A jury in Valparaiso has convicted a man of murder for fatally stabbing a female bartender at the tavern where he worked as a bouncer.
A former northwestern Indiana school bus driver who authorities say allowed children as young as 11 years old drive a bus has been sentenced to probation. Joandrea McAtee, Portage, was sentenced Monday to nearly two years of probation.
The Indiana Tax Court on Monday reversed an Indiana Board of Tax Review’s final determination that concluded a low-income apartment complex owner failed to prove it qualified for a charitable purposes exemption.
The juvenile court for northwestern Indiana’s Porter County is partnering with a laboratory to offer genetic testing for young offenders to help see what psychiatric medications might help them.
A man convicted of child molesting failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday that testimony referring to the victim’s out-of-court statements should have been excluded at trial.
A former northwestern Indiana school bus driver who authorities say allowed children as young as 11 years old to drive a bus has pleaded guilty in an agreement with prosecutors. Joandrea McAtee, of Portage, who was charged with a felony count of neglect of a dependent, entered the agreement Monday.
The retirement of the longest-serving woman on the Indiana trial court bench will create a vacancy in Porter Circuit Court, and qualified candidates who wish to be considered have another three weeks to make their interests known.
Vowing an aggressive campaign in a race that in the past has often been overshadowed by upticket contests, Democratic Indiana Sen. Karen Tallian explained what motivated her to announce her candidacy for attorney general. “My answer is Curtis Hill has to go, and somebody needs to do it, and it needs to be attorneys.”
Long-running litigation over the fate of a legendary Corvette racecar appears slightly closer to the finish line, as an appeals court Thursday gave the green flag to a receivership appointed to sell the car. However, the appellate panel instructed the trial court to require the receiver be bonded as required by law.
A widower may pursue excess damages from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund upon the Indiana Court of Appeals’ finding that nothing in the Medical Malpractice Act requires him to accept a settlement offer from the doctor he alleged was responsible for his wife’s death.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has partially affirmed a ruling against an automotive maintenance company in a breach of contract dispute with its landlord, while reversing in the company’s favor on its malicious prosecution claims.
Authorities have added charges in the case of a young man who is accused of killing two people in Porter County.
A former assistant diving coach at a northwest Indiana high school has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with two 15-year-old female students and keeping partially nude photographs of each girl on his cellphone.
A northwestern Indiana midwife accused of practicing without a license has been ordered to cease her work following a lawsuit by the state in the wake of the death of an unborn child.
Officials in Porter County and 10 other Indiana counties are testing a risk-assessment program to determine whether people who have been arrested should be required to post bail while awaiting trial. The pilot is expected to roll out statewide next year.
The state of Indiana is suing a Porter County midwife who says she is exempt from state licensing requirements to continue practicing midwifery. A judge, meanwhile, has ordered the midwife to stop delivering babies and attending to expectant mothers.
A judge pro tempore has been appointed to temporarily fill the seat of Lake Superior Judge John R. Pera, who recently announced his plans to retire at the end of this month.
Two Hoosier attorneys from northwest Indiana have been suspended from the practice of law in the State of Indiana for noncooperation with disciplinary commission investigations of complaints against them.
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.