Elven McCarty Appeals 77-Year Sentence

Elven McCarty

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently reviewed an appeal filed by Elven McCarty of Knox who was convicted of child molesting, incest and sexual battery and given a 77-year prison sentence following a trial on the matter in October of 2018 in Starke Circuit Court.  He argued that the evidence was insufficient to support his convictions and that his sentence was inappropriate. 

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Officials Looking to Raise Awareness of Adoption Process

Across the country, thousands of kids in foster care are waiting for forever families. Each year, courts celebrate National Adoption Day to raise awareness.

Last week, Starke Circuit Court opened four of its adoption hearings to the public. Judge Kim Hall says it’s the only time of the year the Indiana Supreme Court allows video and photography in the courtroom.

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