A man who unsuccessfully pursued an insanity defense failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that the state had the burden of proving he was sane beyond a reasonable doubt in his attempted murder case.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a claim filed by nearly 30 workers who argue a microwave popcorn plant failed to warn them of exposure during the manufacturing process to a butter flavor ingredient that has been linked to a disease known as “popcorn lung.”
A memorial service is set for Monday, Sept. 24, in the Hammond courtroom where the late Northern District of Indiana Senior Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Lozano presided for three decades, the court announced Friday.
A northern Indiana man who’s facing his third trial in a triple-murder case won’t face the death penalty if he’s convicted again in the killings. Wayne Kubsch is expected to stand trial again next year for the 1998 Mishawaka slaying of his wife, her ex-husband and their son.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel’s Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment.