The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.
Officials are looking to expand its Johnson County Community Corrections center, which allows people to work while serving jail time.
What critics call a convoluted and error-prone sex offender registry may need a revamp.
As part of his sentence, Wood will undergo mental health counseling.
IUPD officers are preparing for the Little 500 weekend with a remote jail booking program.
Lincoln Plowman's sentence falls short of what prosecutors had hoped for.
The suspect robbed the Garden of Eden adult video store when he killed the 47-year-old clerk from Lawrence County.
Decarcerate Monroe County says it wants the justice department to extend a ruling that would cap the Monroe County Jail at 278 inmates.
Hoosier prosecutors are firing back at Governor Daniels‘ threat to veto their bill requiring longer sentences for the most violent offenders.
Some offenders seek traditional court, and opt out of the drug court program. Monroe County officials state the drug court system could be the new norm.