A judge on Thursday appointed a special prosecutor to investigate possible criminal charges in the shooting death of 21-year-old Dreasjon “Sean” Reed.
Gary Jones acknowledged that he falsified expenses from 2012 to 2017 when he was a regional UAW director. He was promoted to president in 2018 but quit after 17 months as the federal investigation intensified.
Looting and vandalism in cities across the country have dealt another blow to small businesses that were already reeling from the coronavirus outbreak.
The Stadium Village Business Association, which represents more than 200 businesses south of downtown, decried the property damage caused by weekend riots and a “lack of leadership” from city officials.
Founded in 1996 and based in San Francisco, the Archive has defended its recent actions by saying that it operates like a traditional lending library, a not-for-profit entity providing free books.
Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears announced Monday that he has declined to file charges against 41 “non-violent” protesters who were arrested on Friday and Saturday in downtown Indianapolis.
Following unrest overnight, Mayor Joe Hogsett said Saturday afternoon that he had spoken with protest organizers and social-justice groups to arrange an event on Monument Circle with their assurance that it would remain peaceful and that they would help disperse the crowd afterward.
Overnight, protesters clashed with police and busted windows on Monument Circle and across the Mile Square. Officers used tear gas to try to break up pockets of protesters.
Former IndyCar driver and longtime television racing analyst Derek Daly said he’s not looking to settle a lawsuit he filed last week against Emmis Communications Corp., the Indianapolis Colts, former announcer Bob Lamey and Emmis on-air sports personality Joe Staysniak.
Some prisoners at the federal prison in Terre Haute have asked for early or home release because of the pandemic, including former Indianapolis-area executives Paul Elmer and Thomas Buck.
The development firm, which is in a legal dispute with the city over the property’s future, said the request followed “frequent requests for industrial space closer to downtown” by prospective buyers and tenants.
Four Marion County residents have filed a lawsuit in state court, challenging Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s ability to remain in office after having his law license suspended beginning May 18.
The case mirrors claims made in a suit the same attorneys filed last month against Indiana University in Monroe Circuit Court.
Todd Rokita, 50, said he didn’t want to challenge an incumbent from his own party, but an Indiana Supreme Court decision suspending Hill’s license makes it clear he shouldn’t hold the office.
The appeals court ruling clears the way for Division I conferences to independently set rules for education-related compensation provided to student-athletes.
Rhondalyn Cornett, 55, was also ordered to pay more than $154,000 in restitution to the Indianapolis Education Association and will serve two years of probation.
Claiming an IDEM official gave “disparate treatment out of sheer vindictiveness” and “orchestrated a campaign of official harassment,” environmental consultants and business owners have filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Environment Management and a deputy assistant commissioner.