NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man charged with detonating pipe bombs near a police station and outside a judge's home has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A "horrendous" police dog attack that severely wounded a pregnant Indianapolis woman did not violate her constitutional rights because she wasn't the dog's intended target, a federal judge has ruled.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana mandate that forces women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion is "an undue burden" that saddles some women with lengthy travel and additional expenses, a federal appeals court ruled this week.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former top executive of a company that operates dozens of Indiana nursing homes has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in kickback schemes involving $19 million.
U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt sentenced 54-year-old Daniel Benson of Fishers to 57 months after he pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy to commit fraud and to violate health care anti-kickback laws.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge temporarily blocked a law that critics contend will allow officials to illegally purge voters from Indiana's election rolls.
The ruling issued Friday by U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt puts the law on hold while government watchdog group Common Cause pursues its lawsuit against the Indiana secretary of state's office over the use of the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court judge has agreed with a lower court ruling as unconstitutional an Indiana law prohibiting abortions sought because the fetus has been diagnosed with a disability.
The Thursday ruling by Seventh Circuit Judge William J. Bauer on Thursday deals with a 2016 law signed by former Gov. Mike Pence that would prohibit women from getting an abortion due to a fetus's race, sex or diagnosis of disability.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has permanently barred Indiana from trying to prevent Syrian refugees from resettling in the state under an order Vice President Mike Pence championed as governor.
U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt approved a judgment Tuesday permanently enjoining Indiana from withholding authorized payments to Indianapolis-based Exodus Refugee Immigration, which resettles refugees in the state.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against prosecutors by a former Indiana State Police trooper who was convicted twice but later acquitted of killing his wife and two young children.
Judge Tanya Walton Pratt sided with the prosecutors, state police investigators and forensic experts sued by David Camm, who was seeking $30 million on allegations of malicious prosecution and conspiracy to violate his constitutional rights.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Indianapolis has rejected an appeal that former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle filed himself in an attempt to overturn his child pornography and sex abuse convictions.
An order from District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt calls Fogle's claim that the court didn't have jurisdiction to convict him "frivolous" with "no conceivable validity in American law."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's order permanently blocking Indiana from enforcing provisions of an abortion law passed last year (all times local):
Indiana plans to appeal a federal judge's order that permanently blocks the state from enforcing a provision of a law passed last year that would ban abortions sought due to fetal genetic abnormalities.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge permanently struck down provisions of an Indiana law passed last year that would have banned abortions sought due to fetal genetic abnormalities and required that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the city of Anderson must pay about $850,000 to eight people who were fired when a new mayor took office in 2012.
The decision by U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt comes after a federal jury sided last year with 11 people who filed a lawsuit claiming they were wrongfully fired by Republican Mayor Kevin Smith's administration because they supported the Democratic incumbent in the 2011 city election.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked an Indiana mandate forcing women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion, ruling that the requirement is likely unconstitutional and creates "clearly undue" burdens on women, particularly low-income women.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a federal ruling blocking Indiana's latest abortion ultrasound mandate (all times local):
An anti-abortion group is urging Indiana's attorney general to appeal a federal ruling that blocks a state mandate which forced women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana attorney general has decided to appeal a federal judge's order that the state list both spouses in lesbian marriages as parents on their children's birth certificates.
The appeal will challenge U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt's June ruling in favor of eight lesbian couples who sued the state and some county health departments.