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 »

Indiana State Police Arrest Gary Attorney

Ruth A. Batey was charged with Theft, a level 5 felony June 19, 2017-As previously reported by the Gazette, Gary Attorney Ruth A. Batey has been charged with felony theft. According to the Indiana State Police, she was taken into custody today and transported to the Lake County Jail. During the course of the arrest,… Read More »

Police Chase Wreaks Havoc on Region After Liquor Store Burglaries

Sue Dahlen contributed to this post June 19, 2017-After liquor stores in Griffith and Hobart both reported alarms, police from nearly every department in Lake County joined in a pursuit that wound its way through most of Lake County and into Chicago. Police have not yet issued a statement regarding the incident and the information… Read More »

Hammond Police Allege 3 Committed Two Armed Robberies

Charged with two counts of armed robbery: Kizzy Jones, Age 37, of Chicago: Donnelle Douglas age 25, of Chicago: Dareece Dunn, age 30 of Chicago June 17, 2017-Hammond Police Lt. Steven Kellogg says that “Hammond Indiana police department caught three robbery suspects involved in two different robberies overnight.” Early Saturday morning at 5:50 a.m. a… Read More »

Lake Station Woman Stabs Boyfriend After Heated Argument

Police allege argument began when Sierra Marie Gentry accused boyfriend of leaving her alone without cigarettes June 16, 2017-Lake Station Police say an argument that began over cigarettes nearly turned lethal earlier this week. According to the probable cause affidavit filed in the case, 26 year old Sierra Marie Gentry began yelling at her live… Read More »

Gary Attorney Charged with Theft After Cashing Client Check

June 16, 2017-Indiana State Police allege a Gary, Indiana attorney cashed a check for $80,000 that was intended for a client and kept the proceeds. According to the probable cause affidavit filed in the case, Ruth A. Batey was hired by Shane and Robin Bolde in July, 2014 to work on a workmen’s compensation case.… Read More »

Gary Police Warn of Tire Flattening Devices and Subsequent Robberies

Social media has been discussing the issue for months, Gary Police today acknowledged the issue of individuals intentionally flattening tires in order to rob drivers June 16, 2016-Gary Police today warned of a scheme whereby individuals are placing nails in the roadway in order to disable vehicles and possibly rob drivers. The robbery scheme has… Read More »

Hammond F.O.P. to Participate in Lauren Calvillo Memorial Walk

Public is invited to attend this event that benefits the Lauren Calvillo Scholarship Fund When: Saturday June 24 Registration at 10:00 a.m. Where:Wicker Memorial Park June 16, 2017-The Hammond Fraternal Order of Police and the Hammond Police Department invite you to join them at the Lauren Calvillo Memorial 5k Walk at Wicker Park on Saturday June… Read More »