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Domestic Violence

Community HealthNet hosts domestic violence Lunch & Learn

GARY | Community HealthNet will host a program on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse as part of its Lunch & Learn Series. Cynthia Hoess, MD, a CHN pediatrics provider, will moderate "Child Abuse Neglect and Issues of Ethics" from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Second Floor Conference Room…

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Woman killed, husband critically injured in domestic shooting

HAMMOND | A 37-year-old woman was shot to death by her husband late Saturday, police said. 

March 30, 2014 7:00 pm

Domestic dispute in Griffith ended in shooting, police say

GRIFFITH | Police are investigating a shooting that wounded one person early Thursday.

March 27, 2014 9:30 pm
Gary man accused of beating, strangling girlfriend

Gary man accused of beating, strangling girlfriend

GARY | A 39-year-old man accused of beating and strangling his girlfriend was arrested Thursday, deputies said.

March 06, 2014 9:00 pm

House wraps first half of legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House has completed its work on House-sponsored legislation, and next week will begin considering measures approved by the Republican-controlled Senate.

February 03, 2014 7:30 pm

Second benefit in honor of slain Cal City woman is Saturday

LANSING | After conducting a fundraising memorial service last year that produced nearly $20,000 for groups that deal with domestic violence, friends and family of Gena Chiodo decided to do it again this year.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Democrats blast GOP 'explanation' of marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | Apparently forgetting Ronald Reagan's political axiom, "If you're explaining, you're losing," the Republican leaders of the Indiana House and Senate are hoping two and a half pages of explanation can make their two-sentence marriage amendment more palatable.

January 10, 2014 7:00 pm Related

Marriage amendment fight begins in Indiana House

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage amendment and an unprecedented companion measure aimed at limiting the impact of the broadly worded amendment were filed Thursday in the Indiana House by state Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero. 

January 09, 2014 5:30 pm Related
Hobart firefighter involved in domestic incident dies

Hobart firefighter involved in domestic incident dies

HOBART | A Hobart firefighter who was critically injured after driving his van into his home earlier this month died late Saturday, officials said.

December 29, 2013 8:45 pm
Ex-husband gets 50 years in Munster woman's slaying

Ex-husband gets 50 years in Munster woman's slaying

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.

December 12, 2013 1:35 pm Photos


Teen who killed dad: 'You're free, Mom'

Teen who killed dad: 'You're free, Mom'

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.

November 16, 2013 11:36 pm Photos


Domestic violence has many faces, IUN researcher says

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.

October 18, 2013 7:45 pm
Clothesline Project resonates with IUN students

Clothesline Project resonates with IUN students

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.

October 18, 2013 6:00 pm Photos



EDITORIAL: Expand protection against domestic violence

Everyone knows domestic violence is a major problem, but determining the right response requires careful consideration.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am

Breaking the cycle of domestic violence

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.

October 02, 2013 8:00 pm
Shining a light on domestic violence

Shining a light on domestic violence

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.

September 30, 2013 9:00 pm Photos


Study: Few arrests for number of domestic battery calls

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.

September 28, 2013 10:30 pm
Wine tasting benefits St. Jude House

Wine tasting benefits St. Jude House

September 06, 2013 6:00 pm Photos


Lake Station man charged with residential entry, battery

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.

June 20, 2013 9:00 pm

Woman fatally stabbed in C.P. domestic dispute

CROWN POINT | Police said a domestic dispute Saturday night escalated into a knife fight that left a woman dead and her boyfriend severely injured.

June 15, 2013 10:30 pm
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