Bishop Cook, accused of hitting cyclist Thomas Palermo with her while driving drunk and distracted has been indicted. She could be on track for a long sentence.
The charges include automobile manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident. Other charges in the indictment include homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol; driving while impaired; texting while driving during an accident that results in death or serious bodily injury; reckless driving; and negligent driving.
Cook has been free on bail while awaiting trial; she is scheduled for arraignment March 5.
Meanwhile, the church continues to deal with issues related to what they knew and when they knew it.