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Gary and Indiana State Police officer stand at the entrance to the Westbrook Apartments where Gary police officers were wounded in a shooting incident Monday evening, Jan. 13, 2020 in Gary, Ind. One of the officers returned fire killing the suspect.  (John J. Watkins/The Times via AP)

Indiana man killed by police was wanted in woman's death

Jan. 14, 2020 3:37 PM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — A man who shot and wounded two police officers at a northwestern Indiana apartment complex before being fatally shot by police was a suspect in the strangulation death of a woman he had been dating, police said Tuesday. The Lake County Coroner’s office identified the man killed in...

Suspect killed, 2 SWAT officers injured in Indiana shootout

Jan. 13, 2020 8:50 PM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police fatally shot a suspect Monday after he opened fire and injured two members of a SWAT team who stormed a Gary, Indiana, apartment complex seeking to apprehend him, authorities said. Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield said the officers were shot while assisting the Merrillville Police...

Jackie, Tito Jackson return to Gary to tour hometown school

Jan. 9, 2020 4:04 PM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Two of Michael Jackson’s brothers returned to their hometown of Gary, Indiana, to watch students perform at a school the siblings last visited nearly a half-century ago. Jackie and Tito Jackson dropped by Gary's West Side Leadership Academy on Wednesday for a tour of its performing...

A ball cap with the name of the crab fishing boat Scandies Rose rests at the Seattle Fishermen's Memorial, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Seattle. The search for five crew members of the Scandies Rose in Alaska has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said after two other crew members of the vessel were rescued after the 130-foot crab fishing boat from Dutch Harbor, Alaska, sank on New Year's Eve. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Survivor of boat disaster: 'Sleeping to swimming' in minutes

Jan. 4, 2020 1:07 AM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A survivor of an Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from “sleeping to swimming" in minutes as rough seas and ice battered their vessel on New Year's Eve. “On the 31st, we just started listing really hard on the starboard...

This undated photo shows the Scandies Rose vessel in Seattle. The search for five crew members of the Scandies Rose in Alaska has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said after two other crew members of the vessel were rescued after the 130-foot crab fishing boat from Dutch Harbor, Alaska, sank on New Year's Eve.(Mike Fancher/The Seattle Times via AP)

5 crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

Jan. 2, 2020 8:26 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Five fishermen missing after a crab boat sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S. Two other crew members were rescued after the disaster Tuesday, telling...

Suspect caught, killed after shooting Florida police captain

Dec. 19, 2019 8:42 PM EST

EUSTIS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police captain was shot near a gas station Thursday, prompting a manhunt that ended with the suspect being shot and killed. A sheriff’s helicopter pilot spotted Jayson Colvin hiding under a canoe near a lake. Colvin took off as a SWAT team approached, but officers saw...