INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is not impressed with the proposals approved so far by the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly, which reached the midpoint of its 2014 legislative session Tuesday.
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.
VALPARAISO | Pleas of not guilty were entered Friday morning on behalf of a Valparaiso High School student charged with sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman.
GARY | Lake County police on Friday released a composite sketch of a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old this week.
GARY | Deputies are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl after giving her a ride.
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.
MARKHAM | A 16-year-old boy learned Friday that he was indicted on assorted criminal charges related to the robbery and sexual assault last month of a Thornton High School student.
CROWN POINT | State police are investigating allegations that a Lake County police officer recently committed a sexual assault while on duty.
HARVEY | Two teenage boys are in police custody and likely to face charges in connection with an incident last week involving the sexual assault of a Thornton High School student who was attending last week’s Wildcats football game against Thornwood High School.
Sexual assaults in the military have been in the news lately, but it's not a new issue. Troops' sexual appetites have plagued the military as long as anyone can remember.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.
Offering perspective on today's issues
HAMMOND | A woman was abducted from a Hammond gas station March 22 and sexually assaulted in Chicago, police said.
MARKHAM | A Cook County judge set bond at $500,000 Friday for a man who prosecutors said tried to sexually attack a woman on the campus of South Suburban College.
VALPARAISO | Bond was set at $25,000 Friday for Dr. Jose Agusti on charges he sexually assaulted a female patient in his Valparaiso office.
VALPARAISO | A local doctor was taken into custody Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a female patient on two occasions last fall at his office at 60 S. Valparaiso St.
MICHIGAN CITY | Two sexual assaults were reported this week less than a mile apart in Michigan City, police said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police said Tuesday they are investigating whether a county government employee sexually assaulted a woman earlier this month inside the Lake County Government Center, 2293 N. Main St.
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