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Chicago-based law firm opens in Hammond

Chicago-based law firm Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP opened a satellite office in Hammond to better serve ArcelorMittal and other industrial clients in Northwest Indiana. The 25-year-old trial firm employs 130 attorneys at its headquarters in downtown Chicago, in St. Louis, and in Lisle, Libertyville a

NWI.COM - 2017-11-24 14:30:00

Woman charged with robbing White Castle in Hammond, Ind. at gunpoint

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with the Tuesday afternoon armed robbery a northwest Indiana fast-food restaurant. About 12:15 p.m., Kristin Marie Escamilla approached the drive-thru window of a White Castle at 7921 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond Police said. Escamilla robbed the business with a b


5 most-read stories today: Police arrest woman who robbed White Castle in Hammond at drive-thru window

HAMMOND - Police have arrested a woman caught on a surveillance camera robbing a White Castle on Tuesday. Hammond police responded about 12:15 p.m. to the White Castle restaurant at 7921 Indianapolis Blvd., located just south of Interstate 80/94. Employees said a white or Hispanic woman, armed wit


4 arrested after shots fired, car chase from Markham

Four people wanted in connection with a call of shots fired in south suburban Markham were arrested after a car chase early Friday, authorities said. Two men and two women were arrested when the pursuit ended in Oak Lawn, according to Illinois State Police. Troopers were notified of the pursuit abou

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 15:17:21

Girl possibly injured in south suburban shooting, witnesses say

RIVERDALE - A shooting in south suburban Riverdale may have injured a young girl, according to preliminary reports. Witnesses on the scene say a young girl between the ages of 10 and 12 may have been injured in a shooting around 8:30 p.m. on Edbrooke Ave. near East 139th. Riverdale police said they

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-24 04:36:45

STEVE HANLON: Run'n and gun'n in green

WHITING - How many high school basketball players would love to play for a coach who didn't care what kind of shot you took, or how often? Well, almost. I traveled to The Cabin at Clark High School on Friday night to take in one of the Region's top school rivalries in almost every sport. The Whiting

NWI.COM - 2017-11-25 04:00:00

Man charged after shooting at cemetery service for homicide victim

A man was charged in a shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen Park gravesite of a man who was gunned down days earlier in Palos Heights. Officers were called about 2:50 p.m. to a report of shots fired at Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park police said. Two male suspects were

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 22:51:00

Teen Shot To Death On Thanksgiving In Park Forest

PARK FOREST, IL - Police in Park Forest are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in Park Forest on Thanksgiving Day. Kiante Albert of Park Forest was found with a gunshot wound after police say he was show while traveling in a vehicle by an offender who was in another vehicle. Pol

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:04:53

Worship Guide for Nov. 25 through Dec. 1

LOCAL SERVICES Brashers Chapel Church, 1631 Brasher's Chapel Road, Albertville: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 3, musical, "We Have a Savior"; 5 p.m. Dec. 10, Children's Choir production, "'Twas the Night before Christmas" Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 33540 U.S. Highway 231, Ashville: 3 p.m. Sunday, Annua

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 19:45:35

Thank our lawmakers for the Iron Bowl

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) is pulled down by Auburn defensive back Javaris Davis (31) during the Iron Bowl. Bill Wilson / The Anniston StarBill Wilson / The Anniston Star One way or another, nearly everything in Alabama boils down to two items: politics and football. We can debate which is

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-24 21:00:00

Look Back ... to anticipation of a blackout, 1942

Nov. 24, 1942, in The Star:W. T. Morton, chief air raid warden on the Calhoun County Civilian Defense Committee, today advised his 450 wardens scattered throughout the county that they are still expected to go into action during the emergency blackout that's being planned for an unannounced time in

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-24 15:15:00

Wellington hosts Redneck Christmas Parade, raising funds for community center

There can be no parade more dignified, more soulful, more reverent than one conducted by rednecks, for rednecks. The Wellington community, east of Glencoe, is conducting just such a parade for their fifth year in a row Dec. 2, starting at 11 a.m. outside the Methodist church at 1581 A.P. Hollingswor

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-25 01:34:35

Drug, alcohol and suicide deaths projected to jump in state over next decade

After years battling drug abuse and addiction in Calhoun County, the 33-year-old had a son, which helped him put his priorities in order. Ezell moved to Randolph County where he could more easily get a ride to work. He was clean for 18 months. In May Ezell had a momentary relapse. He took a dose of


People of Etowah: Shane Ellison

Gadsden has always been home for me. What is your occupation? City administration. For those that don't know what that entails, come spend a day at city hall working in the mayor's office with me. You'll either love it or hate it, but you won't be bored! What made you decide to work in your field?


Anniston man indicted on multiple sex crimes

A grand jury in Calhoun County indicted an Anniston man on multiple sex crime charges. The five-count indictment against 65-year-old James Lynn Roper is for rape, sodomy and incest. The indictment alleges the sex crimes involved a child younger than 12 and happened over a five-year period from 2010

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Thanksgiving meal provided for needy in Anniston

She left with a full stomach and a smile on her face. "I'm not leaving here hungry," Morgan said after enjoying a free Thanksgiving dinner. "I'm thankful for this meal because if it was not for this, I wouldn't have had dinner today." Morgan was one of many Anniston residents fed for free during the

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-23 21:40:00

Lab report: Officer exposed to pure fentanyl

A Rowan County Sheriff's deputy is lucky to be alive now that police know what caused him to turn ill in August while serving a search warrant. Earlier this year on Wednesday, Aug. 2, the sheriff's office executed a search on Shelly L. White, 40, at Dry Creek Estates, a mobile home park at 275 McBra

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Gateway Community Action offers helping hand to communities

Within the last fiscal year, thousands of individuals in Montgomery and surrounding counties have received comprehensive services through a local agency to help them move toward self sufficiency. Gateway Community Action is part of a 1,000 member Community Action Partnership and has served Montgomer

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:47:00

$1.1 million project near completion

The Marvin Moore Multipurpose Complex is essentially complete. According to Peter Fisher of Ross-Tarrant Architects, minus a few punch list items, the $1.1 million project is finished. Fisher spoke to the Rowan County Board of Education during Tuesday's regular meeting. He says crews recently finish

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Editorial: Did mercy rob justice in Bergdahl case?

Like many Americans, we were disappointed, even angry, earlier this month when a military judge spared Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from prison for walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009, sentencing him to a dishonorable discharge and a reduction in rank but no time behind bars. Deserting your unit

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00