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March 6, 2018


Expanded Feticide Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk

Legislation headed to the governor would allow prosecutors to seek a murder charge against someone who attacks a woman and causes the death of her fetus.

February 1, 2018


Senate Passes Bill To Broaden Feticide Law

Sen. Aaron Freeman (R-Indianapolis) says the Senate added a provision to his bill expanding feticide law that he hopes heads off any issues.

January 23, 2018


Senate Committee Approves Bill To Expand Feticide Law

Current law says a person commits murder if they knowingly or intentionally kill a viable fetus.

September 1, 2016


Purvi Patel Released From Prison After Resentencing

The first woman convicted of feticide has been re-sentenced to 18 months after the conviction was overturned.

August 30, 2016


Good Behavior: Indiana Sentencing Explained

Although Indiana still offers a larger discount for felony sentences than most states, it is much lower than it used to be.

August 23, 2016


State Will Not Appeal Purvi Patel Feticide Ruling

With credit for time served and good behavior, Patel will be released no later than the end of September.

May 27, 2016


Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

How new federal overtime rules could affect your workplace, why the fate of abortion rights hinges on a court’s decision and looking back at the Indy 500.

May 23, 2016


Indiana Court Hears Woman’s Appeal Of Feticide Conviction

An appeals court questioned an attorney for the state on whether there was evidence that a woman knew she had delivered a live child in a self-induced abortion.

December 11, 2015


State Defends Its Conviction Of Woman Under Feticide Law

Purvi Patel, who was the first woman to be convicted under that law, is now appealing her conviction and sentence of 46 years in prison.

October 5, 2015


Indiana Woman Convicted Of Feticide Files Appeal

Patel is the first woman to be convicted under Indiana's feticide law.

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