An emergency petition submitted Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is requesting immediate action from the Indiana Supreme Court to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the Indiana Department of Correction and Indiana’s county jails.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 2,159 after the emergence of 373 more cases. Fourteen more people died from coronavirus, bringing the Indiana death toll to 49.
Indiana hospitals have increased the state’s intensive care unit capacity by about one-third in the past few weeks in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus-related illnesses, state officials said Monday.
Finances of the state of Indiana are taking a major hit from the coronavirus crisis, and it remains to be seen how big the hit will be.
Drinking water fountains and taps at public and private schools in Indiana will be required to be tested for lead contamination by 2023 under a new state law.
A case seeking to recover public funds from a former Jennings County bookkeeper will continue after the Indiana Supreme Court determined two of the three claims brought by the state were not governed by the discovery rule and, thus, were timely filed. The third claim, however, was governed by the discovery rule.
A woman evicted from her apartment because of her emotional support cat faced a reversal in favor of her landlord Monday after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined the woman did not provide enough information to allow the landlord to review her request for the animal.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 1,786 after the emergence of 272 more cases. As those numbers continue to rise, Indiana’s top health official says the state could still be a month away from the peak of coronavirus infections.
A new lawsuit accuses Witham Health Services in Lebanon of negligence for hiring a pediatrician who’d faced criminal sexual misconduct charges during his residency in 2004 and then allowing him to see patients with no one else present.
Indiana’s two top state officials have started working apart as cases of the coronavirus illness continue to grow rapidly.
A national television program that examines true-crime cases is putting its spotlight on the unsolved 2017 killings of two teenage girls who were slain after they went hiking on a northern Indiana recreational trail.
Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled for an Iowa-based egg supplier in a second action brought against it by an Evansville-based buyer after finding that Indiana’s claim-splitting ban applied to the buyer’s new action.
A man convicted of intimidation after threatening his estranged wife with an AR-15 rifle did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that his charge was wrongly enhanced from a misdemeanor to a felony.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 981 after the emergence of 336 more cases. The death toll in the state has risen to 24, up from 17 the previous day.
Twenty-five jail inmates in Fort Wayne have received early releases amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.
The Indianapolis 500 on Thursday joined a long list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus, as Indiana reported its death toll from the pandemic has risen by three to 17. State officials also insisted residents abide by the governor’s stay-at-home order to rein in the coronavirus spread and not take advantage of its travel and work exemptions.
Three people, including an Illinois man, have been arrested in connection with a February slaying outside a Bartholomew County factory apparently motivated by the victim’s relationship with an ex-girlfriend of one of the suspects, authorities said.