A new Indiana rule requiring that booked inmates be assessed to determine risks or benefits of releasing them before trial is expected to eventually reduce overcrowding at the state’s county jails, criminal justice officials said.
UPDATE: Franklin College president ousted after arrest in Wisconsin
Franklin College terminated President Thomas Minar over the weekend after he was arrested in Wisconsin “for use of a computer to facilitate a sex crime, child enticement, and to expose a child to harmful materials/narrations,” the school said Monday afternoon.Read More
BEHIND THE NEWS: A flawed culture poisoned Celadon
Critics of Celadon management say a deep-seated, clubby culture helped propel the Indianapolis-based trucking giant toward financial ruin.Read More
In addition to numerous criminal charges, the former chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Indianapolis-based Celadon Group are facing a civil suit filed Thursday by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
A special prosecutor started investigating former Deputy Treasurer Susan Byer’s claims five months after she filed a November 2018 lawsuit alleging the office allowed county employees to waive penalties on late property-tax payments for themselves and family members.
The theft of government funds charge unsealed Monday alleges Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler accepted the bribe from an unidentified company in exchange for the awarding of public works projects in Muncie.
Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler was arrested at his home Monday morning and was in custody. Tyler is a Democrat who’s been mayor for eight years after serving in the Indiana House.
In handing down punishment, the Indiana Supreme Court said the actions of the three judges “were not merely embarrassing on a personal level; they discredited the entire Indiana judiciary.”
A high-ranking United Auto Workers official is facing felony charges of embezzlement and fraud, and prosecutors say that several top union officials conspired to steal more than $1.5 million from the union. The Detroit News said one of the unnamed union leaders is union President Gary Jones.
Three judges have been charged with violations of the Indiana Code of Judicial Conduct for their roles in a violent May 1 altercation in downtown Indianapolis. A new report reveals exactly what the judges did that night leading up to the shootings.
The 43-year old woman has been charged in federal court with eight counts of wire fraud. “The evidence show that she stole over 800 separate cashier’s checks and money orders,” the indictment says, and deposited them into her own bank accounts.
The legal situation is increasingly complex for Kerri Agee, who in March was indicted on federal fraud charges in connection with her now-defunct Westfield financial services firm.
The former high-ranking executive for ACTnano Inc., ChaCha and Brightpoint pleaded guilty in August to theft and acting as an unregistered broker-dealer. He was already facing monetary judgements of more than $740,000 in two related civil cases.
Paul Elmer, 68, of Fishers, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, six months after a jury found him guilty of nine counts of adulterating compounded drugs and one count of conspiracy.
One of the two judges hospitalized after a downtown Indianapolis shooting has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery in connection with the May 1 incident. The judge will not serve any jail time under the agreement.
Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson said the former attorney and tax preparer “has a complete lack of respect for the law, for the tax code, his fellow citizens and for the court.”
Jacqueline Fitzgerald, who was terminated in June 2017 after 17 years at the bond bank, admitted to stealing funds by claiming inappropriate benefit leave payouts.
David Downey, 50, faces a possible prison sentence of up to six years, plus fines of up to $750,000.
An Indianapolis police report says Democratic Rep. Dan Forestal was arrested after officers were called late Saturday about a man impersonating a police officer.
The victim is among divers suing Indianapolis-based USA Diving, alleging it didn’t do enough to stop coach William Bohonyi.
After executing a search warrant at the woman’s home, investigators for the IRS found 100 debit cards in more than 80 different names.