INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - New federal data show more than 200 unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border have been placed with sponsors in Indiana. The sponsors are often relatives or family friends. The U.S. is battling a surge in the number of unaccompanied children who have been fleeing violence in Central America and crossing into the U.S.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's procedures for enrolling residents in Medicaid are being reviewed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The review comes after federal officials found the state had 80,000 low-income residents awaiting approval in May. State officials say problems with changes from the federal health care law contributed to the Medicaid delays.
(AP) - A man who saw a plane flown by a Plainfield, Indiana, teen killed during an around-the-world flight says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean. Bert Thompson of Matuu, American Samoa, says he saw no fire, explosions or emergency lighting on the plane carrying 17-year-old Haris Suleman and his father Babar Suleman.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - A lawyer for rock star John Mellencamp's oldest son says her client will receive alcohol treatment and stay out of trouble following an underage drinking arrest. A Monroe circuit judge decided not to revoke the $5,000 jail bond for a pending battery charge against 20-year-old Hud Mellencamp after receiving the assurances from his attorney.
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