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Lake County (Indiana)

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  • Pedestrian Bridge Collapses in Indiana

    Pedestrian Bridge Collapses in Indiana
    (WGN-AM)- About 25 people were sent to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries and no fatalities were reported after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Merrillville, Ind., after a fireworks show Saturday evening, police said today. A...
  • Woman Discovers Mother's Ashes Were Actually Crushed Seashells

    (WGN-AM)- For nearly three years, Marisol Villareal kept what she thought were her mother's cremated remains surrounded by family photos and Mother's Day cards on a computer desk in her East Chicago, Ind. home. But in June, Villarreal discovered that her...
  • Patience Shrinking, Trash Piles Growing Over Garbage Dispute In Gary

    Patience Shrinking, Trash Piles Growing Over Garbage Dispute In Gary
    (WGN-AM)- Nicole Carpenter is the kind of proud homeowner who keeps her lawn neatly trimmed and the flowers in her wheelbarrow planter blooming. But for two weeks, her yard has been getting smellier, with the stench of used diapers and rotting food...
  • Crown Point, Ind. Man Charged For Bar Murder

    (WGN-AM)- A Crown Point, Ind., man has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting a man outside of a Winfield bar Sunday morning. Daniel Robert Mola, 26, is charged with fatally shooting Christopher A. Elkins, 45, of Lakes of the Four Seasons,...
  • 60-Year-Old Man Gets 5 Years for Child Molestation

    (WGN-AM)- A Hammond man who pleaded guilty to child molesting last month was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, prosecutors said. Stephen Barnhart, 60, pleaded guilty to the crime on June 22. According to a press release from the office of the...
  • Woman, Two Teenage Kids Guilty in Plot to Kill Man

    (WGN-AM)- A former northwest Indiana woman accused of conspiring to kill her husband with her teenage children pleaded guilty today to her role in the murder plot. Judy Denise Parker pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death...
  • Sister of H1N1 Victim Also Dies From The Virus

    Sister of H1N1 Victim Also Dies From The Virus
    A third Hoosier has died from the H1N1 virus. The woman is the sister of a young man who died from the virus earlier this month. This, as health officials are scrambling to get ready for this coming flu season. The woman had been showing signs of...
  • Indicted political figure hires ex-Gary mayor

    A longtime Lake County political figure indicted on two counts of mail fraud has hired as his attorney the man who appointed him as Gary's acting mayor two years ago. Dozier Allen Jr. became acting mayor when Scott King resigned in 2006. Allen has...
  • Daniels: Not much the state can do to help Gary

    Governor Daniels says there is little the state can do to help the city of Gary with its $13 million budget shortfall this year. He tells the Gary Post-Tribune's editorial board that the city should do everything it can to get its financial house in order...
  • Band teacher charged with having sex with student

    A Hammond school band teacher faces child molestation charges for allegedly having sex with one of his 14-year-old students repeatedly at the school over 10 months. Forty-one-year-old James Ciammetti, of Oak Lawn, Illinois, was charged yesterday with...
  • Prison says convict's escape thwarted

    The superintendent of the maximum-security state prison in Pendleton says guards caught a convicted murderer attempting to escape by scaling a prison wall. Pendleton Correctional Facility Superintendent Brett Mize says that 44-year-old Larry R. Fleming...
  • Controversial early voting centers open in Indiana

    Early voting is said to be heavy in Lake County, Indiana after a judge ordered three voting centers opened. Democrats wanted the centers opened in Gary, Hammond and East Chicago. Republicans sued to stop centers, claiming they could lead to voter fraud....