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UPDATE: Police release photo of Jeep, deer collision that sent driver to hospital

A 19-year-old was airlifted after a deer crashed through her windshield. A county detective driving behind the car jumped into action as medics were en route.  Read more

Crime and Courts

Man charged with raping 17-year-old after offering her a ride

CROWN POINT — A Griffith man was charged Wednesday with raping a 17-year-old girl July 31 after offering to give her a ride … Read more

Local News

Family asks for help in locating 16-year-old girl last seen Jan. 5

A 16-year-old girl was reported missing this week after she was last seen on Jan. 5 at her father’s Hammond home.  Read more

Crime and Courts

Woman found dead in Merrillville hotel homicide has been identified, coroner says

A woman found dead Sunday at a hotel near the Interstate 65/U.S. 30 interchange has been identified. Read more

Crime and Courts

Police open homicide investigation after woman found dead

MERRILLVILLE — A woman was found dead Sunday at a hotel near the Interstate 65/U.S. 30 interchange, officials said. Read more

Crime and Courts

UPDATE: Man killed in shootout linked to M'ville hotel homicide, sources say

The suspect, whom Gary police declined to identify, was described as a black male in his late 20s. Sources with knowledge of the investigation say the suspect was a person of interest in a Merrillville homicide. Read more

Crime and Courts

Loved ones raise funds for family of slain DJ whose death left community brokenhearted

Known as "Dallas Prime" or "TJ" by friends and family, Wydallas Tobar was described as a dedicated dad and a talented DJ who was always there to lend a hand.  Read more

Crime and Courts

Hammond woman pleads guilty to 4-month-old daughter's beating death

She wasn’t questioned Thursday and didn’t provide any explanation for the crime.  Read more

Crime and Courts

Crown Point man accused in fatal drunken driving crash, police say

He has been tentatively charged with operating while intoxicated causing death, a level 5 felony, according to police. Read more

Crime and Courts

Former nurse charged with swiping pain pills from Hammond hospital

Franciscan Health began an investigation of the nurse after receiving a complaint from a patient who was in the hospital after being hit by a payloader, according to court records. Read more

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