A man convicted of manslaughter after a brawl at a county fair will get a new trial, although one appellate judge would uphold his conviction and sentence.
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A judge has cut short the probation for an Indiana state legislator who pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges after police say he crashed his pickup truck through an interstate highway guardrail and drove away.
A Marion County judge will hear arguments next month over whether to suspend an Indiana law that U.S. Senate candidate John Rust says unfairly precludes him from appearing on the ballot.
Republican state Rep. Jim Lucas was cooperative — even joking, at times — with police after he was arrested in May for driving under the influence, new body camera footage shows.
Indiana state Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, has entered into a plea agreement for Class C operating a vehicle while intoxicated and Class B leaving the scene of an accident charges following his early-morning crash and arrest in Jackson County in May.
An Indiana state lawmaker’s pickup truck veered down a hill, through an interstate guardrail and across traffic lanes in a crash that led to his arrest last week on suspicion of drunken driving, according to a police report.
Indiana State Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, is facing OWI and leaving the scene charges after being arrested following an early morning crash Wednesday.
A man with a history of mental illness died after 20 days locked away, naked, in a windowless, isolation cell at a southern Indiana jail, where he lost nearly 45 pounds and didn’t receive necessary care, a federal lawsuit alleges.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed a trial court’s custody order barring a father from discussing religion with his daughter.
A Seymour attorney has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana for knowingly making false statements about a judge’s qualifications.
The family of a Louisville woman who died this past summer at a Seymour hospital after she was allegedly denied treatment at the Jackson County Jail for severe illness has filed a lawsuit against agency members in federal court.
Indiana Supreme Court justices reversed Friday in a dispute between two siblings over a provision in their late mother’s trust regarding her son, holding the provision was not an unlawful restraint on marriage.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have granted transfer in a case involving a sibling dispute over their late mother’s trust.
Funeral services have been set for a state legislator from southern Indiana who died over the weekend.
A ride operator at a southern Indiana county’s fair has been charged with murder following the death of a man who fell unconscious during a closing time brawl, authorities said.
More than a dozen students from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law will take part in a program for law students this summer to assist rural county judges.
A prosecutor has determined that the use of deadly force in the fatal police shooting of a man who pointed a gun at officers in southern Indiana was justified.
A woman whose request for appointed counsel was denied will receive a new trial on her misdemeanor marijuana conviction after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined her constitutional right to counsel was violated.
Police fatally shot a central Indiana man after he allegedly fled from officers and fired at them, leading to an hours-long standoff that ended when he was shot as he picked up a rifle.
Lifting an injunction issued by a federal court, a divided panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled that a Nativity scene on the grounds of the Jackson County Courthouse in Brownstown is not unconstitutional under a 2019 case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.