A father’s requests for a mistrial or a reduced sentence related to his multiple convictions of sexual abuse against his daughters have failed at the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
Lake Michigan shore fight continues in court, Legislature
The years-long struggle between public and private rights along Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline continues in the Indiana Statehouse and in federal court, even as the state marks the two-year anniversary of a landmark Indiana Supreme Court decision that ruled in the public’s favor.Read More
A northern Indiana attorney who previously served as Portage clerk-treasurer has been publicly reprimanded for not telling a client that he was suspended for misconduct he committed while clerk-treasurer.
A trial court did not err in awarding summary judgment to two couples in a Porter County property dispute case, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Monday.
A scaled model of a Picasso sculpture possessed by the Gary Community School Corp. is returning to the original bidder after the Court of Appeals of Indiana concluded the statute requiring the mayor to approve the sale in advance was not mandatory.
Northwest Indiana attorney Robert McMahon has been suspended from the practice of law after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography and being sentenced to two years in federal prison.
The estate of a motorcyclist who was killed after colliding with an Indiana State Police vehicle while exiting an Indiana tollbooth faced a reversal after the Court of Appeals of Indiana concluded evidence of his high-speed chase with police just before the fatal accident was wrongly excluded from trial.
A 17-count indictment against a man accused of securities fraud has largely been upheld on appeal, although the Court of Appeals of Indiana did order the dismissal of two of those charges on statute-of-limitations grounds.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed the placement of a Porter County juvenile in the Indiana Department of Correction following the failure of numerous and intensive rehabilitation efforts and lesser restrictive placements.
A northwestern Indiana middle school student faces a charge of possessing a destructive device after two improvised explosive devices were found inside a backpack, authorities said.
The Indiana Tax Court has affirmed a ruling on the assessment of a Porter County couples’ property, finding that their attempts to secure additional retroactive relief would provide them with an “end run” around the established rules of procedure for challenging the correctness of assessments.
A northwest Indiana man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and other charges for his role in the killings of two teenagers fatally shot during a drug-related robbery.
A northern Indiana man who lost his Wage Claims Act complaint against his former employer did not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that the trial court erred in its ruling and will now also have to pay appellate attorney fees to the business.
A federal court didn’t err when it awarded summary judgment to a major steel producer who rescinded a job offer to a man with an uncontrolled seizure disorder, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
Appellate court dismisses Lake County, sheriff’s department from complaint filed by man who was tased
Plaintiffs who changed counsel and amended their complaint in their lawsuit against a Lake County sheriff’s deputy will not get to include new defendants because the Court of Appeals of Indiana found they failed to show that the omission of the Lake County Sheriff’s Department and Lake County in the original complaint was a mistake.
Two Hoosier lawyers have been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana following criminal convictions in 2021.
A former northwestern Indiana mayor is being allowed to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction on bribery and tax evasion charges.
Indiana Supreme Court: Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District is a political subdivision, employee’s injury lawsuit untimely
Indiana Supreme Court justices have affirmed judgment for a commuter transportation district that operates a government-owned railroad against a man who was allegedly injured while working on the tracks, concluding that the district is a “political subdivision” under the Indiana Tort Claims Act.
Immunity for the Indiana Department of Transportation against a motorist’s personal injury lawsuit wasn’t appropriate because the agency knew of flooding issues on a northern Indiana highway for years and failed to remedy the problem before a woman was injured after her vehicle hydroplaned, a split Indiana Supreme Court has ruled.
An officer was seriously injured Saturday after a kidnapping suspect drove at three police cars, hitting one head-on, during a chase in northwest Indiana, police said.