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State police warn of IRS scam

LOWELL | Indiana State Police on Wednesday warned residents of a telephone scam involving callers claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service who try to get personal and financial information from the victims.

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FBI reviews Hammond traffic stop, unreasonable force allegations

HAMMOND | Region FBI agents are reviewing the recent Hammond police traffic stop that led to allegations of unreasonable force.

October 20, 2014 7:25 pm

Gapers slow northbound I-65 near 61st Ave.

HOBART | Gapers to a minor, single-vehicle rollover accident on northbound Interstate 65 between the 61st Avenue and Ridge Road exits jammed traffic there Tuesday morning.

October 14, 2014 8:48 am

Garbage truck rollover jams traffic on eastbound Borman

GARY | A truck loaded with garbage rolled over on the ramp from eastbound Interstate 80/94 to southbound Interstate 65 Monday morning, jamming traffic there.

October 06, 2014 9:30 am

State police clearing I-94 wreck

Indiana State Police expect to soon have the far right westbound lanes cleared on Interstate 94 just west of Ind. 249 following a semi-trailer wreck there at about 2:45 p.m.

October 04, 2014 3:22 pm
Family seeks justice in fatal crash through online petition

Family seeks justice in fatal crash through online petition

Friends and strangers from as far away as Kenya are rallying behind Gerald Williams Sr. as he seeks justice for his seven family members killed in a fiery crash last year.

September 30, 2014 6:00 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Toll Road lease was good deal for state

GUEST COMMENTARY: Toll Road lease was good deal for state

The recent announcement that the Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. was filing for bankruptcy has triggered comments that the bankruptcy was evidence that the leasing of the Indiana Toll Road was a poor decision by the state of Indiana. I disagree.

September 30, 2014 12:00 am
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
Cops: Mom arrested for DUI with kid in car

Cops: Mom arrested for DUI with kid in car

GARY | A car crash and subsequent attempted assistance from a friend left a Gary woman and Portage man both arrested for operating while intoxicated, authorities said.

September 14, 2014 7:15 pm

Crash on westbound Borman slows rush hour traffic

HAMMOND | A single-vehicle rollover crash Wednesday on the westbound Borman Expressway jammed up traffic just before the rush hour, police said.

September 03, 2014 5:11 pm

Lanes reopen after I-94 crash at Ind. 249

PORTAGE | Indiana State Police said all westbound lanes of Interstate 94 were open again at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday after being blocked at Ind. 249 by an accident involving a semi and a minivan.

September 03, 2014 9:21 am

Smith fails to appear on stalking charge

VALPARAISO | A hearing on whether former Valparaiso mayor candidate Scott Smith violated a no-contact order was not held Thursday because Smith failed to appear.

August 21, 2014 8:30 pm

State police to conduct checkpoint in Porter County on Friday

Indiana State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Porter County Friday night.

August 19, 2014 9:41 am
Police: Chicago woman killed when semi slams stopped car on I-65

Police: Chicago woman killed when semi slams stopped car on I-65

CROWN POINT | A Chicago woman was killed and three others injured late Friday when a semi slammed into a vehicle stopped on the shoulder of northbound Interstate 65.

August 16, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Truck driver airlifted after Toll Road crash

A truck driver was airlifted with life-threatening injuries after his semi sideswiped a second semi and went into a ditch along the Indiana Toll Road Friday night.

August 16, 2014 12:30 pm

Troopers investigate shooting involving patrolman in E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago police officer could return to patrol as early as Wednesday after firing his gun during a traffic stop last weekend, an official said.

August 12, 2014 6:45 pm
Purdue doctoral student recognized for stopping identity theft

Purdue doctoral student recognized for stopping identity theft

U.S. Homeland Security Investigations recently recognized Rachel Sitarz, a Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security Ph.D candidate in cyber forensics at Purdue University, for her efforts in support of a nationally coordinated investigation in 2012.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Trooper injured on Borman by hit-and-run driver

HAMMOND | An Indiana State Police trooper was injured early Saturday by a hit-and-run driver who fled on foot before being captured, according to State Police.

August 02, 2014 11:15 am

Hobart man killed in crash on ramp from I-80/94 to I-65

GARY | A Hobart man was killed Wednesday when his motorcycle hit the back of a semi on the ramp from eastbound Interstate 80/94 to southbound Interstate 65, police said.

July 30, 2014 11:30 pm

Portage man arrested on DUI charge after hitting cop car, fleeing

GARY | A Portage man was arrested Wednesday after he drove into a state trooper's car while the trooper was inside and fled west on I-80/94, police said.

July 30, 2014 7:15 pm
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