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Young Victim Of Pitbull Attack Has Nightmares Of The Ordeal: Grandmother

Aidan Garcia was walking to a community center in his East Chicago, Ind. neighborhood Tuesday when he was attacked by a 5-year-old Pitbull named Drizzy.

04/17/2014

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Pit Bulls Attack East Chicago Boy

A 9-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday evening in East Chicago, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting.

04/16/2014

Ashley Patterson (left) and Jeremiah Ellis (right) are wanted in connection with an East Chicago, Ind. bank robbery. (FBI)

Duo Who Shot At Cops After Bank Robbery Arrested In Missouri

Jeremiah Ellis, 28; and Ashley Patterson, 24, both of East Chicago, Ind., were arrested Friday in connection with a “takeover style” robbery at First Merchant Bank at, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd. in East Chicago, the FBI said.

04/04/2014

Ashley Patterson (left) and Jeremiah Ellis (right) are wanted in connection with an East Chicago, Ind. bank robbery. (FBI)

Suspects ID’d In Brazen East Chicago, Ind. Bank Robbery

The pair who robbed an East Chicago bank last weekend also fired shots at police while trying to escape.

04/03/2014

The FBI released this image of a takeover robbery in East Chicago, Ind. (FBI)

Man, Woman Hold Up East Chicago Bank, Shoot At Cops

The pair forced everyone to the floor, jumped the teller’s counter and grabbed the cash drawers.

03/31/2014

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Murder Trial Begins For Correctional Officer Accused In Road-Rage Shooting

A former Cook County correctional officer on trial for murder in a road-rage shooting in Hammond, Ind., told police he thought the other driver was reaching for a gun.

02/19/2014

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One Dead In East Chicago Fire

The victim was a 60-year-old man extricated from the basement, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/14/2014

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Teen Slain, Another Wounded In East Chicago Shooting

The shooting happened a few minutes before 11 p.m. Monday in the 3500 block of Guthrie Street in East Chicago.

02/11/2014

Jawaun Woods, suspect in South Shore train station stabbing. (Credit: Police provided photo)

Homeless Man Gets 20 Years For Knife Attack At East Chicago Train Station

Jawaun Dontell Woods, 25, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the charge in the Nov. 26 assault at the South Shore station.

10/25/2013

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East Chicago Man Shot Dead In Gary

A northwest Indiana man was shot to death Wednesday night at a Gary intersection.

10/10/2013

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PETA Urges Tough Prosecution Of Alleged Teen Kitten Killer

An animal rights group is urging prosecutors in East Chicago to punish an Indiana teenager who allegedly killed three kittens with a bow and arrow, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

08/27/2013

Police say three kittens about this size were hunted and killed by a teen armed with a bow and arrow. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Allegedly Killed Kittens, Posted Gruesome Photos On Facebook

Police say defenseless kittens were skewered by a 17-year-old with a bow and arrow. Teen then allegedly posted photos of dead animals on Facebook.

08/19/2013

Rare and antique books line the shelves at Chetham Library, which was founded in 1653, making it the oldest public libary in the English speaking world on February 14, 2011 in Manchester, England. Chetham's Library, which was established under the Will of Humphrey Chetham (1580-1653) and is the oldest surviving public library in Britain. Humphrey Chetham's Will stipulated that the Library should be 'for the use of schollars and others well affected', and instructed the librarian 'to require nothing of any man that cometh into the library'. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

East Chicago Library Still Bears Name Of Ex-Mayor Who Owes City Millions

The branch library in East Chicago is the Robert A. Pastrick Library, named after the former longtime mayor.

08/07/2013

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Indiana Man Shot And Killed Near His Home

Carlos Velez III, of the 4400 block of Baring Avenue, had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday.

05/10/2013

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Firefighters Battle Blaze In East Chicago

Explosions rocked a section of East Chicago as crews battled a fire Saturday that destroyed several businesses in the 500 block of West Chicago Avenue.

03/10/2013

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East Chicago Teen May Have Been Shot By Police During Chase

Lake County police are investigating a possible officer-involved shooting in East Chicago that began Tuesday night with a traffic stop in the 4500 block of Euclid Avenue, Chief Mark Becker said Wednesday.

02/21/2013

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Indiana Guardsman Gunned Down While Shielding 2-Year-Old Son

CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports its another case of mistaken identity, with no one in custody.

02/13/2013

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Police: Deadly Shooting Targeted Wrong Man

Police say the wrong man was killed in a retaliation shooting in East Chicago over the weekend.

02/04/2013

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Indiana Man Fatally Shot, 3-Year-Old Son Wounded

A 25-year-old Indiana man was killed and his toddler son wounded Saturday night on an Indiana Harbor street, police said.

02/03/2013

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Major Bridge In Hammond, East Chicago To Be Demolished, Rebuilt

Demolition of a bridge that connects Hammond and East Chicago in northwest Indiana is scheduled to begin next week.

01/08/2013

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