Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 29, 1988 · Page 5
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, March 29, 1988
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Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Tuesday, March 29, 1988 PageS Indiana Report Judge Will Ask Of Leave Of Absence INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Marion County Superior Court Judge Thomas E. Alsip, arrested on his second alcohol-related charge in three years, will seek a leave of absence, his lawyer said. Alsip, 50, will ask the Indiana Supreme Court today for the leave while he seeks medical help, attorney Duge Butler said. Alsip, a Democrat, had told reporters Monday he was going to to resign effective July 1, but Butler said he advised against that. Butler said the high court will be asked to appoint a temporary judge to replace Alsip for as long as 90 days. Bayh Residency Ready For Supreme Court INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys in the Evan Bayh residency dispute predict it could reach the Indiana Supreme Court by the middle of April. The appeals process in the case of the Democratic secretary of state picked up speed Monday when a Shelby County judge turned down a request to review his ruling that Bayh meets the five-year residency requirement to be governor. Rep. Bauer In Land Dispute With Board SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - State Rep. B. Patrick Bauer, D-South Bend, has rejected the St. Joseph County Park Board's offer of $85,000 for land he purchased for $25,000 in 1973. The bid is ridiculous, Bauer said Monday. "I am not going to be bullied. This will be resolved in a legal manner, so the board might as well stop running to the press with these statements." Bauer and the board have been involved in a five-year legal battle over the price of a tract of land near Spicer Lake wanted for a nature preserve. Grenade Kills Son Of Trooper FAIRVIEW, Ind. (AP) - The son of state trooper died of carbon monoxide poisoning after an incendiary grenade exploded inside his pickup truck, police said. Randolph County Coroner Rick Culbertson said Monday he was ruling the death of Benton L. Huntzinger, 17, of Albany, an accident. Huntzinger, a senior at Delta High School, was found dead Sunday morning inside his pickup truck near Fairview. Huntzinger was the son of state police Cpl. Larry Huntzinger, a public information officer at the Redkey post. ' 'We're believing it to be accidental right now," Culbertson said. The coroner ruled after an autopsy Monday morning at St. Joseph Medical Center in Fort Wayne. "We believe the grenade was, in some fashion, accidentally detonated, which created a flash fire inside the truck," Culbertson said. Police Impersonator Sought In Rapes BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) - The third rape in a month has Hendricks County authorities wondering whether there's a link between assailants posing as policemen. The latest assault occurred Sunday of when a Danville woman was stopped while driving. She told police she was abducted and raped after she left a tavern. Investigators said the woman was driving west on U.S. 136 when she saw a car behind her flashing its bright lights and honking its horn. Believing the driver behind her was a policeman, the woman pulled over. The assailant, after pretending to test her for driving while intoxicated, abducted her and took her to a house where he raped her. He drove her back to her car and released her. FRUIT & MEAT MARKET -WE ACCEPT FOOD STAMPS- DEANS 2% Milk $ OLD FASHIONED RED DELICIOUS Apples 29 e All Meat Prices Good Thru 4-2-1 FROZEN Turkeys • -*•••* *B 10-1 Ub. avg. 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Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza RAMALLAH, Occupied West Bank (AP) — Israel's army today sealed off the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, setting up roadblocks to keep out nearly all journalists, Israeli civilians and Arab visitors. The closure was most severe in the Gaza Strip, where the 650,000 Arab residents were confined to their homes from 10 p.m Monday night until 3 a.m. Friday. Telephone links were also cut. Gephardt Leaves The Race WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Richard Gephardt took an aggressive tack in his Democratic presidential bid, but he bowed out of the race in a mellower mood with family and friends at his side. "I have no complaints today. I'm the luckiest guy in the world," Gephardt said Monday after announcing his withdrawal at an upbeat news conference that contrasted with the grim economic tidings he purveyed in his campaign. "We did the best we possibly could," he said. "We made our mistakes and we lost." 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