A northern Indiana man who planned and executed the robbery of a home after being invited to stay at the residence has lost his appeal of his convictions and sentence before the Indiana Court of Appeals.
After a man argued that prior threats he made against a man he repeatedly shot at two months later should not have been admitted as evidence, the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded that even if the admission of the threats was error, it would have been harmless.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed summary judgment for a Gary police officer accused of misusing his police privileges to investigate a confidential informant after finding the city’s complaint against the officer was not untimely filed.
A Munster church failed to persuade the Indiana Court of Appeals that a wrongful death lawsuit against the church, brought after a babysitter died in the home of the church’s pastors, should have been dismissed.
A man who intentionally drove a vehicle into gas pumps during an argument with his son will have two of his convictions thrown out after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined those convictions were based on the same evidence as other similar convictions and, thus, violated double jeopardy.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed a man’s felony conviction of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon after determining the Illinois aggravated battery statute used to establish the man as a serious violent felon is not substantially similar to the same statute in Indiana.
A split panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court ruling that data the state collects on workers’ compensation insurance is confidential, but a dissenting judge called the majority’s decision “an open invitation to erode the transparency of governmental affairs.”
Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis T. Hill Jr. sailed to a resounding victory in the Indiana attorney general race Nov. 8, and voters retained four Court of Appeals judges by wide margins.
A recently completed poll of Indiana State Bar Association members shows strong support for the four Indiana Court of Appeals judges seeking retention in the Nov. 8 general election.
A state trooper’s recollection of a woman’s name on a national drug registry does not provide an independent basis of reasonable suspicion justifying him to investigate more than a seat belt violation that initiated the traffic stop, the Indiana Court of Appeals held in a 2-1 decision. As such, the judges reversed the woman’s motion to suppress evidence that led to a drug charge.
Indiana’s state courts have established a website with information about four Indiana Court of Appeals judges facing retention on the November ballot.
The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld an Ohio man’s 180-day jail sentence for misdemeanor battery against his ex-wife, noting he showed no remorse regarding two previous domestic violence-related convictions.
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in a split decision the state’s Hospital Lien Act allows an uninsured hospital patient to negotiate the terms of his contract with the hospital after a man was charged more than $600,000 for a nearly three-month stay.
In a matter of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals was divided Thursday over whether a man’s civil forfeiture action that stemmed from a drug bust should have been expunged in addition to his criminal record in the matter.
Because there are genuine issues of material fact as to the fair market value of a property at the time of sale and the true amount of indebtedness on a promissory note, a trial court erred in granting summary judgment in favor a bank on its foreclosure action, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
The wife of an Indiana Court of Appeals judge is accused of sending her husband threatening messages in a scheme to make it appear that their son-in-law was terrorizing the family.
A Steuben Circuit Court committed reversible error when it failed to admit into evidence an exhibit purporting to show that a borrower had repaid a $650,000 promissory note, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
A judge who ruled against opponents of the conversion of a former coal-fired energy plant in Jasper abused her discretion on a series of matters, the Indiana Court of Appeals held Monday in reversing a bench trial that found for the city.
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday that just because a worker injured on the job reaches the maximum amount of compensation allowed by state statute, that doesn’t mean that future care won’t be needed, and that may warrant additional payments in order to continue treating pain or injury from the underlying accident.