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Chicago Tribune
10 thoughts on the Bears' 17-3 win over the Panthers in Week 7after the game. It was in the shape of a basketball jersey and read “Bulls” and
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
after the game. It was in the shape of a basketball jersey and read “Bulls” and of course had the No. 23. Short grew up in East Chicago, Ind., before starring at Purdue. Is that his go-to pin on gamedays? “This was just a Chicago thing,” Short... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
DAR, MMC and city commemorate new marker locationworking on donations to complete the cleaning and painting of the Loomis cannon
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
working on donations to complete the cleaning and painting of the Loomis cannon, which sits on the corner of Marshall and East Chicago streets in the 4Corners Park, downtown Coldwater.” “We wish to acknowledge the wonderful support received from... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Death of woman killed in East Chicago hit-run ruled an accidentLuz Elena Arias, 30, of East Chicago, died Oct. 12 at Advocate Christ Medical C
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 days ago
Luz Elena Arias, 30, of East Chicago, died Oct. 12 at Advocate Christ Medical Center from multiple blunt force injuries suffered in the crash Oct. 6 in the 3700 block of Parrish Avenue. The medical examiner's office described Arias as a pe... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Hammond firefighter shares stories of his recent trip to Puerto Ricopeople,” said Gonzalez, a two-year veteran with the Hammond Fire Department and
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 days ago
people,” said Gonzalez, a two-year veteran with the Hammond Fire Department and former Gary firefighter. He, along with East Chicago native, Eric Acevedo, traveled to the island Oct. 4 with New Life Covenant in Chicago to aid recovery efforts... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
The Times obituaries for October 18, 2017attaining the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He was a retiree of the ECI Oil Refi
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 days ago
attaining the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He was a retiree of the ECI Oil Refinery (Sinclair, Arco, Atlantic Richfield) East Chicago, with a service of 40 years. He was an avid Notre Dame football fan, loved to play golf and thoroughly enjoyed... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
2 charged after police find drugs following pursuit through Hammond, MunsterMayor Thomas McDermott Jr. in a defamation lawsuit against Krieg. The bomb exp
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. in a defamation lawsuit against Krieg. The bomb exploded Sept. 6 at the U.S. Post Office in East Chicago, causing minor injuries to a postal worker and sparking a federal investigation that resulted in Krieg's arrest... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Judge orders Indiana bombing suspect jailed until trialpossessing a destructive device and transporting explosive materials. A compla
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
possessing a destructive device and transporting explosive materials. A complaint alleges he mailed a package at the East Chicago post office that exploded Sept. 6, injuring a postal worker, and also mailed a suspicious package to another... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Judge orders Munster man to remain jailed in East Chicago mail bombingL. Kirsch II speaks during a news conference Thursday at the U.S. District Cour
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 6 days ago
L. Kirsch II speaks during a news conference Thursday at the U.S. District Courthouse in Hammond announcing a criminal complaint against Eric Krieg, of Munster, in connection with a pipe bomb explosion Sept. 6 at a U.S. post office in East Ch... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Lakeshore chamber annual business expo and luncheon Oct. 26WJOB 1230 AM & 104.7 FM; Karen Lauerman, president & CEO of the Lake County Ind
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 6 days ago
WJOB 1230 AM & 104.7 FM; Karen Lauerman, president & CEO of the Lake County Indiana Economic Alliance; Milton Reed, city of East Chicago economic development consultant; Africa Tarver, city of Hammond executive director of planning and development;... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Northwest Indiana pain doctors ramp up safety after the killing of Mishawaka physician over opioidssaid. The pipe bomb never made it to its intended target but instead exploded
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 days ago
said. The pipe bomb never made it to its intended target but instead exploded Sept. 6 at the U.S. post office in East Chicago, injuring one postal worker. Federal agents executed a search warrant Thursday morning at BP’s Whiting... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Nearly half of the 102 Superfund homes tested by EPA had lead paint. Whose job is it to remove?Chizewer, speaking on behalf of the East Chicago Calumet Coalition Community Ad
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 days ago
Chizewer, speaking on behalf of the East Chicago Calumet Coalition Community Advisory Group, said she is deeply concerned that only homes requiring soil cleanup are being tested by the EPA for lead paint and lead-contaminated dust. Because many of... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
News briefsThe East Chicago Public Library will observe National Bullying Prevention Month
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 8 days ago
The East Chicago Public Library will observe National Bullying Prevention Month by hosting an anti-bullying event at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Dr. Lt. Frank Aleman of the East Chicago Police Department will highlight... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL WILL…COOK COUNTIES IN ILLINOIS AND NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY IN INDIANA UNTIL 900 PM CDT…Skokie, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Oak Park, Glenview, Calume
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
Skokie, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Oak Park, Glenview, Calumet City, Merrillville, Chicago Heights, East Chicago, Schererville, Lansing and Wilmette. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Torrential rainfall is also... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
ICYMI: Top stories of the weekSteps. "There are lot of babies getting help and therapy that weren't getting
