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CLARK COUNTY – A former Clark County jailer accused of selling an access key to an inmate has requested a protective order that would ban all parties from communicating publicly about two federal cases.

An Indiana bill that would require schools to report to parents if a student “has conflicted feelings” about their gender identity or gender expression is being described as “dangerous” by an LGBTQ advocate.

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Indiana Supreme Court Justices will decide the future of Indiana’s near-total abortion ban after hearing oral arguments over the constitutionality of the new law on Thursday.

WASHINGTON — Far fewer U.S. police officers died while on the job in 2022 than a year earlier, due mostly to a drop in COVID-19 deaths, though the number killed by gunfire remained relatively high, according to a report released Wednesday.

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — When Jamieson Brill answers a crisis call from a Spanish speaker on the newly launched national 988 mental health helpline, he rarely mentions the word suicide, or “suicidio.”

NEW ALBANY – Kevin Smyzer, Jr., 33, and Dyronne Mason, 39, of Louisville, have been sentenced for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Smyzer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison. Mason was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Sept. 19, 2022.

An informal advisory opinion issued to Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita about the private-sector job he also held while beginning his term in state office must be made available to the public, a Marion County judge ruled this week.

JEFFERSONVILLE — On Wednesday, the Jeffersonville Police Department was made aware of a social media concern that has been circulating recently, which alluded to an attempted abduction of a 16-year-old that occurred on Salem Noble Road in Jeffersonville on Sunday.

NEW ALBANY – A New Albany city vehicle that was stolen on Nov. 10 of last year was found on Tuesday, with police arresting a woman they said is responsible for the theft.

Of the 20 states that have failed to raise the minimum wage above the federal $7.25 an hour standard, 16 have more than 12% of their children living in poverty, according to a States Newsroom analysis of wage and poverty data. Anti-poverty advocates say that’s a sign that there’s an urgent n…

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