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Kevin Isom

Supreme Court likely to uphold Isom death sentence

Supreme Court likely to uphold Isom death sentence

INDIANAPOLIS | The five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court reacted skeptically Thursday to claims that judicial and prosecutorial mistakes allegedly made during Kevin Isom's death-penalty trial rise to the level of fundamental error and warrant a new trial.

May 29, 2014 1:30 pm Related

Isom triple homicide appeal headed to Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The appeal of a Gary man convicted of multiple counts of murder and condemned to three consecutive death sentences for the 2007 slaying of his wife and two stepchildren will be heard Thursday by the Indiana Supreme Court.

May 26, 2014 7:30 pm

Everybody wants a piece of county government's casino action

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are as generous with their casino revenues as they have to be.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am

Isom death-penalty trial defense costs nearly $700K

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Public Defender Commission has reported total defense costs in the Kevin Isom death penalty case at nearly $700,000 as of Monday with half that amount returned to Lake County.

September 16, 2013 5:55 pm

More costs reported in Isom death penalty case

CROWN POINT | Defense costs of the Kevin Isom death penalty trial through mid-December show a slight increase from September, with a full accounting not expected until sometime in May.

March 29, 2013 5:45 pm

Death penalty trial budgeted at $750,000

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials say the tab for the Kevin Isom death penalty case is capped at $750,000, and any more will have to be borrowed.

March 09, 2013 11:35 pm Related

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Court hands Kevin Isom three consecutive death sentences

CROWN POINT | Kevin Isom was sentenced to death Friday as recommended last month by a Lake County jury.

March 08, 2013 6:35 pm Related

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Jury sentences convicted murderer Kevin Isom to death

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury took less than two hours Friday to sentence convicted murderer Kevin Isom to death.

February 08, 2013 3:00 pm Related

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Family describes Isom as protective, a family man and hardworker

Family describes Isom as protective, a family man and hardworker

CROWN POINT | Family members of Kevin Isom testified Wednesday as the sentencing phase of the capital murder trial began the morning after Isom's conviction.

February 06, 2013 7:30 pm

Jury finds Isom guilty of murdering wife, stepchildren

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury took two hours Tuesday afternoon to find a Gary man guilty of murdering his wife and two stepchildren.

February 05, 2013 7:20 pm Related

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Detective testifies Isom said, 'I can't believe I killed my family'

CROWN POINT | The lead detective in the Kevin Isom murder case testified Thursday about a statement Isom gave police the day after his wife and two stepchildren were slain in the family's Gary apartment.

January 31, 2013 6:30 pm

Crime lab technician: Articles moved at Isom crime scene

CROWN POINT | He didn't move them, but items at the crime scene were moved at different junctures of the investigation into Lake County's ongoing capital case, a crime lab technician testified Wednesday under grilling by the defense at Kevin Isom's murder trial.

January 16, 2013 7:30 pm

Photos show weapons, ammo in Isom bedroom

CROWN POINT | Among dozens of crime scene photographs admitted Tuesday into evidence against Kevin Isom were photos of a shotgun, two handguns, ammunition and an alcohol bottle, all strewn about the foot of Isom's bed.

January 15, 2013 7:00 pm

Responding officers continue to testify in Isom case

CROWN POINT | Police responding more than five years ago to a triple homicide at a Gary apartment complex continued to testify Monday, the seventh day of trial for Kevin Isom.

January 14, 2013 6:40 pm

SWAT officers describe Isom arrest

CROWN POINT | Members of the SWAT team who were called to Kevin Isom's apartment complex testified Friday they were initially foiled from entering Isom's unit by a body blocking the back door in the kitchen.

January 11, 2013 7:30 pm

Cop testifies relatives tried to rein in Isom

CROWN POINT | Defense attorneys lost a lengthy battle Thursday to keep out testimony in the Isom trial alleging two cousins frantically tried to stop Isom after reports of gunfire.

January 10, 2013 8:33 pm Related

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Gary police testify to initial response to gunfire in Isom case

CROWN POINT | Police initially responding to gunfire at the Lake Shore Dunes apartment building in which three people were found shot to death in 2007 testified Wednesday to hearing multiple gunshots from an upper-level apartment but not seeing the shooter.

January 09, 2013 8:45 pm
Witness stumble prompts defense to seek mistrial in Isom case

Witness stumble prompts defense to seek mistrial in Isom case

CROWN POINT | A judge on Day Two of the Kevin Isom trial rejected a defense motion to declare a mistrial based on a witness alleging he heard Isom's stepdaughter pleading, "Daddy, don't do that."

January 08, 2013 8:30 pm Related

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Death penalty trial against Gary man opens

Death penalty trial against Gary man opens

CROWN POINT | Prosecutors opened their death penalty case against a Gary man Monday by telling jurors he ended his marriage in 2007 by murdering his wife and her two teenage children.

January 07, 2013 9:00 pm
Death penalty trial set to open Monday

Death penalty trial set to open Monday

CROWN POINT | More than five years after being charged with the murder of his family, the trial of a Gary man facing the death penalty is expected to open Monday.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
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