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The first test case to hold a drug-maker responsible for the opioid epidemic was decided in Oklahoma Monday.  A judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $500 million to the state

Indiana House and Senate Republican leadership want to insert themselves into a federal lawsuit against Attorney General Curtis Hill and the state.

Another chapter is about to unfold in the ongoing controversy surrounding Attorney General Curtis Hill and his alleged groping last year of four women.

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Monroe County and its plan commission are taking a private property owner to court over what they say is unauthorized development along the shores of Lake Monroe.

Joe Huff owns nearly 250 acres of property between Shady Side Drive and the lake’s shores.

The county says that land is within an Environmental Constraints Overlay Zone, which requires certain permits for excavation and construction. Court documents say all development proposals must include plans to minimize erosion and runoff.

Hill, Curry Again Clash Over Abortion Lawsuit

May 16, 2019

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry are again clashing over a state abortion lawsuit.

UAW Sues GM Over Temp Workers In Fort Wayne

Jan 3, 2019

Officials at the General Motors Assembly plant in Fort Wayne responded Thursday to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Ohio stemming from the use of temporary workers.

Indiana ACLU Sues East Allen County Schools

Nov 30, 2018
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a lawsuit today against East Allen County Schools alleging Leo Junior Senior. High School hampered the development of a Gay Straight Alliance club, or GSA.

The lawsuit filed on behalf of Leo Pride Alliance states school administrators insisted on the name Leo Pride Alliance, rather than GSA. PRIDE is the school’s acronym for “Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diligence and Excellence.”

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State lawmakers recently passed a bill allowing municipalities to regulate room rentals on websites like AirBnb.

That came after the City of Lafayette passed an ordinance with very similar language making people who rent their rooms on such sites pay a registration fee.

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we’ll find out from Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski how many people have already registered and how the city plans to track down those who don’t pay the fee.

More than 30 East Chicago homeowners last week sued several companies the federal government holds responsible for toxic industrial contamination.

Those companies include DuPont, Atlantic Richfield, British Petroleum, U.S.S. Lead and Mueller Industries.

The lawsuit alleges those companies caused property loss to residents who live in a lead-contaminated Superfund site and that, “[f]or decades, Defendants’ lead smelting, lead refining, and other manufacturing processes wreaked environmental havoc in the Calumet neighborhood of East Chicago.”

Lawsuit Challenges Indiana Voter Roll Cleanup Law

Aug 24, 2017

A lawsuit from Indiana voter advocacy groups alleges a new state law that allows counties to purge inactive voters from their rolls violates federal law. The legal action was brought on behalf of Indiana’s NAACP and the League of Women Voters.

For years, Indiana’s used what’s called the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck to look for voters who moved to another state. Legislation that took effect July 1makes it easier for counties to remove voters found in that system.

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