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.



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.


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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.


The Hammond Fire Department is investigating three arson fires. (Credit: CBS)

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.

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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)

Disgraced Hammond Pastor Gets 12 Years For Sex With Teen

A former northwest Indiana megachurch pastor was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday for sex crimes involving a 17-year-old female church member.


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South Suburban Man Convicted Of Slashing Man’s Thoat

A Lake Superior Court jury convicted a south suburban man of attempted murder in a 2011 case in Hammond.



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.



Man Dies After Falling Through Ice On Wolf Lake

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


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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 […]


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.