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Hammond Sportsplex draws a hundred of division 1 coaches 2 weeks into opening

“What the mayor's goal was with the Sportsplex was to have leagues and camps using the facilities Monday through Thursdays and during the weekends have these types of big tournaments where people come out for the weekend, stay in local hotels and eat at nearby restaurants,” Taillon said. “Events lik

NWI.COM - 2018-10-21 01:00:00

1 man dead after shootout erupts in Gage Park: police

He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with a bullet in his left shoulder, police said, and was later pronounced dead.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-21 01:09:27

Man charged in 1999 Hammond double murder

An alleged member of the Latin Kings gang has been charged with the 1999 murders of two men in Hammond, Ind., U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana Thomas Kirsch said Friday. Jeremiah Farmer is accused of beating Marion Lowry, 74, and Harvey Siegers, 67, to death with a small sledge ham

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-10-19 14:49:37

Things To Do This Weekend In And Around Chicago: Oct. 19-21

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO)– Fall is here Chicago and Halloween is right around the corner. This weekend hosts a variety of events to enjoy all things fall and to get an early start on Halloween festivities.It is also a busy weekend for Chicago sports with the Chicago Bull, Chicago Bears and Chicago Bl

RADIO.COM - 2018-10-19 13:43:27

Prosecutors: Hammond man who sexually abused 2 girls deserves to go away for 'a very long time'

David P. Geary, 50, allegedly told one of the underage female victims quite callously that she would “make a great wife someday” while forcing her into sex acts, prosecutors wrote in a sentencing memorandum Friday.

NWI.COM - 2018-10-19 22:00:00

Construction of new high school on Hammond High grounds signals new era

With the striking of shovel on dirt, the School City of Hammond took a big step towards the 21st century, simultaneously marking the beginning of the end for the more than century-old Hammond High School.The official groundbreaking on Tuesday for the new high school in Hammond gathered the community

NWI.COM - 2018-10-19 23:00:00

Chicago Police Suspect Foul Play in Case of Missing Pregnant 26-Year-Old

Coles, who is three months pregnant, went missing on Oct. 2 after she was captured walking outside of her South Side Chicago neighborhood in her work uniform. She had called out of work that morning, however.

INSIDEEDITION.COM - 2018-10-20 14:21:00

Woman wounded in Hammond shooting

HAMMOND — A 30-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting earlier this week, police said.Hammond police were dispatched about 9 p.m. Oct. 15 to the 4900 block of Ash Avenue, Lt. Steven Kellogg said.A short time later, police were dispatched to Franciscan Health Hammond hospital to speak with a gunshot

NWI.COM - 2018-10-19 17:05:00

Mega Millions: Two People Matched 5 of 6 Winning Numbers in Illinois

Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-10-20 15:28:33

Indiana News: HAMMOND, Firearms and Drug Trafficking Ring Indicted | STL.News

HAMMOND,Indiana– U.S. AttorneyThomas L. Kirschannounces the return of a 14 count indictment that includes charges on conspiracy to straw purchase firearms, distribution of methamphetamine and cocaine and the possession of firearms by felons.

WWW.STL.NEWS - 2018-10-19 18:13:08

Photo, Audio: ‘A Tribute to Carey Mulligan’ at the 54th Chicago International Film Festival

CHICAGO– She’s a memorable talent in a different age of movie stars. British-born Carey Mulligan has shown her talent for character roles, making her film debut with “Pride&Prejudice” in 2005, breaking out a year later with “An Education,” and taking on a number of parts as an American in “Drive,” “

HOLLYWOODCHICAGO.COM - 2018-10-21 05:24:00

Man Holding Knife Run Over, Killed During Argument in West Town

The incident took place Friday night at the 1600 block of West Augusta Boulevard An argument in West Town turned fatal Friday night when a man with a knife was run over by the person he was arguing with. William Gonzalez, 38, began arguing with a driver of another car about 8:15 p.m. in the 1600 blo

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-10-20 14:05:13

12 Things to do in the Region this week

OCT. 12, 6 p.m., Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. 219.836.0525.


After 2 months, teacher suspended from Lyons school over attempted murder charge

The decision to place Andres Rodriguez, 38, on administrative leave was finalized in the evening, a day after a board member of Lyons School District 103 lambasted interim superintendent Patrick Patt for hiring him.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-20 01:27:46

Weekend gun violence leaves 2 dead, 6 wounded — including elderly man

An 82-year-old man was shot while taking out the trash at night, the first of eight people wounded in citywide gun violence since Friday at 5:30 p.m.In the latest reported shooting, officers were searching for the scene where a man was seriously wounded early Saturday by gunfire that reportedly came

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-20 03:56:03

Wreck on Interstate 80/94 in Hammond causes traffic delays from Kennedy Avenue to Indianapolis Boulevard

A car crash on Interstate 80/94 in Hammond has created a traffic jam for evening commuters.The crash occurred near the Kennedy exit and backed up eastbound traffic from Kennedy Avenue to Indianapolis Boulevard, according to police. No closures have been made as a result of the wreck.Details of the c


Deputies line courtroom as judge issues 26-year sentence in East Chicago shooting death

CROWN POINT — Nine armed Lake County sheriff’s deputies lined the back of the courtroom on Friday as Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced East Chicago resident Robert Currie to a total of 26 years in the Indiana Department of Correction for the shooting death of 25-year-old Ashanti Walden on June 23, 20

NWI.COM - 2018-10-19 20:30:00

Gary police investigating after man found dead from gunshot at crash scene

GARY — Police opened a death investigation Friday after finding a man dead from a gunshot wound outside his vehicle, which had run head-on into a tree in the city's Glen Park section.Gary police were called about 6 a.m. to the intersection of 36th Avenue and Harrison Street for a single-car crash wi

NWI.COM - 2018-10-19 18:00:00

State charges in copper theft case might not go forward because of federal charges

CROWN POINT — Jossean M. Echevarria, one of two men charged in both federal and state court with the theft of copper wire, appeared Friday in Lake Criminal Court before Magistrate Kathleen Sullivan.The 30-year-old Hammond resident was charged in federal court with stealing copper wire from Clayhole

NWI.COM - 2018-10-19 22:03:00

“Saturday Night Live” Legend Darrell Hammond: “I saw myself and I was like, ‘Oh my God, you are so fat'”

Comedian Darrell Hammond performs at the Comedy Cellar, Monday March 26, 2007 in New York. During a record 12 years on "Saturday Night Live," Hammond has provided pitch-perfect impressions of Donald Trump, Al Gore and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)