INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The city of Indianapolis has fired two city officials following their indictments on charges of accepting bribes and kickbacks. Reggie Walton and John Hawkins had been suspended without pay. Walton and Hawkins have been indicted on federal wire fraud charges for the alleged scheme involving the Indy Land Bank.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - A new Indiana law that will create standards of care and open opportunities for midwives is winning praise from supporters of home births. The law will require new regulations to be written that allow certified professional midwives to conduct home births so long as they meet licensing requirements.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A recent increase in dog attacks has prompted the U.S. Postal Service to urge Indiana dog owners to keep their canines under control. The Postal Service has recorded 83 dog bite incidents since October. Indianapolis Postmaster Mary Sullivan says residents should keep their dogs inside or on a leash when letter carriers approach.
VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) - A museum devoted to the comedy of Indiana-born comic Red Skelton has received a $65,000 boost. The museum is scheduled to in July at Vincennes University. Old National Bank Foundation's donation will give it naming rights to 1 of the museum's exhibits.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.