A man has been convicted of murder in the death of woman who was found strangled and stabbed inside an Indianapolis church, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Two candidates — Republican Cynthia “Cyndi” V. Carrasco and incumbent Democrat Ryan Mears — will vie for the position of Marion County prosecutor this November.
A life without parole sentence is off the table for a man standing trial for the 2017 fatal shooting of an Indiana police office.
The Indiana Supreme Court has appointed a judge pro tempore for Johnson Superior Court 3 as the current judge steps down from the bench to run for prosecutor. Meanwhile, a judge pro tem just appointed in the Marion Superior Court has been relieved of her duties following an official judicial appointment.
A man has been convicted in the 2020 fatal shooting of a woman who was found dead in an idling car parked outside downtown Indianapolis’ main municipal building.
Marion Superior Magistrate Judge Danielle P. Gaughan has been named the new Marion Superior Court judge, succeeding Mark Jones, who resigned from the bench Jan. 8.
Republican candidate for Marion County prosecutor Cynthia “Cyndi” V. Carrasco is joining the Indianapolis law firm of Riley Bennett Egloff LLP as of counsel, the firm announced this week. Carrasco will work with the firm’s government affairs practice group, according to a news release.
The winter storm predicted to dump several inches of snow on Indiana is disrupting courts around the Hoosier State, causing cancellations of some proceedings and closing courthouses.
Finding that Indianapolis Public Schools is not immune from liability under the Indiana Tort Claims Act, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has revived a lawsuit brought by the parents of a first grader who was prevented from boarding the school bus and forced to walk home.
An Indianapolis man whose son was bit by a neighbor’s pit bull was not able to overcome precedent in trying to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana to hold the landlord liable for the injury.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed for a general contractor after it found the Marion Superior Court erroneously awarded a mortgage servicer judgment in a breach-of-contract dispute.
An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the 2018 fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in a bathtub at the gunman’s home.
Senior judge and former head of the Indiana Department of Child Services Mary Beth Bonaventura has been appointed judge pro tempore to fill a vacancy in Marion Superior Court 15, starting Feb. 7 and continuing until further order from the Indiana Supreme Court.
When Indianapolis’ Assessment and Intervention Center opened in December 2020, it did so in the middle of the construction site that has become the Community Justice Campus, during what was then the deadliest and most infectious month of the pandemic. Since then, the AIC, originally intended to divert low-level, nonviolent offenders from Marion County’s criminal justice apparatus, has conducted more than 1,700 assessments for Indianapolis residents struggling with mental health or substance abuse disorders.
A man has been sentenced to 110 years in prison for the fatal 2019 shootings of two people outside an Indianapolis strip club.
COA upholds disclosure of voting integrity docs, also orders secretary of state to pay appellate attorney fees
A nonprofit that secured judgment against the Indiana secretary of state after documents related to election security were withheld has also been awarded appellate attorney fees.
The Marion Circuit and Superior Courts are suspending all jury trials until the end of January because of the ongoing surge in COVID-19 illnesses, with nearly 100 court personnel testing positive for the coronavirus.
The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee has endorsed five criminal justice bills aimed at reducing violent crime.