Hammond Police Warn of Dogs Killed by Coyotes

April 19, 2017-Hammond Police are urging residents to be cautions after at least two reports of dogs being “attacked and killed, possibly by a coyote.” In a written statement, Hammond Police cautioned residents to keep an eye on small animals including cats and dogs even if they are in a fenced yard. “We are not… Read More »

Bullet Holes and Broken Windows After Shots Fired Call in Hessville

7 bullet holes were clearly visible as well as two broken windows April 15, 2017-Hammond Police responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of California Avenue and 163rd Place at approximately 11:45 p.m. last night. According to witnesses, Hammond Police were on scene just moments after the call and discovered a blue… Read More »

Unidentified Man Shot to Death in Gary Early This Morning

April 15, 2017-According to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, an as yet identified male was shot to death in Gary early this morning. The report states “At 0532 hours A Medicolegal Death Investigation Team was dispatched/called to 1500 Block Of E 44th Ave, Gary IN.” The deceased was noted to have gunshot… Read More »

BREAKING: Tanker Explosion in EC Draws Rapid Response

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report April 14, 2017-Crews from the East Chicago Fire and Police Departments are on scene at the intersection of 144th and Euclid Avenues after an explosion was heard by residents of East Chicago. The initial call stated that a rail tanker car had exploded. An Assistant Fire Chief on scene… Read More »

Gary Man Pleads Guilty in Hammond 7-11 Robbery/Murder

April 14, 2017-A Gary man wentered a plea today to causing death during a crime of violence in United States Federal Court today. The charges resulted from the January 2016 brutal murder of a 7-11 employee in Hammond. The robbery was caught on tape and created public outrage as the video showed the shooting of… Read More »

Coroner Seeks Assistance Identifying John Doe Found at 3200 Chase

Deceased identified as: Male, John Doe Age: Unknown Race: African American Sex: Male Weight : 200 lbs Height: 5ft. 8 Inches Black short hair Mustache and Facial hair on chin April 14, 2016-Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has released additional details regarding the body found near the Little Calumet River-3200 Chase Street, Gary-yesterday. Lt. Dawn… Read More »

BREAKING: Birdwatcher Discovers Body Near 3200 Chase Street in Gary

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report April 13, 2017-A bird watcher discovered a body floating in the water today near 3200 Chase Street in Gary Today. According to information derived from the scanner and confirmed through sources, a man was walking in the area near the Little Calumet River and alerted police to a suspicious… Read More »

Man Found Shot to Death in Gary this Morning

April 12, 2017-Gary Police were called to the 1700 block of E 7th Avenue at approximately 11:30 a.m. this morning and found a man who had been shot to death according to reports from Lt. Dawn Westerfield and Coroner Merrilee Frey. Lt. Westerfield stated “Upon officers arrival a male was located and found to be… Read More »

Munster Police Release Suspect Photos in Credit Card Fraud, Purse Theft

April 12, 2017-Munster Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the above subjects. According to Lt. Ed Strbjak of the Munster Police Department, “The Munster Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the attached male and female, who are suspects in the theft of a purse and credit card… Read More »

Munster Seeks Assistance Locating Man Who Stole Purse From Monastery

April 12, 2017-Munster Police are asking for help from the public in identifying the suspect in the photos above. According to Lt. Ed Strbjak of the Munster Police Department, “At approximately 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 a white male walked into the chapel of the Carmelite Fathers Monastery which is located in 1600 block… Read More »