A woman who pleaded guilty to arson for allegedly helping her boyfriend set fire to several barns in northern Indiana was sentenced Tuesday to eight years on house arrest.
Good bones, new life: Elkhart attorney honored for restoring, preserving historic Indiana structures
Tim Shelly, a partner at Warrick & Boyn LLP, has been characterized as a leader in Indiana historic preservation circles for years due to his devotion to revitalizing his local and state communities.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
Home again: Elkhart man released after 15 years in prison, but case likely isn’t over
Andrew Royer has been granted a new trial after a special judge determined his 2005 trial was tainted by false evidence and coercive investigative techniques that exploited his mental disability. But the possibility of a retrial remains.Read More
A former northern Indiana police officer who was caught on video repeatedly punching a handcuffed man in 2018 has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
A former northern Indiana doctor has been sentenced to one year in jail after admitting that he sexually battered two patients during examinations.
A northern Indiana man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for beating his 4-year-old stepson to death.
A furniture manufacturer has agreed to pay $9.8 million to fund cleanup efforts at an Elkhart federal Superfund site.
A former northern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to beating a prisoner who was handcuffed to a chair.
A former state representative who resigned her seat weeks after being reelected, a current state representative who lost in the May 2022 primary and a former Indiana attorney general who was suspended from the practice of law for one month over allegations of sexual misconduct are among those who have filed so far to run as the Republican candidate for Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District.
A split 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed an Elkhart man’s granted habeas corpus petition, finding that the Court of Appeals of Indiana applied a rule contradicting Supreme Court precedent in refusing him relief, leaving its decision not entitled to deference under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
A man who brutally tortured and murdered a woman and seriously injured and robbed another individual will keep his 127-year sentence behind bars, the Court of Appeals has affirmed.
A former Forest River employee will get a second chance to make his claim that the recreational vehicle maker constructively discharged him by refusing to address age-based harassment after a split 7th Circuit Court of Appeals revived the case and sent it back to the Northern Indiana District Court. However, one judge dissented, asserting, “there was not enough ‘constructive’ in the plaintiff’s constructive discharge claim.”
A former Elkhart resident who spent almost a decade in prison for a crime he didn’t commit will receive the largest wrongful conviction settlement in Indiana history.
An Elkhart man whose murder conviction was overturned two years ago after he spent nearly 17 years in prison is now suing Elkhart County law enforcement officials who he claims conspired to exploit his mental disability and coerce a false confession.
Two northern Indiana police officers acted in a self-defense when they shot and killed an armed man in December during a confrontation in a parking lot, a prosecutor says.
A northern Indiana teacher accused of striking a student across the face was arrested Thursday on a preliminary charge of battery, authorities said.
A northern Indiana city is not immune to claims raised by a lawsuit alleging that it shares responsibility for a hit-and-run crash that killed two children and a man, a judge has ruled.
A 19-year-old man was arrested in the weekend slayings of two people whose bodies were found behind a pizza shop, authorities said Monday.
A northern Indiana man charged in a June hit-and-run crash that killed one teenager and injured a second faces more serious charges.
Work is poised to start on a new $94 million courthouse for northern Indiana’s Elkhart County that will consolidate a court system now split between buildings in the cities of Goshen and Elkhart.
A northern Indiana woman has been charged with allegedly setting a May house fire that killed a man and an 8-year-old boy.