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Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

CROWN POINT | Michael Temores won't stand trial until early next year in the fatal crash that killed a Lansing man.  

August 22, 2014 7:45 pm
Police and community groups host Night Out Against Crime

Police and community groups host Night Out Against Crime

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department and Choice Community Council hosted the town's 19th annual National Night Out Against Crime celebration Aug. 5 at the Munster Community Pool. This year's event, an effort to promote police and community partnerships through a variety of fun and educati…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Munster man, 24, enters plea agreement in fatal crash

Munster man, 24, enters plea agreement in fatal crash

CROWN POINT | A Munster man admitted Friday to causing a crash in 2012 that killed his front-seat passenger, according to court records. 

August 18, 2014 4:30 pm

Munster police receive armored vehicle for SWAT efforts

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department has its own armored personnel carrier, free of charge, to bolster a joint SWAT effort with a neighboring department.

August 14, 2014 3:06 pm
Student safety program just around the corner

Student safety program just around the corner

MUNSTER | The Munster Jr. Historical Society, in partnership with the Munster Police Department, is presenting a student safety program entitled Whistle Away Crime (WAC) for Munster school children of all ages. This life-saving program will teach children what to do if they become lost, hurt…

August 12, 2014 3:00 pm
Drivers beware: Buses are back on the road and kids are in the zone

Drivers beware: Buses are back on the road and kids are in the zone

As the school year gets underway, thousands of buses carrying tens of thousands of students will begin flooding the streets of Northwest Indiana and south suburban Chicago. 

August 11, 2014 12:47 pm
Officer Friendly: Keeping kids safe while they are in school

Officer Friendly: Keeping kids safe while they are in school

When it comes to keeping your kids safe in school, the most important thing for parents and students is a good relationship with the school staff and the school’s resource police officer.

August 10, 2014 12:47 pm
Spend a Night Out Against Crime in Munster

Spend a Night Out Against Crime in Munster

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department and Choice Community Council invite all Munster residents to participate in the town's 19th annual National Night Out Against Crime, set for 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Munster Community Pool, 8837 Calumet Ave.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
Munster police sergeant makes bodybuilding comeback

Munster police sergeant makes bodybuilding comeback

MUNSTER | You may be cut like a Spartan statue and can move more weight than a truck can pull, but step into Quads Gym in Calumet City — the pumping grounds for some of the most formidable bodybuilders and powerlifters in the nation — and your ego may lose its girth.

July 28, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Munster police: Community input key to national accreditation

MUNSTER | Favorable crime statistics aside, the opinion of Munster residents counts for a lot in determining whether the Munster Police Department is doing a good job of keeping the town safe, municipal officials said.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Crime Watch meeting includes public forum for police re-accreditation

MUNSTER | Munster Police Department will host its quarterly Crime Watch meeting for residents at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Munster Centennial Clubhouse, 1005 S. Centennial Drive.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am
Charity softball event raises $3,000 for Cancer Resource Centre

Charity softball event raises $3,000 for Cancer Resource Centre

MUNSTER | Members of the Munster, Highland and Dyer police departments, and the Munster Fire Department, pitched, batted and raced around the bases last month in a charity softball event organized by Munster's Choice Community Council at Munster Community Park.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Police close St. Thomas More fest early after fight breaks out in crowd

MUNSTER | Police from four communities worked to shut down the St. Thomas More Parish Festival Sunday night after a fight broke out there, police said.

June 23, 2014 5:20 pm
Schools host DARE recognition

Schools host DARE recognition

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department, with the assistance of the Parent-Teacher Organizations, recently held annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education and Fifth Grade Recognition Ceremonies at Eads, Elliott  and Frank Hammond elementary schools. Almost 300 fifth-graders completed the DARE pr…

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Munster police honored by Rotary club

Munster police honored by Rotary club

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Police investigating drive-by shooting in Munster

MUNSTER | Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Friday night in the 8200 block of Highland Place. 

February 23, 2014 8:20 pm

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January 26, 2014 12:00 am
DARE graduation celebrated

DARE graduation celebrated

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department held fall semester Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation ceremonies last month at both St. Thomas More School and St. Paul Lutheran School. 

January 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cops & Kids make a holiday match

Cops & Kids make a holiday match

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department participated in its ninth annual Cops & Kids event Dec. 14 at Wal-Mart in Schererville. Munster police officers, dispatchers, and Police Explorers members took approximately 80 pre-selected children in need shopping for toys and clothing with donat…

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
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