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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., July 15, 2019 - 4:53 PM

New sentencing set for Baer in 2004 double slaying 9:21 AM

A man convicted of killing a central Indiana woman and her 4-year-old daughter faces resentencing next month after federal courts threw out his death sentence.

Holcomb launches 2020 re-election run with big advantages 9:12 AM

Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb brandished his front-runner status Saturday as he kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally extolling the state’s economy while brushing off any criticism of his record.

Carjacking suspect hits police cruiser, killing police dog

State police say a northern Indiana police dog died after an officer’s cruiser was involved in a fiery collision with a car driven by a carjacking suspect.

Indianapolis to pay $2M to man paralyzed in police shooting

The city of Indianapolis has agreed to pay more than $2 million to a man left partially paralyzed when a police officer shot him during a struggle.

Trump gives up on bid to have citizenship question on census

Just a week after insisting that he was “absolutely moving forward,” President Donald Trump abandoned his effort to insert a citizenship question into next year’s census. He directed federal agencies to try to compile the information using existing databases instead.

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.

Trump to act on his own to try to force citizenship question

President Donald Trump is expected to announce new executive action Thursday to try to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census, even after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked the effort.

Democrats acknowledge questioning Mueller ‘will not be easy’

Some are watching old video of his previous testimony. Others are closely re-reading his 448-page report. And almost all are worrying about how they’ll make the most of the short time they’ll have for questioning. Robert Mueller, the Democrats know, will be tough to crack.

Hobart baseball fan charged with putting officer in chokehold

A northwestern Indiana man allegedly put a police commander in a chokehold when the officer intervened in a fight among baseball fans who had just returned from a game in Chicago.

Man charged with murder in co-worker’s shooting at tire shop

A southern Indiana teenager has been charged with murder in a tire shop shooting that left a fellow employee dead after an argument.

Inmate captured following escape from Indiana State Prison

State correction officials say an inmate who escaped Wednesday from the grounds of the Indiana State Prison has been captured.

Facing calls for resignation, Acosta defends Epstein deal

Insisting he got the best deal he could at the time, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein as he tried to stave off intensifying Democratic calls for his resignation.

Ex-prep diving coach gets 4 years for sex with teens

A former assistant diving coach at a northwest Indiana high school has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with two 15-year-old female students and keeping partially nude photographs of each girl on his cellphone.

Alleged Latin King gang member convicted in deadly drug conspiracy

Federal prosecutors in northern Indiana say an alleged member of the Latin Kings gang has been convicted of conspiracy and racketeering charges in a scheme to distribute illegal drugs.

Midwife ordered to cease operations in wake of child’s death

A northwestern Indiana midwife accused of practicing without a license has been ordered to cease her work following a lawsuit by the state in the wake of the death of an unborn child.

Billionaire financier Epstein due in court over sex charges

Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court after his arrest in New York on new underage sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials.

New laws take aim at those who post ‘revenge porn’

Two new Indiana laws are taking aim at people who post intimate images from previous or current relationships online without consent. The laws separately provide criminal charges against those who post “revenge porn” and civil remedies for those victimized by it.

11 counties testing Indiana’s bail bond relief pilot program

Officials in Porter County and 10 other Indiana counties are testing a risk-assessment program to determine whether people who have been arrested should be required to post bail while awaiting trial. The pilot is expected to roll out statewide next year.

Man accused of murder, cannibalism won’t face death penalty

A southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body will not face the death penalty if convicted.

Trump insists he’s not dropping census citizenship question effort

President Donald Trump is insisting that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query.

House committee files lawsuit over Trump tax returns

A House committee has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Big business to Supreme Court: Defend LGBTQ people from bias

More than 200 corporations, including many of America’s best-known companies, are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Friends, family remember South Bend man fatally shot by police

Friends and family of a man fatally shot by police in South Bend are recalling him as caring and thoughtful.

Northern Indiana couple charged with animal cruelty

A northern Indiana couple is facing animal cruelty charges after authorities say three dozen dogs were found living in deplorable conditions at their rural property.

