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'We got him:' Bombing suspect captured
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's capture touched off raucous celebrations in and around Boston, with chants of "USA, USA" as residents flooded the streets in relief and jubilation after four tense days since twin explosions ripped through the marathon's crowd at the finish line, killing three people and wounding more than 180. The 19-year-old was in serious condition Saturday at a hospital, protected by armed guards.
Live blog: Updates from Boston | Video: Police press conference | React to this story on Facebook
Bombs made from pressure cookers
The two bombs that ripped through the crowds at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 170, were fashioned out of pressure cookers and packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings, a person briefed on the investigation said Tuesday. The details on the apparently crude explosives emerged as investigators appealed to the public for video and photos that might yield clues
Live blog: Updates from Boston | React to this story on Facebook | Twitter updates
Reservoir proposed for Anderson area
Madison County Corporation for Economic Development Director Rob Sparks, in an exclusive interview Thursday with The Herald Bulletin, released details of a proposed project to establish a seven-mile long, 2,000-acre reservoir on White River in Madison and Delaware counties. Mounds Lake Reservoir would cost an estimated $300 million to $350 million to create.
Business owners: Reservoir idea is all wet | Map of proposed reservoir | List of reservoir supporters
Special report: Anderson annexation
The City of Anderson is proposing an ambitious annexation plan that includes more than 20 square miles of land on the city's northeast and southwest sides. Access to the Interstate 69 corridor is a key component of Mayor Kevin Smith's proposal, which is opposed by many who question the plan's immediate and long-term impact on the area. The Herald Bulletin examines the issues related to the proposal in this special report.
Annexation: Other key questions | Debate over proposals | Video: Lapel residents speak | Chat with Stu Hirsch Monday at 6 p.m.
Special report: Nation of arms
Recent high-profile incidents involving firearms have thrown the meaning and wisdom of the maxims of the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights into controversy. The Herald Bulletin examines the issue as both sides grapple with a fundamental question: Should all guns be as accessible as they are?
NRA support crosses political lines | Groups want 'common-sense' laws | Photos: Nation of arms | Special section
Pence: 'Manufacturing is back'
Newly-inaugurated Governor Mike Pence spoke this morning at a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new, 150,000-square-foot facility housing Greenville Technology, Inc., a major Honda plastic components manufacturer. “We are very fortunate to partner with the city of Anderson,” GTI president Sho Kurita said.
Twitter updates from Baylee Pulliam | React to this story on Facebook | Video: GTI's Jon Adams
Four more years for Obama
President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and prevailing despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions. After the costliest — and arguably the nastiest — campaign in history, divided government seemed alive and well.
Brooks tops Reske | Richwine, Hardin re-elected | Video: Madison County votes | Photos | Results | More coverage
Special report: Ending the cycle of violence
The elimination of abuse in relationships — with time, cooperation and commitment — is possible, said Colleen Yeakle, coordinator of the Indiana Coalition of Domestic Violence’s (ICADV) prevention initiative. In the final installment of our five-part series, we examine solutions, including legislative initiatives, and profile one man whose career choice was profoundly impacted by the abuse he endured in his childhood.
MORE COVERAGE: Legislation aids response | Children affected by abuse, too | Video: Domestic violence forum | Special section
Company bringing jobs to Anderson
In a formal announcement Tuesday, an industrial filtration products manufacturer said it expects to add over 100 jobs in Anderson. Hy-Pro, which had previously operated out of a two-building complex in Fishers, said it expects to add 107 jobs in Anderson when it moves to a 17-acre plot just north of Nestle USA’s facility next year.
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Special report: Justice for victims
Madison County Magistrate Court Judge Stephen Clase issues about 1,300 protective orders each year. The Herald Bulletin's five-part Sunday series examining the area's domestic violence problem continues with a look at protective orders, which are important pieces of the legal puzzle that domestic violence victims have to solve. But Clase stresses to each victim that they are, after all, “just a piece of paper.” “They won’t stop a knife or a bullet,” he said.
PROFILES: Daniel Clark | Oralia Contreas | Gloria Llanas | Swann Sawyer | Special section
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