United States' Michael Goulian wins Red Bull Air Race at Indianapolis Motor

Jordan Guskey Indianapolis Star Published 7:30 PM EDT Oct 7, 2018 Martin Sonka strapped into his Edge 540 V3 race-plane with an acute awareness of just how easy it is to lose at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He appeared poised to secure the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship title in the series’ season finale …

Insider: Why Tyreke Evans signed with Pacers over Lakers, Hornets

J. Michael Indianapolis Star Published 5:03 PM EDT Oct 6, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS – The body language is a dead giveaway. Tyreke Evans is too polite to be crass about it, but he doesn’t want to be here, surrounded by all the lights, cameras and inevitable questions. Can he come off the bench? (He’s mostly done that since 2014-15.) Where …

Kavanaugh confirmed: Republicans criticize Joe Donnelly on no vote 1 month

James Briggs and Chris Sikich Indianapolis Star Published 6:15 PM EDT Oct 6, 2018 Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly voted against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation Saturday, as promised, unleashing a torrent of criticism from Republicans exactly one month before he faces Indiana voters on Election Day. “Voting against Judge Kavanaugh today is just the latest …

Indianapolis Colts rookie Darius Leonard adds another NFL accolade

Jordan Guskey Indianapolis Star Published 10:10 AM EDT Oct 4, 2018 Darius Leonard’s impressive start to his rookie campaign for the Indianapolis Colts earned another NFL award. The linebacker out of South Carolina State, nicknamed “Maniac,” is now the league’s Defensive Rookie of the Month for September. A second-round pick, Leonard amassed 54 tackles through four …

Mistakes on Indiana Pacers season tickets to be rectified for fans affected

Jordan Guskey Indianapolis Star Published 2:56 PM EDT Oct 4, 2018 Indiana Pacers fans may or may not have already noticed there’s a mistake on some of their season tickets. While the dates for each game might line up with the Pacers’ schedule, some tickets have a different day of the week than the game will …

More than 6.5 million pounds of beef recalled, 57 people sick in latest

Justin L. Mack Indianapolis Star Published 10:21 AM EDT Oct 4, 2018 For the third month in a row, federal authorities are warning the public about a massive beef recall that puts consumers at risk of illness, and has already made dozens of people sick. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and …

Franklin Community High School choir teacher accused of child seduction

Justin L. Mack Indianapolis Star Published 1:20 PM EDT Oct 3, 2018 A choir teacher at Franklin Community High School has been arrested and suspended because of accusations of child seduction. According to a statement from Franklin Community Schools, Assistant Choir Director Alex Brickens has been suspended pending an investigation by the Franklin Police Department. The …

Colts vs. Texans live blog: Texans march for another TD to take lead on Colts

Scott Horner Indianapolis Star Published 2:01 PM EDT Sep 30, 2018 The Indianapolis Colts take on the Houston Texans at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium  (CBS). The roof and window are open. Please keep it here for updates and highlights. And remember to refresh. Email newsletter: Sign up now and keep up all …

Lucas Oil Stadium roof will be open for Colts vs. Texans

Nat Newell Indianapolis Star Published 9:20 AM EDT Sep 30, 2018 Rejoice, Indianapolis Colts fans: The Lucas Oil Stadium roof (and window) will be opened for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans. Weather.com predicts a high of 80 with 0 percent chance of rain. Jim Irsay announced the decision on Twitter Sunday morning: It is the …