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IU Sophomore Jailed For Selling Drugs From Dorm Room

An Indiana University sophomore was arrested after police say he was selling drugs out of his dorm room.


Police say 18-year-old Adel Alkhulaki was selling LSD, Xanax, Ritalin, Adderall and MDMA (Ecstasy) from his Wright Quad dorm room. He was arrested in his dorm room.

He was arrested on two Level five felonies for dealing in a controlled substance, two Level Six felonies for dealing in a controlled substance and one Level Six felony for maintaining a common nuisance.

According to Indiana University Police Capt. Andy Stephenson officers made several controlled purchased of various drugs from Alkhulaki since January.

Officers purchased 15 hit of LSD, 10 Ritalin pills, 10 Adderall pills, 22 Xanax pills and two small bags of MDMA (Ecstasy).



Some of the top basketball recruits in the country arrive in Louisville today for the 44th annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by Papa John’s this Friday, April 15.

011316jonesThis year’s roster includes players ranked in the Top 100 nationally by recruiting services, and; UK recruit Brad Calipari; Indiana signees Curtis Jones and De’Ron Davis and University of Louisville walk-on Tyler Sharpe.

The players will also participate in the Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars on Thursday, April 14, at New Albany High School.

“The players recognize that this game is played in front of the greatest and most knowledgeable basketball fans in the world,” said Keith Conrad, Recruiting Co-Chair. “We expect for them to put on quite a show.”

Jim Shannon, Head Coach of the New Albany High School Bulldogs State ChampionshipTeam, will be one of the All-Star Team coaches, joining Coach Richard Gatewood from Taylor County High School. His Cardinals made it to this year’s Kentucky Boys Sweet Sixteen quarterfinals.

First held in 1973, the Derby Festival Basketball Classic is the oldest high school all-star game in the nation. The game has featured such players as Jamal Mashburn, Rex Chapman, Moses Malone, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins, Eric Bledsoe, Deron Williams and Nolan Smith, among many others.

Admission to the Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars is free with a ticket to the Basketball Classic. Some of the event’s most exciting moments have occurred during the Slam Dunk, 2-on-2 and 3-Point Shooting competitions. There will also be a one-hourautograph-signing session following the event, with a two-item limit for signing.

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE:  Basketball Classic Reserved Tickets $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets on sale at all TicketMaster locations, or call (800) 745-3000 or the Freedom Hall box office at (502) 367-5144 (Includes facility fee).

The Basketball Classic is presented by Papa John’s, with Contributing Sponsor Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County.  Media Sponsors are 99.7 DJX, B96.5 FM, Old School 105.1 and SLAM Magazine.


AS OF 4/12/2016



Player Pos Ht College
  Brad Calipari G 6-0 Kentucky
  De’Riante Jenkins F 6-5 VCU
  Derek Funderburk C 6-9 Ohio St.
  Eli Wright G 6-4 Mississippi St.
  Joey Brunk C 6-10 Butler
  Mario Kegler F 6-7 Mississippi St.
  Mustapha Heron G 6-5 Auburn
  Quentin Goodin G 6-3 Xavier
  Temple Gibbs G 6-3 Notre Dame
  Jarron Cumberland G 6-4 Cincinnati


Coach Kevin Klein – St. X (KY)

Coach Richard Gatewood – Taylor Co (KY)



Player Pos Ht College
  Curtis Jones G 6-4 Indiana
  De’Ron Davis F 6-10 Indiana
  Eron Gordon G 6-2 Undecided
  Tyler Sharpe G 6-1 Louisville
  Jared Harper G 5-11 Auburn
  CJ Walker G 6-0 Florida St.
  Matthew Moyer F 6-7 Syracuse
  Micah Thomas F 6-7 Maryland
  James Banks C 6-10 Texas
  Carson Williams F 6-5 Northern KY


Coach Jim Shannon – New Albany (IN)

Coach James Schooler – Fern Creek (KY)



The Louisville Bats will return home from their season opening seven-game road trip, to begin the 17th home season of Bats’ baseball at Louisville Slugger Field on Thursday, April 14 at 7:05 p.m. Louisville will face the Toledo Mud Hens, the Triple-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers.

louisville-slugger-fieldFans can enjoy $1 Bud and Bud Light drafts at the $1 Budweiser Beer Happy Hour onthe Overlook Deck from 5:30-7:00 p.m. along with live music by the J.D. Shelburne Band. The first 1,000 fans 16-and-older will be given a Koozie presented by Etscorn Auto Collision. Also, Bats magnetic schedule will be given out at the gates.

