EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A southwestern Indiana man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in the slaying of his girlfriend's estranged husband. Nineteen-year-old James Levi Mayhugh also was given a one-year sentence on a theft charge. Mayhugh is the third and final person to be sentenced in the March 2012 killing of 42-year-old Keith Vaughn.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A court says the state isn't responsible for work performed by a contractor involved in the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse. The Indiana attorney general's office says a Marion County judge denied Mid-America Sound Corporation's claim that the state is financially responsible for the cost of its defense and any judgments against it. Monday's decision doesn't end the litigation over the fatal collapse.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - House and Senate Republicans have crafted a compromise package of tax cuts for businesses in the state. The plan makes new cuts to the state's corporate and financial institutions taxes. It also gives counties the option of eliminating the business equipment tax for small businesses and for any new purchases or new companies that relocate to Indiana.
MADISON, Ind. (AP) - Authorities have closed an Ohio River bridge linking Madison, Ind., and Milton, Ky., until further notice after a construction worker was injured. Indiana Department of Transportation authorities say the bridge was closed early Tuesday after a steel bearing between the bridge and pier dislodged, injuring the worker who was treated at a hospital and released.
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