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Defendant admits he sought cocaine from undercover cop

HAMMOND | A man pleaded guilty on his second day of trial Tuesday to federal charges alleging he attempted to buy 10 kilograms of cocaine from an undercover officer at a Gary truck stop.

August 27, 2014 9:25 pm
Appeals court upholds 50-year sentence for Porter County stabbing

Appeals court upholds 50-year sentence for Porter County stabbing

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Tuesday the 50-year sentence issued to a Valparaiso woman who brutally attacked a Center Township resident after he allowed her in to make a phone call following a traffic accident.

July 08, 2014 3:57 pm Related

Drug sting yields 63-month prison term for Ohio man

HAMMOND | An Ohio man caught in a drug sting in Merrillville was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to more than five years in prison.

June 02, 2014 7:57 pm

Chicago man's sentence reduced after initial drug conviction overturned

HAMMOND | A Chicago man arrested in Gary on drug and weapon charges in 2008 was sentenced for the second time Monday after his initial conviction was overturned on appeal.

June 02, 2014 6:49 pm

Hammond man accused of drug sale across from school

HAMMOND | A 32-year-old man is accused of selling cocaine at his home, which is across the street from St. Bosco Catholic School. 

May 10, 2014 12:05 am

Cops: Dyer traffic stop foils suspected cocaine deal

DYER | Dyer police believe they stopped a cocaine deal before it could happen when they arrested a man for allegedly ignoring a stop sign Tuesday afternoon, police said.

May 07, 2014 5:48 pm

Plea entered in murder case

HAMMOND | One of the gang members arrested last year in connection with the decade-old murder of East Chicago resident Julio Cartagena pleaded guilty Monday to his role in the homicide.

May 05, 2014 6:00 pm

Man facing drug charges following traffic stop on I-80/94

GARY | A 23-year-old man is facing charges of dealing in cocaine and possession of cocaine after police found five bricks of the drug in the car he was driving, authorities said. 

April 28, 2014 3:37 pm

E.C. man facing charges after police find cocaine, handgun

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man is facing federal drug charges after police found marijuana and cocaine at his house Wednesday, according to court records.

April 24, 2014 9:30 pm

Gary man faces drug dealing charges after March 5 raid

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was charged in Lake County court with dealing cocaine.

March 14, 2014 9:15 pm

Mind control: Alcohol, drug addiction stew in the brain

Alcoholism can destroy a liver. Heroin needles can spread HIV. And cocaine can stop a beating heart.

March 10, 2014 6:15 pm

Gary woman charged with dealing cocaine following SWAT raid of her home

CROWN POINT | A Gary woman faces three felony counts that resulted from a raid Feb. 5 on her home by SWAT team members and Gary police narcotics detectives.

February 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Gary man could face up to 20 years for crack cocaine

HAMMOND | A Gary man facing a drug charge is expected to accept a plea agreement Wednesday in federal court.

December 10, 2013 8:15 pm

Cicero man sentenced in Hammond drug case

HAMMOND | A 39-year-old man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to three years and one month in prison, according to court records.

December 04, 2013 6:30 pm

Former cop gets 40 years in drug, weapons case

HAMMOND | A former downstate police officer was sentenced Friday to 40 years in federal prison for his role in a region drug dealing and weapons conspiracy, prosecutors announced.

November 22, 2013 6:10 pm

Hammond man arrested on drug trafficking charges

CHICAGO | A Hammond man was arrested Tuesday in Chicago and is accused of taking part in a drug trafficking ring.

October 02, 2013 7:15 pm

Jury clears Wisconsin man of cocaine charges

VALPARAISO | A jury deliberated for a half-hour Wednesday before finding a Wisconsin man not guilty on two felony counts of possessing a large quantity of cocaine.

August 21, 2013 3:55 pm
Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists with tinted vehicle windows may find themselves getting pulled over more often following a recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling.

July 07, 2013 5:45 pm Related
Gary native won't let life in prison deter him from pursuing dreams

Gary native won't let life in prison deter him from pursuing dreams

Former Gary boxer Charles "Duke" Tanner's fight for freedom has taken a lyrical twist.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Chesterton couple guilty of dealing crack with their kids around

Chesterton couple guilty of dealing crack with their kids around

VALPARAISO | A Chesterton couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to several felony counts of selling crack cocaine a year ago, including instances where their three children were present.

April 09, 2013 11:22 am Photos


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