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Teens killed in Harvey crash identified

The Cook County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teens killed in a crash Sunday in Harvey.

July 29, 2014 3:03 pm

Ill. lawmakers delay probe of violence program

CHICAGO | A bipartisan panel of Illinois lawmakers voted Thursday to postpone grilling people connected with Gov. Pat Quinn's anti-violence program, bowing to the wishes of the U.S. Justice Department, which has a criminal investigation underway.

July 17, 2014 4:10 pm
Attorney: Lawsuit seeking $60M to be filed in boys' drownings

Attorney: Lawsuit seeking $60M to be filed in boys' drownings

HOBART | A law firm representing the family of two Gary boys who drowned last month in an excavation pit in Hobart said Wednesday it plans to file a lawsuit seeking $60 million.

July 16, 2014 8:57 pm Photos


Panel probing Quinn program meeting next week

CHICAGO | Members of a legislative panel investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program plan to meet next week even after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct their own probe, lawmakers said Thursday.

July 10, 2014 7:56 pm

Police seeking tips after robbery at E.C. restaurant

EAST CHICAGO | Police are seeking tips following a robbery early Monday at a Mexican restaurant on Indianapolis Boulevard.

June 30, 2014 6:30 pm

Police: Man stalking ex-wife wounds her friend in leg

EAST CHICAGO | A woman's ex-husband showed up as she sat on a balcony in East Chicago early Sunday and shot a man she was sitting with in the leg, police said.

June 25, 2014 6:00 pm

Lawmaker wants probe of $33M Ill. health campaign

NAPERVILLE, Ill. | A Republican lawmaker has called for investigations into spending costs associated with promoting President Barack Obama's health care law in Illinois.

June 16, 2014 4:14 pm

Sen. Kirk wants probe of new VA hospital claims

CHICAGO | U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday there is new evidence of a "culture of corruption" at a veterans hospital in suburban Chicago and that a federal investigation of the facility should examine whether any alleged delays in treatment contributed to the deaths of patients.

May 22, 2014 3:51 pm

Police serve warrants on Gary auto salvage yard

GARY | Authorities investigating a rash of auto thefts served search warrants Tuesday on an auto salvage yard near Ninth Place and Van Buren Street.

May 20, 2014 8:30 pm

Suspicious package delays South Shore train in Gary

GARY | An investigation of a suspicious package on the platform at the Miller South Shore commuter rail station delayed a westbound train there Friday morning.

May 09, 2014 5:52 pm

C.P. cops investigating resident's mysterious head trauma

CROWN POINT | Crown Point detectives are trying to figure out how a man wound up lying in his yard unresponsive with head trauma Friday afternoon.

May 06, 2014 12:03 pm
Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.

March 27, 2014 7:06 pm Video Photos


The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Speaker Brian Bosma has called for an ethics investigation into Rep. Eric Turner's role in killing a bill that would have been bad for his family's business.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

On-site investigation planned at burned C.P. home

CROWN POINT | Officials looking into the cause of a March 12 house fire plan to meet April 1 to make a determination.

March 24, 2014 8:30 pm
Pelath questions pace of Bennett grade change investigation

Pelath questions pace of Bennett grade change investigation

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath wants to know why it's taking so long for the state ethics watchdog to determine if Republican Tony Bennett, the former superintendent of public instruction, improperly manipulated school grades prior to the 2012 election.

October 15, 2013 2:15 pm Photos


Ogden Dunes woman dies after being taken to Porter County Jail

VALPARAISO | A 30-year-old woman from Ogden Dunes died early Saturday morning at the Porter County Jail shortly after she was taken into custody. The name of the woman has not been released by the Porter County coroner.

October 12, 2013 11:00 am

Gary man shot in leg during carjacking at busy intersection

GARY | A Gary man was carjacked and shot in the leg when he stopped at a busy intersection to check on his tire.

July 31, 2013 12:45 pm

'Traffic stop' by unidentified driver prompts police inquiry

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville police are investigating a suspicious incident involving a driver who was stopped early Sunday in the 2000 block of Meadow Lane.

June 25, 2013 12:05 am

Hammond police investigating after shots fired into house

HAMMOND | Police said someone fired shots near the corner of 173rd Place and Walnut Avenue early Friday, hitting a nearby home.

August 10, 2012 8:15 pm
First Baptist Church in Hammond

First Baptist Church in Hammond

First Baptist Church in Hammond on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

July 31, 2012 4:33 pm
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