Senior judges are presiding over trial courts in two northern Indiana counties due to judicial vacancies resulting from the death of a judge and another’s inability to serve due for health reasons.
A mother was wrongly denied her petition for visitation with her daughter who is the subject of a guardianship, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The appellate court remanded the case to give the mother her day in court.
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.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 2,519 new COVID-19 cases, the third-highest number reported so far in the daily report. The seven-day average of daily cases reached the highest point since the pandemic began.
A woman convicted of disorderly conduct as police intervened in a neighbor’s domestic dispute secured a reversal Wednesday, with the Indiana Court of Appeals finding the woman’s right to free political expression under the state Constitution had been violated.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported another all-time daily high of 2,328 new COVID-19 cases, topping the previous high of 1,962 set Thursday. Friday’s number, however, contained “approximately 300 cases whose reporting was delayed due to a technical issue over the past few days,” the department said.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,499 new COVID-19 cases. The number is an all-time high for cases in the daily report from the health department, but it includes the addition of 462 older positive cases resulting from a corrected laboratory reporting error.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,046 new COVID-19 case, the fifth time in the last eight days that new cases have exceeded 1,000.
A divided appellate panel Wednesday overturned the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board’s final decisions that three contracts negotiated and ratified by Indiana teachers unions and their respective school employers did not comply with state law.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 884 new COVID-19 cases, sending total cases in the state past 75,000 since the beginning of the pandemic. The state also reported 25 new deaths due to COVID-19, the highest number of deaths in a daily report since June 11.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,051 new COVID-19 cases, an all-time daily high.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 740 new COVID-19 cases, the ninth time in the past 10 days that new cases have exceeded 600.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday said the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen to 38,033. That marks an increase of 410 cases over the cumulative number — 37,623 — the department reported on Monday.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday said the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen to 36,578. That marks an increase of 482 cases over the cumulative number — 36,096 — the department reported on Thursday.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday said the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen to 35,712, following an increase of 475 cases.
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.