A north central Indiana judge determined a hospitalized mayor was unfit for office Wednesday and appointed the city’s council president to be acting mayor.
Indianapolis and several other Indiana cities are joining an estimated $507 million statewide opioid settlement after previously opting out of the state’s lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration, which in January threatened a lawsuit against the owner of a troubled Nora-area apartment complex, has delayed filing suit, citing interest from a possible buyer.
Indianapolis hopes to spur more movement with a request for development proposals for historic buildings at 752 E. Market St. and 730 E. Washington St. The former Arrestee Processing Center on Market has been closed since 2017 (except for a section used for the Reuben Engagement Center until 2020) and the Jail II building on Washington will be vacant after inmates are fully moved to the Community Justice Campus in Twin Aire.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration on Tuesday threatened suit against the ownership of a Nora-area apartment complex that’s racked up hundreds of health and building code violations.
A former Indiana mayor was sentenced Wednesday to a year in prison on federal charges of taking a $5,000 bribe in exchange for steering city projects to a contractor.
City officials on Monday released a long-anticipated request for developers to submit ideas for reuse of the 28-story Indianapolis City-County Building, along with studies that show it would take more than $35 million in basic upgrades to repurpose the structure.
The Democratic mayor of Hammond has started a campaign to challenge Republican Todd Young’s reelection bid in Indiana’s U.S. Senate election next year. Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. filed with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday to begin raising money for a Senate race.
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.
The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples as foster parents. The justices said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its relationship with the group as a result of the agency’s policy.
A split Indiana Court of Appeals panel has affirmed judgment for Michigan City after a cyclist was injured on a city street, finding the city was immune from the cyclist’s negligence claim. A dissenting judge, however, would have reversed on the issue of immunity.
Indianapolis’ mask mandate will end Tuesday for fully vaccinated residents as part of the City-County Council’s ratification of a new public health order Monday evening.
Westfield Mayor Andy Cook and Clerk-Treasurer Cindy Gossard have agreed to end a legal battle over the administration’s access to city records and how those records were handled as part of an investigation into the city’s finances.
A Boone County judge ruled Friday that Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron does not have the power to demote the town’s police chief or fire chief without town council approval.
In a plea agreement, Dennis Tyler admitted to receiving $5,238 to steer Public Board of Works contracts to an unnamed company.
A federal lawsuit filed by the Democratic mayor of Hammond and a Lake County attorney argues that Indiana’s judicial nominating system that appoints judges in the state’s four most diverse counties is racially discriminatory. Judges in Lake County should be directly elected or judges statewide should be appointed through merit selection, the suit says.
Lawmakers are set to return to the Indiana Statehouse on Monday to make technical corrections — a session in which they could also vote to overturn two vetoes by Gov. Eric Holcomb.