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Darren Vann (Credit: Hammond Police)

Suspected Serial Killer To Make First Court Appearance

Darren Deon Vann, 43, is charged with the murder of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy, but police have said he has confessed to killing at least six other women in northwest Indiana, and might have killed women in other states as well.

2 hours ago

Afrikka Hardy (Credit: Facebook)

Families Mourn Gary Murder Victims

Families of the Gary murder victims are showing their grief and their frustration with a police response to a missing loved, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

11 hours ago

Darren Vann, suspected serial killer. Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Gary Murders Raise Questions About Missing Persons Reports

Part of the search for more victims in Gary includes the tedious process of reviewing past missing persons reports.

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Darren Vann threatens to light himself and his girlfriend on fire in 2004. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Shocking Image: Darren Vann Threatens To Set Girlfriend On Fire

A decade ago, before he became known as a suspected serial killer, Darren Vann was an abuser of women, who at one point threatened to set himself and his girlfriend on fire.

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Darren Vann (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Suspected Serial Killer Due In Court Wednesday; Police Search For More Possible Victims

A convicted sex offender was expected in court Wednesday, charged with killing one of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend.

10/21/2014

Selena Strong

Mom Pleads Not Guilty In Brutal Death Of Gary Toddler

Selena Strong, 26, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, two counts of neglect of a dependent, and battery in the death of Brandon Dillon, who was found dead Sept. 30 on an air mattress in the apartment where he lived with Strong, her husband, Bernard Dillon, 37, Brandon’s twin sister and infant sister.

10/21/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Serial Killer Suspect Left Trail Of Escalating Offenses

Were there warning signs that Darren Vann would kill a series of female victims? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman looks at his long criminal history.

10/20/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Convicted Sex Offender Charged In Murder Of Woman In Hammond, Suspected In 6 Other Deaths

A convicted sex offender who allegedly confessed to at least seven murders in northwest Indiana has told police his crimes date back as long as two decades.

10/20/2014

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Motorcycle Gang Member Captured After Years On Run

On the run for 17 years, a fugitive motorcycle gang member from Gary has been recaptured near the Mexican border.

10/17/2014

Demolition of the Sheraton Hotel in Gary, Ind. (Credit: Mike Krauer)

Demolition Of Gary’s Sheraton Hotel Almost Complete

By the end of the week, an embarrassing symbol of blight will have vanished from the skyline in Gary, Indiana where it has stood brooding over City Hall for twenty years, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

10/14/2014

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Parents Charged With Murdering Gary Toddler

By his parents’ account, 22-month-old Brandon Dillon was beaten several times a day — with belts, toys, even an iron, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

10/02/2014

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Man Shot To Death In Gary

A 20-year-old man died Saturday night after he was shot multiple times in northwest Indiana.

09/28/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Gary

Craig Anderson, 19, was shot at his home in the 2400 block of Prospect Street, according to the Lake County (Ind.) Coroner’s office.

09/11/2014

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Electrical Fire Closes Courthouse In Gary

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.

08/29/2014

The home where Michael Jackson grew up in Gary. (Credit: Bob Roberts)

Gary Renovating Homes On Block Michael Jackson Grew Up On Ahead Of Three-Day Festival

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.

08/27/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Gary

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.

08/19/2014

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

Woman Found Shot To Death In Gary

The woman was lying in a pool of blood and investigators noticed a trail of blood from a nearby wooded area.

08/09/2014

A man and woman were killed when a freight train hit a car in Gary, Indiana, on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Man And Woman Killed By Train In Gary

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.

08/08/2014

Decarol Deloney-Cain (Credit: Facebook)

Teen Daughter Charged In Murder Of Flight Attendant

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.

07/30/2014

Antonio Tolbert (photo provided)

Owner Of Gary Auto-Body Shop Gunned Down At Work

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.

07/28/2014

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