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Gary home invasion suspect identified from photo lineup

GARY | A 21-year-old man faces criminal charges from a home invasion in Gary.

September 30, 2014 12:05 am

Military-style weapons for cops open to debate

Should local police have military-type equipment in their inventory? It's a matter of debate.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Durbin hails new Chicago gun intelligence effort

CHICAGO | Days after a stray bullet turned an 11-year-old girl into yet another victim of Chicago's gun violence, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin hailed a new facility designed to help authorities track illegal guns and link them to crimes across the city, state and country.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Guns stolen from Porter Co. police car

VALPARAISO | A handgun, rifle and stun gun were reported stolen Tuesday from a Porter County squad car in the Shamrock subdivision on the city's west side.

July 16, 2014 8:36 am

Are guns turning U.S. into third world country?

OK, imagine this. You are sitting at the OK Corral restaurant with your wife and kids when five pseudo-cowboys walk in with AK-47s. Do think they are mass murderers or robbing the place or patrons?

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hoping for fast action by state lawmakers addressing the gun violence responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Gary and Indianapolis police officers probably shouldn't hold their breath.

July 08, 2014 7:00 pm
Pines man accused of shooting at others from house

Pines man accused of shooting at others from house

PINE TOWNSHIP | A Porter County man was taken into custody during the weekend on allegations of shooting at people from a window at his home along a highway.

June 30, 2014 11:30 am

Evidence thrown out in federal gun, drug case

HAMMOND | Evidence found during a search of the home of a Gary man accused of federal gun and drug crimes will not be allowed to be used against him after a U.S. District judge found the search warrant used by police was deficient.

April 07, 2014 8:00 pm

Pence OKs everything approved by Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.

March 30, 2014 10:05 pm

Deadline nears for Pence action on legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals approved this month by the Indiana General Assembly.

March 26, 2014 5:30 pm

Trial delayed of man accused in illegal gun scheme with cops

HAMMOND | The trial of a Philadelphia man accused of conspiring with two former Lake County deputies to sell illegal guns was delayed until Sept. 15, according to court records. 

March 18, 2014 9:15 pm

How did the Indiana legislative session affect you?

INDIANAPOLIS | For better or worse, there's likely something affecting every Hoosier in at least one of the 224 legislative proposals the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly has sent Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.

March 15, 2014 7:30 pm

GOP lawmakers hostile to opponents of guns at schools proposal

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican state lawmakers defending their plan to allow Hoosiers to carry guns in school parking lots were accused Monday of bullying conference committee witnesses who argued that guns at schools will make children less safe.

March 10, 2014 12:00 pm

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am

Valpo man gives up on gun shop proposal

VALPARAISO | Plans to turn a 25-by-35 barn that's "kind of an eyesore" into a gun shop apparently have been shot down.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

House panel removes target from gun buyback programs

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved ban on local governments holding gun buyback events was deleted Tuesday from pending gun legislation by a House committee, which also voted to make it easier for adults to bring guns onto school property.

February 25, 2014 12:40 pm

Man arrested with gun, ammo on PUC campus

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet police detained an Oklahoma man Thursday with a handgun and several magazines of ammunition on suspicion he was stalking a female student of the school, officials said.

January 31, 2014 7:57 pm

Harvey police find 6 firearms, 500 rounds of ammunition

HARVEY | Police recovered three handguns, three rifles and more than 500 rounds of ammunition Thursday from a house in Harvey.

January 30, 2014 7:45 pm

Man shot at Dyer home during fight

DYER | A 30-year-old man was shot at a home in the 200 block of Greiving Street Wednesday night, according to Dyer police.

January 30, 2014 10:00 am

Ban on gun buy-back programs approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate ignored pleas for local control from three Lake County lawmakers and voted 28-21 on Tuesday to prohibit all municipal gun buy-back programs statewide.

January 28, 2014 6:15 pm Related

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