A federal magistrate recommends an East Chicago police officer’s guilty plea to defrauding fellow officers be accepted.
A Lowell-area man was being held Friday on charges alleging he "snatched up" an 8-year-old boy playing outside and held the boy in a shed for three hours.
A Virginia man fatally shot his best friend after mistaking him for an intruder, after the friend arrived unannounced and knocked on the side of the house, authorities said.
The Indiana General Assembly gave final approval Thursday to House Enrolled Act 1064 establishing a new magistrate in Lake Superior Court 4.
The victim told police he had been living with the assailant for about five months, and the assailant became angry with him during an argument as they played video games, according to court documents.
Diamontae L. Kellum, 24, grabbed a woman by the neck, pushed her up against a wall and took her keys. When a man stopped to help her, Kellum knocked him down and stomped on him, court records allege.
Trenell D. Mitchell is accused of sexually abusing the girl at various locations in Gary, Griffith and East Chicago.
Ronald W. Robinson, 33, was being held Friday without bond on charges of murder, murder in perpetration of robbery and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.
Mark Watson will replace Natalie Bokota, who was appointed last month by Gov. Eric Holcomb to serve as a Lake Criminal Court judge.
The girl told police Comiskey began fondling her about two weeks before her brother hit Comiskey with a bottle and chased him out of the house, court records state.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission is recommending three county magistrates to Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb to fill a forthcoming judicial vacancy on the Lake Superior Court.
Defendant Mark Windsheimer II allegedly threatened to "blow this (expletive) up," and homicide victim Landen Cowart replied: "Then get to bustin'," records state.
An Indiana legislative panel is set to decide this month whether to support Lake County's request for a new judicial magistrate.
A woman told police she was dating the victim and left him for the defendant's alleged accomplice, but then went back to the victim, Lake Criminal Court records state.
The victim told police he was beaten inside a liquor store by a man who won a judgment against him for a car crash but was dissatisfied about the outcome of the lawsuit.
A Gary man sentenced nearly 10 years ago to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to eviscerating a Munster man with a shotgun blast to the abdomen was released Thursday from the Lake County Jail.
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