Latest Indiana state government News

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...

Fetal remains found at late doc’s home moved to Indiana

Oct. 3, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — More than 2,200 sets of preserved fetal remains found in the Illinois garage of a late Indiana abortion doctor have been returned to Indiana. Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Thursday that the fetal remains found last month at Dr. Ulrich Klopfer's Will County, Illinois,...

Patient records found at shuttered Indiana abortion clinics

Sep. 20, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators found thousands of abandoned medical records at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a late doctor who took home more than 2,200 sets of fetal remains, Indiana's attorney general said Friday. No fetal remains were found during Thursday's searches...

The Latest: Patient records found at closed abortion clinics

Sep. 20, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of fetal remains at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion doctor (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Indiana's attorney general says thousands of patient medical records have been found at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a...

Official: Fetal remains found in garage nearly 2 decades old

Sep. 19, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Illinois authorities on Thursday said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor's home were from abortions performed in Indiana nearly two decades ago and it's up to authorities there to determine if crimes were committed. At a news...

The Latest: Fetal remains from abortions in 2000-2002

Sep. 19, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on investigations that followed the discovery of fetal remains at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion (all times local):: 2:15 p.m. Illinois authorities say the more than 2,200 fetal remains found at the Illinois home of an abortion doctor who died this month were...