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Home Invasion

Cops: Man told police dog 'Bring it on!'

Cops: Man told police dog 'Bring it on!'

PORTAGE | A Portage man faces numerous charges following a bizarre home invasion Tuesday night in the 6800 block of Fox Tail Avenue.

July 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Beaten Hammond schools chief continuing recovery

Beaten Hammond schools chief continuing recovery

HAMMOND | Hammond schools Superintendent Walter Watkins is continuing to recover.

July 30, 2014 7:30 pm

Watkins' condition improves

HAMMOND | The condition of Hammond Schools Superintendent Walter Watkins has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, a hospital spokesman said.

July 05, 2014 8:00 pm
Hammond school superintendent severely beaten in home invasion

Hammond school superintendent severely beaten in home invasion

HAMMOND | The superintendent for the School City of Hammond was severely beaten during a home invasion, police said.

July 01, 2014 4:18 pm Photos

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Hammond teen charged in home invasion

CROWN POINT | A 17-year-old suspect didn't have to run far after reportedly being involved in a home invasion that left a homeowner with a gunshot wound, police said. 

June 23, 2014 6:40 pm

Gary woman beaten by pair who entered her bedroom

GARY | A Gary woman told police Monday she was attacked by two men who came into her bedroom.

June 03, 2014 6:44 pm

Homicide suspect turns himself in after avoiding apprehension for months

GARY | A homicide suspect who walked out of an Illinois hospital earlier this year without police apprehension turned himself in Monday to local authorities. 

May 12, 2014 3:15 pm Related
Man charged in fatal home invasion on the run

Man charged in fatal home invasion on the run

GARY | A Lake Station man facing murder and attempted murder charges managed to slip out of an Illinois hospital earlier this year and has since been on the lam.

May 04, 2014 8:00 pm

Police: Man shot after chasing Hammond home invasion suspects

HAMMOND | A Hammond man was shot early Wednesday while chasing two suspects who had invaded his home and robbed cash, police said.

April 30, 2014 9:30 pm

Suburban man shot in home invasion after win at Horseshoe casino

A Palos Heights man was beaten and shot in a home invasion early Tuesday after returning home from Horseshoe Casino in Hammond with a large amount of money from gambling winnings, police said.

April 16, 2014 11:30 am

Charges possible in Lake Station home invasion

LAKE STATION | Two people are being held in connection with an armed home invasion early Sunday in Lake Station.

December 23, 2013 5:45 pm

Woman in wheelchair confronts intruder in Portage home

PORTAGE | A 65-year-old woman who uses a wheelchair was watching television in her bedroom early Friday when she heard noises and discovered a masked man in her kitchen.

December 20, 2013 10:18 am
St. John police search for multiple suspects in alleged home invasion

St. John police search for multiple suspects in alleged home invasion

ST. JOHN | Police continued searching Tuesday afternoon for four or five men who investigators believe entered a home in the 12300 block of Second Avenue and tussled with a resident before fleeing.

December 03, 2013 3:15 pm

Pregnant woman with knife scares off intruder at home

MILL CREEK | A pregnant LaPorte County woman with her baby daughter taking a nap suddenly found herself holding a butcher knife up to a strange man who kicked in her front door.

November 08, 2013 5:02 pm

Burglar took six-pack of beer, cider from home, police say

GARY | Police are investigating a home invasion from early Saturday that left a homeowner without a six-pack of beer and cider.

October 07, 2013 5:15 pm
Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

JOLIET |  Three men, including one from Chicago Heights, have been sentenced to more than 20 years each for a home invasion in 2011 in University Park, the Will County state's attorney said.

August 27, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Ternell Weston

August 27, 2013 3:59 pm
Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Larnell Weston

August 27, 2013 3:57 pm
Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Chicago Heights man one of 3 sentenced in home invasion

Raunchino James

August 27, 2013 3:56 pm

Intruders steal gun, cash, flee in gray car, Hobart police say

HOBART | Two men and a woman broke into a home in the 6200 block of California Street, forced the resident to the floor then stole a gun and cash, police said.

July 16, 2013 12:05 pm
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