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More than a year after he pleaded guilty, a Gaston man maintains, he didn’t do it.
23-year-old Zachariah Blanton is serving a 42-year prison term imposed in December 2007. That was 17 months after he was found guilty of using his hunting rifle, to shoot two occupants of pickup trucks traveling on Interstate 65 from an overpass near Seymour. He claims he was joined on the overpass by a second gunman, who did the shooting. A trial stemming from a lawsuit filed by the estate and survivors of the shooting had been scheduled for Oct. 29 in Delaware Circuit Court 1. That lawsuit is now in limbo as the attorney for the estate has dropped from the case.
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A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide with winds up to 200 mph ripped through the Oklahoma city of Moore Monday. Officials say the death toll is expected to rise while more than 200 are being treated at hospitals.The National Weather Service says the twister was at least an EF4.21.05.13
A former Anderson couple just recently sold their house in Shawnee, Okla., and bought one in Moore – the site of yesterday’s deadly tornadoes. Becky and Dustin Smith, who are safe, say they don’t know if that house is still standing. The Smiths haven’t been able to get out to the area of their new [...]21.05.13
A severe thunderstorm rolled through the area around 4 this morning, damaging a Noblesville gas station. Power out in parts of Hamilton County caused Noblesville Schools to operate on a two hour delay. At its peak, Duke and IPL were reporting a combined 22 thousand without power – Anderson Power & Light reported more than [...]