A woman’s 30-year sentence for voluntary manslaughter is appropriate given the nature of the offense and her criminal history, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Friday.
Spencer County has been selected to build the first direct coal-hydrogenation refinery in the U.S., and a request has been submitted in Posey County to build a natural gas pipeline under the Ohio River into Evansville. Despite promises of cleaner energy and increased commerce, both projects are being met with opposition from environmental organizations and county residents.Read More
A southwestern Indiana man is suing Vanderburgh County, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and one of its deputies over what the plaintiff says was his wrongful arrest for a 2022 traffic offense.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed a juvenile’s delinquency adjudication for felony sexual battery after finding insufficient evidence to support the adjudication.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed an interlocutory appeal for a woman charged with murdering her husband, finding that she may use effects-of-battery evidence in her self-defense claim.
A Wadesville woman charged with murdering her husband is taking her claim of self-defense to the Court of Appeals of Indiana, arguing the Posey Circuit Court erred when it excluded testimony from a doctor who diagnosed her as having PTSD due to battery.
State police have arrested a southwestern Indiana man in connection with the killings of a couple in their 70s whose bodies were found last weekend in their home.
A former town marshal has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a southwest Indiana sheriff’s deputy in the head last weekend, critically wounding him.
CenterPoint Energy, formerly known as Vectren, has submitted a request to build two natural gas turbines in place of its coal-burning generators at the southern Indiana A.B. Brown Power Plant. But residents and environmental groups are opposing the project.
A man claiming due process violations in the revocation of his probation will continue to serve his suspended sentence in prison after the Indiana Court of Appeals rejected his appeal.
A bill that would set statewide standards for large wind and solar projects in Indiana passed a House committee on Wednesday morning, following a passionate debate between renewable energy advocates and a group of residents and local officials who said the bill would take away local control.
A southwestern Indiana man faces more than three dozen charges alleging that he failed to pay for $250,000 worth of timber he purchased over a two-year period.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed for a Posey County couple whose home sustained damage following a tornado, finding that partial summary judgment was incorrectly awarded to a restoration company the couple hired to fix the roof.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have certified a new senior judge to serve in Indiana courts.
A senior judge has been appointed to continue operations in a Posey County court once the sitting judge retires from the bench next week. Robert R. Aylsworth will temporarily serve on the Posey Superior Court bench as a senior judge, effective March 1.
Lawyers interested in trial court judgeships in two Indiana counties have three weeks left to apply for vacancies to be filled by appointment by Gov. Eric Holcomb. The vacancies will exist in Kosciusko and Posey Counties, and applications are being accepted until 5 p.m. Feb. 13.
A man convicted of leaving the scene of a vehicle crash he caused will have to pay about $65 less in restitution to the other driver after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined the second driver could not claim lost wages for the time she spent at the man’s sentencing hearing.
A man convicted on a variety of counts of drug possession will be resentenced after the Indiana Court of Appeals agreed with the state that there was insufficient evidence to convict him of possessing cocaine.
The Indiana Supreme Court has certified or re-certified 42 judicial officers as senior judges for the coming year. The high court re-certified 33 senior judges and gave eight trial court judges and one magistrate received initial certification.
Southern Indiana voters rejected one trial court judge and narrowly re-elected another who was challenged by a former colleague who changed parties to run against her. Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Darrell Maurice Auxier, a Democrat, was the lone sitting Indiana trial court judge to lose his bid for re-election, while Clark Circuit Judge Vicki Carmichael retained her bench seat in one of Indiana’s closest countywide trial court races Tuesday.