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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 Mon., October 22, 2018 - 12:43 PM

Ex-USA Gymnastics head charged with evidence tampering

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Hoosier among 4 convicted in dogfighting operation

Four men, including one from Fort Wayne, have been convicted in Trenton, New Jersey, for their roles in an illegal multistate dogfighting operation.

Man gets 120 years for killing 2 women in Indianapolis

A Gary man has been sentenced to 120 years in prison after being convicted of shooting and killing two women whose bodies were discovered in a burning car in Indianapolis.

Lower Indiana workers’ compensation rates take effect Jan. 1

The Indiana Department of Insurance says lower workers’ compensation rates paid by businesses will take effect Jan. 1. The agency said Wednesday the recently approved reduction averages 7.6 percent and will save businesses about $63 million.

Supreme Court names Forkner as new CAO

The Indiana Supreme Court has named a new chief administrative officer, succeeding the former CAO who abruptly resigned earlier this year.

Trial in pipe bomb explosion at post office reset for June

A trial for a man charged in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana has been pushed back until June.

First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI’s Most Wanted list had Indiana ties and once had been the keyboardist for Hoosier rocker John Mellencamp.

U.S. Supreme Court asked to review abortion law signed by Pence

Indiana is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments over a law that bars women from having an abortion based on gender, race or disability. The law was signed in 2016 when Vice President Mike Pence was Indiana governor, but federal courts have blocked it.

Imprisoned ex-Indiana pastor wants electronics returned

An imprisoned ex- pastor from Columbus who admitted to charges in what prosecutors say was a scheme faking a burglary of his home in order to pay an opioid drug debt is asking for the return of confiscated electronics.

AG files complaints against 3 nurses after drugs diverted

The Indiana attorney general’s office has accused three nurses of diverting prescription drugs or medication from their workplaces.

Southwestern Indiana county gets grant to expand drug court

Knox County in southwestern Indiana has landed a $500,000 federal grant that will allow officials to nearly double the county’s drug court.

Judge details actions needed to improve Vigo jail

A federal judge says officials in Vigo County must take specific steps to improve conditions at the jail in Terre Haute or the court will step in to force changes.

Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints

Chief Justice John Roberts is referring ethics complaints against new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to federal judges in Colorado and neighboring states.

Ex-intern says she had 1992 fling with Indiana house speaker

A woman alleges that when she was an Indiana legislative intern in 1992, she performed oral sex on a married Republican lawmaker who has since become the speaker of the state House of Representatives, a published report Wednesday said.

Board of Law Examiners appoints 2 new members

Two new members have been appointed to the Indiana State Board of Law Examiners as announced in an order signed Friday by Chief Justice Loretta Rush.

Councilman to replace outgoing Indiana Senate leader

An Allen County councilman has been selected to fill the seat of the outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate, President Pro Tem David Long, also of Fort Wayne.

Supreme Court considering case on detention of immigrants

An immigration case before the Supreme Court pits the government against immigrants it wants to deport after crimes they have committed in the United States.

Prosecutors want ex-Indiana town marshal jailed until trial

Prosecutors are asking a judge to lock up the former Van Buren town marshal until his trial on charges that he allegedly took medication from a home while in uniform.

Kavanaugh to hear first Supreme Court arguments

A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.

Indianapolis Archdiocese says charge against priest credible

The Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis says a sexual misconduct allegation against a priest has been found “credible.”

Justices won’t disturb conviction in triple killing

The Supreme Court of the United States is rejecting an appeal from a man convicted of joining a New Orleans police officer in the killing of her fellow officer and two other people during a 1995 robbery.

Authorities investigating Marion County Jail inmate's death

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Cemetery case puts property rights issue before high court

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Judge blocks US immigration order, says Trump ‘harbors animus’

A judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from ending protections that allowed immigrants from four countries to live and work legally in the United States, saying the move would cause “irreparable harm and great hardship.”

Man sentenced in 1980 killing of off-duty Hammond officer

A Gary man convicted in the 1980 shooting death of off-duty Hammond police officer Lawrence Pucalik has been sentenced to 47 years in prison.

Marion County jury to hear capital case in Fort Wayne

Jurors from Marion County will hear the case of a Fort Wayne man facing death penalty charges stemming from the deaths of four people.

