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Ex-Indiana lawmaker sentenced in casino money scheme

Aug. 17, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana state senator and a longtime casino executive were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison terms for their roles in a scheme that illegally funneled gambling company money to the politician's unsuccessful 2016 congressional campaign. The federal...

Inmate sentenced in stabbing death at federal prison in WVa

Jul. 13, 2022 04:07 AM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An inmate formerly housed in West Virginia has been sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty in the fatal stabbing of another inmate. Ruben Laurel, 43, was sentenced Tuesday in the 2012 death of Anthony M. Dallas at the federal prison in Hazelton, U.S....

Man charged with killing cop won't face death penalty charge

Jul. 11, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against an Indiana man charged in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute police detective who was also an FBI task force officer. Notice that the government would not seek capital punishment against Shane...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 27, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

Kokomo Tribune. June 25, 2022. Editorial: Broken system lets down Hoosier family Home. Home is what’s familiar to you. Home is where you grew up, went to school and where your friends live. Home is where your family...

Federal inmate indicted in inmate's death at Indiana prison

Jun. 08, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a federal inmate in the 2019 stabbing death of an inmate at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute. The federal indictment returned Tuesday charges Lawrence Taylor, 41, with first-degree murder, the U.S. Attorney’s office in...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

May. 24, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

Anderson Herald Bulletin. May 23, 2022. Editorial: Outbreak of Legionnaires’ may be costly to state Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in prisons are occasionally downplayed by the officials in charge of penal institutions. Earlier this year, it was...