CHICAGO | Guards at one of the nation's largest jails systematically engage in "sadistic violence and brutality" against inmates, according to a federal class-action lawsuit filed on Thursday.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Sixteen Hoosier environmental and social justice organizations called Wednesday for state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, to kill a proposal that could significantly reshape Indiana's environmental laws.
CHICAGO | A Chicago man released from prison last year after serving 20 years for a double homicide filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that officers beat him into confessing to the crime and suppressed evidence that proved his innocence.
SPRINGFIELD | Some of the largest public labor unions in Illinois filed a long-awaited lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's new pension reform law, a move that could delay implementation of the landmark measure and have major ramifications in upcoming elections.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, picked the right committee to muscle the proposed marriage amendment onto the House floor.
A lawsuit filed this week accuses the Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball program of recruiting players, district officials confirmed Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD | A group of retired state employees Thursday filed the second of what could be at least four lawsuits seeking to dump the state’s controversial new pension law.
PORTAGE | City officials approved a settlement Monday night to end a four-year legal battle with a former police officer.
INDIANAPOLIS | In a case stretching back 23 years, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a former Andrean High School basketball player, whose eligibility to play repeatedly was blocked by the Indiana High School Athletic Association, can recoup his attorney fees from the association.
CROWN POINT | A complaint filed Thursday by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller alleges a Lake County homeowner lost thousands to a New Jersey-based foreclosure consultant.
INDIANAPOLIS | East Porter County School Corp. has joined a state-sponsored lawsuit seeking to invalidate a portion of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | A judge may yet decide if the Republican-appointed State Board of Education held an illegal meeting Oct. 16 when members drafted and approved a letter via email requesting legislative assistance in calculating 2012-13 school grades.
INDIANAPOLIS | Crown Point Community School Corp. will receive a payout topping $3 million later this month, its share of a securities fraud settlement between the Indiana secretary of state's office and the Indiana State Teachers Association.
HAMMOND | A lawsuit filed against Griffith leaders by the town's former top cop has been dismissed, federal court records show.
A Chicago law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, Hammond-based Beemsterboer Slag Corp. and three other companies over the petroleum coke that has been stored along the Calumet River.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.
CHICAGO | The Illinois attorney general and city of Chicago have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a Hammond company from storing petroleum coke along the Calumet River.
HAMMOND | Lake County police have reached a settlement with the family of a Hobart man officers fatally shot in 2009 after responding to a distress call for a suicidal subject, federal court records show.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge ruled Friday that Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, cannot use her Department of Education attorneys to sue the Republican-appointed State Board of Education.
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