FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Police in Fort Wayne say a driver has died after a crash that happened while he was trying to flee from officers. The crash happened last night on the Airport Expressway on the city's south side and closed some lanes for hours. Emergency crews had to free the man from the wreckage and he died at a hospital.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Some guests have been evacuated from a downtown Indianapolis hotel after a small fire broke out. Firefighters were called early this morning to the JW Marriott after smoke was reported coming from a utility room on the fourth floor of the 33-story hotel. No injuries were reported.
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - Orville Redenbacher popcorn is no longer the title sponsor of an annual festival in Valparaiso. ChicagoLand Popcorn has become the title sponsor of Valparaiso's 36th Popcorn Festival on September 6th after ConAgra Foods withdrew its Redenbacher sponsorship. ChicagoLand will offer about 50 flavors of popcorn at festival tents.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is now offering drivers tests in foreign languages. Among the languages offered will be Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese. Snemis said the translated tests should be available at most branches by mid-August.
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