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Hammond, Indiana is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Hammond, IN include 46324, 46327, and 46325. The median home price in Hammond is $68,000 which is roughly $70/per square foot. More Hammond information.

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Museum move is wise idea

On the 80th anniversary of John Dillinger's death, the Hammond museum with his name was shut down.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Journal and Courier

Anthem adds 8 Franciscan hospitals to its network

Anthem adds 8 Franciscan hospitals to its network It affects Anthem members who purchased individual health plans at healthcare.gov.


WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Two passengers injured in roll over crash near Chicago

HAMMOND, Ind. Police said two passengers were seriously injured when a vehicle they were crashed into a semitrailer and rolled over in northern Indiana.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Mother, 2 daughters shot in Hammond Ind.

Police in Hammond, Ind. are searching for the gunman who shot a mother and her two daughters this morning.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Indiana man pleads not guilty to courthouse threat

In this undated photo provided by Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Bradbury.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Search for man continues at NW Indiana lake

Recovery crews are searching for the body of a Hammond man believed to have drowned at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

John Dillinger Museum movingJohn Dillinger Museum movingThese photos...

These photos are at the John Dillinger Museum in Hammond, Ind. The famed bank robber John Dillinger escaped from the Crown Point Jail in 1934, leading the FBI and the police on an interstate chase, before finally being shot and killed outside a theater in Chicago.


Mon Jul 14, 2014


Don't bar prisoners from voting

If you think that's a bad thing, think again. It's important to remember that county jails, in many cases, house people awaiting trial.


Sat Jul 12, 2014


Top 20 under 40: Brandi Anthony

Brandi Anthony has made a life and career from providing shelter and comfort to others, both through her work as a physical therapist and her philanthropic work with the Ennis Lions Club and other organizations.


Tue Jul 08, 2014


McDermott signs agreement with SSCVA

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has signed the $40,000 sponsorship agreement with the SSCVA putting to rest a week-long back and forth over the amount and the breakdown of a truce between the two.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


The heART of Hammond

Paul Henry's Art Gallery was originally known as P.H. Mueller and Sons, founded in 1887 by Paul Henry Mueller.


WTCA-AM Plymouth

The Whimsical Art of Kerri Bash

Magpie is Kerri S. Bash's children's art, including Collect-a-Kitty and Pick-a-Pup.


Sun Jul 06, 2014


Gary short of firefighting tools

The National Fire Protection Association recommends that a city Gary's size - about 79,000 residents - have six engines.


Wed Jul 02, 2014


Hammond school chief beaten in home invasion

<![CDATA[HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- Hammond's school superintendent is hospitalized in critical condition after being badly beaten during what police say was a home invasion. Hammond police Lt. Richard Hoyda says School City of Hammond Superintendent Walter Watkins suffered extensive head injuries and a fractured jaw in the attack late Monday or Tuesday morning. The 67-year-old Watkins is being treated at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Hospital spokesman Tony Ellis says Watkins remained in critical condition Wednesday. Hoyda tells The Times of Munster (http://bit.ly/1iXlASg ) Watkins' sister found her brother conscious but barely coherent Tuesday when she stopped by his house to bring him breakfast. At the time, Watkins' home was darkened by a widespread power outage following severe overnight storms. Hoyda says police don't have a motive in the attack.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Superintendent of Hammond public schools assaulted

The superintendent of the Hammond, Indiana public school system was assaulted and robbed Monday night at his home during the severe storms.


Mon Jun 30, 2014


Man claiming link to Las Vegas cop deaths arrested

HAMMOND, IND.: An Indiana man who claimed to run an anarchist group that commanded a couple to kill two Las Vegas police officers had never heard of the pair before the shootings, but his threats to blow up a courthouse and kill judges in the same boastful Facebook posting were taken seriously by authorities, an FBI agent testified Monday.



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