CROWN POINT | An Alsip man charged in the death of 76-year-old Mary Austgen remains without a lawyer one month after his arrest.
CROWN POINT | A judge sentenced a Dyer man to 12 years of prison and home detention for burning down the home of a Lynwood police officer and her three children.
CROWN POINT | A man suspected of child molestation — who was twice released by Texas authorities before finally facing justice — pleaded guilty to a lesser battery charge Wednesday in Lake County court.
Enrique Marks Jr. settled the question of whether to extradite him from Brownsville, Texas, by turning himself in to Lake County authorities after four years as a fugitive. The larger question of how to handle similar cases in the future, however, remains unresolved.
CROWN POINT | After about four years on the run, a Texas man charged with molesting an 11-year-old Highland girl turned himself in to Lake County authorities.
HIGHLAND | If some alleged felons run far enough away from Lake County, they don't have to hide, because local authorities will not pursue them.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Diane Boswell is delaying the murder trial of a Hammond man whose son died following a year of neglect, beatings and being locked in a dog cage.
CROWN POINT | Questions of unethical behavior swirled Tuesday around the case of a Valparaiso businessman awaiting trial on criminal charges in a fatal 2010 crash.
CROWN POINT | It remained unclear Tuesday afternoon who will take custody of the body of teenage abuse victim Christian Choate.
CROWN POINT | A teenage victim of years of abuse finally may be laid to rest two years after his death.
It's great to see a Lake County judge is very concerned about the rights of Riley Choate and Kimberly Kubina, who are charged with murder in the death of Choate's 13-year-old son, Christian.
CROWN POINT | A lawyer representing the sister of 13-year-old Christian Choate is resisting prosecution efforts to question her under oath about her brother's alleged captivity and beating death.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office wants a DNA sample from the father of 13-year-old Christian Choate, whose body was found last month in a shallow grave.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Diane Boswell sentenced an Illinois man to 10 years in prison Monday for a 2008 service station holdup.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials will make another attempt to free the county's get-out-of-jail bracelet system from judicial disfavor.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office has added murder to the charges a Griffith man faces in the death of a 3-year-old boy last year.
LOWELL | A former Lake County police sergeant who embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from youth football and baseball teams is still paying for his crime, just not enough.
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