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Rewrite of business organization laws provides uniformity, clarity

All it took to simplify Indiana’s business organization laws was a 149-page bill.

Rewrite of business organization laws provides uniformity, clarity

All it took to simplify Indiana’s business organization laws was a 149-page bill.
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Senate Democrats vow to block Trump SCOTUS pick Kavanaugh

Democratic senators from Connecticut and Michigan on Friday announced opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, saying Brett Kavanaugh’s judicial record clearly shows that he would limit access to health care and curtail environmental protections.

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The Justice Department on Friday indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on charges they hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election and released stolen information in the months before Americans headed to the polls.

Pence family gas stations left costly environmental legacy

The collapse of an oil company linked to the Pence family in 2004 was widely publicized. Less known is that the state of Indiana — and, to a smaller extent, Kentucky and Illinois — are still on the hook for millions of dollars to clean up more than 85 of the company's contaminated sites, including underground tanks that leaked toxic chemicals into soil, streams and wells.

Purdue tracking down 26K student applicants amid data breach

Purdue University is tracking down more than 26,000 prospective students to alert them that their names, birthdays, and Social Security numbers were inadvertently sent to the parent of one student applicant.

Man could avoid prison in hit-and-run death of girl, 5

A northwestern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 5-year-old girl could avoid prison, according to his sentence handed down Wednesday.

2 more men charged with murder in deputy’s killing

Two more men have been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Boone County sheriff’s deputy.

Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title

A group of former University of Louisville men’s basketball players have sued the NCAA over the organization’s vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.

Judge accused of bringing gun into Chicago courthouse

A judge is charged with carrying a concealed weapon in a prohibited area after he was caught on video dropping a gun in a Chicago courthouse.

Indiana program to provide schools with free metal detectors

A new state program will equip Indiana schools with free handheld metal detectors next month, when most of the state’s school districts start the new academic year.

New Haven man charged in fiery June crash that killed woman

A northeastern Indiana man has been charged in a fiery June car crash that killed a passenger.

Kavanaugh’s professional life spent in GOP legal circles

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a Republican White House and now is an influential member of what is often called the second-most powerful court in the country.

Indiana State Police use new DNA software for crimes

Indiana State Police are catching criminals using new software that has the ability to analyze evidence containing the DNA of multiple people.

Trump enjoys ‘suspense’ before Supreme Court choice

President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options, “you can’t go wrong.”

Judge drops suit of church that wants pot to be sacrament

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a pot-smoking Indianapolis church that wants marijuana to be recognized as a sacrament. The 3-year-old suit filed by the First Church of Cannabis was dismissed Friday.

Embattled AG Hill to address calls for his resignation

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill plans to address calls for him to resign amid allegations that he inappropriately touched a state lawmaker and several other women.

Trump taps D.C. Circuit Judge Kavanaugh for SCOTUS

President Donald Trump on Monday night nominated conservative District of Columbia Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Man gets 4 years for accidental shooting death of boy, 4

A northwestern Indiana man has been sentenced to four years in prison for the fatal accidental shooting of his 4-year-old nephew.

Woman awaits sentence in death of baby delivered in bathtub

A northern Indiana woman is awaiting sentencing in Wabash after agreeing to plead guilty related to the death of her son who was delivered in a dorm room bathtub.

Source: Barrett among Trump’s top 3 SCOTUS contenders

President Donald Trump is closing in on his next Supreme Court nominee, with three federal judges including Indiana's Amy Coney Barrett leading the competition to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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President Donald Trump has interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices so far, including Notre Dame law professor and 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Trump said Tuesday he expects to interview two to three more contenders as his nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Call for AG Hill to resign arises amid harassment investigation

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill was investigated this year after four women claimed he touched them inappropriately at a bar. Hill was investigated by the same law firm that recently drew an ethics complaint for its handling of a separate investigation that cleared a powerful Ohio lawmaker. Meanwhile, Indiana’s Democratic Party leader has called on Hill to resign.

