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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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

Suspect In South Shore Train Station Stabbing Identified

Indiana transit police have identified a suspect accused of stabbing a man outside the South Shore train station in East Chicago.


Surveillance images of the suspect who robbed and slashed the throat of a man at the East Chicago train station on the South Shore Line on Nov. 26, 2012. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital. (Photo credit: NICTD Transit Police)

Man Slashed By Attacker At South Shore Train Station In East Chicago

Police are looking for the attacker who slashed a man’s throat Monday night at the South Shore Line train station in East Chicago, Ind.


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Former Indiana Court Clerk Pleads Guilty To Theft, Tax Charges

A former Merrillville Town Court clerk has pleaded guilty to federal charges of stealing bond money from the court and filing a false tax return.


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NW Indiana Officials Indicted On Corruption Charges

Federal indictments rained down Thursday on three Lake County elected officials, a former Merrillville Town Court clerk, the former director of the East Chicago Public Library and a Munster businessman.


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Man Critically Wounded In East Chicago Shooting

A man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in the East Chicago neighborhood on the Southeast Side.


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Man Admits Violent Attack On 2-Month-Old Daughter

A northwest Indiana man faces a maximum 40-year sentence after he admitted that he killed his 2-month-old daughter because she wouldn’t stop crying when he wanted to smoke synthetic marijuana.


Juanita Quiroz, left, becomes emotional as her granddaughter Selena talks about being shot in East Chicago, Ind. last week. (CBS)

Wounded Girl In NW Indiana Says Shooting ‘Messed Up My Whole Life’

Two young cousins shot last week in a living room while playing video games in East Chicago, Ind. continue to recover from their wounds. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with one of the girls.


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A Week Later, No Arrests In Shootings Of NW Indiana Girls

Anti-violence demonstrators gathered Monday in the Northwest Indiana city where two girls were struck by bullets last week while playing a video game – a crime for which there are still no suspects.


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Girls, 11 And 12, Hit By Bullets In Northwest Indiana Home

A young East Chicago, Ind., girl is fighting for her life this Wednesday afternoon, after she and another young girl were both hit by bullets that flew through their window.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012