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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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Indiana lawmaker seeks tighter management of veterans fund10:53 AM

An Indiana lawmaker is seeking to tighten up management of a grant program meant to help struggling veterans after revelations that the state agency that oversees it awarded some of the grants to its own employees.

Indiana school shooting might prompt juvenile law change10:46 AM

Indiana law might be changed so that children as young as 12 could face attempted murder charges in adult court in a move prompted by a suburban Indianapolis school shooting.

Trump’s AG nominee Barr asserts his independence

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.

Coroner: Toxicology needed for 2 dead at Lafayette jail

A coroner says toxicology reports are needed on two inmates who died after falling ill in their cells at the Tippecanoe County Jail in Lafayette.

Indianapolis man gets 110 years in 2017 double-slaying

An Indianapolis man who was arrested in Texas after fleeing charges in a double-killing has been sentenced to 110 years in prison.

Police seek help in Indiana woman’s unsolved 1997 killing

State police are seeking the public's help in solving a cold case — the 1997 murder of a Shelbyville woman.

Bill on federal workers’ back pay in shutdown heads to Trump

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries.

Parole rejected for man convicted in killing, dismemberment

The Indiana Parole Board has again rejected parole for an Indiana man who was convicted in a woman's 1986 killing and dismemberment.

Authorities: Suspect in 2017 Texas slaying caught in Indiana

Authorities say a suspect in the New Year's Eve 2017 shooting death of a woman in Texas has been captured in northwestern Indiana.

Suit blames sorority in death of college athlete from Indiana

The mother of a player from Indiana on the Northwestern University women’s basketball team who died in 2017 has sued a sorority claiming hazing by its members led to her daughter's suicide.

Florida man accused of threatening Tyler Trent’s family to be extradited

The FBI is investigating the case of a Florida man accused of making death threats against the family of Purdue University superfan and cancer activist Tyler Trent, who died last week. The man will be extradited to Indiana to face federal charges.

Deputy AG Rosenstein, a frequent Trump target, leaving

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most visible Justice Department protector of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath, is expected to leave his position soon after Trump’s nominee for attorney general is confirmed.

Indiana mom backing tougher bus law after children’s deaths

The mother of three children struck and killed while crossing a northern Indiana highway to board their school bus supports legislation for tougher penalties against drivers who pass buses with extended stop arms.

Lake County widens ban on discharge of firearms

Officials in Lake County in northwestern Indiana are widening a ban on the discharge of firearms in parts of the county despite protests from gun owners.

Union sues GM, says idled workers should replace temps

The United Auto Workers union is accusing General Motors of violating a national contract by using temporary workers at a plant in Fort Wayne instead of employing full-timers who were laid off from its factories elsewhere.

Man charged with neglect after Lebanon toddler fatally shoots sister

A northwestern Indiana man has been charged with felony neglect after police say a 3-year-old boy fatally shot his 4-year-old sister with the suspect’s gun in the family’s home.

Murder trial in officer’s 1980 killing moved to summer

A man’s murder trial in the 1980 shooting death of an off-duty northwestern Indiana police officer has been moved to this summer.

Indiana lawmakers returning to Statehouse for 2019 session

Indiana lawmakers are set to begin their four-month legislative session, facing a tight state budget picture and a possibly contentious debate over adopting a state hate crimes law.

US soldier charged in wife’s killing flees to Thailand

A 21-year-old U.S. soldier is accused of flying to Indianapolis from Colorado to kill his estranged wife, then dumping her body in a trash bin and fleeing to Thailand.

State police: No video of man’s killing by trooper

Relatives of a man fatally shot by an Indiana State trooper near Crawfordsville are demanding answers after police said there was no body or dash camera video of what led up to last week’s shooting along a western Indiana highway.

Holcomb remains against legalizing marijuana

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb remains opposed to efforts by state lawmakers to allow medical or recreational marijuana in the state, even as such uses are becoming legal in a growing number of other states.

US: Thousands victimized in organic grain fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors say thousands of individuals and businesses were victims of a large-scale scheme in which ordinary corn and soybeans were fraudulently marketed nationwide as “certified organic.”

Deaths of 2 children raise doubts about US border agency

The deaths of two migrant children in just over two weeks raised strong new doubts Wednesday about the ability of U.S. border authorities to care for the thousands of minors arriving as part of a surge of families trying to enter the country.

Cleanup set for 200,000 waste tires left at Anderson business

State environmental officials are stepping in to clean up nearly 200,000 shredded tires left at a former central Indiana recycling business.

