A man facing a death penalty charge in the fatal shooting of an Indiana police officer has asked a judge to represent himself, and his appointed attorney wants to withdraw from the case.
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A Wayne County father involved in a bloody robbery with his son did not find relief from his accomplice convictions at the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
Prosecutors on Friday filed two attempted murder charges and four other counts against a man accused of shooting an eastern Indiana police officer in the head during a traffic stop and search for possible narcotics.
A Florida truck driver has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for fatally stabbing his driving partner while the man was behind the wheel of their truck along an eastern Indiana highway.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed an order to suppress drug evidence found after a Miranda violation, finding state and federal constitutions don’t require suppression of the physical fruits of evidence obtained through the violation after the suspect volunteered the information.
An eastern Indiana man convicted of fatally shooting a neighbor while the property line between their homes was being surveyed faces a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the victim’s mother.
An eastern Indiana police officer was assaulted and seriously injured by a man driving a stolen semi-tractor trailer who later took his own life following a police pursuit, police said.
A father convicted of sexually violent acts against his adult daughter could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that his 12-year executed sentence should be reduced. Rather, the appellate court found that the facts would support the imposition of a longer sentence, although it declined to do so.
A woman who spent roughly a decade in a legal battle with her employer has had her case dismissed for a lack of appealable issues.
An eastern Indiana man faces a preliminary charge of conspiracy to commit murder after admitting to poisoning his wife, authorities said.
An eastern Indiana man has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for his role in a failed plot that aimed to kill a police informant.
A truck driver whose semitrailer crashed into a car along an eastern Indiana highway construction zone last year, killing four young siblings, has filed notice that he intends to plead guilty in the case.
In adopting a bright-line rule Tuesday, Indiana Supreme Court justices ruled that a meat plant accused of contributing to a serious crash owed no duty to the motoring public because the tall grass at issue was confined to the plant’s property.
An eastern Indiana probation officer has been appointed to represent the juvenile probation system on the Indiana Commission on Improving the Status of Children.
Two prosecutors have been tapped by Gov. Eric Holcomb to fill a pair of judicial vacancies including one to the brand-new court in Marshall County.
The Indiana Supreme Court is now accepting applications for a new disciplinary commission executive director as the current director prepares to retire and take senior judge status.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling against an off-duty grocery store employee after he took money from a self-checkout machine, finding his conviction could not stand under an existing theft statute.
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.