Indiana doctor drops lawsuit against attorney general
An Indiana doctor has dropped a lawsuit that aimed to halt the state's attorney general from investigating her after she provided an abortion to a 10-year-old Ohio child who was raped. Lawyers for Dr. Caitlin Bernard of Indianapolis voluntarily nixed the lawsuit filed last month against Indiana Republican Attorney General Todd Rokita, according to court filings Thursday. Marion County Judge Heather Welch ruled that Rokita could continue investigating Bernard, a decision that came two days after the attorney general asked the state medical licensing board to discipline the doctor.news.yahoo.com
Officials issue wind advisory warning of gusty conditions Saturday morning for parts of Illinois and Indiana
National weather service officials issued a wind advisory Saturday morning cautioning of gusty winds capable of reaching up to 45 mph in portions of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.chicagotribune.com
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb hospitalized with pneumonia
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has been hospitalized for treatment of pneumonia but his office says he is responding well. Holcomb’s press secretary said Friday the 54-year-old governor was diagnosed with pneumonia after going to a doctor on Thursday believing he was ill with the flu.chicagotribune.com
Indiana judge won't block probe over 10-year-old's abortion
An Indiana judge on Friday rejected an attempt to block the state’s Republican attorney general from continuing his office’s investigation of an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect. The ruling comes two days after the attorney general's office asked the state medical licensing board to discipline Dr. Caitlin Bernard, alleging she violated state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to Indiana authorities and broke patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment.news.yahoo.com
Indiana AG Insists on Punishing Doctor Who Gave Abortion to 10-Year-Old Rape Victim
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita apparently will not stop until he’s punished Dr. Caitlin Bernard, who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who had to travel from Ohio to end her pregnancy.news.yahoo.com
AG: Penalize doctor who spoke of Ohio 10-year-old's abortion
Indiana’s Republican attorney general has asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect.
Penalty asked for doctor who spoke of 10-year-old's abortion
Indiana's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect. The complaint alleges Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to Indiana authorities and violated patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment. Bernard and her lawyers maintain the girl’s abuse had already been reported to Ohio police and child protective services officials before the doctor ever saw the child.news.yahoo.com
Indiana Reinstates Law Requiring Fetal Remains from Abortions to Be Buried or Cremated
On Monday, a federal appeals court reinstated an Indiana law, originally signed in 2016, that requires abortion clinics to pay to have aborted fetal remains buried or cremated. This ruling from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals overturns an Indiana judge’s decision in September that blocked the law for violating abortion patients’ right to religious freedom.news.yahoo.com
Court reinstates Indiana's abortion burial, cremation law
A federal appeals court has reinstated an Indiana law adopted in 2016 that requires abortion clinics to either bury or cremate fetal remains. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling released Monday overturns an Indiana judge’s decision in September that the law infringed upon the religious and free speech rights of people who do not believe aborted fetuses deserve the same treatment as deceased people. The appeals court cited a 2019 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the fetal remains provisions of the law signed by then-Gov. Mike Pence and that the state had a legitimate interest in how those remains are disposed.news.yahoo.com
Parents, coaches of Saint Ignatius hockey team announce lawsuit
The lawsuit alleges the driver was drunk with a blood alcohol level of 0.13% — nearly twice the legal limit — when he ran a red light and collided with the bus, flipping both vehicles on their sides in Northeast Indiana on Nov. 12.chicagotribune.com
Indiana coach says Vegas tourney set back women's basketball
Indiana women's basketball coach Teri Moren said she considered not playing Memphis on Saturday night in the Las Vegas Invitational because no paramedics were on site to tend to an injured Auburn player in the preceding game. Auburn freshman Kharyssa Richardson fell hard to the floor with four minutes left against Colorado State and appeared to bang her head.news.yahoo.com
Officials: Snow, frigid temps and windy conditions on tap Saturday evening
National Weather Service officials issued a hazardous weather outlook Saturday morning warning of scattered snow showers into the evening leading into heavier snow, decreasing visibility in areas of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.chicagotribune.com
Three students formerly in critical condition upgraded to stable after semi-truck crashes into bus from Saint Ignatius College Prep
Sixteen injured in a bus crash involving students from Chicago's St. Ignatius College Prep, three critically, after the driver of a truck ran a red light, causing a collision.chicagotribune.com
Ex-Pence aide shrugs off doubts in Indiana election post bid
Former Mike Pence aide Diego Morales won the Republican nomination to become Indiana’s secretary of state after talking up a push for tighter state voting restrictions and appealing to those who believe the 2020 presidential election was riddled with fraud.
Ex-US congressman among 9 charged in insider trading cases
In one of the most significant attacks by law enforcement on insider trading in a decade, nine people have been charged in four separate and unrelated insider trading schemes They include a former U.S. congressman from Indiana, technology company executives, an investment banker, and a man training to be an FBI agent.
Indiana Republicans propose banning abortion with exceptions
Leaders of Indiana’s Republican-dominated Senate have proposed banning abortion with limited exceptions — a move that comes amid a political firestorm over a 10-year-old rape victim who came to the state from neighboring Ohio to end her pregnancy.