The hearing officer presiding over the attorney discipline case against Attorney General Curtis Hill is recommending a 60-day suspension of Hill’s law license, without automatic reinstatement. But how that recommendation might affect Hill’s status as AG or his re-election campaign remains to be seen.
The hearing officer presiding over Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s discipline case has recommended that the state’s highest-ranking attorney serve a two-month suspension without automatic reinstatement for violations of two professional conduct rules related to sexual misconduct allegations against him.
A former southern Indiana police chief and one of his top officers face ghost employment and other charges for allegedly working other jobs while they were on duty, Indiana State Police said Wednesday.
An elected northwest Indiana official has been arrested on six domestic battery charges alleging he battered his pregnant girlfriend several times dating back to last June.
Hamilton County chief deputy treasurer Kim Good is pursuing defamation charges against a former co-worker who claimed Good engaged in nepotism and fired her to cover it up.
Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that he abused power like no other president in history, swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani.
A northern Indiana city’s police department has a reputation for the rough treatment of residents and offending officers are seldom held accountable, according to an external review conducted following the release of video showing two officers repeatedly punching a handcuffed man.
The 2019 Michigan City mayoral election is facing a controversial legal undercurrent as felony charges remain pending against Mayor Ron Meer. But as the LaPorte County court system searches for a judge who can take the case, Meer is alleging an “untenable conflict of interest” and possible political motivations should remove the proceedings from the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office.
Indiana residents soon could have a hotline for reporting improper or illegal spending and other suspected corruption by local government officials, if lawmakers approve a proposal being drafted by a legislative committee.
An Indianapolis police officer that punched a 17-year-old outside an Indianapolis high school last month now faces criminal charges.
A former Indianapolis Bond Bank employee has been sentenced to 545 days in prison after pleading guilty to two felony counts of theft and agreeing to pay $340,791 in restitution to the bank, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday.
A guard at the New Castle Correctional Facility faces official misconduct and trafficking charges after allegedly delivering cellphones and unknown substances to two inmates. Charges were lodged Aug. 29 against 56-year-old Max Catron of New Castle.
A St. Joseph County lab assistant has been fired after he was arrested on suspicion of selling clean urine to people on probation who are subject to drug testing, the county courts said in a statement. Raymontow Davis was fired after his arrest Tuesday, the St. Joseph Circuit Court said in a press release Thursday afternoon.
An employee with a northern Indiana probation department allegedly sold clean drug screenings to people on probation. Thirty-four-year-old Raymontow Davis was charged Wednesday with bribery and official misconduct. He’s being held without bond, pending a Thursday initial hearing.
Authorities say a prison food employee who was smitten with an Indiana inmate smuggled a wedding ring behind bars. Investigators at the Department of Correction quote 46-year-old Rebecca Landers as saying she was in love with Chad Shackelford and planned to have him move in with her when he’s released in 2022.
The Indiana Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases last week including a class action against a Mishawaka car dealership. The court rejected about four dozen other appeal petitions, including a child in need of services case that sparked outspoken division between the justices.
A Muncie city official and a local contractor have been indicted on federal charges that are the latest to come out of a probe of public corruption in the Delaware County city.
A Dearborn County judge has entered a nearly $225,000 judgment in favor of the state and against an insurance company after a Dearborn County clerk-treasurer was convicted of wire fraud.