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Major Bridge In Hammond, East Chicago To Be Demolished, Rebuilt

Demolition of a bridge that connects Hammond and East Chicago in northwest Indiana is scheduled to begin next week.

01/08/2013

Ambulance

Man Dies After Falling Through Ice On Wolf Lake

A 50-year old Whiting, Indiana man has drowned after falling through ice.

01/04/2013

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

Three Gary Men Charged With Hammond Man’s Murder

HAMMOND, Ind. (STMW) – Three Gary men face murder charges after shooting a man in the head during a drug-related robbery on Dec. 17 in Hammond. Marvel Harper Jr., 22, Dontrel Hughes, 19, and Marcus […]

12/27/2012

Hammond, Ind. police respond to a bank robbery Friday. (CBS/Pamela Jones)

Hammond, Ind. Officer Shot During Bank Robbery

Police say someone on the phone with a bank teller called police when the teller suddenly dropped the phone just before 11 a.m. Shortly after police arrived, the gunman opened fire.

12/21/2012

This mini van collided with a semi on the Borman Expy. on Wednesday. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Van Destroyed In Crash On Borman Expressway

A minivan was split in two Wednesday morning in Hammond when the van crashed into a disabled semi that was parked on the shoulder of the Borman Expy.

12/05/2012

Police released this sketch of a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a real estate agent. (Credit: Hammond Police Department)

Real Estate Agent Sexually Assaulted On Job In Northwest Indiana

A real estate agent showing a property in Northwest Indiana was sexually assaulted by two prospective clients.

12/05/2012

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

South Shore Train Service Restored East Of Hammond

Service on the South Shore commuter train line was temporarily suspended east of Hammond on Wednesday evening, due to damage to the overhead wires that power the trains.

11/14/2012

Damita Nicholson was killed by a drunken driver, police say. (Courtesy: Rose Nicholson)

Police: Drunken Driver Kills Mother Of 3

CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey talked with Damita Nicholson’s family. They’re grieving for a young mom taken too soon, CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.

11/12/2012

A 34-year-old woman was allegedly driving drunk on her birthday when she rear-ended a semi trailer truck on I-80 near Gary, Ind., on Oct. 27, 2012. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Semi On I-80 On Her 34th Birthday

A 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman — who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit — ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.

10/27/2012

1040 Federal Tax Return (credit: AP)

NW Indiana Officials Indicted On Corruption Charges

Federal indictments rained down Thursday on three Lake County elected officials, a former Merrillville Town Court clerk, the former director of the East Chicago Public Library and a Munster businessman.

10/05/2012

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Hammond Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle While Walking On Highway Ramp

A 23-year-old Hammond man was killed early Saturday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on the southbound ramp from Interstate 80 to Cline Avenue.

09/23/2012

Duct tape (CBS)

Armed Robbers Duct-Tape Hammond, Ind. Family During Home Invasion

The robbers took jewelry, cash, cell phones and an MP3 player.

09/21/2012

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)

Ex-Pastor Pleads Guilty To Relationship With Underage Girl

The former pastor of a huge Baptist church in Hammond, Ind., has pleaded guilty to taking a 17-year-old girl across state lines to have sex.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Tanker Driver Swipes $8,000 Worth Of Gasoline From Indiana Station

Thieves are getting creative in northwest Indiana, stealing nearly 2,500 gallons of fuel from three gas stations.

08/29/2012

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Man Accused Of Recording Girlfriend, Underage Sister In Bathroom On iPod

A Hammond, Ind., man is accused of using his iPod to spy on his girlfriend and her underage sister in their bathroom.

08/14/2012

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

Martin Jonassen, 55, allegedly kidnapped his daughter from her Missouri home then kept her tied up in a northwest Indiana motel room. (Credit: Portage Police)

Woman Claims She Recalls Nothing Of Kidnapping At Father’s Trial

he trial is underway for a Missouri man, accused of kidnapping his daughter and driving her to Northwest Indiana, where she was seen last September running naked from a motel.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

1-Year-Old Found

Car, 1-Year-Old Found After Being Taken From Fireworks Store Parking Lot

A year-old toddler – briefly the subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday – was found safe hours after the car he was sitting in was taken following a burglary at a Hammond, Ind. fireworks store.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

BP Station

Report: BP Executive Predicts Further Drop In Gas Prices

The good news keeps coming when it comes to gas prices.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

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Boy, 8, Drowns In Wolf Lake

Divers recovered the body of the child after he went under while swimming.

06/22/2012

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