NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana teenager honored for helping save two children from icy waters in 2010 has died in a weekend shooting. Noblesville police say 16-year-old Aubrey Peters died yesterday after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. A 20-year-old man faces preliminary charges of criminal recklessness and pointing a firearm.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities in Indianapolis say a seventh-grade boy has died after apparently collapsing in the snow. Police say firefighters heading to another call came upon the boy this morning. Police Lieutenant Chris Bailey says the boy's parents told emergency workers he had a pre-existing medical condition that could've caused him to collapse.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana residents receiving food stamps will begin receiving their monthly benefits on new dates under a state law approved earlier this year. Officials with the Family and Social Services Administration say they will begin spreading out the dates when the more than 900,000 residents enrolled receive their benefits. Under the new system, benefits will be delivered to one group of residents every other day from the 5th day of the month through the 23rd.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A proposal to eliminate Indiana's property tax on business equipment and machinery has many local government leaders worried about another revenue hit. The plan backed by Governor Mike Pence would end a tax that now brings in about $1 billion. Indiana Association of Cities and Towns director Matt Greller says local governments would need replacement sources of tax revenue or face cutting vital services.
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