A roundup of local crime and courts stories during the week.
SCHERERVILLE — Police are investigating after home surveillance footage captured two people trying to light something on someone's front porch…
A woman accused of driving drunk behind the wheel backed her vehicle into the wrong car Saturday night, police said.
CROWN POINT — A judge denied to reduce bond Monday for a former Lake County councilman charged in a domestic battery case and simply said "no"…
WHITING — A Hammond man who was wounded in a shooting early Monday drove himself to a local hospital for treatment, police said.
VALPARAISO — A local couple faces charges of neglect after police said they found them in a state of "extreme" intoxication Sunday morning in …
HAMMOND — A Merrillville man was hit in the face and robbed of a gun Sunday after meeting several people in Hammond in an attempt to sell the …
A Gary man has been charged with child endangerment after leading police on a car chase into south Lake County with his two daughters in the b…
CHICAGO — Nearly three dozen people are facing federal or state charges in connection with heroin and fentanyl trafficking in Chicago. Two peo…
A year before a 25-year-old father was charged in his infant daughter's death, he lost custody of that same child following allegations of abuse.
CROWN POINT — A judge raised a glimmer of hope Tuesday for a former county politician who has seen nothing but the inside of a jail cell the p…
WESTVILLE — An alleged drug smuggling attempt between a sister and brother at Westville Correctional Facility was thwarted by authorities, pol…
HOBART — A back-and-forth between Hobart police and Family Express has been ironed out following a blip in an armed robbery investigation.
VALPARAISO — The two bodies found inside a burned-out car have been confirmed as the two missing Lake County teens believed to have been murde…
CHESTERTON — An Porter man faces a drug charge after making a failed attempt to pass off marijuana as a legal version of a CBD oil product, ac…
HAMMOND — A Hammond man told police he wanted to prove he's "not gay" when he grabbed a woman's buttocks at a local Family Dollar store on Mar…
MICHIGAN CITY — A man who was arrested following an armed robbery at SAVE Gas Station is being investigated by police, who believe he may be l…
CROWN POINT — A Gary man is wanted on charges alleging he caused a crash that left a 40-year-old motorcyclist dead last summer in Gary.
CROWN POINT—A Hammond woman has allegedly threatened to burn her ex-boyfriend alive and kill a pregnant woman, court documents say.
EAST CHICAGO — A Lake Station man was wounded late Wednesday when more than 10 gunshots were fired at him as he exited his vehicle in the city…
CROWN POINT — A Merrillville man was dragged by a vehicle, bitten, cut and bruised when a Valparaiso couple robbed him of a handgun he had pla…
CROWN POINT — A Gary man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on allegations he shot at police in 2014 and was dealing cocaine in 2017 when pol…
VALPARAISO — The Porter County coroner's office is seeking the public's help in locating relatives of Cindy L. Bell Russell, a 62-year-old whi…
CROWN POINT — A Gary man faces a murder charge in the high-profile disappearance of an Illinois woman who was reported missing late last month.
CROWN POINT — Police seized more than 7 ounces of Ecstasy, hallucinogenic mushrooms, cocaine and marijuana during a raid last month at a Griff…