Several recent armed robberies had been reported near 35th and Buchanan in Gary, Ind., in which two suspects robbed people trying to buy iPhones after connecting through an app called “OfferUp,” Gary police said in a statement.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said Chicago area drivers can expect to see prices fall by up to 50 cents in the next couple weeks, after BP confirmed it has reopened the crude distillation unit that went offline on Aug. 8.
If you have a late summer road trip planned, there’s good news—the average gas price in the Chicago area has dropped 15 cents since Thursday, and prices are expected to keep going down.
Jon Vert was riding a bike and towing his fiancée, Melinda Arvia, and young nephew in a bike trailer, when a motorist struck them. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Bryant Wardell faces five charges including reckless homicide and causing death while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield. The warrant was issued Wednesday afternoon.
Though gas prices have been plummeting nationally, drivers in the Chicago area suddenly have seen a major bump at the pump.
Shelton Curtis, 22, faces two counts of murder in the Aug. 6 shooting deaths of James Powell and Raymond Washington-Whitehead, authorities said. An accomplice of Curtis’, 22-year-old Kevin Blackmon, is also in custody and faces at least one charge of assisting a criminal.
Officers were called to the 2000 block of Carolina Street about 12:40 a.m. for reports of a person down, according to a statement from Gary police.
About 9 p.m., a male with a gunshot wound was driven to Methodist Hospital Northlake and told investigators the shooting happened in the area of the 4500 to 4700 blocks of Harrison Street, according to a statement from Gary police.
Shelton Curtis, 22, is charged with murder in the shooting death of two teens last week.
The family of a missing Gary, Indiana, woman was hoping a GoFundMe campaign would help them bring her home.
There were two fatal shootings Monday night within minutes of each other; a 15-year-old girl was slain Sunday night; and a 22-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning.
Alec McCloud, 44, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in his vehicle a few minutes before 8 p.m. at 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Street in Gary, Ind., according to Gary police and the Lake County coroner’s office.
Five people, including a truck driver from north suburban Lake Zurich, were killed overnight, when a tanker truck caused a chain reaction crash on Interstate 65 near Lafayette, Indiana.
A man convicted of killing two children and molesting a third has been freed from prison for a second time, prompting police to warn residents in northwest Indiana to steer clear of him.
More close encounters with a black bear that has been hanging around Michigan City have prompted state officials to take a more aggressive stance to capture the bear, so it can be taken back to the wild in Michigan.
Gov. Mike Pence and Indiana Adjutant General Corey Carr say soldiers and airmen will begin carrying personal handguns at National Guard armories and recruiting stations Monday to defend themselves following the fatal shootings of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Indiana state officials have set a trap to catch a black bear that has been wandering around the Michigan City area for the past month, and if they catch him, they plan to take him back home to Michigan.
A northwest Indiana man has been charged with a gang-related killing in Hammond last year, and prosecutors say his mother threatened a witness on Thursday.
Ronald Mayes suffered blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident near 39th and Massachusetts avenues in Gary, the coroner’s office said. A Gary police spokesman could not be reached early Wednesday for comment.