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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
RICH JAMES: Razy Gary buildings to address crime

RICH JAMES: Razy Gary buildings to address crime

Gary is a breeding ground for gangs, drugs and violence. It doesn’t need to hang out a welcome sign. The bad guys know.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond carjacking suspect arrested after Chicago crash

HAMMOND | A carjacking suspect who led police on a chase Thursday night through northern Lake County was apprehended on Chicago's West Side after crashing a car, police said.

September 06, 2013 7:45 pm

Police pursue carjacking suspect through Gary, Hammond

HAMMOND | Local police agencies were searching for a carjacking suspect who led officers on a pursuit through north Lake County on Thursday night.

September 05, 2013 11:00 pm
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