CROWN POINT | Darren D. Vann told detectives he was offered $500 to kill Merrillville resident Anith Jones.
The last time Gary officers encountered Darren D. Vann — in 2004 — he had poured gasoline over himself and threatened to set himself on fire.
CROWN POINT | A 25-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching a 6-year-old girl.
William Hirtman unloads turkey legs from racks at Heinkel’s Packing Co., Inc. where he has been working for five months in Decatur, Ill. Hirtman, 53, of Decatur, is about to graduate from Macon County Hybrid Court, a diversion program that gives offenders guilty of nonviolent felonies the su…
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CROWN POINT | A 65-year-old man was sentenced Friday to two years in prison after admitting to having hydrocodone pills without a prescription.
CROWN POINT | A Merrillville woman who was accused of choking and threatening a shopper at a Hobart store was acquitted of the charges this week.
CROWN POINT | A woman accused of beating to death her 22-month-old son made her first formal appearance in court Friday.
CROWN POINT | As Hammond officers were investigating the beating death of Robert K. Swafford Wednesday, a neighbor across the street was burning his bloody clothing.
CROWN POINT | A 30-year-old man admitted Thursday to driving over a man who had been shot then stabbing him multiple times, according to court records.
CROWN POINT | The case against an East Chicago woman who is accused of beating her toddler to death could be dismissed, and she could be released from jail as early as next week.
HONESDALE, Pa. | A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn't ready to have him released into their custody.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County judge has ordered the county auditor's office to seal itemized billings, expenses and fees for the defense of a man accused of killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.
HAMMOND | It didn't take much to figure out who a suspect was in an armed robbery of a Hammond pizza delivery worker.
CROWN POINT | A former certified nursing assistant at the Chicagoland Christian Village is accused of forging and cashing checks from a former resident, according to court records.
GARY | An 18-year-old man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in August and raping her, according to court records.
VALPARAISO | A Michigan City man and woman are accused of violating their probation by falling way behind in the amount they are ordered to pay back after pleading guilty to stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly, blind Chesterton woman they were helping to care for over a period of thr…
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he lost her, his reputation, friends, income and sense of self-worth, a psychologist called by the Olympic runner's lawyers testified Monday.
HAMMOND | An interpreter in Hammond City Court is accused of taking money from Spanish-speaking defendants and dismissing at least five cases without the court's permission, according to court records.
CROWN POINT | A 20-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 60 years in prison for the beating death of his neighbor.
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