A California man accused of making online threats to bomb two suburban Indianapolis high schools in addition to a slew of other crimes was sentenced Friday by a federal judge to 75 years in prison.
A Zionsville business owner and four others from the Indianapolis area have been sentenced to federal prison for participating in an $8.4 million fraud and money-laundering scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
The elected Putnam County prosecutor should not be disciplined for accusations that he failed to disclose a deal for testimony from a witness who claimed he was wrongly identified, placing him in danger behind bars as a “snitch.” The hearing officer in Timothy Bookwalter’s attorney discipline case said the prosecutor violated no rules, should not be punished and urged the Indiana Supreme Court to re-examine the ethical duties of prosecutors.
A worker injured in a fall as he replaced the roof of an antique mall outside Plainfield named the mall and its owner too late after finding the contractor he was working for lacked required worker’s compensation insurance, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration is disputing a federal report that found the state agency should not have dismissed safety violations related to an Amazon employee’s death in 2017.
A northern Indiana county where a coronavirus outbreak prompted the closure of a Tyson Foods meatpacking plant imposed tighter restrictions Monday on who can enter retail businesses.
Indiana’s prison system has reported the first death of a guard after contracting the coronavirus. Gary Weinke died Saturday from COVID-19 complications and had last worked at the prison on March 29, the agency said.
A Virginia woman accused of abducting her four children and leading authorities on a nationwide chase for several months was taken into custody Wednesday morning in Plainfield, authorities said.
An off-duty Plainfield police officer responding to an emergency call has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk, authorities said. Patrick Tucker, 33, was among several officers responding to a situation Friday, according to the Plainfield Police Department.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Friday said cease-and-desist letters have been sent to two news organizations — including The Indianapolis Star — in response to published reports that include accusations that his administration dismissed safety citations against Amazon as the state tried to win the company’s coveted HQ2 project.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is facing calls from Democrats to explain his role in Amazon being cleared of responsibility for a warehouse worker’s death despite initial findings of four major safety violations.
Hendricks Superior Judge Robert W. Freese has been suspended from judicial office without pay for 45 days after appointing a friend as a trustee of an estate case he was presiding over and failing to take action when the friend did not fulfill his duties, resulting in a “massive theft.”
A California man charged with making online threats to bomb two suburban Indianapolis high schools is facing new federal charges involving alleged sextortion and intimidation.
An Indiana man charged in the road rage shooting death of a Muslim man allegedly yelled “go back to your country” and made ethnic and religious insults against the victim before the shooting, according to court documents.
A Plainfield attorney has been suspended for at least 180 days with two years of probation monitored by the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program after he accepted retainers from several clients but failed to adequately communicate with or appropriately advance their cases.
Seven Asian restaurants around Indiana did not report sales of more than $8 million, and their owners have been criminally charged with failing to remit nearly $675,000 in sales and food and beverage taxes to the state, authorities said Thursday.
A wiretapping complaint against a Plainfield police captain will continue after a district court judge partially denied the captain’s motion to dismiss.
One Indiana county implemented voluntary electronic filing on Friday while another moved to a mandatory system, continuing the push for statewide implementation of e-filing that is slated to wrap up in the next 12 months.
A Hendricks County lodge that hosts both charitable and social events cannot qualify for tax exempt status because the organization that owns the lodge failed to prove it is a fraternal association or that the use of the lodge is for predominantly charitable purposes, the Indiana Tax Court has ruled.