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 9 days ago
Steps. "There are lot of babies getting help and therapy that weren't getting it before," Frigo said. Nazareth Home, in East Chicago, was founded in the early 1990s to house babies born with AIDS in Lake County; it now largely cares for the... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
A history of corruption in government in Northwest IndianaThe East Chicago Housing Authority built the West Calumet Housing Complex in th
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 9 days ago
The East Chicago Housing Authority built the West Calumet Housing Complex in the early 1970s with little fanfare, as the authority’s director quietly took more than $100,000 in kickbacks for helping to steer various contracts related to the project... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Mistrial declared in Westville area rape case after a juror talks about defendant's criminal historylast month allegedly sent by a Munster man now suspected by the FBI of manufact
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 9 days ago
last month allegedly sent by a Munster man now suspected by the FBI of manufacturing a pipe bomb that detonated at an East Chicago post office. “My wife was already worried, because we had been warned, after the first incident, to be careful... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Feds say Munster engineer sent pipe bomb to East Chicago post office, threatening letter with bulletsaid. The pipe bomb never made it to its intended target but instead exploded
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 10 days ago
said. The pipe bomb never made it to its intended target but instead exploded Sept. 6 at the U.S. post office in East Chicago, injuring one postal worker. Federal agents executed a search warrant Thursday morning at BP’s Whiting... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Police say Highland man held teen accused of burglary until officers arrivedsaid. The pipe bomb never made it to its intended target but instead exploded
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 10 days ago
said. The pipe bomb never made it to its intended target but instead exploded Sept. 6 at the U.S. post office in East Chicago, injuring one postal worker. Federal agents executed a search warrant Thursday morning at BP’s Whiting... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Northwestern Indiana man charged with bombing post officea destructive device and transporting explosive materials, Kirsch said. A compl
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 days ago
a destructive device and transporting explosive materials, Kirsch said. A complaint alleges Krieg mailed a package at the East Chicago post office that exploded and that he mailed a suspicious package to another individual on Sept. 29. Kirsch... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Man arrested, charged in East Chicago post office pipe bomb explosionthat injured a female postal worker. The pipe bomb went off September 6 and ar
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
that injured a female postal worker. The pipe bomb went off September 6 and around 5:30 p.m. at the post office at 901 East Chicago Avenue. The pipe bomb was being mailed to an unmade area resident and went off early. One worker was sent to... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Engineer from Munster arrested in East Chicago U.S. post office bombingService; U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosions; Indiana Stat
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 10 days ago
Service; U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosions; Indiana State Police; Indiana fire marshal's office; East Chicago Police and Fire departments; Porter County Sheriff's Department bomb squad; Lake County Sheriff's Department;... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Environmental group threatens to sue EPA over coke permitof Sun Energy, the company supplies coke for the blast furnaces at the ArcelorM
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 13 days ago
of Sun Energy, the company supplies coke for the blast furnaces at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor steel mill in East Chicago. The environmental group, which was active in dealing with the petcoke piles on the banks of the Calumet River... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Valpo man shot and killed in GarySteps. "There are lot of babies getting help and therapy that weren't getting
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 14 days ago
Steps. "There are lot of babies getting help and therapy that weren't getting it before," Frigo said. Nazareth Home, in East Chicago, was founded in the early 1990s to house babies born with AIDS in Lake County; it now largely cares for the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Indiana NAACP distributing lead testing kits in East ChicagoEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) _ The NAACP is distributing free lead-testing kits in a
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) _ The NAACP is distributing free lead-testing kits in a northwestern Indiana city where hundreds of people were forced from a public-housing complex by lead contamination. The NAACP’s Indiana Chapter plans to distribute the... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Alzheimer's Association offers education programs, caregiver support groups10 Signs” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at St. Catherine Hospital, Professional O
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 15 days ago
10 Signs” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at St. Catherine Hospital, Professional Office Building Meeting Room, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. In this introductory program, attendees will learn about the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and an... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Portage city marina planning for its next 20 yearsA recent market evaluation of region marinas, including those in New Buffalo, M
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 15 days ago
A recent market evaluation of region marinas, including those in New Buffalo, Michigan, Michigan City, Hammond, East Chicago and Portage, indicated that while the Portage marina has the lowest dock rental rates of those reviewed, it also has average... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
ICYMI: Top stories of the weekwhere school officials have appealed the grades for several different schools.
