HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded a Gary man $25.5 million in his lawsuit alleging that a now-retired police officer violated his civil rights and deprived him of a fair trial in a case involving a 1980 rape and robbery.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sam Griesel had 22 points and nine rebounds, Juwan Gary added 14 points and 11 boards, and Nebraska beat Maine 79-66 on Monday night in a season opener.
Griesel (North Dakota State) and Gary (Alabama) are both newcomers and they offer NCAA Tournament experience.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Gary man of armed robbery and a weapons charge in the slaying of a bank security guard last year, prosecutors said Thursday.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — After a lunchtime roundtable with Indiana Sen. Todd Young and Utah Rep. Burgess Owens, Republican congressional candidate Jennifer-Ruth Green suggested she appreciated "serving alongside my peers.”
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged in the 1994 rape and murder of a northwestern Indiana woman found strangled to death inside her home with an electrical cord.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Retired Bishop Dale Melczek, who led Indiana's Catholic Diocese of Gary for more than two decades, has died at age 83.
The diocese said Melczek died Thursday after going into hospice care following a recent severe stroke.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — One girl died and another was released after treatment at a hospital after they were pulled from Lake Michigan after struggling in the water Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
Visitors were able to pull one of the girls from the water at Gary's Marquette Beach but the other remained underwater until a Lake County Sheriff’s Department helicopter located her in the water and directed responders to her location, Indiana conservation officers said.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Gary's mayor said his family is “heartbroken" by the news that a relative was among three people fatally shot during a July Fourth block party in the northwestern Indiana city.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Gunfire during a July Fourth block party in northwestern Indiana left three people dead and seven wounded early Tuesday, police said.
The shooting happened in a residential neighborhood of Gary, Indiana, about 12:45 a.m.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A Gary resident has been confirmed as the second person in Indiana diagnosed with monkeypox.
The patient has been isolated and health officials have contacted others who have had close contact with the patient, Gary Health Commissioner Dr.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Two people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting at an Indiana nightclub early Sunday, police said.
Officers responding to reports of shots fired around 2 a.m.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Gary woman has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for providing two teenagers with guns and later hiding a gun her boyfriend used to kill them in 2020.
A Lake County judge sentenced Dawn Carden, 43, on Thursday.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Three people were taken into custody following a Sunday shooting that wounded two people shortly after a graduation ceremony in northwestern Indiana, police said.
CROWN POINT, Ind., (AP) — Indiana's appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of a Gary man sentenced last year to 115 years in prison for a fatal shooting at a gas station.
The 2-1 decision released Wednesday overturned Marquis D.
KENTLAND, Ind. (AP) — A 36-year-old man has been shot and wounded by officers after escaping from a jail transport van in western Indiana and later firing shots from an apartment he ran into, state police said.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Gary man was sentenced to 130 years in prison Friday after being convicted in the 2020 killings of two teenage boys found shot to death in a northwest Indiana home.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Gary woman has admitted helping hide a gun her boyfriend used to kill two teenagers at a Gary-area home, court records show.
Dawn Carden, 43, pleaded guilty Monday to assisting a criminal and dangerous control of a firearm in connection with the Oct.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago man has been sentenced to 105 years in prison in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl found dumped in a trash-filled Gary alley with her hands bound behind her back.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — The death of a missing woman whose remains were found this week has been ruled an accident, coroners said Thursday.
Preliminary findings following an autopsy Thursday on 23-year-old Ariana Taylor of Calumet Township are consistent with trauma from a motor vehicle accident complicated with drowning, the Lake County Coroner's Office said.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Human remains found in Gary on Wednesday morning were identified as those of a missing woman, police announced.
The body of 23-year-old Ariana Taylor of Calumet Township was found at in a shallow drainage ditch around 9 a.m.
CROWN POIINT, Ind. (AP) — A Lake County judge sentenced a Gary man to more than 103 years in prison Tuesday for fatally shooting his girlfriend and leaving her body in a car he set ablaze.
A jury last month convicted Hugh Scott, 37, of murder and other charges in the June 2018 slaying of Davita Ward, 39.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Northwest Indiana authorities are investigating after a Gary man charged earlier this year in a 2018 triple homicide was found dead in his jail cell.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Gary man has been convicted in the 2020 killings of two teenage boys found shot to death in a northwest Indiana home.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Two teenage boys have made their first court appearances after being charged in the slaying of a retired Gary firefighter who was a member of the high school basketball team that won the 1968 state title.
