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Hammond man celebrating birthday shot dead; suspect in custody

HAMMOND | A Hammond man who broke up a fight between two men at his birthday party Saturday was fatally wounded when one of them returned and opened fire, police said.

September 28, 2014 10:08 pm
Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

HAMMOND | A man was fired from his job and his bond was revoked in a criminal case this week after he made comments on Facebook advocating violence against Hammond police.

September 18, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Couple sues cop, city in shooting of dog

HAMMOND | A federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday against a Hammond police officer and the city over the June 9 shooting of a dog in front of a couple's home.

September 02, 2014 7:15 pm

Region STOP Team loses Hammond participation

EAST CHICAGO | A regional team of about 13 full-time officers from several police departments formed to attack violence and property crimes has lost its Hammond representation.

August 08, 2014 5:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

Getting stopped by a train is a regular feature of life in the region. Getting stopped by a stopped train shouldn't be, however.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
84-year-old man assaulted, robbed at Hammond train station

84-year-old man assaulted, robbed at Hammond train station

HAMMOND | An 84-year-old man was pushed to the ground and robbed of his wallet at the Hammond South Shore station Friday morning.

June 27, 2014 11:55 am Video Photos

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EDITORIAL: Show us the money for Festival of the Lakes

EDITORIAL: Show us the money for Festival of the Lakes

What Hammond Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa is seeking ought to be readily available to the public, let alone a duly elected councilman.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am
Supreme Court rejects M'ville killer's tainted jury claim

Supreme Court rejects M'ville killer's tainted jury claim

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court rejected the tainted-jury claim of a Merrillville man convicted of murder in 2012 after stabbing a patron at Hammond's Copper Penny bar, and ruled he's not entitled to a new trial.

May 11, 2014 11:30 pm Related

Hammond man returned to prison for burglaries

CROWN POINT | A 46-year-old convicted burglar who transitioned out of prison in 2013 and again burglarized homes was sentenced Tuesday to two 15-year prison terms.

April 08, 2014 7:45 pm

2 Hammond men charged in shooting of teen

CROWN POINT | The two Hammond men arrested in connection with a retaliatory armed robbery and shooting in Hammond on March 1 now face seven felony charges filed by Lake County prosecutors.

March 14, 2014 6:00 pm Related

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1 dead, 1 arrested after shooting in Hammond

HAMMOND | A Hammond man is in custody awaiting formal charges alleging he shot and killed another man early Saturday over a woman, police said.

March 08, 2014 6:30 pm
Car crashes through front of downtown Hammond restaurant

Car crashes through front of downtown Hammond restaurant

A 2013 Dodge Journey SXT crashed through the front door of the Philly Steaks and Fresh Lemonade at 5252 Hohman Ave. on Wednesday morning. The car slid on the icy road when the driver tried to avoid a parked car in a no-parking zone, according to witnesses.

March 05, 2014 1:09 pm

Boy wounded, man arrested after shooting in Hammond

HAMMOND | Officers arrested a man suspected of shooting a teenager after a foot chase Saturday near 170th Place and White Oak Avenue, police said.

March 01, 2014 8:45 pm

Hammond man struck, killed in apartment complex parking lot

HAMMOND | A 44-year-old Hammond man was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night in the parking lot of his apartment complex, police said.

February 25, 2014 9:18 am

Prosecution calls pathologist, witness in Singleton murder trial

CROWN POINT | Graphic evidence, including autopsy photos of Montrell Moss, and testimony from a witness who tried to stop Moss’ bleeding, came Wednesday during the second day of Edgar Singleton’s murder trial in Lake Criminal Court.

February 19, 2014 8:00 pm

Police continue investigation of fatal cop-related shooting

HAMMOND | Indiana State Police continue to investigate the death of a man fatally shot by a Hammond police officer Sunday night.

February 17, 2014 2:00 pm

Pediatric trauma specialist outlines child’s injury in abuse case

CROWN POINT | A pediatric trauma specialist from the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital testified Wednesday about the head injuries suffered by a 13-month-old child in the trial of a Hammond woman charged with neglect of a dependent.

February 12, 2014 6:19 pm

2 charged in burglaries at Hammond apartment building

CROWN POINT | Two Hammond men were charged with felony burglary in connection with break-ins at two units at a Hammond apartment building.

February 05, 2014 6:30 pm
Region police agencies target online prostitution

Region police agencies target online prostitution

Police arrest a woman during a prostitution sting Tuesday at a motel in South Hammond. A 43-year-old Gary man who dropped the woman off may face promoting prostitution charges, police said.

November 26, 2013 8:35 pm
Region police agencies target online prostitution

Region police agencies target online prostitution

Adult ads from Backpage.com are torn up after Hammond police used them to call potential prostitutes during a sting at a motel in South Hammond.

November 26, 2013 8:35 pm
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