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Domestic Violence

Murder suspect's court hearing ends in argument between families

CROWN POINT | A tense hearing for Victor Marquez, who is accused of killing his wife, ended in an argument between families outside the courtroom. 

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm

Man arrested for battery that sends woman to the hospital

CHESTERTON | A Chesterton man was arrested last week after being accused of battering a woman, breaking two of her ribs and causing a collapsed lung.

July 15, 2014 11:10 am
Lake County cop ordered to attend anger management classes

Lake County cop ordered to attend anger management classes

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Sheriff's Department officer who is facing a strangulation charge was ordered to attend anger management classes and regularly check in with a probation officer as the case continues. 

July 08, 2014 6:45 pm
No contact order issued in domestic violence case involving Lake County cop

No contact order issued in domestic violence case involving Lake County cop

CROWN POINT | A temporary no contact order was issued Friday against a Lake County Sheriff's Department officer who is facing a strangulation charge.

June 20, 2014 6:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Lessons from child fatality report

EDITORIAL: Lessons from child fatality report

The latest report on child abuse and neglect in Indiana shows some improvement, but there's still a long way to go.

June 17, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ours is a violent society

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ours is a violent society

Every day the news is filled with reports of all different kind of senseless violent acts ranging from mothers killing their babies, to random shootings that snuff out the lives of innocent bystanders. What worries me is that that so much of the violence is being blamed on gang activity. The…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
4 region children among 34 Indiana abuse or neglect deaths in year

4 region children among 34 Indiana abuse or neglect deaths in year

INDIANAPOLIS | Four of the 34 Indiana children who died of abuse or neglect between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012, lived in Northwest Indiana, according to a state report released Friday.

June 06, 2014 4:30 pm Related
Lake County officer on leave following domestic violence arrest

Lake County officer on leave following domestic violence arrest

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Sheriff's Department officer is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested last week on a domestic battery charge, officials said. 

June 02, 2014 5:22 pm Photos

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Hammond man facing jail time for battery

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in jail after he admitted to hitting another man in the head with beer bottles, according to court records. 

April 29, 2014 5:00 pm

New program addresses teen boys exposed to domestic violence

HOMEWOOD | The South Suburban Family Shelter, 18137 Harwood Ave., announces a new program called “Stop the Violence” B.R.O. (Boys Respecting Others).

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Community mourns slain woman

Community mourns slain woman

GRIFFITH | A day after a woman was shot to death by her estranged husband in the parking lot of St. Mary's School, the community called for an end to domestic violence.

April 22, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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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
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