An initiative to reduce domestic violence in Indianapolis is named after a police officer killed in the line of duty responding to such an incident, officials say.
Web Exclusive: Domestic violence shelters see fewer calls, more severe cases in pandemic
The silence was deafening. Little to no calls were coming in to the Middle Way House’s domestic violence help and crisis line in the months after Indiana’s stay at home orders, leaving Debra Morrow in a panic. “It got deathly quiet, and to us, that was horrifying. We were worried about those who couldn’t reach out.”Read More
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
Sentences totaling more than seven years have been affirmed for an Allen County man who tased a woman he began dating after meeting on Facebook, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
A couple’s argument that their drug test results amounted to hearsay and should not have been admitted in court failed to convince the Indiana Supreme Court, which found the drug test reports were admissible under the records of a regularly conducted business activity exception.
A northern Indiana man who allegedly stabbed his 10-year-old son, leaving the boy with life-threatening injuries, was shot by officers Thursday after police said he fired several shots at officers, wounding one of them.
Police responding to a domestic disturbance at a southern Indiana home shot and critically wounded an armed man early Monday after he refused to drop the weapon, state police said.
The former three-term elected prosecutor of Johnson County should be disbarred from the practice of law for a domestic violence assault in which the hearing officer in his attorney discipline case said he “severely beat and injured his girlfriend” then misled the public about the events surrounding the attack.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a decades-long sentence for an Allen County man for his role in the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.
A southern Indiana man was charged with murder Thursday in the slaying of his wife whose body was found this week more than three weeks after she was reported missing.
Anger over the shooting of a Black man by police spilled into the streets of Kenosha for a second night Monday, with police again firing tear gas at hundreds of protesters who defied a curfew, threw bottles and shot fireworks at law enforcement guarding the courthouse.
A man convicted of domestic battery and disorderly conduct successfully secured a new trial from the Indiana Court of Appeals after it found the admission of his wife’s hearsay statements were in error.
As the Indiana Supreme Court takes up the question of whether a man convicted of murder should get a new trial because of misconduct by an attorney who served as jury forewoman at his trial, that attorney also is suing the state over her firing related to her conduct in the case.
Free training for lawyers on modest means and pro bono representation of domestic violence victims will be available next month, sponsored by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.
Indianapolis authorities said a man was shot and killed Sunday morning in a standoff with police.
An Indianapolis attorney who pled guilty to disorderly conduct arising from a domestic altercation at home has received a stayed suspension from the Indiana Supreme Court, causing a divide among the justices, two of whom favored an active suspension.
A man’s confession to police was ruled insufficient without other evidence of a crime to support his conviction of battery with a deadly weapon, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, vacating a conviction in a domestic violence case.
A panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals has vacated an order requiring a man to pay more than $300 in probation fees after concluding that it was erroneous for the trial court to accept, post-sentencing, the imposition of such fees based on a probation department memo.
A sheriff’s deputy won’t face criminal charges for fatally shooting a southwestern Indiana man who had called officers to his home, claiming he and his wife were starving, a prosecutor has determined.
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.
A Terre Haute man has been charged with murder and arson in a fire that killed his brother.