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One resident was home at the time and made it out safely, but a pet dog died in the fire.
The man, who fled mid-trial and convicted of murder and arson, was sentenced to 45 years imprisonment in June 1997.
Slain veteran Nicholas "Doc" Lile's family and friends say the story a man charged in his homicide gave police doesn't add up.
The 2020 graduate of Lowell High School has been selected to be the first person from Northern Indiana to enter directly into the U.S. Space Force.
A Lansing man was shot dead early Sunday after firing a gun at police, who were chasing him and another man following a vehicle pursuit and crash, officials said.
The man's death was ruled an accident.
The couple is facing what Erika Rivera calls, "real life," as the future of their eatery, Erika's Mexican Grill, hangs in the balance with a pending eviction lawsuit in Lake County Superior Court.
The teen was in stable condition and is expected to recover, police said.
A Lake Station man was pronounced dead on the scene after suffering a medical event and losing control of his truck while driving Monday on I-94 in LaPorte County.
Four people were arrested after officers discovered "a significant amount" of illegal drugs and paraphernalia in a stolen vehicle on U.S. 20 in rural LaPorte County.
Police are seeking help identifying a man and woman suspected in stealing nearly $800 worth of merchandise last month from the Valparaiso Walmart.
Research to date suggests that although the strain spreads more easily and quickly than other variants, it does not cause more severe infections, officials said.
Porter Superior Court Judge Jeffrey W. Clymer is giving Michael L. Maldonado a legal way to break out of a lengthy prison term and a hopeless criminal life he has led since his teens.
"I am a veteran. You can't treat me like this," Jason Simmons reportedly said to police.
Police found the woman had suffered injuries consistent with her claims of abuse, but prosecutors filed a motion in December seeking to drop charges because they could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
The state is seeking handwriting samples from April Wright and Rachel Wright, both 26 and married, in the murder of April Wright's brother Leviticus Kuchta, 10, in October in Merillville.
The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver, identified as Likaj, told him he had flown from Boston to Chicago to visit a cousin, but was unable to recall where in the city his cousin lived, according to the incident report.
U.S. District Court Judge James T. Moody imposed a term of two years probation, 12 months home detention and a $7,500 fine Wednesday.
The defendants are accused of beating two teenagers to death as they slept inside a suspected crack house in Hammond and bludgeoning a woman, who was found face-down in a blood-spattered living room.
Kevin Von Isom, 22, of Chicago, and Mark Bivins, 28, of Lansing, were both convicted felons, according to Lake Criminal Court records. Bivins has a warrant for a parole violation.
The company is acquiring 1 Genesis Center Plaza for $2.5 million that included a $150,000 down payment, Eric Reaves, head of community investment for Gary, said.
The accused wrote in a note during an apparent suicide attempt that, "I am 66 ... and not dying in prison ... I love Victim #1 with all my heart and this will be easier on her. "
Looking through a window, the property owner saw a red dog — which he described as "a poor little skeleton" — tied by a short rope to a wire dog cage filled with feces, court documents state.
The woman was driving out of a gas station when a man ran up to her car, yanked open the driver side door and tried to pull her out and choke her, she told police.
Prosecutors cited photographic evidence of Kash Lee Kelly in the U.S. Capitol building and self-created video evidence of Kelly admitting to D.C. travel.
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"He told me, 'I have the power to help, so how can I sit this out? End of conversation.' He worked until his final breath."