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Man found guilty in beating death of 60-year-old woman

CROWN POINT | For three days in December 2012, Dorothy J. Griffin slowly died at a local hospital as her brain swelled from injuries suffered in a beating inside her Gary apartment.

September 04, 2014 8:15 pm

Jury hears evidence in Gary beating death

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury heard evidence Wednesday of the chaotic morning surrounding a beating that led to a Gary woman's death.

September 03, 2014 8:20 pm

Gary man, 76, charged with molesting two young girls

GARY | A 76-year-old man was charged Friday with molesting two girls for whom he baby-sat between 1994 to 2008, according to court records. 

September 02, 2014 6:38 pm

Two men rob walker of cash, cellphone at gunpoint in Gary

GARY | A 34-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday near 15th Avenue and Chase Street, police said. 

September 02, 2014 6:10 pm
Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting to breaking into a woman's home to steal electronics, according to court records.

August 26, 2014 8:45 pm

Public help needed to identify dead man found in Gary

Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey asked for the public's help in identifying a man found dead in Gary on Thursday.

August 22, 2014 1:26 pm

Officials investigating slaying of man found in Gary

GARY | Officials are investigating the homicide of man found early Thursday in the 6700 block of West 15th Avenue in Gary.

August 21, 2014 4:15 pm
Man accused of stabbing men during dispute at barbecue

Man accused of stabbing men during dispute at barbecue

CROWN POINT | A Gary man is accused of stabbing two men after a late night barbecue led to a fight. 

August 20, 2014 3:30 pm

Man recently released from community corrections shot and killed in Gary

GARY | A 37-year-old man released from Lake County Community Corrections last month after serving time for dealing cocaine was shot and killed in Gary late Monday night.

August 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Woman accused of killing boyfriend facing new charges

CROWN POINT | A woman accused of strangling her boyfriend to death in 2013 is facing additional battery charges. 

August 19, 2014 5:15 pm

Mayor discusses police, fire equipment needs

GARY | After announcing a new police chief and new approach to crime last month, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday addressed  police and fire department equipment needs.

August 15, 2014 8:25 pm
Man sentenced to prison after Indiana Supreme Court tosses murder confession

Man sentenced to prison after Indiana Supreme Court tosses murder confession

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison months after the Indiana Supreme Court tossed out his alleged murder confession. 

August 14, 2014 5:30 pm
Gary man acquitted of murder charge

Gary man acquitted of murder charge

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury acquitted a Gary man Wednesday in the November slaying of another city man in the 4400 block of Virginia Street.

August 13, 2014 7:15 pm

Coroner's office identifies woman found dead in Gary

GARY | The Lake County coroner's office on Tuesday identified a woman found dead Saturday in Gary.

August 12, 2014 8:45 pm
Shooting witness testifies at Gary murder trial

Shooting witness testifies at Gary murder trial

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecuting attorneys allege a 27-year-old man fatally shot Eugene Jackson Jr. because of Jackson's romantic relationship with a woman. 

August 12, 2014 6:39 pm
Jury selected in 'speedy trial' for murder in Gary

Jury selected in 'speedy trial' for murder in Gary

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury was selected Monday for the trial of Robert L. Crawford who is accused of gunning down another man in Gary last year. 

August 11, 2014 7:45 pm
Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

GARY | Local organizations are having fundraisers this month for the family of slain Gary Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield. 

August 10, 2014 12:30 pm
Two killed in Gary after train hits car

Two killed in Gary after train hits car

GARY | Two people were killed early Friday after a CSX freight train struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing in the city's Miller neighborhood, officials said. 

August 08, 2014 6:30 pm
Gary man accused in killing says he's ready for trial

Gary man accused in killing says he's ready for trial

CROWN POINT | A 27-year-old man facing a murder charge is scheduled to go to trial Monday after insisting on having a speedy trial despite his attorney's hesitation. 

August 07, 2014 8:24 pm
Gary man found guilty of sex crimes with minor

Gary man found guilty of sex crimes with minor

CROWN POINT | A 39-year-old man told a Lake County jury Thursday that he never engaged in inappropriate sexual behavior with a girl who lived with him for years. 

August 07, 2014 7:30 pm
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