A fire that destroyed a historic western Indiana building that formerly housed a law office may have been set, investigators say.
A utility company is not responsible for extensive flooding damage to a property management company building after its fire sprinkler pipes burst after winter, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
City leaders can look southeast out the top floors of the City-County Building and see the Community Justice Campus taking shape in the Twin Aire neighborhood. Today, officials are just six months from a tentative opening for the first piece of the project, the 37,000-square-foot Assessment and Intervention Center.
The city of Fort Wayne is entitled to tax revenues for providing fire protection services to annexed land in Allen County, but past revenues will stay with the original fire protection district that served the area before the annexation, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday. A dissenting judge, however, questioned whether the case should have proceeded in the Indiana Tax Court instead.
The Indianapolis Fire Department has suspended a state legislator who was arrested for drunken driving. The department said Friday that Democratic Rep. Dan Forestal has been suspended for 240 duty hours and remanded to an employee assistance program.
Defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit following a November fire that left two people dead and several others injured in eastern Indiana are asking for the case to be dismissed. Interfaith Housing Corp., Justus Property Management and others responded to the lawsuit over the death of 56-year-old Richard Wilkinson that was filed by his son, arguing the lawsuit doesn’t detail alleged negligence that led to Wilkinson’s death.
A fire at Pendleton Correctional Facility has been extinguished after heavily damaging one of the prison complex’s buildings.
A man who sued the Indianapolis Fire Department alleging he was not hired as a firefighter as retaliation for his father’s lawsuit against the department lost his appeal of a ruling against him Thursday.