesticide-laced tobacco leaves.
1. SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MINERS TRAPPED IN TURKEY
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Vigo County Jail Log: July 23, 2014
The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Tuesday and Wednesday, based on jail records.
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BICKNELL, Ind. (AP) — Police say a man was fatally shot during an argument in a southwestern Indiana town and that the suspected gunman later killed himself while officers were pursuing him.
10-year-old bicyclist dies after truck hits him
WINONA LAKE, Ind. (AP) — Police in northern Indiana say a 10-year-old boy died after being hit by a pickup truck while riding a bicycle.
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Driver charged in Will County crash that killed 4
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A semitrailer driver involved in crash that killed four people southwest of Chicago was driving too fast and falsified entries in a logbook tracking the number of hours he spent behind the wheel, authorities said today.
Indiana chooses 5 counties for preschool program
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s three most populous counties are among five chosen for a pilot program that will allow low-income children in those areas to attend preschool as early as next year.
Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law today, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.
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Police have identified the location from where a bomb threat was made referencing The Meadows shopping center.
Update: Man critical following Vigo motorcycle crash
A Vigo County man remains hospitalized in critical condition following a Monday evening motorcycle accident.
RONN MOTT: Dragonfly
The other morning I was moving the canister that holds our recycling material out to the curb when I saw a strange sight. What I saw was a dragonfly fighting with a bee.
Vigo County Jail Log: July 22, 2014
The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Monday and Tuesday, based on jail records.
Indiana makes marginal improvement in ‘Kids Count’
A new national report says the well-being of Indiana’s children has improved somewhat, but improvement in a key area might be overstated because of a quirk in the state’s reading rules.
Lowe’s expected to announce Indianapolis facility
Home-improvement retailer Lowe’s is expected to announce what state officials are calling a major development in Indianapolis.
Motorcyclist airlifted after Vigo County crash
A motorcycle crash in southern Vigo County remains under investigation.
Fire damages West Terre Haute house
A West Terre Haute house fire is under investigation.
Passenger dies in Greene County motorcycle wreck
A Linton woman has died in a Monday motorcycle crash on Indiana 157 north of Worthington.
UPDATE: Man dies in Raccoon Lake drowning
A Veedersburg man has died after resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful following his drowning Monday at Raccoon Lake in Parke County.
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UPDATE: Faulty brakes blamed for bus crash
Police in Knoxville, Tenn., confirmed Monday that a Clay County church bus involved in a fatal crash last week had faulty brakes.
Four dead after five-vehicle crash on Interstate
Interstate 55 northbound near Joliet, Illinois, was closed Monday night after a four-fatality, multi-vehicle crash, Illinois State Police said in a press release.
Police: Brakes on church bus involved in fatal crash were faulty
Investigators confirmed there was a problem with the brakes on a Clay County church bus involved in a fatal accident last week in Knoxville, Tenn.
Dog attacks and kills Indiana baby in Ohio
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 7-month-old boy attacked and killed by a dog in southwestern Ohio was from Indiana.
Vigo County Jail Log: July 21, 2014
The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, based on jail records.
Obama calls for immediate access to crash site
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have “immediate and full access” to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was shot down last week.
New alcohol charge against John Mellencamp’s son
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Dump truck crash kills 1, closes Indiana highway
FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — State police say a crash that killed a dump truck driver closed a southern Indiana highway for several hours as crews worked to remove the vehicle from the roadway.
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