A southwestern Indiana man was sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to setting a fire that gutted a historic century-old building that had been slated for restoration.
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A man convicted of setting fire to his sister’s property failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that the trial court erred in denying his request for a mistrial or in admitting “silent witness” evidence.
An Alabama prisoner received a life sentence Thursday for escaping with the help of a jail official who ultimately took her own life as police closed in following a manhunt across three states.
Crystal Wildeman has been selected as the newest magistrate judge in the Evansville Division of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the court announced Thursday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is suing an Evansville police officer on behalf of an Uber driver who claims the officer violated her Fourth Amendment rights.
A 37-year-old southern Indiana man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for his role in what authorities say was a large-scale conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Police departments cannot charge citizens a fee to “inspect,” rather than “obtain,” accident reports, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled, ordering the Evansville police to allow a woman to inspect such a report at no charge.
Police in Indiana said Friday that heroic actions by an Evansville Walmart employee and law enforcement officers kept a gunman who shot and injured one female employee from doing more harm.
A 25-year-old man opened fire at a Walmart store in Indiana where he once worked, wounding at least one person before officers fatally shot him, authorities said Friday.
A company sued in federal court nearly two decades ago for environmental contamination is entitled to indemnity against related state-court litigation, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled in a summary judgment reversal.
An Evansville man who was charged with illegally possessing a firearm in state and federal court could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that his motion to suppress should have been granted by the trial court when the district court ruled for him.
An Alabama inmate who authorities say escaped with the help of a jail supervisor who later killed herself in Indiana shared nearly 1,000 phone calls with the woman before the breakout, news outlets reported.
The city of Evansville has agreed to pay $1.75 million to settle a woman’s lawsuit stemming from a 2017 police chase crash that killed her two children and her husband and left her seriously injured.
Preliminary autopsy results released Monday for the three victims of a house explosion in a southern Indiana neighborhood show they died of blunt force trauma and compression asphyxia.
An Alabama inmate who authorities say escaped from jail this spring with the help of a corrections official was indicted Thursday on federal weapons charges in Indiana, where the manhunt for the duo came to a bloody end.
An Evansville man argued that when he answered his front door and saw half a dozen police officers on his porch, he had to let them into his house. But while the Court of Appeals of Indiana did not find any constitutional violation, it did fault the officers for failing to turn on their body cameras and record the encounter.
Katz Korin Cunningham, a fixture in the Indianapolis legal market since 1994, has merged with Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, a regional law firm based in Kentucky, effective July 1. The combined offices will operate under the Stoll Keenon name and have 45 attorneys in the Circle City.
A $5,000 reward has been given to a person who provided help in capturing an inmate who sparked a nationwide manhunt after escaping with a jail official, Alabama’s governor said Wednesday.
A former pastor in Tennessee and Indiana faces up to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to federal child sex abuse charges, prosecutors said.
A University of Southern Indiana student who was suspended for three semesters for sexual assault has failed in his bid to obtain a court order allowing him to return to the Evansville university immediately.