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.
Several Democrats told IBJ that party leaders have recently removed precinct committeemen and women who would have supported a candidate for prosecutor that isn’t backed by Mayor Joe Hogsett. The precinct committeemen and women will meet in a caucus Saturday to choose Curry’s successor.
The Indiana Family Institute and the American Family Association of Indiana filed the legal challenge to the so-called “fix” given to Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
The company says it did nothing wrong but decided to settle the case, which involved allegations of discrimination against female applicants at its Shelbyville warehouse.
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.
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.
Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume the body under his gravestone in Crown Hill Cemetery.
House lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents.
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.
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.
Lawyers for Indiana’s Department of Child Services are pushing to seal records in a federal class action lawsuit accusing the child welfare agency of inadequately protecting thousands of children in its care.
The new stalled rule would require applicants to have the state health department, not the BMV, sign off on an individual’s attempt to be recognized on their driver’s license or state ID as anything other than their gender at birth.
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has a market value of more than $820 billion and controls so many facets of the internet that it’s fairly impossible to surf the web for long without running into at least one of its services.
The company said it is prepared to defend itself in litigation, but that “Purdue Pharma believes a settlement that benefits the American public now is a far better path than years of wasteful litigation and appeals.”
Mark Damer of Carmel, 62, filed suit against Noyes last month in Hamilton Superior Court. Damer’s complaint says his termination was in violation of the employment agreement he had signed months earlier, and that, after his termination, Noyes denied him access to records related to the Bayley Investment Group.
According to the suit, Granite City failed to pay monthly rent and meet other obligations under terms of the lease for the 9,603-square-foot ground-floor space it occupied in Circle Centre until late last month.
Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world’s largest and most ubiquitous tech companies.