Best Buy computer-tech department: an arm of the government?

Admittedly, the above-cited blog headline query leading off today's post might come across as a bit alarming. After all, we're talking the Geek Squad here, that Best Buy-hyped internal crew of computer-savvy workers who stand ever ready to remedy problems with customers' computers and quickly return...

What you need to know about vehicular manslaughter

It was something you had done a hundred times before. You sent a quick text and took your eyes off the road for just a second. That second was all it took to collide with the vehicle that had suddenly stopped in front of you. You were lucky. Your injuries were minor. The other driver was not so luc...

Some considerations re arrests at sporting events and concerts

If you frequently attend high-level sporting events, concerts, rallies of various types or other kinds of gatherings where high numbers of people closely congregate amid an atmosphere of excitement, you know that the occasional arrest is inevitable. Such environments are charged with high energy, o...

Indiana drug trafficking laws at a glance

Drug trafficking is a major criminal offense in the state of Indiana and under federal law. When most think of drug trafficking they think of transporting large amounts of drugs across state lines. You can be charged with drug trafficking even if you do not cross state lines with drugs in your posse...

Digital-based criminal evidence: Is there a problem here?

Most of our readers across Indiana and elsewhere likely share a common bond -- at least to some extent -- regarding their interactions with digital devices (think any hand-held computer-based tool, such as a smartphone and, additionally, things like laptop computers, GPS systems, live gaming tools a...
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