Thursday is also the first of five “Friends and Family Nights” presented by Raising Cane’s. A family of four (4) gets 4 Field Reserved Tickets, 4 Hats and 4 Raising Cane’s Meal Vouchers for $39.

Again on Sundays the Bats will have Kids Eat Free with paid admission. Kids 12-and-under may receive a voucher (one voucher per child) behind section 115 to get a free hot dog, junior nacho, and small Pepsi. Once again, the Inflatable KidsZone will be in the Hall of Fame Pavilion and Kids Run the Bases after the game.

Fans can end the homestand by once again enjoying Thunder Over Louisville from Louisville Slugger Field on Saturday, April 23 at 2:05. Gates will open at noon for the contest against Indianapolis and field access passes can be purchased for $5 (initial ticket cost not included). The Personnel, a 90’s hits cover band, will perform in the outfield after the game and the stadium, including restrooms and concessions will remain open through the conclusion of the fireworks show.

Louisville manager Delino DeShields returns for his second season with the Bats and seventh in the Reds organization as a manager, after leading the Bats to a 64-80 record in 2015. The skipper played 13 seasons in the Majors with the Expos, Dodgers, Cardinals, Orioles and Cubs. His 463 career stolen bases rank him in MLB’s top 50 all-time.

The Bats opened the season with a four-game series in Toledo, three of which were postponed due to snow, the Mud Hens taking the opener, 10-2. The club is currently in Columbus, Ohio against the Clippers before returning home on Thursday. Reds prospect Jesse Winker is 2-for-4 at the plate in the single game played for Louisville. Glendale, Ky. native Steve Delabar has pitched one inning and struck out two on the young season.

The Bats have averaged 8,827 fans per game at Louisville Slugger Field since its opening in 2000 and have totaled over 9.9 million fans through 16 seasons. Tickets for all regular season games are available. The entire 2016 Bats schedule, including updated promotions and special events, can be found Single-game tickets may be purchased online, by calling 1-855-228-8497 or by visiting the Louisville Slugger Field box office. Full and partial season tickets, along with group outings and suite rentals are available by calling the Bats front office at 502-212-2287.


Homestand Highlights April 14-23

Thursday, April 14 – Louisville Bats vs. Toledo Mud Hens, 7:05 p.m.

  • Budweiser Game Time Happy Hour: $1 Bud & Bud Light from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on the Overlook Deck plus live music from the “J.D. Shelburne Band” from5:30-6:25 p.m.
  • Friends & Family Night: Family of four (4) for $39 gets four Field Reserved tickets, four hats and four Raising Cane’s meal vouchers to be redeemed at the information booth on the third base side of the ballpark.
  • Etscorn Auto Collision “Koozie” giveaway: To the first 1,000 adult fans 16 and older.

Friday, April 15 – Louisville Bats vs. Toledo Mud Hens, 7:05 p.m.

  • Buddy Bat Poster giveaway: To the first 2,000 fans presented by Daunhauer Plumbing.
  • Friday Fireworks, presented by Kindred Healthcare

Saturday, April 16 – Louisville Bats vs. Toledo Mud Hens, 6:05 p.m.

  • Halloween Night: Any adult or child dressed in a Halloween costume gets $3 off of a Field Reserved ticket. Children 12-and-under can Trick-or-Treat along the main concourse from 5:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Back Yard Bash: Cornhole on the Overlook until 7:30; $3 14 oz. Goose Island IPA, AmberBock andShock Top at the Overlook Grill until the end of the 7th inning; adult fans may register to win two (2) 2016 World Series tickets, presented by Budweiser.

