INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The overnight snowfall across central and southern Indiana has caused dozens of school districts to close for the day or delay the start of classes. A National Weather Service meteorologist says 3-5 inches of additional snow could fall later today in the southern half of the state.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -Two traffic deaths related to wintry weather have been reported in Indiana. State police say one person was killed late Thursday when a semi driver lost control on snow-covered Interstate 70 in Wayne County. The semi hit a car, killing its driver. The other fatal crash happened Thursday night on U.S. 40 near Terre Haute when a driver lost control, starting a four-vehicle wreck that police say killed a 51-year-old woman.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana lawmakers are praising anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at 95. U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski called Mandela's death tragic but says his legacy will inspire others to keep changing the world for the better. U.S. Rep. Luke Messer says the world lost one of its greatest champions of democracy.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State police are warning residents about a phone scam that has been reported in central Indiana where grandparents are swindled out of money by con artists. State police say the criminals tell victims their grandson is in trouble, usually in Canada, and needs cash wired immediately. Police say victims have lost hundreds to thousands of dollars.
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