An Evansville man will spend 6½ years in federal prison on multiple charges, including possession of a new type of weapon that’s raising hairs on law enforcement’s neck: 3D printed “ghost guns.”
Indiana Southern District criminal chief recognized for legal achievements, proven character
Indiana Southern District U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division chief Cindy Cho is committed to the Department of Justice’s mission to do justice through the law — so much so that her desire to become a federal prosecutor dates back as far as her memory serves.Read More
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
A former Ohio police chief pleaded guilty Monday to misusing his position and working with two Indiana men in a scheme to illegally traffic 200 fully automatic machine guns.
Former Indiana State Sen. Darryl Brent Waltz has pleaded guilty to two felonies in federal court for taking illegal campaign contributions from a casino and lying to the FBI.
A 39-year-old Carmel man was sentenced to two years in federal prison Tuesday for defrauding the Indianapolis-based advertising and public relations agency where he worked out of more than $700,000.
A lawsuit pushing for better treatment of children in Indiana’s foster care system met a skeptical 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on March 30, when during oral arguments the panel of judges grilled the plaintiffs’ attorney about what the federal court could actually do to help.
The former customer service manager at the New Augusta Post Office branch on the northwest side of Indianapolis is facing federal criminal charges in connection with the theft of $1.7 million in checks from the branch over a 13-month period that ended in mid-2021.
United States attorneys for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana collectively brought in more than $10 million in criminal and civil actions during fiscal year 2021.
A thrice-convicted Indiana sex offender has been sentenced to four decades in federal prison for child sexual exploitation and creating and trafficking videos of child sexual abuse, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.
Zachary Myers was sworn in Monday as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, becoming the first African American to serve as the district’s chief federal law enforcement officer.
Indiana is welcoming a historic milestone as the first African American U.S. attorneys to serve in the Hoosier State were confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Thursday night.
A federal grand jury in Indianapolis has handed down indictments charging six Hoosiers with gun-related crimes after they were found to have allegedly made straw purchases of more than 90 firearms.
The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Thursday approved the U.S. attorney nominees for the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana on a voice vote with none of the senators opposing the Hoosier lawyers.
The two nominees for the U.S. attorney positions in the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana are scheduled for a vote Thursday in the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, moving the Hoosier State closer to filling the top federal lawyer seats that have been vacant since late 2020.
Ex-proprietors of a group of Steak ‘n Shake restaurants must stop operating the former franchises under a new name after agreements between the Indianapolis-based restaurant chain and the ex-franchisees went south.
Eight new individuals have been nominated by President Joe Biden for U.S. attorney positions across the country, including attorneys for Indiana’s Northern and Southern districts.
As he marked the two-month anniversary of his presidency, Joe Biden had not nominated anyone to either the federal bench or a U.S. Attorney’s Office, which distinguished him from his two most recent predecessors. One retired member of Indiana’s judiciary, however, is calling attention to the worrisome problem that beyond open positions, the state has no clearly defined process for identifying qualified Hoosiers to fill the vacancies.
A California man accused of making online threats to bomb two suburban Indianapolis high schools in addition to a slew of other crimes was sentenced Friday by a federal judge to 75 years in prison.
Two Hoosiers convicted for their roles in an international drug trafficking organization failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that their convictions and sentences were inappropriate.
The Justice Department will ask U.S. attorneys who were appointed by former President Donald Trump to resign from their posts, as the Biden administration moves to transition to its own nominees, a senior Justice Department official said Monday.