A northern Indiana man’s constitutional rights weren’t violated when a trial court admitted a statement from a dead witness into evidence, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
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A pair of northern Indiana gang leaders who were sentenced to life in prison for their roles in gang-related murders and drug activity have failed in their challenges to their convictions and sentences at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
A northern Indiana woman has been charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old girl who died days after she was shot while sitting in a car with her boyfriend, authorities said.
A northern Indiana man charged in a June hit-and-run crash that killed one teenager and injured a second faces more serious charges.
Two northeastern Indiana police officers were stabbed Monday morning by a man they were trying to take into custody, police said.
Work is poised to start on a new $94 million courthouse for northern Indiana’s Elkhart County that will consolidate a court system now split between buildings in the cities of Goshen and Elkhart.
In reviewing the comments made to a barber about a newly hired baseball coach, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals found the Northern Indiana District Court did not commit an error when the lower court determined the chatter was not an indication of age discrimination in the hiring process.
Funds amounting to $370,639 were granted to the Northern District of Indiana to help hire additional law enforcement officers in three cities, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana Clifford D. Johnson announced Thursday.
An inmate died after suffering severe injuries at a northern Indiana prison and his death is being investigated as a homicide, state police said Thursday.
A northern Indiana man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for an attempted robbery in which a 16-year-old boy who was his accomplice was fatally shot by their intended victim.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the Northern Indiana District Court that a federal agent’s explanations were plausible and he was “at worst, negligent…” when he obtained a search warrant by telling a magistrate judge a controlled delivery of drugs would be made and then told the magistrate judge the illegal drugs had been recovered even though no drugs had ever been delivered or retrieved.
A judicial vacancy in Northern Indiana has prompted the St. Joseph County Judicial Nominating Commission to start the process of selecting a new superior court judge, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Friday.
Two northern Indiana lawyers have been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Indiana.
A northern Indiana businessman who pleaded guilty to securities fraud in a Ponzi-like scheme has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.
Police are investigating the slaying of an 82-year-old woman whose stabbing death inside her lakeside home is the first homicide in several years in a northeastern Indiana county.
A split Indiana Court of Appeals panel has affirmed judgment for Michigan City after a cyclist was injured on a city street, finding the city was immune from the cyclist’s negligence claim. A dissenting judge, however, would have reversed on the issue of immunity.
Recreational vehicle dealers that failed to pay for more than a dozen RVs before their northern Indiana manufacturer called it quits must pay a secured creditor’s assignee for the RVs purchase prices, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
7th Circuit reverses conspiracy convictions for trustee’s administrative assistant in official misconduct case
The administrative assistant to the former Calumet Township Trustee who pled guilty to federal charges has had her own convictions related to wire fraud reversed after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals found she should have been granted a mistrial on Fourth Amendment grounds.
Indiana courts will soon be required to recognize court orders from the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians after Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill extending full faith and credit to the tribal courts.
The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit Monday against Westforth Sports in Gary, alleging the retailer has “engaged in a pattern of illegal sales that has resulted in the flow of hundreds, if not thousands, is illegal firearms” across state lines and into the Windy City.