A Fort Wayne car dealership lost its appeal of a small-claims case against a woman who won a judgment arguing the dealership fraudulently sold her a car and forged her signature on transaction documents related to the sale.
A northeastern Indiana man wants to withdraw his guilty plea to neglect in the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter. Shane Patton of Fort Wayne appeared in court Tuesday and was ordered held until Aug. 13, when a hearing is scheduled for him on bond and to assign a new public defender.
A Fort Wayne attorney who has drawn 10 formal disciplinary actions in the past two years has been suspended from the practice of law for failing to cooperate with several of those investigations. Cody R. Williams was suspended effective immediately by a Thursday order of the Indiana Supreme Court.
A Fort Wayne man who pleaded guilty to four counts of murder in the deaths of four people, including his unborn child, was sentenced to 300 years in prison.
A Fort Wayne man who admitted killing four people, including his unborn child, is facing a prison sentence of at least 205 years in the slayings.
A Fort Wayne woman has been sentenced to six years in prison on neglect charges stemming from her 2-year-old son’s beating death. Amber V. Garrett, 27, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in June to two felony neglect counts involving her son and daughter.
Commissioners in northeastern Indiana’s Allen County have voted to implement rules that would prohibit swingers clubs and other businesses involving live sex acts.
A Fort Wayne man sentenced to 12 years in prison after he broke his divorcing wife’s jaw in a brutal domestic violence assault, in which he also threatened her with a knife, lost his appeal Friday.
An Indianapolis attorney with Bose McKinney & Evans LLP will challenge Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for the Republican nomination to become Indiana’s top lawyer. Formal announcements at four stops around the state are scheduled for Thursday.
A jury has acquitted a man of involuntary manslaughter but convicted him of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in Indiana. The jury in Fort Wayne deliberated about five hours Thursday before returning the split verdict in the trial of 28-year-old Brandon Cook.
A Fort Wayne man convicted of fatally shooting two people while trying to retrieve a luxury purse is appealing his convictions and 170-year sentence.
Faegre Baker Daniels will receive a prestigious national pro bono award for its commitment to enhancing the human dignity of others through free legal services.
A Fort-Wayne based electronic health records company has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle an Indiana-led multistate lawsuit filed after a data breach compromised the personal health information of nearly 4 million people.
A former Fort Wayne police officer has pleaded guilty to battery and resigned after authorities say he punched a man who refused to have his blood drawn for a drunken driving investigation.
A Fort Wayne man has pleaded guilty to four counts of murder in the deaths of four people including his unborn child.
A man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for fatally shooting a Fort Wayne gas station clerk and stealing a carton of cigarettes.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to end an excessive force lawsuit against a Fort Wayne police officer, finding a review of the video of the shooting and arrest does not “utterly discredit” the plaintiff’s contentions that he was shot while trying to comply or did not have to respond to the officer’s commands.
A Fort Wayne woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a double-slaying that occurred during an attempt to retrieve a Prada purse worth nearly $10,000. Kyra Frost, 25, pleaded guilty Friday to assisting a criminal. She’ll face a maximum 8-year prison sentence when she’s sentenced July 16.
Exactly one year to the day after she was nominated for the federal bench, Fort Wayne attorney Holly Brady was confirmed Wednesday as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. She is the first judge to join the court since May 2010 and just the second woman to serve as a judge in that district.