TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - Some Indiana schools postponed athletic events as a precaution while stifling heat continues its hold across the state. Terre Haute South High School postponed Tuesday's boys home soccer march against Martinsville and a boys tennis match at Sullivan due to the area's heat index of about 100 degrees. Tuesday's highs reached into the lower 90s in the Terre Haute area, creating heat index levels in the upper 90s to about 100 degrees when combined with high humidity levels.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A man accused in a deadly shooting near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the eve of the Indy 500 but released on a technicality is back in custody facing a murder charge. Marion County prosecutors also have charged 19-year-old Avory Johnson of Indianapolis with a weapons violation. Johnson is charged in connection with the slaying of 25-year-old Max Levine of Kokomo. Levine was found dead May 24 in the Coke Lot, where fans camp and party on race weekend. Johnson was released days later because of a tainted police lineup.
NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The southern Indiana tourist town of Nashville has reached a settlement with a Michigan man who accused a deputy marshal of shocking him with a Taser gun while he was having a seizure. The terms of the out-of-court settlement between Nashville's insurance company and Robert Newell's attorney were not disclosed. The 51-year-old Three Rivers, Michigan, man had threatened to sue Nashville for civil rights violations, unlawful use of force and inadequate police training.
CHICAGO (AP) - Judges have quizzed Indiana state lawyers about the impact of gay marriage on children at a hearing over a challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban. Both sides got 20 minutes to make their arguments at Tuesday's hearing in Chicago. A decision from the court could be several weeks away.
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