Ryan Mears, who was Terry Curry’s chief trial deputy, has been serving as the interim prosecutor since Curry stepped down Sept. 23. He promised to be an independent leader who works for the good of the Indianapolis community and takes a tough stance on violent crime.
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.
The policy shift is meant to free up resources to focus on violent crime in Indianapolis. More serious marijuana offenses involving more than one ounce of pot will still be prosecuted.
The Justice Department weighed in after a former Cathedral High School teacher in a same-sex marriage sued the archdiocese over his dismissal.
The outcome raises the possibility that former defendants will retaliate and seek the fees and costs they incurred when Richard Bell filed lawsuits against them.
The complaint is related to remarks state Rep. Dan Forestal made during the House Elections and Apportionment Committee hearing on Feb. 14 when lawmakers were discussing a bill that would have made changes to the way local primaries are conducted.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled against Karma International LLC, which in 2016 hosted a Maxim men’s magazine-themed party for the 2016 IndyCar race that lost more than $420,000, according to the court.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is among the 29 attorneys general across the country backing a proposed settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, calling the agreement a “significant breakthrough in our important fight against the opioid crisis.”
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.
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Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume the body under his gravestone in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Purdue Pharma may have just set the starting point for determining what it will cost dozens of pharmaceutical companies to resolve legal liability over their role in creating the U.S. opioid epidemic.
The Madison County Council voted to halt discussions with Henry County and recommend that Madison County commissioners start a feasibility study for a new jail in Anderson potentially costing $50 million.
By Thursday, half of the nation’s state attorneys general said they would reject a tentative deal crafted by the other half, and many criticized the terms as grossly insufficient.
The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis.
A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation’s opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue.
A team of Federal Trade Commission investigators has begun interviewing small businesses that sell products on Amazon.com to determine whether the e-commerce giant is using its market power to hurt competition.
The outcome is being closely watched as one of the biggest challenges in years to the Indianapolis-based NCAA’s longstanding and far-reaching model of amateur sports.