FBI: Motive Uncertain In Fatal Shooting Of Indiana Officer Greg FerencyInvestigators haven’t yet determined a motive for the ambush shooting of a western Indiana police officer outside an FBI office in Terre Haute, an FBI official said Thursday.
Man Convicted In 3 Killings To Be Last Executed Under TrumpThe last federal inmate facing execution before President Donald Trump leaves office was sentenced to death for the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge, a crime that led to a life sentence for the man who fired the fatal shots.
Dancing Mailman Shows Off His Hidden Talent On Indiana Family's Doorbell CameraA mail carrier in Terre Haute, Indiana, has become an internet sensation for his dance moves.
Convicted Killer Christopher Vialva Executed; First Black Man Put To Death Since Feds Resumed ExecutionsA man who killed a religious couple visiting Texas from Iowa was executed Thursday, the first Black inmate put to death as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions after a nearly 20-year pause.
William Emmett LeCroy, Former Soldier Who Said Witchcraft Drove Him To Kill Nurse, Executed In Federal PrisonWilliam Emmett LeCroy, 50, on Tuesday would be the sixth federal inmate executed by lethal injection this year at the U.S. prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Lezmond Mitchell, Only Native American On Federal Death Row, Executed For Slayings Of 9-Year-Old And Her GrandmotherThe only Native American on federal death row was put to death Wednesday, despite objections from many Navajo leaders who had urged President Donald Trump to halt the execution on the grounds it would violate tribal culture and sovereignty.
Only Native American On Federal Death Row Set To Be ExecutedIf Lezmond Mitchell is put to death on schedule and becomes the fourth federal inmate executed this year, the federal government under the pro-death penalty president will have carried out more executions in 2020 than in the previous 56 years combined.
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.
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 Blocks Federal Executions; Trump Administration AppealsU.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan said there are still legal issues to resolve and that “the public is not served by short-circuiting legitimate judicial process."
Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor Dies At Age 85Kor is a Jewish native of Romania who was sent in 1944 to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where most of her family was killed. She and her twin sister survived, but were subjected to inhumane medical experiments.
Indiana Lawmakers Considering Casino Moves, Sports BettingA shake-up of Indiana's gambling laws being debated could see two new casinos being built and allow legalizing sports betting to start as early as next year.
Indiana Museum To Tell Story Of Basketball Great Larry Bird He won three NBA championships with the Celtics.
Indiana Police Officer Killed During ShootoutThe death of the police officer is the first of officer with the Terre Haute Police Department since July 11, 2011.