US Executes Second Man In A Week After Supreme Court Clears Way; Lawyers Said Wesley Ira Purkey Had DementiaWesley Ira Purkey’s lawyers had argued his dementia had deteriorated so severely that he didn’t understand why he was being executed.
Indiana Delays Next Stage Of Reopening For Two More WeeksGov. Eric Holcomb’s decision means Indiana restaurants will continue to be allowed 75% capacity in their dining rooms, while bars, nightclubs, bowling alleys, museums and movie theaters can be open at half capacity.
Judge Halts Execution Of Wesley Ira Purkey, Amid Claims Convicted Killer Isn’t Mentally FitA judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man, said to be suffering from dementia, who had been set to die by lethal injection in the federal government’s second execution this week after a 17-year hiatus.
US Carries Out The First Federal Execution In Nearly 2 DecadesThe execution of Daniel Lewis Lee came over the objection of the victims’ relatives and following days of legal wrangling and delays.
Judge Strikes Down Indiana Abortion Complications Report LawHannah Brass Greer, chief legal counsel for Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, said the reporting requirement “has no basis in science and medicine.”
Indiana on Track To Resume Classes In Some Schools At End Of JulyThe state health commissioner said Wednesday it’s important kids go back in the classroom, for both education and mental health reasons.
Indiana Priest Suspended After Calling Black Lives Matter And Antifa Protesters 'Maggots,' 'Parasites' And 'Serpents In The Garden'In a June 28 bulletin to his parish, Father Theodore Rothrock compared antifa and Black Lives Matter organizers to the Taliban in "the obliteration of our history."
Indiana To Delay Move To Stage 5 Of Reopening For Two WeeksGov. Eric Holcomb said the state recently has seen slight increases in the number of positive virus tests, and hospitalization rates.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Announces $25 Million COVID-19 Rental Assistance ProgramThe Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program will provide up to $500 in assistance for four months for a maximum of $2,000 in aid to eligible renters to help cover past and ongoing rent payments or late fees.
Hammond To Host Four Fireworks Shows For July 4th, Families Asked To Watch From HomeHammond Mayor Thomas McDermott's office said fireworks shows will be presented at four schools around 9:30 p.m. on July 4: Clark Middle/High School, Morton High School, Eggers Middle School, and Gavit Middle School/High School.
Indiana Police Officers On Leave For Chokehold Use Days After Department's BanPolice departments around the world have moved to ban the dangerous neck restraints in recent weeks.