Seven bodies have been found in Northwest Indiana since Oct. 17. Convicted sex offender Darren Vann has been charged with two of the murders and is a suspect in the other five.
CROWN POINT — A Gary man accused of strangling to death two women will now stand trial July 25.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Judge Samuel Cappas will now preside over the county's two pending death penalty cases.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Judge Diane Boswell unexpectedly recused herself from the high-profile case involving a suspected serial killer accused of strangling to death two women.
CROWN POINT | A man charged in the strangling deaths of two women has decided not to represent himself in his upcoming capital trial, according to court records.
CROWN POINT | A man the state is seeking the death penalty against wants to represent himself, according to online court records.
GARY | Marvin Clinton was shopping at Wal-Mart recently when he spotted a woman down the aisle from him who looked just like Teaira Batey.
GARY | It’s been 10 months since police found the decaying body of Teaira Batey in a vacant building in Gary.
CROWN POINT | Suspected serial killer Darren Vann, who faces the death penalty, will stand trial June 22.
CROWN POINT | A shackled Darren Vann was led into a Lake County Criminal courtroom Wednesday and told the state is seeking two death sentences against him.
CROWN POINT | Darren Vann recently wrote a letter to Prosecutor Bernard Carter asking if he was going to seek the death penalty against him.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man suspected of killing seven women will stand trial this summer.
GARY | The last two remaining Jane Does involved in the case of Darren Vann were identified Friday, nearly four months after their bodies were found in an abandoned building.
This week's local crime and court updates from The Times.
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KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A judge on Friday approved an agreement by lawyers to destroy the assault-style rifle that Kyle Rittenhouse used to kill two people and wound a third during a 2020 street protest in Wisconsin.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former southwestern Illinois police officer has been sentenced to five months in federal prison after pleading guilty to collecting about $60,000 in fraudulent pay by his falsifying time cards.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s largest hospital system plans to resume elective surgeries soon after postponing them for months as COVID-19 patients and other acutely ill patients crowded its hospitals around the state.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A southern Indiana state senator has decided to resign from her seat just weeks after announcing a campaign for Congress.
Anyone who notices something suspicious should call his or her local law enforcement agency or the National Human Trafficking hotline at 888-373-7888.
Darwin Gamez Del Cid, 33, who has addresses in Chicago and Hamel and Stockton, Illinois, is facing one count of child molesting, a Class A felony.
The man told police he heard one of the suspects say, "Kill him," as he walked away from them inside the Hammond YMCA the night of Dec. 3, court records state.
Democratic Party leaders, including U.S. Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland, are hosting a voter outreach rally at 11 a.m. Monday in the Carpenters Union Local 1005 building in Merrillville.
The Indiana Senate has approved legislation containing nearly all the provisions Gov. Eric Holcomb has said must be enacted into law before he'll end Indiana's COVID-19 public health emergency.
The Indiana House voted Thursday to prohibit trans girls assigned male at birth from participating in any elementary or high school athletic competition designated as a "girls" or "female" sport.
The leader of the Republican-controlled House used a procedural maneuver Thursday to prevent a chamber vote on a proposal to return Indiana elections to solely paper ballots.