CHICAGO | A South Holland man received nearly 17 years in federal prison Thursday for illegally purchasing hundreds of high-powered firearms at Indiana gun shows and selling them without a federal firearms dealer license on the streets of Chicago.
HAMMOND | Gary Councilman Ronier Scott was sentenced Tuesday to three months in prison, 400 hours of community service and one year supervised release for violating federal tax laws.
HAMMOND | The attorney for convicted tax cheat and former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas hopes there’s some wriggle room in the one-year-and-one-day sentence she received from a federal judge.
A panel that looked at sentencing reform this month was advised that if judges and prosecutors seek lengthy prison terms, Indiana's prison population won't drop.
CROWN POINT | A 16-year-old Merrillville boy with a history of gun use was given an 11-year sentence Tuesday in this year's fatal shooting of a 14-year-old through the window of his home.
CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced Monday to 45 years in prison in connection with a 2002 sexual assault case.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison in the stabbing death of a woman whose body was found in 2011 on DNR property in Lake County.
CROWN POINT | A 24-year-old Whiting man was handed a 45-year prison sentence Tuesday in the shooting of a rival during a party.
CROWN POINT | An East Chicago man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for his role in a brawl that left a man dead.
CROWN POINT | One of six men charged with murder last year in an East Chicago brawl was freed Wednesday.
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Thursday sentenced a Markham man to six years in prison for his attempt to solicit $10,000 in exchange for false testimony at an involuntary manslaughter trial.
CROWN POINT | A Gary teen was sentenced Monday to a suspended four-year sentence in connection with last year's fatal shooting of his father.
CROWN POINT | Separate juries twice acquitted a Gary man of rape charges.
CROWN POINT | Prosecutors agreed to dismiss 14 of 16 felony counts against a Lowell couple accused of beating the woman's teenage son with horse whips and straps.
CROWN POINT | A 20-year-old Gary man was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison in connection with last year's shooting of a Hammond man.
CHICAGO | The genesis of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s decline dates to when he chose to forgo divinity studies and enter the world of politics instead, or so says the ex-congressman's sister. Other supporters suggest it was when he opted for weight-loss surgery. Still others single out his diagnosed …
CROWN POINT | The girlfriend of a Gary man accused of beating his 5-year-old son to death in 2010 was sentenced Monday to 30 years for her role in the slaying.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man on Wednesday was sentenced to 40 years in prison for his roles in a homicide and a separate shooting that wounded one person.
CROWN POINT | A 35-year-old Gary man who admitted having sexual relations with two young relatives was handed a 20-year prison sentence Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced Monday to 18 months for his role in events preceding the fatal shooting of another Gary man.
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