Indiana News Headlines for November 11th
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Governor Mike Pence has declared November as Adoption Awareness Month for Indiana. Pence says the state must continue to work toward finding a loving home for every child in the state. The governor's office also says an adoption fair is being held today at the Statehouse.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Police say two men who were wounded by an officer are among three arrested after a possible rape was reported near the Indiana University campus in Bloomington. Police Captain Joe Qualters says an officer arrived at the home yesterday morning and found the door partially open. The Herald-Times reports the officer show the two 19-year-old men after a shot was fired at him.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people walked the streets of an Indianapolis subdivision hit by a large explosion two years ago before gathering for a ceremony remembering a couple killed in the blast. The vigil in the Richmond Hill neighborhood last night took place in the driveway where Dion and Jennifer Longworth's home stood before a neighboring house exploded in November 2012. Emily Voss tells WRTV the gathering is a sweet way to keep memories of her brother and sister-in-law alive.
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore officials are planning a celebration in 2016 to mark the 50th anniversary of Congress authorizing creation of the national park. Officials say the anniversary is a chance to take a look at how the park was developed and the people who brought it to life. Work already has started on a reunion of staff, volunteers and partners who have had an impact on the park's growth.