Many states are taking a new look at juvenile life without parole following a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year, but that ruling appears to have little impact in Indiana.
Indiana law allows a judge to sentence those over the age of 16 to life without parole for a murder conviction.
Six months into his term, Holcomb currently has 17 full-time staffers paid from governor’s office funds making $1.5 million.
Residents near the former Indiana Women’s Prison have suggested the site could be turned into educational facilities, a park, senior housing or affordable housing.
The Chicago Tribune reports Illinois Conservation Police say the 24-year-old Schererville, Indiana, man was hiking with a woman in her 20s when he fell Saturday afternoon into Pontiac Canyon.
The federal agency will host a Monday open house at the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to discuss the southwestern Indiana site’s ongoing cleanup and answer questions about lead soil sampling, test results and public health.
Calumet Artist Residency secretary Sam Love says the poetry painting aims to make the building more pleasant looking.
Anderson, Indiana-based Go Electric Inc.’s $1.7 million contract calls for it to install a 1 megawatt array of lithium-ion batteries at Tooele Army Depot in Tooele, Utah.
South Bend City Utilities Director Al Greek says the error caused a sludge holding tank to overflow on July 22, spilling an estimated 1 million gallons inside the plant boundaries.
For over 75 years, the Junior League of Fort Wayne has been committed to improving the lives of women and children through volunteer leadership in the community.
The first weekend of August always marks Harlan Days. This year is the 70th year for the annual fair, held at Harlan Community Park.
Police say the sexual assault was reported early Friday morning by the girl and her mother, who both travel across the country with the carnival.
IMPD Deputy Chief James Waters funeral will also be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Madina Village School serves nearly 400 children in a war-torn community in West Africa. It’s a lifelong dream realized for many who have worked very hard to get the school running. One such person is a former Fort Wayne educator, who was born in the village and is now overseeing the rural primary school.
The two previously launched a video game app that was very successful and they currently star in The Music Minute, their own educational video series for kids. It airs on select PBS stations nationwide. Kris and Kenny will also be the hosts of “Play the Ukulele with The Atomic Sharks” premiering on most PBS stations in August of 2017.
Summer is quickly winding down and many local districts school start soon. But for a lot of people, the preparation for the First day of School has already begun.
Upstart is a virtual pre-K program in which students identify sounds and use them to find words.
The tow truck operator bought tickets to Lake County Sheriff John Buncich’s fundraising events and made additional cash payments to maintain and increase his business of towing vehicles for county police.
Funeral services for 30-year-old Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Ryan Lohrey, one of 16 service members who died July 10 when their refueling plane crashed in Mississippi, will be held Monday
The officer was shot while trying to assist a driver and another man who had become trapped after a vehicle crash. Investigators haven’t said what prompted the shooting.