Judge Salvador Vasquez
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced Edgar Singleton, 62, to 50 years in prison Friday for the murder of East Chicago resident Montrell Moss, 23, in a road-rage dispute last summer.
CROWN POINT | The two Hammond men arrested in connection with a retaliatory armed robbery and shooting in Hammond on March 1 now face seven felony charges filed by Lake County prosecutors.
CROWN POINT | Surprises cropped up Thursday during the murder trial against Jamal Lawshea, 27, of Gary, in the fatal shooting of Gary resident Latarus Foster, 29, in September 2012.
CROWN POINT | A jury of 10 women and two men was selected Monday for the retrial of Gary resident Jamal Lawshea on murder charges.
CROWN POINT | In a case that has dragged out in court for more than 4 1/2 years, a Hammond man was sentenced Friday for failure to seek prompt medical attention for his then-7-month-old child.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Judge Salvador Vasquez denied a motion Friday that would have allowed a bail reduction for a Crown Point man whose trial earlier this week on a class B felony sexual misconduct with a minor charge resulted in a hung jury.
CROWN POINT | After two days of deliberation, a jury on Tuesday could not come to a verdict in the case of a Crown Point man charged with sexual misconduct with a minor, a Class B felony.
CROWN POINT | Graphic evidence, including autopsy photos of Montrell Moss, and testimony from a witness who tried to stop Moss’ bleeding, came Wednesday during the second day of Edgar Singleton’s murder trial in Lake Criminal Court.
Editor's note: Due to incorrect information provided to The Times, a previous of this story in Wednesday's editions incorrectly identified the defendant. The defendant's correct name appears here.
A story that appeared in Tuesday's editions of The Times incorrectly identified a defendant. David P. Perdue Jr., 39, did not plead guilty to failing to register as a sex offender, did not appear before Judge Salvador Vasquez, and is not homeless. Perdue was arrested and charged with operati…
CROWN POINT | One 2012 graduate of Lake County's new problem-solving court -- known as Community Transition Court -- looks back at about a dozen years of incarceration.
CROWN POINT | A Lake Criminal Court judge has scheduled a trial next spring for a Merrillville teenager charged with killing an 80-year-old Gary high school teacher.
CROWN POINT | Lake County doesn't get a lot of respect, but its judges do.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Community Corrections learned it will receive operating money for the next state fiscal year beginning July 1.
CROWN POINT | In the works for about nine months, Lake County's newest court will work to reduce the number of offenders who have become court regulars.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man who drove into a police sting for auto thieves and then claimed his civil rights were violated is now on his way to prison.
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