Griffith Police Recommend Criminal Charges After Basketball FightPolice have recommended that criminal charges be filed after an investigation into a well-publicized brawl at a boy's basketball game at Griffith High School.
NW Indiana Standoff Ends; Girl Rescued, Suspect DeadA tense standoff at a home in northwest Indiana came to an end after nearly six hours Friday morning, when police brought a girl out of the house, and announced the suspect who was inside was dead.
Brawl Ends Indiana Basketball Seasons For Hammond, GriffithThe boys basketball seasons for two Northwest Indiana schools have been canceled, following a beach-clearing brawl last weekend.
Killer’s Warning: Divorce ‘Not Going To Be Pretty’Days after Nina Castro filed for divorce from her husband last fall, she returned to their home in Gary, Ind. where Remanard Castro forced her to have sex with him while threatening her with a handgun and later a crowbar, according to Lake Superior Court records.
Woman Fatally Shot In Griffith, Ind. Church Parking LotA woman was fatally shot Monday in a Griffith, Ind. church and school parking lot, and the suspect -- her estranged husband -- later killed himself at the Gary home they once shared.
Gary Man Convicted Of Killing Stranger Who Gave Him A Ride HomeRobert Lewis III, 40, was convicted of murder, murder in perpetration of criminal deviate conduct, criminal deviate conduct and resisting law enforcement in the beating and strangulation death of Jennifer Kocsis, 37.
Massive 24-Hour-A-Day Water Hauling Project Keeping Residents AwakeResidents in Griffith, Ind., have been losing a lot of sleep, and it’s going to continue for at least a couple weeks, after the town made a deal to allow tanker trucks to use a stretch of Cline Avenue 24 hours a day.
Gang Member Gets 25 Years For Double Homicide In GriffithA Latin Kings street gang member will serve 25 years in prison in connection with his part in the double homicide outside a Griffith restaurant in February 2007.
Alsip Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Indiana BusinesswomanRalph Perez Martinez, 57, was charged with murder, robbery and criminal confinement.
Subject In Custody In Kidnapping, Murder Of Woman Found At Gary CasinoA person has been taken into custody for questioning in the kidnapping and murder of an elderly woman who was found shot to death in the parking garage of the Majestic Star Casino in Gary last month.
Photos Released Of Possible Suspect Wanted For Abducting Woman Found Dead At CasinoThe Griffith Indiana Police Department has released photos of a possible suspect believed to responsible for abducting 76-year-old Mary C. Austgen from her business on March 28.
Business Mailed 340 Pounds Of Pot; Man ChargedFederal officials are continuing to investigate a package addressed to a northwest Indiana business that turned out to contain 340 pounds of marijuana.