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Judges and Winners for the 2014 Pie Contest at Hammond's Bizarre Bazaar

Judges and Winners for the 2014 Pie Contest at Hammond's Bizarre Bazaar

Judges and winners for the 2014 Pie Contest at Hammond's Bizarre Bazaar include (left to right) Denise Jean of Hammond, Chef Terry Zych of Ivy Tech, Julie and Jasmine Lopez of East Chicago with sister Jozzalyn Lopez, Rada Velligan of East Chicago, Times columnists Philip Potempa and Eloise V…

October 01, 2014 12:00 am
Supreme Court rejects M'ville killer's tainted jury claim

Supreme Court rejects M'ville killer's tainted jury claim

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court rejected the tainted-jury claim of a Merrillville man convicted of murder in 2012 after stabbing a patron at Hammond's Copper Penny bar, and ruled he's not entitled to a new trial.

May 11, 2014 11:30 pm Related
FROM the FARM: Hammond Christmas Fest nets prized cookie recipes

FROM the FARM: Hammond Christmas Fest nets prized cookie recipes

Our family is thankful for how quickly my dad has been on the mend after his total knee replacement surgery last week.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am

What happens when judges go bad?

SPRINGFIELD | The cocaine-induced death of a downstate Illinois judge in March and the arrest last month of a colleague on drug-related charges comes at a time when more attorneys than ever are seeking help for mental health and addiction problems.

June 16, 2013 12:00 am

Taxpayers may get hit with 'convenience fee' under new pay-to-pay law

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.

April 30, 2013 12:45 pm Related

Pence backs merit selection for new juvenile court judge

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is siding with Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura, his new director of the Indiana Department of Child Services, in favoring merit selection to replace her as head of Lake County's Juvenile Court.

March 12, 2013 1:16 pm Photos




Retention election lets voters decide whether to keep, dump judges

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the dozens of candidates for local, state and federal offices that Hoosiers will elect on Nov. 6, Northwest Indiana residents will help decide whether two Indiana Supreme Court justices and three judges on the state's Court of Appeals will remain in their posts.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am Related

Applications available for spot on Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawyers or judges interested in serving on the Indiana Supreme Court have until June 29 to apply.

May 30, 2012 10:10 am Related

Voting for judges: Everyone can, few do

CHICAGO | Four years ago, just more than 1.2 million people in Cook County showed up to vote in the primary election.

February 14, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana judges, prosecutors to get pay hike

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana judges and prosecutors will find a few extra dollars in their paychecks starting next month.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am

Circuit, Superior Court judges can serve as long as voters say

INDIANAPOLIS | The House and Senate agreed Thursday to eliminate the mandatory retirement age for Indiana Circuit and Superior Court judges.

April 28, 2011 4:28 pm

House votes to end mandatory retirement for county judges

INDIANAPOLIS | Circuit and Superior Court judges in Indiana soon may be able to serve as long as the voters will have them.

April 14, 2011 8:15 pm

Indiana Senate votes to toss retirement age for local judges

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 43-7 on Thursday night to eliminate the state's mandatory retirement age for superior court judges.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am

Lawyers back GOP's Fine over Dem Paras for Lake Circuit Court

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Bar Association on Tuesday announced the results of its survey rating judicial candidates.

October 05, 2010 8:00 pm
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