Democrat Paul Steury has been confirmed as the party’s candidate for the special election to complete the congressional term of Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski following her death in a northern Indiana highway crash.
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Shared experiences bring people together. That’s particularly true of the members of the Rudy Lozano Bar Association, a northwest Indiana group dedicated to serving Latino legal professionals. Formerly known as the Northwest Indiana Hispanic Bar Association, the group filed articles of incorporation under its new name in February 2020. Its namesake is the late federal Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Lozano, who died in July 2018.
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With two vacancies now on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, President Donald Trump’s nominee for an Indiana seat faced tough questioning on Capitol Hill while bar and civil rights groups called for change on the Chicago-based court, the only all-white federal appeals bench in the nation.Read More
A former state representative who resigned her seat weeks after being reelected, a current state representative who lost in the May 2022 primary and a former Indiana attorney general who was suspended from the practice of law for one month over allegations of sexual misconduct are among those who have filed so far to run as the Republican candidate for Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District.
Northern Indiana residents have failed in another attempt to do away with a local city “welcoming ordinance” — this time in the city of East Chicago — after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found that, like another attempt to remove such an ordinance in Gary, the plaintiffs ultimately lacked standing to bring their claim.
The special election to fill the now-vacant congressional seat in Indiana’s 2nd District following the death of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski will coincide with the Nov. 8 general election, and the candidates to finish out her term will be announced by the end of the month.
The former president of a Fort Wayne business that portrayed itself as an environmental services company providing waste management services has been sentenced in federal court, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
A former Forest River employee will get a second chance to make his claim that the recreational vehicle maker constructively discharged him by refusing to address age-based harassment after a split 7th Circuit Court of Appeals revived the case and sent it back to the Northern Indiana District Court. However, one judge dissented, asserting, “there was not enough ‘constructive’ in the plaintiff’s constructive discharge claim.”
A northern Indiana man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on child neglect charges stemming from the shooting death of his 1-year-old son by the boy’s 4-year-old sibling.
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.
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.