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Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Authorities investigate in the 4800 block of Georgia Street in Gary late Tuesday after a man who was fatally shot while driving crashed into a tree there.

August 19, 2014 9:58 pm
Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary and Lake County investigators remove a man's body Tuesday night from a crime scene in the 4800 block of Georgia Street in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood.

August 19, 2014 9:59 pm
Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Lake County investigators work late Tuesday at a homicide scene in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood. The man was shot while he was in a car at Georgia and 49th Avenue, and he crashed into a tree about a block north of the intersection, police said.

August 19, 2014 9:58 pm
Police don't need warrant to test clothes seized at jail

Police don't need warrant to test clothes seized at jail

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers heading to jail, if they have time to change, might want to wear clean clothes.

August 13, 2014 1:54 pm Related
Indiana Supreme Court to hear McCowan appeal in Bach slaying

Indiana Supreme Court to hear McCowan appeal in Bach slaying

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the Sept. 16, 2011, murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, of Portage.

August 11, 2014 9:30 pm Related

Coroner: Woman found fatally shot in Gary alley

GARY | A woman was discovered fatally shot in an alley behind a residential block in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood, the Lake County coroner reported Saturday.

August 09, 2014 9:00 pm
Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

Antonio Tolbert, 41, of Gary, was found shot to death Monday inside a business at 1124 Chase St. in the city's Tolleston neighborhood, officials said.

July 28, 2014 8:07 pm
Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

Relatives of Antonio Tolbert, 41, grieve outside a business Monday at 1124 Chase St. in Gary where Tolbert was found shot to death.

July 28, 2014 8:07 pm
Appeals court knocks time off LaPorte child molester's prison term

Appeals court knocks time off LaPorte child molester's prison term

INDIANAPOLIS | A LaPorte murderer and child molester likely will die in prison, despite an Indiana Court of Appeals ruling Friday adjusting his potential time off for good behavior.

July 18, 2014 5:00 pm Related
Son charged in stabbing death of elderly mother

Son charged in stabbing death of elderly mother

CROWN POINT | The son of an 80-year-old woman found stabbed to death in her hospital room early Friday was charged Saturday with murder.

July 12, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Police search for evidence in patrolman's murder

Police search for evidence in patrolman's murder

Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement officers combed a Gary neighborhood looking for evidence in the murder of Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.

July 09, 2014 5:47 pm
Portage woman seeking to ease murder sentence

Portage woman seeking to ease murder sentence

VALPARAISO | A Portage woman is hoping to modify the 45-year prison sentence she was given in 2009 for shooting and killing an 82-year-old South Haven man that same year.

June 30, 2014 3:45 pm
Gary police investigating double homicide

Gary police investigating double homicide

A pool of blood remains at the scene of a double homicide near the rear entrance of 1630 W. 5th Ave. in Gary.

June 26, 2014 9:59 am
Gary police investigating double homicide

Gary police investigating double homicide

The scene of a double homicide near the rear entrance of 1630 W. 5th Ave. in Gary.

June 26, 2014 10:02 am
State appellate court upholds testimony of dead witness in murder case

State appellate court upholds testimony of dead witness in murder case

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge to a decision by a local judge to allow videotaped statements from a dead witness to be used in an upcoming murder trial.

June 23, 2014 12:10 pm

Authorities dispute suspect's claims he accidentally stabbed elderly woman to death

LAPORTE | A 47-year-old LaPorte man was charged with murder Tuesday in the death of a woman whose icy body was found inside a freezer in her LaPorte home.

June 17, 2014 8:30 pm
Authorities: Roommate held in death of woman whose body was found in freezer

Authorities: Roommate held in death of woman whose body was found in freezer

LAPORTE | The roommate of an elderly woman whose body was found in a freezer was being held Monday on a preliminary charge of murder, authorities said.

June 16, 2014 7:24 pm

Men indicted in fatal shooting at E.C. gas station

CROWN POINT | Two East Chicago men were indicted this week by a Lake County grand jury in the 2013 fatal shooting of Sammy Flores, according to court records. 

June 06, 2014 7:00 pm
Supreme Court likely to uphold Isom death sentence

Supreme Court likely to uphold Isom death sentence

INDIANAPOLIS | The five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court reacted skeptically Thursday to claims that judicial and prosecutorial mistakes allegedly made during Kevin Isom's death-penalty trial rise to the level of fundamental error and warrant a new trial.

May 29, 2014 1:30 pm Related

Isom triple homicide appeal headed to Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The appeal of a Gary man convicted of multiple counts of murder and condemned to three consecutive death sentences for the 2007 slaying of his wife and two stepchildren will be heard Thursday by the Indiana Supreme Court.

May 26, 2014 7:30 pm
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