An Indiana prisoner will have time knocked off his sentence after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found a trial court miscalculated his pre-trail confinement credits after one of his multiple offenses was dismissed pursuant to a plea agreement.
Web Exclusive: Meet the judges: LaPorte Superior Judge Stalbrink
LaPorte Superior Court 2 Judge Richard Stalbrink Jr. is the next Hoosier trial court judge to be featured in the Indiana Lawyer spotlight series focused on the state’s judicial officers in more rural communities.Read More
All the buzz: Beekeeping fosters camaraderie among northern Indiana judges
Covered from head to toe in protective fabric and netting, three northern Indiana judges set out in the summer evening toward a buzzing stack of boxes settled against a tree line. The faded brown and green frames are home to thousands upon thousands of honeybees, going about their merry way gathering and storing food.Read More
Lake Michigan shore fight continues in court, Legislature
The years-long struggle between public and private rights along Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline continues in the Indiana Statehouse and in federal court, even as the state marks the two-year anniversary of a landmark Indiana Supreme Court decision that ruled in the public’s favor.Read More
A judge sentenced a northwestern Indiana man to 70 years in prison Tuesday for the torture death of his 4-year-old son he was seen on video punching at least 28 times over two days over potty training.
An elected LaPorte County official did not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that a defamation suit brought against him by the county’s attorney should be dismissed under Indiana’s anti-SLAPP law.
COA reverses for LaPorte Co. prosecutor in defamation case against Michigan City stemming from former mayor’s comments
Michigan City isn’t yet off the hook for the accusatory comments its embattled former mayor made against the LaPorte County prosecutor and his wife following the arrest of the mayor’s stepson.
A 71-year-old woman faces a felony neglect charge and a possible 20-40-year prison sentence after her bedridden, mentally disabled son was brought to a hospital and later died with bed sores impacted with feces, court records state.
A LaPorte County man who fired a shotgun into a pickup truck then argued his action did not trigger precedent was unable to get the Court of Appeals of Indiana to narrow the scope of the previous ruling and overturn his felony conviction.
The Indiana Supreme Court is scheduled to kick off the new year with two oral arguments on the schedule.
A construction worker injured in a building collapse was, in fact, an independent contractor, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has concluded, rejecting an earlier finding that the worker was actually an employee of the company he sued.
A man accused of kidnapping and confining his girlfriend must face felony charges after the Court of Appeals of Indiana reinstated the case against him, finding the trial court misapplied the law in dismissing the charging information.
A motorist who crashed through the Indiana State Prison’s main gate has been charged with drunken driving and criminal trespass, state police said.
A grandfather who was in the process of dissolving his marriage wasn’t at fault when his granddaughter was bitten by his future ex-wife’s dog on their jointly owned property, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Wednesday.
COA reverses sexual battery conviction on issue of first impression, declines to broaden ‘unaware’ prong
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed a man’s sexual battery conviction for touching a woman multiple times after finding it relied on an overly broad interpretation of the sexual battery statute.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a Michigan City man’s convictions for fatally shaking his two-month-old son in 2019 and plotting to kill his wife as he awaited trial in jail.
An Indiana woman charged in her husband’s fatal shooting used an axe to cut off his legs before trying to enlist her two teenage children in a failed plan to burn his remains, authorities said.
The State Budget Committee has approved spending $12 million for engineering and design work on a planned $400 million rebuild of a deteriorating state prison in northwest Indiana.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana has filed a complaint in federal court against a Michigan City apartment complex, claiming the “discriminatory practices” of the residential provider deprived a Hoosier family of a place to live.
Despite the trial court’s erroneous failure to consider a woman’s history as a victim of human trafficking, her 14-year sentence on felony charges is not inappropriate, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
Numerous longtime Indiana jurists were certified as first-time senior judges last week by the Indiana Supreme Court.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a LaPorte County juvenile’s sentence and conviction after he admitted to accidentally shooting and killing a friend.
Michigan City’s mayor has fired his fire chief and deputy fire chief after an off-duty incident now under investigation by the Indiana State Police.