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Lutheran school volunteer pleads not guilty to forgery, theft

MARKHAM | A longtime volunteer at Lansing’s Trinity Lutheran School pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegations of misappropriated funds.

March 25, 2014 3:30 pm

E.C. man accused of sex with 11-year-old girl accepts plea deal

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man has entered into a plea agreement on a federal charge of crossing state lines to engage in sex with an 11-year-old girl.

March 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Jury finds Singleton guilty of murder in road-rage dispute

Jury finds Singleton guilty of murder in road-rage dispute

CROWN POINT | After about two hours of deliberation Friday, a jury found a Chicago man guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a driver in a road-rage dispute last summer in Hammond.

February 21, 2014 7:25 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Song duo Captain and Tennille divorcing after 39 years

OFFBEAT: Song duo Captain and Tennille divorcing after 39 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man pleads not guilty in former St. John woman's death

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | A man charged in the 2011 death of a former St. John resident pleaded not guilty Monday to first-degree murder, one of his lawyers said.

December 16, 2013 6:05 pm
Appeals court affirms 50-year prison term in murder of Gary teen

Appeals court affirms 50-year prison term in murder of Gary teen

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals rejected a sentence reduction request Monday from a Michigan City man serving 50 years for the 2011 murder of a Gary teenager, on top of a 20-year prison term for shooting at a Merrillville couple while driving on Interstate 80/94.

November 18, 2013 3:26 pm Related
Judge weighs whether to toss Ritz lawsuit

Judge weighs whether to toss Ritz lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS | A judge is likely to rule Friday on Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request to throw out the lawsuit state schools chief Glenda Ritz filed last month against the State Board of Education.

November 05, 2013 6:15 pm Related

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Homecoming nomination a dream come true

Homecoming nomination a dream come true

Valparaiso High School 2013 Homecoming Queen nominees, from left, Greer Brown, 17, Kathy Minko, 17, Angela Darrol, 19, Maria Yallourakis, 17, Kelli Keough, 17 and Alexandra Shideler, 17.

September 30, 2013 9:22 am

State develops sample petitions to guide expungement requests

INDIANAPOLIS | State court officials released sample petitions Friday that Hoosiers can follow to begin the process of expunging their criminal records, though consulting an attorney before submitting the documents is still recommended.

August 16, 2013 11:35 am Related
Scott King

Scott King

February 1998: Gary Mayor Scott King unveils redevelopment plan for downtown Gary, pitching it as “everybody's neighborhood.” Plan includes steel, art and civil rights museum and possibly a minor-league baseball stadium between 8th and 9th avenues.

August 08, 2013 9:57 am
Scott King

Scott King

Scott King

August 08, 2013 9:57 am
Dentist seeks treatment while awaiting heroin charges

Dentist seeks treatment while awaiting heroin charges

PORTAGE | Bond was reduced Friday for a LaPorte dentist, who has agreed to go into a treatment center after being charged with dealing and possession of heroin.

August 02, 2013 12:57 pm

Valpo man's child porn sentencing delayed

HAMMOND | Sentencing has been delayed for a Valparaiso man who has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.

July 29, 2013 12:49 pm

Girl tells jurors she felt 'gross' while being molested

VALPARAISO | A 14-year-old girl told jurors Tuesday afternoon about being molested when she was in fifth grade by Jackie Robson.

July 23, 2013 7:10 pm

Feds want 37 years for man convicted of kidnapping

HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence a Belize man to 37 years in prison for a 2006 kidnapping and armed robbery of a Gary drug dealer.

July 09, 2013 8:30 pm
Case continued for Cal City murder suspect

Case continued for Cal City murder suspect

MARKHAM | Donol Clark, who faces criminal charges for the death of his live-in girlfriend in Calumet City, had a brief status hearing Friday morning in Cook County Circuit Court.

April 26, 2013 7:00 pm
Jurors share their experiences

Jurors share their experiences

Judge Calvin D. Hawkins questions Lori Haney and Joseph M. Fernandez about their experiences as jurors during a panel discussion sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association.

April 17, 2013 3:11 pm
Jurors share their experiences

Jurors share their experiences

Michael J. McKenna talks about his experience as a juror Wednesday during a panel discussion sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association.

April 17, 2013 3:12 pm
Jurors share their experiences

Jurors share their experiences

Lake Superior Court Civil Division Judge John Sedia poses a question to former jurors during a panel discussion sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association.

April 17, 2013 3:12 pm
Jurors share their experiences

Jurors share their experiences

Lori Haney talks about her experience as a juror Wednesday during a panel discussion sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association.

April 17, 2013 3:11 pm
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