Ultra Foods WARNs of Closure of Gary Location

174 employees to lose jobs at Gary location, more closures expected April 21, 2017-In a letter filed with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Ultra Foods has provided notice that 174 workers at the Gary Ultra will lose their jobs on June 17, 2017. The 60 day notice is required under Federal law and employees… Read More »

Gary Police Announce Armed Robbery Charges Against Four Individuals

Suspects are all at large, anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to contact Sgt. Michael Barnes at 219-881-1210 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP. April 21, 2017-Gary Police secured armed robbery charges against four individuals today. According to a statement from the Gary Police Department, “Detective Sergeant Michael Barnes secured charges against… Read More »

New Charge for Sheriff Buncich

New count may indicate cooperation by Co-Defendant William “Willie” Szarmach April 21, 2017-The United States Attorney has added an additional count of bribery to the indictment of Lake County Sheriff and former Democratic Party Chair John Buncich. According to court documents, the 6 count indictment was amended today to include a seventh count of Federal… Read More »

Chesterton Chief Details Case Against Alleged Killer

Christopher M. Dillard, age 50 of Hobart charged in muder of Nicole Gland on April 19, 2017. Chief Cincoski credited a multi-jurisdictional effort which included Hobart Police and Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force in the fast apprehension of Dillard. Police are still seeking tips from anyone who may have information pertinent to the case.… Read More »

Gary Man Shot to Death Overnight

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report April 21, 2017-According to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, a Gary man was shot to death early this morning.  Gary Police have not yet issues a report on the incident.  Coroner investigators were called to the 200 block of Ellsworth Place at approximately 3:45 a.m.  Investigators… Read More »

Cedar Lake Police Seek Assistance Identifying Armed Robbers

If you recognize any of these suspects please contact the Cedar Lake Police at 219-374-5416 ext. 118 April 20, 2017-Cedar Lake Police are asking for help from the public in identifying and located suspects in an armed robbery.  According to Deputy Chief Carl Brittingham, “On 04/19/2017 at approximately 4:05 pm the AT&T store located on… Read More »

Porter County Sheriff Lists One Detained on Murder Charges

April 20, 2017-According to the Porter County Sheriff’s Jail website, a Hobart man was arrested and charged with Murder earlier today. According to the listing, 50 year old Christopher Mark Dillard was arrested at 2:16 p.m. on April 20, 2017. Social media speculation began quickly tying the arrest to the recent homicide of 24 year… Read More »

Hammond FOP Honors 3 Officers

April 20, 2017-Three Hammond Police Officers were recognized by the Fraternal Order of Police for actions in recent cases. According to Michael Elkman, President of the Hammond Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #51, “At our regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 17, 2017, Hammond FOP #51 honored three Hammond Police Officers as Officer of the… Read More »

Hammond Parks has Six Flags Great America Tickets!

Source: City of Hammond media release April 20, 2017- Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. invites all area residents to purchase your tickets for Six Flags Great America from Hammond Parks & Recreation at a steep discount! The Six Flags Great America tickets are typically priced at over $70 each if purchased at their main gate.… Read More »