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Man charged with battery after throwing item at Target employee

Man charged with battery after throwing item at Target employee

VALPARAISO | Police arrested a Valparaiso man after he threw an item at a Target employee, police said.

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Man arrested for nearly blinding son in beating

Man arrested for nearly blinding son in beating

PORTAGE | A man was arrested Tuesday after beating his son, leaving him nearly blind in one eye, according to Portage police.

October 15, 2014 9:55 am

Gary man accused of beating woman in two-hour attack

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was charged Monday after police said he strangled a woman and held her for two hours Saturday while he beat her, court records show.

September 30, 2014 8:30 pm
Hobart father arrested after 8-week-old baby hospitalized

Hobart father arrested after 8-week-old baby hospitalized

CROWN POINT | A Hobart man faces five felony charges alleging he shook his 8-week-old son so violently on two occasions this month that the baby suffered a stroke, seizures, brain bleeding, broken legs and bruising.

September 29, 2014 8:15 pm

Suspect in beating, robbery found hiding at rural DeMotte crime scene

DEMOTTE | A DeMotte man was arrested on felony charges Tuesday after a man told officers the suspect beat him and took his wallet, sheriff's police said.

September 25, 2014 8:15 pm
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
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