Sunday, April 17 – Louisville Bats vs. Toledo Mud Hens, 2:05 p.m.

  • Team Autograph Day: Gates open at 12:30 p.m. and fans can head down on the field for players and coaches to sign autographs.
  • Kids Eat Free: Once again in 2016 at every Sunday home game, all kids 12-and-uner with paid admission receive a free hot dog, junior nacho and small Pepsi. One meal per child.
  • Inflatable KidsZone:Inflated from 1-4 p.m. in the West Hall of Fame pavilion, presented by Mortenson Family Dental, BracesBracesBraces and Kids Dentistree.
  • Postgame Kids Run the Bases, presented by Meijer and the YMCA

Monday, April 18 – Louisville Bats vs. Columbus Clippers, 7:05 p.m.

  • Margarita Monday: 12 oz. margaritas available for $3 behind Section 122 on the third-base side.
  • Meijer Monday: Fans receive $3 off per field reserved seat when presenting any Meijer receipt to the box office window, presented by El Jimador Tequila
  • White Castle Guarantee Win Monday: If the Bats win, fans can take their ticket stub to White Castle for a FREE classic slider (good either Monday night or all day Tuesday at area White Castles).

Tuesday, April 19 – Louisville Bats vs. Columbus Clippers, 7:05 p.m.

  • $1 Hot Dogs and Pepsi Products, presented by Pepsi and Meijer
  • Baseball Bingo: Winner receives a $50 Meijer gift card.

Wednesday, April 20 – Louisville Bats vs. Columbus Clippers, 11:05 a.m.

  • Education Day

Thursday, April 21 – Louisville Bats vs. Indianapolis Indians, 7:05 p.m.

  • Budweiser Game Time Happy Hour: $1 Bud & Bud Light from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on the Overlook Deck plus live music from “D.J. K-Dog” from 5:30-6:25 p.m.
  • College Night

Friday, April 22 – Louisville Bats vs. Indianapolis Indians, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 23 – Louisville Bats vs. Indianapolis Indians, 2:05 p.m.

  • Thunder Over Louisville Game, presented by the Shane Company.
  • Postgame concert by The Personnel




Superstar Toby Keith kicks off his “Interstates & Tailgates Tour Presented by Ford F-Series” at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville on May 21 as NRA Presents: Toby Keith with special guest Chris Janson. Tickets go on sale thisThursday, April 14 at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster

The concert adds to an exciting weekend in Louisville, as the Saturday night show is one of the marquee events of the 145th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits.

outdoorfence_0968_V_FINALBanner-820x300This year’s event, which is expected to draw more than 70,000 attendees, is set at the Kentucky Exposition Center’s 500,000 square feet facility and will feature the latest products in firearms, accessories, apparel; speeches by national leaders; and a variety of family friendly events all across the city.

Toby Keith’s tours have drawn more than one million fans each year for the last decade. His fame is bolstered by patriotic songs like “American Soldier,” “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue,” “Beer for My Horses,” and others.  So there’s no act more befitting NRA’s epic night of live music on Saturday, May 21 – a day better known as Armed Forces Day. Joining him is special guest, Chris Janson, an electrifying stage performer, prolific songwriter and rising country music star. He racked up one of 2015’s biggest hits with the #1 platinum selling “Buy Me A Boat., which was recently awarded Country Song of the Year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.  For more information and updates, visit:


About Toby Keith

From his first No. 1 smash “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” to his new album 35 mph Town, Toby Keith has been one of the most consistent self-directed hit makers of his era. From one of his previous collections, Clancy’s Tavern, the lead single, “Made In America,” topped the charts as one of the fastest rising songs in a long line of chart burners from Keith’s pen. The second hit, “Red Solo Cup,” has become the most remarkable and commercially successful country single in recent memory with a viral video with more than 30 million views while having topped the top downloaded country songs charts. The first single from 35 mph Town, “Drunk Americans,” debuted at No. 1 Most Added on both the Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase charts; while the current single, “Beautiful Stranger,” has already gained critical acclaim.


