An eastern Indiana funeral home owner is accused of stealing a wedding ring off a dead man’s finger shortly before he was buried and selling it to a pawn shop for $75.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says the man was arrested Tuesday on preliminary charges of failure to stop at an accident resulting in death, insurance fraud and obstruction of justice.
The charges come after a 1997 conviction for sexually battering his then-four-year-old daughter that earned the man probation.
Steuben County Sheriff Tim Troyer testified that he fears mandatory cameras would destroy trust between his deputies and those living in the rural northeastern Indiana county.
Fort Wayne police closed Lake and Columbia avenues Tuesday afternoon while emergency personnel negotiated with a man who had barricaded himself inside a home. They were able to take him into custody shortly after 2 p.m.
Prosecutors say the blood-alcohol test results of an Indianapolis police officer who fatally struck a pedestrian with his cruiser won’t be released until authorities complete an investigation into that crash.
Aristides Palencia Jacinto, 46, of Warsaw faces three Level 4 felony charges of child molesting, accused of fondling or touching three different children under 14 years old.
The question of whether Indiana law should place restrictions on the public release of police body camera video is set to be discussed by a state legislative committee.
Police in Wisconsin apprehended a man wanted in Steuben County for failing to register as a sex offender as required by law.
The man was accused of posting ominous comments about Muncie police on Facebook, including about Muncie Police Chief Steve Stewart. An affidavit says Stamper wrote that he wanted 30 seconds with Stewart with “no cameras.”
Police were called around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the AJ’s Locker Room store at 124 E. Pettit Ave. after a hold-up alarm was sounded there.
A hit-and-run boat crash on Lake Wawasee did thousands of dollars in damage to a pier, according to DNR officials.
Char’Dae Avery pleaded guilty to a felony charge of causing another person’s death while operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana.
Prosecutors say the doctor billed Medicare and private insurers for more expensive procedures than were performed, among issuing other tests patients didn’t need.
Two Tennessee men were arrested Saturday after a deputy pulled over a vehicle for speeding and found various edible drug items and a stolen gun.
A man was taken into custody after he was seen leaving the scene and a knife was found in the vehicle where he was a passenger.
A loss-prevention employee at the Walmart at 7502 Southtown Crossing Blvd. store said a man pulled a gun on him.
Quinn Albers, 21, was sentenced to 65 years for murder and 2 1/2 yrs for abusing the corpse of 30-year-old Katherine Gick inside the Catholic Cemetery in October 2014.
An assistant Texas high school football coach accused of ordering players to hit a referee who allegedly hurled racial slurs during a game has resigned, and the head coach may also face discipline, administrators said Thursday.
Timothy M. Jacks, 23, of Corunna has been arrested and charged with Level 2 felony attempted rape and four other Level 6 felonies.