A civilian police merit board cleared two Indianapolis officers of wrongdoing Thursday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist following a pursuit.
Indiana’s Court of Appeals recently ruled the French Lick Resort and Casino was not negligent or liable for a rape that happened on the premises.
Religious leaders and protesters gathered before the meeting where a merit board will decide whether or not to fire two officers responsible for the 2017 death of an unarmed black man, Aaron Bailey.
The county previously received legislative approval to raise local income taxes for the jail project.
Hundreds of police officers from around the country filed Wednesday into Indiana State University's basketball arena as the funeral began for 45-year-old Terre Haute Officer Robert Pitts.
Authorities have raided two suspected cockfighting operations in central Indiana and have seized more than 750 birds.
A judge has allowed the state of Indiana to intervene in a lawsuit which alleges that the city of Gary's sanctuary city ordinance violates state law.
A man suspected of fatally shooting a Terre Haute police officer was wanted for questioning in another killing when Friday's deadly shootout unfolded, according to court documents.
Police say a homicide suspect fired on Officer Rob Pitts and three other officers Friday night.
If the referendum passes, the county could increase property taxes by up to 14 cents per $100 of assessed value.