Hammond Indiana

The suspect drove in a stolen car from Hammond Indiana before crashing on Chicago's West Side. (Credit: CBS)

Carjacking Victim Speaks Out After Having Gun Pointed At His Face

It was a terrifying carjacking that lead to a high speed chase and a dramatic crash.


Dr. Jack Schaap was removed as pastor at First Baptist Church in Hammond for an "improper relationship with a young woman," according to a church spokesman. (Credit: fbchammond.com)

Hammond Pastor Dismissed For ‘Improper Relationship With Young Woman’

The longtime pastor of a northwest Indiana church has been dismissed due to an “improper relationship with a young woman.”

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

Julianna Valencia was born on Valentine's Day 2012, with red hair and a heart-shaped birthmark on her left leg. Oh, by the way, her dad's name is Angel. (Family Photo)

Redheaded Valentine’s Baby Has Heart-Shaped Birthmark

A baby born on Valentine’s Day to a Hammond couple is a regular Cupid.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Burglars Steal 33 Guns From Hammond Shooting Range

Federal authorities are offering a reward to anyone who helps them catch the burglars who made off with more than two dozen guns from a shooting range in Hammond, Ind.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

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Armed NW Indiana Man Nabs Teen Carjackers

A northwest Indiana man who was out walking a dog Saturday night helped nab the two boys, who were running from a stolen SUV.


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Hit-And-Run Driver Charged With Murder

A northwest Indiana man has been charged with murder for allegedly hitting another man with his car because the victim was seeing the driver’s girlfriend.


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Driver Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run In Hammond

A driver was in custody Tuesday, after a hit-and-run collision in Hammond, Ind., killed a 28-year-old man who was crossing the street in northwest Indiana over the weekend.