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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. 

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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

Dana Hayes

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

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

Martreli Smith

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
Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer

Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer

MERRILLVILLE | When Merrillville officers forced entry into a condo Sept. 5, officials say the disgruntled evicted resident was armed with a handgun in a dark hallway waiting for a confrontation with police.  

September 12, 2014 6:30 pm Related

Man found shot to death in Gary

GARY | Gary police are investigating the apparent shooting death of a man found lying on the ground Friday morning.

September 12, 2014 5:14 pm

Cops: E.C. man shot girlfriend after she broke up with him

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago man was charged Wednesday after shooting his girlfriend in the abdomen as she broke up with him, police said.

September 11, 2014 7:00 pm
Fallen M'ville officer returns home

Fallen M'ville officer returns home

Blue ribbons lined the streets of downtown Lowell on Wednesday as the community waited for slain Merrillville police Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz to come home. 

September 10, 2014 10:05 pm Photos

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Charges dropped against second man in E.C. shooting

CROWN POINT | Charges were dismissed against a second man who had been charged in the shooting death of an East Chicago man. 

September 10, 2014 7:07 pm

Man shot in back while walking in Gary's Glen Park area

GARY | A 33-year-old man was shot by someone in a vehicle as he walked late Monday in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood, police said.

September 09, 2014 6:00 pm

Police charge two in robbery and shooting in Cedar Lake

CEDAR LAKE | Two men were charged Wednesday in connection with a robbery and shooting last week in Cedar Lake's Hilltop neighborhood, police said.

September 05, 2014 8:25 pm
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