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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says calls for his resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation. The attorney said during a Wednesday news conference that Hill faces "false and malicious" information included in a report prepared for state legislative leaders about the March 15 incident at an Indianapolis bar.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in northern Indiana believe a 9-year-old boy is in serious danger after he was abducted by his mother, who doesn't have custody. Indiana State Police issued a statewide Amber Alert early Thursday for John D. Gyuriak, who was last seen late Wednesday in South Bend. The alert says he's "believed to be in extreme danger."
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Prosecutors have filed formal charges against a man accused of killing and raping an 8-year-old Indiana girl in 1988. The Allen County Prosecutor's Office filed charges of murder and child molestation on Wednesday against 59-year-old John D. Miller, of Grabill, in the killing of April Tinsley, of Fort Wayne. His initial hearing is scheduled for Thursday in Allen Circuit Court. Court records don't list an attorney for Miller.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Indiana Supreme Court says nearly 1,000 local leaders from all 92 Indiana counties have registered to attend a Statewide Opioid Summit next week. The event next Wednesday in Indianapolis is part of the state judicial branch's pledge to help fight Indiana's opioid problem, and the Supreme Court is convening teams from each county to attend it.
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