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Zoeller requests Supreme Court review of marriage ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to hear his appeal of lower court decisions declaring unconstitutional Indiana's prohibition on same-sex marriage and its refusal to recognize gay marriages performed elsewhere.

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Dems question state spending on marriage law defense

Dems question state spending on marriage law defense

INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Democratic Party wants to know how much the state is spending to defend its law limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples; a law that federal district and appellate courts have ruled is unconstitutional.

September 08, 2014 2:35 pm Related
Wedding bells not yet ringing for gay Hoosiers

Wedding bells not yet ringing for gay Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite Thursday's federal appeals court ruling that Indiana's prohibition on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, gay Hoosiers still may have to wait nearly a year or more before they can walk down the aisle.

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Right-to-work took long journey to Supreme Court

Right-to-work took long journey to Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday in Attorney General Greg Zoeller's first appeal of two Lake County judicial rulings finding the state's right-to-work law violates the Indiana Constitution.

September 03, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Conviction upheld for man arrested in kidnapping

Conviction upheld for man arrested in kidnapping

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of a Kansas man arrested in 2011 after his female relative ran naked out of a Portage motel screaming for help.

July 16, 2014 7:40 pm

New lawsuits in fight over cold beer sales

INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Indiana convenience stores and gas stations is heading back to court hoping to overturn a state law that gives package liquor stores the exclusive right to sell cold beer.

July 15, 2014 5:30 pm
Gary native won't let life in prison deter him from pursuing dreams

Gary native won't let life in prison deter him from pursuing dreams

Former Gary boxer Charles "Duke" Tanner's fight for freedom has taken a lyrical twist.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ind. Supreme Court OKs robocall ban

Ind. Supreme Court OKs robocall ban

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state's ban on automatically dialed, prerecorded telephone calls is allowed under Indiana's Constitution.

December 29, 2011 1:45 pm Related

Court denies Pabey's request to vacate or reduce prison time

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey's convictions and five-year prison term for conspiracy and embezzlement of public funds.

December 29, 2011 1:30 pm Related
Court ruling in U.S. v. Pabey appeal

Court ruling in U.S. v. Pabey appeal

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago Wednesday upheld the conviction and 60-month prison sentence of former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey for conspiracy and embezzlement of public funds.

December 28, 2011 2:34 pm

Indiana attorney general asks court to reinstate robocall ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has asked the federal appeals court in Chicago to restore Indiana's ban on political robocalls.

October 04, 2011 6:30 pm

State asks court to restore ban on Planned Parenthood funding

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller asked a federal appeals court Monday to restore Indiana's law prohibiting Planned Parenthood from receiving payments from the federal government.

September 26, 2011 8:45 pm

Zoeller won't seek quick appeal of judge's hold on immigration law

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller will not immediately appeal a federal judge's hold on Indiana's new immigration law.

July 19, 2011 6:00 pm

Court: M'ville race bias not proved

CHICAGO | Chicago's 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday a group of Merrillville residents did not prove the town and others treated them worse than similarly situated homeowners of a different race.

July 11, 2011 8:00 pm

Indiana to appeal injunction halting abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller will appeal a federal judge's order that put Indiana's law defunding Planned Parenthood on hold.

June 28, 2011 3:15 pm

Child pornographer to pay victim far less than requested

HAMMOND | A federal judge Wednesday ordered a convicted child pornographer to pay his victim a fraction of what prosecutors sought in restitution.

June 15, 2011 4:05 pm
Pabey to report to prison Wednesday

Pabey to report to prison Wednesday

CHICAGO | George Pabey must go to prison. For the second time this month, the federally convicted former East Chicago mayor has been denied a request not to report to prison as scheduled on Wednesday.

May 27, 2011 7:00 pm

Blacks' exclusion from jury pool spurs new trial

CHICAGO | An appellate court decided this week to send a decade-old murder case back for another trial, questioning a prosecutor's elimination of a black woman from the jury pool.

March 11, 2011 6:07 pm

Former Calumet Township trustee's request to leave prison pending appeal denied

CHICAGO | The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied a former Calumet Township trustee's request for release pending his appeal, court records state.

January 25, 2011 3:22 pm

Gary boxer still fighting for new trial

CHICAGO | Though judges denied a Gary boxer's appeal of his drug trafficking conviction last month, he planned on fighting for a rehearing of his appellate case. But his attorney missed the filing deadline, which could jeopardize those plans.

January 24, 2011 6:03 pm
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