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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mental health needs of jail inmates not being met

  COLUMBIA CITY — “A lot of the folks in county jails in Indiana have no business being in a jail cell.” Prosecutor D.J. Sigler didn’t...

Many factors contribute to crowded jail

COLUMBIA CITY —Whitley County government officials are facing a dire situation as they consider their next course of action for the Whitley County Jail,...

Sheets, Bailey sentenced for meth charges

COLUMBIA CITY — A Hudson couple face sentences of 11 and five years for meth-related charges after Monday’s Circuit Court. Brenda Bailey, 57, and Charles...

Churubusco man sentenced to 10 years at DOC

COLUMBIA CITY — Twenty-six-year-old Colton Cabiya, of Churubusco, was sentenced Monday to 10 years, with six to be initially served in prison and four...

Hernandez-Dominguez pleads guilty, risks deportation

COLUMBIA CITY — In Whitley County Circuit Court Monday, Luis Hernandez-Dominguez, 23, of Glenview, Ill., pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, a level 6...

Best outcome achieved with courthouse crisis

COLUMBIA CITY — “I hope to think the stars were aligned that night — that everything that happened was for a reason.” Columbia City Police...

Sweet reaches deal; Tackett charged with neglect

COLUMBIA CITY — If the court accepts his plea bargain, Chadwick Sweet,40, of Churubusco, will serve a 24-year sentence on a charge of dealing...

Chicago woman arrested on drug, prostitution charges

COLUMBIA CITY — A routine traffic stop on Nov. 14 turned into a drug bust when State Trooper Jonathon Amburgey arrested Wonica Johns-Bates on...

‘Thousands of files’ in Dr. Hanus case

COLUMBIA CITY — After a period of being away from court, Dr. James Hanus, 68, of South Whitley reappeared before Judge Douglas Fahl for...

CC man accused of raping a minor

COLUMBIA CITY — A 19-year-old Columbia City man is facing two Level 1 felonies and one Level 3 felony after allegedly violently raping a...
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