INDIANAPOLIS | Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the 2011 murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, could win a new trial if the Indiana Supreme Court finds the jury instructions concerning his presumption of innocence were inadequate.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats are continuing to pound Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his decision not to seek up to $80 million in federal funds for preschool education in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, will moderate an expert discussion Wednesday on three major issues affecting the lives of many Hoosier women: pay equity, domestic violence and sexual assault.
INDIANAPOLIS | Experts advised the House Ethics Committee on Monday that Indiana needs to update its public disclosure requirements for state lawmakers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence insists Indiana health officials are prepared should a Hoosier be infected by Ebola, but nevertheless wants the federal government to bar travelers from West Africa from entering the United States.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans are preparing to wager the lives of some 700 Hoosier babies a year on their philosophy that the private sector is more capable of reducing infant mortality than any government program.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court is the pinnacle of a state court system that in any given year handles some 1.6 million cases filed in the state's 92 counties, including roughly 180,000 cases in Lake County and 38,000 in Porter County.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Campaign finance.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will travel this week to several New England states, including the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire, to campaign with Republican candidates running for governor.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to convert Porter County's juvenile magistrate position into a circuit court magistrate empowered to act, under a judge's supervision, on a variety of legal matters has cleared the first hurdle at the Statehouse.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican candidates for secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer combined have nearly five times as much money to spend ahead of the Nov. 4 elections than their Democratic opponents.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Department of Child Services has selected a Northwest Indiana woman to lead its efforts to improve the educational outcomes of Hoosier foster children.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education postponed the expected release of 2013-14 grades for thousands of Indiana schools Wednesday, instead voting to wait three weeks for five possibly incorrect school ratings to be confirmed.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans promised to enact a balanced budget, reform the school funding formula, improve Statehouse ethics and promote public health and safety, if they maintain their majority following the Nov. 4 elections.
INDIANAPOLIS | Same-sex couples who married in the two days after Indiana's gay marriage ban initially was struck down may want to check with their county clerks to confirm their marriages were recorded.
INDIANAPOLIS | The most controversial issue of the 2014 legislative session will not even be up for debate next year.
INDIANAPOLIS | As tensions rise in the Middle East, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security is relaunching a program encouraging Hoosiers to report suspicious activity to law enforcement.
Hoosiers don't have to wait until Nov. 4 to cast their ballots in this year's general election.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Minimum wage.
INDIANAPOLIS | A competitive advantage awarded to Gary's casinos back when the boats sailed Lake Michigan could end up sinking Majestic Star's chances to relocate its gaming facility on land adjacent to the now-moored vessels.
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