Michael Shoun sliced his victim from her chest to groin and removed her kidney and small intestine at his home near Elkhart in November 2013.
The lawyer representing the plaintiff in the case said Allen County has known about the lack of funding and overloading of cases for public defenders for more than a decade.
The former officer was serving as treasurer and secretary for the Blue Knights, a motorcycle group made up of active and retired law enforcement officers.
Employees were in the stores’ stock room Thursday morning when armed men came in through the loading dock doors.
Robert L. Persley, 58, and Brenda K. Buckley, 42, both of Wabash, were arrested on narcotics and gun-related charges.
The lawsuit claims Calvin Wilson was given a court-appointed attorney who didn’t meet him until two weeks later after a hearing.
Justin D. Littlejohn is accused of the Dec. 28 beating of Randy Lee Dial inside a room at the Economy Inn at 3340 W. Coliseum Blvd.
Codi J. Starr faces a charges of aggravated battery and battery related to an Oct. 27 incident that left Scott Rudicill seriously injured.
A grand jury charged Ronald Exantus of Indiana last month with murder, first-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault. He’s accused of fatally stabbing Logan Dean Tipton while the child was sleeping.
The body of the 26-year-old Fort Wayne man was found inside a running vehicle Tuesday evening after police received reports of gunshots.
Officers found small amounts of heroin, marijuana and crystal meth during the raid.
Talon Roper, 26, was convicted of aggravated battery and robbery causing serious injury for shooting and robbing Bacilio Garcia IV in late April.
A 6-year-old boy has been found safe after the car he was sleeping in was stolen from a Philadelphia convenience store parking lot.
The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Jim Tomes, R-Wadesville, also would prohibit questions about drunken-driving violations on handgun license applications or in interviews.
Billy Ray Adams was convicted of killing Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Settles in February 1972 as the officer responded to a bank robbery.
A witness was able to get a photo of the vehicle used in the Lassus handy Dandy robbery, which police connected to man who has since been arrested and charged.
Deputies found the husband dead when they responded to his house Saturday night.
Police said the argument started from a disagreement from a cellphone bill.
Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the state. Ross County is among the areas with the highest rates of drug overdose deaths when accounting for population and age.
Police were called just before 1:30 p.m. to the Wells Fargo at 901 W. State Blvd. near Sherman Boulevard.