Court: Justice Ginsburg leaves hospital after cancer surgery

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Supreme Court said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital after cancer surgery.

Competency to be reviewed for man charged in 2 slayings

Competency evaluations will be reviewed for a man charged in the fatal shootings of a woman whose body was found in an abandoned rural central Indiana farmhouse and a man found slain at a nature preserve in Anderson.

Freedom of religion remains free at Monroe County Jail

Be it rosary beads for a Catholic, a meeting with a rabbi, a prayer mat for Ramadan or a Bible for someone who’s never held one, whatever the religious need, it’s met by the chaplain and staff at the Monroe County Jail.

Man pleads guilty in death of woman shot through wall

An Evansville man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for the death of a neighbor who was killed when a bullet traveled through an apartment wall.

Panel explains ruling rejecting South Bend abortion clinic

Indiana officials say they rejected a nonprofit’s request to open an abortion clinic because necessary information wasn’t disclosed on an application.

Organization wants Jackson County to remove Nativity scene

An organization that promotes the separation of church and state wants Jackson County in southern Indiana to remove a Nativity scene from the courthouse lawn in Brownstown.

St. John man charged in Illinois woman’s hit-and-run death

A northwestern Indiana man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a suburban Chicago woman.

Judge’s rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case

A federal judge who described himself as disgusted by Michael Flynn’s behavior upended a straightforward sentencing hearing Tuesday, postponing punishment for President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser and telling him in a stinging rebuke, “Arguably you sold your country out.”

Trump says he’s eager to sign sweeping criminal justice bill

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation’s war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for nonviolent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.

Advocates push Indiana lawmakers to approve hemp cultivation

Indiana’s efforts to eradicate wild industrial hemp will soon come to an end and cultivation of the plant could soon follow.

New lawsuit says Elkhart police obstructed shooting probe

The sister of a man Elkhart police killed two years ago contends in a new lawsuit that department leaders obstructed an independent investigation of the shooting.

Holcomb says passing hate crime law ‘long overdue’

The spray-painting of a swastika outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue this summer was the final straw for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who quickly called for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

ACLU urges high court to let Indiana abortion rulings stand

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and Planned Parenthood are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand two decisions that stopped portions of an Indiana abortion law signed when Vice President Mike Pence was governor.

Sheriff wants new armored vehicle to deal with ‘threats’

A sheriff in northwestern Indiana wants to buy a $360,000 armored vehicle, but local officials are not so sure.

Supreme Court seems likely to keep double jeopardy exception

The United States Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime.

Parents of girl shot at Noblesville school sue gunman’s parents

The parents of a 13-year-old girl who was shot seven times by a classmate at a suburban Indianapolis school are suing the young assailant’s parents.

Prosecutors recommend no jail time for cooperative Flynn

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel’s Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn’t do any prison time, according to a court filing that describes Michael Flynn’s cooperation as “substantial.”

AG Hill, through deputies, asks for $5 million budget increase

Embattled Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill wants lawmakers to increase his budget by about $5 million, despite previously drawing their ire for spending $300,000 on office renovations and a van with his name emblazoned on the side.

Indiana man gets $47K in excessive force lawsuit

A man who alleged that a Gary police officer attacked him during a traffic stop because he was having an affair with the officer's wife has reached a settlement with the city.

Indianapolis police testing mental illness screening tool

Indianapolis police are testing a new screening tool that’s intended to divert people suffering from mental illness to treatment and care, rather than sending them to jail.

Twelve states sue Indiana medical firm over data breach

Indiana is among a dozen states suing a Fort Wayne health records company over a data breach that compromised information of more than 3.9 million people.

Justices reject environmentalists’ appeal over border wall

The United States Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from environmental groups trying to stop President Donald Trump from building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as other legal action against the wall is ongoing.

Man convicted in 2017 Indianapolis crash that killed 2

A man has been convicted of criminal recklessness and other charges in a 2017 highway rollover crash that killed two Indianapolis teenagers.

Mueller considers new charges for ex-Trump campaign chairman

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may face additional charges after lawyers in the special counsel’s Russia investigation said he lied to them and broke his plea agreement, prosecutors said Friday.

Trump says he wouldn’t take Manafort pardon ‘off the table’

A pardon for Paul Manafort is “not off the table,” President Donald Trump said, drawing swift rebuke from critics who fear the president will use his executive power to protect friends and supporters caught up in the Russia probe.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

In a surprise appearance in a New York courtroom Thursday, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate project in Russia.

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