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 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.
Potholes On Boy Scout Road At Hammond, Chicago Border Cause Thousands In Damage To Drivers CarsDrivers say a rocky stretch of road near Hammond's far southeast border is causing thousands of dollars in car damage, but little is being done to fix the problem.
Hammond To Close 3 Schools, Cut At Least 130 Staff PositionsThree schools in Hammond will close for good this summer, and more than 100 staff positions will be cut, due to a budget deficit of more than $10 million.
$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.
Luke Wiersma Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Threatening To Blow Up Abortion ClinicsLuke Wiersma, 35, of Dyer, Ind., pleaded guilty last year to posting threats through the clinics' websites at least seven times between October and November of 2017.
Hammond Police Seek Public Help In Locating Hit-And-Run SuspectHammond, Indiana police are seeking public assistance in locating a driver accused in a hit-and-run incident that caused multiple injuries.
Hammond Woman Charged With Murder In Death Of Boyfriend Run Over By Car A northwestern Indiana woman has been charged with murder for allegedly killing her boyfriend by driving over him twice with a car.
Alcohol Likely A Factor In Crash That Killed Indiana Woman: PoliceAn Indiana woman was killed Tuesday night in an accident on I-80/94.
City Of Hammond Sues Homeowner For Renting One Bedroom Property On Airbnb To Dozens Of PeopleThe City of Hammond is suing the owner of an Airbnb rental property, accusing him of converting the unit to house up to 62 people.
Two Men Plead Guilty In Wire Thefts Tied To Indiana, IllinoisPolice have said the men were spotted in September coming out of the Cook County Forest Preserve in Calumet City, Illinois. They were arrested with a large amount of copper wire.
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.
Hammond Police Chase Ends In Suspect's DeathA Hammond police chase ended in a deadly crash Wednesday night.
Suspect Is Ejected From Vehicle And Dies During Hammond Police ChaseA suspect is dead following a police chase in Hammond, Indiana, Wednesday night.
Woman Pinned By Car At NWI Tollbooth DiesThe Michigan woman, who was crushed by her own vehicle at a tollbooth last week, was expected to be ok but died from her injuries.