CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Gary

Carl Blount (Lake County Sheriff, Ind.)

Suspect Charged In Gary, Ind. Officer’s Murder

Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.

11 hours ago

Michael Jackson.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Gary To Name A School After Michael Jackson

The Gary Community School Board has approved an agreement with Jackson’s mother, Katherine, to honor the late “King of Pop” and inspire children to excel in the arts and education.

07/23/2014

Ambulance

Man Dies After Being Run Over By Multiple Vehicles In Gary

A portion of I-80 in Gary was shut down for several hours early this morning after a 54-year-old man was killed while walking in traffic, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

07/19/2014

A Lake County, Ind. police car patrols a Gary, Ind. neighborhood. (CBS)

WATCH: Patrolling The Streets Of Gary, Ind.

At the end of a solemn day in Gary, Ind., CBS 2′s Brad Edwards hits the streets in a city titling with violence, with the head of the county’s gang unit.

07/14/2014

Jeff Westerfield. (Family photo)

Funeral Held For Slain Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield

Visitation services were held Sunday for Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield at the Genesis Convention Center. His funeral was scheduled for Monday morning at the convention center, followed by a procession to his burial service in Shererville.

07/14/2014

Decarol Deloney-Cain (Credit: Facebook)

Teen Charged In Murder Of Woman Found In Trunk Of Car In Gary

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who was found stabbed to death inside the trunk of her car in Gary.

07/11/2014

Officials unveil a sign naming U.S. Highway 20 in honor of late Mayor Rudy Clay. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

Gary Renames Highway 20 After Former Mayor Rudy Clay

The street naming played out like a funeral, with tributes to the former mayor on the steps of Gary City Hall, where the “Mayor Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Clay Memorial Highway” sign was unveiled Friday.

07/11/2014

Jeff Westerfield. (Family photo)

Source: Not Enough Evidence Yet For Charges In Gary Cop’s Murder

A person of interest arrested in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeff Westerfield on Sunday remained in custody on Friday, but has yet to be charged.

07/11/2014

Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus in Merrillville, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Man Questioned In Double Murder, Including Woman Slain At Merrillville Hospital

A man was in custody in northwest Indiana on Friday, after allegedly stabbing an elderly woman to death at a hospital in Merrillville, and also allegedly killing her husband in Gary.

07/11/2014

Decarol Deloney-Cain (Credit: Facebook)

Woman Found Dead In Trunk Had Been Stabbed

The Lake County Coroner’s office has determined 54-year-old Decarol Deloney-Cain had suffered multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma to the head.

07/10/2014

Jeff Westerfield. (Family photo)

With Suspect Still In Custody, $10K Reward Offered In Gary Cop’s Murder

Authorities in northwest Indiana were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of a suspect or suspects in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, even though police have said publicly they’re “fairly confident” the suspect was arrested the same day Westerfield was slain.

07/10/2014

(credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman’s Body Found In Trunk In Gary

Police are investigating a possible homicide after they found the body of a woman Monday in the trunk of a car in a wooded area in Gary, Ind.

07/08/2014

Jeff Westerfield. (Family photo)

Police Still Questioning Person Of Interest In Gary Cop’s Murder

Indiana investigators continue to question a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a veteran Gary Police officer, but still no charges.

07/07/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Woman, 22, Murdered In Gary

A 22-year-old woman was found beaten to death in Gary, Ind. Saturday morning.

07/06/2014

Police search for evidence after two people were shot and killed outside an apartment building in Gary, Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Two Men Shot To Death In Gary

The victims were found around 1:30 a.m., lying outside an apartment building in the 1600 block of West 5th Av., after police received a call about shots fired at that location.

06/26/2014

Mary Austgen. (Credit: Griffith Police Department)

Trial Set In 2013 Murder Of Indiana Businesswoman

Ralph Perez Martinez, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, robbery and criminal confinement in the death of Mary Austgen, 76, of St. John, Ind., who was found dead in her 2011 GMC Yukon Denali in the garage of the Majestic Star Casino.

06/19/2014

(AP Graphic)

Letter To Gary, Ind. Mom: We’re Watching Your ‘Lovely’ Daughters

What Alfreda Murphy read prompted her to call the police and lock her children inside her home, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

06/07/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Gary School Board Set To Vote On School Closings

The board set a 4 p.m. meeting Tuesday to consider a final vote on the closings. The meeting will be held at the School Service Center, 620 E. 10th Place.

06/02/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Hammond Man Killed After Car Hits Disabled Truck In Gary

A northwest Indiana man is dead and his passenger was seriously injured after the car he was driving crashed into a disabled straight-truck early Saturday on eastbound Interstate 80/94 near Grant Street in Gary, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting.

05/31/2014

Devonta Brewington.

Sex Assault Suspect Caught After Being Spotted By Victim Months After Attack

Last year, she was the victim of an attempted sexual assault on a popular bike path, but just a few days ago she spotted a familiar face on that same path. Gary Police are now calling her a hero.

05/28/2014

more