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Cops: 2 dogs attack boy, 9, in East Chicago - An East Chicago, Ind. 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was attacked by two pit bulls that had escaped their enclosure, East Chicago police said. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

2 sought in East Chicago bank robbery arrested in Missouri - A couple wanted in a bank robbery in East Chicago, Ind., were arrested in Missouri last week after firing at police in southern Illinois during a traffic stop, according to the FBI. - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

NBA playoff preview : Chicago vs. Washington - The Chicago Bulls have experience and the ability to succeed when it comes to overcoming the odds. The odds are actually in the Bulls' favor when they match up with the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. The Bulls grabbed the fourth seed after losing out on the No. 3 spot to the Toronto Raptors, while the Wizards squared away the fifth seed in the East. Chicago is in the ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Aidan Garcia, 9, recovering after East Chicago pit bull attack - In an ABC7 exclusive interview, the mother of a boy attacked by a pit bull in East Chicago shares her story. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

2 sought after East Chicago bank robbery, shots fired at police - Authorities are asking for the public's help finding a man and woman who robbed an East Chicago, Ind., bank on Saturday, then fired shots at police as they fled.         - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

Pit Bulls Attack East Chicago Boy - A 9-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday evening in East Chicago, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

NW Indiana factory site may lure Illinois company - EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) - Officials in northwestern Indiana say a nearly $70 million project is planned at an abandoned factory site where a manufacturer might move operations from suburban Chicago. East Chicago officials say several new industrial buildings are planned for the former Union Tank Car Co. ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Suspects ID’d In Brazen East Chicago, Ind. Bank Robbery - The pair who robbed an East Chicago bank last weekend also fired shots at police while trying to escape. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Cool-headed teen saves woman, boy after crash - EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Heroes don’t only exist in movies or comic books, and an East Chicago teen proved this Sunday when he ... More » - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

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Education seen as major weapon in war on poverty - nwitimes.com - EAST CHICAGO | Education of parents and the children of those in poverty is among the tools needed to combat poverty in the region, according to a panel discussion held Friday. Panelists from the public and private sectors took part in the discussion ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

East Chicago launches $2 million park improvements - nwitimes.com - EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago is investing $2 million in new equipment and improvements for eight parks in the city. Steven Segura, a city spokesman, said the new investments are part of a citywide effort to improve residents' quality of life. "They're ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Councilwoman wants cigarette sale signs removed from stores - nwitimes.com - EAST CHICAGO | The sale of cigarettes, both traditional and electronic, has one East Chicago City Council member concerned. Sixth District Councilwoman Gilda Orange has asked the City Council send letters to two Dollar General stores in East Chicago to ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

East Chicago Way of the Cross a family affair - Post-Tribune - EAST CHICAGO — David Madriz beamed with pride and became a bit emotional looking at his son, David Madriz Jr., several feet away. “I was excited,” the East Chicago man said when he learned his son would play Jesus Christ in Our Lady of Guadalupe ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Pit Bulls Attack East Chicago Boy - CBS Local - EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (STMW) – A 9-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday evening in East Chicago, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting. Detective Terrance Fife said officers received a call at 4:49 p.m. that a ...9-year-old boy attacked by 2 pit bulls in East Chicago - WGNtv.com - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Suspects ID'd In Brazen East Chicago, Ind. Bank Robbery - CBS Local - Jeremiah Ellis and Ashley Patterson, of the 4800 block of Homerlee Avenue in East Chicago, were named in warrants issued in federal court in the Northern District of Indiana on Thursday, a statement from the FBI said. Both had handguns when they ...East Chicago bank robbery suspects caught in Missouri - nwitimes.comCouple ID'd in East Chicago bank robbery - Post-TribuneEast Chicago bank robbers arrested in Missouri - ABC7Chicago.com - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Cops: 2 dogs attack boy, 9, in East Chicago - Chicago Tribune - An East Chicago, Ind. 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was attacked by two pit bulls that had escaped their enclosure, East Chicago police said. The attack happened Tuesday at 4:09 p.m., according to East Chicago Chief of Police Mark J. Becker. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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