Man dies of injuries in October accident
ANDERSON — An Anderson man has died of injuries from a single-car crash Oct. 31.
Frederick H. “Rick” Lindner, 65, died Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was airlifted there after the crash at Indiana 13 and Atlantic Road in Hamilton County.
According to crash reconstruction reports from the Hamilton County sheriff’s office, Lindner was driving a 2001 Buick southbound on Ind. 13 about 7:30 a.m. when it began to spin and went off the west side of the road into a tree.
Crime Watch meeting Thursday
ANDERSON — The Southside Crime Watch District 1 meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at East Lynn Christian Church, 522 E. 53rd St. Any southside neighborhood resident or interested party is invited to attend.
Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month through November. This will be the last meeting for 2013. Meetings will resume in March 2014. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable can good for the church food pantry.
Fraternity parties face alcohol limits
BLOOMINGTON — An Indiana University fraternity group says a new policy limiting how much hard alcohol is allowed at fraternity-sponsored parties was well received during its first test earlier this month.
The IU Interfraternity Council says it implemented the hard alcohol limitations in hopes of creating a safer, more responsible drinking atmosphere on the Bloomington campus.
Police raid Indiana restaurants
INDIANAPOLIS — Raids of El Rodeo restaurants in at least four Indiana cities are part of a multi-county investigation, a spokeswoman for the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday.
Indiana State Police raided stores of the Mexican restaurant chain in Indianapolis, Lafayette, West Lafayette and Richmond.
The Marion County and Tippecanoe County prosecutors’ offices are leading the investigation, said Peg McLeish of the Marion County office.
Purdue joins rare metals consortium
WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University researchers have joined a national consortium working to address shortages of rare earth metals and other materials that are critical to the nation’s energy security.
The Purdue researchers are collaborating with the Critical Materials Institute, a national consortium launched in September with a five-year, $120 million U.S. Department of Energy grant.
New trial denied in IU student’s death
MARTINSVILLE — A judge has denied a new trial for the man convicted of killing an Indiana University student who disappeared during a 2000 bike ride.
Morgan Superior Court G. Thomas Gray ruled Monday that John Myers II received a fair trial in the murder of 19-year-old Jill Behrman of Bloomington. Myers was convicted of murder in 2006. He’s serving a 65-year sentence.