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Members of the NAACP were urging officials in Hammond to stop what the civil rights group calls aggressive treatment by police officers, concerned the northwest Indiana town might become the next Ferguson, Missouri.
Christopher Shaffer, 19, of the of the 4300 block of West 23rd Court, was charged Thursday with felony counts of neglect of a dependent and battery in the Saturday death of Juanzo Vargas Jr., 21 months.
For the second day in a row, more than a quarter of the children at an elementary school in northwest Indiana were not in school, as a highly contagious viral infection spread through the student body.
The national Mascot Hall of Fame has announced it is opening a multi-million dollar facility in Whiting, Indiana, in 2017.
On the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Indiana, Wisconsin, and three other states that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.
Craig Anderson, 19, was shot at his home in the 2400 block of Prospect Street, according to the Lake County (Ind.) Coroner’s office.
Relatives, friends, and colleagues of a fallen police officer were gathering in Oak Lawn on Tuesday to pay tribute to the first Merrillville, Indiana, police officer killed in the line of duty.
Police said the driver was heading south on I-57 when his car left the road near 159th Street, and hit an unoccupied construction truck – a pickup truck with a cherry picker mounted on the back.
The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is yet another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. Since last year, the vast majority of federal rulings have declared same-sex marriages bans unconstitutional.
The fire comes one day after county commissioners and council members in a joint meeting decided to bond $12 million for Department of Justice-mandated repairs at the jail, road and bridge work, and maintenance and repairs at various county buildings, including the courthouse.
The plan was in the works even before Paul George’s gruesome injury.
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
A northwest Indiana couple finally convinced authorities to listen to their complaints about a sinkhole in their back yard, after it opened up over the weekend into a massive crater that swallowed six trees.
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.
The alleged shooter left the scene, but was apprehended by police after they stopped his vehicle. Becker said the 34-year-old Whiting man was arrested without incident.
U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but he put the order on hold as a federal appeals court is taking up his earlier decisions on the issue. The state appealed the latest ruling Wednesday.
Gerald Mathews was found shot and killed about 11:50 p.m. in the 1400 block of East 36th Avenue in Gary, Ind., the Lake County Coroner’s office said in a statement.
Based on a blood test taken at the hospital after police got a warrant, Dwayne Johnson had a blood alcohol level of .17 when he crashed his Lincoln Towncar into a Chevy HHR in Center Township on July 4.
Police were called to Rain Ultra Club, 1500 E. 83rd Av., as the club was closing at 3 a.m., to assist with a crowd of several hundred people loitering in the parking lot. As officers were trying to disperse the crowd, shots were fired.