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Indiana attorney general also facing sex proposition claim

Oct. 23, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who worked for Curtis Hill before he became Indiana's attorney general testified at his disciplinary hearing Wednesday that he twice propositioned her for sex, including just days after four other women allege he drunkenly groped them at a bar. Hill took the witness stand for...

Partygoers say Indiana attorney general seemed drunk at bar

Oct. 22, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general seemed intoxicated as he made his way around a bar the night he is accused of groping a state lawmaker and three other women, fellow partygoers testified Tuesday. Nine people who attended the party testified Tuesday during Republican Attorney General Curtis...

4 women testify on Indiana attorney general groping claims

Oct. 21, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state lawmaker testified Monday she told a lobbyist that Indiana's attorney general was a "creeper" soon after he allegedly drunkenly groped her at a bar. Attorney General Curtis Hill looked on as Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon and three other women described what they called unwelcomed...

Indiana attorney general faces hearing on future as lawyer

Oct. 19, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The professional future of Indiana's attorney general is at stake with a disciplinary hearing that threatens his law license after allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year. A former state Supreme Court justice will open a perhaps weeklong hearing Monday on the...

Indiana attorney general tries barring testimony against him

Oct. 16, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is trying to block two women from testifying about allegations of sexual misconduct as he prepares for an upcoming disciplinary hearing on separate claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year. The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary...

3 judges faces misconduct charges over shootings of 2

Oct. 11, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Judicial officials filed disciplinary charges Friday against three southern Indiana judges involved in a night of bar-hopping that ended with two of them being shot and seriously wounded during a fight outside a downtown Indianapolis fast-food restaurant. The Indiana Commission on...

Indiana AG: 165 more fetal remains linked to late doctor

Oct. 11, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general said Friday that 165 sets of fetal remains have been found in the Chicago area inside a car owned by a late Indiana abortion doctor, boosting the total number of abandoned sets of fetal remains discovered at properties linked to him to more than 2,400....

Officials find more fetal remains connected to late doctor

Oct. 9, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Illinois discovered additional fetal remains Wednesday stashed in a car that had belonged to a doctor who performed abortions in Indiana, a month after his death led to the discovery of more than 2,200 other sets of remains in his garage. Investigators for the Will County...

Indiana approves new permit for John Dillinger exhumation

Oct. 4, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana officials have approved a new permit relatives of 1930s gangster John Dillinger had sought to exhume his Indianapolis gravesite. The permit approved Thursday by the Indiana State Department of Health calls for the remains to be exhumed on Dec. 31. Dillinger's nephew, Michael C....

Groups contest limits on Indiana's religious objections law

Oct. 3, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A lawyer for three conservative religious groups told a judge Thursday that the organizations’ constitutional rights were violated by limits lawmakers put on Indiana’s contentious 2015 religious objections law after then-Gov. Mike Pence signed it. An attorney for the...