At the core of Toby’s unparalleled success is his songwriting, which has powered an astounding succession of hit songs to the tune of more than 87 million BMI performances on commercial radio stations worldwide. In June 2015, Toby was inducted in to the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in New York City, and he has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association International with its Songwriter/Artist of the Decade distinction, is a three-time BMI Country Songwriter/Artist of the Year and was named the American Country Awards’ Artist of the Decade. His albums have sold more than 40 million copies, ranking him among the top-selling all-genre artists on Billboard’s Top 200 Artists of the Decade. Keith is also Billboard’s No. 1 Country Artist of the Decade and No. 1 Country Songwriter of the Decade. His tours have drawn more than one million fans each year for the last decade. This year’s Interstates & Tailgates Tour presented by Ford F-Series kicks off in May with dates scheduled throughout North America. But Toby’s most rewarding experiences, as exhibited in his continual devotion to them, come from giving back. Whether it’s helping sick children and their families in his native Oklahoma through the Toby Keith Foundation and their cost-free home, OK Kids Korral, or supporting US Troops including 11 USO Tours throughout the world, Keith has never lost touch with the most important things in life.


About Chris Janson

Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville singer/songwriter Chris Janson burst on to the scene last year with his breakthrough #1 Platinum single “Buy Me A Boat” which went on to be the 7th bestselling country song of the year. His current single, “Holdin’ Her” is impacting radio now. Janson’s “overnight success” was built on ten years of honing his songwriting craft and relentlessly perfecting his live shows on the road. His dream to play the Grand Ole Opry has now resulted in more than 130 appearances. Closing out 2015 with a bang, Janson landed on multiple year-end lists, including Billboard’s Top New Country Artist list (#2). His breakout smash “Buy Me a Boat” was named one of the Best Songs of 2015 by the New York Times and is the #7 Best-Selling Country Song of the Year (SoundScan). Janson’s album (Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville) made Rolling Stone Country’s Best list. Adding to the industry recognition, he was chosen as a 2016 Next Big Thing by MusicRow, received standing ovations for his electric performance at the prestigious New Faces concert during Country Radio Seminar, received three ACM Award nominations (New Male Artist of the Year & Single of the Year) and won Country Song of the Year (“Buy Me a Boat”) at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Janson recently appeared on CONAN where he performed “Buy Me a Boat” and wrapped his winter run on the road with Blake Shelton as part of his 2016 Tour presented by Gildan, which played to sold out crowds around the country, including a two-night stand in Nashville.


About NRA

Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. More than five million members strong, NRA continues to uphold the Second Amendment and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the armed services. Be sure to follow the NRA on Facebook at NRA on Facebook and Twitter @NRA.

Brooks has the Largest Attendance of any Artist to Ever Perform at Yum! Center


More than 70,000 fans packed the KFC Yum! Center for four Garth Brooks’ concerts April8th and 9th. Fans came out in record numbers to support the artist, who had not played in Louisville in 18 years. The two double headers make the first time an artist has performed more than one show consecutively at the KFC Yum! Center since it opened in October 2010.

Garth-Brooks-Denver4The concert attracted numerous fans from outside Louisville. The sold-out 7 pm show Saturday attracted 65 percent of the fans from cities outside Louisville and Southern Indiana, including Indianapolis, Chicago, Lexington and Cincinnati, among others, while the other three shows drew more than 50 percent of their attendees from outside of the Louisville area.

“On behalf of Garth’s entire crew, I’d like to thank the fans in Louisville for making the four performances there truly memorable,” said Ben Farrell, with the Brooks’ organization. “We are extremely appreciative to the KFC Yum! Center employees who worked tirelessly to make sure every aspect of the event went smoothly.”

KFC Yum! Center staff spent countless hours planning and preparing for the back to back performances, even staging a mockup event in advance of the concerts to develop the most efficient plan to get fans in and out of the building between shows.

