Police say local jails are preparing Thanksgiving dinners for drunken drivers celebrating Blackout Wednesday.
HAMMOND | Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller shares his insights with HammondCommunity.net about the importance of staying sober during the holiday season.
When Dan McDevitt was growing up in the heart of Gary's then-thriving downtown district, if he misbehaved, his parents knew about it before he hit the front steps.
A group of Lake County law enforcement officials is publicly urging elected officials to stop squabbling and line up behind the creation of a unified E-911 public safety communications network.
Aggressive driving, also known as road rage, has made the region headlines. In early August, a 61-year-old Cook County correctional officer fatally shot a 23-year-old East Chicago resident in an aggressive driving incident. Allegedly, the altercation started when the elderly male “cut off” t…
If I were Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram, I’d be embarrassed.
The continuing crackdown on prostitution is important not just for upholding public health and decency, as was a concern in the past, but also because the prostitutes themselves require protection from harm and a transition to normal lives.
CROWN POINT | A Chicago man was charged with murder Saturday in the death of an East Chicago man Thursday night.
The women walk down the street in sweat pants and tank tops, looking casual, as if strolling down a grocery-store aisle. Until a car slows down and stops in front of them, and they get in.
HAMMOND | The city has settled a federal civil lawsuit from a Hammond resident who claimed he was wrongly jailed after being thrown out of a city-sponsored Christmas party in 2009.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials finally hired a full-time E-911 consolidation director, dispelling five years of indecision, disagreement and outright obstruction to a countywide merger.
Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller refers to them as the "13 days of hell."
On the heels of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, many ideas have been proposed to stop the violence. In regard to firearms, some groups want to ban and confiscate all guns while others want to legally arm all residents, and in particular, school administrators and teachers.
HAMMOND | Just like the first robin of spring, our first gypsy scam of the spring has occurred. An elderly person was "duped" into letting a fake public service worker into the house. Please inform all your elderly friends and relatives not to let NIPSCO, Water Department or any other utilit…
HAMMOND | Early Saturday morning, the Hammond Police Department, assisted by Indiana State Excise Police, served a search warrant at Do Do's Firehouse Tap, 521 Conkey St. We had previously made controlled buys of narcotics from two bartenders of the establishment. Four persons were arrested …
CROWN POINT | Leaders of Lake County's law enforcement and legal communities cheered Lake Juvenile Court Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura's appointment to oversee the investigation of child abuse and neglect.
HAMMOND | Crime fell by 6 percent in Hammond in 2012, with the city seeing fewer murders, burglaries and auto thefts than the previous year, recently released statistics show.
CROWN POINT | At its first meeting of 2013 on Wednesday, the Lake County Board of Commissioners deferred action on contracts for the county’s state-mandated E-911 consolidation until the Lake County Public Safety Communications Commission meets later this month.
HAMMOND | The Hammond police officer who was shot during a bank robbery Friday is expected to make a full recovery, Police Chief Brian Miller said.
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