Child Sexual Abuse
VALPARAISO | A 48-year-old South Haven man pleaded guilty Monday to molesting a girl under the age of 14.
VALPARAISO | Prosecutors are taking a second shot at charging a Porter man with felony counts of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy.
It's impossible to feel any measure of sympathy for convicted sex offenders, especially those who victimize children. The parent in me says hit these monsters with every possible penalty the law prescribes.
MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City man is accused of engaging in sexual contact with three girls.
VALPARAISO | A Portage man was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in August to child molesting.
VALPARAISO | Felony child molesting charges have been filed against a Hebron man accused of having sex with a girl under 14 "too many times to count" between Aug. 1, 2012, and March 2.
CROWN POINT | A Lake Criminal Court jury convicted a Shelby man Thursday of molesting a 12-year-old girl last year.
VALPARAISO | Porter Superior Court Judge William Alexa accepted a plea agreement from Tara Tryon on Friday morning before security officers handcuffed and led her off to prison.
LAKE STATION | A 19-year-old Hobart man had sexual relations with a 12-year-old girl at a house in Lake Station, police said.
LAKE STATION | A 20-year-old Lake Station man was charged with having sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl, police said.
CROWN POINT | A man suspected of child molestation — who was twice released by Texas authorities before finally facing justice — pleaded guilty to a lesser battery charge Wednesday in Lake County court.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. | Erin Merryn is convinced she would have spoken out much earlier if she had been taught at a young age about the threat of sexual abuse. Instead, she endured abuse at the hands of a neighbor and older cousin for years before seeking help.
CROWN POINT | After about four years on the run, a Texas man charged with molesting an 11-year-old Highland girl turned himself in to Lake County authorities.
HOBART | A 47-year-old Hobart man sexually molested a girl starting when she was 10 years old, police said.
HOBART | Police said a 34-year-old Hobart man molested a 9-year-old relative.
VALPARAISO | Police say a Valparaiso man persuaded his girlfriend to molest a child she was baby-sitting and send photos of the abuse to his cellphone.
HIGHLAND | A former Highland High School teacher surrendered to police Tuesday after six felony counts were formally filed against him regarding an inappropriate relationship with three female students.
Recent events at Penn State have caused attention to be focused on the responsibility of reporting suspicions of abuse and neglect. It is a crime in Indiana to fail to report abuse or neglect. While there seems to be some confusion about the responsibility to report in Pennsylvania, Indiana'…
CROWN POINT | A Lake Criminal Court judge released a former Hammond man from jail five years after his arrest for child molesting.
VALPARAISO | A Union Township man sentenced to probation last month for child solicitation was charged Thursday with sexual misconduct with a minor after he allegedly fondled a 15-year-old girl.
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