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Portage man admits sexual contact with underage girl

Portage man admits sexual contact with underage girl

VALPARAISO | A 35-year-old Portage man pleaded guilty Friday to having sexual contact with the underage daughter of a friend.

September 12, 2014 7:30 pm

DNA tests ordered in killing of ex-Bear girlfriend

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge ordered new evidence tests in the case of a woman serving a life sentence for killing the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle in 2007.

September 12, 2014 10:46 am

Hammond man accused of trailing woman, beating her

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man is facing 14 criminal charges after allegedly following a former girlfriend and attacking her, according to court records. 

September 11, 2014 8:17 pm

Hammond woman accused of fleeing crash scene with child

CROWN POINT | A Hammond woman is accused of running away from a crash scene last week with her 6-year-old daughter, according to court records. 

September 11, 2014 6:15 pm

Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — In a lengthy verdict phase climaxing Oscar Pistorius' trial, the judge said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility he'll be convicted of culpable homicide.

September 11, 2014 9:24 am Related

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Charges dropped against second man in E.C. shooting

CROWN POINT | Charges were dismissed against a second man who had been charged in the shooting death of an East Chicago man. 

September 10, 2014 7:07 pm
Trio accused of robbing E.C. residents at gunpoint

Trio accused of robbing E.C. residents at gunpoint

CROWN POINT | When a group broke into an East Chicago apartment last week and robbed the residents at gunpoint, it didn't take long to recognize one of the suspects. 

September 08, 2014 6:35 pm Photos

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Griffith woman accused of child neglect facing criminal counts

Griffith woman accused of child neglect facing criminal counts

CROWN POINT | A Griffith woman is facing criminal charges after her 4-month-old daughter was treated for several injuries at a Chicago hospital, according to court records.  

September 08, 2014 5:36 pm
Gary man accused of molesting young girl from 2003 to 2006

Gary man accused of molesting young girl from 2003 to 2006

CROWN POINT | A Gary man is accused of molesting a girl from 2003 to 2006, according to court records. 

September 08, 2014 4:40 pm
Civil lawsuit in Gary brothers' death moves forward

Civil lawsuit in Gary brothers' death moves forward

HOBART | A civil lawsuit is underway in Lake County courts in the deaths of two Gary brothers who died in a Hobart pit earlier this summer. 

September 05, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Man found guilty in beating death of 60-year-old woman

CROWN POINT | For three days in December 2012, Dorothy J. Griffin slowly died at a local hospital as her brain swelled from injuries suffered in a beating inside her Gary apartment.

September 04, 2014 8:15 pm
Hammond family protests criminal charges

Hammond family protests criminal charges

CROWN POINT | A Hammond family protested Wednesday outside the Lake County Criminal Court building asking prosecutors to drop charges against a 17-year-old youth. 

September 04, 2014 7:10 pm Photos

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State settles price gouging case against DeMotte propane company

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has reached a settlement with a northwestern Indiana propane supplier that overcharged customers during last winter's propane shortage.

September 04, 2014 7:49 am

Former Cedar Lake parks chief fired without cause, court says

CEDAR LAKE | The Indiana Court of Appeals has found the Cedar Lake parks department's former director, Mary Joan Dickson, was fired without cause and is entitled to unemployment benefits.

September 03, 2014 9:30 pm
Man accused of breaking into firefighter's car, stealing donations

Man accused of breaking into firefighter's car, stealing donations

HAMMOND | A 36-year-old man is accused of trying to steal donations left in a firefighter's car at a fire station. 

September 03, 2014 8:32 pm

Jury hears evidence in Gary beating death

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury heard evidence Wednesday of the chaotic morning surrounding a beating that led to a Gary woman's death.

September 03, 2014 8:20 pm

Lake Station man given five years probation in shooting

CROWN POINT | A Lake Station man who was accused of shooting at a woman Jan. 25 was sentenced Wednesday to five years probation, according to court records. 

September 03, 2014 6:45 pm

Hobart man charged in fatal stabbing back in jail

CROWN POINT | A Hobart man accused of fatally stabbing an East Chicago man during a gas station fight last year is back in the Lake County Jail. 

September 03, 2014 6:11 pm

Gary man, 76, charged with molesting two young girls

GARY | A 76-year-old man was charged Friday with molesting two girls for whom he baby-sat between 1994 to 2008, according to court records. 

September 02, 2014 6:38 pm

Federal court upholds Indiana right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal appeals court upheld Indiana's right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees Tuesday in a split decision delivered just days before another legal challenge is to be heard.

September 02, 2014 6:30 pm
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