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 16 days ago
where school officials have appealed the grades for several different schools. According to the report, the School City of East Chicago also appealed the school grades for Central High School, Harrison Elementary School and Block Middle... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
East Chicago nonprofit to hold fundraiser for Puerto Ricans affected by Hurricane MariaThe Hijos de Borinquen is an official drop-off point for donations. Lubrifleet,
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 16 days ago
The Hijos de Borinquen is an official drop-off point for donations. Lubrifleet, 2500 Gary Road, in East Chicago, is also accepting donations. Until Friday, Gavit Middle School High School, 1670 175th St., in Hammond, was also accepting nonperishable... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Restaurant and nightclub hopes to bring dancing and date night to downtown Griffithwhere school officials have appealed the grades for several different schools.
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 18 days ago
where school officials have appealed the grades for several different schools. According to the report, the School City of East Chicago also appealed the school grades for Central High School, Harrison Elementary School and Block Middle... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Pipe-Bomb Package Meant For City Attorney: Hammond Mayorleast one employee suffered minor injuries Wednesday when "one, possibly two ex
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
least one employee suffered minor injuries Wednesday when "one, possibly two explosive devices detonated" in a post office in East Chicago, Indiana, according to an ATF spokesperson. Dick Johnson reports. (Published Wednesday, Se... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Indiana mayor: Contractor believed to be pipe bomb targettells The (Northwest Indiana) Times "some creep" apparently sent both that pack
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
tells The (Northwest Indiana) Times "some creep" apparently sent both that package and a pipe bomb that exploded Sept. 6 in East Chicago, injuring a postal worker. The FBI hasn't disclosed the bomb's intended target. The FBI says its investigation... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
NAACP to provide free lead testing kits, education to East Chicago students, communityA "Community Healing Circle" event is also planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at Friend
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 19 days ago
A "Community Healing Circle" event is also planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at Friendship Baptist Church, 4756 Melville Ave. in East Chicago, where the community "can come together to discuss how displacement, erasure, and political ignorance have shaped... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
10 most-read Northwest Indiana health stories in Septemberknows of another local foster child born addicted to heroin who died in her sle
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 20 days ago
knows of another local foster child born addicted to heroin who died in her sleep. She was 3 months old. Nazareth Home in East Chicago was founded in the early 1990s to care for babies born with AIDS in Lake County. Now the foster home for... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Suspect in custody after 50-old man killed in Hammond shootingWitnesses told police the shooting happened after an argument at an East Chicag
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 20 days ago
Witnesses told police the shooting happened after an argument at an East Chicago gas station. The two men left the gas station in separate vehicles, but the suspect followed Berrios and fired one gunshot at the victim's vehicle, according to... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Plea expected in East Chicago federal drug caseplea to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to dis
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 21 days ago
plea to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine. Prosecutors had accused Bruce of operating a "social club" selling crack cocaine in the 4800 block of Alexander Avenue in East Chi... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Giant flag poles an issue for planning tonightover businesses. Well, now there is one proposed for Coldwater, twice as high a
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
over businesses. Well, now there is one proposed for Coldwater, twice as high and larger than the one at Belle Tire on East Chicago Street at the east end of town. That has Coldwater Zoning and Planning Administrator Dean Walrack asking the... Read more
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SportingNews
MLB playoffs: Bracket, schedule for 2017 postseasonThe Cleveland Indians (AL Central), Houston Astros (AL West), Boston Red Sox (A
SportingNews / Posted 22 days ago
The Cleveland Indians (AL Central), Houston Astros (AL West), Boston Red Sox (AL East), Washington Nationals (NL East), Chicago Cubs (NL Central) and Los Angeles Dodgers (NL West) have all won their divisions, while the Dodgers have clinched... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
The Times obituaries for September 29, 2017member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, #4-IN
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 24 days ago
