Protesters claiming Fort Wayne law enforcement fired teargas canisters, flashbang grenades and rubber bullets into peaceful demonstrations filed a lawsuit Friday in federal court seeking to stop the use of chemical agents and projectiles.
Web Exclusive: Attorney’s restoration brings river house back to life
Before she even saw the house at auction, Beverly Corn firmly put her foot down with a resounding no. “I kept saying, ‘I’m not doing it. I don’t know what donkey you think is going to drag me into this, I’m not doing it,’” Corn said. But that was two years ago, before the newly christened Riparian House in her childhood hometown came back to life with her help.
Protests turn to rage
Peaceful protests in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd on the last weekend in May in downtown Indianapolis turned violent with police launching tear gas and protesters vandalizing and destroying businesses. Windows were shattered, stores were looted, fires were set and graffiti was spray-painted everywhere. Protests took place across the state including in Evansville, Jeffersonville Fort Wayne, Hammond, Michigan City, South Bend, and Lafayette.Read More
Indianapolis police, protesters march together; Hogsett extends curfew
Police and protesters negotiated a truce and walked together on Meridian Street on Monday night following a tense standoff that lasted about 30 minutes near the Governor’s Residence on Meridian Street.Read More
A northeastern Indiana county councilman has resigned days after he sparked outage by saying during a council meeting that Black Lives Matter protesters were “uneducated” and lamented that they “breed.”
A northeastern Indiana county councilman has apologized for calling Black Lives Matter protesters “uneducated” and lamenting that they “breed.”
A Fort Wayne attorney with a history of disciplinary actions had his most recent suspension lifted by the Indiana Supreme Court.
A lawsuit alleging a northeastern Indiana sheriff violated a teenage boy’s constitutional rights during an altercation last year at a festival has been transferred to federal court.
Interview times for the seven magistrate judges and lawyers who applied for an opening on the Allen Superior Court Civil Division have changed to accommodate remote technology as courts continue to observe social distancing due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
New lawyers preparing to launch their fledgling legal careers in 2020 look similar to the generations that came before them, but some things set millennial lawyers apart. Their ever-evolving professional aspirations and career trajectories appear less traditional than the routes taken by their predecessors in decades past.
Purdue University faces a second proposed class-action lawsuit filed by a student who says he and others are owed refunds for tuition and fees paid for in-person classes and activities that transitioned to remote education when campuses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Fort Wayne lawyer who has faced at least a dozen attorney discipline cases in recent years has been indefinitely suspended from the practice of law.
A Fort Wayne lawyer who was suspended from the practice of law in 2008 was reinstated Friday by the Indiana Supreme Court.
The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended a Fort Wayne lawyer for noncooperation with the disciplinary commission’s investigation of a grievance filed against him.
A divided Indiana Court of Appeals has reinstated a patient’s claim that a hospital is vicariously liable for the actions of a medical assistant who accessed her medical records and then shared details with her husband after she noticed that the patient had “liked” a photo of her husband on Facebook.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a former youth football coach’s 15-year prison sentence for raping the sister of one of his players after luring her to his Fort Wayne home with the promise of a cheerleading coaching position.
A northeastern Indiana county will hire outside attorneys to defend its sheriff in a lawsuit stemming from his altercation last year with a teenage boy during a festival.
Retailers outside Michigan can’t send alcohol directly to the state’s consumers, a federal appeals court said, a ruling that impacts at least one Indiana alcohol retailer.
Interviews for an upcoming Allen Superior Court vacancy are set to take place in June after being postponed this month due to COVID-19 concerns.
A former co-owner of a Fort Wayne mechanical contracting business who violated noncompete agreements by consulting for a Fishers competitor after he was fired lost his appeal Thursday and was ordered to pay more of his former employer’s legal fees.
Starting a new chapter, the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, a faith-based legal services provider, is welcoming a new leader as it looks to enhance its programs and launch new initiatives to help low-income households in Indiana.
An Indiana man has been arrested in Illinois on charges alleging he shot and wounded a disabled man who had been sheltering his ex-girlfriend since a stabbing.