An initiative to reduce domestic violence in Indianapolis is named after a police officer killed in the line of duty responding to such an incident, officials say.
AG Barr in Indianapolis discusses efforts to reduce violent crime
The last time William Barr was attorney general of the United States, violent crime in the nation was at an all-time high. And now, after years of decline, the year of COVID has created another surge. The nation’s top law enforcement official stopped in Indianapolis on Thursday to address crime-fighting strategies.Read More
Two former state lawmakers have been charged in federal court in Indianapolis with violations of campaign finance laws, the Indiana Southern District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
Eight missing children were rescued in a five-day operation in the Indianapolis area and one person was arrested on charges including parental kidnapping, according to federal authorities.
The killing of an inmate who was beaten to death at a federal lockup in Terre Haute is under investigation by the FBI, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press about an attack that revives questions about safety in the beleaguered federal prison system.
The former financial coordinator of a charitable foundation operated by Carmel-based women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzling about $450,000 from the organization.
President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr have touted Operation Legend, spread across nine U.S. cities including Indianapolis, as a much-needed answer to spiking crime that Trump claims is caused, at least in part, by the police reform movement and protests that have swept the U.S. since George Floyd’s death in May.
An operation to end violent crime created in honor of a 4-year-old who was shot and killed in his sleep will now be expanded to Indianapolis, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Indiana.
State auditors have determined a central Indiana school district should repay $2.2 million for failing to properly supervise two online charter schools accused of padding their enrollments by about 14,000 students over eight years.
An Indiana man, allegedly angered by the removal of a tree, is charged with a hate crime for attempting to intimidate an African American neighbor because of his race, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday.
Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Tuesday announced multiple indictments in an alleged drug trafficking ring dealing in fentanyl, heroin, meth and cocaine after executing numerous search and arrest warrants a day earlier.
Two Indiana men will spend decades in federal prison after being sentenced for their role in a large drug trafficking ring operating in Kokomo, United States Attorney Josh Minkler announced Friday.
Indianapolis man Frank “Bread” Powell has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for leading a large-scale fraud ring that bilked Kroger and other retailers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
An Indianapolis woman who embezzled nearly $540,000 from a company where she worked as controller and office manager for seven years has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison.
A new centralized website has been established by the federal Department of Justice to make it easier for people who wish to report possible civil rights violations.
Hoosiers who have experienced harassment or discrimination because of the COVID-19 pandemic are urged to report those incidents to the U.S. Attorney’s Office Civil Rights Coordinator, U.S. Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced.
Federal charges have been filed against a man who authorities say fired an AR-15-style rifle in the direction of Indianapolis police as protests turned violent over the weekend.
The former president of the Indianapolis Education Association has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $100,000 from the union.
Indianapolis police fired pepper balls Saturday to disperse a crowd as they arrested a man during a protest near the location where an officer fatally shot a 21-year-old black man days earlier.
Three Muncie police officers have been charged in connection with the use of excessive force during arrests and attempts to cover it up.
U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler said his office is reviewing all polling places in the Southern District of Indiana to see if they comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.