A central Indiana school superintendent has resigned after being charged with using her insurance to help a sick student receive treatment. Casey Smitherman was charged Jan. 15 with insurance fraud, identity deception and official misconduct and resigned from her post as leader of Elwood Community Schools on Friday.
A Madison County school superintendent is free on bail after surrendering to police to face charges alleging she used her insurance to help a sick student receive treatment.
A former government employee in northwestern Indiana has been convicted in a scheme to use funds from the City of Gary to buy more than 1,000 pieces of computer equipment that she then resold.
The former Gary Community Schools superintendent has been charged with double-billing the district for about $1,200 in expenses. Lake County prosecutors filed felony theft and official misconduct charges on Friday against Cheryl Pruitt, who resigned as superintendent in February after a state-appointed emergency manager took over the district as it faced more than $100 million in debt.
A woman serving court-ordered community service who claimed she was sexually assaulted by a Vigo County park maintenance worker lost her appeal of a judgment in favor of the county in her civil liability lawsuit Wednesday, despite what judges noted was a “horrific incident”.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has ordered the removal of the Yorktown clerk-treasurer from office after determining that her failure to properly reconcile the town books for four consecutive years warranted her removal. In response, the elected office holder has pledged to take her case to the Indiana Supreme Court.
Authorities say the former town marshal of Bunker Hill in Miami County provided false police credentials for an acquaintance so the person could be paid more while working as a security guard.
A former LaPorte mail carrier has been accused of paying someone to dispose of 11,000 pieces of mail and hiding another 6,000 in his home.