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Murder trial nets guilty verdict

Prosecutors won a guilty verdict Friday in their second attempt to convict a man in a 2016 shooting death. 

August 19, 2017 1:00 am


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Defendant convicted of murder in 2nd shooting-death trial

Prosecutors won a guilty verdict Friday in their second attempt to convict a man in a 2016 shooting death.

August 18, 2017 6:10 pm


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Girl, 10, takes stand at trial

A prosecution witness Wednesday morning made a surprise statement outside the courtroom that an eyewitness told her who fatally shot her...

August 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Defense asks for mistrial in murder case

Defense lawyers for Christopher L. Figgs, abruptly asked for a mistrial Wednesday morning.

August 16, 2017 1:00 pm


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'I can't do it,' claims murder trial witness

The first day of Christopher Figgs' second murder trial got off to a rocky start for the prosecution Tuesday.

August 16, 2017 1:00 am


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City's fire district suit to reopen

INDIANAPOLIS – The city of Fort Wayne won its bid to reopen a lawsuit against the Southwest Allen County Fire Protection District...

August 16, 2017 1:00 am


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E-filing advancing at courthouse

It might have prompted some older lawyers to retire early, but the mandatory electronic filing of legal papers is gaining favor in many...

August 13, 2017 1:00 am


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Plea deal made in fraud case

A woman facing a 15-count federal indictment accusing her of financial crimes involving her former employer has pleaded guilty to two...

August 12, 2017 1:00 am


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Ex-employee pleads guilty to mail fraud, identity theft

A woman facing a 15-count federal indictment accusing her of financial crimes involving her former employer has pleaded guilty to two...

August 11, 2017 12:00 pm


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Man mum about HIV gets 3 years

Travis Spoor of Silver Lake was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday in Allen Superior Court for having sex with women and not...

August 10, 2017 1:00 am


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Jury finds man guilty of attempted murder

A jury convicted a man of trying to kill a former girlfriend during a bullet-fueled car chase.

August 10, 2017 1:00 am


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Jury returns guilty verdict in attempted murder trial

A jury convicted a man today of trying to kill a former girlfriend during a bullet-fueled car chase and shooting a year...

August 9, 2017 6:50 pm


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Court clears racial-bias case in Whitley for trial

A former Whitley County sheriff's deputy's discrimination lawsuit against the sheriff's department can proceed to trial, the U.S. 7th...

August 9, 2017 1:00 am


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Victim gives her story in murder trial

A woman who was shot three times by an ex-boyfriend turned stalker testified Tuesday in Willie Amos' attempted murder trial in Allen...

August 9, 2017 1:00 am


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2nd plea deal reached in killing; 3rd man charged

A man who drove two gunmen to the scene of a killing last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to assisting a criminal as part of a plea...

August 9, 2017 1:00 am