Gary T. Bell has been named the acting United States attorney for the Northern District of Indiana following the confirmation of former Northern District Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
A Merrillville man convicted of fatally beating his girlfriend’s toddler won no relief from his convictions or his 35-year sentence on appeal Wednesday.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have indefinitely suspended a Lake County lawyer who was suspended earlier this year for failing to cooperate with the disciplinary commission concerning a grievance against him.
Officials in Indiana’s second-largest county and one of the largest Indianapolis suburbs have adopted face mask mandates for residents and businesses in an attempt to slow the coronavirus spread.
Two Hoosier attorneys have been suspended from the practice of law for noncooperation with the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission, while a third has been indefinitely suspended for failing to cooperate, justices announced Thursday in three disciplinary orders.
A man who shot and wounded two police officers at a northwestern Indiana apartment complex before being fatally shot by police was a suspect in the strangulation death of a woman he had been dating, police said Tuesday.
Police fatally shot a suspect Monday after he opened fire and injured two members of a SWAT team who stormed a Gary apartment complex seeking to apprehend him, authorities said.
A Postal Service employee convicted of plotting an armed robbery at a Gary post office has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Tanisha Banks of Merrillville appeared in federal court Tuesday, one of three people convicted in the 2017 robbery.
FBI agents have arrested a Merrillville man in the 1988 rape and killing of a mother of four whose body was found in an abandoned home.
A northwestern Indiana hospital system is warning more than 68,000 patients that their personal information, including Social Security numbers and health records, may have been exposed during a data breach.
Merrillville Town Court Judge Gina L. Jones has been appointed to the Lake Superior Court, succeeding retiring Judge John Pera, who retired in June, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Tuesday.
A 23-year prison sentence was handed a northwest Indiana man for the 2017 murder of his girlfriend’s mother and brother.
A northwestern Indiana man faces up to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty in the fatal shootings of his girlfriend’s brother and mother.
The Indiana Court of Appeals will travel both north and south this week to hear oral arguments in two cases involving handgun possession without a license.
A Merrillville woman who told police she “watched the love of her life commit suicide” now faces a murder charge alleging that she killed her boyfriend and staged his death as a suicide.
William "Bill" Landske, the husband of the late state Sen. Sue Landske, pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge stemming from allegations he fatally shot Lake County lawyer and family friend T. Edward Page in his Hobart home last week, the Times of Northwest Indiana reported.