A lawsuit against a hospital over a former employee who accessed confidential medical records without authorization will be heard by the Indiana Supreme Court.
Family ties: Reunification celebration spotlights families who achieve stability
Although many may be skeptical of parents whose children are removed from their care, statistics show that nearly 67% of Hoosier youths exit foster care and are successfully reunited with their moms and dads. Those stories of resilience inspired the Marion Superior Court Juvenile Division and the Marion County Public Defender Agency to celebrate National Reunification Month for the first time in Indiana.Read More
A gift in tough times: Juvenile probation departments deliver for young clients, families
Chief probation officer Christine Kerl and her team from the juvenile division of the Marion Superior Court Probation Department fanned out to Dollar Tree stores across Indianapolis earlier this spring and loaded their carts with items for families to enjoy together during these trying and tiring times.Read More
Virtually empty: Courts try to keep dockets moving amid pandemic
Like the rest of the world, the judiciary has been walking a tightrope for the last six weeks, trying to keep courts open while protecting judges, staff, lawyers, litigants and the public from COVID-19 exposure.Read More
Coronavirus update: Indiana Supreme Court issues 5 orders giving flexibility
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
The Assessment Intervention Center, the first completed building at the new Community Justice Campus in Marion County, is set to open next week.
Interviews of applicants to fill a vacancy that will occur on the Marion Superior Court when Judge Lisa Borges retires have been scheduled for next month, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Monday.
A Marion County man’s resisting arrest conviction for refusing to remove his hands from his pockets presented legitimate questions about the element of force required for such a crime, the Indiana Court of Appeals observed in a Thursday reversal.
An Indianapolis man’s conviction on six counts of possession of child pornography was affirmed Thursday when the Indiana Court of Appeals rejected his claims that the evidence was insufficient and that his convictions violated his constitutional protections against double jeopardy.
Businesses in a northern Indiana county could now face fines if they fail to enforce a county mask order requiring employees of businesses to wear masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The move comes as the number of Indiana counties having a heightened risk of COVID-19 rose.
Attorneys for the family of a 21-year-old Black man who was shot and killed in May by an Indianapolis police officer blasted the investigation on Saturday, saying a more thorough one could have led the grand jury to return a criminal indictment against the officer.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett on Thursday rolled out a new set of business and social-gathering restrictions for Marion County in response to a rising wave of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
A grand jury has declined to indict an Indianapolis police officer who fatally shot a man in May during a foot chase after police said the 21-year-old exchanged gunfire with the officer.
Three Marion County magistrates have been appointed to fill vacancies that will open next year on the Marion Superior Court bench, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced.
A woman who was strip searched while being processed at the Marion County Jail, turning up a small packet of cocaine on her breast, lost her drug-conviction appeal Friday. The newest member of the Indiana Court of Appeals dissented, warning the majority’s holding in the case “would render per se reasonable a strip search of every person being processed for a substance offense, no matter how minor.”
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for the second day in a row.
Republicans in the Indiana House and Senate will retain or build on their supermajorities in both houses of the state Legislature, according to projections of unofficial statewide election results.
Outgoing Republican Rep. Susan Brooks on Tuesday night appeared alongside fellow Republican Victoria Spartz at her campaign event in Carmel and declared Spartz the winner in the hard-fought race against Democrat Christina Hale to succeed Brooks in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District. Hale, however, declined to concede Tuesday night.
Indiana has received more than $5 million in federal funding to combat violent crime, including money designated for curbing crime in Indianapolis, where annual homicides have reached record levels.
Following several failed attempts to interview a confidential informant without compromising the informant’s identity, the Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed an order requiring the CI to have a face-to-face interview with opposing counsel.
The flood of Indiana voters choosing mail-in ballots or heading to early voting sites has kept up as the final votes are being cast in this year’s election. The volume could delay final results on Election Night.
In a dispute between a property owner and an association of property owners over a sewage mishap, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the even though the association was not negligent, it still breached its contract.
Democratic Indiana attorney general candidate Jonathan Weinzapfel is calling for the full legalization of marijuana in Indiana, saying the time has come for the state to take a “common sense” approach to the substance.
A major political analyst has changed the outlook for Indiana’s 5th Congressional District from toss-up to “tilt Democrat.” Inside Elections made the rating change this week for the tight race between Republican state Sen. Victoria Spartz and former Democratic state lawmaker Christina Hale.