Robert 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.
Residents 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.
A 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.
Ralph Perez Martinez, 57, was charged with murder, robbery and criminal confinement.
A 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.
The 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.
Federal officials are continuing to investigate a package addressed to a northwest Indiana business that turned out to contain 340 pounds of marijuana.
A Griffith, Ind. woman was found dead from an apparent drug overdose Wednesday morning in a Portage hotel room.
State child welfare officials are investigating and police expect to file charges Thursday afternoon after a 20-month-old boy died after hitting his head in a northwest Indiana home.
Heavy snow caused portions of a factory’s roof to collapse early Wednesday in Griffith, Ind.
A 72-year-old man has been charged with intimidation and pointing a firearm in connection with a road-rage incident.