21Investigates has obtained documents that detail previous letters of reprimand given to Fort Wayne Police Department (FWPD) Sgt. Joshua Hartup, who police say struck and killed a pedestrian in downtown Fort Wayne in April.
Days after the shootout in Kendallville, our 21Investigates team overcovered police reports documenting prior run-ins with the shooter over the last two years. Why wasn’t the red flag law used prior to the incident?
21Investigates obtained ten complaints dating back to 2021 showing the Kendallville shooter’s previous run-in with the law. An Indiana University law professor says Indiana’s red flag Law could have prevented the shootout in the first place.
As residents in Kendallville try to return to normal after chaos ensued during a shootout involving a 60-year-old man and police, one woman is recalling the scary moments leading up to police arresting him. She captured some of the footage and streamed it on Facebook.
We’re just a handful of months into 2023 and more than 400 pieces of legislation that take aim at LGBTQ+ issues have popped up in states across the country. The latest such bill was signed into last Wednesday by Governor Eric Holcomb banning gender-affirming care for minors.
The most recent data from the Indiana Department of Health indicates that the leading cause of death in women is overdose. About 80 percent of pregnancy associated deaths happen within a year after a mom gives birth. For women of color, health experts say they are not dying of drug addiction. The leading cause of death is for different reasons.
Indiana Representative Maureen Bauer says there’s a gap in current Indiana laws surrounding child seduction. Specially crimes committed by coaches, she says that’s why she has authored a bill hoping to change that.