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Man Shot And Killed While Driving On Borman Expressway In Hammond

Rescue crews responding to a call of a hit-and-run crash about 7 p.m. found 25-year-old Dominique Wright in a black, older-model Oldsmobile on I-80/94 near Kennedy Avenue, according to Indiana State Police. Wright had been shot multiple times.

12/05/2014

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Girl, 17, Fatally Shot In Northwest Indiana

A 17-year-old girl was killed in a shooting in Northwest Indiana on Wednesday.

12/03/2014

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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In South Chicago

Three men were taken into custody in connection with a shooting Tuesday morning after a chase that stretched from the South Chicago neighborhood into northwest Indiana.

11/12/2014

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

Hammond Man Shot And Killed While Working On car

Martin Hurtado, 45, was in his backyard in the 800 block of South State Street in Hammond working on a vehicle when he was shot once in the shoulder at 9:20 p.m., according to Hammond police and the Lake County coroner’s office.

10/29/2014

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

Suspected Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty In Two Stranglings

A week after he was held in contempt of court for refusing to speak to a judge, suspected serial killer Darren Vann politely answered the same judge’s questions, and pleaded not guilty to the murders of two women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana earlier this month.

10/29/2014

Jeremiah Ellis (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Gas Station Holdups

A superseding indictment filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond charges Jeremiah Ellis with two counts each of Hobbs Act robbery and of robbery affecting commerce.

10/23/2014

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

Police Using Suspected Serial Killer’s Cell Phone Records To Track Movements

Investigators in northwest Indiana have begun using suspected serial killer Darren Vann’s cell phone records, in an effort to track his movements before his arrest.

10/23/2014

Anith Jones, one of at least seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend. (Credit: Gary Police)

Suspected Serial Killer Charged With Second Woman’s Murder

Wednesday afternoon, 43-year-old Darren Vann was charged with strangling 35-year-old Anith Jones, whose body was among six found in vacant buildings in Gary, Indiana, over the weekend.

10/22/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Hammond Police)

Suspected Serial Killer Refuses To Answer Judge, Hearing Delayed One Week

An initial court appearance for suspected serial killer Darren Vann was delayed one week, after Vann refused to speak in court on Wednesday.

10/22/2014

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.

10/21/2014

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

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

Commentary: Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Just Doesn’t Get It

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. just doesn’t get it.

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

A woman motorist died after her car flipped into a detention pond in Hammand, Ind. (Indiana State Police)

Hammond, Ind. Woman Dies After Car Rolls Over, Submerges In Retention Pond

The crash happened about 6 p.m. on the I-80 northbound Kennedy ramp in Hammond, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police. The woman failed to negotiate the curve as she entered the ramp and rolled her vehicle, police said.

10/17/2014

Jamal Jones was subdued with a stun gun, dragged out of the passenger's seat of his girlfriend's car, and arrested after he repeatedly refused Hammond police officers' requests to exit the vehicle during a September traffic stop. (Credit: Kurtz Law Offices)

NAACP Wants Hammond Officers Fired Or Retrained Over Stun Gun Incident

Members of the NAACP were urging officials in Hammond to stop what the civil rights group calls aggressive treatment by police officers, concerned the northwest Indiana town might become the next Ferguson, Missouri.

10/10/2014

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Hammond Family Sues Police For Excessive Force During Traffic Stop

A northwest Indiana family has sued Hammond police, claiming officers used excessive force when they broke a car window and used a stun gun on Jamal Jones during a traffic stop last month.

10/07/2014

Lear Corp. Headquarters in Hammond, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Deal Reached To End Strike At Hammond, Ind. Plant

A deal has been reached to end a strike at the Lear Corp. plant in Hammond, Ind. after nearly 800 employees walked off the job Saturday morning.

09/14/2014

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Ford Suppliers In Hammond, Ind. Go On Strike

Nearly 800 workers at a Hammond manufacturing facility that supplies seats for Ford’s Chicago plant walked off the job this morning.

09/13/2014

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Family Sues Hammond, Police Officer Who Shot Their Dog

A family that once lived in Hammond, Indiana, has filed suit against the city’s police department, claiming an officer shot their family dog three times earlier this summer.

09/03/2014

Joseph Alonzo Pleasure. (Left) and  Alan Lavelle Ross (Right). (Photo by Hammond Police)

Two Charged With Shooting Addison Woman, 2 Daughters In Hammond

Two men have been charged with shooting an Addison woman and her two daughters who drove to Hammond to purchase cell phones on Sunday morning.

07/30/2014

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