A man convicted of a northern Indiana triple slaying will continue to serve a life sentence after the Indiana Supreme Court rejected his challenges to his convictions and sentence.
A man convicted of killing a central Indiana woman and her 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison after a federal appeals court threw out his death sentence.
A man convicted of killing a central Indiana woman and her 4-year-old daughter faces resentencing next month after federal courts threw out his death sentence.
A Lebanon man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the fatal shooting of a Boone County sheriff's deputy.
A man who was sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting a northwestern Indiana police officer in 2014 has withdrawn his effort to challenge his conviction. Carl Le’Ellis Blount filed a petition last year alleging Lake County prosecutors threatened him to get him to plead guilty to murder in the shooting death of Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield, but he asked to withdraw his petition in April.
A 24-year-old Evansville man convicted of two counts each of murder and robbery for killing two people has avoided a life sentence but still could spend his remaining years in prison. Tippecanoe Superior Judge Randy Williams ruled Friday a life sentence for Deshay Hackner would contradict the penal system’s goals of rehabilitation.
Jurors have deadlocked on whether to recommend a sentence of life in prison for a 24-year-old Evansville man convicted of murder and robbery in the 2017 slayings of two people in southwest Indiana. Jurors were dismissed Thursday after deadlocking on the question. They convicted Deshay Hackner on Wednesday in the deaths of 29-year-old Dewone Broomfield and his girlfriend, 28-year-old Mary Woodruff.
A northern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder on the same day jury selection was set to begin in his third trial in a triple-murder case.
Federal prosecutors in Indiana say a man has received a life sentence for sexually exploiting three children, including a young girl in Ireland. U.S. prosecutors said Thursday that 37-year-old Ricky Dean Clark was sentenced to a life term without a chance for parole for offenses involving sexual exploitation, coercion and enticement of a child and child pornography.
The Indiana Supreme Court is set to hear argument in several cases this week, including a man’s post-conviction appeal of his three separate sentences for murder in Floyd County.
Indiana Supreme Court justices affirmed a man’s two murder convictions, finding his Miranda rights were not violated and that his sentence was appropriate. However, the high court remanded for a more specific sentencing statement as required.
Indiana’s high court is taking up the appeal of a man sentenced to life in prison without parole for the stabbing deaths of three people in northwestern Indiana.
Two men convicted for the 2000 murder of a 73-year-old man have once again lost their appeal to reverse their life sentences after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals found the sentences were reasonable, despite the men’s unfortunate upbringings.
A man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend in southwestern Indiana. Isaiah Hagan was sentenced Thursday for murder, robbery and obstruction of justice convictions in connection with the April 2017 slaying of Halee Rathgeber.
A man has been convicted of murder, robbery and obstruction of justice in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend, a student at the University of Southern Indiana. A jury returned the verdict Monday in the case against 23-year-old Isaiah Hagan.
A southern Indiana man convicted of murder in the shooting death of a man at a power plant will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Indiana Supreme Court upheld his sentence of life without parole.
In a 3-2 decision Tuesday, the Indiana Supreme Court reduced a life without parole sentence for an offender convicted of murder at 17, finding LWOP sentences should be reserved for the most “heinous” juvenile offenders. The dissenting justices, however, found the nature of the crime in question warranted a life sentence.
After determining that a ban on mandatory life without parole sentences for juvenile offenders does not apply in situations in which the juvenile offender agreed to life without parole as part of a plea agreement, the Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a life sentence for one of only four Indiana juveniles ever to receive that sentence.
A man convicted as one of the masterminds of a deadly conspiracy to blow up a home on the south side of Indianapolis and collect the insurance money will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Indiana Supreme Court affirmed his murder convictions and the constitutionality of Indiana’s life without parole statute.