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1990 Apr 8
Ryan White (18), the teen-age AIDS patient whose battle for acceptance gained national attention, died in Indianapolis. The Ryan White Foundation was established for AIDS education programs after his death and it closed its doors due to dwindling funds in 1999.
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1990 Apr 11
Funeral services were held in Indianapolis for AIDS patient Ryan White, who had died three days earlier at age 18. Among the 1,500 mourners were first lady Barbara Bush and singers Elton John and Michael Jackson.
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1991 May 26
Rick Mears became the third driver to win the Indianapolis 500 four times.
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1991 Jul 19
Boxer Mike Tyson had sex with Desiree Washington, a Miss Black America contestant. On September 9, 1991, an Indiana Grand Jury voted to indict Tyson on three counts, including one for the rape of Washington. Tyson was convicted on February 10, 1992 and was imprisoned.
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1991 Jul 22
Desiree Washington, a Miss Black America contestant, charged she'd been raped by boxer Mike Tyson in an Indianapolis hotel room 3 days earlier. Tyson was later convicted of rape and served three years in prison.
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1991 Sep 9
Boxer Mike Tyson was indicted in Indianapolis on a charge of raping Desiree Washington, a beauty pageant contestant. Tyson was later convicted.
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1992 Feb 6
Sixteen people were killed when a C-130 military transport plane crashed in Evansville, Ind.
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1992 Feb 7
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson testified at his rape trial in Indianapolis that his accuser, a Miss Black America contestant, had consented to having sex with him.
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1992 Mar 26
A judge in Indianapolis sentenced former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson to six years in prison for raping a Miss Black America contestant. Tyson ended up serving three years.
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1992 May 5
President Bush and Democrat Bill Clinton picked up primary victories in Indiana, North Carolina and the District of Columbia.
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1992 May 24
Al Unser Jr. became the first second-generation winner of the Indianapolis 500; his father, four-time winner Al Unser, finished third.
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1992 Jun 9
Vice President Dan Quayle, addressing Southern Baptists in Indianapolis, condemned the "media elite," saying, "I wear their scorn as a badge of honor."
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1993 May 30
Emerson Fittipaldi won the 77th Indianapolis 500, driving at an average speed of 157.2 mph.
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1993 Jun 27
Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett were wed in Marion, Ind. The marriage ended in divorce.
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1993 Nov
In India Kiran Bedi, an inspector general of prisons, introduced the Vipassana meditation technique at Tihar Prison. A film was later made called "Doing Time, Doing Vipassana" that demonstrated the technique.
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1994 Oct 31
An American Eagle French-built ATR-72, en route from Indianapolis to Chicago, crashed in Roselawn, Ind., and killed 68 people. In 1997 American Airlines and 7 other companies settled a suit filed by relatives for $110 million.
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1995 Mar 25
Mike Tyson was released from the Indiana Youth Center after serving three years for the 1992 rape of Desiree Washington, a beauty pageant contestant.
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1995 Jun 30
In a Greensburg, Indiana, a mobile home fire killed the 3-year-old son of Kristine Bunch. She was arrested in 1996, accused of setting the fire and was sentenced to 60 years in prison. In 2012 she was released following 16 years behind bars for a murder she said all along she didn't commit. The Indiana Court of Appeals had ordered the local court to allow Bunch's release on bond while she awaits a second trial.
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1995 Aug 10
Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were charged with eleven counts in the Oklahoma City bombing. McVeigh was later convicted of murder. He was executed by lethal injection on June 11, 2001, at the US Federal Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana. McVeigh (33) stated that his only regret was not completely leveling the federal building. Nichols was convicted of conspiracy and involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to life in prison.
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1995
Mike Tyson, boxer, was released from the Indiana Youth Center after serving 3 years of a 10 year sentence.
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1996 Jan 23
The US Army disclosed that it had 30,000 tons of chemical weapons stored in Utah, Alabama, Maryland, Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas, Colorado and Oregon.
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1996 May 17
Scott Brayton, race car driver, was killed during a practice run for the US Indy 500 race. He was the 40th driver to die during practice, qualifications or the race. 66 people in all have died in accidents related to the race.
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1996 May 26
Buddy Lazier won the Indianapolis 500.
