CROWN POINT | In exchange for pleading guilty but mentally ill to murder in the fatal beating of his ex-wife, a man was handed a 50-year sentence Thursday.
HAMMOND | When defense attorney John Cantrell last December went to the Lake County Jail to see his new client, a 17-year-old Gary boy who shot and killed his father, he asked the boy how he was doing.
GARY | Ten years of developing and teaching a class on women and crime taught her violence isn't an isolated event for women in prison, said Tanice Foltz, sociology professor and director of Women and Gender Studies at Indiana University Northwest.
GARY | Of the 83 T-shirts strung around the Moraine Student Center at Indiana University Northwest, one spoke especially loudly to Matt Bartolomei, a 25-year-old sociology major from Schererville.
Everyone knows domestic violence is a major problem, but determining the right response requires careful consideration.
MERRILLVILLE | Community leaders say domestic violence thus far shows no sign of abating, but they continue to believe the problem is preventable with the right community response.
CROWN POINT | Flickering candles placed in white paper bags Monday illuminated the names of more than 140 women and men who have died in Lake County since 1995 at the hands of those who swore they loved them.
CROWN POINT | On the cusp of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a study shows a low number of arrests considering the high number of emergency calls.
HOBART | A 21-year-old Lake Station man broke into the Hobart home of his former girlfriend and grabbed her by the neck, police said.
CROWN POINT | Police said a domestic dispute Saturday night escalated into a knife fight that left a woman dead and her boyfriend severely injured.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | A 42-year-old Westville man will be arrested on accusations of threatening to kill a woman and her children after he recovers from bite wounds caused by a police dog, officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers soon may be forced to pay a "convenience fee" when using a credit or debit card to pay municipal or utility charges under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
Susan’s husband once threw her into a wall. Another time he pounded on (and dented) the roof of their car while she locked herself in the vehicle for her safety. On countless other occasions he broke phones, computers and other objects. He emotionally and mentally abused and intimidated her …
CROWN POINT | Opening arguments in the trial of a Gary man Tuesday presented opposite versions of what led to serious injuries suffered by the man's on-again, off-again girlfriend.
Prom season can create a lifetime of memories, but many teenagers suffer experiences that carry a lifetime of consequences.
Friends of a Calumet City woman who police say was beaten to death by her live-in boyfriend, will split money from a fundraiser among six Northwest Indiana and south suburban domestic violence organizations.
When the Violence Against Women Act was signed into law Thursday, it was hailed as a victory for victims of domestic abuse. It does help, but it isn't the only thing victims need.
CROWN POINT | Choosing just the right library book got easier this week for children and their moms staying at the St. Jude House shelter.
PORTAGE | A 32-year-old Portage man faces several charges after a fight with his girlfriend Monday morning escalated to death threats and his attempt to strangle her, according to police.
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