A man who didn’t like the offer county officials made to acquire a portion of his land failed to appeal in a timely manner, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
The sale and distribution of alcohol — or lack thereof — sat squarely in the middle of a legal battle fought between the product’s manufacturer and distributors, with the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruling for the beverage producer.
A Harrison County woman seeking custody of her grandchild failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that her motion to intervene in a foster parent adoption should’ve been granted.
A southern Indiana police officer who fatally shot a stranded motorist who opened fire on him was justified in doing so, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
A man suspected in an Evansville double-homicide died early Friday when his vehicle crashed about 100 miles (161 kilometers) away in southern Indiana during a police pursuit, state police said.
A man who violated the terms of his plea agreement within one month of sentencing has failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that the trial court erred in revoking his placement on home detention in favor of an executed sentence.
Judge Roger D. Davis, formerly the judge of the Harrison Superior Court, has been certified as an Indiana senior judge.
The next Indiana Court of Appeals judge will be a woman, as three women have been selected as finalists to fill an upcoming vacancy following two rounds of interviews with the Judicial Nominating Commission. Their applications will now go to the governor for final consideration.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed on Friday a more than $2.4 million verdict for an Indiana farm that suffered after its crops were damaged by plant-killing chemicals.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday said the number of positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 11,686, following the emergence of 476 more cases.
A former southern Indiana teacher who repeatedly molested a student from the age of 12 will serve 60 years in prison, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Friday, discarding an Indiana Court of Appeals ruling that had slashed the man’s sentence from 70 years to 30 years in prison.
Indiana Supreme Court justices affirmed a man’s two murder convictions, finding his Miranda rights were not violated and that his sentence was appropriate. However, the high court remanded for a more specific sentencing statement as required.
A former southern Indiana elementary school teacher who pleaded guilty to child molestation in a deal with prosecutors has been sentenced in 90 years behind bars. Under terms of a plea agreement filed in September in Harrison Superior Court, Corey Faith entered pleas to three counts of child molestation and 33 other counts were dropped.
Authorities say a southern Indiana man has been arrested after walking into a school with a pellet gun. Harrison County Prosecutor Otto Schalk said he’s charging 29-year-old Mike Leighty, Jr. of Corydon with felony intimidation and disorderly conduct following his arrest Friday at Corydon Elementary School.
Authorities are now warning those reeling from the floods that ravaged northern and southern Indiana against these scammers.
A sampling of recent incidents includes a 12-year-old boy arrested for writing a threat against his classmates at Greenfield Intermediate School; a teenage girl at Austin High School arrested and charged with juvenile delinquency/intimidation for making threats to “harm others”; and a 17-year-old boy arrested and charged with felony intimidation for writing a threat on a bathroom stall at F.J. Reitz High School in Evansville.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of a planned buyer of a Corydon auto dealership in a dispute that arose after the sale fell through.
A biological mother and father who consented to the adoption of their child cannot 13 years later seek custody. The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court ruling to that effect Friday, finding that to rule otherwise would “lead to a patently absurd result in this case and potentially many others.”
A Harrison County father convicted of having a sexual relationship with his teenage daughter will remain in prison for the rest of his 111-year sentence after the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed his 25 convictions and related sentence on Tuesday.