Summary Jeremiah Ellis and Ashley Patterson, of the 4800 block of Homerlee Avenue in East Chicago, were named in warrants issued in federal court in the Northern District of Indiana on Thursday, a statement from the FBI said.
Summary After three years of deep financial cuts, Copeland said the city is now poised to put more funds back into the community. The city's crime rate is the lowest in 18 years, said Copeland, who credited police for driving the decrease by making additional traffic stops.
Summary Police in Missouri have apprehended a man and woman who are suspected of robbing an East Chicago bank at gunpoint Saturday morning, the FBI said. An officer arriving on scene began pursuing the suspect's vehicle following the robbery, but during the chase one of the suspects got out and began firing at the officer.
Summary ArcelorMittal's Global Research and Development Center in East Chicago on Wednesday hosted the grand opening of its dune and swale restoration project and walking trail. In partnership with The Field Museum and The Nature Conservancy, ArcelorMittal restored globally rare dune and swale habitat unique to the Great Lakes basin and established a walking trail along the perimeter of the property.
Summary East Chicago officials say several new industrial buildings are planned for the former Union Tank Car Co. property. Mayor Anthony Copeland is proposing 75 percent of new property taxes from the redevelopment go toward paying project debt as long as the company employs at least 200 East Chicago residents. Other factory and warehouse space is also planned at the site.
Summary Developer MZG & Associates, which is owned by south suburban steel executive Michael Goich, is planning a redevelopment project that eventually could bring as many as 800 factory and warehouse jobs to East Chicago, city officials said.
Summary One of the photos released Monday by the FBI shows a man wearing a red sweatshirt and a mask walking past four people on the floor. Anyone with information about the bank robbery is asked to call the East Chicago Police Department at (219) 391-8446 or the FBI at (312) 421-6700.
Summary BY RUTH ANN KRAUSE Post-Tribune correspondent April 6, 2014 10:14PM. The woman told police Garcia pushed her against the house, knocked her to the ground and punched her in the jaw after she stood up, the probable cause affidavit states.
Summary EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) -- The Salvation Army has cut back on its food service in northwestern Indiana after falling short of its fundraising goals. The organization says donations to its Christmas season Red Kettle drive in Lake County fell 42 percent short of the $645,000 goal.
Summary The East Chicago City Council in August approved a petition for a use variance so the business could open in what was zoned as residential property. Bower said the reason is most ordinances in the state provide that if the particular use is stopped for a period of six months, the use variance expires and the property reverts to the original zoning.
Summary The euro fell against its key counterparts in European deals on Thursday, after Spanish consumer prices fell at a faster-than-expected rate in November, aggravating concerns about low inflation in the euro area. The latest fall in the CPI was the biggest in three months.
Summary The collection includes proof sheets for the manual that accompanied the original Apple-1 computer and a set of drawings and blueprints for the Apple II computer and the original order form for the Apple II, reported TechCrunch.
Summary Rain fell Wednesday in Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Washington, according to the National Weather Service, and snow and sleet fell in some areas Wednesday night. The storm was not likely to leave more than an inch or two of snow, but the weather service predicted "havoc" for travelers along the East Coast from the Carolinas up through New England.
Summary At least 130 demonstrators who refused to disperse during a Los Angeles protest were arrested Wednesday night, while 35 people were detained in Oakland following a march that deteriorated into unrest and vandalism, according to police officials. During the demonstration Wednesday in Los Angeles, demonstrators had marched to a federal building and police headquarters but they were turned away by lines of police after heading toward the county jail and then the Staples Center arena, where the Los Angeles Lakers were playing.