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Building dreams in Michael Jackson’s neighborhood

Building dreams in Michael Jackson’s neighborhood

GARY | In the five years since Michael Jackson’s death, his childhood home at 2300 Jackson St. has become a magnet, drawing family members and fans to honor his beginnings and his legacy.

June 25, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Woman charged with trafficking in Westville prison incident

Woman charged with trafficking in Westville prison incident

LANSING | An Indianapolis woman was arrested and charged with trafficking with an offender Tuesday after allegedly attempting to pass contraband to an inmate at the Westville Correctional Center.

June 12, 2014 9:07 am

Westville Correctional Center conditions appalling

Gov. Mike Pence should be ashamed to have his name affiliated with Westville Correctional Center. Offenders are being housed there at our expense. Thousands of offenders (humans) suffer the poor conditions at Westville.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am
Westville prison employee arrested on inmate trafficking charges

Westville prison employee arrested on inmate trafficking charges

WESTVILLE | A 30-year-old Gary woman working in food services at Westville Correctional Facility was arrested on trafficking charges there Saturday.

November 25, 2013 6:26 pm

Westville prison officer accused of trafficking

WESTVILLE | A 51-year-old Westville correctional officer was arrested on official misconduct and trafficking charges after alleging trafficking to prisoners, officials said.

November 05, 2013 8:42 am

Sharpened toothbrushes used as weapons in prison riot

WESTVILLE | Some of the offenders involved in a Monday riot at Westville Correctional Facility, which injured about a dozen inmates, have been transferred to other prisons.

October 10, 2013 3:28 pm
Westville guard charged with trafficking with inmate

Westville guard charged with trafficking with inmate

WESTVILLE | A Merrillville woman, who worked as a guard at Westville Correctional Facility, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of trafficking with an inmate.

May 21, 2013 2:23 pm
Westville corrections officer charged with bribery, trafficking

Westville corrections officer charged with bribery, trafficking

WESTVILLE | A Westville Correctional Facility officer was arrested and charged with bribery and trafficking Friday after allegedly attempting to bring tobacco products to an inmate there.

April 29, 2013 9:22 am
Westville prison guard charged with trafficking

Westville prison guard charged with trafficking

WESTVILLE | A 13-year corrections officer was arrested Saturday at Westville Correctional Facility on a trafficking charge.

March 26, 2013 6:30 pm
Valparaiso woman charged with trafficking at Westville Correctional Facility

Valparaiso woman charged with trafficking at Westville Correctional Facility

WESTVILLE | A Valparaiso woman was arrested Tuesday at the Westville Correctional Facility and charged with trafficking.

January 10, 2013 5:45 pm
Christine Evans

Christine Evans

Officer Trainee Christine Evans, of Valparaiso, was arrested Jan. 8, 2013, at the Westville Correctional Facility. She was charged with Class C felony trafficking.

January 10, 2013 4:38 pm
Woman's visit with husband in Westville prison ends in arrest

Woman's visit with husband in Westville prison ends in arrest

WESTVILLE | A 46-year-old Rochester, Ind., woman was arrested and charged with attempted trafficking while visiting her husband at the Westville Correctional Facility on Thanksgiving, officials said.

November 26, 2012 11:20 am

Columbia City woman arrested for alleged trafficking at prison

WESTVILLE | A Columbia City woman was arrested Saturday after being caught allegedly trying to traffic contraband to an inmate at Westville Correctional Facility, officials said.

October 21, 2012 6:00 pm

Delivery driver charged with trafficking in phones at Westville prison

WESTVILLE | A truck driver making a delivery to the Westville Correctional Facility was charged with trafficking there Friday morning, officials said.

February 06, 2012 6:45 pm
Police name suspect in three bank robberies

Police name suspect in three bank robberies

Authorities said a local man targeted familiar territory when he allegedly robbed three grocery store banks over the past week.

July 13, 2011 6:09 pm Photos

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FROM the FARM: Spring morel mushroom season has dad on the hunt

FROM the FARM: Spring morel mushroom season has dad on the hunt

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

May 11, 2011 12:00 am

Westville inmate charged with murder

CROWN POINT | LaPorte County prosecutors have charged an inmate at the Westville Correctional Facility with murdering a fellow inmate.

November 11, 2010 12:00 am
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