CROWN POINT | Exactly a month after two people were charged in a Portage homicide in 2012, a key witness in the case was shot to death in her Gary beauty shop.
EAST CHICAGO | Police found drug residue and guns, including one reported stolen, Thursday at a residence in the 3800 block of Catalpa Street.
EAST CHICAGO | Nine new police officers were hired Thursday, Police Chief Mark Becker said.
EAST CHICAGO | Keon Kendall Brown, a senior at East Chicago Central High School, has received a plaque from Police Chief Mark Becker in recognition of the youth's heroic actions on April 6.
EAST CHICAGO | A small crowd honored East Chicago's fallen officers Wednesday and reflected on the dangers police face every day.
It was very imperative to thank East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker for accepting my invitation. The plan was to get Becker to ride one of the free East Chicago buses and “break bread” at the Salvation Army.
The basic function of police is to protect the citizenry. In East Chicago, that's being taken to a new level.
EAST CHICAGO | A 21-year-old resident of East Chicago was arrested and charged with the murder of Stephen Davis.
EAST CHICAGO | Crime for the first quarter of 2014 in East Chicago is down overall, compared to the same three months in 2013.
EAST CHICAGO | A busy Saturday morning was interrupted at First Merchants Bank, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd., about 11 a.m. when two armed people entered to rob the bank.
CROWN POINT | Heroin users can choose their poison.
It seems the controversy dogging Portage Mayor James Snyder’s decision to send snowplows into Gary a few weeks back just won’t go away.
East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker said conflicts among gangs, and between gangs and police boil down to one thing: frustration.
Northwest Indiana has entered a new era of regional cooperation when it comes to police work. It's paying off.
EAST CHICAGO | Overall crime in the city last year decreased by 6 percent compared to 2012 based on numbers reported to the FBI.
U.S. Attorney David Capp announced indictments against members of the Two Six gang during a news conference in East Chicago.
A group of Lake County law enforcement officials is publicly urging elected officials to stop squabbling and line up behind the creation of a unified E-911 public safety communications network.
We should all recognize by now that crime does not respect municipal borders; it transcends them. Crime is not mysteriously stopped by an invisible fence, preventing it from taking place in the event that the perpetrator is committing a crime in a community that is different than the one in …
Gary is a breeding ground for gangs, drugs and violence. It doesn’t need to hang out a welcome sign. The bad guys know.
The Region Stop Team is a good approach to law enforcement in Lake County. This new initiative pools police resources to improve efficiency.
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