Gary Man Shot to Death in EC Overnight

June 24, 2017-East Chicago Police are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 4800 block of Alexander last night. According to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, investigators were summoned to 4806 Alexander at 11:00 p.m. on June 23, 2017. 25 year old Ashanti Walden of the 2100 block of Ellsworth Place,… Read More »

LC Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Rape, Criminal Confinement

June 22, 2017-A Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was charged today with two counts of rape, two counts of criminal confinement, and one count each of sexual battery and attempted rape according to Indiana State Police. Nicholas “Nick” Medarno, a 10 1/2 year veteran of the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, is expected to turn himself in… Read More »

Hammond Police Release Video of Metro PCS Store Robbery

Police say a weapon was never shown but “the subject advised he would shoot the employee if they spoke” June 21, 2017-Hammond Police seek assistance from the public in identifying and locating the individuals in the video below. According to Lt. Steven Kellogg, “On 06/15/2017 at approximately 1:37pm, Hammond Policeresponded to a robbery at the… Read More »

Hammond Police Seek Assistance ID’ing Armed Robbery Suspect

June 21, 2017-Hammond Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery that took place today at Walgreens, 6510 Columbia Ave. According to Lt. Steven Kellogg of the Hammond Police Department, officers responded to the location at approximately 1:30 p.m. today. “According to an employee, a black male, approximately… Read More »

Two 9 Year Old Children Shot in Two Incidents, One Day in Gary

June 19, 2017-The Gazette reported earlier that a 9 year old male was shot in the 4300 block of W. 19th Avenue at approximately 9:00 pm tonight. As soon as we issued that report, we began receiving unconfirmed reports of a 9 year old female being shot in the 2100 block of Chase Street.  According to… Read More »

BREAKING: 9 Yr Old Shot in Drive-By on Gary’s West Side

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report Click for full sized images June 19, 2017-At approximately 9:30 p.m. Gary Police were called to the 4300 block of West 19th Avenue on a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers discovered a 9 year old male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. Witnesses reported that… Read More »

Highland and Munster Police Warn of Natural Gas Odors

Source: Highland Police Department June 19, 2017-NIPSCO crews will be working to transfer natural gas from an existing underground line to a newly constructed natural gas line on Tuesday in Highland and Munster. Residents and businesses may experience natural gas odors in the air as a result of the routine procedure. The project is part… Read More »