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September 26, 2017


Nurse Convicted Of Killing 6 People At Indiana Hospital Dies

Majors was convicted in 1999 on murder charges that he gave lethal injections to ailing patients at the former Vermillion County Hospital.

September 6, 2017


Sheriff: Prisoners Who Once Went To State Causing Problems

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers is attributing jail disturbances to overcrowding and not having enough staff or operational space.

June 12, 2017


Ex-IMPD Officer Convicted In Fatal Crash Released From Prison

David Bisard was on duty with a blood alcohol level of 0.19 percent when his cruiser plowed into a group of motorcycles in 2010.

June 2, 2017


Indiana Court Halts State’s Use Of Lethal Injection Drugs

Indiana can’t use its preferred choice of lethal injection drug after the state Court of Appeals ruled it didn’t use the proper rulemaking procedure.

May 17, 2016


How Pfizer’s Ban On Drug Use For Executions Affects Indiana

Lethal injection is the only execution method allowed by Indiana law.

January 26, 2015


Potential Fight In Corrections Funding

A fight over funding may be looming at the General Assembly between local community corrections programs and the state Department of Correction.

September 11, 2013


Legislators Debate Funding For Criminal Code Overhaul

Lawmakers won’t have more information about how the state’s criminal code overhaul will affect local community corrections funding until at least December.

June 26, 2013


Pendleton Prison Plans Upgrade For Mentally Ill Inmates

Department of Correction representatives appeared in a federal court Wednesday to outline their plans for improving treatment of mentally ill inmates.

June 25, 2013


Judge Wants Answers On Treatment Of Mentally Ill Inmates

The Department of Correction is set to appear in District Court on Wednesday afternoon to answer allegations of mistreating mentally ill inmates.

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