Chesterton

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Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face Charges

Police stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.

05/15/2014

Half of a double-wide mobile home fell off a semi trailer onto I-94 as it came off the Route 49 ramp in Chesterton on Tuesday morning. (Photo from Indiana State Police)

Mobile Home Falls Off Trailer Onto I-94 In NW Indiana

The 2014 Champion home, manufactured in Topeka, Ind., was being transported to Sioux City, Iowa when it slipped from its securement, state police said.

04/29/2014

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Body Of NW Indiana Hiker Identified In Colorado

Authorities have confirmed that a body found in Colorado’s mountains is that of a missing hiker from Indiana.

04/04/2014

Couple Accused Of Stealing $220K From Blind Woman

At least $220,000 in platinum, gold and silver bars, and coins were stolen from a 72-year-old, legally blind northwest Indiana woman, and the couple accused of looting her home under the guise of caring for her each face up to eight years in prison.

11/16/2012

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Juggler’s Act Sparks A Fire In Chesterton, Indiana

This could very well be one of those stories that starts “don’t try this at home.”

10/09/2012

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Prescribed Burns Planned For Indiana Dunes Lakeshore

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore plans to conduct at least three prescribed burns this fall, and possibly as many as six.

09/24/2012

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More Than 50 Dogs Seized From Hoarder, Officers Bitten

Northwest Indiana officials seized 55 dogs from a home where they were malnourished and neglected, and three responders were bitten by the animals in the process Wednesday.

01/11/2012

The driver of a Chrysler minivan managed to escape serious injury after his vehicle was crushed by a semi-trailer. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Man Walks Away After Semi Crushes His Vehicle On I-80

A Chesterton man was able to walk away from a frightening accident on Interstate 80 on Thursday morning, after his vehicle was crushed by a semi.

10/20/2011

Jim Butz, a 21-year-old Army medic, was killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 28, 2011, while he was rushing to the aid of two wounded Marines. (Family Photo)

Soldier From Chesterton Killed In Afghanistan

A soldier from northwestern Indiana died in Afghanistan last week while trying to save others.

CBS 2–10/02/2011

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Indiana Woman Causes Multiple Accidents While High On ‘Bath Salts’

“Bath salts” are being blamed for an Indiana woman’s misadventure on the roads this week that ended with a crash into a Boulder and several police squad cars.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

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Police Seek Suspect Who Raped 15-Year-Old Girl

The victim had just stepped outside her back door about 11:30 p.m. Monday when a male wearing all dark clothing and armed with a handgun abducted her, Chesterton police say.

07/28/2011

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Five Chicagoans Injured In Crash On Indiana Toll Road

Five people were injured in a crash on the Indiana Toll Road, including a 16-year-old girl who was airlifted to a hospital.

06/07/2011

Woman Saved From Car In Path Of Train In Chesterton, Ind.

Men Rescue Woman From Path Of Train In Chesterton

Three men saved a woman from certain death on Wednesday after they rushed to pull her from a car stopped in the path of an oncoming train

01/27/2011

Tammy Logan was trapped in a car Sunday, thanks to this weekend's blizzard. (CBS)

Ind. Family Trapped In Snowbound Car Overnight

Tammy Logan and her sister and two children were trapped by the weekend’s monster storm.

CBS 2–12/13/2010