An eastern Indiana woman has been convicted of neglect and other charges stemming from a highway crash that killed her 6-year-old daughter. A Delaware County jury convicted 30-year-old Jessica Skeens of seven of nine charges Thursday, including neglect of a dependent resulting in death and driving while intoxicated.
The Indianapolis Fire Department has suspended a state legislator who was arrested for drunken driving. The department said Friday that Democratic Rep. Dan Forestal has been suspended for 240 duty hours and remanded to an employee assistance program.
A state legislator from Indianapolis was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving and impersonating a police officer.
A southern Indiana woman is facing a drunken driving charge after she allegedly drove the wrong way on a highway and crashed into a trooper's patrol car.
Three attorneys licensed to practice law in the Hoosier state were suspended late Friday by the Indiana Supreme Court, including one who was convicted of felony drunken driving.
A northeastern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash involving a horse-drawn carriage has been ordered to pay $427,000 in restitution to the crash victims.
Authorities say a 51-year-old man who was under medical care at a northern Indiana jail has died after being found unresponsive in his cell. The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department says Brian Banister was being treated for an illness while being held on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and resisting law enforcement.
A man with a record for driving under the influence was denied in his appeal to correct his enhanced sentence as a result of his adjudication as a habitual vehicle substance offender. An appellate court affirmed no double jeopardy violation in relying on his prior convictions to support the adjudication.
The victim of an alleged drunken driving accident will have the opportunity to seek punitive damages after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined summary judgment for the allegedly drunken driver was not appropriate.
A man previously denied earned credit time against his sentence received good news Friday when an appellate court reversed, finding he was wrongly denied his request. The court held pre-trial home detainees entitled to accrued time credit.
A man challenging the propriety of his traffic stop for speeding under both the United States and Indiana Constitutions failed to convince Indiana Supreme Court justices Wednesday that the officer who conducted the stop should have documented the speed. Justices ruled that the officer had reasonable suspicion to stop him.
A South Bend motorist who fled police, ran a red light and hit another vehicle, killing the driver, was unable to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that his convictions violate double jeopardy.
A northern Indiana woman has been sentenced to two years in prison in the death of a 7-year-old boy who was run over with her sport utility vehicle.
The Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a man’s operating a vehicle while intoxicated conviction when it found the admission of his chemical breath test was an abuse of discretion.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of a Columbus woman’s motion to suppress evidence admitted related to her driving while intoxicated charges.
Just about everybody cries at weddings, but a woman arrested while driving home from a marriage ceremony was unable to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that the tears she shed “by the second” in the back of the police cruiser falsely elevated the concentration of alcohol in her breath.
The Indiana Supreme Court has accepted the resignation of a Hoosier attorney who faced multiple felony drunken-driving counts. Justices also ordered reciprocal discipline for another lawyer who was removed from the practice of law by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Indiana Court of Appeals will head northwest to start off a full week of oral arguments in Newton and Tippecanoe counties, ending its trip down south in Daviess and Gibson counties.
The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral argument Monday morning on a speeding-turned-OWI case following its grant of transfer to the state’s appeal, including concerns regarding reasonable suspicion.