The decision means Ohio now has 26 death row inmates with firm execution dates beginning early next year.
Hamilton will lead the Fort Wayne Police Department’s new community relations division. Sources told NewsChannel 15 that Hamilton’s “lack of leadership” over the department led to his demotion.
The alleged rape took place just after midnight and police were able to quickly capture the suspect who is being held without bond until his first court appearance.
The man pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of a man after a party last August.
A central Indiana prosecutor says evidence shows a 12-year-old girl wasn’t fatally injured by being run over by a riding lawnmower last fall as her guardian claimed.
The Fort Wayne Police Department said this week that credit card skimmer devices have been found recently on a gas pumps in Fort Wayne.
Shane Geist had been wanted in connection with a drug investigation by a multi-county police agency. He was finally located in Fort Wayne.
A man wanted in connection with the fatal shootings of his niece and her young son in suburban Indianapolis killed himself Wednesday afternoon at a downtown Indianapolis hotel, police said.
Anthony W. Dager was sentenced in August to 30 years in prison – 10 years for each of the victims of the April 4 crash on State Road 1 near Ossian.
A nearly two-week long investigation that started when a resident reported suspicious activity has resulted in the arrests of six people, the recovery of dozens of stolen items and the discovery of two meth labs according to the Bluffton Police Department.
The former Park Tudor School basketball coach had sought to live with his parents while awaiting trial on charges he enticed a 15-year-old girl into a sexual relationship.
Police say the man damaged the road and the sides of the bridge early Tuesday while recklessly driving along it for 90 minutes.
Opponents of a bill to mandate tougher sentences for some convicted drug dealers say it’s too early to change Indiana’s criminal code since a major overhaul took effect only two years ago.
Programming also will focus on cyberbullying and radicalization by terrorists and criminal extremists.
Police served a search warrant in the southwest side neighborhood Monday night and arrested three people.
The number of homicide deaths among those 19 and younger jumped from 35 in 2012 to 65 in 2013.
He also faces two counts of disseminating material harmful to minors for allegedly showing pornography to a child.
The man served 25 years for the murder of his second wife and was released in January of 2014. He was arrested months later for the murder of his first wife.
Police believe a 17-year-old pulled a gun and shot two people Thursday evening in Mercer County, Ohio after they physically took drugs from him that he had intended to sell them.
Frank H. Tracy Jr. is wanted for the death of Hannah Fischer. She was found inside an apartment at 119 W. Perry St. on Tuesday.