Senior Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes died Friday morning in South Bend, leaving a legacy of more than 40 years in public service.
Collaboration creates appellate pro bono effort for domestic violence survivors
When Faegre Baker Daniels attorney Blayre Marley heard about the pro bono work her colleague Matt Albaugh and Kerry Hyatt Bennett of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence were doing for survivors at the appellate level, she jumped at the opportunity to join them.Read More
Web Exclusive: Johnson County Prosecutor still on job despite felony guilty pleas
Johnson County Prosecutor Bradley Cooper pleaded guilty nearly two months ago to three felony charges and a misdemeanor domestic battery count. But Cooper is still in his elected office after he allegedly battered and confined his fiancée, to the dismay of some in the county south of Indianapolis.Read More
A Terre Haute man has been charged with murder and arson in a fire that killed his brother.
A child in need of services adjudication was upheld Thursday by the Indiana Court of Appeals after it found that the admission of testimony by phone from a doctor amounted to harmless error.
Two police officers shot and critically wounded a man in a Lafayette parking lot early Tuesday after he pointed a handgun at them during a foot chase, police said.
An Indianapolis police officer who was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call was remembered Thursday during her funeral as a dedicated, compassionate officer and a devoted young mother, with a police chaplain calling her “a beautiful flower that was picked way too soon.”
A man was formally charged with murder Tuesday in the slaying of an Indianapolis police officer who authorities said was shot through an apartment’s door while responding with other officers to a domestic violence call.
A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Indianapolis officer on a domestic violence call, police said Friday.
An Indianapolis police officer was shot and killed Thursday while responding to a domestic violence call, authorities said.
Included in the $2 trillion stimulus package passed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday is a $50 million appropriation to the Legal Services Corp., which is bracing for a spike in legal needs among those with low income as the economy buckles under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic.
Police in suburban Indianapolis say they found a man and a woman fatally shot after a lengthy standoff in which shots were fired at officers.
A northern Indiana man has died in custody shortly after a sheriff’s deputy used a stun gun to subdue him when he refused to drop a knife, authorities said.
Anyone younger than 18 will need a judge’s permission to get married in Indiana under a law change approved by state legislators. The measure endorsed almost unanimously by lawmakers would repeal the state’s current law that allows those as young as 15 to marry if they have parental consent.
A Lake County man who stabbed repeatedly stabbed his wife did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday that his nearly 30-year sentence for the crime was inappropriate.
A man seeking to be rid of a protective order brought against him by his ex-girlfriend convinced the Indiana Court of Appeals that insufficient evidence supported the order.
Six domestic battery charges have been dismissed against Lake County Recorder Michael B. Brown after his attorneys provided prosecutors with videos showing the alleged victim hitting him in front of children several times and defecating on his personal belongings.
An elected northwest Indiana official has been arrested on six domestic battery charges alleging he battered his pregnant girlfriend several times dating back to last June.
A Fort Wayne man who pleaded guilty to stabbing his mother to death was sentenced Monday to 55 years in prison by a judge who called her slaying “a horrific crime.”
A northwest Indiana man who was set free on bond on attempted murder charges is accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend, who he allegedly previously attempted to kill, authorities said Friday.
A man who beat his pregnant girlfriend and urged her to change her story and not testify against him did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals to reverse his sentence and convictions.