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  1. FBI: Probe of Hammond stun gun stop not overRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The FBI says it hasn't completed its investigation into a Hammond traffic stop in which a cellphone video showed police breaking a car window and using a stun gun on a man. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott said Monday the FBI had completed its investigation, but FBI Supervisory Special Agent Bob Ramsey tells The Times the Sept.

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  2. Man gets 40 years in fatal shooting of son, 10Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A judge has sentenced a Hammond man to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of his 10-year-old son. The Times of Munster reports 35-year-old Jason Lee DeGroot Sr. showed no emotion during his sentencing Tuesday.

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  3. Mayor says FBI cleared 2 officers in chaotic arrest after seat-belt stop, returns them to dutyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    Two police officers in Hammond, Indiana, who were involved in a chaotic arrest after stopping a car because the driver and a front-seat passenger weren't wearing seat belts, have been returned to duty. The family, who are black, allege in a federal civil rights suit that the officers, who are white, used excessive force in breaking a window and applying an electronic stun gun on a passenger who did not leave the car when the officers asked him to.

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  4. Outrage in Ferguson, disbelief in HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A cell phone video of a routine traffic stop that turned ugly in Hammond renewed a national debate over police brutality and race relations. Two Hammond, Indiana police officers involved in a controversial traffic stop that invited comparisons to Ferguson, Missouri are back on patrol after the mayor asserted they were cleared of any wrongdoing by the FBI.

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  5. Fidela "Nancy" AnguianoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

    Fidela "Nancy" Anguiano, 81, of Hammond, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. A funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, at All Saints Church at 570 Sibley Street in Hammond, Ind., with the Rev.

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  6. Hammond mayor reinstates 2 cops who used Taser during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Family cellphone video shows Hammond police officers breaking the car window and using a Taser on a man during a traffic stop. Family cellphone video shows Hammond police officers breaking the car window and using a Taser on a man during a traffic stop.

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  7. Mayor: FBI closes probe of Hammond stun gun stopRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... after the FBI informed the city it wanted to review the Sept. 24 incident. Jamal Jones and Lisa Mahone, both of Hammond, are suing the city and the officers, alleging excessive force was used. The federal lawsuit is still pending. The video showed ...

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  8. Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. Announces the Grand Opening of...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. , the creator, developer and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings , today announced the opening of a Buffalo Wild Wings in Oxbow Landing at 2492 Carlson Drive in Hammond, Indiana on Sunday, November 23, 2014. This opening marks the fifth Buffalo Wild Wings location for DRH in the state of Indiana.

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  9. Nancy E. LeasRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Florida Today

    Born in Hammond, IN, Nancy was a teacher at Croton Elementary School. She is survived by her husband, Chuck Leas; son, Patrick Leas; brothers, Perry and Randy Maull; sister, Mary Carroll, and nieces and nephews.

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  10. Hammond police officers return to duty afterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Hammond police officers caught on tape breaking a car window at a traffic stop, are returning to street duty. The video showed the officer breaking the right front passenger window after the passenger refused to show identification.

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  11. Notorious hit men through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... no time. The two were found dead along with gangster Joseph Giunta in 1929 in the Chicago metropolitan area of Hammond, Indiana. They had reportedly been beaten and shot in retaliation for the Valentine's Day killings. Gallo was a hit man for the ...

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  12. Deer Dies After Entering Hammond WalMartRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A large deer that stunned northern Indiana shoppers when it ran inside a WalMart store died after officers stunned it several times with their Tasers. Lake County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Patti Van Til tells The Times of Munster the buck was one of three deer that tried to enter the Hammond store on Friday afternoon.

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  13. Deer dies after running into Indiana Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    A large deer that stunned northern Indiana shoppers when it ran inside a Wal-Mart store died after officers stunned it several times with their Tasers. Lake County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Patti Van Til tells The Times of Munster the buck was one of three deer that tried to enter the Hammond store on Friday afternoon.

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  14. N. Indiana man gets 58 years in friend's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Daily Journal

    A northwestern Indiana man has been sentenced to 58 years in prison for the shooting death of a friend he maintains he shot in self-defense. A Lake County judge sentenced 19-year-old Aqueeli Walton on Friday for the July 2013 killing of 18-year-old Cameron Sanders of Hammond.

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  15. Most notorious hit menRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Connecticut Post

    ... no time. The two were found dead along with gangster Joseph Giunta in 1929 in the Chicago metropolitan area of Hammond, Indiana. They had reportedly been beaten and shot in retaliation for the Valentine's Day killings. Gallo was a hit man for the ...

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  16. Railroad center in Hammond could bring 200 jobsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A proposed multi-tenant railroad maintenance and distribution center in Hammond will likely bring more than 200 jobs to the area. ThruPort Intermodal, LLC is seeking to develop 155 acres in the city's East Gibson Yard Development Area for the project.

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  17. Man responsible for Gary compost fire arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Tribune

    Gary police say a businessman who admitted setting the trash fire that led to a nine-day blaze at a compost operation has been arrested after an open fire. Lt. Thomas Pawlak says 49-year-old scrap metal dealer Edwin Torres Diaz of Hammond is charged with criminal recklessness and violating a restraining order.

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  18. Notorious hit men through the Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | SFGate

    ... no time. The two were found dead along with gangster Joseph Giunta in 1929 in the Chicago metropolitan area of Hammond, Indiana. They had reportedly been beaten and shot in retaliation for the Valentine's Day killings. Gallo was a hit man for the ...

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  19. IU School of Education faculty member wins national STEM awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... three school districts in Indiana -- Gary Community School Corp., School City of East Chicago and School City of Hammond -- aimed at studying how to increase engagement with science and math among African American students. Cross Francis has been ...

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  20. Prosecutors seek DNA from Indiana serial killing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    ... charges in the death of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy and 35-year-old Anith Jones. Police say Hardy was killed at a Hammond motel and that Vann led investigators to the bodies of Jones and five other women inside abandoned houses in Gary. In late ...

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