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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

A woman from Addison, Ill., and her two daughters were shot while driving in Hammond, Ind., on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Mom, Two Daughters Shot In Hammond

An attempt to buy a cell phone might have led to the shootings of a woman and her two daughters in Hammond, Indiana.

07/27/2014

Walter Watkins (Credit: School City Of Hammond)

Hammond School Superintendent Robbed And Beaten

Police said Walter Watkins’ sister stopped by his house Tuesday morning to bring him breakfast, and noticed evidence of a break-in. She found her Watkins inside, suffering from head injuries.

07/01/2014

Surveillance photo of the suspect who assaulted an elderly man at a northwest Indiana train station Thursday morning. (NICTD police)

Suspect Assaults, Robs Elderly Man At Hammond, Ind. Train Station

Indiana authorities have released a surveillance photo in an effort to catch the man who assaulted an 84-year-old man and stole his wallet.

06/27/2014

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Teen Dies After Diving Off Lake Michigan Pier In Whiting

Jose Alcazar, 18, and two friends dove into the lake off a fishing pier near Whihala Beach around 8 p.m., and Alcazar almost immediately began to struggle in the water.

06/17/2014

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Hammond Man Killed After Car Hits Disabled Truck In Gary

A northwest Indiana man is dead and his passenger was seriously injured after the car he was driving crashed into a disabled straight-truck early Saturday on eastbound Interstate 80/94 near Grant Street in Gary, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting.

05/31/2014

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Hammond, Ind. Police: K-9 Officer Did Not Abuse Dog, Will Get Additional Training

A Hammond, Ind. police officer has been cleared of abuse allegations following a viral video that showed him lifting a police dog in the air by the animal’s collar.

05/19/2014

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Naked Man Arrested After NW Indiana Pursuit

An on-again, off-again police pursuit on U.S. 30 Friday afternoon ended when a Hammond man crashed into four other vehicles, then took off running naked down Broadway, police said.

05/17/2014

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Brush Fire Erupts Along I-94 In Northwest Indiana

The Hammond Fire Department responded to the blaze about 8 p.m. off I-94, between Indianapolis and Kennedy avenues, according to Indiana State Police.

05/03/2014

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Video Of Hammond Officer’s Treatment Of K-9 Prompts Investigation

A resident shot video of the officer holding his police dog in the air by the leash.

05/01/2014

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Hammond Woman Shot And Killed At Her Home

A woman was found shot to death at her home in Northwest Indiana early Sunday.

03/30/2014

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Hammond Man Charged In South Side Shooting That Wounded Two

A Northwest Indiana man has been charged with shooting two men last week on the South Side.

03/29/2014

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Hammond Man Heralded As Hero For Saving Neighbor From Fire

John Tomczak Jr. was watching TV in his living room about 10:25 a.m. when he heard a strange noise coming from outside his Hammond, Ind., home, he said. He went to the back of his house to see if he could figure out what it was.

03/27/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Hammond

Police are investigating a possibly narcotics-involved shooting that led to the death of a man in northwest Indiana on Wednesday.

03/13/2014

An SUV crashed into the Philly Steaks and Lemonade shop in Hammond. (Surveillance video)

Surveillance Camera Captures SUV Crashing Into Hammond Restaurant

Heavy snow and cold created a slippery mess at an intersection in downtown Hammond Wednesday morning.

03/05/2014

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Police Fatally Shoot Suspect In Hammond

Police in northwestern Indiana say a man has died after being wounded in an officer-related shooting.

02/17/2014

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