A man accused of fatally shooting a western Indiana police officer during an ambush outside an FBI field office has a history of mental health conditions, his attorneys said in court Friday.
The Indiana Judicial Conference is seeking feedback on proposed changes to rules governing specialty courts.
As problem-solving courts continue to expand across Indiana, Allen County is introducing a new program into the state’s suite of specialty courts. Launched in August, the Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Court in northeastern Indiana is the first of its kind in the state.
As Indiana’s 100th problem-solving court begins operations in Pulaski County, jurists presiding over the 99 established courts praise the problem-solving initiative as an innovative approach to addressing personal and societal woes.
Indianapolis police are testing a new screening tool that’s intended to divert people suffering from mental illness to treatment and care, rather than sending them to jail.
A northwestern Indiana county is preparing to become just the fourth in the state to operate a court specifically designed to treat the needs of nonviolent mentally ill offenders.
A Gary woman jailed on neglect charges after her two young children died in a March apartment building fire is seeking additional mental health treatment.
A northwest Indiana county is moving forward with creating a court to adjudicate cases involving mentally ill individuals.
A man who challenged his ongoing commitment to a mental health facility got a partial victory in that the trial court has been ordered to review his medication to determine if it is substantially benefiting him.