Hammond Announces Coffee with a Cop June 1

May 17, 2017-On June 1st, officers from Hammond Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Schoop’s Restaurant 7235 Indianapolis Blvd Please contact Sgt.… Read More »

Gary Police Report Two Shot to Death in Early Morning Incident

May 17, 2017-According to Lt. Dawn Westerfield of the Gary Police Department, police found a vehicle with two unresponsive individuals after receiving a call for shots fired early this morning. “On May 17, 2017 approximately 4:15 am the Gary Police Department responded the area of 3700 Monroe Street for shots fired in the area. After… Read More »

State Police Rescue Pit Bull on I80 in Hammond

See the happy update” Lexi is Home Safely After Rescue by State Trooper May 17, 2017-Trooper Corey Adam rescued a friendly pit bull mix yesterday that was running in traffic on the ramp from Calumet Avenue to I-80 west bound. Yesterday, evening Trooper Corey Adam found a white female pit bull mix that was in… Read More »

Highland Schools Issue Precautionary Lock Out Due To Nearby Police Activity

May 16, 2017-Superintendent Brian Smith of the School Town of Highland confirmed that all Highland schools were placed on “lock out” this morning. According to Superintendent Smith, the school town was notified by Highland Police of a domestic situation near Farmer and 41st and took the action as a precautionary measure to protect students. During… Read More »

Harvey Man Shot Dead in East Chicago

May 16, 2017-According to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, a man from Harvey, IL was shot to death in East Chicago last night. East Chicago Police have not issued a statement. According to the report from Coroner Frey, investigators were called to Methodist Hospital Northlake at 6:40 p.m. on May 15, 2017.… Read More »

BREAKING: Fatal Bus/Truck Collission in Gary

Bus was owned and operated by Prompt Ambulance Service according to Lt. Dawn Westerfield of the Gary Police Department. May 16, 2017-According to Lt. Dawn Westerfield of the Gary Police Department, a collission between a semi-truck and a bus operated by prompt ambulance service resulted in one death early this morning.  Officers were called to… Read More »

Munster Councilman Gets Continuance No. 8 in OWI with Injury Case

May 15, 2017-Munster town councilman John Reed received another continuance in his pending operating while intoxicated case. Reed was allegedly intoxicated on July 19, 2016 when he rear ended another vehicle causing unknown injuries to two occcupants. According to a police report filed in the matter, Reed slurred his speech, failed field sobriety tests, and… Read More »

Lake County Prosecutor Bernie Carter Busy “Looking Into” Things

May 14, 2017-According to the One Region Times, Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter says he is “looking into” the allegations of sexual misconduct in the office of Lake County Recorder Mike Brown. If true, the allegations in a federal civil complaint filed by former employee Estrella Montalvo could form the basis of a litany of… Read More »