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Murderer captured in LaPorte pleads guilty to Mich. prison escape

Murderer captured in LaPorte pleads guilty to Mich. prison escape

IONIA, Mich. | A convicted murderer captured in February near LaPorte after escaping from a western Michigan prison pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges related to the escape.

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Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

HARVEY | A Cook County judge set bond Friday for two suspects charged in the 21-hour Harvey hostage standoff that injured two officers earlier this week.

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Conviction upheld for man arrested in kidnapping

Conviction upheld for man arrested in kidnapping

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of a Kansas man arrested in 2011 after his female relative ran naked out of a Portage motel screaming for help.

July 16, 2014 7:40 pm
Bond denied for Dolton man accused of kidnapping daughter

Bond denied for Dolton man accused of kidnapping daughter

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May 06, 2014 3:54 pm
Bond denied for Dolton man accused of kidnapping daughter

Bond denied for Dolton man accused of kidnapping daughter

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge denied bond Tuesday for a Dolton man who police say broke into a South Side house and kidnapped his infant daughter.

May 06, 2014 3:16 pm
Appeals court affirms 40-year sentence for partner in Jada Justice murder

Appeals court affirms 40-year sentence for partner in Jada Justice murder

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the 40-year prison term issued to Timothy Tkachik, the Hobart man who admitted assisting in the brutal 2009 murder of 2-year-old Jada Justice.

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Federal judge denies man's request to withdraw guilty plea

HAMMOND | A federal judge issued an order Monday denying a Calumet City man's request to withdraw a plea agreement on bank robbery and kidnapping charges, according to court records. 

December 23, 2013 8:45 pm

M'ville woman admits using firearm; kidnapping charge dropped

HAMMOND | A 19-year-old Merrillville woman accused of kidnapping and robbing an online acquaintance has decided to forgo a jury trial and plead guilty to the lesser charge.

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Belize man gets 32 years for kidnapping Gary drug dealer

HAMMOND | A Belize man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for a 2006 kidnapping and armed robbery of a Gary drug dealer.

July 16, 2013 2:54 pm

Feds want 37 years for man convicted of kidnapping

HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence a Belize man to 37 years in prison for a 2006 kidnapping and armed robbery of a Gary drug dealer.

July 09, 2013 8:30 pm

Griffith police to hold press conference on status of murder investigation

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Police Department has announced a press conference for 3 p.m. today to announce updates in their multi-agency investigation into the murder of 76-year-old Mary Austgen.

April 25, 2013 12:30 pm

Two M'ville residents charged with kidnapping, use of firearm

MERRILLVILLE | A man who thought he was meeting an acquaintance from an online dating site was instead allegedly being set up to be kidnapped and robbed.

April 18, 2013 8:04 pm

Man to plead guilty to robbing Hammond bank, kidnapping

HAMMOND | A region man agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to robbing a Hammond bank and kidnapping a female, federal court records show.

March 26, 2013 8:00 pm
Feds: Online date kidnapped, robbed

Feds: Online date kidnapped, robbed

MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville woman used a dating website to woo an Illinois man to her town where an accomplice helped her kidnap the unsuspecting suitor, federal authorities said.

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Kansas man sentenced to 40 years in kidnapping case

Kansas man sentenced to 40 years in kidnapping case

HAMMOND | A Kansas man barely seemed to notice as he was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in federal prison for kidnapping and obstruction of justice.

February 19, 2013 3:35 pm

Dyer man kidnapped from his garage

DYER | A Dyer man was kidnapped from his garage and held by captors for several hours late Monday before being released in Hammond in what police are calling a possible planned robbery attempt.

September 11, 2012 1:15 pm
Man files appeal in kidnapping conviction

Man files appeal in kidnapping conviction

HAMMOND | A Kansas man, found guilty by a federal jury in July of kidnapping and obstruction of justice in a case involving his adult daughter, has filed a hand-written appeal accusing the judge of prejudicing the jury against him.

September 06, 2012 3:30 pm
Defendant representing self in kidnapping trial calls victim to testify

Defendant representing self in kidnapping trial calls victim to testify

HAMMOND | In a rare set of circumstances, the defendant in a kidnapping case asked his alleged victim questions under direct examination during his federal trial.

July 18, 2012 8:00 pm

Witness 'can't remember' kidnapping

HAMMOND | Kicking off a kidnapping trial Monday, a 21-year-old Missouri woman claimed to not remember sprinting naked into a Portage liquor store to escape her father.

July 16, 2012 8:51 pm

Attorney seeks mental evaluation for Kansas man accused of kidnapping

HAMMOND | An attorney asked a U.S. District Court judge Tuesday to order a mental competency evaluation for a Kansas man accused of kidnapping a 21-year-old family member and tying her up in a Portage motel, court records show.

June 19, 2012 9:15 pm
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