A Democratic Senator wants President Bush to be censured by Congress for his management of the Iraq War. Russ Feingold said yesterday that he plans to offer two censure resolutions soon that would end with the formal condemnation of the GOP president.
A man found dead on I-65 in Southern Indiana early yesterday is believed to have been hit by a motorist. Police say the body of 24-year-old Scottsburg resident Tommy Wheeler was found near exit 19 in Clark County. Authorities believe he had car trouble when he tried to cross the interstate for help and was struck. However, investigators say they arent sure when he was hit.
The American ambassador in Baghdad wants the Bush administration to issue immigrant visas to all Iraqis employed by the U.S. government in Iraq. Ryan Crocker says he made the request because of the growing concern that they might quit and leave the country if they arent assured a safe an eventual passage to the United States.
The City of Anderson launched a Japanese web site in the hopes of attracting international business to the city. Mayor Kevin Smith says they want Japanese employers to know that his city is willing to go the distance to make them welcome to work and live in Anderson. The site includes a welcome letter from Smith, city information, possible business sites and economic incentives for making an investment in the city.
A recall of canned meat was expanded by a Georgia meat processor on Saturday. Officials from Castleberry Foods say more than 80 brands of canned chili, beef stew, corned beef hash and other meat products might be linked to an outbreak of botulism. Botulism can cause paralysis of the muscles caused by a toxin made by bacteria commonly found in soil.
Four people from Randolph County were arrested in connection to a recent burglary at the concession stand of the Lynn Ball Park. Authorities say Aaron Sturgill and Tiffany Barnes will face burglary charges. Two juveniles will also face charges in connection with the break-in. All four are set to have their initial hearings today in Randolph Circuit Court.
A Delaware County Judges sentence was upheld by the Indiana Court of Appeals last week. 24-year-old Alvin Quanza Buchanan will serve a 55-year prison sentence handed out by Judge John Feick. Buchanan pleaded guilty last year to voluntary manslaughter and attempted armed robbery in Delaware Circuit Court four after fatally shooting a person during a robbery attempt in December of 2004.
A 40-million dollar, 24-story hotel is one of 10 projects proposed for downtown Indianapolis close to the new Colts stadium and convention center. The high-rise building would likely be built across from Lucas Oil Stadium, which is set to open next August. The hotel would feature 200 rooms, seven parking levels as well as a restaurant.
A Henry County man facing three counts of dealing in cocaine will have a September 10th trial date in Henry Circuit Court. 24-year-old Shane Adkins has been charged with a class A felony and two class B felonies. If convicted, he could face up to 50 years in prison.
Several firearms were stolen from a Henry County residence on Friday. Authorities say one ore more burglars entered the home early Friday morning after they removed a window air-conditioner. They say the thieves took seven rifles, a shotgun and two replica muzzle-loading handguns.