A Merrillville, Ind., man will serve five years in prison, two years less than the mandatory minimum, for his role in kidnapping an Illinois man who thought he was going on a date, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Police were called to the home Wednesday to conduct a well-being check, after relatives called to say they hadn’t heard from the family since Saturday.
A former Calumet Township man charged in the death of his 94-year-old mother was ordered released from Lake County Jail on his previously posted bond after the judge found that the prosecutor had failed to prove he posed a danger to the community, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Police are trying to nail down details about a man who was shot by an off-duty Merrillville police officer after the two engaged in a physical altercation outside of the Merrillville Planned Parenthood Health Center on Monday afternoon.
Depree Mims was getting a blanket as his family settled in for a movie at home with his family, when a bullet came through the front window and hit him in the head.
Four people have been charged with murder and criminal gang activity in connection with the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy in Merrillville last week.
Police in Northwest Indiana may be filing more charges against a former Chicago doctor accused of sexual battery, reports WBBM”s Veronica Carter.
A semi-pedestrian crash on I-65 northbound near the 253.8 mile marker killed a Chicago man and saw northbound traffic brought down to one lane for nearly two hours Sunday night.
A former Merrillville Town Court clerk has pleaded guilty to federal charges of stealing bond money from the court and filing a false tax return.
Federal indictments rained down Thursday on three Lake County elected officials, a former Merrillville Town Court clerk, the former director of the East Chicago Public Library and a Munster businessman.
A Merrillville, Ind. military veteran was discovered stabbed to death in her home after police did a welfare check Friday.
The stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found buried in a Northwest Indiana mobile home park has agreed to testify against the boy’s father in exchange for a more lenient sentence.
Four people are in custody after leading Chicago Police on a more than 35-mile chase overnight.
A high-profile murder in Merrillville, Ind., has some officials thinking more police are needed in their town.
Authorities have charged a 20-year-old Merrillville, Ind., man with the convenience store robbery and shooting last week that left a clerk dead.
Police have released surveillance video and the 911 tape from an armed robbery that left a female store clerk dead in Merrillville, Ind.
The FBI is looking into the death of a newborn baby after an Indiana woman apparently gave birth on a cruise ship in the Caribbean.
Dawn Brancheau had many passions — the environment, helping children, animals, her faith — her sister, Diane Gross, said.
Police in Merrillville are searching for three men who terrorized an elderly couple in their home during an afternoon robbery last week.
A Merrillville police officer was attacked with a department-issued stun gun while he and other officers were responding to a 911 call earlier this week.