UPDATE: 17-year-old girl admits being behind gun threat that locked down Hammond schools, police say


HAMMOND — A 17-year-old girl allegedly admitted to police Thursday she was behind the gun violence threat that put all Hammond public schools on a temporary lockdown Wednesday — the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.




Lt. Steven Kellogg said the teen — a student at Hammond High School who remains unidentified because of her age — was taken into custody following her...