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Rewrite of business organization laws provides uniformity, clarity

All it took to simplify Indiana’s business organization laws was a 149-page bill.

Rewrite of business organization laws provides uniformity, clarity

All it took to simplify Indiana’s business organization laws was a 149-page bill.
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Last Updated Thu., March 21, 2019 - 2:54 PM

Senate panel OKs compensation for the wrongfully convicted 3:14 PM

A measure advancing in the Indiana Senate would compensate residents found to have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.

Police: Suspected Indiana burglar crushed by 900-pound safe

Police in Marion say a suspected burglar was apparently crushed to death when a more than 900-pound antique safe fell over onto him.

California governor signs moratorium on executions

The 737 inmates on the nation’s largest death row got a reprieve from California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday when he signed an executive order placing a moratorium on executions.

In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public

The United States House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to be made public, a symbolic action designed to pressure Attorney General William Barr into releasing as much information as possible when the probe is concluded.

Manafort sentenced to 3½ years more, faces new charges

A federal judge has sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to more than 3½ additional years in prison. The sentence comes a week after Manafort was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his bank and tax fraud convictions.

‘Full House’ star to surrender in college admissions scandal

Fallout from a sweeping college admissions scandal swiftly spread Wednesday, with a Silicon Valley hedge fund replacing its leader and “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin expected to surrender and appear in court in Los Angeles.

Eastern Indiana farmer charged after dead cows found

An eastern Indiana farmer faces charges after 38 dead cows were found on his property in West College Corner in Union County.

Allen County Jail offering video instead of in-person visits

The Allen County Jail in Fort Wayne no longer will have face-to-face visits with inmates and instead is offering video chats.

Indiana offers nonbinary gender option on licenses, IDs

Indiana residents who don’t identify as male or female have the option starting this month of describing themselves as a nonbinary gender on their driver’s licenses and state identification cards.

Hamilton County implements program to stop opioid overdoses

An opioid overdose prevention program has been started in Hamilton County.

Fort Wayne woman pleads guilty in hammer attack on ex-husband

A northeastern Indiana woman accused of placing a plastic bag over her ex-husband’s head and beating him with a hammer is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to attempted murder.

1 case settled in Missouri duck boat sinking that killed 17

The company that owned a tourist boat that sank in a Missouri lake and killed 17 people has reached a settlement with relatives of two brothers who were among the victims.

State police have ticketed 200 for slow left-lane driving

Indiana State Police have handed out more than 200 tickets to motorists for driving too slowly in the left lane.

Duke Energy to create plan for Indiana coal ash ponds

Duke Energy will need to create a corrective action plan for its coal ash ponds in Indiana after mandatory groundwater testing found the ponds have contaminants at levels higher than groundwater protection standards.

Indiana trooper fired for relationship with 17-year-old girl

An Indiana State Police trooper has been fired after admitting to continuing a relationship with a 17-year-old girl.

Manafort gets 47 months; Trump feels ‘very badly’ for ex-campaign chair

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under federal sentencing guidelines.

Fort Wayne man convicted of killing 2 women, fetus

A jury needed less than two hours to convict a Fort Wayne man of three counts of murder in the fatal shootings of two women and the death of one’s unborn fetus.

Judge rejects Elkhart’s subpoena for newspaper records

A federal judge has rejected the City of Elkhart’s attempt to force a newspaper to turn over records of its reporting on a Chicago man who was pardoned after a decade in prison and is suing the Indiana city for wrongful conviction.

Carmel police force deploying body cameras

A suburban Indianapolis police force has begun deploying new body cameras while on patrol. The city of Carmel says its police department received an $80,000 federal grant to help fund the first phase of a five-year, no-interest lease for 120 body cameras and 100 in-car cameras.

Man pleads guilty in chase that led to Indiana officer death

A man who authorities say started a southern Indiana police chase that led to an officer’s death is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in the case.

Democrats eye new inquiries, witnesses after Cohen testimony

After three days of grilling Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Democrats are quickly using his words as a roadmap to open new lines of investigation into the president’s ties to Russia and summon additional witnesses.

Holcomb plans public appeal on Indiana hate crimes law

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday he will try to build public support for a hate crimes law, a week after the Republican-dominated state Senate stripped out a list of specific protected traits he had supported to get Indiana off a list of five states without such a law.

Holcomb says he tried pot in college, opposes legalization

Gov. Eric Holcomb says he tried marijuana as a college student, but he doesn’t support efforts to allow medical or recreational marijuana use in Indiana.

