Coronavirus update: Restrictions delay Marion County Prosecutor’s Office hearing dates, crime prevention programs
Cases handled by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office continue to be rescheduled or continued as the Indianapolis courts adjust operations in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Panel favors retention of all 13 Marion Superior judges
The Marion County Judicial Selection Committee has unanimously voted to recommend retention of all 13 Marion Superior judges whose names will be on the ballot in November.Read More
Judges portrayed as aggressors in gunman’s self-defense claim
Did Brandon Kaiser pull the trigger on two Indiana judges only after they attacked him and placed him in fear for his life? He claims in court filings they did. But even as the judges involved in the now-infamous brawl have retaken the bench after brief suspensions, video that could prove conclusive remains under a court seal.Read More
Man charged in judges’ shooting claims self-defense, says judges were aggressors
The man charged with shooting two southern Indiana judges outside an Indianapolis fast food restaurant last year claimed in a Tuesday court filing that he acted in self-defense. The notice of affirmative defense also alleges the judges were the aggressors as alleged gunman Brandon Kaiser and his nephew, Alfredo Vazquez, were stopping to eat at a downtown White Castle, where the shooting took place in the parking lot.Read More
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 981 after the emergence of 336 more cases. The death toll in the state has risen to 24, up from 17 the previous day.
The number of presumptive Indiana coronavirus cases rose to 645, the Indiana State Department of Health reported Thursday morning, up from 477 a day earlier. Three additional deaths were reported, bringing the statewide toll to 17.
The application deadline for three Marion County judicial vacancies has been extended to June 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Wednesday. Interviews of potential Indianapolis judges likewise are expected to be delayed until late summer or early fall.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 477 after the emergence of 112 more cases. The statewide death toll overnight rose from 12 Tuesday to 14.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 79 after the emergence of 23 more cases. The death toll in the state remained at two.
A visitor who was present during a home detention check that resulted in the discovery of illegal drugs and ended with him in handcuffs secured a reversal from the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday. The court found officers lacked probable cause to search the man and reversed his denied motion to suppress.
The 13 Indianapolis judges who were recommended for retention March 9 were asked to opine on a variety of judicial issues, from civility to diversity to the new Marion County Community Justice Center and more.
A 19-year-old man who pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a prominent Indianapolis doctor was sentenced to 50 years in prison after telling a judge that he “got railroaded.”
A northern Indiana man has been charged in the 2000 killing of a man found dead in an Indianapolis hotel room after his DNA matched DNA found beneath the victim’s fingernails, prosecutors said.
An Indianapolis teenager charged as an adult pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of murder in the August shooting deaths of two siblings.
A trial that had been scheduled to begin next Monday has been continued until mid-April for the alleged gunman who plans to claim self-defense in the shooting of two southern Indiana judges last year.
Three traditional-marriage organizations challenging the amendment to Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act are asking the Indiana Court of Appeals for relief, asserting they have standing to sue four cities that have enacted anti-discrimination ordinances.
An inspection of a controversial Charlestown zoo will continue as scheduled this weekend after an Indianapolis judge denied a motion to stay the inspection until the identities of the inspectors are revealed.
After a settlement conference was unsuccessful, oral arguments have been rescheduled for Tuesday in the case involving the former teacher at Cathedral Catholic High School in Indianapolis who was fired for being in a same-sex marriage.
A panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals again denied relief to a man left permanently disabled in a drunken-driving crash, but the panel in a brief opinion on rehearing issued Wednesday corrected a prior statement of fact in the case.
City leaders can look southeast out the top floors of the City-County Building and see the Community Justice Campus taking shape in the Twin Aire neighborhood. Today, officials are just six months from a tentative opening for the first piece of the project, the 37,000-square-foot Assessment and Intervention Center.
A controversial Charlestown zoo whose owner has already lost his federal exhibitor’s license has been ordered to comply with a state inspection on Friday and Saturday.
A mother will have sole legal custody of her children after the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded a trial court erred in awarding joint legal custody between two warring parents.
A man convicted of obstruction of justice following the murder of his stepmom did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that his conviction should be vacated based on a detective’s false testimony.