INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
Putting pressure on a small town's court to take action against an employee alleged to have made racist comments, the local prosecutor dismissed all 25 cases scheduled for the court Tuesday.
WYNNEWOOD — Facing eviction and a hefty tax bill, the owner of an infamous tiger zoo said he’s moving his operations to Thackerville later this year to begin his animal kingdom anew.
A 44-year-old Hunter man was charged Wednesday in Garfield County District Court with a single felony count of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
Rosella Bell has lived through World War II and the Great Depression. She’s lived through 18 U.S. presidents and 9/11. She’s survived typhoid fever and the Spanish influenza outbreak in 1918.
VALDOSTA – A 46-year-old Black man is south Georgia has sued the Valdosta, Georgia police department claiming excessive force in a Feb. 8 incident where he was mistaken for a suspect in a panhandling investigation. His attorney is calling the incident a civil rights violation.
A pollinator habitat has sprung up in a former auto junkyard on the banks of the Wabash River, creating a space for butterflies, bees, birds, bats and small mammals.
It’s been an active offseason that has analysts from CBS Sports’ Adam Schein to NFL Network’s Steve Mariucci predicting the Indianapolis Colts could be one of the league’s most improved teams in 2020.
Former Indiana men’s soccer standout Ken Snow, a four-time All-American who still holds school records for points and goals scored, died Sunday. He was 50.
TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.
Jim Irsay compares rookie wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. to Indianapolis Colts legend Reggie Wayne. And Pittman borrows from superstars including Mike Evans, Michael Thomas, Julio Jones and Larry Fitzgerald to bolster his game. All of which suggests the high expectations for the 22-year-old this fall.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied a legal petition Friday requiring attendees at President Donald Trump's Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa to observe social distancing protocols and wear face masks.
Indiana assistant coach Nick Sheridan more than doubled his salary in being promoted from tight ends coach to offensive coordinator, while new IU strength coach Aaron Wellman received a deal that makes him among the highest-paid strength and conditioning coaches in the country.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court is expected to hear a case today arguing the president's Tulsa campaign rally scheduled for Saturday should be required to follow COVID-19 prevention measures.
OKLAHOMA CITY — President Donald Trump should stay away from the state’s historic Greenwood District when he campaigns in Oklahoma this weekend, leaders said this week.
It's no secret the Indianapolis Colts want to run the damn ball in 2020. But new wide receivers coach Mike Groh is part of a concerted effort to make sure the passing game holds up its end of the bargain this year as well.
One of Oklahoma State’s top returning players sent shockwaves through Twitter on Monday afternoon by responding to a photo of OSU football coach Mike Gundy.
The uncertainty of college sports resuming this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop another flurry of offseason transfers within the Big Ten and throughout the country.
Some events have the power of a match set to a mountain of dry wood. The video from Minneapolis, showing a police officer killing George Floyd in broad daylight, his knee pressed hard onto a handcuffed man’s neck as he pleads to live, all 8 1/2 minutes of it — this has been such an event.
Indiana rising junior tight end Peyton Hendershot pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass for entering his ex-girlfriend’s apartment without permission, but misdemeanor charges of domestic battery, criminal conversion and criminal mischief were dropped by prosecutors.
Indiana is going forward with plans for fans at Memorial Stadium for football this fall but will adjust depending on whatever social distancing guidelines are in place at the time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This Week's Circulars
ALBIA [mdash] Fred Steinaway passed on July 2, 2020, in Albia. No Visitation is planned. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the Tharp Funeral Home in Albia.
OTTUMWA [mdash] Jimmy L. Vannoy, age 74, of Hedrick, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Jim was born on October 5, 1945 the son of Theodore and Bernadine (Paxton) Vannoy in Farson, Iowa. He attended school in Farson and later gra…
OTTUMWA [mdash]Christine A. Keasling, 91, of Ottumwa, died at 3:23 a.m. July 6, 2020 at Vista Woods Care Center. Her body has been cremated. No services are planned. Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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- Smith repeats at national Invention Convention
- Prep baseball: Panthers make thrilling return to diamond
- Vista Woods says outbreak has ended
- Monday preps: Comets clip Hawks home and away
- Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review
- Two arrested on warrants in Centerville
- Prep softball: Warriors rack up two wins at Centerville
- Prep baseball: A friendly reunion
- Ottumwa man dies in crash