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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.

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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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Swimmer Goes Missing In Northwest Indiana

The unidentified 50-year-old man and his friends jumped into the water for a swim near Whihala Beach in Hammond, Ind. Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

07/18/2013

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Hammond Man Wanted On Robbery, Criminal Confinement Charges

The U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force in Hammond is looking for Efren Delangel, 18, who is wanted for failure to appear in a case charging him with robbery, criminal confinement and intimidation.

07/08/2013

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Prostitution Charges Filed Against Man Accused Of Killing Woman

A Chicago man already charged in northwest Indiana with murdering a woman is now facing federal charges of taking that woman and others across state lines for prostitution, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

06/27/2013

Jon Erik Lilly (Credit: Hammond Police)

Former Hammond Teacher’s Guilty Plea To Go Through

The new agreement says that in exchange for Lilly pleading guilty to two counts of possessing child pornography, federal attorneys will recommend that he serve 12 years in prison.

06/18/2013

Grass is turning brown all over the Chicago area because of this summer's drought. (CBS)

Investigators Puzzled By Glittery Substance Appearing On Lawns In Hammond

Investigators are in a Hammond neighborhood today trying to figure out what is all over people’s lawns, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.

06/05/2013

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Hammond Man Shot And Killed At House Party

Jeffrey Morgan, 21, suffered multiple gunshot wounds at a home in the 600 block of Sibley Street.

05/13/2013

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