East Chicago

“A piece of comfort will come from knowing that the people who hurt my baby, and could’ve hurt the rest of us, are behind bars,” Ollie Jean Holiness said.
The company also fixed equipment after two explosions and added some dust control measures at its Lincoln Park metal-shredding operation.
The CEO of the controversial metal shredder — rebranded Southside Recycling — is confident he’ll win the final permit needed from the city to operate in early 2021.
The planned move of General Iron from Lincoln Park to an industrial area along the Calumet River at South Burley Avenue and 116th Street later this year has been contentious since it was announced two years ago.
The repairs are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Monday weather permitting, IDOT said.
Jacque Anderson, 28, suffered gunshot wounds in the 1400 block of Carrol Street and his death was ruled a homicide.
The bomb exploded Sept. 6, 2017 and injured a woman who worked at a U.S. Post Office branch at 901 E. Chicago Ave. in East Chicago.
Ahlon Buggs, 23, was shot multiple times in the 3900 block of Pulaski Street
A 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in northwest Indiana.
Kira Williams, 14, left her home about 8:50 p.m. on Dec. 14 without permission.
Marquis J. Dawson, 28, was found dead in the 400 block of Vernon Avenue.
Ryan Henry caught and released a muskie at Michigan City, Ind. in the latest of muskies caught on southern Lake Michigan.
Two men were shot — one fatally — late Saturday in East Chicago, Indiana.
The boy was lighting the firework about 8 p.m. in the 10800 block of South Avenue G when it exploded in his face.
Ed Polzin caught a 24-pound king near the Gong on southern Lake Michigan to earn Fish of the Week honors.
Dustin Meeter caught a 6-pound, 3-ounce lake whitefish on April 13, the latest in a long line of record changes on southern Lake Michigan.
Companies taken to court over property damage from the contaminated USS Lead Superfund site in East Chicago have asked a federal judge to dismiss the
The company that designed the pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto a Miami highway Thursday afternoon is working on a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana
Lawrence Boardman Jr., 43, died on Wednesday at 1410 Columbus Drive in East Chicago, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said. He lived in Hammond.
A man was shot multiple times in the 100 block of Guthrie Avenue in East Chicago.