Lawyer, Hairdresser, Others Went on Aruba Trip with Mayor, Township Trustee

Photos posted to social media show friends tagged along on Aruba trip indicating conference was not the true purpose of trip July 13, 2017-Photos posted to social media show that Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Kimberly Robinson were accompanied by Lawyer Rinzer Williams and a hairdresser, their respective Chiefs of Staff, as well as numerous other… Read More »

Hammond Police Release Video of Robbery Suspect

July 13, 2017-Hammond Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the subject in the attached video. The subject is a person of interest in a burglary which occurred at Nuco Discount, 1 State Street, on July 2, 2017. Anyone with information regarding the subject is asked to contact the Hammond Police… Read More »

Hammond Police Issue Warning After Increase in Gang Graffitti

Police urge residents to report graffitti immediately and report any suspicious activity by calling 9-1-1 July 12, 2017-Hammond Police are asking the public to remain vigilant after a noted increase in gang graffitti from the street gang Aztec Souls. The Aztec Souls are a local street gang with ties to Chicago according to the statement.… Read More »

Indiana Dunes Announces Re-Opening of Mt. Baldy Beach

The Beach at Mt. Baldy will reopen at noon on July 14, 2017. Mt. Baldy dune trail will remain closed July 12, 2017-The Beach at Mt. Baldy is reopening 4 years after a boy fell in a sinkhole at Indiana’s tallest dune. 6 year old Nathan Woessner was suddenly sucked into the sand as he… Read More »

LaPorte Police Investigate After Kitten Attacked by Two Males

“If you have any information regarding this case, please contact La Porte Police Specialist, Bill Bunton, at (219) 362-9446. You may also private message the department on Facebook.” July 12, 2017-LaPorte Police say they are investigating a case of animal abuse involving a small kitten and two males. According to a statement from the LaPorte… Read More »

BREAKING: Board Questions Kim Robinson’s Aruba Trip

“When you are providing services to poor people, nobody should be taking a trip to a carribean island. The timing of the trip coinciding with Mary Cossey’s 50th birthday appears to be deliberate” Gary Common Council Member LaVetta Sparks-Wade July 12, 2017-The Calumet Township Board questioned a request for reimbursement by Calumet Township Trustee Kimberly… Read More »

Hammond Police Issue Warning After Rash of 40+ Vehicle Break-ins

Source: Hammond Police Department All residents are being cautioned to make sure their vehicles are secured properly at all times. Look around inside your vehicle before you exit to make sure there are no valuables (cash, jewelry, cell phones and other electronics, gift bags, etc…) visible from outside of your vehicle that might give a… Read More »

Sheriff Says Attempted Murderer on the Loose-UPDATED, IN CUSTODY

UPDATE: Larry Vickery surrendered himself to the Lake County Sheriff July 11, 2017-Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is seeking assistance from the public in locating a man wanted for attempted murder. According to Court Records, Larry Vickery, age 34 of Gary, was charged in Lake Superior Court with attempted murder, criminal confinement, domestic battery by… Read More »