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Region police escort slain M'ville officer's body to Chicago

Region police escort slain M'ville officer's body to Chicago

CHICAGO | Some police officers fought back tears and construction workers removed their hard hats Tuesday during a procession for fallen Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

September 09, 2014 7:15 pm Photos


Merrillville police officer dies from gunshot wound

Merrillville police officer dies from gunshot wound

MERRILLVILLE | Police Patrolman 2nd Class Nickolaus Schultz died Sunday, less than two days after being shot by a man wearing body armor and waiting in ambush inside a Merrillville condo unit, authorities said.

September 07, 2014 8:00 pm Photos



Motorist injured in fiery three-vehicle crash on Bishop Ford

DOLTON | A fiery crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway late Tuesday left one man with head injuries and another facing drunken driving charges.

August 27, 2014 7:05 pm

Gary man charged with drunken driving in Thursday crash

PORTAGE | A Gary man was charged with driving drunk and causing serious bodily injury after a Thursday crash that sent another Gary man to a Chicago-area hospital.

July 25, 2014 10:15 am

Schererville woman killed in Bishop Ford accident

CHICAGO | A 64-year-old Schererville woman died Wednesday after her car was struck on the Bishop Ford Freeway by a tire that flew off of a vehicle being driven by a Hammond woman.

July 23, 2014 8:01 pm

Calumet Township man flown to Ill. hospital after crash

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Calumet Township man was airlifted to an Illinois trauma center early Sunday after crashing his pickup truck, police said.

June 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Police: Person of interest in Chicago Heights shooting death

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Police had a person of interest Wednesday morning in the Saturday shooting death of a 19-year-old Chicago Heights man.

June 18, 2014 12:15 pm

Lowell woman, 48, dies from injuries in Crown Point crash

CROWN POINT | A Lowell woman died at a Chicago-area trauma center Sunday afternoon following a head-on-collision in Crown Point, officials said.

June 16, 2014 6:17 pm

Hebron man dies following head-on crash in S'ville

A 53-year-old Hebron man died early Friday at a Chicago-area trauma center following Thursday's head-on crash in Schererville.

May 16, 2014 6:37 pm

Homicide suspect turns himself in after avoiding apprehension for months

GARY | A homicide suspect who walked out of an Illinois hospital earlier this year without police apprehension turned himself in Monday to local authorities. 

May 12, 2014 3:15 pm Related

Man charged in deadly Hammond crash

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man faces nine felony and eight misdemeanor charges stemming from a fatal traffic crash in November.

March 16, 2014 7:45 pm

South suburban hospital to feature 'The Mountaintop' tribute to King

OAK LAWN, Ill. |  Presentation of the award-winning play, "The Mountaintop," a poetic drama that offers a portrayal of Martin Luther King's final hours preceding his assassination, will highlight the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Advocate Christ Medical Center on Jan. 20.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Man airlifted after Monday afternoon crash

BURNS HARBOR | A Portage man was airlifted Monday afternoon following a crash on U.S. 12 between Oak Hill and Allegius roads.

December 24, 2013 11:35 am

Porter man, 54, accidentally shoots hand at firing range

PORTER | A 54-year-old man was being treated Thursday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after he shot himself in his hand, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. 

December 12, 2013 8:21 pm
Cops pursue 'promising leads' in Gary homicides

Cops pursue 'promising leads' in Gary homicides

GARY | Gary police are following up on a number of leads in Monday's three homicides, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

December 03, 2013 6:35 pm Photos



South Holland woman's kidney failure saves two lives

OAK LAWN, Ill. | Thanksgiving this year was truly a special holiday for 51-year-old LaVonda Wallace, of South Holland; her sister, 56-year-old Cherylyn Gooch, of Flossmoor; and a 27-year-old man from Wheaton, according to a news release.

November 30, 2013 7:15 pm
Tri Town coach back on sidelines after near-death experience

Tri Town coach back on sidelines after near-death experience

SCHERERVILLE | Josh Kazmierski doesn't like to talk about last May 19th.

November 18, 2013 10:00 pm

Three children injured in two-vehicle St. John crash

ST. JOHN | Three children were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday on Wicker Avenue in St. John, officials said.

February 24, 2013 8:30 pm
Third teen dies of injuries from crash after Gary police chase

Third teen dies of injuries from crash after Gary police chase

A 14-year-old boy died Wednesday in a Chicago-area trauma center as a result of injuries he suffered in a crash during a police chase in Gary, officials said.

January 31, 2013 5:15 pm Photos



Calumet City teen dies after weekend shooting in E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | A Calumet City teen died Sunday morning after being shot in East Chicago.

November 12, 2012 8:12 am
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