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Sheriff Asks Indiana Lawmakers To Remove Accused Killer Councilman From OfficeLake County Sheriff John Buncich has been trying to convince state lawmakers to remove an East Chicago city councilman who was re-elected last year, even though he has been in jail for murder since October.
Indiana Man Gets 37 Years For Taking Girl Across State Lines To Molest HerEdwin Tollinchi-Rodriguez, of East Chicago, Ind., pleaded guilty to transporting a minor across state lines with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana.
Man Shot To Death In East Chicago A man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in northwest Indiana.
Woman Killed In East Chicago FireMamie Addison, 68, was found at her home in the 3800 block of Butternut Street in East Chicago, Indiana about 11:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
2 Teens Die, 5 Hurt In High-Speed Crash In East ChicagoEast Chicago police chief Mark Becker says the vehicle's driver and a front-seat passenger died in the crash about 3 a.m. Sunday. The Lake County coroner's office in northwest Indiana identified them as 18-year-old Marco Alvarado of East Chicago and 17-year-old Eric Rodriguez.
School Employee Leaves Racially Charged Comments On Parent's VoicemailThe phone call originated from Central High School and started off innocently enough. But it turns ugly when the school employee apparently forgot to hang up. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Police: Man In Custody For East Chicago Shooting Over Love TriangleThe alleged shooter left the scene, but was apprehended by police after they stopped his vehicle. Becker said the 34-year-old Whiting man was arrested without incident.
Man Shot To Death In East Chicago An 18-year-old man was shot to death early Saturday in northwest Indiana.
Which Beaches Have The Best And Worst Water Quality In The Chicago Area?Two beaches in Rogers Park rank as the best in the Chicago area when it comes to water quality, while two beaches in East Chicago, Indiana, were among the worst in the nation, according to a recent study by the National Resources Defense Council.
East Chicago Man Wants Murder Conviction TossedAn East Chicago Imperial Gangsters member says his racketeering and murder conviction should be tossed partly because he thinks one of his jurors has ties to a rival gang.
Activists Rally Against BP Whiting Practices A rally was held in the former company town of Marktown Park in East Chicago, over the weekend to call attention to what activists say are environmentally unsound practices used by BP in Whiting.
Man, 20, Fatally Shot In East Chicago, Indiana A 20-year-old man who was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in East Chicago, Ind., has been identified.

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