VALPARAISO | A hearing on whether former Valparaiso mayor candidate Scott Smith violated a no-contact order was not held Thursday because Smith failed to appear.
CROWN POINT | Exactly a month after two people were charged in a Portage homicide in 2012, a key witness in the case was shot to death in her Gary beauty shop.
VALPARAISO | Whether a former Valparaiso Community Schools food service manager will face criminal charges for theft is likely up to the school district.
During a recent Porter County detectives meeting I attended, representatives from local law enforcement agencies shared anecdotes regarding scams they had investigated. With the recent proliferation of debit card and credit card data breaches, nearly everyone has a story to tell of how they …
VALPARAISO | Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel announced Wednesday his intention to seek a third term.
During the 2013 legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly took positive steps in enacting the first comprehensive criminal code reform since 1977 in House Enrolled Act 1006. This was a significant step toward a better criminal justice system in Indiana.
Brian Gensel is Porter County's prosecuting attorney.
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.
Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel said he does not believe the change this past summer in the state's public intoxication law is going to make much of a difference for his office or police.
CROWN POINT | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller gave a personal push Tuesday to a statewide initiative geared toward removing a growing plethora of synthetics drugs from retailers' shelves.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago-based organization's legal challenge to Indiana's new immigration law will proceed, federal court records show.
VALPARAISO | Union Township resident Donald Huls can postpone reporting to jail after a judge granted him a delay in his six-month sentence Friday for shooting another man in the foot.
VALPARAISO | Porter Superior Judge Bill Alexa recently denied a request to toss out a Union Township man's shooting conviction over a comment a prosecutor made during trial.
PORTAGE | As he addressed the city's police officers Tuesday afternoon, Portage Police Chief Mark Becker said a simple two-word phrase officers so seldom hear.
PORTAGE | The $3,700 discovered missing from city coffers last year has officials pointing fingers.
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