Key GOP senators hit Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

Two wavering Republican senators lambasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for mocking a woman who has claimed Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s, underscoring the risks of assailing Kavanaugh’s three accusers as Senate support teeters for the Supreme Court nominee.

USA Diving wants dropped from lawsuit alleging sex abuse

Indianapolis-based USA Diving is seeking to be dismissed as a defendant in a federal lawsuit from several female divers who say they were sexually abused and exploited by a former coach who worked in Ohio and Indiana.

Indiana appealing abortion clinic opening recommendation

The Indiana State Department of Health is appealing an administrative law judge’s recommendation that a proposed abortion clinic be allowed to open in South Bend.

Man pleads guilty in fiery June crash that killed woman

A northeastern Indiana man charged in a fiery June car crash in Fort Wayne that killed his girlfriend has pleaded guilty in the case.

Retrial planned in eastern Indiana fatal stabbing case

A retrial is planned after a jury couldn’t reach a verdict in the trial of a man charged in the death of a man found stabbed on a sidewalk in eastern Indiana.

4 injured in fire at Pendleton Correctional Facility

A fire at central Indiana’s Pendleton Correctional Facility has been extinguished after heavily damaging one of the prison complex’s buildings.

High drama in Senate for pivotal Kavanaugh-Ford showdown

The Senate Judiciary Committee braced for a history-making clash as Brett Kavanaugh and one of his accusers awaited their chance to testify Thursday about her claim that the Supreme Court nominee sexually attacked her when both were teenagers.

Indiana Uber drivers to receive $100 each from settlement

Attorney General Curtis Hill said Indiana will receive nearly $1.5 million of the $148 million Uber has agreed to pay to states after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.

Ex-cop expected to plead to embezzling $180K from FOP

Federal prosecutors say a former northwestern Indiana police officer allegedly embezzled more than $180,000 from a local Fraternity Order of Police lodge.

Firefighters douse blaze at Pendleton Correctional Facility

A fire at Pendleton Correctional Facility has been extinguished after heavily damaging one of the prison complex’s buildings.

Judge finds Vigo County Jail conditions unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled conditions are unconstitutional at the overcrowded Vigo County Jail in Terre Haute.

Bill Cosby gets to 3 to 10 years for 2004 sex assault

Former television star and comedian Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison and must register as a sexually violent predator for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home more than a decade ago.

Justices amend appellate, small claims rules

The Indiana Supreme Court has issued several orders amending rules of the court. Among them is a change that requires any appellate party to seek court permission to amend a filed appendix, and allows trusts and trustees to represent claims of less than $1,500 without counsel in small claims cases.

With newfound aggressiveness, GOP ramps up Kavanaugh fight

Brett Kavanaugh says he won’t let “false accusations drive me out of this process” as he, President Donald Trump and top Republicans mount an aggressive drive to rally the public and GOP senators behind his shaky Supreme Court nomination.

Former Vigo County schools chief charged with bribery

A former western Indiana school chief faces three felony counts of bribery for allegedly accepting gifts from a vendor.

New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination

A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.

Trump abandons restraint, calls out Kavanaugh’s accuser

President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that “bad” then she would have filed charges.

Inmate gets 35 more years for attacking prison counselor

An inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility has been sentenced to 35 additional years behind bars for an attack that seriously injured a prison counselor.

Muncie man convicted of attempted murder in explosives case

A Muncie man accused of planting an explosive device to try to kill his ex-girlfriend has been convicted of attempted murder.

Dyer man pleads guilty in electronic waste scheme

A 46-year-old Dyer man has pleaded guilty in Chicago federal court to an alleged scheme that involved his recycling firms reselling hazardous electronic waste.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he is providing “critical information” as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

NIPSCO plans to phase out coal-fired generation within a decade

Northern Indiana Public Service Co. says it’s considering retiring four of its five remaining coal-fired electricity generating units within five years and the other within a decade.

Man convicted in slayings of 2 women in Indianapolis

A Gary man has been convicted of two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of two northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were discovered in a burning car in Indianapolis.

GOP warns time running out for Kavanaugh’s accuser to talk

Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman’s allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP’s sharpest attacks on her credibility.

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