INDIANAPOLIS - The top deputy for the federal prosecutor's office for central and southern Indiana is taking over following the resignation of U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett.
The U.S. attorney's office in Indianapolis said Friday that Josh Minkler is now the district's acting leader. Minkler has been the first assistant in the office and its drug unit chief.
Hogsett announced a couple weeks ago that he was stepping down at the end of July after four years in the position. He is joining an Indianapolis law firm and is considered a possible Democratic candidate in next year's Indianapolis mayoral election.
A permanent replacement as U.S. attorney would need to be nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate.
Madison County needle exchange begins Wednesday
The needle-exchange program in Madison County will begin Wednesday to help reduce the spread of Hepatitis C.
Man found dead on city's west side
A man was found dead on the city’s west side late Tuesday night.
Brady testimony in NFL 'Deflategate' released
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and…
Dad gets tattoo for 1D concert contest, loses
But he was not eligible to win.
Fire at Roche facility causes $500K in damage
Crews spent two hours battling a two-alarm fire at a maintenance facility for Roche Diagnostics on the city’s northeast side.