INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the three-year prison and six-year probation term of a Union Township man convicted of stealing funds from two Portage civic groups he served as treasurer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended indefinitely a Munster attorney who was convicted of felony interference with the administration of internal revenue laws.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Superior Court Judge Mary Harper accepted a plea agreement Wednesday for a Michigan City couple who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly, blind Chesterton woman they were caring for.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday approved a contract paying more than $1 million to four entities, including one in the south suburbs, to provide counseling and other services to people who receive probation for drug-related offenses.
For the past several years, state legislators from both parties have been working with prosecutors, judges, public defenders and many other experts to reduce recidivism - the number of repeat offenders - in Indiana by overhauling the laws governing our criminal justice system. The end result…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the maximum one-year "term of imprisonment" for a misdemeanor crime includes only time spent in jail or on probation and not any suspended portion of a sentence.
LAPORTE | A judge told a heroin dealer before sentencing on Friday that he was contributor to what's destroying LaPorte.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake Ridge Schools board voted unanimously not to renew the contract for Calumet High School's principal.
LAPORTE | A 10-year sentence was handed down Friday in connection with a fire at the LaPorte County Jail that forced an evacuation.
CROWN POINT | National Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Appreciation Week is approaching.
HAMMOND | Former Lake County tax collector Roosevelt Powell wants an early end to his probation.
HAMMOND | For 30 years, Carolyn Jackson interacted with criminals as an adult probation officer in Cook County.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois probation officers may be dealing with a new kind of discipline.
Leilani Forbes, a Hammond High School special education teacher, shows student B.J. Lugo how to shine an old trophy for a class project.
Hammond - Community Based Special Education job coach Eileen Faught, left center, and peer tutor Ebony Macon, right, a senior, help special education student Stephen Goggins with class work at Hammond High School Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced a Hobart man Wednesday to home detention and probation after the man lost his job and resorted to counterfeiting money to support his family.
School City of Hammond employee John Hindahl works on removing cabinets as part of a project to make room at Hammond High School for a new health clinic. The clinic is slated to open next fall.
School City of Hammond employee Don Curtis works on removing some cabinets as a home economics class is converted into a community-based education class at Hammond High School. The work will allow a new Community HealthNet clinic to be built in a nearby classroom.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced an East Chicago man who distributed small amounts of crack cocaine to an undercover FBI agent to two years probation Tuesday.
This school year, The Times embarks on a project, the first of its kind in Northwest Indiana, to follow Calumet and Hammond high schools, both which are on academic probation. Each Monday, The Times will publish an account.
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