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Valpo man's company to cremate murder victim for free

Valpo man's company to cremate murder victim for free

A Valparaiso man will provide cremation services free of charge for the family of a teen found strangled to death in a Hammond motel Friday night.

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Coroner's office seeks family of Hammond man who died

HAMMOND | The Lake County coroner's office is seeking the public's help in finding the family of a man who died at his Hammond home earlier this month.

October 21, 2014 6:19 pm
Family raising funds to send victim's body home

Family raising funds to send victim's body home

The family of a teen found strangled to death in a Hammond motel room is working to raise funds to have the woman cremated and her remains sent home to Colorado.

October 21, 2014 1:48 pm Photos



Unidentified man found shot to death in Gary

GARY | A man was found shot to death Tuesday night in an alley in downtown Gary, officials said.

October 16, 2014 4:40 pm Related

Gary toddler's death ruled a homicide

GARY | The death of a 22-month-old Gary child Tuesday has been ruled a homicide.

October 01, 2014 11:35 am

Gary man killed in Cline Avenue crash

LAKE COUNTY | A Gary man was killed early Wednesday in a crash on Cline Avenue in the construction zone near Gary Avenue, officials said.

September 24, 2014 7:09 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

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

Police: 29-year-old woman struck, killed by drunken driver in Gary

GARY | A Gary woman died early Wednesday after a drunken driver struck her and kept going, authorities said.

September 17, 2014 7:03 pm

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

Police: Boy out fishing finds body in Calumet Twp. pond

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Authorities are investigating after a Gary man's body was found Sunday in a pond in Calumet Township, police said.

August 31, 2014 10:45 pm
Coroner asks for help in locating Hammond man's relatives

Coroner asks for help in locating Hammond man's relatives

HAMMOND | Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey is asking for the public's help in locating the next of kin of a Hammond man who died earlier this month.

August 29, 2014 10:10 am

St. John police investigating shooting that wounded man

ST. JOHN | Police are investigating a domestic dispute that reportedly left a man hospitalized with severe wounds Wednesday morning at a home in St. John.

August 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Man recently released from community corrections shot and killed in Gary

GARY | A 37-year-old man released from Lake County Community Corrections last month after serving time for dealing cocaine was shot and killed in Gary late Monday night.

August 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Body found washed up on Whiting beach ID'd as missing Chicago boater

WHITING | The body of a man found washed up on Whiting Beach was positively identified as a Chicago man who went missing from a blazing boat in late May.

July 30, 2014 8:30 pm

Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore Monday night on a Whiting beach is that of a Chicago man missing in Lake Michigan since May.

July 29, 2014 6:41 pm

Autopsy inconclusive in death of Griffith man, police say

GRIFFITH | Police said Monday they're waiting for more information about why a Griffith man died hours after a fight involving friends.

July 28, 2014 9:11 pm

Cops investigating Griffith man's death after fight with friends

GRIFFITH | A 41-year-old Griffith man died Sunday morning, hours after a fight among friends, police said.

July 27, 2014 8:30 pm
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