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BOONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say police fatally shot a man in southwestern Indiana who reportedly threatened people with knives and then refused to drop the weapons when officers arrived. State police say two Boonville Police Department officers responded early Friday to Governor Boon Square Apartments following a report the man had two knives and was making threats. Police say one officer discharged a stun gun several times, but it was ineffective. The other officer shot the man.

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) - Landrum Bolling, a former president of Indiana's Earlham College and Middle East peace activist, has died at age 104. Earlham College says Bolling died Wednesday. He was president of the college in Richmond from 1958 to 1973 and was a liaison between President Jimmy Carter and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Carter told the (Richmond) Palladium-Item that he sought advice from Bolling during the 1978 peace negotiations between Egypt and Israel.

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana police officer has been placed on leave amid allegations he struck a handcuffed suspect. The Clarksville Police Department says Sgt. Jason Tackett remains on paid administrative leave during an internal investigation into the alleged excessive force. Body camera footage allegedly shows Tackett striking a man once in the head with his arm while the suspect was handcuffed on the ground following a police pursuit into nearby Louisville, Kentucky.

BIRDSEYE, Ind. (AP) - State Police say a southern Indiana man allegedly shot at a highway worker who was plowing snow, slightly injuring him. Police say Thursday's gunfire shattered the snowplow's window and the driver suffered minor facial cuts from flying glass. Officers surrounded a Dubois (doo-BOYS') County home about 50 miles northeast of Evansville and eventually broke down its front door. They arrested 76-year-old Virgil Crews on preliminary criminal recklessness and battery charges.

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