Department Of Correction
MERRILLVILLE | Diane Pike believes the juvenile offenders at Camp Summit want the same things as every other teen their age.
Editor's note: The names of juveniles quoted in this report have been changed to protect their identities.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced an 18-year-old Gary man to 61 years in prison Thursday for two crimes he admitted committing in Gary on March 17, 2013.
GARY | Thirty riders taking part in a cross-country bicycle journey pedaled into town Wednesday as part of the Fuller Center Bike Adventure, then spent Thursday working on rehabilitating two Jackson Street homes.
GARY | In the five years since Michael Jackson’s death, his childhood home at 2300 Jackson St. has become a magnet, drawing family members and fans to honor his beginnings and his legacy.
CROWN POINT | The books are now closed on a 1994 Dyer burglary and rape.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana budget officials have instructed state agencies and departments to trim expenses where possible in the wake of unexpectedly weak tax revenues.
INDIANAPOLIS | State agencies meeting or beating performance targets will be permitted to spend nearly their full appropriations under a management plan announced Monday by Gov. Mike Pence.
For the past several years, state legislators from both parties have been working with prosecutors, judges, public defenders and many other experts to reduce recidivism - the number of repeat offenders - in Indiana by overhauling the laws governing our criminal justice system. The end result…
INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time since 2007, a Northwest Indiana lawmaker will play a significant role in deciding how the state spends some $30 billion over the next two years.
Incoming Gov. Mike Pence should make it one of his first tasks to address concerns about how mentally ill inmates are treated in the Department of Correction system.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Kay Fleming promised Wednesday to lead reform of the Department of Child Services and seek improvements to the state's sex offender registry if she is elected Indiana attorney general.
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