- High Court upholds felony charges in synthetic drug case Updated: Oct-09-15 2:57 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the felony charges against an Indianapolis business owner accused of selling synthetic drugs.
- Jury awards N. Indiana couple $31M over false accusation Updated: Oct-07-15 2:41 pm
HAMMOND, Indiana - A federal jury has awarded more than $31 million to a northwestern Indiana couple who sued the state after being wrongfully accused of causing their daughter's death.
- Indiana legislative panel focuses on e-cigarette regulation Updated: Oct-07-15 11:42 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Public health advocates told an Indiana legislative committee there's no scientific consensus on whether electronic cigarettes pose any health risks, even as a growing number of Indiana youths are trying the devices.
- House GOP taps Lehman to succeed McMillin as majority leader Updated: Oct-06-15 7:30 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - House Republicans on Tuesday elected a socially conservative lawmaker from northern Indiana to replace former House Majority Leader Jud McMillin, who abruptly resigned last week citing "mistakes" that needed to be remedied with his family.
- Indiana's high court takes up lawmaker email case Updated: Oct-06-15 3:55 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court will hear an appeal involving a lawsuit seeking a lawmaker's emails and other correspondence with utility company officials over solar power legislation he sponsored.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Oct-06-15 2:01 pm
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- National Register denies Indiana's plans to move bridge Updated: Oct-05-15 3:17 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Indiana - The National Register of Historic Places has denied Indiana's request to move a two-span steel truss bridge to southern Indiana, boosting the hopes of preservationists who want the structure to stay put.
- House Republicans stand by choice of majority leader Updated: Oct-05-15 8:23 am
INDIANAPOLIS - House Republicans stand by their decision to give a leadership post to an Indiana lawmaker with known ethical issues who recently resigned.
- Road builder rejects state's demand for $5 million refund Updated: Oct-03-15 11:09 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A Fort Wayne road construction contractor is refusing demands from the state government for a $5 million refund for a section of highway that the state says is crumbling years earlier than expected.
- Indiana governor says 10 schools have received federal award Updated: Oct-02-15 6:53 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Ten schools in Indiana are being recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for "exemplary work" and innovation.
- Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text Updated: Sep-30-15 7:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week after apologizing to friends and acquaintances for "anything offensive" they may have received from his cellphone.
- The Latest: Resigned lawmaker acknowledges 'mistakes' Updated: Sep-30-15 5:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The latest on the resignation of Indiana House Majority Leader Jud McMillin, who abruptly stepped down after sending an apologetic text for "offensive" messages that were sent from his phone (all times local):
- Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text Updated: Sep-29-15 9:43 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A ranking Republican lawmaker who abruptly resigned Tuesday from the Indiana House sent a text message last week apologizing for "anything offensive" that may have been sent from his cellphone recently.
- Indiana man's death penalty upheld in slaying-mutilation Updated: Sep-24-15 4:30 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court upheld the death penalty Thursday for a man convicted of killing a family friend and mutilating her body in a slaying the justices called "beyond horrendous."
- Indiana's high court weighs state fair stage collapse case Updated: Sep-23-15 6:12 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The state of Indiana is responsible by contract for the legal defense and any judgments against a company which provided the rigging that collapsed and killed seven people during the 2011 state fair, a company attorney told the state's highest court.
- Indiana high court takes case involving police eavesdropping Updated: Sep-22-15 11:48 am
MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - The Indiana Supreme Court has taken up a case in which police officers found an alleged murder weapon after eavesdropping on a conversation between an attorney and a man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend.
- Potential Democratic challenger for governor opts out Updated: Sep-21-15 4:59 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Former Indiana House Speaker John Gregg remains the only candidate for the party's 2016 nomination for governor after a potential challenger decided against entering the race.
- Lanane seeks new rights for people living in US illegally Updated: Sep-21-15 3:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The leader of Indiana's Senate Democrats called Monday for new state laws extending driving privileges and in-state college tuition rates to people who are living in the U.S. illegally.
- Police fatally shoot gunman after standoff in Shelbyville Updated: Sep-20-15 5:07 pm
SHELBYVILLE, Indiana - Police fatally shot a man Sunday after he shot at a tactical vehicle and pointed a gun at officers at the conclusion of a nine-hour, overnight standoff.
- Murder convictions overturned against 3 in intruder shooting Updated: Sep-18-15 3:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court threw out murder convictions Friday against three Elkhart men whose burglary accomplice was shot and killed by the man who lived in the house.
- Indiana AG deals blow to plan to postpone test impact Updated: Sep-16-15 7:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's Attorney General dealt a major blow to a proposal by state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz that would spare schools from being penalized for low scores on this year's ISTEP exams.
- Lawmakers reject specialty plates for kids' choir, hospital Updated: Sep-16-15 8:28 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A panel of Indiana lawmakers has rejected specialty group license plates for the Indianapolis Children's Choir and Memorial Hospital of South Bend, saying the groups don't have statewide impact.
- Republican field appears set in race for open US Senate seat Updated: Sep-15-15 6:31 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Republican field to succeed U.S. Sen. Dan Coats appears to be set, with two sitting Indiana congressmen and a former state GOP chairman vying to keep the seat in GOP hands.
- Rural central Indiana landowners fight town's annexation bid Updated: Sep-15-15 2:26 pm
WHITESTOWN, Indiana - The state's highest court is set to hear a legal battle by a group of rural landowners fighting to prevent an adjacent central Indiana town from annexing their land and subjecting them to higher taxes.
- GOP state senator not joining Indiana's US Senate race Updated: Sep-15-15 11:40 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Republican state Sen. Mike Delph says he won't enter the campaign to succeed U.S. Sen. Dan Coats in the 2016 elections.