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Self-defense

M'ville killer asks Supreme Court for new trial

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether to award a new trial to a Merrillville man convicted of murder last year after stabbing a patron at Hammond's Copper Penny bar.

October 03, 2013 6:30 pm
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July 27, 2013 12:00 am

Court: Second shot by Gary man not self-defense

INDIANAPOLIS | A Gary man went beyond self-defense when he fired a second shot into a man on his knees with his arms raised in the air, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled.

July 27, 2011 3:30 pm

Lawmakers, legal experts urge rehearing on police entry decision

INDIANAPOLIS | The right of any Hoosier to resist illegal police entry into his or her home is protected by Indiana law, cannot be eliminated at the whim of a court and keeps police from exceeding their authority.

June 19, 2011 6:00 pm

Ill. colleges seek preemptive strike against conceal carry bill

SPRINGFIELD | College officials throughout the state are raising red flags over a push to allow Illinoisans to carry concealed weapons.

March 19, 2011 10:45 pm

Gun laws could be in spotlight in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD | Gun rights supporters think they have momentum on their side this year to allow Illinoisans to carry concealed weapons.

March 06, 2011 11:45 am

Lawmakers push concealed carry proposals

SPRINGFIELD | After the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a handgun ban in Chicago last year, lawmakers in Springfield started off the year by pushing to give people the right to carry concealed firearms in public.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
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