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FBI on hunt for suspects in brazen bank robbery in East Chicago

FBI on hunt for suspects in brazen bank robbery in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | The FBI identified two East Chicago residents accused of taking part in a brazen armed bank robbery and shooting at officers.

April 03, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Cops search for two suspects in East Chicago bank robbery

Cops search for two suspects in East Chicago bank robbery

EAST CHICAGO | Officials released surveillance photos Monday from an armed robbery Saturday at First Merchants Bank. 

March 31, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Two rob First Merchants Bank in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A busy Saturday morning was interrupted at First Merchants Bank, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd., about 11 a.m. when two armed people entered to rob the bank.

March 29, 2014 6:20 pm

E.C. man charged with battery of pregnant wife

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man faces multiple charges after months of domestic violence against his pregnant wife, police said.

March 26, 2014 6:30 pm

Two E.C. men arrested on drug, gun charges

EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old man is facing federal gun charges after he was arrested Friday by the Region STOP Team, police said. 

March 03, 2014 6:39 pm

E.C. police continue investigating homicide

EAST CHICAGO | Police continue investigating Monday night's shooting that killed one teen and critically injured another.

February 13, 2014 9:15 pm
Former E.C. officer heartbroken preparing to euthanize K-9

Former E.C. officer heartbroken preparing to euthanize K-9

Darrell Shaffer notices the silence in his squad car.

January 26, 2014 8:00 pm

City welcomes new police officers to the ranks

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago will have some new faces patrolling city streets in the near future as Chief Mark J. Becker and Mayor Anthony Copeland swore in nine new officers last week.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

E.C. police plan to crack down on New Year's Eve gunfire

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago residents who fire off guns during New Year's Eve might want to rethink their plans.

December 26, 2013 5:17 pm

Man, 40, shot and killed in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A 40-year-old East Chicago man who served time for a murder he committed in the city in the 1990s was shot and killed there early Friday.

December 20, 2013 7:03 pm

Details emerging in death of man following fight at M'ville union hall

Multiple agencies are working to piece together the circumstances that led to the workplace death of a Newton County man some 12 hours after he was involved in a fight at a Merrillville union hall.

December 17, 2013 1:00 pm
Four gang members charged in decade-old murder

Four gang members charged in decade-old murder

EAST CHICAGO | After 10 years, federal authorities have charged members and associates of the Two Six street gang with the murder of East Chicago’s Julio Cartagena in 2003.

November 21, 2013 4:52 pm Video Photos

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Man shot in face, critically injured in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A 32-year-old man was shot in the face just before 10 p.m. at Luke's gas station in the 5600 block of Indianapolis Boulevard, police said. 

November 20, 2013 11:00 pm
Region Stop Team seeing progress in efforts to curb crime

Region Stop Team seeing progress in efforts to curb crime

EAST CHICAGO | It was not too long ago that the East Chicago police anonymous tip line seemed to be dormant, but then a few weeks ago came a tip that led to the seizure of marijuana and cash. 

November 14, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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The E.C.P.D. and Mayor Copeland breaks ground with Police Outreach Efforts

The E.C.P.D. and Mayor Copeland breaks ground with Police Outreach Efforts

EAST CHICAGO | Recently, the East Chicago Police Department and Mayor Anthony Copeland met with local business owners to discuss issues and concerns affecting the business community.

September 30, 2013 10:17 am Photos

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Former E.C. cop sentenced in mail fraud case

HAMMOND | A former East Chicago officer was sentenced last week to two years of probation in a mail fraud case.

August 05, 2013 8:15 pm

E.C. National Night Out event to feature DJ, games, more

EAST CHICAGO | The 30th annual National Night Out Against Crime will promote safety and awareness and bring the residents together at Washington Park Pool.

August 02, 2013 12:00 am

Deadline for E.C. police officer candidates to apply is Aug. 5

EAST CHICAGO | The city is accepting applications for police officer.

July 28, 2013 12:05 am

E.C. hiring police officers

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 – 36 years of age and meet all other basic eligibility requirements. All selected candidates will be trained. Applications are available at the East …

July 24, 2013 1:39 pm

E.C. accepting applications for 5 police officer positions

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Merit Board has approved an emergency hire for five certified police officers.

July 11, 2013 12:05 am
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