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.
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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 Jeremiah Ellis, 28, and Ashley Patterson, 24, both of East Chicago, were taken into custody Friday as suspects in the armed robbery of First Merchant at 2720 Indianapolis Blvd. Multiple police departments cooperated to help track down the two suspects, Becker said, including the FBI, the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the regional STOP Team.
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 Ivy Tech's Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center and the The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana staged the annual luncheon in order to encourage Northwest Indiana leaders to embrace more innovation. "We chose not to look back over the past decade, but to look ahead to making our region a region of innovation," said O'Merrial Butchee, director of the Ivy Tech's innovation center.
Summary (STMW) - A couple wanted for robbing a Northwest Indiana bank Saturday may be in the Chicago area with their young children, according to the FBI. Ellis went to the counter to get cash drawers while Patterson held the bank customers and a security guard at gunpoint, the complaint alleges.
Summary On Thursday, Pence directed his State Budget Agency to release the first half of those funds -- $200 million -- to the Indiana Department of Transportation to add lanes on Interstate 65 through Lafayette and between Indianapolis and Franklin.
Summary The effort began in Chicago in 2002 with 30 organizations and 40 events. IUN Chancellor William J. Lowe said as an institution of higher learning engaged in the community the university embraces the themes of Money Smart Week by raising awareness of financial wellness and connecting consumers to accessible and affordable financial information and resources.
Summary Mr. Cook, 53, has never spoken publicly about his sexual orientation in the many years he has worked in the spotlight at Apple. "Apple is already one of the most closely watched companies in the world," he wrote, "and I like keeping the focus on our products and the incredible things our customers achieve with them."
Summary Be afraid of potentially devastating cyber attacks, and be better prepared to guard against them. "The majority opinion here is that these attacks will increase and that lots of institutions, including major government institutions, will be at risk," said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Internet Project and coauthor of the report.
Summary As the company reported a 4.5 percent dip in third-quarter net profit, to $4.46 billion, Chief Financial Officer Simon Henry warned that the period's figures reflect only a third of the oil price's slide from above $100 per barrel this summer to around $81 per barrel.
Summary It's not often that a political party criticizes its gubernatorial nominee less than a week before Election Day. In the final paragraph of the WFP's statement of rebuke, Lipton said that the party had endorsed Cuomo because of his commitments to raise the minimum wage, fight for public financing of elections and to pass the full 10-point Women's Equality Act, the DREAM Act (which would open education aid to children of undocumented immigrants) and the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana.