VALPARAISO | A Center Township man will be sentenced to 15 years behind bars if a judge accepts his plea of guilty to a felony count of sexual misconduct with a minor on allegations of abusing a girl for a period of at least three years.
MERRILLVILLE | A 21-year-old Gary man is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl while watching a movie with her Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans should have an easier time navigating the state's universities thanks to a new law sponsored by state Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh, D-Crown Point, that was signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
VALPARAISO | Jury selection was to get under way Monday afternoon for the second child molestation trial of Hobart resident Arthur Gutierrez.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 49-0 Thursday to lengthen the amount of time a criminal or civil action relating to child sex abuse can be brought.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court on Wednesday restored the 80-year prison sentence of a Gary man who molested two girls over a two-year period.
Enrique Marks Jr. settled the question of whether to extradite him from Brownsville, Texas, by turning himself in to Lake County authorities after four years as a fugitive. The larger question of how to handle similar cases in the future, however, remains unresolved.
A Michigan City man is accused of molesting children over a several year period.
CROWN POINT | A 37-year-old East Chicago man accused of repeated sexual encounters with a girl was sentenced Monday to 50 years in prison.
CROWN POINT | A 26-year-old Lake Station man was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison after admitting to having sexual relations with two children, ages 6 and 4.
CROWN POINT | A 24-year-old Hammond man was sentenced Tuesday to serve 38 years in prison for molesting the 9-year-old child of a family with whom he was living at the time.
CROWN POINT | A 21-year-old Lowell man on Tuesday admitted to sexually touching two teenage girls at his home on separate occasions, according to a plea agreement.
CROWN POINT | An Illinois man was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in prison after admitting molesting a 12-year-old girl while visiting a friend in East Chicago.
INDIANAPOLIS | An East Chicago child molester received a fair trial last year despite not being present in the courtroom, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
HOBART | A Griffith couple are accused of sexually abusing a girl multiple times between 2005 and 2007.
CROWN POINT | A 40-year-old Crown Point man was convicted Thursday night of molesting a girl, then 13, whose mother had reported her missing.
CROWN POINT | A Griffith man accused of molesting two teenage girls during a party hosted by his daughter, then 12, was ordered Wednesday to serve a month in jail, a year in the county's Community Corrections program and five years on probation.
CROWN POINT | A Hammond man on Monday was sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a child during visits to the man's apartment.
VALPARAISO | A Westville-area man will begin serving a two-year sentence Monday for molesting an 11-year-old boy.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court will not review the misdemeanor battery conviction of a Munster tutor who inappropriately touched a 5-year-old Portage boy.
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