Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel said he does not believe the change this past summer in the state's public intoxication law is going to make much of a difference for his office or police.
PORTAGE | A Hobart woman was charged with public indecency, public intoxication and possession of marijuana late Wednesday after being found half-clothed in a vehicle.
PORTAGE | Two men were arrested Friday morning following an argument and the firing of a gun.
MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville woman discovered a naked man lying in her backyard Tuesday morning, police said.
CHESTERTON | A Liberty Township man was arrested Tuesday on a public intoxication charge after an altercation with a youth soccer coach, Chesterton police said.
INDIANAPOLIS | High school students drinking alcohol during prom and graduation seasons this year likely won't benefit from a new law intended to encourage dangerously drunken underage drinkers to get medical attention.
INDIANAPOLIS | On a yellow sheet of paper torn from a legal pad, Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan Jr. keeps the list.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new fee for 911 service, assistance for financially distressed local governments, a plan for the state to opt out of federal health programs, a redefinition of public intoxication and an unusual form of fishing were among the 46 bills signed into law Monday by Republican Gov…
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation headed to the governor would prohibit police from arresting an underage drinker who calls an ambulance to help a dangerously intoxicated friend.
INDIANAPOLIS | State legislators voted Tuesday for changes in the law that would make Hoosiers who drink too much both more and less likely to be arrested.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation intended to ensure drinkers get medical attention when they drink too much was approved 95-0 by the Republican-controlled Indiana House Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Drunken Hoosiers could not be arrested for public intoxication unless they were endangering their life, another person's life or breaching the peace under legislation approved 30-20 on Monday by the Indiana Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate committee Tuesday voted 10-0 to rewrite the state's public intoxication law.
HOBART| School officials contacted police on Wednesday regarding a 20-year-old woman who appeared to be intoxicated while picking up her nephew from school.
A 55-year-old Gary man allegedly fired a gun several times outdoors in his apartment complex Tuesday night while children were playing there before threatening to kill police officers, police said.
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