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A high school in Indianapolis sent students home Wednesday after two were involved in a morning “altercation involving a knife,” officials said.
No shots were fired at a northwestern Indiana high school that was put on lockdown Wednesday morning after a report of a person with a gun, authorities said.
A jury has acquitted a man in the drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old girl killed while attending another child’s birthday party in South Bend last year.
An Indianapolis police officer was injured and briefly hospitalized following a well-being check early Sunday, authorities said.
An Evansville woman who took several shots at her ex-friend’s home in the middle of the night could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that her conduct wasn’t criminal recklessness.
A Knox County teenager who sent a threatening social media message to numerous middle school students involving guns will retain a delinquency adjudication for felony intimidation, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, though a misdemeanor adjudication was vacated on double jeopardy grounds. The appellate court declined to dismiss the message as a “juvenile antic” in light of the numerous American school shootings in recent years.
Federal investigators were digging Wednesday into the background of a Georgia man who officials say fatally stabbed a Pentagon police officer at a transit station outside the building before being shot and killed himself.
A teenager has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting a Lyft driver in the head and stealing his SUV in Indianapolis last month.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a man’s 23-year sentence for his drug and firearms convictions despite his assertion that the district court erred by including both uncharged and acquitted drug amounts in his guideline calculation.
The former employee who shot and killed eight people at an Indianapolis FedEx warehouse in April acted alone and was not racially or ethnically motivated, authorities said Wednesday.
The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has offered some of the victims’ families nearly $33 million to settle their lawsuit over how the company marketed the firearm to the public.
The Northern District of Indiana is set to participate in a cross-jurisdictional strike force created to curb gun violence and break up illegal firearms trafficking across the country.
Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl in Terre Haute, authorities say.
A man convicted in a series of armed robberies failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that he and his co-conspirators used a fake gun that should undermine his firearms convictions. But the appellate court did vacate part of the man’s restitution order.
Attorney General Merrick Garland will launch gun trafficking strike forces in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The effort will include stepped-up enforcement in so-called supply areas — cities and states where it’s easier to obtain firearms that are later trafficked into other cities with more restrictive gun laws.
A federal grand jury has indicted 19 people on charges alleging their involvement in a drug-trafficking organization believed to be linked to homicides in Indianapolis, officials said Thursday.
A Kentucky inmate has been granted sentencing relief after the Indiana Southern District Court determined that his prior Illinois residential burglary conviction does not qualify as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act.
A federal law that for more than 50 years has banned licensed firearms dealers from selling handguns to young adults between ages 18 and 21 is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Investigators haven’t yet determined a motive for the ambush shooting of a police officer outside an FBI office in Terre Haute, an FBI official said Thursday.