10-Year-Old Boy Shot In East ChicagoA 10-year-old boy was shot in East Chicago, Indiana Friday night, according to police.
$26M Cleanup Starting On Contaminated Indiana CanalThe river flows 13 miles (21 kilometers) through Gary, East Chicago and Hammond. Steelmaking, meatpacking and oil refining contaminated the river's sediment with heavy metals and PCBs as well as oil and grease.
EPA Aims To Remove Polluted Soil From 167 East Chicago HomesIn 2016, over 1,000 people were forced from the West Calumet Housing Complex after tests found high lead levels in blood samples from some children and some yards with lead levels over 70 times the U.S. safety standard.
Group Seeks 2nd Hearing On Tainted NW Indiana Site's CleanupThe East Chicago Calumet Coalition Community Advisory Group says many residents didn't have a chance to speak at a November 29 hearing due to a time limit and the cleanup plan's complicated nature.
EPA Plans Soil Removal At Lead-Tainted Indiana ComplexThe EPA estimates the cleanup project at the East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex will cost about $26 million.
Indiana Health Officials Push Parents To Test Kids For LeadThe Environmental Protection Agency tore down the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Indiana after high lead levels were discovered in the soil in 2016. The Indiana Department of Health says the finding has prompted more than 2,200 East Chicago residents to get blood tests, but it's not enough.
One Person Injured In East Chicago Home Explosion"At first I thought a car had crashed into the house."
Teenager Charged In Death Of 11-Year-Old In East ChicagoA 17-year-old boy has been charged in the shooting death of an 11-year-old in an East Chicago, Ind., park.
Crews Begin Demolishing Lead-Contaminated East Chicago Housing ComplexDemolition workers have begun tearing down a public housing complex in East Chicago, Indiana, as part of a cleanup of a site contaminated with lead and arsenic.
Firm That Designed Collapsed FIU Bridge Also Building East Chicago SpanThe FIGG Bridge Group designed the Florida pedestrian bridge that collapsed, and is building the upcoming Cline Avenue bridge replacement in East Chicago, Indiana.
Gary Casinos May Ban SmokingA casino giant hopes to snuff out a proposed smoking ban in Gary Indiana.
Hammond Mayor Reveals Family's Lawyer Was Target Of Post Office Pipe BombA pregnant postal worker was injured when that bomb exploded at the East Chicago post office on Sept. 6.
Suspect Charged In E. Chicago Pipe Bomb ExplosionFederal authorities have made an arrest in the case of a pipe bomb that exploded at a post office in East Chicago on September 6th.
East Chicago, Ind. Post Office Bomb Linked To Hammond ThreatHammond Mayor Thomas McDermott says the pipe bomb that exploded at the East Chicago post office last month, injuring a worker, was meant for an attorney working for the city.
East Chicago Post Office Reopens After Employee Injured In Pipe Bomb BlastThe FBI confirmed the blast was the result of a single pipe bomb that went off shortly after 6:30 p.m., injuring a postal employee.