FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana judge has sentenced an avowed white supremacist to 65 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a man he confessed to committing because the victim was black. Aaryn W. Snyder of Fort Wayne received the maximum sentence for murder Thursday for the Aug. 21, 2016, slaying of 22-year-old Samuel Hardrix in Snyder's yard. Snyder told a detective he stabbed Hardrix several times because Hardrix was black.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Eric Holcomb has submitted a finalized proposal allowing for changes to the state's Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 serving more than 400,000 low-income Hoosiers. The proposed waiver from current federal Medicaid rules was submitted Thursday. The Republican governor is seeking permission to require some adults to have a job or to enroll in a work-readiness program to qualify. He also wants more flexibility to expand drug-treatment programs.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) - Police say a northwestern Indiana man has surrendered to police following the hit-and-run death of a 5-year-old girl. The Michigan City Police Department says 35-year-old Marcus R. Scully of Trail Creek was charged Thursday with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. Police say an attorney contacted detectives Thursday morning, saying a client wanted to provide information about the Tuesday evening collision that fatally injured Delaney Klewer.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana city is giving people with unpaid parking tickets an amnesty day to pay their fines without penalties. South Bend City Clerk Kareemah Fowler says she proposed Friday's amnesty day after reading about a similar program's success in Chicago. The amnesty day allows violators to pay their parking fines without late penalties. Fowler says it's "all about giving residents a chance to clean their slates."
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