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Employers' freedom is employees' travail

Your story of the employee fired for owning a gun ("Former LOFS employee's lawsuit says he was fired for owning a gun," Oct. 7) points to a deeper problem in Indiana law today.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Pine Township boy accused of stealing handgun

PINE TOWNSHIP | A 15-year-old was taken into custody Thursday on accusations of stealing a handgun from a neighbor.

September 19, 2014 4:55 pm

Man robbed at gunpoint while walking in Gary

GARY | A 47-year-old man was robbed Wednesday while walking in Gary, police said.

September 05, 2014 8:10 pm

Man, 31, linked to mischief and pointing firearm at father

GARY | A man was charged with putting a gun next to his father's temple on July 27 during an incident in the 700 block of Taney Street.

August 07, 2014 8:04 pm

Gary police break up fight between men with gun, pipe

GARY | Officers broke up a fight Monday between a man wielding a gun and another man holding a steel pipe, police said.

June 03, 2014 6:39 pm

School resource officer leaves gun behind in staff restroom

MORGAN TOWNSHIP | A school resource officer left his loaded handgun behind Tuesday in a locked staff restroom in the elementary/middle school section of Morgan Township School.

May 28, 2014 4:34 pm

Good guy with gun is only way to stop bad guy

Indiana just recently passed a law allowing law-abiding citizens to keep a gun in their locked car in school parking lots, and some school officials and lawmakers are upset about it. They complain that it is just unsafe, and schools should remain "gun-free" zones.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am
Region crime-busters sweep through Gary

Region crime-busters sweep through Gary

GARY | The Spirit of Love Missionary Baptist Church stood silent witness as about a half dozen officers surrounded a struggling Gary resident, who was letting loose with a stream of profanity and saliva.

March 22, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos


Police arrest five after high-speed chase; gun, drugs found in car

PORTER | Five men were arrested after a high-speed chase Monday afternoon that started in The Pines and ended when the suspects’ car crashed in Porter.

February 24, 2014 6:15 pm
A different kind of war: Life and death, endless retribution

A different kind of war: Life and death, endless retribution

By late 2008, Javier Solis Jr. was tired of living the gangster lifestyle.

February 03, 2014 8:00 pm Photos


Cops: Woman pointed loaded gun at boyfriend

Cops: Woman pointed loaded gun at boyfriend

CENTER TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso-area woman pointed a loaded gun at her boyfriend who then hit her in the face and took the gun away, according to police.

December 09, 2013 5:15 pm
Portage man arrested for pulling gun during argument

Portage man arrested for pulling gun during argument

PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested late Sunday night after he pulled a gun on a man and that man's child during an argument, police said.

December 02, 2013 11:24 am

Find source of guns flowing onto our streets

Is there one cause or one solution for the gun violence in our country? Shall we blame the gangs, or the lack of hope in our young people who have no jobs, or the silence of community and church leaders who are not promoting strong moral codes, etc.?

October 13, 2013 12:00 am

Police: PHS sophomore threatened to shoot fellow students

PORTAGE | A Portage High School sophomore was arrested Wednesday on a charge of intimidation after he allegedly threatened to bring a gun to school and shoot other students, police said.

October 09, 2013 3:15 pm

Boy reports teen knocked him off bike, pointed gun at him

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A 9-year-old boy told authorities he was knocked off his bicycle Thursday afternoon and then dragged through the grass by a teenager who pointed a gun at him.

September 12, 2013 4:15 pm

Family, investigators meet in 2008 toddler killing

GARY | You expect more from your family, Samuel Shaw said Thursday. 

September 12, 2013 9:30 am

E.C. man receives probation for national park gun incident

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man was placed on six months of probation Wednesday after admitting to carrying a handgun at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore without proper documentation.

July 31, 2013 7:30 pm

2nd man charged in shooting outside Cal Twp. apartments

CROWN POINT | A second man has been charged in a shooting at the Tiberon Trails apartment complex in Calumet Township.

July 12, 2013 7:15 pm

M'ville man charged in apartment complex shooting

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Merrillville man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting another man in the thigh.

July 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Man shoots dog after it attacks his son

UNION TOWNSHIP | A man told authorities he shot and killed a neighbor's pit bull dog after the animal attacked and injured his son in his fenced-in yard.

May 06, 2013 7:00 pm
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