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Merrillville man, 18, accused of firing BB gun at children

MERRILLVILLE | An 18-year-old man is accused of shooting a BB gun at two boys earlier this month on the Jonas E. Salk Elementary School playground, according to court records. 

6 hours ago

Former One Region bookkeeper appears in court

CROWN POINT | The former bookkeeper for the One Region social action organization appeared Friday in Lake County Criminal Court. 

8 hours ago
At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

WASHINGTON | The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.

8 hours ago
At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. The Obama administration has offered a wide range of assessments of the threat to U.S. national security posed by Islamic State extremists in an area straddling eastern Syrian and…

10 hours ago

20-year-old woman guilty in Joliet double murder

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A Will County judge has found a 20-year-old woman guilty of taking part in a double murder in Joliet last year.

14 hours ago
Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

HAMMOND | An East Chicago woman and her son are facing charges stemming from a break-in at a local Walgreens where more than $50,000 worth of merchandise was stolen.

August 28, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

FILE - In this June 13, 2012, photo an Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jumps from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill., during a study on the fish's population. Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowin…

August 28, 2014 12:31 pm
Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great Lakes

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — including widely feared Asian carp — to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper released Thursday.

August 28, 2014 11:47 am

Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan Chase hack

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.

August 28, 2014 9:11 am
Arizona man sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting man in the head

Arizona man sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting man in the head

CROWN POINT | Despite a man's plea for forgiveness, he was sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting a man three times in the head, according to court documents. 

August 27, 2014 5:58 pm Photos

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Ex-Indiana elections chief starts politics website

INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White's voter fraud conviction has taken him out of politics, but hasn't stopped him from writing about it.

August 27, 2014 2:15 pm
Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting to breaking into a woman's home to steal electronics, according to court records.

August 26, 2014 8:45 pm

Gary crime briefs

Man tells Gary police he was shot after pair asked for change

August 26, 2014 6:00 pm

Police: Man punches, tackles teen who broke into home

VALPARAISO | A 16-year-old Valparaiso boy entered a couple's home and fought with the homeowner early Sunday before police arrived and took him into custody.

August 25, 2014 2:56 pm
Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

CROWN POINT | Michael Temores won't stand trial until early next year in the fatal crash that killed a Lansing man.  

August 22, 2014 7:45 pm

Hammond man admits to sexually abusing girl

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday after he admitted to inappropriately touching a minor, according to court records. 

August 22, 2014 6:45 pm
Two Six Nation members indicted for role in racketeering conspiracy

Two Six Nation members indicted for role in racketeering conspiracy

EAST CHICAGO | Federal prosecutors Friday announced indictments against who they allege are key members of a Chicago-area street gang that used East Chicago as its base of operations in Indiana.

August 22, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

HARVEY | A Cook County judge set bond Friday for two suspects charged in the 21-hour Harvey hostage standoff that injured two officers earlier this week.

August 22, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

HARVEY | An Illinois Department of Corrections official defended the parole system Friday after questions arose surrounding two men charged in this week's Harvey hostage standoff that left two police officers with gunshot wounds.

August 22, 2014 1:49 pm Related

Hobart man accused of beating grandson

CROWN POINT | A Hobart man is accused of beating his 6-year-old grandson while watching him earlier this month, according to court records. 

August 22, 2014 10:52 am
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