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No bond for Sauk Village man accused in fatal shooting

No bond for Sauk Village man accused in fatal shooting

Devonte Marsh, of Sauk Village

22 hours ago
No bond for Sauk Village man accused in fatal shooting

No bond for Sauk Village man accused in fatal shooting

SAUK VILLAGE | Cook County Judge Darron Bowden on Wednesday denied bail for a 19-year-old Sauk Village man charged in the Sept. 13 slaying of 20-year-old Dwayne McCray, of South Holland.

22 hours ago
Gary police investigating 2nd homicide is less than 24 hours

Gary police investigating 2nd homicide is less than 24 hours

GARY | A man was found fatally shot inside his home in Gary's Tolleston neighborhood Thursday night, marking the city's second homicide in less than 24 hours.

October 16, 2014 10:57 pm Photos

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Judge seals expenses for defense in Blount's trial

Judge seals expenses for defense in Blount's trial

CROWN POINT | A Lake County judge has ordered the county auditor's office to seal itemized billings, expenses and fees for the defense of a man accused of killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield. 

October 14, 2014 6:45 pm Related
E.C. man's murder retrial scheduled for 2015

E.C. man's murder retrial scheduled for 2015

CROWN POINT | A 25-year-old man is expected to stand trial next year more than a year after his first trial ended in a mistrial. 

October 05, 2014 12:05 am
Trio charged in robbery, homicide of Gary man

Trio charged in robbery, homicide of Gary man

CROWN POINT | Two months before DeShelon Hicks Jr. was shot to death in his home last weekend, one of the suspects was released from the Lake County Jail pending an unrelated murder charge, according to court records.

October 01, 2014 7:14 pm Photos

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Suspect in Gary officer's slaying appears in court

Suspect in Gary officer's slaying appears in court

CROWN POINT | A third court-appointed attorney has joined the defense team of Carl Blount, who is accused of fatally shooting Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield. 

October 01, 2014 6:20 pm Photos

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Charges filed in weekend homicide at birthday party

Charges filed in weekend homicide at birthday party

HAMMOND | A 38-year-old man was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Hammond man who was celebrating his birthday, according to court records. 

September 29, 2014 6:03 pm

E.C. man shot multiple times dies

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man was gunned down Monday night near 144th Street and Olcott Avenue, police said.

September 22, 2014 11:10 pm
Death penalty sought against Blount

Death penalty sought against Blount

CROWN POINT | The man accused of killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield closed his eyes Wednesday as a judge read information about the state's intent to seek the death penalty against him.

September 17, 2014 11:30 am
Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man admitted Tuesday to fatally shooting his 10-year-old son in 2011 before attempting to take his own life, according to court records. 

September 16, 2014 2:35 pm
Slain officer remembered for leadership

Slain officer remembered for leadership

MERRILLVILLE | On a gloomy Monday, hundreds of law enforcement officials, family members and friends gathered in Merrillville and Lowell to pay respects for slain Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

September 15, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Traffic slowdowns expected during funeral of slain officer

Traffic slowdowns expected during funeral of slain officer

MERRILLVILLE | Authorities are expecting significant traffic slowdowns Monday as hundreds of officers pour into Lake County to mourn slain Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz. 

September 13, 2014 9:30 pm
Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer

Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer

MERRILLVILLE | When Merrillville officers forced entry into a condo Sept. 5, officials say the disgruntled evicted resident was armed with a handgun in a dark hallway waiting for a confrontation with police.  

September 12, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Merrillville police officer critical, suspect commits suicide

Merrillville police officer critical, suspect commits suicide

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville police Patrolman 2nd Class Nickolaus Schultz clung to life Saturday as police continued to investigate the motives of the man who ambushed officers before committing suicide in Merrillville late Friday.

September 06, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Murder charge dismissed in slaying at E.C. gas station

CROWN POINT | A murder charge was dismissed Tuesday against an East Chicago man who was accused of fatally shooting another man in November 2013. 

August 27, 2014 5:55 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

E.C. police turn over fatal shooting case to prosecutor's office

EAST CHICAGO | A man arrested Sunday in connection with a fatal shooting in East Chicago has been turned over to Whiting police, an official said.

August 26, 2014 8:00 pm

Hammond man dies from wounds suffered in bar shooting

HAMMOND | A Hammond man died Tuesday from wounds he suffered in a shooting last weekend at a bar on Hohman Avenue, officials said.

August 20, 2014 9:45 pm
Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

GARY | A Gary man was killed Tuesday night when someone shot him multiple times as he drove in the Glen Park neighborhood and his car hit a tree, officials said.

August 19, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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