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Man, 20, wounded in drive-by shooting in E.C. Harbor area

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man was shot multiple times in a drive-by early Sunday in the city's Harbor section, police said.

13 hours ago

Charges filed in weekend homicide at birthday party

HAMMOND | A 38-year-old man was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Hammond man who was celebrating his birthday, according to court records. 

16 hours ago

1 dead, 1 wounded in Gary shootings

GARY | One man was killed and another was wounded in two separate shootings late Saturday in Gary, authorities said.

September 28, 2014 9:30 pm

16-year-old boy shot in ankle in Midtown section of Gary

GARY | A 16-year-old boy was shot in the ankle late Monday in Gary's Midtown section, police said.

September 23, 2014 8:30 pm

Gary police investigate killing in Brunswick neighborhood

GARY | A man was found dead Monday in an alley in Gary's Brunswick neighborhood, authorities said.

September 22, 2014 9:36 pm
Washington Township man charged with firing gun during dispute

Washington Township man charged with firing gun during dispute

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | A Washington Township man was arrested Saturday after firing a round from a handgun and threatening to kill a man during a disturbance on his front lawn.

September 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Alleged gang members in racketeering indictment had criminal history in Lake County

HAMMOND | A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment. 

September 20, 2014 11:15 pm Related
Man sentenced to four-year prison term in fatal shooting

Man sentenced to four-year prison term in fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | A 25-year-old man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison after admitting to shooting another man in 2010, according to court records. 

September 19, 2014 5:57 pm

Whiting teen held without bond in cop's shooting

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered Jeremy Mendez held without bond in connection with the slaying of a retired Chicago cop in March.

September 18, 2014 8:20 pm
Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

CROWN POINT | An Oregon truck driver was sentenced Thursday to 20 months in prison after a Lake County jury found him guilty in the battery of an off-duty Merrillville officer. 

September 18, 2014 6:34 pm
River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

MARKHAM | An 18-year-old Sauk Village man was ordered held on $1 million bond in connection with a fatal shooting at River Oaks Center on Saturday.

September 18, 2014 2:39 pm Photos

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River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

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September 18, 2014 1:16 pm
River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

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September 18, 2014 1:17 pm
Death penalty sought against Blount

Death penalty sought against Blount

CROWN POINT | The man accused of killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield closed his eyes Wednesday as a judge read information about the state's intent to seek the death penalty against him.

September 17, 2014 11:30 am
Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

Hammond man pleads guilty in shooting death of 10-year-old son

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man admitted Tuesday to fatally shooting his 10-year-old son in 2011 before attempting to take his own life, according to court records. 

September 16, 2014 2:35 pm
Slain officer remembered for leadership

Slain officer remembered for leadership

MERRILLVILLE | On a gloomy Monday, hundreds of law enforcement officials, family members and friends gathered in Merrillville and Lowell to pay respects for slain Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

September 15, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Appeals court affirms sentence in M'ville drive-by slaying

Appeals court affirms sentence in M'ville drive-by slaying

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday upheld the 11-year prison term issued to a Merrillville teenager who participated in a fatal drive-by shooting.

September 15, 2014 5:49 pm Related

Man shot in back after fighting with group at Cal City mall, police say

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old who walked away after a fight Saturday outside the River Oaks Shopping Center was later shot by members of the opposing group in a mall walkway, police said.

September 15, 2014 5:30 pm

South Holland man shot to death in Sauk Village

SAUK VILLAGE | A 20-year-old man was gunned down Saturday in a Sauk Village, authorities said.

September 14, 2014 8:45 pm

South Holland man fatally shot at River Oaks Shopping Center

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old man died Saturday after being shot in the back at the River Oaks Shopping Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

September 14, 2014 8:45 pm
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