News Minute: Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in northern Indiana say a 9-year-old boy has been found safe after being abducted by his mother, who doesn't have custody. Jessica McBrier, a spokeswoman for the St. Joseph County prosecutor's office, says John D. Gyuriak and 29-year-old Areca Nicole Gyuriak were found Thursday morning at a gas station in South Bend. Indiana State Police issued a statewide Amber Alert earlier in the day for the boy, who had last been seen late Wednesday in South Bend.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana regulators have cited a contractor for serious workplace safety violations found following a worker's death at an Indiana University construction site. Thirty-five-year-old William M. Brown Jr. of Bloomington died in April when a 10-foot-long limestone slab fell and killed him as it was being lifted above an interior doorway at IU's Swain Hall. State workplace safety officials cited Rock Solid Masonry LLC for four serious violations, including improper use of a winch.
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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