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Attempted Robbery

Police: Attempted robbery suspects found with ax, sledgehammer in vehicle

CEDAR LAKE | A man suspected of attempting to rob the Casey's General Store with an ax and a sledgehammer was apprehended along with two companions early Sunday by a sheriff's officer, police said.

August 18, 2014 7:51 pm
Man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Hammond park shooting

Man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Hammond park shooting

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago man who was on probation on a reckless homicide charge was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison in a separate shooting at a Hammond park. 

August 06, 2014 7:00 pm
2 charged in mother, daughters shootings in Hammond

2 charged in mother, daughters shootings in Hammond

HAMMOND | Two people were charged Wednesday in connection with the shootings of an Illinois woman and her two daughters Sunday in Hammond.

July 30, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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2 girls in critical condition, mom hospitalized after Hammond shooting

2 girls in critical condition, mom hospitalized after Hammond shooting

HAMMOND | An Addison, Ill., woman and her daughters were wounded by gunfire Sunday after one of two men who tried to rob the woman opened fire as she drove away, Hammond police said.

July 27, 2014 6:04 pm Photos

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Police: Employee at E.C. McDonald's shut window on would-be robber

EAST CHICAGO | A man who bought food at an East Chicago McDonald's was thwarted when he returned to rob the restaurant at gunpoint, police said.

July 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Cops: Would-be robbers fled Gary store; worker took gun

GARY | Two would-be robbers left a Family Dollar store in Gary empty-handed Monday after an employee took a gun from one of them, police said.

July 02, 2014 8:15 pm

Police get help from civilian during chase of attempted robbery suspects

Two teenagers were arrested in LaPorte late Sunday night with help from a civilian after an attempted robbery with a gun at a Little Caesar's.

May 05, 2014 3:50 pm

Illinois man gets 5 years for robbery attempt at Dyer Jewel-Osco

CROWN POINT | A judge on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old Illinois man to a five-year prison term for an attempted armed robbery at the Dyer Jewel-Osco store in December 2012.

February 06, 2014 7:50 pm
Student beaten at school bus stop

Student beaten at school bus stop

A Lake Ridge Middle School student was battered when a group of people attempted to rob a group standing at the bus stop in the area of 24th and Gerry Street Wednesday morning.

August 21, 2013 6:58 pm

Chicago man gets 10 years for attempted robbery at Gary pawn shop

HAMMOND| A Chicago man who drove the getaway car for a group trying to rob guns from a Gary pawn shop was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday afternoon.

March 28, 2012 9:15 pm

Screams foil Portage robbery attempt

PORTAGE | Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a group of women outside a nursing home.

March 01, 2012 2:45 pm

Man injured during attempted robbery

MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville man was struck while several men attempted to rob him Thursday, Merrillville police said.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am
Shirtless man sought in bid to rob S'ville tobacco shop

Shirtless man sought in bid to rob S'ville tobacco shop

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a tobacco store Monday morning and fled shirtless after a female clerk fought him off, officials said.

November 07, 2011 11:10 am

Two men charged in Cedar Lake beating, robbery

CROWN POINT | Two Cedar Lake men were charged Thursday with allegedly pistol-whipping a man while attempting to rob him of pain medication.

October 06, 2011 6:00 pm

Man admits killing 'snitch,' role in failed E.C. carjacking slaying

CROWN POINT | Jeremy Brazill, 20, pleaded guilty Friday to voluntary manslaughter and attempted robbery for his role in two fatal shootings last July.

May 20, 2011 5:00 pm
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