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Suspect in Gary officer's homicide appears in court

Suspect in Gary officer's homicide appears in court

CROWN POINT | A third court-appointed attorney has joined the defense team of Carl Blount, who is accused of fatally shooting Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield. 

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Gary man, 40, found dead in back seat of car in Glen Park

GARY | A Gary man was found shot to death in the back seat of a car Monday in the city's Glen Park neighborhood, police said.

September 29, 2014 7:38 pm
Charges filed in weekend homicide at birthday party

Charges filed in weekend homicide at birthday party

HAMMOND | A 38-year-old man was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Hammond man who was celebrating his birthday, according to court records. 

September 29, 2014 6:03 pm

1 dead, 1 wounded in Gary shootings

GARY | One man was killed and another was wounded in two separate shootings late Saturday in Gary, authorities said.

September 28, 2014 9:30 pm

Man found dead in Gary alley had changed his life after prison, father says

GARY | A man found shot to death Monday in Gary's Brunswick neighborhood had been working to build his business and be a father to his two sons since his release from prison early last year, his father said.

September 23, 2014 8:15 pm

Man gunned down in East Chicago identified

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man shot to death Monday night in the city has been identified.

September 23, 2014 5:07 pm

E.C. man shot multiple times dies

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man was gunned down Monday night near 144th Street and Olcott Avenue, police said.

September 22, 2014 11:10 pm

Gary police investigate killing in Brunswick neighborhood

GARY | A man was found dead Monday in an alley in Gary's Brunswick neighborhood, authorities said.

September 22, 2014 9:36 pm

Alleged gang members in racketeering indictment had criminal history in Lake County

HAMMOND | A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment. 

September 20, 2014 11:15 pm Related

Coroner still asks help ID'ing victim of homicide in Gary

The Lake County coroner's office again issued a plea for the public's help Thursday in identifying a man found dead in Gary last month.

September 18, 2014 5:07 pm
River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

MARKHAM | An 18-year-old Sauk Village man was ordered held on $1 million bond in connection with a fatal shooting at River Oaks Center on Saturday.

September 18, 2014 2:39 pm Photos


Four teens charged in killing at River Oaks Mall

CALUMET CITY | Authorities have charged an 18-year-old and two 17-year-olds with murder and attempted robbery in the Saturday killing of a South Holland teen at the River Oaks Center, police said.

September 17, 2014 3:45 pm

Man shot in back after fighting with group at Cal City mall, police say

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old who walked away after a fight Saturday outside the River Oaks Shopping Center was later shot by members of the opposing group in a mall walkway, police said.

September 15, 2014 5:30 pm

2 found shot to death in vehicle in Gary

GARY | Two people were found shot to death early Sunday in a vehicle in downtown Gary, authorities said.

September 14, 2014 9:45 pm

South Holland man shot to death in Sauk Village

SAUK VILLAGE | A 20-year-old man was gunned down Saturday in a Sauk Village, authorities said.

September 14, 2014 8:45 pm

South Holland man fatally shot at River Oaks Shopping Center

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old man died Saturday after being shot in the back at the River Oaks Shopping Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

September 14, 2014 8:45 pm

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appe…

September 12, 2014 11:08 am

19-year-old fatally shot inside his home in Gary

GARY | A 19-year-old Gary man was shot and killed Wednesday night at his home in Gary's Midtown neighborhood, authorities said.

September 11, 2014 5:03 pm
Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

HAMMOND | City officials demolished a bar Wednesday that served as the scene of the city's most recent homicide after two suspected arson fires there in less than 24 hours.

September 10, 2014 7:53 pm Photos


Charges dropped against second man in E.C. shooting

CROWN POINT | Charges were dismissed against a second man who had been charged in the shooting death of an East Chicago man. 

September 10, 2014 7:07 pm
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