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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

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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

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Infant, Children Struck By Vehicle In Gary

Among pedestrians struck by the vehicle were a 3-month-old, a 21-month-old, a 3-year-old, two 7-year-olds, a 9-year-old and an 11-year-old. Two adults, 27 and 45, were also struck by the vehicle.

05/27/2014

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Five Gary Public Schools Targeted For Closure

Five public schools in Gary could be closed next month, under a tentative plan to be presented to the board for a vote as soon as next week.

05/23/2014

Natisha Hillard (right) is accused of selling her baby to Christopher Bour (left) to make child pornography. (Photos supplied by Sun-Times Media)

Man Gets Life Sentence For Having Sex With Infant

Christopher M. Bour, 40, pleaded guilty in January, without a plea agreement, to paying Natisha Hillard a total of $500 to have sex with a 4-month-old girl, an arrangement that lasted until the child was 18 months old

05/16/2014

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Gary Teen Pleads Guilty To Role In Double Slaying

Johnte Crawford, 18, admitted to Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez that he fatally shot Shaqwone Ham, 19, on March 17, 2013, in the 2500 block of West 15th Avenue in Gary.

05/16/2014

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Judge Tosses Criminal Case Against Gary Cop

Judge Diane Ross Boswell’s decision Wednesday in the case against Demonte Yanders was not requested by prosecutors nor Yanders’ attorney and came after the judge rejected the state’s request that Tiffany Swagerty be jailed until she appeared for pretrial questioning by the defense.

05/15/2014

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Gary Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police

A murder suspect who was the subject of a nationwide alert after he was allowed to go free from a Chicago area hospital in February has turned himself in to police in Gary, Indiana.

05/12/2014

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Woman Attacked On Gary, Ind. Bike Path

Police say a man used his bike to knock a woman off hers and attacked her. The woman managed to get away.

05/08/2014

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Gary Man Sought In Attack On Girlfriend

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Gary man charged with assaulting his girlfriend, who needed to be placed in an induced coma because of the severity of her injuries, police said.

05/03/2014

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Complaint Hearing Against Gary Fire Chief Suspended After 4 Hours

Four firefighters with four separate complaints against their chief expected to present evidence Thursday at a special meeting set by the Gary Fire Civil Service Commission to hear the first of 24 cases filed against Chief Teresa Everett.

04/18/2014

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Gary Police Might Have Found Truck That Struck, Killed Teen

Malik Herron was walking with his friend in the 4900 block of Vermont Street Saturday night, when a large, dark-colored vehicle left the road and struck both boys. Herron died, his friend was only slightly hurt.

04/14/2014

A Hobart man was injured when he lost control of his pickup and it struck two semi trucks on I-80/94 near Burr Street ion Gary on Thursday morning. (Photo from Indiana State Police)

Hobart Man Injured After Crashing Pickup On I-80/94

A northwest Indiana man was injured when he lost control of his pickup on a rain-slick I-80/94 Thursday morning, and the vehicle slammed into two semi trucks.

04/03/2014

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Body Found After Fire In Vacant Gary Building

Firefighters discovered the body in the doorway of the vacant building in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary as they were extinguishing the blaze a few minutes after midnight.

04/02/2014

Two drivers were killed in a fiery crash in Gary, Ind., on Thursday. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Two Dead In Fiery Crash In Gary

Gary Police Cpl. Gabrielle King said officers responded to a crash at 5th and Calhoun around 5 a.m. When crews arrived, they found an SUV engulfed in flames, and a second vehicle that had sustained extensive damage.

03/27/2014

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Carjacking Suspect Dies In Crash After High-Speed Chase

The driver tried to turn into an alley in Gary, Ind., but lost control of the car and richocheted off two large trees before stopping.

03/26/2014

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Gary City Employee Carjacked; 2 Teens, 2 Men Charged

Authorities in Gary arrested and charged two men and two teen boys in connection with the carjacking of a city building inspector late Tuesday morning.

03/25/2014

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VIDEO: Police Conduct Raid In Gary, Ind.

Friday was our first glimpse of the warmth. With the nice weather comes crime. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards went along in Lake County, Ind. for an intense crackdown.

03/22/2014

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Gary Man Arrested After Stealing Ambulance, Fleeing Cops

Edwin Herrera, 34, of Gary was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and ordered held on a $250,000 bond Wednesday.

03/20/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Gary

Officers were responding to a shooting in the 900 block of North County Line Road in Gary about 1:30 a.m. when they came upon someone driving a gunshot victim to the emergency room.

03/18/2014

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