Indiana Department Of Correction
Indiana prisoners will have the faces of cold case homicide victims and missing persons on the only decks of playing cards available for purchase in state prisons.
INDIANAPOLIS | Former Gov. Mitch Daniels may have been the loudest voice calling for the type of criminal sentencing reform legislation that was approved by a state House committee last week, but it was his sister, Deborah Daniels, a former U.S. attorney and U.S. assistant attorney general, …
Incoming Gov. Mike Pence should make it one of his first tasks to address concerns about how mentally ill inmates are treated in the Department of Correction system.
WESTVILLE | A 46-year-old Rochester, Ind., woman was arrested and charged with attempted trafficking while visiting her husband at the Westville Correctional Facility on Thanksgiving, officials said.
A recent Indiana Department of Correction report shows Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties are to be commended for their community corrections programs. We concur.
WESTVILLE | A Columbia City woman was arrested Saturday after being caught allegedly trying to traffic contraband to an inmate at Westville Correctional Facility, officials said.
The Porter County Jail, as now configured and staffed, is overcrowded. The number of inmates should not be a surprise when case filings and reasons for incarceration are analyzed.
WESTVILLE | A Gary woman was arrested and charged with trafficking Monday while visiting an inmate at the Westville Correctional Facility, officials there said Wednesday.
LAPORTE | LaPorte police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Sunday night across from the police station, possibly by a gunman wearing a Halloween mask.
If you think sentencing reform is all about making the punishment fit the crime, you're not quite right. It's about making sure the criminal changes bad behavior, too.
Authorities said a local man targeted familiar territory when he allegedly robbed three grocery store banks over the past week.
You'd like to think that one of the purposes of prison is to rehabilitate people for eventual release into society. But it doesn't always work that way.
On April 6, Wayne Kubsch, a 43-year-old Mishawaka man convicted of fatally stabbing his wife and stepson and his wife's ex-husband in 1998, is set to join a list of 20 other convicted murderers executed by the state of Indiana.
MUNSTER | Gov. Mitch Daniels said he may be close to a decision on whether to run for president. "I think I have got to make up my mind fairly soon," Daniels told The Times Editorial Board Thursday.
Officials in Indiana and Illinois are rethinking capital punishment, but the way they're framing the discussion could be missing the chief argument for or against it.
So it's the fifth of December, only 20 days left until Santa makes his big drop-off, and you are still looking for a stocking stuffer.
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School superintendents whose failing schools could be taken over by private companies complained at a public hearing last Friday they have not been given the same tools and flexibility the companies might be given to turn the schools around.
Porter County voters face choices in only two races -- Districts 1 and 4. But there is a lot at stake in these races.
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