26, Mar 2015 - Elkhart, IN Teen who didnâ€™t kill anyone faces 55 years in prison for felony murder
ELKHART, Ind. â€” A teenager who didnâ€™t kill anyone, but was sentenced to 55 years in prison under the interesting felony murder law, is hoping the Indiana state Supreme Court will come to his aid when they hear his case Thursday. According to The Guardian, Blake Layman was 16 when he and four friends broke into a [â€¦]
26, Mar 2015 - Elkhart, IN â€śElkhart Fourâ€ť Ask Indiana Supreme Court To Hear Their Case
The Indiana Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in the case of the so-called â€śElkhart Four,â€ť in which three young men were sentenced to long prison terms for murder, in the death of a friend who was shot by a homeowner while they were burglarizing his home.
25, Mar 2015 - Indiana Supreme court hears oral arguments from "Elkhart Four" case
The Indiana Supreme Court heard arguments about if it should take on the case of â€śthe Elkhart Fourâ€ť Thursday. A news release from the office of the Attorney General said the case challenges whether the remaining defendants could be convicted of felony murder in the shooting death of one of their fellow burglars during the burglary. It also challenges if the intruders should have been charged as ...
24, Mar 2015 - Elkhart, IN Indiana Supreme Court hears Elkhart intruder shooting case
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) â€” The Indiana Supreme Court is weighing whether to take up the case of three Elkhart youths seeking to have their murder convictions overturned in the death of an accomplice fatally shot by a homeowner after the four broke into a house.
11, Oct 2014 - Elkhart, IN Court vacates molesting conviction
The Indiana Supreme Court called an Elkhart defendant's almost 1,300-day wait to face trial "considerable, unfortunate and inexcusable," and the unanimous decision urged trial judges around the state
11, Oct 2014 - Elkhart, IN Child molester has conviction overturned
It only took one day to convict him, but now the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled an Elkhart County man's child molestation conviction be overturned.
11, Oct 2014 - South Bend, IN Supreme Court vacates Elkhart man's molesting conviction
The Indiana Supreme Court called an Elkhart defendant's almost 1,300-day wait to face trial "considerable, unfortunate and inexcusable"
08, Oct 2014 - St Joseph, IN Elkhart prisoner fatally stabbed at SW Ind. prison
A Wabash Valley Correctional Facility spokesman says an inmate at the southwestern Indiana prison has been fatally stabbed by another prisoner.
04, Apr 2014 - N. Indiana. facility sued over tainted steroids
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) - Seventy people have filed a lawsuit against a northern Indiana medical facility, saying they received contaminated steroid injections that caused them to contract fungal meningitis. The Elkhart Truth reports the lawsuit filed Wednesday in Elkhart Superior Court seeks unspecified damages against Orthopedic and Sports ...
02, Apr 2014 - Elkhart, IN Mother sues Indiana after son's 2012 prison suicide
An Elkhart County mother is suing the Indiana Department of Correction, alleging Westville Correctional Facility staff was responsible for her son's death.
05, Dec 2011 - Police: Northern Indiana man charged with rape and sodomy
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) â€“ A Northern Indiana man is in jail after allegedly raping someone while in Louisville for an RV show. Brian Doss, a former product manager for Keystone RV in Elkhart County, Indiana, is charged with sodomy and rape of another Keystone employee while they were in town for the Louisville RV Show. He was arrested and fired last week. Doss is scheduled to be in court on ...