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EAST CHICAGO | The federal trial of the former director of the East Chicago Public Library was pushed back to August while both parties continue negotiations on a plea deal, according to court records.
HAMMOND | At least two people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash and shooting Sunday outside the North Hammond Walmart, police said.
DYER | A Dyer man was killed Thursday in a construction accident at Northwestern University, officials said.
CROWN POINT | Nearly 10 years worth of payroll records of the Lake County surveyor's office were subpoenaed recently by federal agents, officials said.
LOWELL | An 86-year-old man died late Monday after accidentally setting himself on fire, officials said.
GARY | Orland Park police are searching for a Gary man who is the second suspect in a home invasion and shooting.
HAMMOND | A popular Purdue University-Calumet professor and former paint manufacturing businessman died last week.
HAMMOND | A 21-year-old man was killed after being gunned down early Sunday at a party on the 600 block of Sibley Street in Hammond, police said.
DOLTON | A Dolton police officer was convicted in federal court Thursday on charges he used excessive force on two people leaving a nightclub in May 2009.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A judge has frozen the assets of the former business manager of Lake Ridge Schools amid allegations he pocketed more than $130,000 of school funds, officials said.
MUNSTER | Snapshots of George T. Okamoto's life — from his time as a soldier to being a grandfather — lined a blackboard at his memorial Monday.
HAMMOND | A Hammond man injured in a house fire in the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue died late Saturday, officials said.
HAMMOND | An alleged Latin King gang member was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Thursday in a sweeping racketeering case.
MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City man accused of beating to death a 4-year-old boy was sentenced to 40 years in prison, officials said.
MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., introduced a bill last week that would require the government to use U.S.-made steel for public projects.
HAMMOND | Three people were charged in federal court with mail fraud and are accused of illegally obtaining vehicles that were later resold, according to court documents.
CRETE | Region native Shannon McQueen is a busy woman.
EAST CHICAGO | Police saw an increase in property crimes and a decrease in violent crime during the first three months of the year.
LAKE STATION | David Beckham was driving Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 65 to his daughter's track meet when he spotted a wandering horse on the road.
GARY | A Crown Point man was arrested Wednesday and is accused of selling insurance without a broker's license to the elderly in Gary, police said.
GARY | A Gary parent is seeking answers to why her son was injured Tuesday during an altercation with a resource officer at Lew Wallace STEM Academy.
GRIFFITH | Police released photos Wednesday of a man believed to be the suspect in the homicide of Mary C. Austgen.
GRIFFITH | Fire crews were working Tuesday night to put out a brush fire near the 900 block of Avenue H in Griffith.
HAMMOND | Officials are investigating two separate house fires that occurred early Monday and appear to have been started intentionally.
EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago wants to regain ownership of four properties previously sold to the city for $1 each.
CALUMET CITY | A 20-year-old man was charged Thursday in the homicide of a Hammond teen, police said.
MUNSTER | Promila Mehta-Paul’s Munster home was once swarmed with investigators searching for evidence that could lead them to her.
GARY | A man was shot to death and another was injured Sunday afternoon on the 2550 block of West 13th Avenue in Gary, police said.
EAST CHICAGO | The brother of the East Chicago mayor was stabbed to death Sunday morning, officials said.
GARY | A mother accused of selling her baby daughter to create pornography was present when some of the abuse took place, according to an unsealed complaint in federal court.
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is featured in a video produced by Mayors Against Illegal Guns demanding stronger gun regulations.
HAMMOND | Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against an alleged gang member accused of aiding in the homicides of six people.
EAST CHICAGO | A 61-year-old man was stabbed 10 times Wednesday night outside his apartment by a homeless man, police said.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Firefighters were still battling a blaze at 8:30 p.m. in an abandoned warehouse but Fire Chief Jamie Angell said there were no reported injuries or fatalities Tuesday night.
GARY | Officials filed charges Thursday against a 17-year-old boy accused of gunning down a 32-year-old man earlier this month in Gary.
GARY | A man who had been missing since January was found dead Thursday on a Cline Avenue service road in Gary, police said.
EAST CHICAGO | Two East Chicago firefighters were injured Tuesday while putting out a fire in the 4300 block of Northcote Avenue.
CROWN POINT | The daughter of Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey was arrested Monday and accused of breaking into her mother's home, sheriff's police said.
CROWN POINT | A Crown Point man died Sunday while burning debris in his yard, officials said.
DOLTON | Police filed charges Thursday against the driver of a vehicle that a woman fell out of and was killed by a semi on the Bishop Ford Freeway.
HARVEY | Police announced Wednesday the arrest of twin brothers who are accused of killing a 20-year-old Harvey man in September.
SAUK VILLAGE | A Cook County judge Wednesday sentenced a man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a Sauk Village teen in 2008 to 75 years in prison.
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, spoke with residents by phone Thursday about three bills they say will affect residents.
EAST CHICAGO | Firefighters worked late into Tuesday night battling a blaze that gutted Daisy's Tap.
PINE TOWNSHIP | A woman was killed and six others were injured — including four children — Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 20 near County Line Road, authorities said.
LOWELL | Three people were killed in a rollover crash that sent a vehicle into a Lowell creek Monday morning.
EAST CHICAGO | A 2-year-old boy was recovering at home Sunday, a day after being wounded in a shooting that killed his father, police said.
MUNSTER | Alicia Keys belted out "The Star-Spangled Banner" through Jake Galik's car radio as he delivered pizzas to a Munster family watching the Super Bowl.
CALUMET CITY | Two people were critically injured and eight others were hurt in a six-vehicle crash Friday on Wentworth Avenue near River Oaks Drive in Calumet City, police said.
CHICAGO | A Gary native serving 60 years in prison on a murder charge was accidentally released from custody in Chicago this week.
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