GARY, Ind., (AP) — A 15-year-old boy hit his mother with a brick and stole her SUV minutes before he crashed it into another vehicle at high speed, killing a 40-year-old Gary man, police said.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man accused of shooting a Gary police detective with felony attempted murder and other counts.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A suspect who's in custody allegedly ambushed and shot a veteran Gary police officer Monday as the officer was investigating a vehicle that was driving recklessly, police said Tuesday.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A Gary police officer was shot and wounded Monday while responding to reports of gunshots fired in the northwest Indiana city, police said.
Sgt. William Fazekas was listed in stable condition at a hospital, according to Gary Police Public Information Officer Lt.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to attacking and injuring two Indiana state troopers during a roadside scuffle along a northwest Indiana highway ramp.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Two Gary men have been arrested in the 2018 shooting deaths of three people whose bodies were found along a roadside and in a car's trunk after they had attended a birthday celebration.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors filed murder charges Wednesday against the mother and brother of a 6-year-old boy who died after being placed in a cold shower as punishment for misbehavior.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who was a freighter shipmate has died in an accident aboard a 1,000-foot freighter along northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Richard Gray of Traverse City died Monday following the accident on the Walter J.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Bond was set at $5 million Wednesday for an Illinois woman whose 6-year-old son died after being placed in a cold shower as punishment for misbehavior, a prosecutor said.
Jannie Perry, 38, of North Chicago, was charged Saturday with first-degree murder in the death of Damari Perry.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A 6-year-old Illinois boy whose body was found in Gary after he went missing died of hypothermia, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday in a pending cause of death.
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — The mother of a missing Illinois boy was charged with murder Saturday after the 6-year-old's body was discovered near an abandoned house in northwestern Indiana, authorities said.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — An Illinois woman and a child died Friday after the driver of a car they were riding in collided twice with a semitrailer on the Borman Expressway in Gary, police said.
The woman from Matteson, Illinois, was ejected in the midday crash, police said.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — An ambulance was stolen from a Gary hospital parking lot but was recovered a few miles away, police said.
Gary police received a call about the ambulance stolen from outside the emergency room at Methodist Hospitals—Northlake Campus at 7:34 p.m.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Gary's mayor has imposed the first wave of planned restrictions, including limits on traffic at city offices, in response to surging COVID-19 cases in the northwest Indiana city.
Mayor Jerome Prince said Thursday that the first phase of the city's two-phase effort would begin immediately and stay in effect through Dec.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The company that runs the Kentucky Derby has been picked to take over the stalled project to build a casino in the western Indiana city of Terre Haute.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A Gary man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison in the slaying of a pizza delivery driver he and another man lured to an abandoned house for a planned robbery.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Two young girls and a woman died after being ejected from their vehicle after it was struck Tuesday morning in Gary, authorities said.
Deyki Mitchell, 13, and Deniya Brown, 11, died in the crash, as did Shermika Herbert, 37, Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey said.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A man was shot and killed after his brother's funeral in northwestern Indiana, police said.
“The family had barely started their meal together when this happened, the unrequited grief now compounded,” said the Rev.
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal agents have seized 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of cocaine in Chicago.
Three people were arrested, and a private plane was seized as part of last Wednesday’s operation, the U.S.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Olympic gymnast Dianne Durham, who died earlier this year, was remembered Saturday at memorial services in northwest Indiana as a pioneer.
Durham was the first Black woman to win a USA Gymnastics national championship.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former Gary police officer for allegedly using excessive force against a man he had handcuffed and placed under arrest during a traffic stop.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted 16 men mostly from Northwest Indiana on charges they committed murder, robbery and drug dealing for Gary’s Sin City Deciples motorcycle club.
The 57-page indictment announced Wednesday alleges Sin City members and associates have operated a racketeering conspiracy since 2009 to traffic drugs and illegal firearms and terrorize rival motorcycle organizations.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana University Northwest campus was closed Monday due to flooding caused by the ongoing rainfall, a school spokesperson said.
“All classes will be held remotely and students should check Canvas for updates,” campus spokeswoman Marisa Villalobos said.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A Gary man is suing northwest Indiana police more than a year after he alleged that officers sprayed him with pepper spray and knelt on him when they encountered him near a protest over George Floyd’s death.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — One person died after a car and a South Shore commuter train collided, authorities said.
A motorist tried to go around the gates at a crossing in Gary and was struck by the train around 6 p.m.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A man who drove away from an attempted police traffic stop collided with a school bus, causing it to roll over as a northwest Indiana officer pursued him, police said.
No children were inside the bus when it rolled onto its side Tuesday afternoon in Gary, said Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez.