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Family distraught over Gary 13-year-old's homicide, stepmom says

Family distraught over Gary 13-year-old's homicide, stepmom says

A 13-year-old boy who was gunned down at his Gary home last week died in his 16-year-old brother's arms as his other siblings looked on, the teen's stepmother said Thursday.

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Authorities seeking tips to identify Gary homicide victim

GARY | Police and Lake County coroner's investigators on Tuesday released information they hope will help them identify a man who was gunned down Oct. 15 in an alley in downtown Gary.

October 29, 2014 8:20 pm

Police: Gary man, 44, beaten with bat, shot during melee

GARY | A Gary man was hit in the head with a baseball bat and shot in the chest Saturday during an argument in Gary's Black Oak neighborhood, police said.

October 29, 2014 8:15 pm

Police: Man 'checking pipes,' burglarized E.C. home instead

EAST CHICAGO | A man posing as a water department employee persuaded an East Chicago woman to allow him into her home Tuesday and burglarized it while she waited near a running faucet, police said.

October 29, 2014 7:30 pm

Dolton pizza delivery driver shot during robbery, police say

DOLTON | A Domino’s Pizza employee was in critical condition after being shot Saturday in a robbery while he delivered a pizza in Dolton, police said.

October 27, 2014 10:45 pm

Portage police begin emergency hiring procedure

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Merit Board approved invoking the emergency hiring process at a recent meeting to speed up filling positions at the Portage Police Department.

October 27, 2014 4:15 pm

Police: Woman strikes utility poles, tries to flee cops

PORTAGE | A Chesterton woman was arrested Saturday morning after she struck two utility poles, according to Portage police.

October 27, 2014 12:50 pm

1 being held in fatal shooting, Gary police say

GARY | A man was in custody Sunday night following the fatal shooting of another man in the basement of a home in Gary's Glen Park area, authorities said.

October 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Driver in custody after trying to hit cop near County Line Orchard

Driver in custody after trying to hit cop near County Line Orchard

HOBART | A mud-covered man was taken into custody at the edge of a cornfield Sunday after an hours-long search in Hobart, police said.

October 26, 2014 6:36 pm
Slayings reminiscent of serial killer Urdiales

Slayings reminiscent of serial killer Urdiales

The investigation surrounding Darren Vann and a trail of dead bodies in the region last week bears eerie similarities to a serial killer captured in Hammond in 1997.

October 25, 2014 7:00 pm
BC-AP News Digest 4:10 am

BC-AP News Digest 4:10 am

The moon passes in front on the sun during the height of Thursday's partial solar eclipse in the skies above Vacaville, California. A partial solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the sun and the Earth but don't align perfectly straight. Today's eclipse will be the last one for 20…

October 24, 2014 3:12 am

E.C. woman, 82, robbed at home by two 'tree trimmers'

EAST CHICAGO | Two men who initially told an 82-year-old East Chicago woman they were trimming trees for the city later returned, forced their way inside and robbed her, police said.

October 23, 2014 7:59 pm

Police: Hatchet-wielding suspect shot by officers

NEW YORK | A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said. A bystander was wounded in the gunfire.

October 23, 2014 6:48 pm

Letter writer judged police without all evidence

I am writing in response to the letter from Brian Watson of Wichita, Kan. Watson seems to believe the Hammond police are guilty of some vicious crime, based on a few minutes of video he viewed on the Internet or TV.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

FBI reviews Hammond traffic stop, unreasonable force allegations

HAMMOND | Region FBI agents are reviewing the recent Hammond police traffic stop that led to allegations of unreasonable force.

October 20, 2014 7:25 pm
A benefit is held in memory of fallen Merrillville policeman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

A benefit is held in memory of fallen Merrillville policeman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Sean Dolan, a Kouts patolman, talks with friends in front of a vintage car decorated with the Merrillville police logo during an Octoberfest-themed benefit for fallen Merrillville police Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville on Saturday.

October 18, 2014 7:18 pm
A benefit is held in memory of fallen Merrillville policeman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

A benefit is held in memory of fallen Merrillville policeman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Merrillville firefighter Michael Trajkovski, left, and Merrillville Patrolman Derek Diehl pull chicken off the grill during a benefit for fallen Merrillville police Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville on Saturday.

October 18, 2014 7:18 pm
A benefit is held in memory of fallen Merrillville policeman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014.
Stephanie Dowell, The Times

A benefit is held in memory of fallen Merrillville policeman Nickolaus Schultz at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Shirts with the name of fallen Merrillville police officer Nickolaus Schultz were for sale during an Octoberfest-themed benefit in his memory at Catch 22 in Merrillville, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

October 18, 2014 7:19 pm
People protest against police brutality in front of City Hall in Hammond, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014.
Stephanie Dowell, The Times

People protest against police brutality in front of City Hall in Hammond, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Chris Radjenovich, president of the Purdue University Calumet Social Justice Club, (left) and Social Justice Club member Chris Steele (right) talk during a protest outside City Hall in Hammond, Ind. Saturday October 18, 2014. The rally, organized by the Social Justice Club at Purdue Universi…

October 18, 2014 1:33 pm
Hammond police actions spark rally

Hammond police actions spark rally

Akili Jones, 13, of Portage, center left, and Natalia Salazar, 14, of Munster, hold a sign during a protest Saturday outside Hammond City Hall.

October 18, 2014 1:32 pm
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