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  • Gary Aug 9

    Gary Man Arrested for Recording Police Officer, Now Considering Legal Action

    Attorneys representing a Gary man who was arrested in July for recording a police officer detaining a woman say their client’s First Amendment rights were violated, and they’re now considering legal action. Andre James, who was arrested for the incident in early July, posted a video on social media showing part of the encounter, and it’s since been viewed...

  • Gary Jul 10

    12-Year-Old Boy Dies in Drowning at Marquette Park Along Lake Michigan

    First responders have recovered the body of a 12-year-old boy who drowned Thursday evening at Gary’s Marquette Park Beach along Lake Michigan, police said. The Gary Police Department first responded to Marquette Park Beach at 5:09 p.m. for a call of a child in the water. Jerail C. Lee Jr., 12, from Glenwood, IL, was wading in chest deep water…

  • Gary Jun 7

    Gary Mayor Addressing Illegal Dumping to Combat City's Decay

    The new mayor of Gary said he’s found a litany of sites around his financially struggling city that are littered with illegally dumped trash which can be found “in every crack and crevice.” Mayor Jerome Prince, who took office in January, said he’s seeking innovative approaches to address the long-running problem of unauthorized dumping in the northwestern Indiana city because only...

  • Gary May 20

    2 Men Fatally Shot in Gary Tuesday, Police Say

    Two people were killed in a shooting Tuesday morning in Gary, Indiana, authorities said. Officers responded at approximately 11:38 a.m. to the 1300 block of Grant Street for reports of a shooting during a possible robbery, Gary police said. There, they found Phillip Phillips, 21, and a male of an unknown age with gunshot wounds, police and the Lake County…

  • Twitter May 19

    Joe Jackson Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

    A private funeral for Joe Jackson was held at Forest Lawn in Glendale, California, Monday, E! News reported. Family members, including Janet Jackson, were spotted at the funeral.

  • Gary May 17

    12-Year-Old Chicago Boy Shot to Death in Indiana

    A 12-year-old Chicago boy died of a gunshot wound Saturday in Gary, Indiana. Demetrius Townsel Jr. was pronounced dead at 9:36 p.m. at Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus, 600 Grant St. in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. He lived in the Back of the Yards on Chicago’s South Side. He had been shot and...

  • Gary Apr 29

    Indiana Trooper Seriously Injured in Gary Crash

    An Indiana State trooper was seriously injured early Wednesday when an alleged intoxicated driver rear-ended him while the trooper was responding to another crash in Gary.

  • Gary Apr 29

    Indiana Trooper Seriously Injured in Gary Crash

    An Indiana State trooper was seriously injured early Wednesday when an alleged intoxicated driver rear-ended him while the trooper was responding to another crash in Gary.

  • Gary Mar 4

    6 Arrested in Drug Bust at Gary Apartment

    Several people were arrested after a drug search uncovered suspected drugs at an apartment building Tuesday in northwest Indiana. Six people are facing possible trespassing, visiting a common nuisance and residential entry charges after authorities searched an apartment in the 1100 block of Connecticut Street in Gary, the Lake County sheriff’s office said in a statement. At least one of them may also...

  • Gary Feb 8

    Man Shot, Paralyzed 13-Year-Old Girl in Gary After She Refused Him Sex: Police

    A man is accused of shooting a 13-year-old girl in the back and paralyzing her after she refused to have sex with him last month in Gary, Indiana. Shamar Walker, 18, is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, battery resulting in serious bodily injury and battery by means of a deadly weapon, according to an affidavit from the Lake County…

  • Gary Indiana Jan 29

    Indiana Fishermen Catch Apparent Live Grenade in Little Calumet River: Police

    Two Indiana fishermen snagged an unexpected catch in Gary on Monday. The men finishing in Little Calumet River unexpectedly caught what appears to be a live grenade, police said.

  • Gary Jan 16

    Man Dies After Being Shot, Rear-Ending Vehicle in Gary

    A man is dead after Gary police responding to a call of a car accident discovered that the man had been shot prior to the crash. Police responded to a call of a traffic crash and shots fired at approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Clark Road. When authorities arrived on scene, they found that…

  • Gary Jan 15

    Gary Police Shooting Connected to Merrillville Homicide: Cops

    A shooting in which two Gary police officers were injured and a suspect was fatally shot Monday night is connected to the homicide of a woman who was found dead at a Merrillville hotel, police confirmed. On Monday afternoon, Gary police responded to a location in the 2500 block of Waverly Drive, which is at the Westbrook Apartment complex, to…

  • merillville Jan 15

    Suspect in Motel Murder Killed in Police Shootout

    A man is dead after wounding two police officers during a shootout in northwest Indiana. Now we’re learning that prior to the shootout, he strangled a woman to death in a motel room. NBC 5’s Chris Coffey has the details.

  • Gary Jan 14

    Gary Police Shooting Connected to Merrillville Homicide: Cops

    A shooting in which two Gary police officers were injured and a suspect was fatally shot Monday night is connected to the homicide of a woman who was found dead at a Merrillville hotel, police confirmed. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup reports.

  • Gary Jan 14

    2 Officers Shot, Suspect Killed Following Gary SWAT Standoff

    Two Gary police officers were shot and a suspect was shot and killed following a standoff involving a SWAT team that lasted several hours Monday, police said. In the afternoon hours, Gary police responded to a location in the 2500 block of Waverly Drive, which is at the Westbrook Apartment complex, to assist the Merrillville Police Dept. in searching for…

  • Gary Jan 14

    Video Shows Scene of Gary Police-Involved Shooting

    Several police officers responded to a shooting involving a Gary police officer Monday evening. Mike Lorber was over the scene in Sky 5.

  • Gary Jan 13

    Gary Man Shot and Killed Sunday Night

    A 21-year-old man from Gary was killed after being shot and crashing his car Sunday evening in northwest Indiana. Marcelis Stevenson crashed a vehicle into a tree about 10:45 p.m. near 35th and Fillmore streets in Gary, according to Gary police and the Lake County coroner’s office. Paramedics attempted CPR, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities...

  • Gary Jan 4

    Several Abandoned Schools to be Demolished in Gary

    Gary Mayor Jerome Prince has launched a plan to demolish abandoned schools which he said are not only an eyesore, but can also be dangerous. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup reports.

  • Gary Dec 17, 2019

    Father of 4-Year-Old Killed in Gary Was Gunned Down in Chicago This Year

    The father of a 4-year-old boy who was shot and killed in northwest Indiana early Monday was gunned down earlier this year in Chicago, police say. Kate Chappell reports.

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