Thomas Minar, 58, pleaded no contest in March to one count of child enticement and three counts of possession of child pornography.
There’s no dispute that FBI agents in 2015 knew that sports doctor Larry Nassar was accused of molesting gymnasts, but they failed to act, leaving him free to continue to target young women and girls for more than a year.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday threw out a law that gave state legislators increased power to intervene during public health emergencies, agreeing with arguments from Gov. Eric Holcomb that the move violated the state constitution.
The grant funds will go toward hiring and supporting facilitators in the courts. Those individuals will provide tenants and property owners with information about eviction diversion programs and emergency rental assistance.
Last month, Faegre Drinker announced that Indianapolis-based partner Scott Kosnoff would co-lead an interdisciplinary artificial intelligence and algorithmic decision-making team that the firm calls AI-X. IBJ talked to Kosnoff about the team.
The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it will not pursue criminal charges against former FBI agents who failed to quickly open an investigation of sports doctor Larry Nassar despite learning in 2015 that he was accused of sexually assaulting female gymnasts.
Fred Glass, who worked as IU’s athletic director from 2009 to 2020 after a long career in law and politics, will become chief executive of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on Sept. 30.
The Marion County women, who discovered they were among the nearly 100 “secret children” of a former Indianapolis fertility doctor, have filed lawsuits against the producers of the popular Netflix documentary “Our Father.”
The longtime news anchor’s lawsuit alleged that she had been harassed and mistreated by colleagues and managers as she waged a public battle with breast cancer.
State senators voted 32-15 in favor of overriding Gov. Eric Holcomb following the same action in a 67-28 vote by the House earlier in the day.
U.S. District Judge Norman Moon said the evidence from federal inspections shows more than 300 beagle puppies have died at the facility, which is owned by Indianapolis-based Envigo, over the last seven months of unknown causes.
George R. McKown, 71, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud, also was ordered to pay more than $5.2 million in restitution to his victims.
Repeated federal inspections since Envigo acquired the facility have resulted in dozens of violations, including findings that dogs had received inadequate medical care and insufficient food, were housed in filthy conditions, and some had been euthanized without first receiving anesthesia.
This week’s ruling follows efforts by many states and the federal government to help curb health care costs by restricting or eliminating so-called “surprise billing ” and requiring increased price transparency for consumers.
The decision comes just over a month after another Los Angeles judge found that a California law mandating that corporations diversify their boards with members from certain racial, ethnic or LGBT groups was unconstitutional.
Nearly half the states, 24 in all, have laws regarding athlete compensation. Yet those states have shown no appetite to question or investigate the schools, the contracts or the third-party groups orchestrating them. Even if they did, there is little legal framework for how they would do it.
Some Republicans argued that the House-passed bill is more extreme than Roe, and would expand abortion access beyond what is already the law.
Owner of fieldhouse in Grand Park nears resolution with developer of $42M youth sports park in Auburn
Grand Park Fieldhouse’s lawsuit alleges its former president of operations used confidential information from his time in Westfield in his new role as a principal with the developer of a planned sports park in northeast Indiana.
Thomas Buck built a reputation as one of the state’s top financial advisers before being sentenced to prison for securities fraud in 2019.
The lawsuit stemmed from a November 2018 incident in which Daniel Cedars, 65, was fatally shot in his doorway around 1:30 a.m. after officers responded to a hang-up 911 call.