The Indiana Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of a northern Indiana man who was sentenced to 65 years in prison for the beating death of a 2-year-old left in his care. Justices denied a transfer petition sought in the case of Trevor Wert v. State of Indiana, 19A-CR-92, in which the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Trevor Wert’s murder conviction in the beating death of Railee Ewing.
A northeastern Indiana man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for seriously injuring a police officer while fleeing authorities. Kevin J. Turner, 53, Huntertown, had pleaded guilty to three felony charges, including resisting law enforcement, for the October incident involving Kendallville police Officer Blake Kugler.
An Elkhart police officer charged with battery of a suspect is asking for his case to be moved to another county so he can receive a fair trial. Joshua Titus asked Elkhart Superior Judge Charles Wicks to move his trial to Noble County.
A 42-year-old Albion man has pleaded guilty to murder in the battering death of a 2½-year-old girl he was babysitting. Trevor Wert entered the plea last week in Noble Superior Court after admitting to striking Railee Ewing's head and face multiple times and kicking her in the buttocks as she was trying to leave a bathroom, sending her into the bathroom door frame.
Indiana Supreme Court justices on Wednesday ruled that trial courts have jurisdiction to grant specialized driving privileges as relief from driver’s license suspensions imposed in other counties.
A northeastern Indiana man has been charged with murder and child molesting in the battering death of a 2½-year-old girl he was babysitting.
The Indiana Tax Court affirmed an Indiana Board of Tax Review’s determination that evidence presented to reduce a property’s assessment of improvements was not probative of the property’s 2016 market value-in-use.
Two senior judges will begin serving as Noble County judges pro tempore this month after the sitting circuit court judge announced he will be temporarily unavailable to perform his duties.
A retired Noble County judge will begin serving as a judge pro tempore in the LaGrange Circuit Court after the sitting judge retires later this year.
Authorities are now warning those reeling from the floods that ravaged northern and southern Indiana against these scammers.
Getting into debt is easy, but people who fall behind in payments can find themselves fending off aggressive debt collectors, acquiescing courts and even incarceration.
A northern Indiana man whose driving privileges were suspended for life in Noble County must petition the court in that county for specialized driving privileges, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
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.
Northern Indiana judges and lawyers may now apply to succeed long-serving Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes, Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush announced Wednesday.
A trial court erred in ordering a new trial after a jury returned a general verdict in favor of the estate of an electrician who wired a barn where a teenager was electrocuted in 2010, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.