Steven A. Johnson, a Crown Point mediation and labor attorney, has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana after two cases he handed off to his son resulted in two five-figure sanctions and a default judgment of $1.8 million against his client due to negligence.
Lake County judge finds evidence tied to famous murder
Lake Circuit Court Judge Marissa McDermott recently discovered a pair of guns tied to a famous murder in The Region more than 50 years ago.Read More
Jeffrey S. Sturm, a workers’ compensation leader and attorney with George C. Patrick & Associates, PC, has died. He was 58.
A magistrate has denied bail for two northwest Indiana women charged with murdering a 10-year-old boy whose body had so many injuries a prosecutor said he was the defendants’ “punching bag.”
Funds amounting to $370,639 were granted to the Northern District of Indiana to help hire additional law enforcement officers in three cities, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana Clifford D. Johnson announced Thursday.
A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges in a shooting that happened in a northwestern Indiana high school’s parking lot that killed one teenager and injured another.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a man’s multiyear sentence issued after he was arrested on a warrant for failing to return to lawful detention for more than a year.
A northwest Indiana man has been sentenced to two years in prison for the death of a 4-year-old boy he was babysitting who accidentally shot himself with an unsecured handgun.
An Indiana man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury in the drownings of his two sons.
A man charged with murder escaped by jumping through an open window in a transport van while it was stopped at a McDonald’s, Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. said.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have suspended a Crown Point attorney and ordered her to JLAP services after she was found driving recklessly and asleep behind the wheel before struggling with and spitting on an officer.
A jury verdict for a woman who was seriously injured in a fall on a snow-covered sidewalk outside a Crown Point grocery store was upheld Friday by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
Seeking to address potential problems that could arise when Real ID laws take effect Oct. 1, a Lake County judge and attorney will participate in a presentation this week aiming to resolve some of the issues lawyers and judges are seeing in court.
An Indiana man on Thursday pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the 2016 strangulation death of a radio personality and her daughter.
The husband of a late Indiana legislator has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the 2018 shooting death of a northwestern Indiana attorney.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking public comment on more than a dozen candidates who have applied to fill a vacancy in Lake Superior Court. The commission will interview the 15 candidates next month.
Years after three Crown Point bicyclists sued each other for negligence after a crash, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed an order and implementation of a settlement agreement when it found the parties had never come to a valid agreement.
A Lake County Superior Court judge will retire at the end of next month, prompting the Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission to begin the process of selecting his successor. The vacancy will occur April 30 when Judge William E. Davis retires from his position in Lake Superior Court, Civil Division, Room Five.
Interviews for a Lake Superior Court vacancy have been rescheduled for March 11, following a postponement due to weather concerns. The interviews were initially scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission will interview 10 applicants Jan. 31 for a Lake Superior Court vacancy that will occur in February when Judge Diane Kavadias Schneider retires.