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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Little Orphan Annie visiting Dick Tracy for comics return

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Little Orphan Annie visiting Dick Tracy for comics return

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am
Dick Tracy and Little Orphan Annie Mystery

Dick Tracy and Little Orphan Annie Mystery

Newspaper comics legendary Detective Dick Tracy is helping solve a mystery related to Little Orphan Annie this summer in his syndicated newspaper comic strip.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am
Giffith Police Chief Greg Mance

Giffith Police Chief Greg Mance

Griffith Police Chief Greg Mance

January 20, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart police seek help with investigation of 2 burglaries

HOBART | Police said residents in the Barrington Ridge subdivision should be aware of two recent  home burglaries that took place during the daytime.

December 06, 2013 12:00 am
Hobart police recover ID card found near body

Hobart police recover ID card found near body

HOBART | An identification card recovered by police may have belonged to the individual whose remains were found Friday night in a wooded area behind a strip mall.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart man says handguns, ammo stolen from apartment

HOBART | A Hobart man reported several stolen items, including two handguns and ammunition, from his apartment, police said.

July 16, 2013 12:05 am
Cops ask help identifying man suspected in gift card scheme

Cops ask help identifying man suspected in gift card scheme

HOBART | Police are seeking residents' help identifying a man they believe was involved in a Jan. 24 crime.

February 05, 2013 12:05 am

Sauk Village man convicted in 2008 murder of 15-year-old girl

SAUK VILLAGE | A  Sauk Village man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder by a Cook County jury, police said.

January 09, 2013 9:30 pm

Hobart cops advise women of break-in, attempted break-in

HOBART | Hobart police are advising women living in the central part of the city to be aware of a break-in and break-in attempt at houses within a few blocks of each other.

December 27, 2012 8:15 pm
There's detective work to do for party dress codes

There's detective work to do for party dress codes

Even if dress code is addressed, it's probably "cocktail casual" or "holiday glam," which can mean a whole lot of things to different people.

December 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Police investigating shooting of Portage man in Hobart

HOBART | The shooting of a 23-year-old Portage man remains under investigation with few clues to follow, police said.

November 28, 2012 8:45 pm
Woman reported being choked by fellow shopper

Woman reported being choked by fellow shopper

HOBART | A Hobart mother said she was choked and her life threatened by a fellow shopper she reprimanded for skipping ahead in a checkout line.

October 15, 2012 6:15 pm
Hobart police seek tips on suspect in debit card theft

Hobart police seek tips on suspect in debit card theft

HOBART | Police are seeking help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing a debit card and using it to make fraudulent purchases.

August 17, 2012 8:30 pm
Hobart police seeking public's help in armed robbery case

Hobart police seeking public's help in armed robbery case

HOBART | Surveillance video captured the images of three men who robbed a game store on Friday night, police said.

July 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Case load increases for Merrillville detectives

MERRILLVILLE | A board inside the Merrillville Police Department lists more than 100 open cases the detective bureau is investigating.

March 31, 2012 7:30 pm

Merrillville man reports three men robbed him of cash at gunpoint

MERRILLVILLE | A resident in the 900 block of West 61st Avenue told police he was robbed at gunpoint by three men.

January 17, 2012 6:00 pm

Appeals court tosses cocaine conviction due to extra-long traffic stop

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned a Lafayette man's conviction for possession of cocaine, ruling that a Lake County sheriff's detective unreasonably detained the man following a traffic stop.

March 17, 2011 7:00 pm

Person of interest in custody in shooting in Lake Station

A 20-year-old man was in stable condition Tuesday after being shot in the neck Monday night in Lake Station.

January 11, 2011 7:52 am

Cops knew shooter drove an Illinois-based truck

CROWN POINT | Investigators knew early on that the bistate shooter's truck sported an Illinois license plate, Lake County Sheriff Rogelio "Roy" Dominguez said Friday.

December 18, 2010 12:00 am
The changing dynamic of region gangs

The changing dynamic of region gangs

Detective Greg Mance, of the Griffith Police Department, said the growing gang problem affects all communities in the region. The Griffith Police Department is among five units involved in the region's Gang Response Investigative Team.

November 21, 2010 12:00 am
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