member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, #4-INK. He was a retiree of the Inland Steel Co., East Chicago with a service of 36 years, had served as a City of Hammond Building Inspector for over nine years and was the... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Lake County E-911 is running on full. The department has a complete compliment of 95 full-time county dispatcherswith since most of its cities and towns joined the county’s E-911 network in 20
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 24 days ago
with since most of its cities and towns joined the county’s E-911 network in 2015. Those communities are Crown Point, Dyer, East Chicago, Gary, Griffith, Hammond, Highland, Hobart, Lake Station, Lowell, Munster, Merrillville, New Chicago, St. John... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Attempted murder charges filed against East Chicago man accused of stabbing neighborEAST CHICAGO — Attempted murder charges have been filed against a 20-year-old a
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 25 days ago
EAST CHICAGO — Attempted murder charges have been filed against a 20-year-old accused of stabbing another man in an alleyway early Sunday. Ariel Lopez, of East Chicago, was charged Wednesday in Lake Criminal Court in connection with the incident,... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Walk along Enbridge pipeline to raise money, awarenessof the walk include 350 Indiana-Calumet, Purdue University Northwest Environmen
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 26 days ago
of the walk include 350 Indiana-Calumet, Purdue University Northwest Environmental Club, Community Strategy Group of East Chicago, NWI Resistance, First Unitarian Church of Hobart Faith in Action Committee and Moraine Ridge Wildlife... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Catherine LashLash, 96, of Cecil, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, with family at her
The Shawano Leader / Posted 26 days ago
Lash, 96, of Cecil, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, with family at her side. Irene was born on Nov. 2, 1920, in East Chicago, Indiana, to the late William and Estella (Hilbrich) Quinn. She moved to Wisconsin with her husband, Ted, on... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Sign up for The Times' breaking news alerts and stay on top of the news that affects youbombs discovered in Northwest Indiana, including a pipe bomb that injured a U.S
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 26 days ago
bombs discovered in Northwest Indiana, including a pipe bomb that injured a U.S. Postal Service employee Sept. 6 at the East Chicago post office. A firearms-related threat led to a lockout at Tri-Creek School Corp. schools Sept. 19, and a bomb... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
State begins testing water in participating schools for lead814 Hoosier schools — including 62 in Lake County, 29 in Porter and 11 in LaPor
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 26 days ago
814 Hoosier schools — including 62 in Lake County, 29 in Porter and 11 in LaPorte — have volunteered for the free water-infrastructure testing offered by the state after lead in the soil last year forced an East Chicago elementary school to shut do... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Community argument carries over into East Chicago Central, leading to brief lockdown Monday(arguments/disputes) that happened in the community that I decided to be proact
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 27 days ago
(arguments/disputes) that happened in the community that I decided to be proactive instead of reactive. The School City of East Chicago prides itself on being proactive. I am proud of the steps taken today by my team in partnership with the local... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bombEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a pe
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 28 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries. The explosion occurred shortly after... Read more
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The New Canaan News
FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bombEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a pe
The New Canaan News / Posted 28 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries. The explosion occurred shortly after... Read more
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Connecticut Post
FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bombEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a pe
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries. The explosion occurred shortly after... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Sketch released of East Chicago post office pipe bomb explosion suspectEAST CHICAGO — The FBI released a sketch of a suspect in the pipe bomb explosio
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
EAST CHICAGO — The FBI released a sketch of a suspect in the pipe bomb explosion that injured one person earlier this month. One person was injured in a pipe bomb explosion inside the post office on 901 E. Chicago Avenue in East Chicago, Ind., on... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bomb AP News | 09/25/17 11:09 AM EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) -- The FBI has released
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 28 days ago
AP News | 09/25/17 11:09 AM EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) -- The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern... Read more
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