Judge Nancy Eshcoff Boyer, a longtime judge and the first woman jurist in Allen County, has announced her retirement from the bench after nearly 30 years of service. “Allen County is a better and more compassionate place because Judge Boyer chose a career in public service,” one colleague said.
Shoddy record-keeping and the degraded condition of more than 2,400 fetal remains found in the Illinois garage and a car of a late Indiana abortion doctor mean those remains cannot be identified, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by Indiana’s attorney general.
More than $250,000 in attorney fees and costs have been awarded to numerous nonparties and an Indiana healthcare giant against Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne after the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the nonparties were entitled to seek the fees to recoup costs associated with tracking down a harassing blogger.
A former Fort Wayne bankruptcy lawyer who served a completed a federal prison sentence for embezzling from a client has resigned from the Indiana bar. Randall Stiles, 46, was released from the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute on Oct. 31 after serving a six-month sentence imposed in March for his guilty plea to two counts of bankruptcy fraud and a misdemeanor tax charge.
A Fort Wayne attorney facing multiple disciplinary actions has had his suspension in one of those actions terminated, though he remains ineligible to practice law in Indiana.
With the start of the 2020 legislative session about a month away, party leaders are formulating their plans for the short session, with teacher pay continuing to be a point of contention.
A Fort Wayne woman whose 5-month-old son died after she brought him to a hospital with bruising and head trauma has been charged with neglect of a dependent. The child was pronounced dead at Parkview Randallia Hospital minutes after Jasmine M. Johnson brought him to the emergency room.
Indiana House Republicans selected Fishers Rep. Todd Huston on Monday as their choice to become speaker-elect and succeed Speaker Brian Bosma after he retires next year.
A Fort Wayne man convicted of fatally shooting a barber he had argued with during a haircut has been sentenced to more than 87 years in prison. An Allen County judge sentenced 34-year-old James L. Dodson Jr. on Monday to the maximum term of 87 ½ years allowed under his murder and criminal recklessness convictions.
The father of a 2-year-old Fort Wayne boy fatally beaten in 2017 is suing the child’s mother and her former boyfriend over his son’s death.
A Fort Wayne attorney has taken the helm of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as the leader of its board of directors. The partner in Faegre Baker Daniels’ Fort Wayne office will serve a one-year volunteer term.
The Democratic mayors of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne cruised to big victories in Tuesday’s local elections, denying Republicans their hopes of capturing leadership in either of Indiana’s largest cities.
Voters across Indiana are casting the final ballots to decide who will fill dozens of mayoral offices, with Republicans and Democrats wrapping up competitive campaigns in several cities.
A man arrested last spring in Mississippi in the fatal shooting of a Fort Wayne barber has been convicted in that slaying.
Dr. Ulrich Klopfer competed so avidly in the 1970s to perform the most abortions each day at a Chicago clinic that it was said he would set his coffee aside, jump to his feet in the break room and rush to the operating table whenever his chief rival walked by.
A man who was seriously injured in a car crash lost his appeal claiming his Fourth Amendment rights were violated when Fort Wayne hospital staff ordered a blood draw that was provided to police, leading to criminal drunken driving charges.
A man convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for molesting his 11-year-old daughter failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that evidence of sexual internet searches he attributed to the victim was wrongly excluded from his trial.
A Fort Wayne attorney with multiple suspensions has had three of them lifted after the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission found he had cooperated with those investigations against him. He remains suspended in other disciplinary cases, however.
A suspended Fort Wayne attorney with a history of formal disciplinary actions against him has again been suspended from the practice of law for noncooperation with the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission.