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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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Rockville man gets 30 years in wife’s beating death 2:00 PM

A western Indiana man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to fatally punching his wife.

Man gets 63 years in prison for deadly cellphone cord attack12:07 PM

A New Castle man has been sentenced to 63 years in prison for using a cellphone cord to choke an acquaintance who died about eight months after the attack.

SCOTUS to hear arguments over citizenship question on census12:01 PM

The United States Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over the Trump administration’s plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, a question that could affect how many seats states have in the House of Representatives and their share of federal dollars over the next 10 years.

Brady joins Northern Indiana District Court

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana welcomed its newest jurist Monday, with Holly Brady scheduled to have been sworn in at 11 a.m.

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president’s financial records.

Animal cruelty penalties measure heads to Holcomb’s desk

People convicted of animal cruelty could face higher penalties under a bill that’s headed to Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s desk.

Indiana murder suspect released on bond

A judge in northwest Indiana has granted bail to a 37-year-old man charged with murder after a police officer testified earlier this month that the fatal shooting was likely accidental.

Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Delphi girls

Subpoena upcoming as Congress plunges into Mueller report

It’s now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings about President Donald Trump. While Mueller declined to prosecute Trump on obstruction of justice, he did not exonerate him, all but leaving the question to Congress.

Former counsel may have saved Trump from himself

Don McGahn was barely on speaking terms with President Donald Trump when he left the White House last fall. But special counsel Robert Mueller’s report reveals the president may owe his former top lawyer a debt of gratitude.

Report: Bosma has deal arranged by casino investor

The leader of the Indiana House is skipping votes on a major gambling-related bill after a casino owner helped arrange a local government contract with his law firm.

Ex-EPA chief Pruitt registers as energy lobbyist in Indiana

Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, registered as an energy lobbyist in Indiana on Thursday as fossil-fuels interests there are fighting to block the proposed closure of several coal-fired power plants.

SCOTUS asked to void Louisiana abortion law as Indiana case lingers

A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the United States Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic, while justices continue to confer on whether to review Indiana abortion restrictions that were struck down by federal courts.

America about to see Mueller report; Barr gets in first word

After nearly two years of waiting, America is getting some Trump-Russia answers straight from Robert Mueller, but not before Attorney General William Barr had his say about the report's conclusions, to the ire of congressional Democrats.

Poll: Most aren’t exonerating Trump in Russia probe

Most Americans aren’t ready to clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, with a new poll showing slightly more want Congress to keep investigating after a special counsel’s report left open the question of whether he broke the law. A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is expected to be released Thursday.

Chesterfield woman gets prison for neglect in daughter’s death

A central Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to neglect in connection with the death of her 23-month-old daughter has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Evansville boy, 16, sentenced to 62 years in man’s slaying

A 16-year-old Evansville boy has been sentenced to 62 years in prison in the death of a man fatally shot outside a convenience store.

Motorists seek damages from Indiana due to I-69 potholes

Dozens of drivers have filed tort claims seeking money from the state of Indiana after their cars were damaged while driving on a 15-mile, pothole-riddled section of Interstate 69.

FBI: Noblesville 13-year-old youngest active shooter in 2018

A just-released FBI report says a 13-year-old boy who opened fire in a suburban Indianapolis classroom was the youngest suspect in 27 active shooter incidents in the U.S. last year.

Man gets 63 years for killing woman; 2nd murder trial awaits

A 37-year-old Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 63 years in prison for slaying of a woman who was stabbed more than 30 times and shot in her home on the east side of the city.

Man charged in school bomb threats facing sextortion charges

A California man charged with making online threats to bomb two suburban Indianapolis high schools is facing new federal charges involving alleged sextortion and intimidation.

WikiLeaks’ Assange faces US charge after London arrest

A bearded and shouting Julian Assange was pulled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and hauled into court Thursday, the start of an extradition battle for the WikiLeaks founder who faces U.S. charges related to the publication of tens of thousands of secret government documents.

Inmate dies after being found unresponsive in jail cell

A 42-year-old inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his northern Indiana jail cell.

Man charged in slayings of boy, mom in northwestern Indiana

An Indianapolis man has been charged with murder in the fatal shootings of a 13-year-old boy and his 35-year-old mother at their northwestern Indiana home.

Barr to release redacted Mueller report within a week

Appearing before a congressional committee Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr said he expects to release a redacted version of the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week."

