Three southern Indiana residents are suing the city of New Albany for allegedly failing to fulfill their public records requests. The Floyd County lawsuit comes after Indiana’s Public Access Counselor, Luke Britt, found that New Albany had violated Indiana’s public records law.
Voters across Indiana are casting the final ballots to decide who will fill dozens of mayoral offices, with Republicans and Democrats wrapping up competitive campaigns in several cities.
Several judges spoke candidly about their personal judicial nomination experiences on Friday in honor of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana’s 12th annual court history and continuing legal education symposium.
A federal appeals court in New York says President Donald Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators.
Fair Finance fraud felon Tim Durham will get a chance to grill his former trial attorney over whether his $1 million wire fraud defense representation fee created a conflict of interest between money the lawyer could pocket versus paying for witnesses Durham claims could have testified in his favor. A federal judge recently granted a new hearing on that and other grounds as Durham seeks to chisel away at his 50-year prison sentence.
Suspended Schererville attorney Raymond Gupta was released Thursday after posting a $20,000 bond following his arraignment in federal court on charges of tax evasion and failure to pay federal income taxes.
The Supreme Court will consider taking away an important tool that federal securities regulators used last year to recoup $2.5 billion in ill-gotten gains in fraud cases.
An Indiana legislative panel is recommending that Indiana’s legal age for buying cigarettes be raised from 18 to 21.
A jury has convicted an Indianapolis man of murder in the 2017 slaying of three people.
Indiana is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that ordered the release of a man convicted in the 2000 killing of an Indiana University student.
“I’m done talking,” Bargersville criminal defense attorney Stacy Uliana repeated before a panel of appellate judges on behalf of her client, Joshua Risinger. Those statements Risinger made to police interrogators who continued to question him form the basis of his appeal.
A Muncie woman who pleaded guilty to dousing a house guest with a pan of hot grease has been sentenced to six years in prison. She told police she scalded her guest after accusing her of stealing deodorant.
Reversing a years-long trend of declining bankruptcy filings, new cases inched upward in the year ending Sept. 30, 2019, the federal judiciary reported. The rise in bankruptcy filings in Indiana outpaced the national increase, the report shows.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has ordered a southern Indiana judge for the second time to make required findings regarding the immigration status of a teen girl originally from Guatemala, this time spelling out those findings for the jurist who refused to do so.
One of the two men charged in a violent altercation with two southern Indiana judges has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery. The nephew of the alleged gunman in the May 1 shooting was sentenced to six months of community corrections followed by a year of probation.
The Indiana Supreme Court has added three prosecutors to its newly established Indiana Innovation Initiative and respective working groups aimed at making Indiana’s justice system more efficient.
Hoosier families celebrating National Adoption Day will have the opportunity to capture special moments through the lens of a camera. The Indiana Supreme Court announced its authorization of cameras in court for uncontested adoptions during the month of November, allowing photography and video of the adoption proceedings.
A man arrested last spring in Mississippi in the fatal shooting of a Fort Wayne barber has been convicted in that slaying.