Crime & Courts
The verdict, the stunning ending to one of the most notorious murder cases in Indiana history, was immediately hailed by some as vindication for a wrongly accused man — and condemned by others as a shocking failure to bring a monster to justice.
The Bloomington Police Department will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Oct. 26.
Cecil Cain, 67, who was driving a Buick LeSabre, was transported to IU Health Bloomington Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A man was arrested for aggravated battery after the Bloomington Police Department responded to Peoples Park at about 8 p.m. Monday at the 500 block of East Kirkwood Avenue to a report of a fight, BPD Sgt. Cody Forston said.
A Morgan County man faces a preliminary murder charge for the fatal shooting of his 19-year-old son Sunday. David Carrender, 49, is being held without bail in the Morgan County Jail and is expected to be arraigned Wednesday, Morgan County Sheriff Robert Downey said.
Finney, 23, was convicted of murder and two other felony counts of carrying a handgun. Finney had a prior conviction of felony intimidation, which raised two misdemeanor charges of carrying a handgun to felonies.
A 25-year-old female reported to the Bloomington Police Department on Oct. 2 that she was sexually assaulted by a 29-year-old male Sept. 17, BPD Sgt. Joe Crider said.
Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of James Finney, 23, accused of shooting Pizza X driver Adam Sarnecki, 22, in November 2011.