Judge Tosses Criminal Case Against Gary CopJudge Diane Ross Boswell’s decision Wednesday in the case against Demonte Yanders was not requested by prosecutors nor Yanders’ attorney and came after the judge rejected the state’s request that Tiffany Swagerty be jailed until she appeared for pretrial questioning by the defense.
Man Arrested After Knocking Wife Unconscious, Fleeing With BabyWhen his wife announced she was leaving him, police say, Philip Hritz took off with their 1-year-old son, and threatened to hurt the baby and himself.
Two Charged With Robbing Merrillville Portillo'sMarcus Ervin, 42, and William Ward-Bey, 61, each faced armed robbery, robbery resulting in bodily injury and criminal confinement charges.
Hammond Man Wanted On Robbery, Criminal Confinement ChargesThe U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force in Hammond is looking for Efren Delangel, 18, who is wanted for failure to appear in a case charging him with robbery, criminal confinement and intimidation.
Teen Gets Three Years For Tying Naked Teen To ChairAt the age of 17, April Kuchta has been sentenced to three years in adult prison for tying a teen boy to a chair naked against his will.