It is a fairly regular occurrence every Monday morning to open the daily paper and read how many people were shot, wounded and killed in Chicago during the weekend, particularly on the south side.
How does the First Amendment get caught up in a controversial death penalty case in which the means of execution — not the conviction — was the final issue?
Winfield is a young but growing town and deserves some credit for trying to think ahead.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man pleaded guilty to reckless homicide two months after the Indiana Supreme Court tossed out his alleged murder confession, according to court records.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Judicial Nominating Committee selected three candidates Wednesday to fill the position of Lake Superior Court Civil Division judge.
History was made Wednesday with the first legal marriages of gay and lesbian couples in Lake and Porter counties, just months after the Indiana General Assembly debated a constitutional prohibition against them.
MICHIGAN CITY | A suspect in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Michigan City woman has been freed after police allegedly eavesdropped on a conversation he had with his attorney.
Twenty years ago, the slaying of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman sparked a media firestorm that captured the attention of the nation, including Northwest Indiana's legal community.
La PORTE | The law enforcement community Monday night asked for the resignation of a La Porte County councilman who after a speeding ticket said police ought to be out catching ''real criminals'' and other derogatory remarks on Facebook.
HAMMOND | A popular craft brewery is no longer going to build a restaurant and production brewery at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond.
Recently, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, (an Obama appointee) communicated to the 50 state attorneys general that if they disagree with a law they can refuse to enforce said law, just as the Obama administration does, per Holder.
INDIANAPOLIS | Don't look for Indiana Republican Greg Zoeller to join the growing number of attorneys general refusing to defend their states' laws prohibiting same-sex marriage and denying recognition of valid gay marriages performed elsewhere.
A local law firm earned national recognition for helping injured employees get worker's compensation.
A few local law firms made U.S. News & World Report's list of the Best Law Firms of 2014.
Attorneys and members of the general public who are taking care of someone with special needs can learn more about special needs trusts at an upcoming pair of seminars being put on by Centier Bank.
INDIANAPOLIS | The newly appointed at-large member of the state's Board of Education plans to tour Indiana starting next month to better understand the needs and concerns of teachers and parents.
LAKE STATION | A recent national police crackdown aimed at impaired driving and motorcycle riding proved a success, police Lt. John McDaniel said.
HOBART | A Hobart man stole items from the house of a New Chicago man and later pawned them, police said.
HOBART | An area couple forged and cashed checks they had stolen from a house in Valparaiso, police said.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law Thursday allowing Illinois veterans and military members to qualify for free legal help, legislation that was pushed by Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride.
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