Interstate 65 has been reopened between Gary and Lafayette, but police are warning drivers to avoid travel unless it’s absolutely necessary.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 94, both eastbound and westbound, between the Illinois state line and the U.S. 421 exit at Michigan City, and Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 12/20 in Gary and mile marker 172 in Lafayette.
The total for 2013 is up 28 percent over 2012, but the number of shootings decreased by 30 percent, police said.
The city of Gary has six new home-owners today… chosen in a lottery to purchase homes for a dollar each.
Rosena Small, 25, was arrested at her apartment Dec. 11 after her ex-boyfriend posted five videos of the incident on YouTube. The videos were all removed from the Internet hours after her arrest.
City officials are still waiting for all utilities to be cut off at the site, at 32 W. 8th St., before they move forward with an emergency demolition.
The child found the gun under the couch at his family’s home in the 1900 block of Rhode Island Street in Gary.
Two lanes have been reopened on Interstate 80/94 in northwest Indiana after three semi trucks and one car were involved in a crash Wednesday morning, closing all eastbound lanes to traffic just in time for the morning commute.
The woman was driving west near the Cline Avenue exit in Gary, Ind., when her Mountaineer collided with a semi about 2 a.m.
A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.
Emmanuel Dominguez, 30, of Chicago, who had been reported missing by his family, was discovered Nov. 4 in the trunk of a car that had been abandoned and set on fire before someone left his body there, police said.
One suspect was on parole for another murder he committed in 1995, on the same block where he and an accomplice allegedly killed a husband and wife on Oct. 31.
A police officer patrolling in Midtown on Monday saw the charred, metal shell left at the dead-end of a block of vacant, burned-out homes and overgrown, weedy lots in Gary.
Terence Farmer was standing outside the Glen Park home he shares with his mother when two men walked up and shot him to death Thursday night, police said.
A moving gunfight between two speeding cars in Gary, Ind., ended without any injuries. But five people, including two women, were arrested and a Gary police squad car was damaged by bullets.
A 5-month-old baby is in critical condition and not expected to survive severe head trauma that police say was caused by abuse.
The city of Gary has announced it will host its first-ever marathon, and some shorter races, in less than two weeks along the lakefront.
An argument outside the Blue Room early Monday led to gunfire, leaving a Gary man dead and his alleged killer in custody.
Robert Lewis III, 40, was convicted of murder, murder in perpetration of criminal deviate conduct, criminal deviate conduct and resisting law enforcement in the beating and strangulation death of Jennifer Kocsis, 37.
A northwest Indiana man was shot to death Wednesday night at a Gary intersection.