And the support from Brooks’ promoter Varnell Enterprises, Louisville Metro Police, the Parking Authority of River City andlocal media to develop and communicate the plan aided in its success. The result was one of the quickest turnarounds between shows on Garth’s entire tour.

“I could not be more pleased with the efforts of our entire staff to make the Garth Brooks concerts a huge success.” said Dennis Petrullo, KFC Yum! Center General Manager.

“Garth Brooks’ promoter was a pleasure for our entire team to work with and helped ensure every detail was considered in our preparations. We cannot thank the fans enough for showing up in record numbers to celebrate Garth’s return to Louisville.”

Perry County Man Jailed after Domestic Disturbance Turned into Barricaded Situation

A Monday evening domestic disturbance at a northern Perry County residence turned into a barricaded situation before ending peacefully.

Arrested and Charged was Peter Mathew Jacobs, 34, English, IN.

user33681-1460475496-media1Jacobs was charged with:
– Criminal Confinement, Level 6 Felony
– Criminal Recklessness with a Firearm, Level 6 Felony
– Domestic Battery in the Presence of a Minor, Level 6 Felony

Around 8:20 P.M. local time, the Perry County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to aphysical domestic disturbance at 27545 Doolittle Mills Road, English.

The residence was located just south of the Perry/Crawford County line. Deputies were informed that the resident, Jacobs, had struck his wife and fired a round from a rifle into the ceiling, and had confined his wife and 3-year old child in the residence.

Officers from the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police arrived to find that Jacobs had released his wife and child, and had barricaded himself in the residence with numerous firearms.

Indiana State Police SWAT and Hostage Negotiator team members arrived on scene, and at 12:40 A.M., talked Jacobs into peacefully coming out of his residence to the street, where he was placed into custody.

Jacobs was transported to and lodged in the Perry County Jail on charges filed by the Perry County Sheriff’s Department.

Arresting Agency: Perry County Sheriff’s Department
Assisting Agency: Indiana State Police, ISP SWAT, and ISP Hostage Crisis Negotiators

Time is Running Out to File Individual Income Taxes for Free

downloadWith only six days until the individual income tax season filing deadline, there is still time for qualified taxpayers to file their federal and state income taxes for free using Indiana freefile (INfreefile).

INfreefile allows taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of $62,000 or less in 2015 to electronically file their tax returns for free. Taxpayers using INfreefile have access to question-and-answer style software through participating vendors – making the filing process fast and easy.

Hoosiers may visit to learn more about the program and to see if they qualify based on the vendors’ options. Qualified taxpayers can choose the vendor of their choice and complete their federal and state return for free. The participating vendors include 1040NOW, H&R Block, TaxAct, TurboTax and OLT Online Taxes.

Choosing to file electronically comes with many benefits:

  • Faster refunds Refunds from electronically-filed returns are processed in about two weeks, whereas a paper-filed return can take up to 12 weeks.
  • More secure Fewer people see your personal information.
  • Get more or pay less E-filing software may suggest credits and deductions about which you might not have known.
  • Better accuracy Electronically-filed returns have a two percent error rate versus 20 percent for paper returns.

If taxpayers have questions or concerns about their returns, they should contact the department by calling 317-232-2240 or by

Police Continue Investigation Into Saturday Death

Jackson County Police continue to investigate the death of a man who collapsed on Saturday while working for a contractor inside an empty storage tank at Enterprise Products Partners LP.enterprise-products-partners-logo

Police say 43-year-old Daniel U. Sweatt of Henderson, Kentucky and several co-workers had been sweeping up dust and debris on a floating roof inside the tank at the business when he collapsed.

His fellow workers with Summit Environmental Services of Evansville told police that Sweatt had been sweeping and sat down for a moment to rest. He then got up and began sweeping again and collapsed.

He was treated at the scene for a medical condition before he passed away and was taken to Schneck Medical Center. An autopsy was performed Monday and those results are pending.

The business is located at 10197 E. County Road 1000 North and provides energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, crude oil and refined products, and petrochemicals.

