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EDITORIAL: We endorse Buncich for Lake County sheriff

EDITORIAL: We endorse Buncich for Lake County sheriff

Lake County voters will choose between Democrat John Buncich, the incumbent sheriff, or Republican Dan Bursac on Tuesday.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am Related
East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

EAST CHICAGO | As Police Chief Mark Becker walked last week in the city's South Side neighborhood, he recognized a woman he'd spoken to after a nearby homicide.

September 02, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

Badge stickers and pencils were given to children during a police community walk in East Chicago.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm
East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police Officer Nathaniel London takes part in a community walk last Tuesday in the city's South Side neighborhood. East Chicago police and one Lake County sheriff's officer who works with the Region STOP Team participated in the walk.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm
East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker talks to a resident during a police community walk.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm
East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police Detective Will Askew and Sgt. Juan Beltran participate Tuesday in a community walk in the city's South Side neighborhood.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm
East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker talks to a resident during a police community walk.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm
East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

East Chicago police put their ears (and feet) to the pavement

This home on 151st Street in East Chicago was once home to members of the Imperial Gangsters street gang, police said. The house now stands empty following a federal indictment targeting the gang.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Some E.C. Councilmen question Region STOP Team use

EAST CHICAGO | Some members of the East Chicago City Council said they had questions about the use of the Region STOP Team, so they asked Police Chief Mark Becker to join them at a meeting.

August 19, 2014 12:00 am

Region STOP Team loses Hammond participation

EAST CHICAGO | A regional team of about 13 full-time officers from several police departments formed to attack violence and property crimes has lost its Hammond representation.

August 08, 2014 5:30 pm
Gary police chief reviewing patrol policy after officer's fatal shooting

Gary police chief reviewing patrol policy after officer's fatal shooting

GARY | A policy requiring Gary police to ride alone while patrolling the city's streets is under review following the slaying Sunday of a city officer, Police Chief Wade Ingram said Monday.

July 07, 2014 9:06 pm Photos

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Arrest made in East Chicago murder case

EAST CHICAGO | A 21-year-old resident of East Chicago was arrested and charged with the murder of Stephen Davis.

May 05, 2014 7:00 pm

East Chicago crime rate cut by 33 percent

EAST CHICAGO | Crime for the first quarter of 2014 in East Chicago is down overall, compared to the same three months in 2013.

April 29, 2014 10:16 am

Region STOP Team nets drug, weapons arrests

The Region STOP Team netted four arrests in the last two weeks while on patrol in the region.

March 20, 2014 6:09 pm

Two E.C. men arrested on drug, gun charges

EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old man is facing federal gun charges after he was arrested Friday by the Region STOP Team, police said. 

March 03, 2014 6:39 pm
Region STOP team arrests one of Lake County's most wanted

Region STOP team arrests one of Lake County's most wanted

HAMMOND | The Region STOP Team arrested one of Lake County's most wanted on Tuesday night in Hammond, East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker said.

January 29, 2014 6:03 am Related

East Chicago crime drops from 2012 figures

EAST CHICAGO | Overall crime in the city last year decreased by 6 percent compared to 2012 based on numbers reported to the FBI.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

E.C. police plan to crack down on New Year's Eve gunfire

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago residents who fire off guns during New Year's Eve might want to rethink their plans.

December 26, 2013 5:17 pm
Region Stop Team seeing progress in efforts to curb crime

Region Stop Team seeing progress in efforts to curb crime

EAST CHICAGO | It was not too long ago that the East Chicago police anonymous tip line seemed to be dormant, but then a few weeks ago came a tip that led to the seizure of marijuana and cash. 

November 14, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: All people in NWI deserve safe communities

GUEST COMMENTARY: All people in NWI deserve safe communities

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 …

October 01, 2013 12:00 am
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