Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Considers Eliminating Recycling ProgramHammond could join a growing list of cities eliminating or scaling back their recycling programs.
Hammond Mayor Proposes Nude Beach In April Fools' Prank The Hammond, Indiana, mayor announced his decision to create a nude beach as part of an April Fools prank Monday.
New Charges Brought In Wire Thefts Tied To Indiana, IllinoisTwo men arrested in connection with a rash of copper wire thefts in northwestern Indiana and neighboring communities in Illinois are now facing federal charges.
Two People Found Dead In Hammond, Indiana HomeHammond police are conducting a death investigation after two people were found dead inside a home Wednesday morning.
Hammond Parents Demand Answers After Reports Of Lead In Water At SchoolsOutraged parents in Hammond, Indiana are demanding answers after learning half of their public schools show elevated levels of lead in their water.
FBI Offering $20,000 For Information Leading To Suspects In Brinks Truck RobberyThe FBI is hoping some new pictures and a big reward will help them find the people who robbed a Brinks truck.
5 Teens In Custody After Hammond Lyft Carjacking PursuitDuring the ride, the suspects pulled out multiple guns and threatened the rideshare driver before stealing the car.
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.
Police Investigate If West Lawn Attempted Robbery, Shooting Connected To Other RobberiesDetectives in Northwest Indiana and Chicago are trying to determine if several recent robberies are connected to the shooting of a 73-year-old man in the Southwest Side.
13-Year-Old Boy Struck By Falling Bullet In NW Indiana DiesA 13-year-old boy who was struck by a falling bullet that was likely fired into the air like a firework last weekend has died.
Woman And Son Beaten, Robbed In Brookfield After Leaving CasinoA 71-year-old woman and her son were beaten and robbed after returning to west suburban Brookfield early Monday after a trip to a casino in northwest Indiana.
Carjacking Victim Speaks Out After Having Gun Pointed At His Face It was a terrifying carjacking that lead to a high speed chase and a dramatic crash.
Hammond Pastor Dismissed For 'Improper Relationship With Young Woman'The longtime pastor of a northwest Indiana church has been dismissed due to an "improper relationship with a young woman."
Redheaded Valentine's Baby Has Heart-Shaped BirthmarkA baby born on Valentine's Day to a Hammond couple is a regular Cupid.
Burglars Steal 33 Guns From Hammond Shooting RangeFederal authorities are offering a reward to anyone who helps them catch the burglars who made off with more than two dozen guns from a shooting range in Hammond, Ind.