Most Commented Stories Tagged: Indiana

Politics

VIDEO: Another GOP senatorial candidates gets in trouble over comment about rape, abortion

Richard Mourdock, the Republican running for U.S. Senate from Indiana, infuriated many Tuesday night when, during a debate, he said that "when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen." The comments have put Mourdock and even Presidential candidate Mitt Romney back on the defensive, especially with women.

Conflict & Justice

Purvi Patel's legal team attacks evidence behind her controversial conviction for feticide, child neglect

Updated

In a case that caught the world's attention earlier this year, a jury convicted 34-year-old Purvi Patel and sentenced her to 46 years in prison — of which she's currently serving 20. The jurors in South Bend, Indiana, found her guilty of both feticide — fatally harming her unborn child — and child neglect, leaving the child to die after birth. In filing an appeal, her new legal team says there's not enough evidence to justify that conviction, and that her charges should be reversed.