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2 Dead After Gary Homicide, Police Seek Help Locating Suspects

CHICAGO (CBS)– A surveillance camera captured video of two men near the scene of a double murder in Gary, Indiana on Saturday night. Now, police are asking the public’s help in identifying and locating the men.


Double homicide victims identified, including 13-year-old boy

GARY — A 13-year-old boy was among two people shot and killed Saturday night at their residence at 6826 East Third Avenue, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office. The boy was identified Monday morning as Lavell Edmond, according to the coroner.


Young boy, woman fatally shot in Gary home

GARY, IN. (WLS) -- Police in Gary, Indiana are investigating a double homicide after two people were found fatally shot. According to police, they were call to East Third Avenue off of the Dunes Highway around 8 p.m. Saturday.


2 charged in fatal shooting of Chicago Police Officer John Rivera

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting of off-duty Chicago Police Officer John River, police announced Monday. Police said 24-year-old Menelik Jackson of South Holland and 32-year-old Jovan Battle of Chicago have each been charged with first-degree murder. Police said Jacks


Indiana American Water rates to rise by 8 percent in deal

Customers of Indiana American Water would see their bills increase by nearly 8 percent by mid-2020 under a proposed settlement agreement the utility has reached with consumer advocates, industrial customers and other parties.


Portage murder case going to trial 7 years after shooting death

VALPARAISO — A trial has been scheduled Oct. 22 for a 48-year-old Merrillville woman charged a second time with arranging the 2012 murder-for-hire killing of Portage resident Carl Griffith Sr.


The (low) cost of doing business in Lake County

It’s no surprise The Region’s business climate is often ranked among the best in the Midwest. The relatively small cost of doing business here always has been a major draw for investors and companies looking to serve their bottom line while catering to employees and clients.


Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Robbing, Sexually Assaulting College Student

CHICAGO (CBS)– Bond was denied for a Chicago man suspected in the kidnapping, armed robbery, and sexual assault of a 21-year-old female college student. Justin Dalcollo, 34, appeared in court Monday morning. He was charged with one count of aggravated Kidnapping, one count of armed robbery and one c


Hobart Mayor Details Company Expansions, Job Opportunities

HOBART - Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor announced a $60 million equipment addition and operations expansion by candy company Albanese during his state of the city address Wednesday. Our partners atThe Times of Northwest Indiana report he also said Wynright Corp, a provider of material handling systems,


1-year-old shot, mother killed and father critically injured in West Pullman shooting

CHICAGO -- One person is dead, and two others, including a one-year-old boy, are wounded after a shooting on Chicago’s Far South Side. The husband, wife and their son were sitting in a parked vehicle around 1 a.m. Monday at 117th and Laflin in the West Pullman neighborhood.


Michael Avenatti charged with extortion, bank and wire fraud

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors have charged Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud. He has been placed under arrest. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


Slain cop targeted because he was Hispanic; hate crime charges possible: Johnson

The man accused of killing a Chicago Police officer had gotten into an altercation with a group of Hispanic men about an hour earlier, then shot the cop because he was “the first Hispanic he saw,” CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson said Monday.


Alleged drunk driver said she crashed car 'because I know what the coroner looks like,' police say

PORTAGE — A 36-year-old Chicago woman faces a charge of battery to a police officer after crashing her vehicle in a ditch while allegedly driving drunk and saying she drove off the road "because I know what the coroner looks like."


2 accused of hauling 151 pounds of pot plead not guilty

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Two Indiana residents who authorities say were caught in South Dakota with 151 pounds of marijuana in a rental truck have pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges.


Cop whose slurs were recorded quits Hammond

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) | A white police sergeant who spent 26 years with the Hammond department has resigned while under investigation for homophobic and racist comments while off duty at a bar.


2 unclaimed $50,000 Powerball tickets expiring soon

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Hoosier Lottery says two unclaimed Powerball tickets will be expiring next month. The lottery states that all Hoosier Lottery draw game prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing.

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Griffith a friendly town where people feel safe

GRIFFITH — The town has adopted what Council President Rick Ryfa called “a citizen- and business-friendly attitude that makes the move to Griffith a pleasurable experience.”


4 killed, 10 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

At least 14 people were shot, four of them fatally, across Chicago this weekend. Early Saturday morning, a young, off-duty Chicago police officer was killed in an apparently random shooting in River North.


Indiana Town Names That Make You Say “HUH?!”

Have you ever drove through Indiana and saw a sign that welcomes you to a town, but you had no idea how to even pronounce the name of the town?. After doing a little research, I have found quite a few of those towns. Some may be a little easier for you to pronounce if you are from that area or are f


Silver Alert issued for 2-year-old Indiana girl believed to be in extreme danger

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 2-year-old Indiana girl believed to be in extreme danger and in need of medical assisstance. The Cambridge City Police Department is looking for Zoey Dawn Nash, who was last seen Sunday around 1 p.m., according to India