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HOBART | Authorities on Tuesday identified the human remains found last fall behind a Hobart shopping center as a 57-year-old man wanted for escaping work release in Lake County in 2012.
HOBART | Hobart police recovered more human bones Saturday during a second, daytime search of a wooded area behind a strip mall where homeless people often camp out.
HOBART | Scattered human bones, including a skull, were found Friday night in a wooded area behind the Crossings at Hobart strip mall on U.S. 30.
GARY | Three pieces of bone that resemble a human leg were found in a wooded area in Gary, police said.
Stephen Nawrocki, a forensic anthropologist from the University of Indianapolis, speaks with an officer from the Lake County coroner's office Saturday morning near 27th Avenue and Maryland Street in Gary.
University of Indianapolis forensic anthropologist Stephen P. Nawrocki, right, and graduate students exhume the bones of a female under a former bait and tackle shop in Hammond, Oct. 7. The identity of the female is still unknown.
Forensic anthropologist Stephen Nawrocki looks for clues last month as investigators seek to identify bones found buried below a former bait shop in Hammond's Roberstsdale neighborhood.
HAMMOND | Police believe human bones found scattered this week at a Robertsdale construction site belong to a female.
University of Indianapolis graduate students work Friday at an excavation site in Hammond.
Forensic anthropologist Stephen Nawrocki and University of Indianapolis graduate students look for clues Friday as investigators seek to identify bones at an excavation site in Hammond.
A University of Indianapolis graduate student examines a skull Friday at an excavation site in Hammond.
A University of Indianapolis graduate student and forensic anthropologist Stephen Nawrocki examine a skull on Oct. 7 at an excavation site in Hammond. The bones found have been identified as Francine Carlson, who was 38 when she was reported missing in 1999, Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller said.
This photo provided by The International Group For Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) shows researchers working last month at the dig site on the uninhabited island of Nikumaroro, in the South Pacific. Researchers say they found bone fragments that could help prove that famed aviator Amelia…
This month marks the 76th anniversary of legendary American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart becoming the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean.
Trained specialists number and categorize every cleaned and preserved prehistoric bone housed at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis prior to skeletons being assembled, much like a step-by-step puzzle process.
Row after row of shelves of sorted and cataloged prehistoric bones, mostly mastodons, are stored in ideal "climate-controlled" temperatures and humidly in the "bone vault" of the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis.
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