Man charged with killing fellow inmate at Indiana prison

An Indianapolis man serving a 60-year sentence for murder has been charged with killing a fellow inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility.

Justices seem open to allowing 40-foot cross monument

The Supreme Court is sounding as though it will allow a 40-foot cross-shaped war memorial to remain on public land in Maryland, but shy away from a sweeping ruling.

Supreme Court rules for Alabama death row inmate

The US Supreme Court is ordering a new state court hearing to determine whether an Alabama death row inmate is so affected by dementia that he can’t be executed.

Cohen says Trump knew about WikiLeaks email dump beforehand

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer told Congress on Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and he testified that Trump is a “racist,” a “conman” and a “cheat.”

Indiana pediatrician accused of sexually abusing 3 boys

A Boone County pediatrician is facing charges alleging he sexually abused three boys.

House passes tighter rules on Indiana veterans fund grants

A bill aimed at tightening management of an Indiana grant program for struggling military veterans has been approved by the Indiana House after news reports that a state agency awarded grants to its own employees.

Danville man confesses to killing woman in Illinois in 2014

Police in central Indiana say a man has confessed to killing a woman in Illinois when he lived there more than four years ago.

Supreme Court: Judges can’t rule from the grave

Federal judges can’t rule from the grave, the US Supreme Court held Monday, writing that a federal court can’t count the vote of a judge who died in a decision issued after the judge’s death. The justices said “federal judges are appointed for life, not for eternity.”

Murderer’s appeal seeking mistrial heads to Petersburg

An Indiana Court of Appeals panel will travel to Pike Central High School in southwestern Indiana on Tuesday to hear oral argument in a double murder case, considering whether certain comments made by a juror during trial resulted in an impartial jury.

Senate committee splits over homeless youth bill

A bill that would assist homeless youths in getting access to various documents that could help them find employment passed through a committee Thursday, but not without concerns.

Bills for additional magistrates, judges move forward

Several counties looking for additional judicial help may get what they are hoping for, now that measures authorizing the positions are moving toward passage in the Indiana legislature.

Fertility fraud bill creating felony moves to House

Indiana doctors could face felony deception charges under legislation that follows the case in which a fertility doctor used his own sperm to impregnate perhaps dozens of women.

Tip leads Indiana police to re-examine 1950 murder case

Police in Portland in eastern Indiana are re-examining a teacher’s mysterious death nearly 70 years ago after a tip from an elderly man who claims to have information about the case.

Indiana man charged in Muslim man’s road rage shooting death

An Indiana man charged in the road rage shooting death of a Muslim man allegedly yelled “go back to your country” and made ethnic and religious insults against the victim before the shooting, according to court documents.

High court deciding fate of cross-shaped Maryland memorial

Supporters of a cross-shaped memorial to veterans of World War I are asking the US Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that its location on public land in Maryland violates the First Amendment establishment clause. Justices will hear the case Wednesday.

US Supreme Court rules out death penalty for Texas inmate

A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 59-year-old man is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be put to death.

Lawsuit: Elkhart shares responsibility for crash that killed 3

A lawsuit says the northern Indiana city of Elkhart shares responsibility for a crash that killed two children and a man who were walking along a sidewalk.

Man accused in 4 killings loses fight to avoid death penalty

A northeastern Indiana judge has rejected efforts by a man awaiting trial in four slayings to avoid a possible death penalty in the case.

Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post targeting her

President Donald Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone has apologized to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun.

Indiana parolees find success, employment after prison

Most people in Indiana’s parole program are finding jobs after their release from prison despite having felony convictions, the program’s director says.

Bond set for man charged with shooting 5 outside bar

A judge has set bond at $500,000 for a 32-year-old man charged with shooting five people outside an Evansville bar.

Indiana Senate backs tougher law on passing stopped buses

Indiana drivers could face tougher penalties for passing stopped school buses under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Judge finds Manafort lied to investigators in Russia probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators and a federal grand jury in the special counsel’s Russia probe, a judge has ruled.

Ex-FBI official McCabe was concerned Russia probes could ‘vanish’

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview aired Thursday that he worried that investigations into President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice would be shut down after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.

No action coming on Indiana attorney general removal bill

Legislative Republicans are not going to take any action on a proposal that aims to make it easier to remove some state officeholders from their positions, which was filed by an Indiana legislator who says she was groped by Attorney General Curtis Hill.

Convicted drug lord ‘El Chapo’ likely heading to ‘Supermax’

In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there’s drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation, and who has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks. Experts say Guzman may spend the rest of his life in the federal government’s “Supermax” prison in Florence, Colorado.

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