State Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting in Michigan City

Source: Indiana State Police news release April 22, 2017-Indiana State Police detectives and crime scene investigators at the request of Michigan City Police Chief Mark Swistek are investigating an off duty police shooting. The shooting occurred at approximately 3:54 p.m., this Saturday, April 22, 2017, afternoon. Preliminary investigation revealed two Michigan City police officers who… Read More »

One Dead After Officer Involved Shooting in Portage

April 22, 2017-A traffic stop in Portage today led to an officer firing his service revolver and killing a man according to a statement from Portage Police Chief Troy Williams. Few details are available as the case is now being investigated by the Porter County Sheriff’s Department. According to the statement from Chief Williams, “n… Read More »

BREAKING: Two Shot at Mansards Apartments in Griffith

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report April 22, 2017-Griffith Police were called to the Mansards Apartments just after 8:30 p.m. tonight for a report of a shooting. According to information derived from the scanner, two females were found to have been shot outside an apartment in the 1800 block of Arbogast (south side of Ridge).… Read More »

Gary Schools Superintendent Drops Claims Against Board Member Carlos Tolliver

By Kimmie Gordon, reprinted with permission. All rights reserved in original author. April 22, 2017-GCS Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt filed an ’order dismissing petition for protection’ in open court last week, dissolving all malicious and slanderous claims against board member Carlos Tolliver of whom she alleged made verbal threats against her. Pruitt was granted an emergency… Read More »

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 »