CROWN POINT | The murder trial of a 34-year-old Gary woman opened Tuesday with the state claiming the woman killed a longtime boyfriend after partying, and the defense claiming it was the toll of years of domestic abuse.
LANSING | Friends of a woman whom authorities believe was killed last year by her live-in boyfriend plan to celebrate what would have been her 43rd birthday with a benefit for domestic abuse organizations.
Applications are now being accepted for the General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ Success for Survivors Scholarship, according to the GFWC Women's Club of St. John. This program aims to help intimate partner abuse survivors rebuild their lives by advancing their academic pursuits through a $2…
VALPARAISO | While struggling to describe the pain his family has suffered as a result of the murder of his mother, Matthew Hooper told a Porter County court Thursday that gunman Frederick Cashner Jr. has never offered an apology.
For those of us that are fans of public television, the past week was a gift. In Ken Burn’s latest documentary, he covered the tragedy of The Dust Bowl and its effects on farmers and ranchers on the Great Plains. Like any story, there were layers to this tragedy that no four-hour documentary…
MARKHAM | The family and close friends of a Calumet City woman who police suspect was killed by her live-in boyfriend are left with many questions.
The new year will see patrons of strip clubs in Illinois paying fees that will be used to fund programs that help rape victims, following final approval Saturday of a new law by Gov. Pat Quinn.
EAST CHICAGO | Local organizations capped off Domestic Violence Awareness Month this fall with speeches, discussion and a documentary viewing at the Lorenzo Arredondo Justice Center.
CROWN POINT | St. Jude House is seeking community support to partner with the local division of the Lowe's Heroes Project to fund extensive renovations of the shelter's kitchen.
Follow The Times
Stop by Kensington Watch Services today at 146 North Main Stre…
Weddings by Rev. Doug Klukken will perform your wedding to you…
Call today for an appointment to see our new homes under construction and lots for sale in Hawthorne or Executive Park, Valparaiso.
Serving St. John, IN and surrounding areas in Northwest Indian…
Should the Indiana State Board of Education issue an apology for members' secret plea to legislative leaders?