INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on John Dillinger that would have included the exhumation of the 1930s gangster’s Indianapolis gravesite. A&E Networks spokesman Dan Silberman says The History Channel is no longer involved in the Dillinger documentary. Silberman says the network won’t comment on why it has withdrawn from the project. The planned exhumation of Dillinger’s grave is the subject of a lawsuit.
HOUSTON (AP) — The top Democratic presidential contenders will finally be on one debate stage. On Thursday in Houston, Joe Biden will try to solidify his early lead over Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, while Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg will look to reclaim some lost momentum. The ABC News debate has 10 candidates and will air on a broadcast network with a post-Labor Day uptick in interest in the race. That could give candidates their largest audience yet as the race heads into the fall months.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago man has pleaded guilty in an armored truck robbery in northwestern Indiana that netted several suspects more than $600,000 in cash. Thirty-year-old Akeem Jackson pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court in Hammond to robbery and armed robbery. Jackson admitted that he and four other men took part in the April 2018 robbery of a Brinks truck outside a Hammond bank branch. He told the court the other men approached him to join them because he was a former Brinks armored truck driver.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A high-pressure water tank has exploded inside a northeastern Indiana business, blowing a large hole in the business’ roof but causing no injuries. Firefighters were called to Biodyne USA, a biochemical supplier, about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday after employees at a neighboring Fort Wayne business noticed debris. Allen County Fire District Chief Don Patnoude tells WANE-TV a high-pressure water tank inside Biodyne USA exploded, blowing off a portion of the roof and crumpling a garage door.