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Deadly Shooting In Hammond Ruled Homicide

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Hammond, IN) -- Police are ruling that a deadly shooting last night in Hammond, Indiana was a homicide. The Lake County Coroner's office says the body of Martin Hurtado was discovered in the 800-block of State Street. He was pronounced dead at St. Margaret's Hospital. Police have not released any information about a possible suspect.

Man Arrested In Cross Country Sexual Assault Rampage

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Framingham, MA) -- A Massachusetts man wanted in connection with a spree of cross-country sexual assaults, kidnappings and robberies is now in custody. Gregory Lewis was arrested last night after he crashed his car into a river in upstate New York and reportedly pulled a gun on at least one witness. Lewis had been on…

Amtrak Crash Injures Ten In Indiana

Posted On October 28, 2014

(LaFayette, IN) -- As many as ten people are hurt after a Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a semi-tractor trailer in northern Indiana this morning. An Amtrak spokesman says the train was traveling from Indianapolis when it hit the truck at a crossing about 30 miles north of LaFayette. Paramedics have been treating passengers at…

Statehouse Candidate Accused Of Stalking Opponent

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- An Indiana Statehouse candidate accused of stalking his opponent is facing several charges, including forgery, perjury and resisting arrest. John Couch was arrested on October 9th. Police launched an investigation after State Representative Karlee Macer said Couch called her private cell phone and approached her several times over a six-month period. Couch…

Hendricks County School Employees Killed In Tennessee

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Hendricks County, IN) -- Two longtime employees at the North West Hendricks School Corporation are dead following a crash in Tennessee. Investigators say Larry and Jackie Sparks were on their way home from a NASCAR race in Virginia Monday morning when their RV went off the road and into a ravine near Jellico, Tennessee. Their…