INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is confident he can defend Indiana's laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples and denying recognition to gay marriages performed elsewhere against five federal lawsuits filed this month seeking to have the statutes declared unconstitutional.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana lawmakers last week nearly jumped on a bandwagon of states seeking to add measures that some contend legitimize discrimination under the guise of religious liberty.
INDIANAPOLIS | Eight seconds of near silence, followed by the sharp bang of a wooden gavel and the roar of cheers and applause ended Indiana's marriage debate — for now.
INDIANAPOLIS | With little debate, the Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 71-22 on Tuesday to subject the state's 27,000 recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits — mostly single mothers with children — to mandatory drug testing as a condition of receiving cash as…
HAMMOND | A Munster man admitted to murder and conspiracy to participate in racketeering in a plea agreement filed Friday in federal court.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican leaders controlling the Indiana House and Senate schedules will continue starting legislative session days with a prayer, even as the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the constitutionality of the practice.
HAMMOND | A former School City of Hammond administrator filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court against her former employer over allegations of racial discrimination.
HAMMOND | A Lake Station man was arraigned Friday in Hammond federal court on charges of sexual exploitation of children.
MERRILLVILLE | A man who thought he was meeting an acquaintance from an online dating site was instead allegedly being set up to be kidnapped and robbed.
CROWN POINT | A federal lawsuit filed Monday alleges Crown Point officials sought to have a veteran police officer fired over a challenge from the FOP about an appointee to the board of works.
HAMMOND | The United States attorney's office is seeking a nine-year prison term for a Gary man it said distributed an ounce of crack cocaine each week for six months.
HAMMOND | Eloise Blackmon, 51, of Gary, pleaded guilty Thursday in a plea agreement related to a real estate hustle that allegedly siphoned at least $600,000 from lenders.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller will appeal a federal judge's order that put Indiana's law defunding Planned Parenthood on hold.
HAMMOND | A federal jury has awarded a Gary man $850,000 for injuries he suffered in a 2007 arrest by city police that left him partially blind.
Billie Chette and her husband, John, had planned to meet on a Wednesday for an ultrasound appointment to check on her pregnancy. John called at the last minute, apologizing and saying he had to do a roof estimate. During his second call, John told Billie he loved her -- and that federal agen…
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced an East Chicago man who distributed small amounts of crack cocaine to an undercover FBI agent to two years probation Tuesday.
HAMMOND | Three phone calls landed a Hebron man in prison.
HAMMOND | A serial bank robber entered into a plea agreement Friday, claiming responsibility for robbing banks in Hammond, Highland and East Chicago.
The FBI is investigating allegations former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey and City Council President Richard Medina are threatening retribution if precinct committeemen don't vote for Medina in the upcoming mayoral caucus, several sources told The Times.
Hammond's Jupiter Aluminum Corp. will pay $664,000 in a settlement over disputed technical violations of a federal consent decree, according to federal court filings last week.
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