The July 2014 revision to Indiana’s criminal code has resulted in the Court of Appeals of Indiana vacating a child molesting conviction after finding that a jury instruction straddling both sides of the date of the revision could have confused jurors.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has made judicial appointments to courts in Warrick and Clark counties.
The Court of Appeals has reversed a custody arrangement for a feuding couple, ordering the Warrick Circuit Court to choose which parent will have sole custody of their child after concluding the case’s findings did not support the award of joint legal custody.
In a ruckus between neighbors started by a corner of a house and a brown shed that are both over the property line, the Court of Appeals of Indiana toppled the trial court ruling and found the homeowners had title to the disputed property through adverse possession.
The owners of a southern Indiana Hindu temple who claim they were misled about the acceptable uses of a building they purchased for an intended religious facility failed to demonstrate fraudulent inducement, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed.
A southern Indiana couple faces murder charges after they allegedly failed to regularly feed their infant son and the newborn starved to death.
Laying out a big, clean sheet of paper, 92-year-old attorney Don Ashley gathered his measuring tools, sat down and got to work. Five days a week, the longtime Boonville lawyer gets up and goes to the office, where he practices and consults at his daughters’ title company.
A former town marshal charged in the September shooting of a southwest Indiana sheriff’s deputy has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19.
Investigators identified six young suspects in the vandalism of a historic southwestern Indiana church after one of the culprits posted video of the incident to social media, police said.
Former Indiana State Police trooper David Camm, who was exonerated in 2013 after being convicted twice and serving more than 10 years in state prison for the murder of his family, is featured in a new podcast looking at the use of experts in criminal trials.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has named state Rep. Holli Sullivan as the next secretary of state. Sullivan, who represents a district in southwestern Indiana and is currently vice chair of the state Republican Party, will replace Connie Lawson, who is resigning as Indiana’s longest-serving secretary of state.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for the second day in a row.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 2,519 new COVID-19 cases, the third-highest number reported so far in the daily report. The seven-day average of daily cases reached the highest point since the pandemic began.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported another all-time daily high of 2,328 new COVID-19 cases, topping the previous high of 1,962 set Thursday. Friday’s number, however, contained “approximately 300 cases whose reporting was delayed due to a technical issue over the past few days,” the department said.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed an appeal from a man whose ex-wife’s body was found in a southern Indiana lake six years ago. The man sought to quash a subpoena for his cellphone records sought by the woman’s father, who previously fought local law enforcement to win access to investigatory records pertaining to his daughter’s death.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday recognized judges and magistrates across the state for their commitment to higher education and longtime service.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,499 new COVID-19 cases. The number is an all-time high for cases in the daily report from the health department, but it includes the addition of 462 older positive cases resulting from a corrected laboratory reporting error.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,046 new COVID-19 case, the fifth time in the last eight days that new cases have exceeded 1,000.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 884 new COVID-19 cases, sending total cases in the state past 75,000 since the beginning of the pandemic. The state also reported 25 new deaths due to COVID-19, the highest number of deaths in a daily report since June 11.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,051 new COVID-19 cases, an all-time daily high.