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  • St. Ignatius man denies charges that he shot at off-duty tribal police officer, June trial set

    A 39-year-old St. Ignatius man who was on probation for trying to hit a Lake County sheriff's deputy with his car has denied a charge that he fired a shot at an off-duty tribal police officer last month. KERR-AM reports James Wilson Allen pleaded not...
  • State investigation clears Beresford police officer who shot suicidal man; man survived

    Attorney General Marty Jackley says a state investigation has concluded that a Beresford police officer who shot a man was justified in firing his weapon. Sgt. Dave Steckelberg shot 21-year-old Christopher Heuer, of Sioux Falls, on Jan. 15, at a home...
  • Gary police investigating man's death

    GARY – Police are investigating the blunt-force trauma death of man. Anthony Harris, 50 and of the 2200 block of Harrison St., was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office. Police were called to 2054 Grant...
  • Ex-Burr Oak Cemetery workers convicted of desecrating bodies

    Ex-Burr Oak Cemetery workers convicted of desecrating bodies
    Assistant State's Attorney Nick Trutenko strutted toward the exit of Judge Joan O'Brien's courtroom as jurors watched, then opened the doors and screamed into the hallway, his voice echoing: "Who would say that's OK? Anybody? Anybody at all?" Trutenko...
  • Woman sues Holiday Inn, security guard in alleged sexual assault

    Woman sues Holiday Inn, security guard in alleged sexual assault
    A Dallas woman, 49, who said she was raped by a security guard in October 2013 at the Holiday Inn North Shore in Skokie announced Feb. 9 that she and her husband are suing the hotel and the guard. Following a morning news conference where Karla Gress...
  • O.C. councilman charged with violating sign theft law he helped write

    O.C. councilman charged with violating sign theft law he helped write
    A Lake Forest councilman who championed stiffer penalties for illegally removing campaign signs was charged Wednesday with committing that same crime. Prosecutors said that Adam Nick, 50, instructed an accomplice to remove campaign signs on public...
  • Investigation finds no liability in police shooting

    Investigation finds no liability in police shooting
    VALPARAISO – The Indiana State Police has completed their investigation of a late December shooting involving a Porter County Sheriff's Department deputy, and Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel reviewed the findings and found no basis for any...
  • Settlement reached in wrongful death suit against FAU

    Settlement reached in wrongful death suit against FAU
    A confidential settlement has been reached in the wrongful death suit against Florida Atlantic University for the death of Sheri Carter. Carter was murdered in 2011 by former Florida Atlantic University police Officer Jimmy Dac Ho. He was convicted of...
  • The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us

    The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us
    David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI's L.A. office, oversees the most populous beat in law enforcement — seven Southern California counties, some 44,000 square miles, and nearly 19 million people. He joined the bureau in 1995,...
  • Citizens academy deadline extended

    GARY—The Gary and Indiana University Northwest police academy begins in less than a week, but organizers have pushed back the deadline in an effort to fill both classes. "We start on Tuesday, and unless we get more people to sign up for Gary, we...
  • Ex-wife of police officer arrested in connection with his murder

    Ex-wife of police officer arrested in connection with his murder
    The ex-wife of a Central Valley police officer has been arrested in connection with his murder, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said Saturday.  Erika Sandoval, 23, of Visalia was arrested about 5 p.m. on suspicion of murder, Sheriff Mike...