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Gary man reaches plea deal in bank robbery cases

HAMMOND | A Gary man suspected in two Merrillville bank robberies reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors Thursday.

September 18, 2014 8:22 pm
Mourners say farewell to Merrillville officer

Mourners say farewell to Merrillville officer

Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz was laid to rest as police officers, relatives, and friends said their final good-byes.

September 15, 2014 7:11 pm
Bomb Dog Sniffs for Explosives at Merrillville Municipal Complex

Bomb Dog Sniffs for Explosives at Merrillville Municipal Complex

A specially trained bomb sniffing dog and his handler investigate the perimeter of the Merrillville Municipal Complex late Wednesday afternoon. A bomb threat was received around 3:30, just a half hour after fallen Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz's funeral procession had gone by.

September 10, 2014 6:20 pm
Merrillville Municipal Complex evacuated after bomb threat

Merrillville Municipal Complex evacuated after bomb threat

A bomb sniffing dog searches the area Wednesday afternoon around fallen Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz's squad car that was parked near Broadway at the Merrillville Municipal Complex after a bomb threat was received around 3:30.

September 10, 2014 6:20 pm
Region police escort slain M'ville officer's body to Chicago

Region police escort slain M'ville officer's body to Chicago

CHICAGO | Some police officers fought back tears and construction workers removed their hard hats Tuesday during a procession for fallen Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

September 09, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Merrillville police officer dies from gunshot wound

Merrillville police officer dies from gunshot wound

MERRILLVILLE | Police Patrolman 2nd Class Nickolaus Schultz died Sunday, less than two days after being shot by a man wearing body armor and waiting in ambush inside a Merrillville condo unit, authorities said.

September 07, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Police look to connect with residents through crime maps

Police look to connect with residents through crime maps

When Griffith police posted an interactive crime map for June on Facebook last month, residents were quick to commend the department.

August 05, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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M'ville man dies of gunshot wound at Methodist Hospital

MERRILLVILLE | A man police found with a gunshot wound in a tidy neighborhood of Merrillville homes late Friday night later died at Methodist Hospital Southlake.

July 19, 2014 2:30 pm
Elderly woman stabbed to death at Methodist hospital; husband killed in Gary

Elderly woman stabbed to death at Methodist hospital; husband killed in Gary

MERRILLVILLE | A person of interest is in custody following the stabbing death of a female patient at The Methodist Hospitals' Southlake campus in Merrillville early Friday.

July 11, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Elderly woman stabbed to death at Methodist hospital; husband killed in Gary

Elderly woman stabbed to death at Methodist hospital; husband killed in Gary

MERRILLVILLE | A person of interest is in custody following the stabbing death of a female patient at The Methodist Hospitals' Southlake campus in Merrillville early Friday.

July 11, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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High speed chase ends in empty gas tank for Lake Station suspect

MERRILLVILLE | A high-speed pursuit on Interstate 65 late Tuesday was a gas guzzler, Merrillville police said.

June 25, 2014 5:23 pm

Suspect held in Merrillville Chase Bank robbery

MERRILLVILLE | A 52-year-old man who described himself as homeless is in custody and facing charges of robbing the Chase Bank at 7925 Taft Street on Friday.

June 06, 2014 11:45 pm

M'ville police file formal charges in attempted murder case

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville Police filed formal charges of attempted murder and attempted robbery resulting in serious bodily injury against a Chicago man following a May 15 shooting.

May 30, 2014 6:00 pm
Merrillville Police news conference

Merrillville Police news conference

Merrillville's Chief of Detectives Robert Wiley spoke with the media regarding the investigation of the murder of Piatak Meats employee Andrew Fugate on Nov. 4, 2013. Diane Cash, grandmother of the victim, also spoke with the media.

February 24, 2014 3:07 pm
Police release video of SUV involved with murder

Police release video of SUV involved with murder

Merrillville Police released surveillance video of a white or light-colored SUV they believe was used by suspects involved in the murder of Piatak Meats employee Andrew Fugate on Nov. 4, 2013.

February 24, 2014 12:44 pm

EDITORIAL: Honest reaction become teachable moment

What would you do if you found $4,000 cash, just sitting in a parking lot?

August 23, 2013 12:00 am
Merrillville is a great place to shop, eat, visit, live

Merrillville is a great place to shop, eat, visit, live

In the early 1970s, a rumor was going around that Gary wanted to annex part of unincorporated Merrillville. The citizens wanted to remain a small town, so they called all of the homeowner associations and businesses to meet at Harrison Junior High School. At the meeting they came to a consen…

July 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Shots fired near Planned Parenthood

Shots fired near Planned Parenthood

Robert Byrd with the Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force talks to media regarding shooting near Planned Parenthood in Merrillville.

May 20, 2013 7:44 pm

Public safety agencies seek to meet FCC bandwidth mandate

Some public safety departments in Northwest Indiana are already prepared to meet the FCC's Jan. 1 deadline for narrowbanding. Some -- like Portage -- are in midstream, and others are still investigating what they have to do to meet the deadline.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am
Audit says $310,325 missing from Merrillville Town Court

Audit says $310,325 missing from Merrillville Town Court

INDIANAPOLIS | A former Merrillville Town Court employee is accused of diverting $310,325 in traffic ticket, ordinance violation and misdemeanor bond payments.

September 27, 2011 12:30 pm Related
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