Lake Criminal Court
CROWN POINT | A jury will decide if a former Cook County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer fired his 9 mm service weapon in self-defense Aug. 8 near Hammond’s Horseshoe Casino or if he murdered a 23-year old East Chicago man in a road rage incident.
CROWN POINT | The turnout for what had been expected to be a low-key event left newly seated Lake Criminal Court Judge Samuel Cappas nearly speechless.
HOBART | A 21-year-old Portage man stole items valued at $61,000 from a Hobart warehouse, police said.
HOBART | A 19-year-old Hobart man allegedly struck another man after getting into a dispute with him over ruts made in his yard.
HOBART | A 26-year-old Valparaiso woman took $9,800 in cash from under a friend's mattress, police said.
HOBART | A Hobart woman repeatedly struck her 9-year-old autistic son with a butterfly net after he ran into a neighbor's yard, police said.
HOBART | The owner of two local smoke shops said he began selling synthetic drugs after he found out he couldn't make enough money selling cigarettes, police said.
HOBART | A 34-year-old Hobart woman stole a bicycle then sold it to a local shop for $10, police said.
HOBART | Two Hobart men stole items from the house of a neighbor and later pawned them, police said.
HOBART | An 18-year Hobart man had sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl in the bathroom at the Hobart branch of the Lake County Public Library, police said.
CROWN POINT | With sweeping changes to the state's criminal code under review downstate, alternative sentencing proved a hot topic for all 11 judicial hopefuls, now narrowed to three.
HOBART | A 46-year-old Hobart man slapped a relative then held a knife to her throat, police said.
CROWN POINT | Local officials said they will begin interviewing applicants Aug. 8 for the upcoming judicial vacancy in Lake Criminal Court.
CROWN POINT | Jury selection in the trial of Jason R. Cozmanoff was still going on late Monday in Lake Criminal Court, interrupted at one point by a storm-related power outage.
Were you surprised when Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. announced at the last minute he was going to become the next Lake Juvenile Court judge? You're not alone.
Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak has been there, done that.
Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak's announcement Friday he will become the new Lake Juvenile Court judge puts a person in that position who has previously gone through the merit selection process.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak said Friday afternoon he will be the new Lake Juvenile Court judge.
CROWN POINT | An Alsip man charged in the death of 76-year-old Mary Austgen remains without a lawyer one month after his arrest.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office has charged the operators of Gracie's Tender Loving Care shelters with neglecting and abusing its many residents.
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