The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the revocation of a Kentucky man’s previously suspended sentence for an Indiana conviction after he admitted to violating his probation when he tested positive for illegal substances.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have affirmed the placement of a teenage boy in the Indiana Department of Correction, finding he was not provided ineffective assistance of counsel.
An Indiana inmate who says he spent four years in solitary confinement will receive a $425,000 settlement.
A district attorney in Marietta, Georgia, credits her cold case unit for the arrest of a convicted burglar in Indiana in the stabbing of a Georgia woman back in 1991.
With more a third of the individuals from Marion County returning to incarceration within a year of being released, the city of Indianapolis is using a $1 million federal grant to launch a new three-year project to reduce the recidivism rate and improve outcomes.
Two juveniles will remain wards of the Indiana Department of Correction after the Indiana Supreme Court found that while their participation in their modification hearings through Skype violated an administrative rule, it did not cause a fundamental error.
The last of four women charged as teenagers with the 1992 torture murder of a southern Indiana 12-year-old has been released from prison.
A guard at the New Castle Correctional Facility faces official misconduct and trafficking charges after allegedly delivering cellphones and unknown substances to two inmates. Charges were lodged Aug. 29 against 56-year-old Max Catron of New Castle.
A prisoner who filed a complaint against a customer services company after injuring himself in a kitchen slip and fall has had his case reinstated by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel concluded Indiana’s prison mailbox rule had been misinterpreted in dismissal of the man’s case.
Authorities in Indiana say charges have been brought in the separate slayings of two inmates at the Miami Correctional Facility.
Authorities say a prison food employee who was smitten with an Indiana inmate smuggled a wedding ring behind bars. Investigators at the Department of Correction quote 46-year-old Rebecca Landers as saying she was in love with Chad Shackelford and planned to have him move in with her when he’s released in 2022.
The Indiana Department of Correction has confirmed the state doesn’t have the necessary drugs to execute any of the eight men who are on death row.
Police say an inmate at Pendleton Correctional Facility has been fatally stabbed by another inmate.
Police say an inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility has been fatally stabbed by another inmate. Indiana State Police say a preliminary investigation shows 28-year-old Clifford S. Baggett of Florida was stabbed by 44-year-old Tommy P. Holland of Indianapolis.
A pro se prisoner and serial litigator has been barred from making additional civil filings in the Southern District of Indiana unless he pays nearly $5,000 in filing fees. A judge also raised the possibility of a perjury referral for any future violations.
Deficiencies in a pro se prisoner’s appellate filings have once again prevented the Indiana Court of Appeals from considering the man’s argument against an unfavorable trial court judgment.
State correction officials say an inmate who escaped Wednesday from the grounds of the Indiana State Prison has been captured.
Although the $34 billion budget dominated the session, legislators introduced and considered more than 600 bills each in both the Senate and the House. The ones they passed covered a variety of matters, including hate crimes, hemp, gambling, foster parents, electricity generation and, of course, electric scooters.