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A driver was hurt and a window of his pickup truck was shattered when another driver shot him during a road rage confrontation on I-80/94 near Hammond, Ind. Wednesday. (Photo from Indiana State Police)

Man Shot On I-80/94 During Indiana Road Rage Incident

A man driving home from work was shot during an apparent road-rage incident on I-80/94 in northwest Indiana Wednesday afternoon.

01/15/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Grandmother Seeks Custody Of Kids Who Survived Fatal Hammond Fire

The grandmother of three young children who died in a fire Wednesday night said the two surviving children have been placed in foster care.

01/13/2014

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Sons Released From Hospital After Hammond Fire, Dad Still In Critical Condition

Two boys who were hurt in a Hammond, Ind., house fire Wednesday were released from a Chicago hospital Saturday evening, while their father remains in critical condition.

01/12/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Officials Had Been Trying To Inspect Hammond, Ind. Apartment Where Fatal Fire Erupted

Since last May, the city had been trying to get the landlord to allow inspectors into the rental property, as required by city ordinance. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/10/2014

A demonstration of a space-heater fire. (CBS)

Space Heaters Can Be Dangerous, Fire Officials Warn

This week’s fatal fire in Hammond, Ind. is a terrible reminder of how dangerous space heaters can be, if they’re not used properly. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

01/09/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

3 Kids Killed In Fire; Dad, 2 Other Kids Critically Injured

A 28-year-old father who suffered severe burns in a fire at his house in Hammond overnight managed to save two of his children, but he couldn’t reach three others who perished in the blaze.

01/09/2014

Residents on the Southeast Side say clouds of black dust from heaping piles of petcoke -- a byproduct of the oil refining process -- consistently blow in and around their homes. (Credit: Zimmerman Law Offices)

Deal Requires Removal of Chicago ‘Petcoke’ Piles

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office says Chicago and state officials have reached a deal with an Indiana company that will require it to remove huge black piles of petroleum coke from the city’s Southeast Side.

12/19/2013

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Man Killed In Shooting Near Indiana Bar

A 38-year-old Highland man was shot to death Friday night near the Game Time Bar, 2949 165th St., in Hammond’s Hessville section, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

12/07/2013

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Minooka Woman Dies After Hammond Crash

A southwest suburban woman died early Sunday after a motor vehicle accident in Hammond, Indiana.

11/24/2013

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Munster Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal 2012 Crash

Nearly one year after the crash, a Munster man has been charged with causing death while operating while intoxicated with a blood alcohol level of at least 0.15 percent.

11/06/2013

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Hammond Man Charged With Molesting Child

Hammond man has been charged with three counts of Class C felony child molesting and with Class D felony dissemination of matter harmful for minors for allegedly showing a 10-year-old pornography and forcing sex with her.

11/03/2013

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Police Investigate 2 Saturday Homicides In NW Indiana

Two men were killed in separate homicides Saturday night in Lake County.

10/21/2013

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Second Suspect Charged In 2012 Indiana Double-Murder

Alehandro Sanchez, 21, is accused in the April 7, 2012 slayings of Jeffery Trinka and Jennifer Guinn at a home just west of the Valparaiso city limits.

10/15/2013

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Pedestrian Struck After Walking Onto Expressway In Indiana

A Chicago man suffered life-threatening injuries after walking into traffic on I-80/94 and being struck by a vehicle Saturday.

09/15/2013

Hammond Carjacking Leads To Chase, Crash In Chicago

A state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, who helped Hammond police chase the vehicle.

09/06/2013

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Teen Struck, Killed By Car In Hammond

An Indiana teen died Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle in Hammond.

09/02/2013

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Two Held In Fatal Drug-Related Shooting In Indiana

Authorities said they will likely file charges Wednesday in connection to a drug-related shooting Monday afternoon that left one teen dead and another man injured.

08/28/2013

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in an apparent case of road rage, then crashed into this gas pump in Hammond, Ind., on Aug. 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Jail Guard Charged In Fatal Road Rage Shooting In Hammond

On Thursday, 23-year-old Montrell Moss was shot and killed, after throwing a cup of water at a van that had twice cut him off along Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond, Ind.

08/11/2013

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Road Rage Incident Leaves One Man Dead

A case of road rage ends in murder. And a 61-year-old man is now being questioned by police.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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Fire Destroys Hammond Warehouse

A fire that could be seen for miles destroyed a Hammond trucking company this morning and prompted the evacuation of some nearby businesses and residents, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

07/27/2013

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