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Disgraced Lake sheriff's officers may remain free awhile longer

HAMMOND | The U.S. attorney's office on Wednesday sought to delay when two former Lake County sheriff's officers expected to testify at a gun dealer's trial must report to prison.

September 24, 2014 10:25 pm

E.C. gang member seeks sentencing delay; newly discovered evidence cited

HAMMOND | Attorneys cited the discovery of new evidence in support of their request Wednesday to delay sentencing for an Imperial Gangster convicted in January of murder, conspiracy to deal drugs and racketeering.

September 24, 2014 9:15 pm

Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter set for April trials

HAMMOND | A federal magistrate granted a request Tuesday by Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist, his wife and stepdaughter to delay their trials until April.

September 23, 2014 10:00 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
Dolton vet, employee charged with animal cruelty

Dolton vet, employee charged with animal cruelty

DOLTON | A veterinarian and his employee were charged Tuesday after police found four dead dogs and several more emaciated pets at the Dolton Animal Hospital, officials said.

September 23, 2014 7:45 pm Photos


Lake Station man wants to withdraw pleas in alleged tax fraud scheme

HAMMOND | A Lake Station man wants to withdraw his guilty pleas in an alleged tax fraud scheme, federal court records show.

September 23, 2014 7:14 pm

E.C. man shot multiple times dies

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man was gunned down Monday night near 144th Street and Olcott Avenue, police said.

September 22, 2014 11:10 pm

Woman struck and killed by semi on U.S. 30 in Valpo

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Sheriff's Department was investigating a fatal crash late Monday on U.S. 30 at County Road 325 East, a spokesman said.

September 22, 2014 10:57 pm

Gary man admits selling drugs while free on bond

HAMMOND | A Gary man pleaded guilty Monday to dealing drugs while he was free on bond following his indictment in U.S. District Court.

September 22, 2014 10:46 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

2 stabbed during disturbance in Gary, police say

GARY | Two men were stabbed early Sunday during a disturbance in Gary's Tolleston neighborhood, police said.

September 22, 2014 7:30 pm

Valparaiso-area man dies while hiking in Grand Canyon

A Valparaiso-area man died Friday while hiking in Grand Canyon National Park.

September 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Lansing woman dies from injuries after being hit by cab

CHICAGO| A Lansing woman died Friday from injuries she suffered when she was hit by a cab Aug. 30 in Chicago, authorities said.

September 21, 2014 9:30 pm

Juror anonimity crucial in reputed E.C. gang member trial, prosecutors say

HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors are pressing for a fully anonymous jury during the upcoming trial of a reputed Imperial Gangsters member facing the death penalty.

September 21, 2014 8:39 pm
Walkers 'spread the news' about Alzheimer's disease, support

Walkers 'spread the news' about Alzheimer's disease, support

MERRILLVILLE | The Walk to End Alzheimer's brought together more than 600 people Sunday, but the event's reach extended far beyond the grounds of Hidden Lake County Park, participants said.

September 21, 2014 7:30 pm Photos


Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

HAMMOND | A man was fired from his job and his bond was revoked in a criminal case this week after he made comments on Facebook advocating violence against Hammond police.

September 18, 2014 9:30 pm Photos


Two accused of burglarizing storage site at Gary airport

CROWN POINT | Two men were charged Thursday in connection with a burglary at a Gary/Chicago International Airport storage building.

September 18, 2014 7:40 pm

Police: Man left stolen Audi running to rob Radio Shack

CROWN POINT | A Dolton man drove to a Griffith Radio Shack in a stolen Audi and left it running while he went inside and robbed the store, court records allege.

September 18, 2014 6:36 pm

Reputed gang member fights motion to keep jurors' identities secret

HAMMOND | Attorneys for a reputed Imperial Gangsters member facing the death penalty say there is insufficient evidence to support the government's request that jurors' identities be kept from their client.

September 18, 2014 4:47 pm

Man robbed by 3 after he let them in his home, Gary police say

GARY | A 28-year-old man let three people he didn't know very well into his home Monday and they robbed him, Gary police said.

September 17, 2014 8:30 pm
Gary police, firefighters rally for higher wages

Gary police, firefighters rally for higher wages

GARY | More than 60 city police officers and firefighters picketed Tuesday outside Gary City Hall to seek pay raises and better equipment.

September 16, 2014 10:15 pm Photos



Police: Man struck resident's face with sword, repeatedly stabbed truck

GRIFFITH | An officer on Monday used a Taser to subdue a Griffith man who used an 18-inch blade to strike a man in the face and repeatedly stab his truck, court records show.

September 16, 2014 8:00 pm

Police: Pair attacked man with knife after asking him for change

GARY | When a 38-year-old man told two males he didn't have any change late Monday, they attacked him and one of them cut his forearm with a knife, Gary police said.

September 16, 2014 7:30 pm

2 hurt in crash on eastbound Indiana Toll Road near Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY | Two people were taken to a hospital Tuesday after a rollover crash on the Indiana Toll Road near Michigan City, police said.

September 16, 2014 5:30 pm

Police: Woman hit with gun and robbed of purse in Gary

GARY | A woman was struck in the head with a gun and robbed of her purse Saturday in Gary, police said.

September 15, 2014 7:40 pm
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