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1996 Jun 3
A recent announcement was made that Hughes Electronics will take over the Indianapolis Naval Air Warfare Center. The NAWC made the bombsights that helped win WW II.
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1996 Aug 23
President Clinton imposed limits on peddling cigarettes to children as he unveiled Food and Drug Administration regulations declaring nicotine an addictive drug. The same day, a jury in Indianapolis found cigarette companies were not responsible for the lung cancer death of a 52-year-old lawyer who began smoking at age 5.
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1996 Aug 27
In Indianapolis 4 police officers engaged in a fight outside the city’s Circle Center mall. They were off duty and had just consumed a large amount of beer in the city’s luxury suite at a ball game. They were later tried for battery, disorderly conduct and public intoxication but the 1997 trial ended in a hung jury.
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1996 Dec 27
In South Bend, Ind., Annie Fulford was shot and killed during a drug-related robbery. Her boyfriend, Leif O’Connell, began a rampage and after 2 months began drive-by shootings of black men that left 1 dead and five injured. He and accomplice, Jerred Kahlenbeck, faced murder and attempted murder charges.
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1997 May 27
Arie Luyendyk won the Indianapolis 500 for the second time.
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1997 May 31
Rosie Will Monroe (77), aka Rosie the Riveter, died in Indiana. During WW II she worked as a riveter at the Willow Run Aircraft Factory in Ypsilanti, Michigan, building B-29 and B-24 bombers for the Air Force. She appeared in films and poster used by the U.S. government to encourage women to go to work in support of the war effort.
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1997 Dec 9
In Texas Michael Lee Lockhart was put to death by lethal injection for the 1988 murder of a Beaumont police officer. He was also wanted by Florida and Indiana where in 1987 he killed a 14-year old girl and 16 year-old girl. He was the 37th to be executed by Texas this year.
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1997 Dec 29
In Newport, Indiana, Orville Lynn Majors (36), a former nurse, was arrested for murder and suspected in the deaths of 130 out of 147 patients that died while he was on duty between 1993 and 1995. In 1999 Majors was convicted in the deaths of 6 patients in 1994 at Vermillion County Hospital and sentenced to 6 consecutive 60-year terms in jail.
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1998 Mar 20
An Indiana man, Chris Dean (35), was arrested for sending the pipe bomb that killed Christopher Marquis of Vermont. Marquis had defrauded Dean in a $400 trade of Citizens Band radio equipment arranged on the Internet.
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1998 Apr 30
In Indiana Antoine Whitehead (19) robbed the KeyBank in Carmel and killed Penny Schmitt (32) and shot 3 co-workers. He had just been refused a loan and killed himself following an intensive manhunt.
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1998 Jun 18
In Portage, Ind., a Chicago-bound commuter train struck a truck and dislodged a steel coil that crashed into the first train car and crushed 3 people to death.
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1998 Jul 28
In Indiana explosions at the coal-fired generating plant of Southern Energy Co. in Hammond injured 16 people.
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1998 Jul 29
The Powerball jackpot of 20 East Coast states reached $292 million and the winning numbers were 8-39-43-45-49. A group of 13 machinists from Ohio, who bought their tickets in Indiana, elected to take a $161.5 million lump sum payout.
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1998 Aug 2
In Indiana a stolen pickup carrying a homemade bomb crashed into the Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Lafayette. The driver escaped and there were no injuries.
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1998 Oct 30
Four abortion clinics in 3 states, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee, received letters claiming to contain deadly anthrax bacteria. The letters were tested and found to be free of anthrax.
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1999 Feb 23
Federal authorities reported that Jay Scott Ballinger (36) of Indiana had admitted to burning as many as 50 churches in the last 5 years. He was charged with arson in 7 burnings in southern Indiana. In 2000 Ballinger pleaded guilty to setting 26 church fires in Alabama, California, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina and Tennessee.
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1999 Mar 13
In Zimbabwe three Americans appeared in court on charges of terrorism, espionage and sabotage against Pres. Kabila. They had been tortured and pictures with the names: Gary George Blanchfield, Jona Lamonte-Dixon, and Joseph Pettijohn were displayed. The men were associated with Harvestfield Ministries in Indianapolis.
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1999 Apr 20
Jay Scott Ballinger (36), arrested in Feb., was indicted on charges of burning 10 churches in Indiana and Georgia.
