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Gallery: Easter egg hunt in Hammond

Kids participated in an Easter egg hunt Saturday on the baseball field in Hammond's Hessville Park. Hammond Parks and Recreation, the Hammond Parks Foundation and the American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association sponsored the hunt.


Body Of Missing Boy, Geraldo Rodriguez, 9, Who Fell Off Paddleboat, Located In Lake

CHICAGO (CBS)– Authorities in northwest suburban Wauconda have recovered the body of Geraldo Rodriguez, 9, who fell overboard from a paddleboat Friday evening. Authorities said two boys were on a paddle boat Friday night when the high wind and rough water carried them toward the center of the lake.


Carbonated chaos spills into Hammond street

HAMMOND — Cans rolled and cases tumbled as a soda pop delivery truck let loose its carbonated contents on a busy Hammond street. A beverage delivery truck dropped several packages of pop in the roadway Friday morning as it drove on 173rd Street near Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond, an eye witness


Lead Levels In Hammond, Indiana Schools Raise Concerns

CHICAGO (CBS)–A new round of test results show potentially hazardous lead-levels in water at seven Hammond schools, and now some in the community are worried about schools that have not been tested yet.


Dayton man arrested in connection to Indiana murder, drug case

DAYTON — A 41-year-old man wanted in Indiana was tracked to his home in Dayton. Larry J. Blackstock was arrested Friday morning by the Wayne County, Indiana, Drug Task Force with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service. — Blackstock is now in the Montgomery County Jail awaiting extradition to Ri


Police still investigating Crystal Lake boy's disappearance; parents attend vigil

Neighbors of missing Crystal Lake 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund said police were back at his parents' home briefly Saturday, but authorities have provided no updates regarding the now three-day-old investigation into his disappearance.


Gallery: Lake County's Most Wanted

Here are the Lake County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted. Anyone with information about these individuals is urged to contact the Lake County Sheriff's Department at 219-755-3333, 219-755-3057, or 219-755-3311. To remain anonymous, call 1-800-750-2746.


Indiana man killed in head-on crash

JACKSON COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - An Indiana man was killed in a head-on crash near Seymour. Indiana State Police said the crash was reported around 9 p.m. Friday on State Road 258. Lamar Anderson, 61, of Vallonia hit a guardrail then crossed into the other lane. At the time of the report police did not k


Copeland, Aguilera square off for East Chicago mayoral race

EAST CHICAGO — Mayor Anthony Copeland said he is seeking re-election to his third term on a record of rebuilding city that was beset by blight, political corruption and other ills of Northwest Indiana’s urban core.


Police on the lookout for fourth suspect in southern Indiana murder

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jennings County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a woman they say is connected to the murder of a North Vernon man. Donovan Booker, 23, was found shot in the chest on Squire Lakes Boulevard in North Veron Monday around 7 p.m. He was taken to the hospital where he


Man killed in Loop drive-by

A 24-year-old man died after a drive-by attack Sunday in the Loop. He was driving in the 500 block of East Lower Wacker Drive about 3:03 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored SUV fired shots, Chicago police said. The suspect drove off west on Lower Wacker.


Kim Foxx Has Issued A Statement Saying She Has Nothing Else To Say About Smollett Case

Two deputies in the office of Kim Foxx, the controversial Cook County prosecutor whose office dropped the 16 felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett, have resigned, The Chicago Sun-Times reports.


4 killed, 6 wounded in Saturday shootings

At least ten people were shot, four of them fatally, Saturday across Chicago. A 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive in Garfield Park on the Northwest side with a gunshot wound to the chest.


Father of Missing Crystal Lake Boy Seen Getting Into Police Car

The father of a missing five-year-old boy in Crystal Lake was driven away from his home by undercover police on Saturday afternoon, the latest turn in a saga that has been ever-evolving this week.


Man killed in Lower Wacker shooting

A 24-year-old man was killed early Easter Sunday in a shooting on Lower Wacker near Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago police. Minutes after 3 a.m., a dark SUV drove up and someone inside opened fire on a car stopped in the 500 block of East Lower Wacker, hitting the car’s driver in the chest, p


2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on Northwest Side: report

CHICAGO — Two people were fatally shot in Belmont Cragin on Chicago’s Northwest Side, police said. Officers found the bodies after being called to a home in the 2200 block of North Austin Avenue about 1:40 p.m. Saturday, according to the Chicago Police Department. A 48-year-old woman was shot in her


State-wide silver alert lifted in Indiana

A state-wide silver alert for Indiana has been lifted. Authorities in Ashley-Hudson Police Department say that Friday afternoon they were dispatched to a reckless driver on Interstate 69.


69-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing by Chicago Police

Chicago police have issued a “High Risk” missing person alert for a 69-year-old woman who hasn’t been seen since Saturday morning. According to authorities, 69-year-old Denise Davis-Hunt was last seen in the area of 110th Street and Wentworth Avenue on Saturday.


Police: Rain was factor in crash that killed 2 in Indiana County

State police said weather was a factor in a crash Friday that claimed the lives of 17-year-old girl from West Virginia and a 67-year-old Saltsburg man who was a passenger in the sport utility vehicle she was driving on Route 286 in Indiana County.


1 Dead After Fatal Crash On Lake Shore Drive

CHICAGO (CBS)– One person died after his vehicle struck a guard rail and then a concrete light pole on Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago police. This incident took place in the 2700 block of North Lake Shore Drive just after 6:30 a.m. Saturday.