A man who initially showed signs of wanting to be arrested has lost his argument on appeal that his out-of-state robbery conviction was substantially like the same crime in Indiana, thus qualifying him a serious violent felon.
A Montgomery County man thrown out of his own trial for disruptive conduct has failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that he was wrongly denied his right to be present. But the appellate panel did vacate one of the man’s convictions on double jeopardy grounds.
Relatives of a man fatally shot by an Indiana State trooper near Crawfordsville are demanding answers after police said there was no body or dash camera video of what led up to last week’s shooting along a western Indiana highway.
Authorities say a 55-year-old rural Indiana woman killed her 62-year-old husband at their home and waited the weekend before calling 911 to report his death. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said Sheila Ridenour was arrested Monday on initial charges of murder and failure to report a dead body after she told 911 dispatchers she fatally shot Billy Ridenour on Friday.
Just about everybody cries at weddings, but a woman arrested while driving home from a marriage ceremony was unable to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that the tears she shed “by the second” in the back of the police cruiser falsely elevated the concentration of alcohol in her breath.
Organizers are still trying to raise $30,000 for the new clock tower atop the courthouse in Crawfordsville.
Electronic filing is now available in more than 40 civil and criminal case types in the Montgomery Circuit and Superior Courts. By August 21, e-filing will be mandatory for attorneys in the Montgomery County courts for all subsequent and initial filings in case types that allow it.
Hundreds of Indiana’s least-populated townships face forced mergers with their neighbors in what would be the most significant overhaul of the local governments since a gubernatorial commission called for their elimination a decade ago.
The Indiana State Department of Health says 95 first responder agencies in 34 rural counties will receive opioid overdose antidote kits. The agency announced Wednesday it’s awarding $127,000 in funding to provide nearly 3,400 naloxone kits and training to the first responders.
Work might soon start on building a new clock tower for a western Indiana courthouse more than 70 years after it was removed.
A complaint filed last week in federal court claims the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department falsely told a man that he had a no-contact order against him and was prohibited from seeing his 12-year-old son.
A Montgomery County father’s parental rights have been restored after the Indiana Supreme Court held Friday that lower courts erred in granting and affirming the Department of Child Services’ petition to terminate them.
A central Indiana woman who admitted fatally stabbing her young son and daughter has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
A central Indiana woman who confessed to fatally stabbing her young son and daughter has been released from a hospital and booked into jail.
Montgomery County farmers who claimed work done by a town to improve its stormwater drainage ruined their acreage won reversal Monday of a trial court ruling against them.
A woman who was intoxicated while she attended to business at the courthouse in Crawfordsville lost her appeal of a felony drunken-driving conviction Wednesday.
The Indiana Court of Appeals reversed an order out of Montgomery County regarding custody and parenting time of a boy because that court could not properly exercise jurisdiction. Marion County had exclusive jurisdiction over the custody of the boy.
Four Indiana justices Friday held that a Montgomery Superior judge erred when he struck the plaintiff’s expert witness in a medical malpractice lawsuit and dismissed the suit under Indiana Trial Rules 37(B) and 41(E).