GARY | A 39-year-old man accused of beating and strangling his girlfriend was arrested Thursday, deputies said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HOBART | A Hobart firefighter who was critically injured after driving his van into his home earlier this month died late Saturday, officials said.
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 …
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