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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

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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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Man Accused Of Six Murders Wants To Delay Trial

According to a motion filed in U.S. District Court in Hammond, Ind., attorneys for Juan Briseno say they are still going through evidence turned over by federal attorneys and will not be ready to start by the scheduled trial date of April 7.

02/04/2014

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

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