A bail bondsman has been freed from an order to pay up on a $20,000 bond he posted several years ago after the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed upon finding the bond had expired and was no longer forfeitable.
A dispute between a city administration and a financial advising group that allegedly contributed to corruption in the city is headed to trial after the Indiana Supreme Court reversed the award of summary judgment for the adviser.
Although a trial court should not have allowed a six-day delay in a defendant’s initial appearance, the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the denial of the defendant’s motion to reduce bail because he did not establish prejudice. A concurring judge, however, cautioned that restraint should be used when “extending” Supreme Court precedent.
A 50-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly leaving an improvised explosive device and causing a fire outside the Terre Haute Police Department.
A southern Indiana man faces attempted murder and arson charges after he allegedly set fire to his family’s home while several relatives were inside, police said.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has partially reversed in favor of a financial adviser in a dispute with the city of Marion after years were wasted on a construction project that was projected to cost millions of dollars.
The Indianapolis Local Public Improvement Bond Bank has been announced as one of 10 regional winners of the 2019 “Deal of the Year” award for its achievement in municipal finance and is also a finalist for the national Deal of the Year Award. As the Midwest region winner, the Indianapolis Bond Bank was selected for its $625 million issuance of bonds for the new Community Justice Campus being built in the Twin Aire neighborhood southeast of downtown Indianapolis.
A central Indiana woman has been arrested following the death of her young daughter who authorities say had burns on most parts of her body, multiple bone fractures and apparently was malnourished. Thirty-two-year-old Sarah Ann Styhl of Muncie is jailed in Delaware County on $50,000 bond and is preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death.
Benjamin Eads of Freedom appeared in court Monday in Scott County on charges including auto theft and resisting law enforcement, which led to a death. Authorities say Eads fled a traffic stop on Dec. 12, triggering a police chase during which Charlestown Officer Benton Bertram’s vehicle struck a tree. Bertram was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Indiana Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the grant of summary judgment in favor of an investment firm after it found that a series of bonded projects were not completed within the scope of the meaning of “completion” as set forth by an agreement between the litigants.