Trump interviews 4 for Supreme Court, 2-3 more to go

President Donald Trump interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices Monday and planned to speak with a few more, as he powered forward with a speedy selection process to fill the fresh vacancy.

Woman takes plea deal in threat against judge

A Fort Wayne woman accused of threatening to kill a judge in Delaware County has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in a deal with prosecutors.

Attempted murder case reviewed; man dies 10 months after shooting

Prosecutors are reviewing the case of an Indiana man charged with attempted murder, because the man he is accused of shooting last summer died from his injuries.

Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen says he’ll put family first

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, who once said he would do anything to protect the president, told ABC News in an interview released Monday that he now puts “family and country first.”

New Indiana laws ban eyeball tattoos, protect renting rights

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Family of Kokomo couple killed settle with Seattle for $13M

The family of a Kokomo couple who died after a repeat drunk driver struck them in Seattle has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the West Coast city for $13 million.

Camby man charged after child fires gun inside Ikea store

A suburban Indianapolis man accused of dropping a loaded handgun in a Fishers Ikea store that was found — and fired — by a child has been charged.

Boy charged in Noblesville school shooting faces September hearing

A judge has scheduled a September fact-finding hearing for a 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another student and a teacher at a suburban Indianapolis school.

Justice Kennedy retiring, giving Trump second SCOTUS pick

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.

Federal lawsuit challenges Notre Dame’s birth control rules

A lawsuit has been filed in Indiana challenging Notre Dame University’s plan to make health plan members share in birth control costs.

Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can’t be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor.

Judge: Separated families must be reunited within 30 days

A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated immigrant families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents.

DCS report confirms parent drug use surging child welfare cases

A review of Indiana’s troubled child welfare agency confirms what advocates have long said: Parental drug abuse has led to a surge in children removed from their homes.

Money still sought for new clock tower on Indiana courthouse

Organizers are still trying to raise $30,000 for the new clock tower  atop the courthouse in Crawfordsville.

Men charged in ATF agent’s shooting plead not guilty

Two men have pleaded not guilty to federal charges in Hammond stemming from an Indiana shootout that killed a third man and wounded an agent of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Hearing delayed for boy charged in Indiana school shooting

A judge has delayed the fact-finding hearing of a 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another student and a teacher at a Noblesville school. It had been scheduled to begin Monday and last four days. It hasn’t been rescheduled yet.

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection.

Slain woman's parents reach settlement in insurance suit

The parents of a northwestern Indiana woman who was fatally shot in 2011 have reached a settlement with an insurance company over damages in connection with the man convicted in her killing.

Second man sentenced in South Bend shootout that killed 2

The second of six men charged in connection with a double slaying in northern Indiana has been sentenced to decades in prison.

Trump’s immigration order sparks confusion, concern

President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don’t go far enough, allowing children to still be held in detention even if they remain with their families.

Supreme Court rejects Indiana barge company’s oil spill appeal

An Indiana-based barge company lost its bid Monday to have the Supreme Court of the United States hear a case of first impression over whether the company was liable under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 for an oil spill caused by the tug boat operator.

Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too-slow driver

An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane says he’s overwhelmed by the widespread praise he’s receiving online.

Trump administration asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow it to largely implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement policies.

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans.

Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

A letter signed by at least 120 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school.

Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

The U.S. Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

New York’s attorney general sued President Donald Trump and his foundation Thursday, accusing him of illegally using the charity’s money to settle disputes involving his business empire and to promote his political fortunes during his run for the White House.

EPA must reply to suit over power plant pollution from Indiana, other states

A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to respond to Maryland's request for a declaration that power plants in five upwind states are contributing to Maryland’s air quality problems.

New Jersey governor places state’s first legal sports bets

New Jersey launched legal sports betting as Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off a new era of gambling in the state, making the first official bets on Thursday morning at Monmouth Park, a racetrack in Oceanport near the Jersey Shore.

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