Two Indiana law enforcement officers are facing new federal charges after being indicted by a grand jury on excessive force and obstruction of justice claims.
Making the best: Adoptive families find new ways to celebrate as in-court ceremonies are called off
With in-person proceedings largely called off, adoptive families have had to adjust their plans. But as long as a case is uncontested, lawyers say judges have been willing to hold final hearings via Zoom or other platforms to give these families a sense of finality. And in some cases, adoptions in the age of COVID-19 have become a cause for community celebration.Read More
An Indiana man wasn’t wrongfully ordered to register under the Sex and Violent Offender Registration Act by a juvenile court after he turned 18, a split Court of Appeals of Indiana panel has concluded.
Interstate custody battle creates UCCJEA precedent: Photos and recordings kept by woman convinced Indiana court to decline jurisdiction
In March of 2021, Aubrey Shoemaker grabbed her child and fled from Indiana to the safety of her family in Alabama. The next day, she walked into an Alabama courthouse and filed a petition for an order of protection against her husband, Austin Shoemaker. Three days later, Austin filed for divorce and emergency custody of his child in Henry Circuit Court. Thus started a fight that initially involved two trial courts in different states issuing conflicting orders.
Two police officers fatally shot a suspect early Tuesday outside an eastern Indiana convenience store while investigating an incident in which a man was shot dead at his front door, authorities said.
The Indiana Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a tax trade publication that sought disclosure of tax dollars and incentives Indianapolis and the state offered Amazon in the city’s failed attempt to lure the online retail giant’s coveted second headquarters project known as HQ2.
A central Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to killing her mother, whose body was found wrapped in plastic two weeks after she was suffocated inside her apartment.
A foreclosure dispute over a Middletown home is headed back to the trial court in Henry County after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined an order granting immediate possession of the home to its seller was erroneous.
The former police chief of Knightstown and now a candidate for the town council is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Knightstown for banning him and more than 20 other community members from posting comments on the local police department’s Facebook page.
One of two inmates who escaped from an eastern Indiana jail remained at large Thursday morning, authorities said.
A bill that would set statewide standards for large wind and solar projects in Indiana passed a House committee on Wednesday morning, following a passionate debate between renewable energy advocates and a group of residents and local officials who said the bill would take away local control.
A Henry County mother will get the opportunity to challenge the voluntary relinquishment of her parental rights after the Indiana Court of Appeals found that she was not given a proper advisement before signing a relinquishment form.
A man who was among a group of armed, masked people who entered a house around 3 a.m. on a November morning four years ago leading to a fatal gun battle lost his appeal of murder and attempted murder convictions Monday.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for the second day in a row.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 2,519 new COVID-19 cases, the third-highest number reported so far in the daily report. The seven-day average of daily cases reached the highest point since the pandemic began.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported another all-time daily high of 2,328 new COVID-19 cases, topping the previous high of 1,962 set Thursday. Friday’s number, however, contained “approximately 300 cases whose reporting was delayed due to a technical issue over the past few days,” the department said.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,499 new COVID-19 cases. The number is an all-time high for cases in the daily report from the health department, but it includes the addition of 462 older positive cases resulting from a corrected laboratory reporting error.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,046 new COVID-19 case, the fifth time in the last eight days that new cases have exceeded 1,000.
Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court have split over the denial of a New Castle man’s appeal to the high court after he was found guilty of forcibly resisting law enforcement. Three of the five justices voted to deny the petition to transfer.
A second round of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law students have been dispatched across the state this summer to assist rural county judges through a judicial clerkship program, despite setbacks caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.