INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising people who live in areas affected by snow and ice to avoid nonessential travel, saying driving conditions could be treacherous. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of southern and central Indiana, saying some areas could get up to 10 inches of snow.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana lawmakers are praising anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at 95. U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski called Mandela's death tragic but says his legacy will inspire others to keep changing the world for the better. U.S. Rep. Luke Messer says the world lost one of its greatest champions of democracy.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - The mayor of Kokomo is thanking volunteers who helped out after the central Indiana city was hit by two tornadoes and severe storms last month. Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight says the city has been touched by the thousands of volunteers from across the Midwest. Nearly 200 homes in Howard County were destroyed or have major damage. Goodnight says the next few months will be difficult but they are made easier by those who helped.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State police are warning residents about a phone scam that has been reported in central Indiana where grandparents are swindled out of money by con artists. State police say the criminals tell victims their grandson is in trouble, usually in Canada, and needs cash wired immediately. Police say victims have lost hundreds to thousands of dollars.
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