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  • Cops: Video aided arrest in Boystown attack

     
    Darren Hayes, 24, of Hammond, Ind., is charged with aggravated battery and mob action....
  • See police sketch of "bee" killer

    See police sketch of "bee" killer
    A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
  • Indiana: America's original wine country

    Indiana: America's original wine country
    VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here. The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...
  • Officials investigate cause of Calumet Harbor boat crash

    Officials investigate cause of Calumet Harbor boat crash
    The eight people injured after their boat struck a breakwall on Lake Michigan at Calumet Harbor Sunday evening were treated and released from area hospitals as investigators determine the cause of the crash, Indiana officials said today. The eight...
  • Class action lawsuit filed for victims of State Fair tragedy

    Class action lawsuit filed for victims of State Fair tragedy
    An Indianapolis law firm has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of victims of the collapse of the main stage at the Indiana State Fair on August 13. Seven people were killed and more than 40 people were hospitalized. Jeff Hammond of the firm Cohen &...
  • Woman recorded cops after harassment claims ignored

    Woman recorded cops after harassment claims ignored
    A former stripper who is accused of illegally recording a conversation with two Chicago police internal affairs detectives cried on the witness stand Tuesday as she admitted being mad at the time because she thought her sexual harassment complaint wasn&...
  • House lawmakers debate bill banning abortion at 20 weeks

    House lawmakers debate bill banning abortion at 20 weeks
    One of the strongest abortion bans in the country is taking shape in Indiana. If it continues to move forward through the General Assembly, abortions would be outlawed in Indiana after 20 weeks except to preserve the life of the mother. The bill's...
  • Judge rejects plea deal for former fugitive surgeon

    Judge rejects plea deal for former fugitive surgeon
    For five years, former patients of Chicago surgeon Mark Weinberger's feared that the man they claim maimed them with unnecessary surgeries had made a clean getaway. In 2004, with hundreds of malpractice lawsuits piling up and federal investigators...
  • Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution

    Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution
    One of the nation's dirtiest power plants is shutting down, a move that will scrap a major source of lung- and heart-damaging air pollution in the Chicago area. Facing a federal complaint, more stringent pollution limits and smaller profit margins,...
  • Deal would clear up coal-plant pollution

    In a move that could help clean up Chicago’s chronically dirty air, the Obama administration today brokered a legal deal that cracks down on some of the biggest sources of pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. As part of the...
  • Federal deal on Indiana coal plants aims to clear Chicago's air

    Federal deal on Indiana coal plants aims to clear Chicago's air
    In a move that could help clean up Chicago's chronically dirty air, the Obama administration on Thursday brokered a legal deal that cracks down on some of the biggest sources of pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. As part of the...
  • Cops: Man tried to bring gun into Great America

    An Indiana man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly trying to bring a loaded handgun into Six Flags Great America theme park in Gurnee, a police official said today. Arthur Olvera Jr., 20, of Hammond, Ind., was charged Sunday with aggravated...