Lawyer: Judge charged after shot in fight ready for legal process

A southern Indiana judge who faces felony battery charges stemming from a May 1 fight outside a fast-food restaurant in which he and another judge were shot and wounded is “prepared to proceed through the legal process.”

Many new Indiana laws take effect today

Several new state laws take effect Monday, from a required high school state government test to allowing wrongfully incarcerated individuals to collect $50,000 a year.

Supreme Court 5-4 ruling blocks census citizenship question

The Supreme Court of the United States is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court said the Trump administration’s explanation for wanting to add the question was “more of a distraction” than an explanation.

5-4 Supreme Court won’t block districts drawn for partisan gain

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision could embolden political line-drawing for partisan gain when state lawmakers undertake the next round of redistricting after the 2020 census.

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor sale residency law

The Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday struck down a Tennessee law that makes it hard for outsiders to break into the state’s liquor sales market. The ruling also could have implications for Indiana’s liquor distribution laws.

High court declines to overrule cases on federal regulatory powers

The U.S. Supreme Court is declining to overrule two past cases that had been criticized by conservatives as giving unelected officials vast lawmaking power.

Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs

The U.S. Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns.

Justices side with business, government in information fight

The Supreme Court of the United States sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public’s access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can’t get the data it was seeking.

Brazil assistant police chief faces DUI charges

The assistant police chief of a western Indiana community has been arrested for driving under the influence.

Indiana official sued for records on US election hacking vulnerability

A voting security advocacy group is trying to force the former president of a group of state election officials to release documents on whether she wrongly asserted that electronic election systems are safe from hacking.

High court: Sex offender law doesn’t violate Constitution

The U.S. Supreme Court says Congress didn’t do anything improper when it gave the attorney general the ability to decide how to apply a sex offender registry law to more than 500,000 people convicted before the law was enacted.

Supreme Court upholds cross on public land in Maryland

A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Disputed South Bend abortion clinic set to open

A group says it plans to begin accepting patients at an abortion clinic in the northern Indiana city of South Bend next week.

Newtown parents win defamation suit in growing fight against hoaxers

The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newton, Connecticut has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.

After shooting, Buttigieg says South Bend police must activate cameras

Back home from the Democratic presidential campaign trail, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians.

Witness against Gary teen in mom’s slaying gets time served

A young man who was a key witness in the case against a Gary teenager accused of stabbing her mother more than 60 times has been sentenced to time served.

SCOTUS sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case

The United States Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium. The ruling leaves in place the commonwealth's prohibition on mining the largest uranium deposit in the United States.

Community Corrections worker shot, wounded during training

Authorities say a pretrial services coordinator in northeastern Indiana has been accidentally shot and wounded during a training exercise.

2 face murder charges in 2018 death of Elwood boy

The mother and stepfather of an Elwood child who died three days before his second birthday now are facing murder charges.

Ex-YCMA, school worker appeals 120-year child molesting sentence

A Jeffersonville man is appealing his 120-year prison sentence for molesting children while working at a YMCA and at an elementary school.

Man pleads guilty in Jeffersonville businessman’s killing

A man accused in the October slaying of a businessman in southern Indiana during a robbery has pleaded guilty to murder.

New video shows adult cows being abused at Fair Oaks dairy

An animal rights group has released new undercover video showing workers at an Indiana dairy farm abusing adult cows while loading them into a milking carousel that visitors can tour at the popular agritourism destination.

Indiana man must pay $427K to victims in 2017 buggy crash

A northeastern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash involving a horse-drawn carriage has been ordered to pay $427,000 in restitution to the crash victims.

Police investigate death at Miami Correctional Facility

Indiana State Police say investigators suspect foul play in the death of an inmate at the Miami Correctional Facility near Bunker Hill.

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers Monday, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia.

Judge: School district violated transgender students’ rights

A federal judge has found that an Indiana school district violated a transgender student’s civil rights by not allowing him to use male bathrooms at school.

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