Public Safety Telecommunications Week is April 10 – 16, 2016

Public Safety Telecommunications Week originated in California in 1981 and was nationally recognized by an act of the United States Congress in 1991.  In Indiana, Public Safety Telecommunications Week has been recognized state wide since 1999, most commonly by a proclamation from Indiana’s Governor.

user29396-1460382438-media2Public Safety Telecommunications Week reminds all Hoosiers that the first step in receiving help is the initial call to 911 and hearing the voice of a local city, county, or state public safety dispatcher.  These are the men and women that collect the initial information to pass along to law enforcement officers in the field.

Often times they are able to give immediate lifesaving directions to the caller during medical emergencies or can be the calming voice to reassure the victim of a violent crime that help is on the way.

And the service of a telecommunications operator extends well beyond taking calls from citizens as they are the life line to the police officer, deputy sheriff or state trooper out on patrol.

In short, the telecommunications operator is the two-way life line link taking calls for service.  Whether the call comes by phone from the public, or over a radio from a law enforcement professional, telecommunication operators are one of the most important and under-recognized components of public safety.

Attached with this Indiana State Police Nixle news release is a PDF copy of the proclamation issued by Indiana Governor Michael Pence recognizing April 10 – 16, 2016 as Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

IU Ties For Sixth at Hoosier Collegiate Golf Tournament

The Indiana men’s golf team posted a team score of 295 in Sunday’s final round of the Hoosier Collegiate at Otter Creek Golf Course, giving them a score of 590 for the two rounds and a tie for sixth place.

2JJISAGbAndrew Havill and Max Kollin led the Hoosiers, as they both finished with 36-hole totals of 146 and a tie for 13th place on the individual leaderboard, his best finish of the season and his second straight top 15 finish.  Havill carded a final round 74 while Kollin’s 1-under par 71 on Sunday was the best round by an IU player on the day.

For Kollin, it is his best career finish at a tournament outside the Hoosier Invitational held at the IU Golf Course.

Jake Brown closed with a 74 on Sunday and finished tied for 30th while Keegan Vea’s final round 76 also put him in a tie for 30th with a total score of 149. Rounding out the IU lineup was Brendon Doyle, who posted a 77 on Sunday to give him a tournament score of 152 and 47th place individually.

Jack Sparrow, who was tied for third place entering Sunday’s final round while competing as an individual, carded a 76 on Sunday and finished in a tie for 18th, his best career finish.

Christian Fairbanks tied for 56th with a score of 155 for the tournament after his final round 78 and Trevor Ranton was two spots behind him in a tie for 58th after also posting a final round 78 to put his total score at 156.

Matthew Weber had a score of 164 for the tournament and Will Seger closed with a score of 165 over the two days.

Indiana will play at the Boilermaker Intercollegiate next weekend at Purdue before playing at the Big Ten Championships the following week.

Indiana Player Results

Pos.   Player                              Rnd 1       Rnd 2   Total  To Par

T13    Andrew Havill                  72             74         146     +2

T13    Max Kollin                        75             71         146     +2

T30    Jake Brown                      75             74         149     +5

T30    Keegan Vea                      73             76         149     +5

47      Brendon Doyle                75             77         152     +8


Indiana Individuals

T18    Jack Sparrow                   71             76         147     +3

T56    Christian Fairbanks        77             78         155     +11

T58    Trevor Ranton                 78             78         156     +12

74      Matthew Weber              82             82         164     +20

75      Will Seger                         80             85         165     +21



Team Standings

Pos.   School                              Rnd 1       Rnd 2   Total To Par

T1      Purdue                             291           287      578     +2

T1      Miami (OH)                      297           281      578     +2

3        Xavier                               299           281      580     +4

4        Marquette                        293           294      587     +11

5        Northern Illinois              300           288      588     +12

T6      Indiana                             295           295      590     +14

T6      Ball State                          293           297      590     +14

8        Cincinnati                         301           291      592     +16

T9      Valparaiso                        303           296      599     +23

T9      IUPUI                                299           300      599     +23

11      Loyola (MD)                     296           304      600     +24

12      Toledo                              301           303      604     +28

13      Wisconsin                         305           300      605     +29