VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso police officer's recommendation to pursue a 13-year-old rape case and a victim's determination to see it through, has led to charges against a man currently serving time in a Missouri prison.
LAPORTE | A man with a prior sex-related conviction is accused of raping an 8-year-old girl in a wooded area after she wandered away from her family at a park in LaPorte.
CROWN POINT | An Illinois man pleaded guilty Monday for his role in beating and raping a woman last summer, according to court records.
When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced he didn't plan to spend the money to meet federal standards for prisons, I was surprised. Lake County is spending millions to get out from under the federal consent decree requiring improvements at the Lake County Jail.
State Rep. Christina Hale, D-Indianapolis, phoned me last week after reading The Times editorial on sexual assaults ("Better response to sexual assaults needed," April 7). She was excited to hear someone else cares deeply about the issue.
CROWN POINT | A jury on Friday found Facundo Martinez Callejas, of Hammond, guilty of four of six felony counts, including the Class C felony of sexual misconduct with a minor, in a case dating back to 2010.
The establishment of a separate treatment facility dedicated to victims of sexual assault should be an eye-opener for Northwest Indiana.
VALPARAISO | A 36-year-old Portage man is charged with rape, criminal deviate conduct and another sex-related offense.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly is planning to adjourn for the year Thursday, but lawmakers still are negotiating the final texts of some four dozen legislative proposals — including a business tax cut, whether to permit guns in school parking lots and funding to expand the South…
INDIANAPOLIS | First responders would be authorized to treat Hoosiers suffering drug overdoses with naloxone -- a so-called "miracle drug" that quickly neutralizes the effects of heroin and other opioids -- under legislation approved 96-0 by the House Wednesday.
Fight of His Life: Mike Tyson's 'Undisputed Truth' one-man show ready to hit Horseshoe Casino in Hammond
When fighter Mike Tyson served his prison sentence in Indianapolis for rape after an incident in Indy while judging a beauty pageant in 1992, his who's who list of approved celebrity visitors made headlines.
Children have the right to be safe. Yet in Indiana, girls are more likely to be sexually assaulted than almost anywhere else in the country.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man convicted of raping an out-of-town woman to whom he offered a ride was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison.
It seems like every time you turn around, there’s a new story. Fourteen-year-old girl raped in Maryville. Sixteen-year-old girl raped in Steubenville. You wonder how anyone could see rape in a positive light. How they could find no fault in a rapist ruining the victim’s life.
DOLTON | Authorities are investigating the reported abduction of a Hammond high school student who says she was taken across the state line to a south suburban motel and raped.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.
INDIANAPOLIS | A death row inmate at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City has won the chance to argue he's become too mentally ill in prison to be executed.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man is accused of raping a teacher who gave him a ride home from a gas station in the city over the weekend.
CROWN POINT | A 17-year-old Hammond teen was sentenced to 50 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to raping three girls.
VALPARAISO | A 31-year-old local man is charged with raping an underage girl after providing her with alcohol.
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