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Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

CROWN POINT | An Oregon truck driver was sentenced Thursday to 20 months in prison after a Lake County jury found him guilty in the battery of an off-duty Merrillville officer. 

September 18, 2014 6:34 pm

E.C. man allegedly strangled woman, confined her in room

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago man was charged Thursday after strangling a woman and barricading her in her bedroom, police said.

September 11, 2014 8:21 pm

Lowell-area man charged in battery investigation, police say

EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | A Lowell-area man faces charges alleging he beat a woman who was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said Tuesday.

September 09, 2014 9:30 pm

Woman accused of killing boyfriend facing new charges

CROWN POINT | A woman accused of strangling her boyfriend to death in 2013 is facing additional battery charges. 

August 19, 2014 5:15 pm

E.C. man attacked by group accusing him of being 'snitch'

EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old East Chicago man was treated at a hospital Tuesday after a group of men accused him of being a "snitch" and punched him in the chest and head, police said.

August 06, 2014 7:28 pm
Man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Hammond park shooting

Man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Hammond park shooting

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago man who was on probation on a reckless homicide charge was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison in a separate shooting at a Hammond park. 

August 06, 2014 7:00 pm

Police: Woman fired at man while her children were nearby

CROWN POINT | A Hammond woman is accused of shooting at the father of her daughter while her children were nearby, police said.

July 11, 2014 7:15 pm

Police: Man fought duo who caught him burglarizing garage

GRIFFITH | A 19-year-old man was arrested on allegations he punched one man and strangled another after they caught him burglarizing a garage Tuesday in Griffith, court records show.

June 25, 2014 8:08 pm

Exchange of shoes leads to robbery in Merrillville home

CROWN POINT | An exchange of Nike Jordan shoes last week at a Merrillville home ended in an armed robbery, police said.

June 23, 2014 5:31 pm

Man suing M.C. police, alleging excessive force, false arrest

HAMMOND | A man shot in the back during a police chase is suing Michigan City and one of its police officers.

June 19, 2014 8:15 pm

Gary man arrested after returning to victim's home

GARY | A Gary man who had been advised to stay away from a woman's home was arrested Monday after he was found there, police said.

June 10, 2014 7:30 pm

Knife discovered in backpack at Crown Point middle school

CROWN POINT | A school resource officer responded to Col. John Wheeler Middle School on Thursday for a fistfight and found a Bowie knife in a backpack belonging to one of the boys involved in the brawl, police said.

June 05, 2014 7:33 pm

Police: Hobart man beat girlfriend, resisted arrest

HOBART | A 38-year-old man was arrested early Thursday after severely beating his girlfriend in their Hobart home, police said.

June 05, 2014 7:25 pm

Illinois man pleads guilty to lesser charge in rape, beating case

CROWN POINT | An Illinois man pleaded guilty Monday for his role in beating and raping a woman last summer, according to court records.

June 02, 2014 3:30 pm
Police seek Lake Station man accused of stabbing neighbor

Police seek Lake Station man accused of stabbing neighbor

LAKE STATION | A 46-year-old man is accused of stabbing his neighbor with a steak knife after offering to save the neighbor's life, according to court records.

May 27, 2014 12:05 am

Man accused of setting home afire sentenced to community corrections

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in Lake County Community Corrections after he admitted setting a woman's home on fire, according to court records.

May 22, 2014 12:05 am

Hammond man facing jail time for battery

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in jail after he admitted to hitting another man in the head with beer bottles, according to court records. 

April 29, 2014 5:00 pm

Hobart man allegedly pushed women off porch in melee

HOBART | A 36-year-old Hobart man is accused of pushing two women off a porch during a March 30 altercation at his home in the 900 block of South Water Street.

April 11, 2014 12:05 pm

After reading that story, I'll carry spare battery

On Feb. 28, I heard a gentleman passed away at age 76 down south. He also had a pacemaker. His body was put in a body bag and sent to a funeral home for cremation.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

E.C. man charged with battery of pregnant wife

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man faces multiple charges after months of domestic violence against his pregnant wife, police said.

March 26, 2014 6:30 pm
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