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CHARLESTOWN — A U.S. District Court judge has issued a partial summary judgment in favor of PETA in an Endangered Species Act case the organization brought in 2017 against Charlestown roadside zoo Wildlife in Need.

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FLOYD COUNTY — It was 15 years ago that Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson showed Chief Deputy Chris Lane something that has always stuck with Lane — a lesson in ethics echoed by other friends and colleagues Monday after Henderson’s death over the weekend.

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NEW ALBANY — A New Albany mother has been charged with felony neglect after hospital staff observed injuries or infections when the child was taken in for a separate emergency that resulted in death.

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CLARK COUNTY — A Clarksville man is facing two felonies after investigators say he made online threats toward a state trooper and county prosecutor after results of an investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Jeffersonville.

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INDIANA — A Marion County judge has found the operators of Charlestown roadside zoo Wildlife in Need in contempt of court after they were reported to have hosted public events in June, against orders in a civil lawsuit not to do so while their USDA license is revoked.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Police are seeking help from the public in locating one of four suspects believed to have been involved in a murder last week in Georgia.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — A judge has ruled that a man involved in one of several cases against Charlestown roadside zoo Wildlife in Need must provide veterinary records related to animals owned by the zoo’s founder.

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CLARK COUNTY — A Clark County board voted Tuesday to modify an in-patient addiction program for inmates to an outpatient-only program — a change some say is needed to protect against COVID-19 and others say will dampen the program’s effects.

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MARION COUNTY — The state of Indiana has filed a motion asking a judge to find Wildlife in Need and owner Tim Stark in contempt of court for hosting an event over the weekend in violation of a temporary restraining order in a civil case.

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INDIANA — There have now been 41,013 positive cases of COVID-19 in Indiana, the state department of health reported Wednesday. 

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JEFFERSONVILLE — A Borden man charged with child molestation and possession of child pornography has been sentenced in Clark County and remanded back to jail, after a plea agreement entered earlier this year.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A warrant has been issued for a man accused of non-fatally shooting two judges in downtown Indianapolis last year after he is reported to have violated his pretrial release. 

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INDIANA — A recently released audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts found that former Georgetown Police Chief Dennis Kunkel failed to deposit more than $8,000 in tow-in fees, which could put him on the hook for double that amount.

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INDIANA — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill will be suspended for 30 days, following a decision Monday by the Indiana Supreme Court on allegations of improper conduct during a 2018 event. 

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NEW ALBANY — A New Albany man is facing a level 3 felony for aggravated battery in early April after police say he stabbed an acquaintance over money.

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