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Couple accused of failing to return money stolen from elderly woman

Couple accused of failing to return money stolen from elderly woman

VALPARAISO | A Michigan City man and woman are accused of violating their probation by falling way behind in the amount they are ordered to pay back after pleading guilty to stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly, blind Chesterton woman they were helping to care for over a period of thr…

October 13, 2014 12:55 pm
Child pornographer disputes how much he should pay for victims' counseling

Child pornographer disputes how much he should pay for victims' counseling

HAMMOND | A man convicted of purchasing an infant and using her and her sister to make child pornography opposes paying his two young victims $75,000 in restitution, federal court records show.

August 05, 2014 7:30 pm

Plan for unlicensed school chiefs heads to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 55-40 Monday to allow school corporations to hire any person as superintendent so long as he or she has a master's degree in any subject.

April 22, 2013 4:06 pm Related

Senate OKs restitution requirement for killing, injuring police dog

INDIANAPOLIS | Debate over a proposal requiring convicted criminals who kill or injure a police dog to pay for its replacement turned surprisingly contentious in the Indiana Senate Tuesday.

March 19, 2013 7:15 pm Related


Restitution may soon be required for maiming, killing a police dog

INDIANAPOLIS | A criminal who injures or kills a police dog acting in the line of duty would be required to pay restitution to the dog's owner for its full value under legislation approved 97-0 by the Indiana House Tuesday.

February 12, 2013 5:32 pm Related


Indiana lawmaker from C.P. works to protect police dogs

INDIANAPOLIS | A person who injures or kills a police dog acting in the line of duty could be required to pay for the animal's medical treatment or its replacement cost under legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday.

February 06, 2013 6:30 pm Related


Highland man to pay $90,000 to couple struck by vehicle

CROWN POINT | A Highland man charged with the attempted murder of a Griffith couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to a lesser charge and agreed to pay the couple $90,000 in restitution.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am

Portage man ordered to pay more to victim of child porn

HAMMOND | A Portage man has been ordered to pay another $1,577 to a victim of child pornography he was convicted of possessing.

February 09, 2012 4:00 pm

Child pornographer to pay victim far less than requested

HAMMOND | A federal judge Wednesday ordered a convicted child pornographer to pay his victim a fraction of what prosecutors sought in restitution.

June 15, 2011 4:05 pm

Men sentenced for stealing more than $200,000 from M'ville nonprofit

HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced two Illinois men to prison terms Tuesday with orders to pay more than $200,000 in restitution to a Merrillville nonprofit after they stole its federal funding for youth programs.

March 15, 2011 6:00 pm

Child porn restitution debated

HAMMOND | The debate on how much restitution a Portage man should pay a victim featured in his massive child pornography collection continued Tuesday, as judges and attorneys tried to navigate an issue with little to no legal precedent to follow.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Former umpire caught off base

LOWELL | A former Lake County police sergeant who embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from youth football and baseball teams is still paying for his crime, just not enough.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo man to pay child porn victim more than $500,000

HAMMOND | A federal judge ruled last week a Valparaiso man who entered a plea agreement in his child pornography case must pay more than half a million dollars in restitution.

November 02, 2010 12:00 am

Victim in child porn photo seeks more than half a million dollars in restitution

HAMMOND | Prosecutors are seeking more than half a million dollars in restitution for a victim whose image was downloaded by a Valparaiso man as part of his elaborate child pornography collection.

October 26, 2010 12:00 am
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