INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A State Board of Education member is calling for a proposed overhaul of Indiana's education standards to be abandoned. Andrea Neal says state education leaders working to replace Common Core standards are considering an inadequate replacement. She wants to reinstate benchmarks used before Indiana adopted the national standards in 2010.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis police chief says a sergeant on administrative leave used someone else's car to break through police surveillance and fatally shoot his ex-wife and himself. Chief Rick Hite says Sergeant Ryan Anders broke in a back door of Officer Kimberlee Carmack's home Thursday night before shooting both Carmack and himself. Both officers were on administrative leave during an internal police investigation.
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) - State police say a fatal house fire in Santa Claus began when a disabled woman dropped a cigarette. The woman escaped the home with burns but her husband died. He's identified as 65-year-old Bryan Gregory.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - An Indiana man has been arrested for having a loaded gun in his carry-on baggage at an airport in Virginia. Security screeners at Lynchburg Regional Airport spotted the handgun Thursday. The man is from Bedford and was traveling to Indianapolis.
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