K-9 Gino, 9, was born in November 2011 in Bergheim, France. He officially joined the ranks of the Griffith Police Department's patrol division on June 1, 2013, police said.
Griffith police are awaiting results from the Indiana Department of Toxicology that would determine if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
It appeared that there was no known intent in the shooting, police said.
Most recently in mid-January, Griffith officers took advantage of the decreased foliage and frozen water to search again, but no evidence or leads were found.
The man told police the suspect fired a gun at him, striking his car, after the man got back into his car because the suspect threatened him.
Griffith police will host a pop-up coffee shop 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at department headquarters, 115 N. Broad Street. All funds raised at the event will help the department support St. Jude's mission.
To date, no one is in custody, but detectives continue to investigate, police officials said.
Griffith police and FBI officers responded to the bank early Friday for a reported robbery, officials say.
Officers found small-caliber spent shell casings at the scene.
The man will face charges of felony intimidation, stalking and resisting law enforcement, police said.
A resident told police they heard gunshots fired at an apartment complex and saw 3 males flee the area, officials said.
A man who died while teaching his daughter how to ride a motorcycle at Griffith Park Plaza was identified Monday.
Griffith police are investigating an incident in which a man said his vehicle was shot several times outside his home, officials said.
Recent interviews with agency leaders spotlighted the inherit challenges in recruitment and retention in a historically white- and male-dominated career field.
After claiming he crashed his vehicle into her garage, he asked to use her bathroom. Once inside her home, he stole jewelry, police said.
Police arrested a 19-year-old Griffith man in connection with the stabbing of a 4-year-old child Wednesday. Initial reports indicated the child is 6 years old; however, police said Thursday she is 4.
On Wednesday evening officers were called to an armed robbery in the 1700 block of Park West Boulevard.
One person has been taken into custody for the stabbing Wednesday night, police reported.
If you’re among the thousands who attend parades, athletic events or the St. Thomas More Parish Festival, you’ve probably seen the youthful members of Munster Police Explorers Post No. 197 helping with security checks, assisting at traffic stops or guiding drivers safely through congestion at street closures or accident scenes.
The video shows the rail crossing at South Broad Street in Griffith near the popular biking and walking hub known as the Erie Lackawanna Bike Trail.
The investigation is active and no one has been taken into custody yet, police said.
The woman was last seen at 6 a.m. Saturday walking away from her group home near 35th Avenue and Cline Avenue in Griffith.
The execution of the search warrant at the Griffith gas station followed an investigation into employees suspected of selling illegal narcotics, police said.
State and local authorities converged at the AP Advanced gas station at 305 W. Ridge Road in Griffith.