Monroe County official accused of sex harassment to resign

A southern Indiana county commissioner and Bloomington mayoral candidate is stepping down from her post after being accused of sexual harassment by a former county contractor.

Lawmakers back felony charge if fertility doctors misuse sperm

A woman who was among numerous patients unknowingly impregnated by their Indiana fertility doctor’s own sperm said she’s pleased with state lawmakers backing a proposal that would make such actions a felony.

Ethics panel dismisses complaint against Speaker Bosma

The Indiana House Ethics Committee has dismissed a complaint against Speaker Brian Bosma, who was accused of illegally using campaign funds to collect unflattering information about a former intern.

House Ways and Means panel to hear Gary casino move bill

An Indiana House panel is set to take up a bill that would allow one of Gary’s casinos to move to Terre Haute.

Man sentenced for bomb near Madison judge’s house

A southern Indiana man charged with detonating pipe bombs near a police station and outside a judge’s home has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.

Lawyer who owns town of Story lists it for $3.8 million

A rustic southern Indiana town that was established in 1851 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places is up for sale. Its attorney owner has set an asking price of $3.8 million.

Judge miffed by defendant’s casual clothing delays hearing

A northwestern Indiana judge was so miffed that a defendant dressed down for a court hearing that she postponed it and told him to dress nicer next time.

Man gets 29 years for post office pipe bomb addressed to lawyer

A man has been sentenced to 29 years in prison for sending a pipe bomb addressed to an attorney that exploded at a northwestern Indiana post office, injuring a worker.

Lawyer charged with defrauding elderly pleads guilty

A former South Bend lawyer who was charged with scamming elderly investors has pleaded guilty to some charges in the case.

AG Barr defends handling of Mueller’s Russia report

Attorney General William Barr on Thursday defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, saying the confidential document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public.

Emmert: Court ruling reinforces NCAA athletes not employees

Indianapolis-based NCAA President Mark Emmert says a judge’s recent ruling in a federal antitrust lawsuit again reinforced that college athletes should be treated as students not employees.

Indiana Senate OKs expanded religious objection to abortion

The Indiana Senate has approved legislation allowing nurses, physician assistants and pharmacists to object on religious or other grounds to having any role in an abortion.

Indiana Senate OKs second-trimester abortion procedure ban

The Indiana Senate has approved legislation that would largely ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure — a proposal that if signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb faces a certain challenge in federal court.

Indiana lawmakers back away from mandating citizenship test

State lawmakers have put the brakes on a measure that would have required Indiana students to pass the U.S. citizenship test to earn a high school diploma.

U.S. Supreme Court nixes anti-abortion group’s appeal over videos

The Supreme Court of the United States rejected an appeal from an anti-abortion group whose members surreptitiously recorded Planned Parenthood employees.

Democrats to prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report

The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report’s release.

Mueller report more than 300 pages; Dems demand full release

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia report is more than 300 pages long, it was revealed Thursday, sparking fresh criticism from Democrats arguing that Attorney General William Barr’s four-page summary was gravely inadequate and the full findings must be quickly released.

Nonprofit denied abortion clinic challenging licensing rules

A nonprofit group stymied in its 18-month bid to open a South Bend abortion clinic is seeking a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order blocking Indiana’s rules licensing such operations.

South Bend murder suspect convicted after dying in jail

A judge has convicted a man who died in jail after he pleaded guilty to murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant South Bend woman.

Indiana shelves bill on requirements for ID gender change

Indiana lawmakers have shelved a bill that would have made it harder for residents to change their gender on driver’s licenses or state identification cards.

Senate OKs bill banning release of details in child deaths

The Indiana Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would ban the release of details in child neglect or abuse deaths to safeguard criminal cases.

Indiana man cleared after child fires gun he dropped at Ikea

A suburban Indianapolis man who dropped a loaded handgun in an Ikea store that was found and fired by a child has been acquitted of criminal recklessness.

High court questions judiciary’s role in partisan redistricting

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority sounded wary Tuesday of allowing federal judges to determine when electoral maps are too partisan, despite strong evidence that the political parties drew districts to guarantee congressional election outcomes.

SCOTUS: Alaska moose-hunter can ‘rev up’ hovercraft

The National Park Service improperly banned an Alaska moose hunter from using a hovercraft on a river through a national preserve, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a unanimous decision.

Supreme Court tosses $315M award in USS Cole lawsuit

The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the USS Cole bombing, saying Sudan hadn’t properly been notified of the lawsuit.

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