INDIANAPOLIS | Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the 2011 murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, could win a new trial if the Indiana Supreme Court finds the jury instructions concerning his presumption of innocence were inadequate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the Sept. 16, 2011, murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, of Portage.
VALPARAISO | The tragic death of their daughter Amanda will always be a nightmare for the Bach family. But there is bittersweet comfort in knowing that her legacy will live in the hearts and minds of those who cared and continue to care for her.
VALPARAISO | The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and 60-year prison sentence of Dustin McCowan in the 2011 shooting death of his former girlfriend Amanda Bach.
HAMMOND | American Family Mutual Insurance Co. has filed a federal lawsuit arguing it should not be held liable as part of a civil legal battle stemming from the 2011 murder of Portage resident Amanda Bach.
VALPARAISO | The parents of murder victim Amanda Bach have filed a civil lawsuit against the young man responsible for her death and his father.
VALPARAISO | A public defender brought in to handle the appeal for convicted murderer Dustin McCowan is seeking to toss out the conviction and/or 60-year sentence because Porter Superior Court Judge Bill Alexa did not step aside after learning about a telephone call with McCowan from the jai…
VALPARAISO | Less than three weeks after being sentenced to 60 years for murdering his former girlfriend, Dustin McCowan has been transferred to the Pendleton Correctional Facility to begin serving his time.
VALPARAISO | No charges will be filed against Elliott McCowan, the father of convicted murderer Dustin McCowan, in the death of Amanda Bach.
VALPARAISO | Anna McDonald hopes a day of beauty will not only honor the memory of Amanda Bach but also will bring awareness to dating violence and relationship abuse.
VALPARAISO | Dustin McCowan smiled with jail guards as he was escorted out of the courtroom Thursday afternoon after being sentenced to a near-maximum of 60 years in prison for the Sept. 16, 2011 murder of his former girlfriend Amanda Bach of Portage.
VALPARAISO | Thirty days after Dustin McCowan was whisked out of the courtroom after being found guilty of murdering former girlfriend Amanda Bach, he will make a return visit Thursday afternoon to face sentencing.
VALPARAISO | Just hours after a jury found Dustin McCowan guilty of murdering her 19-year-old daughter, Sandy Bach told reporters Wednesday morning there are no winners in the case.
Porter County law enforcement officials and Amanda Bach's family spoke with the media following Tuesday's conviction of Dustin McCowan in Bach's murder.
VALPARAISO | Porter County police confirmed Wednesday morning they are looking into the possibility that the father of convicted murderer Dustin McCowan — Crown Point Police Officer Joseph Elliott McCowan — aided his son in attempting to cover up the crime.
Attorneys and the family of Amanda Bach responded to the guilty verdict handed down to Dustin McCowan in the her murder.
VALPARAISO | A Porter County jury took six and half hours to find Dustin McCowan guilty of murder late Tuesday night in the Sept. 16, 2011, slaying of his former girlfriend Amanda Bach.
Sandra and Bill Bach, parents of Amanda Bach, speak with The Times on Tuesday prior to the closing arguments in the trial of Dustin McCowan.
With the verdict in the Dustin McCowan murder trial expected soon, supporters of Amanda Bach and her family gathered at the Porter County Courthouse.
Friends of Amanda Bach stand outside the Porter County Courthouse in Valparaiso on Tuesday in support of her and her family during closing arguments in the trial of Dustin McCowan.
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