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Alleged gang members in racketeering indictment had criminal history in Lake County

HAMMOND | A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment. 

September 20, 2014 11:15 pm Related

Lake County officer ordered by court to seek impulse control treatment

CROWN POINT | A Lake County officer was ordered to seek treatment for impulse control as part of an agreement on charges of misconduct involving a Lowell woman while he was on duty. 

September 19, 2014 6:45 pm
Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

CROWN POINT | An Oregon truck driver was sentenced Thursday to 20 months in prison after a Lake County jury found him guilty in the battery of an off-duty Merrillville officer. 

September 18, 2014 6:34 pm
Munster man expected to serve 11 years under OWI plea agreement

Munster man expected to serve 11 years under OWI plea agreement

CROWN POINT | A Munster man is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in prison after admitting Thursday to drunken driving and causing a crash that killed a 61-year-old man. 

September 18, 2014 2:40 pm
Death penalty sought against Blount

Death penalty sought against Blount

CROWN POINT | The man accused of killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield closed his eyes Wednesday as a judge read information about the state's intent to seek the death penalty against him.

September 17, 2014 11:30 am
State to seek death penalty for suspected cop killer

State to seek death penalty for suspected cop killer

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield, according to court records. 

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Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man admitted Tuesday to fatally shooting his 10-year-old son in 2011 before attempting to take his own life, according to court records. 

September 16, 2014 2:35 pm
Slain officer remembered for leadership

Slain officer remembered for leadership

MERRILLVILLE | On a gloomy Monday, hundreds of law enforcement officials, family members and friends gathered in Merrillville and Lowell to pay respects for slain Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

September 15, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Traffic slowdowns expected during funeral of slain officer

Traffic slowdowns expected during funeral of slain officer

MERRILLVILLE | Authorities are expecting significant traffic slowdowns Monday as hundreds of officers pour into Lake County to mourn slain Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz. 

September 13, 2014 9:30 pm
U.S. attorney discusses public corruption

U.S. attorney discusses public corruption

SCHERERVILLE | Members of the Lake County Advancement Committee got a behind the scenes look Friday into federal investigations targeting public corruption.  

September 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer

Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer

MERRILLVILLE | When Merrillville officers forced entry into a condo Sept. 5, officials say the disgruntled evicted resident was armed with a handgun in a dark hallway waiting for a confrontation with police.  

September 12, 2014 6:30 pm Related

Hammond man accused of trailing woman, beating her

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man is facing 14 criminal charges after allegedly following a former girlfriend and attacking her, according to court records. 

September 11, 2014 8:17 pm
Fallen M'ville officer returns home

Fallen M'ville officer returns home

Blue ribbons lined the streets of downtown Lowell on Wednesday as the community waited for slain Merrillville police Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz to come home. 

September 10, 2014 10:05 pm Photos

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Charges dropped against second man in E.C. shooting

CROWN POINT | Charges were dismissed against a second man who had been charged in the shooting death of an East Chicago man. 

September 10, 2014 7:07 pm
Trio accused of robbing E.C. residents at gunpoint

Trio accused of robbing E.C. residents at gunpoint

CROWN POINT | When a group broke into an East Chicago apartment last week and robbed the residents at gunpoint, it didn't take long to recognize one of the suspects. 

September 08, 2014 6:35 pm Photos

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Griffith woman accused of child neglect facing criminal counts

Griffith woman accused of child neglect facing criminal counts

CROWN POINT | A Griffith woman is facing criminal charges after her 4-month-old daughter was treated for several injuries at a Chicago hospital, according to court records.  

September 08, 2014 5:36 pm
Civil lawsuit in Gary brothers' death moves forward

Civil lawsuit in Gary brothers' death moves forward

HOBART | A civil lawsuit is underway in Lake County courts in the deaths of two Gary brothers who died in a Hobart pit earlier this summer. 

September 05, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Man found guilty in beating death of 60-year-old woman

CROWN POINT | For three days in December 2012, Dorothy J. Griffin slowly died at a local hospital as her brain swelled from injuries suffered in a beating inside her Gary apartment.

September 04, 2014 8:15 pm
Hammond family protests criminal charges

Hammond family protests criminal charges

CROWN POINT | A Hammond family protested Wednesday outside the Lake County Criminal Court building asking prosecutors to drop charges against a 17-year-old youth. 

September 04, 2014 7:10 pm Photos

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Man accused of breaking into firefighter's car, stealing donations

Man accused of breaking into firefighter's car, stealing donations

HAMMOND | A 36-year-old man is accused of trying to steal donations left in a firefighter's car at a fire station. 

September 03, 2014 8:32 pm

Jury hears evidence in Gary beating death

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury heard evidence Wednesday of the chaotic morning surrounding a beating that led to a Gary woman's death.

September 03, 2014 8:20 pm
Defense attorney named Lake County civil division judge

Defense attorney named Lake County civil division judge

CROWN POINT | Defense attorney Bruce Parent was appointed Tuesday by Gov. Mike Pence as the new Lake Superior Court Civil Division judge.

September 02, 2014 5:49 pm

Man facing retrial in neighbor slaying rejects plea deal

CROWN POINT | A 20-year-old man charged in the beating death of his neighbor is scheduled to stand trial this week. 

September 02, 2014 5:45 pm

Former One Region bookkeeper appears in court

CROWN POINT | The former bookkeeper for the One Region social action organization appeared Friday in Lake County Criminal Court. 

August 29, 2014 5:05 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 55: Jackson Family home

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 55: Jackson Family home

GARY | A small one-story house in a neighborhood filled with vacant lots and abandoned houses has long been a window into the modest roots of the Jackson family who rose to international fame.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

HAMMOND | An East Chicago woman and her son are facing charges stemming from a break-in at a local Walgreens where more than $50,000 worth of merchandise was stolen.

