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High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

WASHINGTON | A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.

21 hours ago
In Internet TV case, justices show concern

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

WASHINGTON | Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

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In Internet TV case, justices show concern

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

Videojournalists set up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing arguments between Aereo, Inc., an internet startup company that gives subscribers access to broadcast television on their laptops and other portable devices and the broadcasters.…

23 hours ago
In Internet TV case, justices show concern

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

A videojournalist sets up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing oral arguments between Aereo, Inc., an Internet startup company that gives subscribers access to television on their laptops and other portable devices and the over-the-air bro…

23 hours ago
Judge: Indiana hasn't given valid reason for ban

Judge: Indiana hasn't given valid reason for ban

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal judge has said that attorneys defending Indiana's gay marriage ban haven't given a valid reason why the state should not recognize the out-of-state marriage of a lesbian couple, one of whom has a terminal illness.

April 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Former S'ville judge not returning to courtroom anytime soon

Former S'ville judge not returning to courtroom anytime soon

INDIANAPOLIS | Former Schererville Town Judge Deborah Riga, who served 13 months in federal prison for public corruption, will have to wait at least five more years before she can apply to work again as an attorney.

April 08, 2014 8:30 pm Related
Federal judge to hear Munster couple's marriage request

Federal judge to hear Munster couple's marriage request

EVANSVILLE, Ind. | A federal judge has set a hearing in the case of a Munster couple seeking to compel Indiana to recognize their legal same-sex marriage before one of the women, who is stricken with cancer, dies.

April 05, 2014 3:00 pm
In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

Wrigley Field has been the site of so much heartbreak that some fans who spend their whole lives waiting for a winner ask their families, if they can pull it off, to sneak their ashes inside to be scattered in the friendly confines — a final resting place to keep on waiting.

March 29, 2014 11:01 pm
In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

CHICAGO | It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak — a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.

March 29, 2014 11:01 pm

Judge to sentence man in Michigan City murder

MICHIGAN CITY | While living in Gary, Charles Harper tried to mentor Marzono Shelly, attempting to help guide him.

March 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Public gaining online access to courts

Public gaining online access to courts

The push for electronic access to government services is stronger than ever, and big gains are being made in the courts.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Man sentenced in Wanatah bar stabbing

LAPORTE | A man was sentenced Friday for a stabbing at a bar in Wanatah.

March 07, 2014 5:37 pm
Two charged in connection with weekend Hammond shooting

Two charged in connection with weekend Hammond shooting

HAMMOND | Two men were arrested and charged with multiple offenses in connection with a retaliatory armed robbery and shooting Saturday in Hammond.

March 04, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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Senate panel warily endorses camera enforcement for school bus stop-arm violations

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved plan for cameras to nab motorists driving around the extended stop-arms of school buses that are picking up or dropping off children advanced out of a Senate committee Wednesday, 8-3, but remains on shaky ground.

February 26, 2014 5:00 pm
Mexico makes clear it will hold on to 'El Chapo'

Mexico makes clear it will hold on to 'El Chapo'

In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico. Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, was captured overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan.

February 25, 2014 5:21 pm
Portage man given 118 years for molesting four

Portage man given 118 years for molesting four

VALPARAISO | Portage resident Christopher Truman was sentenced Tuesday to 118 years behind bars after being found guilty in December on nine counts of repeatedly sexually abusing four boys and/or young men.

February 25, 2014 1:15 pm

Zoeller vows to defend Indiana marriage laws

INDIANAPOLIS | Don't look for Indiana Republican Greg Zoeller to join the growing number of attorneys general refusing to defend their states' laws prohibiting same-sex marriage and denying recognition of valid gay marriages performed elsewhere.

February 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Man charged with battery against pregnant woman

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors on Thursday charged a 20-year-old man with felony battery resulting in bodily injury after police said he struck a pregnant woman Tuesday in Hammond.

February 14, 2014 3:52 pm

Gary man charged with six counts of attempted murder

CROWN POINT | Multiple criminal charges, including six Class A felony attempted murder charges, were filed Tuesday by Lake County prosecutors against a Gary man accused of shooting a handgun at law enforcement officers during a raid of a residence on Feb. 4

February 14, 2014 3:41 pm

High court names temporary judge

GARY | The Indiana Supreme Court has named Senior Judge Steven King to temporarily preside over Lake Superior Court, Civil Division Room 4.

January 27, 2014 7:00 pm
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