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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



Ford Heights man charged in shooting death of his cousin

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A 33-year-old Ford Heights man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his cousin on Monday, police said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 4:45 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
2-year-old Lansing girl's death ruled a homicide

2-year-old Lansing girl's death ruled a homicide

LANSING | The death of a 2-year-old girl found dead in a Lansing home was ruled a homicide.

March 20, 2014 4:08 pm

Man found shot to death Saturday in Harvey

HARVEY | A man in his mid-20s was found shot to death in Harvey on Saturday morning.

December 28, 2013 3:42 pm
Colleagues raising funds for family of Lansing man found dead

Colleagues raising funds for family of Lansing man found dead

Co-workers of a Lansing man found dead in a retention ditch nearly a week after he went missing are raising funds to assist his family with funeral costs as authorities await word on his cause of death.

December 16, 2013 12:59 pm Photos


Body of missing Lansing man found

Body of missing Lansing man found

LANSING | The body of a Lansing man missing for nearly a week was found Thursday night.

December 13, 2013 11:15 am Photos


D205 prepares to pay tribute to fallen security guard

SOUTH HOLLAND | Officials with Thornton Township High School District 205 are preparing to pay tribute to the memory of a security guard who died last week while trying to break up a fight among two female students at Thornwood High School.

September 28, 2013 11:19 am

Homewood man dead in police shooting

HOMEWOOD | A Homewood man died early Sunday of a gunshot wound following a report of a distubance outside his home.

January 27, 2013 9:11 pm
Boyfriend of M'ville homicide victim found dead

Boyfriend of M'ville homicide victim found dead

MERRILLVILLE | A man being sought in connection with an apparent homicide of a Merrillville woman was found dead in a Cook County motel room, police said in a news release Saturday.

July 28, 2012 4:15 pm

County Board OKs local medical examiner on interim basis

CHICAGO | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s pick for medical examiner will not be able to start until early September, causing the County Board on Tuesday to approve an interim appointment.

July 24, 2012 3:15 pm

Wrong-way driver in fatal Bishop Ford crash succumbs to injuries

CHICAGO | A Chicago man who drove the wrong way on the Bishop Ford freeway on April 30 and killed a Dolton man in a crash has died.

May 16, 2012 9:14 am

Three shot, one fatally, in robbery at Harvey poker game

HARVEY | A 69-year-old Harvey man was killed and two others wounded in a shooting early Friday, police said.

May 11, 2012 12:49 pm

Harvey man stabbed to death in his home

HARVEY | Harvey police are seeking charges against a man in custody in connection with a fatal stabbing at his home Tuesday night, officials said.

May 02, 2012 1:29 pm

Man dies after jumping from moving SUV in Hammond

HAMMOND | A man who jumped from a moving vehicle in Hammond during a domestic dispute Monday afternoon has died.

March 23, 2012 11:15 am

Chicago Heights woman shot in her home dies

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Chicago Heights woman shot in her Hickory Street home died late Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

March 07, 2012 5:30 pm

Cook board seeks review of medical examiner's office

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board's Finance Committee is going to investigate operating conditions at the medical examiner's office after news reports detailed alleged problems at the office.

February 01, 2012 5:00 pm

Two men found shot to death in Sauk Village identified

SAUK VILLAGE | The identities of two men found shot to death in a Sauk Village home Tuesday night have been released.

December 08, 2011 3:30 pm

Sauk Village residents concerned about shooting

SAUK VILLAGE | The recent fatal shooting of two young men has neighbors fearing for their safety.

December 07, 2011 9:13 am

2 men found dead in Cal City alley slain execution-style

CALUMET CITY | Two men found dead in a Calumet City alley Wednesday were shot multiple times in the head, Police Chief Edward Gilmore said.

November 24, 2011 3:15 pm
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