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Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

INDIANAPOLIS | Judges do not have discretion to deny a valid request for expungement of a low-level felony or misdemeanor criminal record, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

April 17, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Judge's sentencing seems to be mismatched

On the prosecutor's recommendation, Judge Salvador Vasquez handed 12 years of prison to a 44-year-old man who mowed down correctional officers who were jogging, killing one, obviously changing the lives of others. Jason Cozmanoff did not stop; he fled the scene.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
Former jail guard on trial for murder claims self-defense

Former jail guard on trial for murder claims self-defense

CROWN POINT | A jury will decide if a former Cook County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer fired his 9 mm service weapon in self-defense Aug. 8 near Hammond’s Horseshoe Casino or if he murdered a 23-year old East Chicago man in a road rage incident.

February 18, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Cozmanoff gets 12 years in hit-and-run of Lake officers

Cozmanoff gets 12 years in hit-and-run of Lake officers

CROWN POINT | Jason Cozmanoff, 44, received a 12-year prison sentence Friday in the hit-and-run that killed Lake County Corrections Officer Britney Meux and injured three fellow officers on March 6, 2012.

February 07, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Gary homicide case ends in mistrial

CROWN POINT | A mistrial has been declared in the case of a Gary man who had been charged with committing murder last year.

August 27, 2013 9:42 am

Cozmanoff trial spawns marathon jury selection process

CROWN POINT | Jury selection in the trial of Jason R. Cozmanoff was still going on late Monday in Lake Criminal Court, interrupted at one point by a storm-related power outage.

June 24, 2013 9:05 pm

Gary sex offender given six months for failure to register

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced a Gary man to six months incarceration Monday for failing to register as a sex offender.

June 03, 2013 6:02 pm

Thomas Stefaniak to become new Lake Juvenile Court judge

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak said Friday afternoon he will be the new Lake Juvenile Court judge.

May 31, 2013 9:00 pm

Hammond bar shooter going to prison

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced 30-year-old Rolando Diaz to 40 years in prison Thursday for a 2011 bar shooting.

May 30, 2013 3:47 pm

Lawyers rate Lake judicial candidates; Vasquez, Villalpando score high

CROWN POINT | Two Lake Superior Court judges up for retention during the November election were given high marks in this year's Lake County Bar Association survey.

October 15, 2012 7:55 pm

Retention election lets voters decide whether to keep, dump judges

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the dozens of candidates for local, state and federal offices that Hoosiers will elect on Nov. 6, Northwest Indiana residents will help decide whether two Indiana Supreme Court justices and three judges on the state's Court of Appeals will remain in their posts.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am Related
Conviction upheld for Gary killer who fled to California for 24 years

Conviction upheld for Gary killer who fled to California for 24 years

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the murder conviction of a Gary man who shot his estranged wife in 1986 and was captured 24 years later following tips generated by the television program "America's Most Wanted."

August 15, 2012 3:45 pm Related

March trials slated in C.P. purse snatchings

CROWN POINT | A Lake Criminal Court judge ordered a Crown Point man to stand trial in March on charges he robbed two local women in 2010.

August 02, 2012 8:17 pm
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