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1999 May 30
Kenny Brack won the crash-marred Indianapolis 500, driving a car owned by racing legend A.J. Foyt.
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1999 Jun 19
In Franklin, Ind., Ronald Lee Shanabarger smothered to death his 7-month old son, Tyler, in revenge against his wife, Amy, who had refused to cut short a vacation in 1996 when his father died. It was later learned that Shanabarger had a $100,000 insurance policy for the boy.
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1999 Jul 4
In Bloomington, Ind., Benjamin Nathaniel Smith killed Won Joon Moon (26), a Korean-born Indiana Univ. student. Later the same day he shot himself dead during a police chase in Salem, Ill. Authorities believe Smith was also responsible for killing former college basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong during a three-day rampage targeting minorities.
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1999 Jul 21
It was reported that the Lilly Endowment Inc. of Indianapolis presented a $50 million grant to the SF based Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
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1999 Oct 17
Former nurse Orville Lynn Majors was convicted of murdering six patients at a western Indiana hospital; the jury deadlocked on a seventh count. Major is serving a 360-year prison sentence.
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2000 Sep 10
Controversial basketball coach Bob Knight was fired by Indiana University for what was called a pattern of unacceptable behavior.
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2001 Feb 15
In Cicero, Ind., the town president, Betty Loren-Maltese, and 9 others were charged with stealing $10 million in taxpayer money and spending it on a horse farm and golf course.
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2001 May 20
President Bush, in an address to graduating Notre Dame students, urged a new generation of American voters to "revive the spirit of citizenship" and carry on the work of two Democratic presidents: Lyndon Johnson's war on poverty and welfare reforms under Bill Clinton.
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2001 May 27
Indy rookie Helio Castroneves led teammate and fellow Brazilian Gil de Ferran in a 1-2 Roger Penske finish, giving the renowned owner a triumphant return to the Indianapolis 500.
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2001 Jun 11
Timothy McVeigh (33) was executed by lethal injection at the federal prison in Terra Haute, Ind., for the April 19, 1995, Oklahoma City bombing. For his final statement he issue a hand-written copy of "Invictus," a poem written in 1875 by William Ernest Henley, whose last 2 lines read "I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul."
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2001 Jun 19
Juan Raul Garza (44), Texas drug kingpin, was executed by injection in Terra Haute, Ind. He was strapped to the same padded gurney on which Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh was executed 8 days earlier. He was the 2nd federal inmate to die since 1963.
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2001 Dec 6
In Indiana Robert L. Wissman, an employee of the Nu-Wood Decorative Millwork plant on the edge of Goshen killed manager Greg Oswald, wounded 6 others, and then killed himself. A love triangle was later aid to be the cause.
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2001 Dec 14
George O'Leary resigned as Notre Dame football coach five days after being hired, admitting he'd lied about his academic and athletic background.
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2001 Dec 31
Notre Dame tapped Tyrone Willingham to be its football coach, replacing George O'Leary, who'd resigned because of misstatements about his academic and athletic achievements on his resume; Willingham became the first black head coach in any sport for the Irish.
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2002 Mar 5
It was reported that a team of physicists claimed nuclear fusion utilizing a burst of ultrasound on a bubble of gases in a phenomenon known as sonoluminescence. Details were to appear the journal Science. In 2008 Purdue Univ. said physicist Rusi Taleyarkhan was guilty of misconduct in his research.
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2002 May 17
Midwest flooding left as many as 9 people dead over the last 2 weeks. Missouri Gov. Bob Holden asked Pres. Bush to declare 37 counties as disaster areas. Illinois and Indiana were also hard hit.
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2002 May 26
Helio Castroneves won his second straight Indianapolis 500 despite a protest filed by Paul Tracy.
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2002 Sep 18
Abu Salem, alleged terrorist mastermind, Mafia boss and one of India's most wanted men, was arrested in Portugal. Salem is accused by Indian police of being involved in the country's worst bombing attack, which killed 257 people in Bombay in 1993, as well as a string of murder and extortion cases.
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2003 Jan 1
Oklahoma romped past Washington State 34-14 in the Rose Bowl; Georgia defeated Florida State 26-13 in the Sugar Bowl; Notre Dame saw its sixth straight bowl loss, losing to North Carolina State 28-6 in the Gator Bowl.
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