22, Dec 2014 - ACLU's nativity scene suit violates rights?
A commissioner of a southeastern Indiana county being sued over a nativity scene erected on its courthouse lawn says the federal complaint violates its constitutional rights of freedom of expression and freedom of religion.
22, Dec 2014 - Ind. high court issues order upholding labor law
The Indiana Supreme Court has issued an order throwing out the last remaining constitutional challenge to Indiana's right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees.
22, Dec 2014 - Judge: Texas gay marriage ban will remain in place for now
In early October, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review same-sex marriage cases from five other states, effectively legalizing gay marriage in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin. [...] federal courts in five additional states have overturned their bans, bringing the total number of states with legalized same-sex marriage to 35. If lifted, he wrote, it would create a rush to ...
22, Dec 2014 - Ind. Supreme Court dismisses final right-to-work challenge
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's right-to-work law will remain in effect for the foreseeable future after the Indiana Supreme Court tossed the sole remaining constitutional challenge to the controversial labor statute.
21, Dec 2014 - Trial over teacher's dismissal due Dec. 16
A schoolteacher's lawsuit over her dismissal by a northern Indiana Roman Catholic diocese can proceed to trial this month after a federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of an appeal by the defendants.
20, Dec 2014 - Court: City illegally cut deployed officer's pay
A federal appeals court has ruled an Indiana city violated federal law when it reduced a payment to a police officer who was serving on active duty.
20, Dec 2014 - Abortion facilities law: unconstitutional
Judge says law is a Fourteenth Amendment violation by Indiana News Service By Mary Kuhlman Supporters of women's reproductive rights call it a victory, but the Indiana Attorney General's Office says it is reviewing a federal judge's ruling that an abortion law is unconstitutional.â€¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
19, Dec 2014 - Franklin Co. Nativity to stay up for Christmas
A federal judge in Indianapolis will decide if a Nativity scene on a southeastern Indiana courthouse lawn will get to stay.
19, Dec 2014 - Indiana County doctor who traded drugs for sex to be re-sentenced
A former Indiana County doctor serving up to 10 years in prison for a painkillers-for-sex prescription scheme will be returned to Indiana Common Pleas Court ...
18, Dec 2014 - Indianapolis, IN Video raises questions over Indiana inmateâ€™s death
DECATUR COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) â€” After Shane Satterfield was arrested for drunk driving last New Yearâ€™s Eve, he turned himself in at the Decatur County Jail in what he thought was a new start.
12, Oct 2014 - Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis issues marriage licenses for same-sex couples following Supreme Court decision
By: Liz Gelardi INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 6,2014) â€“ The Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to take place in five states. On Monday, the countryâ€™s highest court decided it will not take up appeals to federal court rulings that found Indianaâ€™s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. The Marion County Clerkâ€™s Office began issuing [â€¦]
12, Oct 2014 - IN County Clerk's Offices Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses
After the Supreme Court rejected Indiana's appeal to ban same-sex marriage, county clerk's started issuing gay marriage licenses.
12, Oct 2014 - IN Attorney General: county clerks required by law to issue same-sex marriage licenses
The Indiana Attorney General's office says Monday's ruling by the Supreme Court means that county clerks will be required by federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
12, Oct 2014 - Indianapolis, IN Marion County judicial election system ruled unconstitutional
A federal judge in Indianapolis has ruled that the statute outlining how Marion Superior judges are elected is unconstitutional. Because a stay has been issued, the ruling will not impact next monthâ€™s election.
12, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court declines to review same-sex marriage cases
The Supreme Court today decided to let stand rulings that allow same-sex marriage in Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Indiana and Wisconsin, a surprising move that may clear the way for the expansion of such unions throughout the nation.
12, Oct 2014 - US Supreme Court says same-sex marriage can proceed in five states with prior bans
Big news for gay marriage this morning out of Washington . The US Supreme Court denied review of the attempts by petitioners in several states to reverse lower-court decisions that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. All of those states, much like Arkansas, had previously banned gay marriage before lower courts struck down their prohibitions ...
12, Oct 2014 - Indianapolis, IN Same-sex marriage licenses issued in Marion Co.
The Marion County Clerk's Office said it would immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday, hours after the nation's high court declined to take on Indiana's same-sex marriage case.
11, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriages resume; DOJ concedes fight over
The U.S. Supreme court effectively legalized same-sex marriages in five states by turning away appeals on a number of cases Monday. The justices did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. The court's order immediately ended delays on marriage in those states. Couples in six other states should be able to get married soon. A representative for ...
11, Oct 2014 - Gary, IN How same-sex marriage is unfolding in 11 states
The Supreme Court on Monday denied appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin in which those states sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.
11, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court rejects gay marriage appeals, could open marriage in NC, SC
Â The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. SPECIAL SECTION : Same-sex marriage The justices on Monday did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. No other state cases were currently pending with the high court, but the ...
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€¦]
11, Oct 2014 - Notre Dame Extends Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses
The Catholic school emailed employees about the change Wednesday following a Supreme Court move legalizing gay marriage in Indiana.
11, Oct 2014 - Indiana same-sex marriage is now legal
The fight over gay marriage in Indiana came to an abrupt end Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court denied Indiana's appeal on the issue.
11, Oct 2014 - Ban lifted for the last time; same-sex marriage is legal in Indiana again
In an unexpected move, the Supreme Court abstained from ruling on same-sex marriage bans affecting Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Utah on Monday. Now, the decision falls to the previous ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in August, saying the banning of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
11, Oct 2014 - Gary, IN US supreme court decision paves way for sweeping expansion of gay rights
Court declines to hear appeals from five states Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin seeking to uphold same-sex marriage bans and paves way for legalisation in six other states Gay rights in the US a state-by-state interactive guide The US supreme court signalled a sweeping expansion of gay rights across America on Monday, declining to hear appeals from five states seeking to uphold ...
09, Oct 2014 - Former IndyCar driver Randy Lanier to be released from prison
Randy Lanier was the former Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Yearâ€”whose promising auto racing career scandalously careened into oblivion, when he was sentenced to life without parole for his role as an international drug trafficking mastermind. And next week, Autoweek has learned , he will shuffle out of prison a free man. Read more...
09, Oct 2014 - South Bend, IN Crime Time Oct. 9
Bremen Police The Bremen police issued eight traffic citations, issued 32 warnings, and ticketed five ordinance violations. There was a bomb theft, one theft, one burglary, one Habitual Traffic Violator â€“ Life Crash Reports Grant and Marshall streets, Property Damage Accident Indiana and North Dewey, Property Damage Accident 730 High Street (Precision Painting Parking Lot), Property Damage ...
09, Oct 2014 - South Bend, IN Notre Dame to extend benefits to same-sex spouses
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- The University of Notre Dame has informed employees it will extend benefits to same-sex spouses after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in Indiana and 10 other states.The university sent out an email to employees Wednesday evening that said because Indiana law now recognizes same-sex marriages, the university "will extend benefits to all legally ...
08, Oct 2014 - UPDATE: Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage expansion
The justices, without comment, brought to an end delays in same-sex marriages in five states: Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. Couples in six other states â€” Colorado, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming â€” should be able to get married in short order. Read more