The Indiana Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed the murder conviction of a Gary man who shot and killed 69-year-old Alonzo Smith Sr. four years ago in East Chicago.
Brandon Bottom, 27, of Michigan City, was found guilty last year by a LaPorte County jury of aggravated battery resulting in the death of a child under 14 and conspiracy to commit murder, records show.
A Gary man sentenced in December to 30 years in prison for raping an 8-year-old girl is not entitled to a new trial, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Indiana Department of Labor fined the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City $3,750 after inspectors found a safety violation in the stabbing death of a guard in February.
Montel Ray Brooks, 28, was sentenced in December to 65 years in prison for killing 25-year-old Louis Watson on Jan. 5, 2018.
The Indiana Court of Appeals is granting no leniency to a former counselor and technology assistant at a Gary charter school who was convicted in January of child molesting.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a request for a shorter prison sentence from a Hammond man who pleaded guilty last year to rape and burglary.
A 91-year-old Michigan City man sentenced last year to 20 years behind bars for child molesting is entitled to no reduction in his prison term, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the murder conviction of a Chicago man who who fatally shot a woman in 2017 in Hammond, hours after she fought with the mother of his child at River Oaks Center.
The State Budget Committee has authorized spending on two Northwest Indiana public safety projects that together will contribute nearly a half-billion dollars to the Region's economy in the years ahead.
Indiana State Police are leading an investigation into the death of a 39-year-old inmate Wednesday, according to the Indiana Department of Correction. The completion of an investigation into another inmate's death was pending toxicology results, a DOC spokeswoman said.
An Indiana State Prison inmate was not acting in self-defense when he stabbed to death another inmate who was delivering him breakfast, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
Officials from the Department of Corrections said no foul play is suspected at this time.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is directing flags in LaPorte County be flown at half-staff Sunday in honor of Indiana Department of Correction officer Lt. Eugene Lasco.
The Department of Correction issued a brief statement offering condolences to the staff members and their families and said no further information would be released.
Luciano Galvan III, 25, was sentenced in February to nine years in prison for the Sept. 9, 2018 rape at the woman's Whiting apartment.
A Hammond day care worker who broke the wrist of a 5-year-old child in his care is entitled to no reduction in his four-year sentence, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
A Gary man convicted last year of molesting a 6-year-old girl, and sentenced to 35 years in prison, received a fair trial, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
A Gary man convicted last year of murder and attempted robbery was properly sentenced to 65 years in prison, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
The Indiana Department of Correction is making naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal agent, available to offenders departing state prisons at no cost to the person.
Roosevelt Glenn wants to ensure no one again has to endure the experiences he's lived through as an innocent man who served nearly two decades behind bars for a crime he didn't commit.
A Gary man convicted of criminal recklessness for shooting into the Hobart Walmart store on Sept. 30, 2018 is not entitled to any reduction in his three-year prison term.
A new lawsuit accuses the Indiana State Police of unlawfully preventing death penalty opponents from demonstrating outside the federal prison in Terre Haute during recent executions.
There were two new COVID-19 deaths reported in Lake County, and over 100 new cases confirmed in the Region Monday, health officials said.