State Police Announce Increased Patrols for “Click it or Ticket”

May 13, 2017-The Indiana State Police have announced that they will be increasing patrols for the nationwide Click-it or Ticket campaign. Local police agencies will also be increasing patrols during the two week long enforcement event. Indiana law enforcement agencies have been actively involved in the Click It or Ticket campaign for over 20 years.… Read More »

Two Report to Trauma Center After Being Shot in Gary

May 13, 2017-Two unidentified males reported to Methodist Hospital Northlake with gun shot wounds according to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield. “On May 12, 2017 the Gary Police Department responded to a call for service in the 1000 block of West 5th Avenue. Upon arrival it was discovered two males had been shot and sought… Read More »

“Click it or Ticket” Blitz Begins Tomorrow, May 12

May 11, 2017-The Gary Police Department has announced that they will be participating in the national “click it or ticket” campaign. The annual enforcement campaign is sponsored by the National Highway Safety Committee and provides funding for increased law enforcement to ensure that motorists are wearing seat belts and that children are in proper safety… Read More »

Indiana Housing Agency Announces Two New Affordable Housing Projects in Lake County

Source: Indiana Department of Housing and Community Development The projects are expected to provide affordable housing for 80 families. One of the developments will be located in East Chicago May 11, 2017-The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority [ ] (IHCDA) announced today plans to bring their Moving Forward 3.0 Program [ ] to… Read More »

Former U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown Guilty of Fraud Scheme Involving Bogus Non-Profit Scholarship Entity

Source: US Department of Justice May 11, 2017-Former U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown was convicted by a federal jury in Jacksonville, Florida, today for her role in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving a fraudulent scholarship charity. Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow… Read More »

15 Year Old Shot to Death in East Chicago

Case is being investigated as a homicide by East Chicago Police Department May 11, 2016-East Chicago Police are investigating two child shootings which occurred in the past 24 hours. Earlier we reported on the shooting death of 4 year old Garrion Glover which occurred early this morning. Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey now says a… Read More »

4 Year Old Shot to Death in East Chicago

May 11, 2017-A 4 year old boy was shot to death in East Chicago overnight according to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. The case was not immediately ruled a homicide; according to the report the manner of death is pending. Coroner investigators were summoned to St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir Street, at… Read More »