24, Oct 2014 - Few cases make it to Indiana Supreme Court
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court is the pinnacle of a state court system that in any given year handles some 1.6 million cases filed in the state's 92 counties, including roughly 180,000 cases in Lake County and 38,000 in Porter County.
22, Oct 2014 - Suspected serial killer silent at Indiana court hearing
By Mark Guarino CROWN POINT Ind. (Reuters) - Suspected serial killer Darren Vann was silent on Wednesday at a preliminary hearing in Lake County, Indiana, and the judge ordered him to appear again next week to be informed of his rights. Vann was arrested on Saturday and has been charged in the murder of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy, whose body was found a day earlier, in a motel in Hammond, in ...
21, Oct 2014 - Indiana police search vacant houses after arrest of suspected killer
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Indiana police used a dog trained to hunt for cadavers to search more than 90 vacant houses in the city of Gary on Tuesday, following the discovery of the bodies of six women who may have been victims of a serial killer. Darren Vann, 43, of Gary, a convicted sex offender, was charged in Lake County on Monday with murder and will make his first court ...
12, Oct 2014 - Lake, IN Man who prompted bestiality law charged again
A man whose animal cruelty conviction led Indiana lawmakers to pass a law making sexual relations with animals a crime faces another charge of sexually abusing an animal.
11, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriage legal again in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY — Same-sex marriage is legal once again in Utah, after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the state’s appeal. The nation’s top court on Monday refused to hear cases from Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana. By declining to hear the petitions, the lower court rulings stand. “What that means for […]
09, Oct 2014 - Lake, IN Utah man who killed his girlfriend may have killed again
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - A former Utah man who admitted to killing his girlfriend may have done it again. He was just arrested in Indiana for what appears to be gruesome murder. It's possible he should have been locked up before the crime ever happened.
04, Apr 2014 - Indiana road-rage slaying gets correctional officer 50 years
A man who worked as a Cook County correctional officer was sentenced to 50 years in prison after being convicted of killing a man who threw a cup at his vehicle.
04, Apr 2014 - Grant, IN 2nd man receives 81 years in killing
A judge sentenced a second southwest Indiana man to 81 years in prison Tuesday for the abduction and slaying of a 19-year-old woman whose body was found in a rural lake five days after she disappeared last year.
04, Apr 2014 - Indiana road-rage slaying nets Cook County officer 50 years
A man who had worked as a Cook County correctional officer was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday in Lake County Ind. after being convicted of the road-rage killing of a man last year who had thrown a cup at his vehicle.
01, Apr 2014 - Iron County car theft suspect pleads guilty to reduced charge
By EVAN REID Staff Writer CRYSTAL FALLS - An Indiana man accused of taking a vehicle from a Mastodon Township residence pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in Iron County Trial Court on Monday. Howard Charles Adkins, 43, of Cedar Lake, Ind.