The fire comes one day after county commissioners and council members in a joint meeting decided to bond $12 million for Department of Justice-mandated repairs at the jail, road and bridge work, and maintenance and repairs at various county buildings, including the courthouse.
The sounds of saws and hammers have filled the air this week along the street in Gary where pop idol Michael Jackson grew up in advance of a three-day festival marking his birthday.
Gerald Mathews was found shot and killed about 11:50 p.m. in the 1400 block of East 36th Avenue in Gary, Ind., the Lake County Coroner’s office said in a statement.
The woman was lying in a pool of blood and investigators noticed a trail of blood from a nearby wooded area.
Witnesses said a Dodge Charger went around the crossing gates along Lake Street near Miller Avenue, then was hit by a CSX freight train and dragged about 50 yards.
The 17-year old daughter of a veteran United Airlines Flight Attendant whose body was discovered in the trunk of her car in Gary now stands charged with her murder, reports WBBm’s Kimberly Easton.
Right after Antonio Tolbert’s family learned he had been murdered, they rushed to the body shop he owned in Gary. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Following a couple of violent months that included the killing of a police officer, the city of Gary has announced a new police chief and crime-fighting strategy, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The old 14-story hotel next to Gary’s City Hall has become a very visible symbol of the blight in the city.
Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.