August 28, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Arizona man sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting man in the head

Arizona man sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting man in the head

CROWN POINT | Despite a man's plea for forgiveness, he was sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting a man three times in the head, according to court documents. 

August 27, 2014 5:58 pm Photos

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Murder charge dismissed in slaying at E.C. gas station

CROWN POINT | A murder charge was dismissed Tuesday against an East Chicago man who was accused of fatally shooting another man in November 2013. 

August 27, 2014 5:55 pm
Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting to breaking into a woman's home to steal electronics, according to court records.

August 26, 2014 8:45 pm
Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

CROWN POINT | Michael Temores won't stand trial until early next year in the fatal crash that killed a Lansing man.  

August 22, 2014 7:45 pm

Hammond man admits to sexually abusing girl

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday after he admitted to inappropriately touching a minor, according to court records. 

August 22, 2014 6:45 pm

E.C. man convicted of attacking neighbor

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury found an East Chicago man guilty Wednesday night of sexually assaulting his neighbor. 

August 21, 2014 2:27 pm
Cedar Lake man wielding sledgehammer, tomahawk facing criminal charge

Cedar Lake man wielding sledgehammer, tomahawk facing criminal charge

CROWN POINT | A Cedar Lake man is accused of trying to rob Casey's General Store early Monday while holding a sledgehammer and tomahawk.  

August 20, 2014 1:27 pm Photos

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Woman accused of killing boyfriend facing new charges

CROWN POINT | A woman accused of strangling her boyfriend to death in 2013 is facing additional battery charges. 

August 19, 2014 5:15 pm
Wanted suspect arrested at local casino

Wanted suspect arrested at local casino

EAST CHICAGO | A Lake Station man who was listed as one of the Lake County Sheriff's Department's most wanted suspects was arrested Sunday after he was spotted at a local casino. 

August 18, 2014 6:05 pm
Munster man, 24, enters plea agreement in fatal crash

Munster man, 24, enters plea agreement in fatal crash

CROWN POINT | A Munster man admitted Friday to causing a crash in 2012 that killed his front-seat passenger, according to court records. 

August 18, 2014 4:30 pm
Family calls for criminal charges year after crash kills 7

Family calls for criminal charges year after crash kills 7

It's been a year since Gerald Williams Sr. lost seven of his family members in a fiery crash on Interstate 65 in Jasper County. 

August 15, 2014 7:15 pm Related
Trucker convicted of battering M'ville off-duty officer

Trucker convicted of battering M'ville off-duty officer

CROWN POINT | A Portland, Ore., man accused of attacking an off-duty Merrillville officer was found guilty Thursday of battery resulting in bodily injury.

August 14, 2014 8:54 pm
Man sentenced to prison after Indiana Supreme Court tosses murder confession

Man sentenced to prison after Indiana Supreme Court tosses murder confession

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison months after the Indiana Supreme Court tossed out his alleged murder confession. 

August 14, 2014 5:30 pm
Gary man acquitted of murder charge

Gary man acquitted of murder charge

CROWN POINT | A Lake County jury acquitted a Gary man Wednesday in the November slaying of another city man in the 4400 block of Virginia Street.

August 13, 2014 7:15 pm

Hammond man facing eight charges in fatal hit-and-run

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man is facing eight criminal charges in the weekend hit-and-run crash that killed a Gary man and seriously injured another.

August 12, 2014 6:53 pm
Shooting witness testifies at Gary murder trial

Shooting witness testifies at Gary murder trial

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecuting attorneys allege a 27-year-old man fatally shot Eugene Jackson Jr. because of Jackson's romantic relationship with a woman. 

August 12, 2014 6:39 pm
Whiting man, 18, charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

Whiting man, 18, charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

CROWN POINT | A Whiting man was charged Tuesday with 11 criminal charges after being accused of driving under the influence and being involved in two wrecks.

August 12, 2014 6:32 pm
Griffith man charged in union member's death

Griffith man charged in union member's death

CROWN POINT | Jacob Oxley woke up with a headache on Dec. 13. 

August 11, 2014 7:20 pm
Scrappers drive catalytic converter thefts

Scrappers drive catalytic converter thefts

CROWN POINT | It happened during the day while a student was at Calumet High School. One woman was teaching a Zumba class in Hammond. Another woman was attending a church service in Gary.

August 09, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Prosecutors seek anonymous jury for gang member's trial

HAMMOND | Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to keep the identities of jury members secret for the trial of a high-ranking leader of the Imperial Gangsters street gang. 

August 08, 2014 7:59 pm
Gary man accused in killing says he's ready for trial

Gary man accused in killing says he's ready for trial

CROWN POINT | A 27-year-old man facing a murder charge is scheduled to go to trial Monday after insisting on having a speedy trial despite his attorney's hesitation. 

August 07, 2014 8:24 pm
Gary man found guilty of sex crimes with minor

Gary man found guilty of sex crimes with minor

CROWN POINT | A 39-year-old man told a Lake County jury Thursday that he never engaged in inappropriate sexual behavior with a girl who lived with him for years. 

August 07, 2014 7:30 pm
Teen testifies about alleged sexual abuse

Teen testifies about alleged sexual abuse

CROWN POINT | Carrying a small pink stuffed animal in her purse, a teenage girl told a Lake County jury how a man she once considered a father figure inappropriately touched her during a five-year period. 

August 06, 2014 7:37 pm
Man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Hammond park shooting

Man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Hammond park shooting

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago man who was on probation on a reckless homicide charge was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison in a separate shooting at a Hammond park. 

August 06, 2014 7:00 pm
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