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South Haven man pleads guilty to child molesting

South Haven man pleads guilty to child molesting

VALPARAISO | A 48-year-old South Haven man pleaded guilty Monday to molesting a girl under the age of 14.

August 18, 2014 11:10 am

Plea expected in car crash scheme

HAMMOND | A Michigan City man is expected to plead guilty in connection with an insurance fraud scheme that occured between December 2005 and July 2009.

April 28, 2014 5:30 pm

Gary councilman faces 10 months in jail

HAMMOND | A Gary councilman said he is "deeply sorry" for willfully failing to file income tax returns in a letter to a federal judge filed Friday in federal court.

March 21, 2014 4:30 pm

M'ville man pleads guilty in $1.5M fraud scheme

HAMMOND | A Merrillville man pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding friends of $1.5 million in an investment scheme.

September 23, 2013 7:49 pm

Feds seeking three years for man accused of dealing crack

HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors are seeking a three-year prison sentence for a Gary man who pleaded guilty to distributing crack cocaine.

September 03, 2013 7:15 pm

Man withdraws guilty plea in Hammond bank robbery

HAMMOND | Looking at the fine print of his plea agreement for bank robbery and kidnapping, 61-year-old Ronald Parks decided he’d rather risk trial in federal court than face the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars.

August 22, 2013 7:00 pm

Former Morton teacher pleads guilty in child porn case

HAMMOND | A former Morton High School teacher faces sentencing later this year after admitting to two counts of receiving child pornography.

June 21, 2013 7:45 pm
Merrillville man pleads guilty in fatal shooting

Merrillville man pleads guilty in fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | A 19-year-old Merrillville man on Thursday pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the 2001 shooting of Bryan McCoy.

March 28, 2013 8:19 pm

Valparaiso man agrees to plead guilty to receiving child porn

A Valparaiso man filed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors Tuesday, admitting to receiving child pornography.

June 26, 2012 1:30 pm

MRSA outbreak delays DeGroot plea

CROWN POINT | With Jason DeGroot Sr. in isolation in the Lake County Jail, the court on Tuesday moved DeGroot's next court hearing to Thursday in the magistrate's courtroom in the jail.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am

Gary man considers guilty plea in crack cocaine case

HAMMOND | A Gary man filed documents Friday in U.S. District Court indicating he plans to admit to a role in distributing crack cocaine.

December 09, 2011 8:45 pm

Lab manager who pleaded guilty now claims innocence

HAMMOND | Two days before he was to be sentenced for health care fraud, a Chicago lab manager moved to withdraw his guilty plea.

June 28, 2011 3:45 pm

M'ville doctor seeks new lawyer, plea drop

HAMMOND | A Merrillville doctor has fired his attorney as he awaits sentencing on a federal drug charge to which he claims he was coerced to plead guilty.

June 16, 2011 2:53 pm

Gary quadruple murder convict in court this week

CROWN POINT | A Gary man whose 240-year prison sentence in a quadruple murder was overturned is due in Lake County court Wednesday, possibly to again face charges.

June 13, 2011 7:20 pm

Choates formalize plea in boy's death

CROWN POINT | Riley and Kimberly Choate, charged with murder and other counts in the death of 13-year-old Christian Choate, made a second court appearance Tuesday, entering formal pleas of not guilty.

May 17, 2011 7:00 pm

Judge offers LaPorte woman leniency in heroin selling case

LAPORTE | A LaPorte heroin dealer received a 12-year sentence Friday.

April 01, 2011 8:05 pm

Man sentenced in connection with LaPorte burglary, arson

LAPORTE | A rural LaPorte man received a 10-year prison sentence Friday in connection with a house break-in and fire outside LaPorte.

April 01, 2011 6:15 pm

Judge rejects plea on drunken driving arrest

LAPORTE | A judge rejected a guilty plea Wednesday offered by a man arrested 10 times for drunk driving.

March 31, 2011 12:00 am
Woman pleads guilty in OWI death case

Woman pleads guilty in OWI death case

VALPARAISO | A 22-year-old LaPorte woman pleaded guilty Friday to driving under the influence three years ago and causing a fatal crash on U.S. 6 and County Road 350 East.

December 04, 2010 12:00 am
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