FORT WAYNE, Ind. - A Fort Wayne man who crashed his car into another car in a suicide attempt has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the crash that left another motorist permanently disabled.
Thirty-two-year-old Jeremiah Therkelsen had pleaded guilty to aggravated battery in the February crash. He did not speak at Friday's hearing where an Allen County judge sentenced him.
The Journal Gazette reports Therkelsen told investigators he had an argument with his wife and tried to kill himself by crashing her vehicle into another car on Feb. 7.
The other car's driver, Lamonta Green, suffered a broken back and a serious head injury.
Allen County Deputy Prosecutor Adam Mildred told the court that Green is now paralyzed from the waist down and his life is changed forever.
In Indianapolis, if you travel the speed limit you’re supposed to hit all green lights, to keep traffic moving smoothly. But…
See all of the scores for Kentucky high school basketball sectionals round one.
The sheriff in Johnson County says there's a problem with stray bullets hitting property and even in one case, a person. The guns are…
Police have taken a person of interest in for questioning after several signs were stolen from property in Henry County.
ALERT: Frost Advisory issued for central Indiana tonight through 8 am Saturday morning.