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Gary working on plans to stem violence, mayor says

GARY | A spike in gun violence in the past week has left Gary residents unsettled and city officials concerned.

July 03, 2014 7:40 pm
Winter puts chill on crime, homicides

Winter puts chill on crime, homicides

Local law enforcement officials may have found one of the few pieces of good news from the seemingly never-ending snow and below-zero temperatures this this year.

February 08, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Gary man charged with Dec. 27 homicide

CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office has charged a 20-year-old Gary man with a homicide last week that may stem from an argument last summer.

January 02, 2014 6:15 pm
Map: 2013 Gary homicides

Map: 2013 Gary homicides

This is a map showing the locations of all the Gary homicides in 2013. There were a total of 55 homicides compared to the 43 homicides in 2012.

January 02, 2014 11:20 am
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December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Cops pursue 'promising leads' in Gary homicides

Cops pursue 'promising leads' in Gary homicides

GARY | Gary police are following up on a number of leads in Monday's three homicides, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

December 03, 2013 6:35 pm Photos

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Sense of community stressed as crime deterrent

Sense of community stressed as crime deterrent

When Dan McDevitt was growing up in the heart of Gary's then-thriving downtown district, if he misbehaved, his parents knew about it before he hit the front steps.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Portage police look for help in solving past homicides

Portage police look for help in solving past homicides

PORTAGE | Police here are hoping something jogs the memory of the public to help solve three homicides dating back to August 2006.

October 16, 2013 12:40 pm Photos

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Multiagency team meets to assess Gary's police needs

The statewide, multiagency team formed to assess Gary's policing needs met for the first time Tuesday afternoon, but without anyone representing Gary.

August 13, 2013 4:16 pm

One dead, four wounded in East Chicago shootings

Two sets of shootings in East Chicago, one early Sunday morning and another late Saturday night, left one man dead and four others wounded.

August 04, 2013 9:00 pm
Police Chief speaks at Gary public safety meeting

Police Chief speaks at Gary public safety meeting

Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram spoke at the Public Safety Committee meeting regarding solutions for the string of homicides in the city.

July 31, 2013 10:57 pm
Residents implored to help take back Steel City

Residents implored to help take back Steel City

GARY | Brown lawns. No park swing sets. Rusted, dormant train cars. It's hard to fight for your city when it looks dead. 

July 31, 2013 9:00 pm Video

New gang culture blamed for uptick in local violent crime

The surge in gun violence in northern Lake County is the result of small, young, self-proclaimed gangs operating without structure, local officials said.

July 28, 2013 8:00 pm
New police collaboration weighed as cure for region violence

New police collaboration weighed as cure for region violence

Strategizing and sharing best policing practices across Northwest Indiana isn't new. But as north Lake County homicides increase amid strained departments, law enforcement officials are considering collaborations in ways they haven't before.

July 27, 2013 10:00 pm Related

Gary cracking down on violence

GARY | Hours after a shooting Tuesday, the Gary City Council called for a special meeting to address the spike in homicides across the city.

July 16, 2013 8:00 pm
Gary's new violent crime tactic: 'Vengeance is the Lord's'

Gary's new violent crime tactic: 'Vengeance is the Lord's'

GARY | Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram said he is fed up with the retaliatory gun violence in his city and is vowing to do something about it.

July 13, 2013 11:28 pm Video Photos

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Gary seeks backup from state police

GARY | After enduring tiring weeks of homicides and shootings, Gary officials are seeking help from Indiana State Police. 

July 12, 2013 6:15 pm

Gary group rallies against gun violence

GARY | Against the backdrop of City Hall, a small rally against gun violence Friday commemorated the sixth-month anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

June 14, 2013 9:00 pm

March homicides drop dramatically in Chicago

CHICAGO | Almost exactly a year after Chicago's surging homicide rate caught the nation's attention, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy rolled out statistics Monday that showed a dramatic drop in the number of killings. At the same time, they tried to allay safety co…

April 02, 2013 12:00 am
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