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.
The council voted to raise the tax to one dollar and four cents for each 100 dollars of taxable income. The current rate is one dollar for every 100 dollars.