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Police Investigate 2 Saturday Homicides In NW Indiana

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


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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.



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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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Man Killed In Fire At Hammond Home

A Hammond man died Saturday after he was injured in a fire at his northwest Indiana home.


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Judge Rules Hammond Teacher Facing Sex Charges Must Stay In Jail

A former northwest Indiana algebra teacher accused of having sex with one student and possessing sexually explicit photos of at least one more student will remain in jail after a federal judge denied his request for home detention.


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Hammond Fire Dept. Investigating String Of Arson Fires

Three fires in a week, all within a few blocks of each other, all of them arson CBS 2’S Derrick Blakley says investigators in Hammond are looking into the pattern, trying to discover who set the fires and why.


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Woman Abducted From Gas Station, Raped And Robbed: Police

A suspect hid in the woman’s minivan while she was shopping inside the gas station and revealed himself once she drove away, forcing her to drive to various locations.


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Former Hammond Teacher Accused Of Sexting With Female Students

Jon Erik Lilly, 27, was arrested Wednesday, charged with possessing visual depictions of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013