Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Considers Eliminating Recycling ProgramHammond could join a growing list of cities eliminating or scaling back their recycling programs.
Ten More Members Of Latin Dragon Nation Charged In Federal Court With Murder, Other Violent ActsTen members of a violent street gang have been charged with a spree of crimes in Chicago and Northwest Indiana, ranging from murder, attempted murder, drug dealing and conspiracy.
Former Hammond Police Officer Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Two Female StudentsA former Hammond, Indiana, police officer is accused of sexual misconduct involving two female students riding in his cop car, and some say the city unnecessarily put those students in harm's way.
Hammond Shuts Down Busy State Line Road, Gives No Notice To ChicagoThe City Of Hammond shut down its part of 134th Street, which becomes 136th Street in Indiana, indefinitely Friday--leaving drivers scrambling for a detour across the state line into Chicago.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Shuts Down Boy Scout Road Bordering ChicagoHammond mayor Tom McDermott shut down a road along the border of Chicago and told a local radio show that he may never re-open the street again.
Hammond Mayor Suggests Businesses Should Be Responsible For Road From IL To INThe City of Chicago was patching up potholes on the far southeast side Thursday morning, just hours after a CBS 2 story exposing car damage from a bumpy stretch of 134th Street.
Marcus Jester Of Missouri Charged With Several Felonies After Hammond Traffic StopA Missouri man who was stopped by Indiana State police on Interstate 80/94 is now facing several drug possession and drunk driving charges.
Hammond Police Officer Jaime Garcia Resigns Under Scrutiny; Sources Say Incident In Question Involves A WomanThe department was investigating Jaime Garcia after receiving information on the officer last Thursday. He was immediately placed on administrative leave, but it's unclear was sparked the initial investigation. Sources say the incident in question involved a woman.