Police in Marion say a suspected burglar was apparently crushed to death when a more than 900-pound antique safe fell over onto him.
A man who tried to avenge his sister by beating up her boyfriend who allegedly threatened to hit her failed to convince appellate judges that the boyfriend did not suffer serious bodily injuries from the attack carried out during a burglary.
An Indianapolis man has been arrested after ramming his SUV through a security gate at the home of rocker John Mellencamp and kicking in a door. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said 48-year-old Robert P. Carter was arrested about 6 a.m. Thursday by officers responding to an alarm at Mellencamp’s home outside Bloomington.
A former Indiana town marshal is pleading guilty after authorities alleged he broke into the home of a local elected official and stole pain medication while still wearing his police uniform. Former Van Buren Town Marshal Donald R. Bosley admitted during a hearing on Dec. 19 that he entered the home of Van Buren Town Council President Tony Manry in May and stole the medication.
The majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel reversed the resentencing of a burglar who was serving an out-of-state sentence, holding that a harsher sentence that was imposed on a prior remand was a manifest injustice. But a dissenting judge wrote that the offender’s victims would suffer a greater injustice if the sentence is reduced.
A northern Indiana prosecutor says she will file murder and attempted murder charges against a 23-year-old man for a 2011 home invasion that left a Goshen College biology professor dead and his wife badly injured. Elkhart County Prosecutor Vicki Becker announced she will file the charges against Winston Earl Corbett, who was 16 at the time of the attack on 58-year-old James Miller and his wife, Linda.
A judge has placed a former Indiana town marshal on house arrest ahead of his trial on charges that he allegedly took medication from a home while in uniform. This week’s update came after Donald R. Bosley admitted to leaving the state and consuming controlled substances without a prescription.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to lock up the former Van Buren town marshal until his trial on charges that he allegedly took medication from a home while in uniform.
A man charged with killing a Terre Haute woman whose body was found in her submerged SUV in in Vigo County is expected to be returned from Nevada soon to face trial on murder and other charges.
Burglary and robbery convictions against a man convicted in a Marion County break-in will stand, but related criminal confinement convictions must be vacated because the confinement was “part and parcel” of the underlying robbery, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
A Marion County man must remain incarcerated in the Marion County Jail after the Indiana Court of Appeals rejected his argument that his probation revocation rights were violated.
A prison inmate has confessed to a slaying nearly 10 years ago in eastern Indiana, saying he did so to gain “peace of mind.”
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday declined to update the status of an Indianapolis man convicted of burglary who was caught with a stolen iPad after he incriminated himself with a Facebook post.
A Floyd County man convicted of attempted residential entry and resisting law enforcement lost his appeal of his sentence and the denial of his motion for a continuance. The Indiana Supreme Court upheld the trial court’s ruling only one week after hearing oral arguments in the case.
Authorities say a 26-year-old man charged in a northwestern Indiana burglary that was thwarted by a homeowner may be linked to roughly 100 thefts and burglaries in LaPorte County.
Police say the shooting death of a 17-year-old girl in Muncie may have stemmed from a family conflict involving a crime her brother committed.
Though a northern Indiana man convicted of multiple felonies 15 years ago was granted a new appeal by a federal judge, the Indiana Court of Appeals reaffirmed the man’s convictions on Friday, finding he failed to show he was prejudiced by his counsel’s actions.
An Indiana district court judge properly enhanced a man’s sentence following his convictions of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition because the man’s two prior felony convictions of robbery in Indiana qualify as predicate offenses under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a man’s various felony theft and burglary convictions after finding there was sufficient evidence to prove he broke into the dwelling of nursing home residents and stole narcotics worth more than $3,000.