Lake Superior Court
Lake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. imposed an 18-year sentence for aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent for an East Chicago woman who beat her 2-year-old child, causing a permanent, lifelong disability.
Lake Superior Court jurors deliberated about three hours before convicting a Gary, Ind. man in a stabbing incident that killed one man and seriously wounded his fiancée last year.
A Gary man has been charged in Lake Superior Court with rape and several other felonies in connection with a sexual assault at his home.