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Griffith police investigating school hit list

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Police Department confirmed Wednesday it is investigating a threatening letter that was discovered Friday at Wadsworth Elementary School.

April 02, 2014 5:00 pm

Griffith officials warn about 'hit list' found in elementary school

GRIFFITH | School officials warned parents Tuesday of a "hit list" that was found at Wadsworth Elementary School.

April 01, 2014 8:30 pm

Domestic dispute in Griffith ended in shooting, police say

GRIFFITH | Police are investigating a shooting that wounded one person early Thursday.

March 27, 2014 9:30 pm
Griffith police mark 50 years since officer's death

Griffith police mark 50 years since officer's death

GARY | Known for his gentle persona and love of animals, the only member of the Griffith Police Department to die in the line of duty was honored Friday on the 50th anniversary of his death.

December 20, 2013 8:38 pm Photos

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Youth honored for helping at accident scene

Youth honored for helping at accident scene

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
Police K-9s train for real-life scenarios

Police K-9s train for real-life scenarios

PORTAGE | Gino's not quite 2 years old, but he had his second ride in a helicopter Wednesday.

September 25, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Griffith officials ask federal judge to toss out lawsuit

HAMMOND | Griffith officials filed a motion Wednesday asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against them by a former Griffith police chief.

September 12, 2013 7:00 pm

Fight between two groups leads to shots fired

GRIFFITH | A group of people were arrested Wednesday after an argument led to shots being fired, police said.

June 05, 2013 10:58 pm

Griffith board recommends settlement in sexual discrimination claim

GRIFFITH | The Safety Board is recommending a settlement with a Griffith police officer who alleged sexual discrimination in relation to a promotion.

May 11, 2013 8:45 pm
Alsip man charged with murder of Mary Austgen

Alsip man charged with murder of Mary Austgen

GRIFFITH | An Alsip man has been charged with the murder of 76-year-old St. John resident Mary Austgen, but the motive in the case remains undetermined, police said.

April 25, 2013 7:18 pm Photos

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Griffith police to hold press conference on status of murder investigation

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Police Department has announced a press conference for 3 p.m. today to announce updates in their multi-agency investigation into the murder of 76-year-old Mary Austgen.

April 25, 2013 12:30 pm
Reward grows to $10,000 in Austgen slaying

Reward grows to $10,000 in Austgen slaying

GRIFFITH | The son of a homicide victim made an emotional plea Monday for the public to provide more information about the kidnapping and slaying of his mother.

April 22, 2013 2:17 pm Photos

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Veteran police officer ready to welcome canine partner

Veteran police officer ready to welcome canine partner

Griffith Police Department's Patrolman First Class Robert Gutierrez is counting on a more streamlined police force with the addition of the town’s first police dog.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am

Griffith Safety Board: 'Gross misconduct' led to demotion of chief, lieutenant

GRIFFITH | Griffith's former police chief and his second-in-command were demoted following allegations of "gross misconduct" within the department, a town letter made public Friday states.

November 09, 2012 2:48 pm
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