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  • Couple Charged with Killing Indiana Toddler

    Couple Charged with Killing Indiana Toddler
    (WGN-AM) - A Hobart, Ind. couple fabricated a story about a 2-year-old girl being kidnapped in order to cover up the toddler's apparent beating death, prosecutors said. Engelica Castillo, 18, and Tim Tkachik, 23, were each charged with murder, neglect of...
  • Man Arrested for Bringing Handgun to Taste

    (WGN-AM)- Chicago police arrested an Indiana man Saturday after he allegedly tried to bring a fully loaded handgun into Taste of Chicago. Acting on a tip, the police said they found the 9mm handgun on Shrome D. George, 25, of the 3400 block of South...
  • Search Ongoing For Indiana Prison Escapees

    Search Ongoing For Indiana Prison Escapees
    (WGN-AM)- A manhunt continued this morning for two convicted murderers and a rapist who escaped Sunday from the maximum-security Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Ind. Prison officials described the three as desperate and dangerous. They were...
  • UPDATE: New Search Underway for One of Two Prison Escapees

    UPDATE:  New Search Underway for One of Two Prison Escapees
    Severe thunderstorms have forced law officers to suspend the search for two escapees from the Indiana State Prison. A search earlier Thursday of the area around Michigan City failed to turn up the man believed to be 45-year-old convicted rapist Lance...
  • Three Indiana State Prison Guards Suspended, Two Escapees Still At Large

    Three Indiana State Prison Guards Suspended, Two Escapees Still At Large
    (WGN-AM)- Three Indiana State Prison guards have been suspended for failing to properly supervise three inmates who escaped last weekend. Investigators claimed the guards did not keep a close enough watch over the inmates and the guards were indefinitely...
  • New Search Under Way for Escaped Prison Inmate

    New Search Under Way for Escaped Prison Inmate
    Authorities are searching a heavily wooded area near a train yard for an inmate who escaped Sunday from the Indiana State Prison along with two other inmates. Thursday's search began after two Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District workers saw...
  • Second Of Three Indiana Escapees Caught, One Still At Large

    Second Of Three Indiana Escapees Caught, One Still At Large
    (WGN-AM)- The second of three escapees from the Indiana State Prison has been captured in southern Indiana, authorities said. State prison system spokesman Doug Garrison said convicted rapist Lance Battreal was arrested about 1 a.m. today at his parents'...
  • Third Indiana Escapee Caught

    Third Indiana Escapee Caught
    (WGN-AM)- The last of three convicts who escaped from the maximum-security Indiana State Prison was captured on Thursday after 11 days on the run, police said. About 20 members of a U.S. Marshals fugitive task force took convicted murderer Mark Booher...
  • Officials: Age of Indiana Prison Was Key to Escape

    Officials: Age of Indiana Prison Was Key to Escape
    An Indiana Department of Correction spokesman says the investigation into the escape of three state prison inmates is expected to be wrapped up by the end of the month. Doug Garrison said the age of the prison played a key role in the escape as the...
  • Ball State's Jarrod Jones And Jauwan Scaife Earns Postseason MAC Honors

    Ball State's Jarrod Jones And Jauwan Scaife Earns Postseason MAC Honors
    Ball State sophomore forward Jarrod Jones ( Michigan City, Ind./Michigan City) has been named Honorable Mention All-Mid-American Conference and freshman guard Jauwan Scaife (Muncie, Ind./Muncie) has been named to the MAC All-Freshmen Team, the league...
  • Ball State's Jarrod Jones Named NABC First Team All-District

    Ball State's Jarrod Jones Named NABC First Team All-District
    Ball State sophomore forward Jarrod Jones ( Michigan City, Ind./Michigan City) has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) First Team All-District 14, as selected by members of the NABC. Jones becomes the first Cardinal since...
  • Old times in Harbor Country

    My first encounter with Union Pier some five years ago did not happen by choice. I was driving home from a church retreat on Interstate Highway 94 with a carload of friends (including my fiancee Amy, now my wife) when my alternator blew out. I coasted...