An Indianapolis landlord has been ordered by a federal judge to pay nearly $220,000 for discriminating against and trying to evict a now-deceased woman who was recovering from an injury.
Steven Ganote, who prosecutors say was a key player in the massive American Senior Communities overbilling and kickback scheme, was also ordered to pay $7 million in restitution.
President Donald Trump's top contenders for the vacancy include federal appeals judge Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana. The president plans to announce his selection Monday night.
Notre Dame Law School professor and 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett is on President Trump’s list of 25 Supreme Court-worthy nominees, but she is now seen as being on a much shorter list.
The Trump Justice Department had sued to block the $85 billion merger, arguing that it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up costs to consumers for streaming TV and movies.
Retired Marion Superior Court Judge Patricia Gifford, known for her composed effectiveness while presiding over the Mike Tyson rape trial, has died at age 79.
The decision from the high court affects more than 100,000 advisers nationwide.
Seventeen other judges are scheduled for a new process for selecting and retaining Indianapolis judges that gets under way next month.
A Marion Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of a North Carolina developer, after a neighborhood resident challenged his plans to build the project.
The resignations of chairman Paul Parilla, vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley were announced Monday while a judge in Michigan heard a fifth day of statements from women and girls who said they were molested by Larry Nassar.
Authorities say Larry Westby stole nearly $1 million from people investing in his Indianapolis-based business.
The White House said President Donald Trump nominated James Sweeney II for the position with the U.S. District Court that covers the southern two-thirds of Indiana.
President Donald Trump is having more success getting judges confirmed than Democrat Barack Obama did at this early stage in their presidencies, and that disparity is expected to increase this week.
The deal has to be approved by both the Indianapolis City-County Council and the Carmel City Council before Carmel begins construction on the contested intersections.
Authorities say the man defrauded a longtime client out of nearly $1.2 million and spent that money on vacations, golf club memberships, meals and retail purchases.
The Indianapolis-based alcohol wholesaler had challenged Indiana laws that prevent beer wholesalers from also selling liquor.
Wabash Superior Judge Christopher Goff, 45, has been selected as the 110th justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Monday.
The previous system had been thrown out by a federal appeals court in 2015 as unconstitutional, and Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long said it was the Legislature’s responsibility to replace it.