28, Nov 2014 - Allen, IN Notorius killer Allen Blackthorne dies in prison at age 59
The man behind one of the Tampa Bay area's most notorious killings died in prison Friday. Allen Blackthorne died in in Terre Haute, Indiana at age 59.
28, Nov 2014 - Allen, IN Former S.A. millionaire convicted in ex-wifeâ€™s slaying dies in prison
Allen Blackthorne, 59, who was serving life in prison for hiring a hitman to kill his former wife, has died in federal prison. The former millionaire died Tuesday in Terre Haute, Indiana, where he had been since April 15, the Bureau of Prisons told the San Antonio Express-News. The cause of death was not released. He had spent more than 15 years behind bars for the 1997 murder in Florida of ...
28, Nov 2014 - Allen, IN Indiana Parole Board calls parole decisions unpredictable
With so many crimes over so many years, we wanted to know why Gholston was out of jail in the first place.
12, Oct 2014 - High court move hurts Arizona gay marriage ban
PHOENIX (AP) -- The refusal by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeals from five states that want to block gay marriage will likely make it tougher for Arizona's gay marriage ban to survive court challenges, legal experts said Monday. The court said it would not consider appeals from Wisconsin, Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah and Virginia. The decision implies that the four conservative justices who ...
11, Oct 2014 - Indianapolis, IN 5 things to know about same-sex marriage after SCOTUS announcement
By Tim Evans INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 6, 2014)â€“ The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected appeals from Indiana and several other states to take up challenges to federal court rulings that found state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Here are five things to know about todayâ€™s decision: Same-sex marriage is now legal in Indiana. The state [â€¦]
04, Apr 2014 - Elkhart, IN Prison escapee agrees to return to Michigan
A convicted killer who escaped from a Michigan prison last month and was caught in Indiana gave up his challenge Thursday to attempt to return him to his home state.
03, Apr 2014 - Gay couples challenge Indiana same-sex marriage ban
(Reuters) - Thirteen people filed a lawsuit on Friday urging a federal judge to overturn an Indiana law that bans gay marriage or recognition of same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, arguing that it violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit filed in Indianapolis federal court is the second challenge to Indiana's law filed in the past week and one of a series of cases ...
03, Apr 2014 - Allen, IN Tougher child support law will apply to few: Experts
Some repeat offenders who don't pay child support could spend more time in Indiana prisons, after Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation this week to ramp up their sentences.
03, Apr 2014 - Third lawsuit aimed at Indiana same-sex marriage ban
A trio of federal lawsuits challenging Indiana's same-sex marriage ban have been filed this month, joining a mounting number of similar complaints cropping up in courts nationwide.
03, Apr 2014 - State AG explains position on marriage challenges
JEFFERSONVILLE -- Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has refused to represent his state in federal court in cases where the state's same-sex marriage ban has been challenged. For Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, that course of action isn't
02, Apr 2014 - State AG explains position on marriage challenges in Indiana
JEFFERSONVILLE â€” Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has refused to represent his state in federal court in cases where the stateâ€™s same-sex marriage ban has been challenged.
01, Apr 2014 - Allen, IN FBI raids Calumet Township trusteeâ€™s office
GARY â€” Federal and state agents swept through Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elginâ€™s office Thursday morning as they executed a search warrant. FBI Supervisory Special Agent Robert Ramsey said Indiana State Police investigators and agents from the IRS and FBI were at 610 Connecticut St. as part of an ongoing investigation. He declined to say more about the nature of the case or when the ...