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.
CROWN POINT | A Cedar Lake man charged with attempted murder and other charges for choking and shooting at his wife was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison with all but six months suspended.
CROWN POINT | A Chicago man was sentenced June 5 to 12 years in prison for a shooting last year that cost a Hammond man his kidney.
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