Baby formula shortage: Defense production act invoked by Biden | ICIN

The Defense Production Act order requires suppliers of baby formula manufacturers to fulfill those orders before other customers. WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorized flights to import supply from overseas, as he faces mounting political pressure over a domestic shortage caused … Read more

4 Indiana students injured when chemistry experiment goes awry | ICIN

The student who remained hospitalized Wednesday served as the “igniter” of the experiment, which the principal said had been conducted many times in the past. FARMERSBURG, Ind. — A mishap during a high school chemistry experiment that injured four western Indiana students, leaving one hospitalized, is being investigated by the state fire marshal’s office. Two … Read more

Family suing nursing home after murder of 80-year-old woman | ICIN

The lawsuit filed by Patricia Newnum’s husband and daughter accuses Homestead Healthcare Center’s operator, CommuniCare Inc., of wrongful death. INDIANAPOLIS — The family of an 80-year-old woman who was raped and murdered at an Indianapolis nursing home alleges in a lawsuit that her death was the “inevitable result” of poor staffing and “horrendous” conditions at … Read more

Why are stocks falling so much Wednesday? Target woes renew fears | ICIN

Retailers were among the biggest decliners on Wednesday after Target plunged following a grim quarterly earnings report. NEW YORK — The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 1,000 points Wednesday, as big earnings misses by Target and other major retailers stoked investors’ fears that surging inflation could cut deeply into corporate profits. The broad sell-off … Read more

Muncie man sentenced for 2020 murder, robbery | ICIN

A jury deliberated April 22 for just under 5 hours before convicting Kevoszia Winston of murder and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury. MUNCIE, Ind. — A 21-year-old Muncie man will spend 58 years in prison for murder and robbery that happened in January 2020. A Delaware County Circuit Court judge sentenced Kevoszia Winston Wednesday … Read more