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News Minute: Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis police chief says two city officers are dead after one suspended from the force fatally shot his ex-wife before killing himself. Chief Rick Hite says police were called Thursday evening to Officer Kim Carmack's home on the city's far west side. She and Sergeant Ryan Anders were found dead by officers.

SELMA, Ind. (AP) - A 101-year-old woman suffered burns and possible smoke inhalation when a fire broke out in her home near Muncie. A neighbor helped Catherine Jane Leach from her burning house last night. She was taken to a Muncie hospital for treatment of injuries to her head, hands, neck and arm. Neighbor Jason Ingram says the rear door was melting as he helped Leach down the steps.

IONIA, Mich. (AP) - A man who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is due in court next week to face escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges. Michael Elliot was captured in Indiana on February 3rd. Authorities say that Elliot slipped under gates and made holes in fences to get away before carjacking a woman in Ionia. The woman got away in Indiana.

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) - Oceangoing ships are cruising into Indiana's main port along Lake Michigan. The first two ships of the season on Thursday brought shipments of steel from Holland to the Port of Indiana in Portage for use at Midwest manufacturers. The captain of one ship told says it encountered thick ice along the journey from the Atlantic Ocean.

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