A Utah man has been charged with threatening a Palestinian rights organization in Washington in a case that was unsealed Monday as tensions rise in the U.S. from the devastating war between Israel and Hamas.
Closing the gap?: New law clears up ‘black hole’ between adult, juvenile courts
A new law should erase a “jurisdictional gap” that has allowed people who commit offenses before their 18th birthday to essentially avoid legal consequences as long as charges weren’t filed until after they turned 21.Read More
SEA 1 raises questions, fears over criminal penalties
Although Indiana Republican legislators have been adamant that the state’s new abortion ban does not criminalize women, attorneys who have been reading the statute maintain the language is vague and prosecutors still have discretion.Read More
New murder trial affirmed for Elkhart man with mental disability
A man with a mental disability who has for years claimed he was wrongfully convicted of an Elkhart murder and who spent more than 15 years behind bars can proceed to a new trial after the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a post-conviction relief order vacating his murder conviction.Read More
Web Exclusive: Bill aims to bring local criminal justice stakeholders out of ‘silos’ to study reforms
House Bill 1068 would allow for the creation of local justice reinvestment advisory councils modeled after the statewide JRAC. The local councils would be tasked with reviewing criminal justice practices on a county or regional level, collecting data and reporting back to JRAC, which would use the data to make policy decisions.Read More
Two men have been charged in an October shooting that killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded a second youth in South Bend, authorities said Monday.
Former Clark County sheriff Jamey Noel has been charged with 15 felonies alleging ghost employment, corrupt business influence and obstruction of justice, among other charges.
Two men in Indiana and Illinois were arrested this week and accused of separately assaulting peace officers with a flagpole and wasp spray during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
The man accused of breaking into former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home, bludgeoning her husband with a hammer and seeking to kidnap her goes on trial Thursday.
Federal judge orders city to produce some, but not all, IMPD documents related to death of Herman Whitfield
Several police documents related to the death of Herman Whitfield III can be withheld until the criminal cases against two officers involved in his death are resolved, a judge has ruled. But other documents not related to the criminal cases must be produced.
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the Halloween 1982 cold case slaying of a southern Indiana man, state police announced Tuesday on the 41st anniversary of the crime.
A man accused of murder, attempted murder and a hate crime in an attack on a Palestinian American woman and her young son pleaded not guilty Monday following his indictment by an Illinois grand jury.
An Idaho judge on Thursday declined to dismiss a grand jury indictment against a man accused of fatally stabbing four University of Idaho students.
Darrin Blaine of Fishers has been charged with multiple felony counts for his alleged involvement in a fraud scheme that resulted in eight investors losing about $680,000, Indiana Secretary of State Diego Morales announced Friday.
A northwestern Indiana woman faces several charges after her 11-year-old daughter suffered multiple injuries falling from the roof of her moving car, court records say.
U.S. Rep. George Santos stole the identities of donors to his campaign and then used their credit cards to ring up tens of thousands of dollars in unauthorized charges, according to a new indictment filed Tuesday.
A 24-year-old woman has been charged in a June shooting that killed three people and sent others running in panic through an Indianapolis entertainment district, authorities said.
Lawyers for Donald Trump asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the Washington federal election subversion case against him, arguing the Republican is immune from prosecution for actions they say were taken in his official role as president.
Two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers indicted for shooting a Black man who was sleeping in a car outside his grandmother’s house entered not guilty pleas Monday.
2 Indianapolis officers indicted for shooting Black man who was sleeping in his car, prosecutor says
A grand jury has indicted two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers for shooting a Black man who was sleeping in a car parked outside his grandmother’s house, a prosecutor said Friday.
Alleged act of viewing protected person’s Instagram is sufficient for charging information, COA affirms
Allegations that a man viewed a protected person’s Instagram posts are sufficient to charge him with invasion of privacy, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Friday.
The prosecutor overseeing the case against a northern Indiana man charged in the 2017 killings of two teenage girls has dismissed as “fanciful” a recent court filing by the man’s attorneys contending the girls actually died as part of a ritual sacrifice.
Hunter Biden indicted on federal firearms charges in long-running probe weeks after plea deal failed
Hunter Biden was indicted Thursday on federal firearms charges, the latest and weightiest step yet in a long-running investigation into the president’s son.
Federal prosecutors plan to seek a grand jury indictment of President Joe Biden’s son Hunter before the end of the month, according to court documents filed Wednesday.