Jeffrey Bellinger, a student at the Hanover Central Middle School, in Cedar Lake, was walking along the side of a set of CSX railroad tracks Tuesday afternoon, about 200 feet north of the 137th Avenue crossing in Cedar Lake, Ind., when he was struck from behind by a train that was unable to stop.
Police say they have arrested a man after a teen was stabbed to death Tuesday night in northwest Indiana.
Alton Bradley was stabbed some time Tuesday near 142nd Avenue and Lauerman Street in Cedar Lake, Ind., according to the Lake County coroner’s office.
A northwest Indiana Cedar Lake man is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday.
A 5-year-old boy remained hospitalized Friday night and his father was facing DUI and battery charges after the father hit the boy with a car following an argument with his father-in-law over whether he was too drunk to drive, police said.
The new agreement says that in exchange for Lilly pleading guilty to two counts of possessing child pornography, federal attorneys will recommend that he serve 12 years in prison.
Anthony LaPorta, 24, broke into neighbor Adam Giordano’s home on July 11, intent on stealing from the victim. When Giordano discovered LaPorta in his house, the assailant attacked him with a knife, killing the victim. LaPorta then set fire to the man’s home.
A northern Indiana police chief said Sunday he believes a man arrested after allegedly threatening to “kill as many people as he could” at a school was just bluffing when he made the ominous remark during a heated argument with his wife.
Police on Saturday seized 47 guns and ammunition from the home of a northwest Indiana man who a day earlier had threatened to set his wife on fire and kill as many people as he could at a nearby elementary school.
A Cedar Lake man originally charged with attempted murder in an attack on his mother was sentenced to eight years for battery.
A 15-year-old girl, who was apparently walking while listening to her headphones, was struck and killed by a train in northwest Indiana on Wednesday.
Two women, ages 20 and 21, both from the Chicago area, drowned early Sunday when the car they were in went into a lake near the southern Illinois town of Carbondale.
Dawn Brancheau had many passions — the environment, helping children, animals, her faith — her sister, Diane Gross, said.
A man acquitted of murder in his mother’s death has been charged with seven felony counts for allegedly burglarizing his grandmother’s home, stealing checks, forging and cashing them.
A school in Cedar Lake, Ind., was locked down for lunch and recess Tuesday, after a man shot and killed himself in the back seat of a car nearby.