The ruling overturned part of an Indiana Court of Appeals ruling which said the exemption for the off track betting facility violated the state constitution.
Last month, President Obama nominated Winfield Ong and Myra Selby to the federal bench.
The Terre Haute man facing charges for knowingly infecting women with HIV made his first court appearance Tuesday.
The Indiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges says the state needs to put more money into providing public defenders for juveniles.
Charlie White's attorney is arguing his previous attorney did not properly defend him because he did not allow White to take the stand.
Devan Dumes faced attempted murder, theft, carjacking, and several gun-related charges.
State lawmakers are considering expanding programs that partner school administrators and county courts to reduce chronic absenteeism.
In Brown County, the sole suspect in a Waynesville murder case has made a plea deal with the prosecutor's office to resolve an unrelated assault charge.
A House bill creating a second court in Owen County did not get a hearing, but a Senate bill doing the same has passed both houses.
A federal appeals court has ordered an immediate injunction against Indiana's law that bans sex offenders from using social networking sites.