INDIANAPOLIS - Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Friday on its online docket that it has rescheduled oral arguments for both states' appeals of federal court decisions for Aug. 26.
Federal judges in Indiana and Wisconsin overturned each state's gay marriage ban in separate rulings. When both states appealed, the 7th Circuit Court combined the cases and set aside the previous hearing date.
The 7th Circuit also denied requests that the states' appeals be heard before the full 10-member court instead of a three-judge panel, as is customary.
Hundreds of same-sex couples were married in both states after the bans were overturned and before stays were issued.
Tort claim filed in death of IMPD officer
The son of an Indianapolis police officer who was killed by her ex-husband in an April murder-suicide has filed a tort claim against the City…
PD: Human remains found in Bloomington
Human remains were found Wednesday on a vacant lot of a mobile home park in Bloomington, police said.
Shelter seeks homes for puppies dumped from car
The Jay County Humane Society is seeking homes for three puppies that were tossed from a car on a country road, RTV6 reporter Kara Kenney reported.
Greenwood man facing charges in son's death
A 20-year-old Greenwood man was facing felony battery charges in the death of his 2-month-old son.
Mooresville drops water utility takeover plans
The Town of Mooresville announced Wednesday that it will no longer pursue acquisition of Indiana American Water, Call 6 Investigator Kara…
Judge: Ex-county worker stole $3K from taxpayers
A former Howard County maintenance department supervisor is serving two years of supervised probation for stealing taxpayer money, Call 6…