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.
The man was found unresponsive in his cell about 4 a.m. June 9, Indiana Department of Correction spokesman David Bursten said. The death is a suspected suicide, he said.
The Indiana Supreme Court has restored the 45-year prison term of an East Chicago native found guilty last year of voluntary manslaughter.
Of the 43 detainees who have tested positive to date, all but eight have recovered or have been released, according to figures provided by police.
The IDOC reported that as of Wednesday, 146 of the inmates at Westville had tested positive for COVID-19, along with 38 correctional officers. One of those positive inmates has died.
There have been 844 deaths across the state, 13 of which are newly reported.
There were 297 COVID cases among inmates at all Indiana prisons Sunday, records showed.
A man who ambushed, shot and killed a gang rival is entitled to no reduction in his 120-year prison term, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
"How the virus originated in our facility (jail) is still under investigation," according to the Porter County Sheriff's Department.
The number of state prison inmates testing positive for COVID-19 jumped by nearly 300% over the past two days.
The inmate, who was identified only as being male and over the age of 70, reported he was experiencing chest pains and having trouble breathing on Monday, according to the DOC.