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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes. The lawsuit names Indianapolis-based USA Diving, Inc., the Ohio State University Diving Club and Will Bohonyi. The suit says Bohonyi coerced and forced the divers into frequent sex, telling them, "You owe me this." Calls Monday to a telephone listing for Bohonyi's most recent address went unanswered.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - More than 100 acres of woodland along southern Indiana's Lake Monroe has been added to the Hoosier National Forest. The property is near the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area that's operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Hoosier National Forest official Ron Scott says the family that owned the land was patient as funding was sought for the $445,000 purchase.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A judge has given prosecutors until Thursday to formally charge a man who's being held in the 1988 slaying of an 8-year-old Indiana girl. Fifty-nine-year-old John D. Miller of Grabill was arrested Sunday on preliminary murder, child molesting and criminal confinement charges in April Marie Tinsley's abduction, rape and killing. Court documents state that Miller's DNA matches DNA recovered from Tinsley's underwear.
WHITING, Ind. (AP) - A northwestern Indiana city that hosts an annual festival built around a popular Polish delicacy has reached a settlement in its trademark dispute with a rival festival in Pennsylvania. The Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana reports that federal court records don't include specifics about the settlement, but Whiting's Pierogi Fest Chairman Tom Dabertin says officials who run Pennsylvania's Edwardsville Pierogi Festival "acknowledged that it's our trademark."
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