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Dixmoor Treasurer Anthony McCaskill arrested after fireworks complaint in Harvey

DIXMOOR, Ill. (CBS) -- A fireworks show in south suburban Harvey didn't go as planned – it ended with the Dixmoor village treasurer getting thrown in jail. The treasurer is now facing charges. But CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov found the Dixmoor village president is not concerned about it at all. Kozlov asked Dixmoor Treasurer Anthony McCaskill if he wanted to comment on his arrest. He replied, "I can't answer questions with the ongoing litigation going on." McCaskill is out of lockup – but as seen there, he is not saying much about the charges he is now facing....
DIXMOOR, IL
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Death investigation underway in Benton Harbor

There are several new traffic alerts here in Michiana that you need to know about. Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend remains open amid overturning of Roe v. Wade. Leaders at Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend spoke about what to expect as state leaders make decisions about abortion laws for Hoosiers.
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Michigan Town Named One of the Best to Own Vacation Property

The Midwest is a beautiful place to spend the summer months. If you’re a snow enthusiast, the winter can be nice, too, but even those who hate cold temperatures have to admit that summer in Michigan is pretty perfect. I personally love hitting the beach during the summer months, whether it’s a Lake Michigan beach or one of our great inland water options.
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MICHIANA UNSOLVED: The homicide of Juwan Hamilton

There are several new traffic alerts here in Michiana that you need to know about. Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend remains open amid overturning of Roe v. Wade. Leaders at Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend spoke about what to expect as state leaders make decisions about abortion laws for Hoosiers.
SOUTH BEND, IN

Gary Police officer shoots suspect while responding to call of person with a gun

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A Gary, Indiana, police officer shot a suspect Sunday while responding to a call of a person with a gun. According to police, Gary officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Johnson Street around 4:45 p.m. due to a "male with a gun who was making the residence unsafe." Police said, "During the course of contact with the male an officer was forced to discharge his weapon striking the male." The Lake County Sheriff's Department is now handling the investigation. The officer will be placed on mandatory desk duty for the extent of the external investigation. No further details were available.
GARY, IN
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Northwest Indiana fireworks dealers say business has fizzled this year

HAMMOND, Ind. - Fireworks dealers across the border from Illinois say business is not booming this year. In fact, it’s fizzled — and they’re blaming the same economic and supply chain issues that have buffeted the economy. Jim Mertes drove from Bolingbrook to load up at Uncle...
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ISP investigating MVPD officer-involved shooting; Harvey, IL man arrested

MT. VERNON, IL — Illinois State Police continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting over the weekend involving a Mt. Vernon police officer. According to ISP, 20-year-old Terrell Burnam, of Harvey, Illinois was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was treated and released Sunday before being taken into custody and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.
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Local Voices: Lansing’s pizza legacy – past, present, and future

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GARY, Ind. - A Gary police officer shot a gunman in a home Sunday afternoon in northwest Indiana. Police responded to a report of a male acting dangerously with a gun around 4:42 p.m. at a residence in the 2300 block of Johnson Street. While trying to make contact with...
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MT. VERNON, Ill. (WJPF) – Illinois State Police have identified the suspect shot by Mt. Vernon Police Saturday night. According to ISP, Terrell Burnam, a 20-year-old from Harvey, Illinois, was involved in an armed home invasion just before midnight Saturday. After crashing his vehicle while running from police, an armed Burnam tried to run, but was shot by a Mt. Vernon officer. No police were hurt.
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Invest in Michigan Vacation Property in This City, Study Says

The Midwest is a beautiful place to spend the summer months. If you’re a snow enthusiast, the winter can be nice, too, but even those who hate cold temperatures have to admit that summer in Michigan is pretty perfect. I personally love hitting the beach during the summer months, whether it’s a Lake Michigan beach or one of our great inland water options.
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St. Petersburg man dies trying to save teen in Lake Michigan

PORTER, Ind. (AP) Lifeguards recovered the body of a St. Petersburg man Monday after he tried to save the life of a teenager in Lake Michigan, Indiana conservation officers said. Thomas Kenning, 38, was at Porter Beach when he saw a teenage girl in distress, officers said. A short time...
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Valpo Transit considering fare hikes, new ChicaGO Dash stop

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2022 06/29 – Robert Vern Rodgers

Robert Vern Rodgers, born on July 12, 1964, in Gary, Indiana, passed at St. Louis University Hospital on June 19, 2022, at the age of 57. He is survived by his loving mother, Bonnie Rodgers; his two older sisters, Susan Rodgers, and Vicki Rodgers; and has joined his father, Marion Rodgers, in the next life. He is also survived by his loving and devoted wife, Ronda Rodgers; his five caring children, Teresa Boyce, Andrew Rodgers, Tiffany Sims, Timothy Rodgers, and Shyla Rodgers; and his eight grandchildren, who he shared all of his love with.
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