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Mother, daughter accused of injuring woman

ST. JOHN | A mother and daughter are accused of injuring a woman after she confronted them about why they were driving around in circles on he…

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Whiting man details night of shooting for judge

Whiting man details night of shooting for judge

CROWN POINT | A Whiting man was sentenced Friday to two years in community corrections followed by two years on probation after admitting to s…

July 31, 2015 1:23 pm Related
Gunshot complaint leads to Porter Co. pot bust

Gunshot complaint leads to Porter Co. pot bust

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A 33-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday night after county police said they found four large marijuana plants gro…

July 31, 2015 11:48 am Related
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Chicago man charged in Chesterton check fraud

Chicago man charged in Chesterton check fraud

CHESTERTON | A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to cash a fraudulent check at a local bank.

July 31, 2015 10:50 am Related
World class team of horses to appear Saturday at Porter County Fair

World class team of horses to appear Saturday at Porter County Fair

MORGAN TOWNSHIP | A world champion six-horse hitch team will be competing at the Draft Horse Show at the Porter County Fair Saturday evening.

July 31, 2015 10:30 am Related

Gary man cuts off his fingers in alleged sword attack on girlfriend

GARY | A Gary man was in police custody at an Indianapolis hospital Friday morning after allegedly cutting off his fingers while stabbing his …

July 31, 2015 9:35 am Related
UPDATE: Police searching for car in fatal Gary drive-by shooting

UPDATE: Police searching for car in fatal Gary drive-by shooting

GARY | Police are asking for the public's help in finding two men and a vehicle wanted in connection with a Thursday drive-by shooting in Gary…

July 31, 2015 9:15 am Video Related
1 killed in shooting in Gary's Delaney Community housing complex

1 killed in shooting in Gary's Delaney Community housing complex

GARY | One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting late Thursday in Gary's Delaney Community public housing complex, officials said.

July 31, 2015 12:15 am Video Related

Driver in fatal bus crash charged with reckless homicide

GREENFIELD | The driver of a Gary church bus that overturned near Indianapolis has been charged with felony reckless homicide and driving with…

July 31, 2015 12:00 am Related

Today In History: July 31, 1915

City of Warsaw Has Been Evacuated: While not officially announced, every factory has been dismantled, practically all Russian subjects have gone.

July 31, 2015 12:00 am
Police: E.C. man arrested after running from cops during traffic stop

Police: E.C. man arrested after running from cops during traffic stop

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | An East Chicago man was arrested on gun and drug charges Wednesday after he ran from officers during a traffic stop, police said.

July 30, 2015 10:15 pm Related
Trial slated for November in St. John homicide

Trial slated for November in St. John homicide

CROWN POINT | A 47-year-old man accused of shooting to death a Dyer man earlier this month in St. John will stand trial Nov. 30. 

July 30, 2015 6:30 pm Related
Son sentenced to 25 years in prison in father's stabbing death

Son sentenced to 25 years in prison in father's stabbing death

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison after admitting to killing his father. 

July 30, 2015 6:15 pm Related

Witnesses testify murder suspect looked scared after homicide

CROWN POINT | A friend of a murder suspect testified Thursday that Akeem S. Carpenter was sweating, out of breath and looked scared the day th…

July 30, 2015 5:45 pm Related
Wristbands helping reunite kids with parents at Porter County Fair

Wristbands helping reunite kids with parents at Porter County Fair

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | It's a small thing, just a plastic-coated slip of paper wrapped around a child's wrist.

July 30, 2015 5:30 pm Video Related
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Imperial Gangsters member gets nine years in federal prison

HAMMOND | A reputed member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang in East Chicago was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison.

July 30, 2015 4:00 pm Related

Sex offender says lifetime registration is unconstitutional

VALPARAISO | A Porter County man is challenging the constitutionality of an amended law increasing the time he must register as a sex offender…

July 30, 2015 3:30 pm Related
Police: Man named Huckleberry Finn charged with sex assault

Police: Man named Huckleberry Finn charged with sex assault

KEENE, N.H. | Police in New Hampshire say a man named Huckleberry Finn followed a woman into her home and sexually assaulted her.

July 30, 2015 12:45 pm Related
Video production puts high schooler in the spotlight

Video production puts high schooler in the spotlight

When Katelin Wright began taking Video Productions classes at Portage High School last year, she found she enjoyed the behind-the-scenes industry.

July 30, 2015 12:00 am Related

Today In History: July 30, 1915

Higher Assessment for Gary Corporations; U.S. Steel's appeal of property tax rates may boost assessment for many Lake County properties.

July 30, 2015 12:00 am
Gary police questioning second person in connection with suspicious fire

Gary police questioning second person in connection with suspicious fire

GARY | A second man was being questioned Wednesday in connection with a suspicious fire in Gary's Midtown section a day earlier, but police sa…

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20 grams cocaine, $20K, gun seized in Hammond drug raid, police say

20 grams cocaine, $20K, gun seized in Hammond drug raid, police say

HAMMOND | Authorities took a 34-year-old man into custody and seized cocaine, cash and a handgun Wednesday morning during a raid at a Hammond …

July 29, 2015 9:07 pm Related
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Lincoln School District holds student registation Aug. 5-6

CALUMET CITY | Lincoln School District 156, 410 – 157th St., will hold student registration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (doors will close at 1:30) A…

July 29, 2015 2:53 pm
Chase leads police to man hiding in bed

Chase leads police to man hiding in bed

PORTAGE | A 19-year-old man was arrested and two juveniles are facing underage drinking charges after a game of late night tag Tuesday.

July 29, 2015 10:55 am Related
Portage man charged with battery after hospital incident

Portage man charged with battery after hospital incident

PORTAGE | A Portage man faces multiple charges after police found him in the middle of a roadway Tuesday morning following an apparent bicycle…

July 29, 2015 10:30 am Related

Suspect pointed gun at man who asked what he was doing, E.C. cops say

EAST CHICAGO | Police arrested a man and recovered a handgun Monday after he was accused of pointing the gun at another man who questioned why…

July 29, 2015 12:15 am Related

Today In History: July 29, 1915

Hammond to Permit One Piece Bath Suit: Prudes prepare to be shocked. One-piece bathing suits which allow free use of arms and limbs can be wor…

July 29, 2015 12:00 am

Register for Steel Pen Creative Writers Conference at larger venue

MERRILLVILLE | Doubling the size of its venue, the Indiana Writers’ Consortium will host the newly-named Steel Pen Creative Writers’ Conferenc…

July 29, 2015 12:00 am

Ballet school to host Summer Dance Intensive

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Ballet Theatre will host its summer Dance Intensive Friday through Aug. 8 for dances 10 and older. Intensive classes wi…

July 29, 2015 12:00 am

Purdue Master Gardener Program seeks new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University h…

July 29, 2015 12:00 am

East Chicago police investigating shooting inside apartment

EAST CHICAGO | Police found a man with a gunshot wound inside an East Chicago apartment after a woman flagged down officers about 2 p.m. Tuesd…

July 28, 2015 11:15 pm Related

Man tossed illegal gun while running from officer, E.C. police say

CROWN POINT | A Chicago man is facing charges alleging he was carrying a handgun without a license when he ran from East Chicago police last m…

July 28, 2015 10:46 pm Related
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