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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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Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated

Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million settlement with victims.

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, and he provided a voicemail recording of one such communication, prosecutors said in a court filing made public Thursday.

Mental review ordered for man in northwest Indiana slayings

A man accused of fatally strangling an elderly woman and her daughter in northwestern Indiana has been ordered to get another mental health evaluation.

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions

Alabama's Republican governor has signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. The development comes as two Indiana petitions challenging abortion laws linger before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mayor: Madison doesn’t want to be identified with Klan group

The mayor of Madison, Indiana, distancing his community from a local Ku Klux Klan group that is planning a rally in Ohio this month, saying the city doesn’t “stand for any kind of hate.”

Court of Appeals won’t rehear Lake Monroe logging case

The Indiana Court of Appeals has declined to rehear a couple’s lawsuit seeking to stop a neighbor’s logging of his property along Lake Monroe.

Jury convicts man of bilking employer out of more than $2M

A federal jury in South Bend convicted a northern Indiana man of charges that he bilked his employer out of more than $2 million.

Feds award Indiana $1.2M for opioid response in rural areas

A federal agency has awarded Indiana $1.2 million to further the state’s efforts to fight the opioid epidemic in rural areas.

Indiana man gets prison for threatening abortion clinics

A northwestern Indiana man who pleaded guilty to federal charges alleging he sent threatening messages to two Chicago-area abortion clinics has been sentenced to 1½ years in prison.

Ex-Sen. Lugar hailed as peacemaker ahead of Indiana funeral

Longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar was hailed for being a peacemaker as a two-day tribute began Tuesday with a military honor guard leading his flag-draped casket into the Indiana Statehouse Rotunda.

Wood: 6 out of 7 chief judges in 7th Circuit soon to be women

Most chief judges at federal trial courts in the 7th Circuit — comprised of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin — are already women. Soon, there'll be just one man among them, 7th Circuit Chief Judge Diane Wood noted in a speech Monday.

Family sues Indiana pediatrician accused of sexual abuse

The family of a 12-year-old boy who alleges he was sexually abused by a Boone County pediatrician has filed a civil lawsuit against the doctor who is accused of multiple criminal counts.

AG Hill defends pay hikes for top aides

Some top aides to Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill have seen recent pay hikes of $9,000 or more, but Hill contends they are not rewards for sticking with him as he faces allegations of drunkenly groping four women during a party last year.

Republican senator takes partisan fire over Trump Jr. subpoena

Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee’s subpoena of President Donald Trump’s son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not “case closed,” as some in the party insist. Trump said he was “very surprised” at the move.

Trump invokes executive privilege over full Mueller report

The White House invoked executive privilege Wednesday, claiming the right to block lawmakers from the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his Trump-Russia probe and escalating the battle between President Donald Trump and Congress.

Debt collectors to use email, texts under new Trump rules

Debt collectors will be able to start contacting borrowers via text and email under new regulations proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Court fight continues over logging along Lake Monroe

Some property owners along southern Indiana’s Lake Monroe are making a new attempt to stop a neighbor from logging his land.

Ex-White House lawyer defies House subpoena for Mueller docs

A former White House lawyer defied a congressional subpoena Tuesday, setting the Trump administration on course for another collision with the Democratic-led House over its pursuit of documents related to the Russia investigation.

Nadler: ‘Constitutional crisis’ over Mueller report dispute

The House Judiciary chairman said Wednesday the Trump administration’s refusal to provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report to Congress presents a “constitutional crisis,” leaving the panel no choice but to move forward with a contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr.

Bill to try 12-year-olds as adults for attempted murder fails

An effort to change Indiana law so that children as young as 12 could face attempted murder charges in adult court has failed in the state Legislature.

Trump’s threat to go to court over impeachment defies ruling

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday he’ll go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court “if the partisan Dems” ever try to impeach him. But Trump’s strategy could run into a roadblock: the high court itself, which said in 1993 that the framers of the U.S. Constitution didn’t intend for the courts to have the power to review impeachment proceedings.

Spike in tips about 2 Delphi girls who were slain in 2017

Indiana authorities say they received about 1,000 tips in 24 hours after a news conference earlier this week updating their investigation into the 2017 killings of two teenage girls.

IU Health among hospitals suing over new national liver transplant policy

Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.

Rockville man gets 30 years in wife’s beating death

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 attack

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 census

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.

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