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Officers, prosecutors get training in crash reconstructions

September 7, 2016
More than 60 law enforcement officers and prosecutors from around Indiana took part in crash-reconstruction training in August at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield. The training included several live demonstrations that allowed investigators to collect and analyze evidence that could be used in a criminal case.More.

Inmate death a challenge for states: How to tell victims?

September 30, 2016
States have struggled to meet a 2004 federal mandate to notify crime victims of certain events, including an offender's death: Most notifications that an inmate has been released from custody don't mention the inmate's death.More.

Monarch affiliate gets OK to sell liquor after judge denies stay

September 29, 2016
The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission granted Spirited a temporary permit to sell liquor on a wholesale basis this week after a Marion County Special Court judge denied the state of Indiana’s request for a stay on an August ruling that found the state agency was “arbitrary and capricious” in its decision to deny the company a liquor wholesaling permit back in 2014.More.

Cold case murder charge against Fort Wayne man dropped

September 29, 2016
Prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against a Fort Wayne man whose trial in a 1993 slaying ending in a mistrial when jurors could not agree on a verdict.More.

Report: Just 37 percent facing deportation have lawyers

September 29, 2016
Fewer than four in 10 people facing deportation proceedings in the United States are represented by legal counsel. Among the majority of those immigrants who are in government detention, just 14 percent had lawyers, according to a new study.More.
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