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Arizona man sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting man in the head

Arizona man sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting man in the head

CROWN POINT | Despite a man's plea for forgiveness, he was sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to shooting a man three times in the head, according to court documents. 

August 27, 2014 5:58 pm Photos

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Murder charge dismissed in slaying at E.C. gas station

CROWN POINT | A murder charge was dismissed Tuesday against an East Chicago man who was accused of fatally shooting another man in November 2013. 

August 27, 2014 5:55 pm

Troubled Rain Ultra Club closes

MERRILLVILLE | Rain Ultra Club is closed, and the Town Council has taken action to prohibit similar establishments from opening at the same location.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am
Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

Suspect in fatal shooting sentenced to 8 years in prison on separate charge

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting to breaking into a woman's home to steal electronics, according to court records.

August 26, 2014 8:45 pm

Authorities investigating what led to fatal shooting of E.C. man

EAST CHICAGO | A Whiting man is in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of an East Chicago man early Sunday, police said.

August 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

HARVEY | An Illinois Department of Corrections official defended the parole system Friday after questions arose surrounding two men charged in this week's Harvey hostage standoff that left two police officers with gunshot wounds.

August 22, 2014 1:49 pm Related

Hammond man dies from wounds suffered in bar shooting

HAMMOND | A Hammond man died Tuesday from wounds he suffered in a shooting last weekend at a bar on Hohman Avenue, officials said.

August 20, 2014 9:45 pm
Sheriff's police, coroner's office investigating death

Sheriff's police, coroner's office investigating death

Lake County sheriff's officers investigate a death Wednesday night in the 7500 block of East 117th Avenue in Winfield.

August 20, 2014 9:27 pm
Sheriff's police, coroner's office investigating death

Sheriff's police, coroner's office investigating death

Lake County sheriff's officers investigate a death Wednesday night in the 7500 block of East 117th Avenue in Winfield.

August 20, 2014 9:27 pm
Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

HARVEY, Ill. | About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as a robbery attempt.

August 20, 2014 1:34 pm Photos

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Officers shot, hostage standoff in Harvey closes nearby schools

Officers shot, hostage standoff in Harvey closes nearby schools

HARVEY | Two hostage-takers who had allegedly shot and wounded two Harvey police officers earlier Tuesday had released four of six children by 10:30 p.m., authorities said.

August 20, 2014 6:15 am Video Photos

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Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary and Lake County investigators remove a man's body Tuesday night from a crime scene in the 4800 block of Georgia Street in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood.

August 19, 2014 9:59 pm
Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Lake County investigators work late Tuesday at a homicide scene in Gary's Glen Park neighborhood. The man was shot while he was in a car at Georgia and 49th Avenue, and he crashed into a tree about a block north of the intersection, police said.

August 19, 2014 9:58 pm
Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Gary man shot, killed while driving in Glen Park

Authorities investigate in the 4800 block of Georgia Street in Gary late Tuesday after a man who was fatally shot while driving crashed into a tree there.

August 19, 2014 9:58 pm

Cedar Lake man accused of shooting dog

CROWN POINT | A 34-year-old man is charged with being a felon in possession of a handgun after allegedly shooting his wife's dog, according to court records. 

August 19, 2014 5:15 pm

Police: E.C. man may have been wounded with shotgun

EAST CHICAGO | An officer stopped a car for speeding early Sunday and found a 24-year-old passenger with a gunshot wound, police said.

August 18, 2014 4:26 pm

E.C. police seeking tips after man shot in legs offers few details

EAST CHICAGO | Officers investigating a call of shots fired early Saturday found a 24-year-old man laying on the ground who called out he'd been shot, police said.

August 18, 2014 4:27 pm

Man shot in leg while riding motorcycle, Gary police say

GARY | A 23-year-old man was shot in the leg Sunday morning in the Delaney Housing development in Gary's Midtown section, police said.

August 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Man enters Hammond bar and opens fire

HAMMOND | A man entered a Hammond bar and opened fire late Sunday, wounding one man.

August 18, 2014 9:22 am
Trucker convicted of battering M'ville off-duty officer

Trucker convicted of battering M'ville off-duty officer

CROWN POINT | A Portland, Ore., man accused of attacking an off-duty Merrillville officer was found guilty Thursday of battery resulting in bodily injury.

August 14, 2014 8:54 pm
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