Lake County Courts and Social Justice Reporter
Steve covers Lake County courts and social justice issues for The Times. The UW-Milwaukee graduate joined The Times in 2016 after reporting on criminal justice in New Mexico and Wisconsin.
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 21-year-old man is charged in the rape of a teenage girl in June at a Dyer residence.
CROWN POINT — A 30-year-old supervisor is accused of stealing almost $120,000 worth of liquor from a Hammond distribution center.
CROWN POINT — A Gary man who committed the execution-style murders of a man and his fiance in 2016 before ordering a relative to clean the get…
CROWN POINT — A Gary man was charged Tuesday in a 2010 drive-by murder after an altercation at a Merrillville bar.
CROWN POINT — A 41-year-old Merrillville man is charged with repeatedly molesting and raping a female relative beginning when the girl was in …
CROWN POINT — Lisa M. Rodriguez pleaded not guilty to charges Thursday in the beating death of her 4-month-old daughter at their Hammond residence.
CROWN POINT — Two more children have come forward alleging they were molested by Joseph R. Hudson, a former cook for Hobart Assembly's Growing…
CROWN POINT — A plea deal fell through Tuesday for a 31-year-old Gary man charged with murder in a shooting at a Miller neighborhood bar.
CROWN POINT — A man is charged with shooting another man during a burglary last week at a Hammond apartment.