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Woman Killed, Man Critically Wounded In Gary Shooting

A woman was shot to death early Sunday morning in northwest Indiana.

03/15/2015

Smith Bizzell Warner & Son Funeral Home in Gary, Indiana. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Gary Funeral Home Says Former Worker Moved Babies’ Bodies To Ceiling

A funeral home in Gary, Indiana, was explaining why the remains of two unidentified babies were stored in the facility for nearly two decades, and denying rumors the bodies were improperly stored in a ceiling for two years.

03/05/2015

Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home. (Credit: CBS)

Remains Of Two Infants Discovered In Gary Funeral Home

The Lake County, Indiana, Coroner’s office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.

03/04/2015

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Police: ‘People Of Interest’ In Death Of Man Found Rolled In Carpet

Authorities have identified “people of interest” in the death of a man found dead and rolled up in a carpet last week in northwest Indiana.

03/02/2015

Despite efforts to beautify Broadway Street in the old downtown section of Gary still resembles a ghost town with its abandoned stores and little pedestrian and automobile traffic. (Photo credit should read SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Gary Launches Interactive Map Featuring City’s Nearly 60,000 Structures

The city of Gary has launched a website with an interactive map with the results of an 18-month study of the nearly 60,000 parcels in the city.

03/02/2015

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Missing Man Found Dead In Gary, Police Have Person Of Interest In Custody

The Lake County Coroner’s office says family members have identified the man as Nathan Marshall, 30, of Whiting, Ind.

02/26/2015

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Boy Riding ATV Discovers Body Rolled Up In Carpet In Gary

A boy, riding his ATV discovered a body rolled up in a carpet Wednesday afternoon in Gary.

02/25/2015

Despite efforts to beautify Broadway Street in the old downtown section of Gary still resembles a ghost town with its abandoned stores and little pedestrian and automobile traffic. (Photo credit should read SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Gary Survey Finds 6,300 Vacant Homes; 550 Vacant Businesses

The city of Gary has completed a long project to survey the state of housing and other buildings, and found many are in very bad shape.

02/18/2015

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

Two More Victims Of Accused Gary Serial Killer Identified

Sonya Billingsley, 53, and Tanya Gatlin, 27, were both identified using DNA traces from the abandoned building at 413 E. 43rd Ave. in Gary, Ind. they were found in last October, according to a statement from the Lake County Coroner’s office. Both women were last known to live in Gary.

02/13/2015

One of the vehicles involved in a deadly crash in northwest Indiana on Sunday. | Photo from Indiana State Police)

Police: Three Killed In Gary Car Crash

A violent car crash on 80-94 early Sunday morning has left three people dead, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

02/08/2015

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Gary Firefighters Battle Several Suspicious Fires In Abandoned Buildings

The first fire call came in at about 1:30 a.m. Firefighters arrived on the 3600 block of Colfax Street to find an abandoned home fully involved.

01/31/2015

Lulu was killed after being shot three times by a burglar. (Family provided photo)

Gary Family Mourns Loss Of Dog Killed By Home Intruder

A Northwest Indiana family is in mourning after a burglar opened fire on a family dog last Friday afternoon, killing it.

01/28/2015

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Man Shot, Killed In Northwest Indiana

A 63-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday night in Gary, Indiana.

01/25/2015

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

Another Victim ID’d In Gary Serial Murders

A body found Oct. 19 in a vacant house at 2200 Massachusetts St. has been identified as Tracy Martin, 41, of Gary.

01/16/2015

A Gary, Indiana resident passes a row of abandoned storefronts on Broadway Street in the old downtown section of Gary.  America's former murder capital, 02 March 2001. The old (Photo credit should read SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Award $500K Grant To Gary For Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan

The city plans to use the grant to attract even more investments through a hyper-local approach to addressing problems in the University Park East neighborhood,

01/16/2015

Stolen electronics recovered by Gary Police. (Credit: CBS)

Gary Police Working To Return Stolen Electronics To Rightful Owners

An investigation by Gary Police into a string of burglaries turned up thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics, some believed stolen years ago.

01/14/2015

Bishop Donald Hying. (Credit: CBS)

Bishop Donald Hying Installed As New Head Of Gary Diocese

He is the youngest of six and now the leader of Gary’s Catholic community.

01/06/2015

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Coroner’s Office Seeks Identity Of Woman In NW Indiana

The Lake County coroner’s office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who was “thrown from a vehicle” on New Year’s Day in Gary, Ind.

01/04/2015

Tate Hatchett Jr. with his girlfriend, Helen Frierson. (Family provided photo)

Chicago Man Fatally Shot While Helping Deliver Pizza In NW Indiana

Friends say a 68-year-old retired CTA worker would lend a hand to anyone, but his helping attitude may have cost him his life.

01/04/2015

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Infant Returned Unharmed After Hobart Kidnapping

An infant who had been reported kidnapped Sunday night in northwest Indiana was returned unharmed about four hours later, with the aid of a regional SWAT team, police said.

12/29/2014

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