A proposal that would send children as young as 12 to adult court on attempted murder charges sailed through one house of the Indiana General Assembly before meeting resistance — including from a bill sponsor.
Indiana drivers could face tougher penalties for passing stopped school buses under a bill advancing in the Legislature.
Authorities say a 13-year-old Indiana boy is charged with intimidation after he told Apple’s digital assistant Siri that he planned a school shooting and posted an iPhone screenshot of the response on social media as an apparent joke.
The full Indiana Senate on Tuesday will consider legislation that would waive Hoosier children as young as 12 into adult court if they are charged with attempted murder.
Indiana law might be changed so that children as young as 12 could face attempted murder charges in adult court in a move prompted by a suburban Indianapolis school shooting.
The mother of three children struck and killed while crossing a northern Indiana highway to board their school bus supports legislation for tougher penalties against drivers who pass buses with extended stop arms.
Proposals dealing with bar passage standards, firearms in schools, illegal immigration and LGBT discrimination are among several topics to be discussed later this month at the 2019 American Bar Association Midyear Meeting.
A 14-year-old boy who arrived at an Indiana middle school Thursday morning that was already on lockdown after a tip about potential violence shot out glass in a locked door and entered the school before exchanging gunfire with officers inside, authorities said. The boy, who police said died inside the school from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, wasn’t a current student at Dennis Intermediate School in Richmond.
Legislative leaders to focus on DCS funding, teacher pay in ‘extraordinarily difficult’ budget session
In what the Indiana House Speaker said is likely to be an “extraordinarily difficult” budget session, Indiana’s legislative leaders plan to focus their efforts during this year’s legislative session on budget-impacting legislation, such as funding for the embattled Department of Child Services and increasing teacher pay.
A teenage suspect and police officers exchanged gunfire outside a Richmond middle school Thursday morning before the boy ran inside and killed himself, authorities said. Indiana State Police Sgt. John Bowling said no one else at Dennis Intermediate School or any officers were injured during the shooting.
A Rochester woman accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus entered a preliminary not guilty plea Thursday.
A Rochester woman charged in a school bus stop crash that killed three children is due in court for her first hearing in the case.
Authorities say a southern Indiana man has been arrested after walking into a school with a pellet gun. Harrison County Prosecutor Otto Schalk said he’s charging 29-year-old Mike Leighty, Jr. of Corydon with felony intimidation and disorderly conduct following his arrest Friday at Corydon Elementary School.
A new state program will equip Indiana schools with free handheld metal detectors next month, when most of the state’s school districts start the new academic year.