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Kennel In Crown Point Shut Down As Dog’s Death Investigated

A Crown Point kennel has been shut down by officials in Lake County while the Sheriff’s Department conducts an investigation into the death of a dog that had been boarded there.

04/12/2014

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Woman Killed In Crown Point Crash

A 52-year-old woman was killed early Monday when her car flipped over in a crash in Crown Point, Ind.

03/31/2014

Landon Nikolovski. (Credit: CBS)

Crown Point Baby Fighting For Its Life Against Rare Disease

CROWN POINT, Ind, (CBS) — A Crown Point couple is hoping for a miracle for their little baby. In this original report Pamela Jones looks at his rare disorder and his parents plans, against the […]

02/12/2014

Linda Darlington, pictured in the white sweater, was killed over the weekend after she was struck by another car.

Tragic Accident Claims Life Of Teacher, Good Samaritan

A beloved teacher is being honored on Monday after a tragic accident killed her and the Good Samaritan that stopped to help her.

12/16/2013

Knight dancing at his wedding hours before being killed. (Credit: Angie Lowe, Facebook)

Good Samaritan Killed Hours After Wedding

A Crown Point man has been killed – acting as a good Samaritan – just hours after his own wedding.

12/15/2013

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Cops Seize $700K Of Drugs, Eight Guns In NW Indiana Bust

Authorities in Lake County, Ind., on Tuesday showed off about three quarters of a million dollars worth of drugs seized in undercover operations in the past week, and six handguns and two rifles that allegedly were purchased by a Gary mother for her gang-member sons.

10/15/2013

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Crown Point Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Accident

A Crown Point teen was killed when he went airborne on his dirt bike and landed on a fence post on Saturday night in Leroy.

04/01/2013

This is the suspect seen on video stealing a donation jar from a Crown Point, Ind. shop. The donations were to benefit a young cancer patient. (The Smoke Shop)

VIDEO: Thief Steals Young Cancer Patient’s Donation Jar

The suspect may have gotten away with the cash, but surveillance cameras captured his every move. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.

11/02/2012

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Wife Faces Charges In Decade-Old Murder Case

A 61-year-old interior designer in Northwest Indiana is facing extradition back to Arizona – where she is accused of killing her husband a decade ago.

10/30/2012

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Crown Point Woman Missing After Family Trip To Texas

An Indiana family was asking for help Tuesday in locating a missing woman, who was last seen at the airport in Dallas last month.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

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Crown Point Man Gets Probation After Shooting Wife In Head

Lake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. said he was reluctant to accept a plea agreement calling for probation for a retired firefighter who shot his ex-wife in the head.

05/11/2012

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Man Admits Violent Attack On 2-Month-Old Daughter

A northwest Indiana man faces a maximum 40-year sentence after he admitted that he killed his 2-month-old daughter because she wouldn’t stop crying when he wanted to smoke synthetic marijuana.

05/05/2012

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Lake County, Ind., Jail Warden Resigns Amid Drunkenness Allegations

The warden at the Lake County Jail in Northwest Indiana has stepped down, amid allegations that he was drunk when he showed up to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one of his correctional officers dead.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Lake County Sheriff's officers removed two cats, three dogs and a Macaw from a home near Crown Point, Ind., on March 14, 2012, due to conditions deemed unfit for human habitation. (Credit: CBS)

Pets Removed From NW Indiana Home Deemed Unfit For Human Habitation

Police in Crown Point, Ind., made a disturbing discovery Wednesday inside a home where neighbors had complained they’d been attacked by animals. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports that pet after pet was carted out of the house and police said no one should have been living in the conditions they had found inside.

CBS 2–03/14/2012

Jason R. Cozmanoff, 42, of Crown Point, Ind. has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run incident that left a correctional officer dead. (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

No Plea Agreement In Crash That Killed Correctional Officer

A guilty plea had been expected Wednesday morning, but no agreement was ultimately reached, in a hit-and-run crash that left a correctional officer dead last week in Crown Point, Ind.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

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Family, Friends Pay Respects To Correctional Officer Killed In Crash

Loved ones gathered Monday to remember a 25-year-old Lake County, Ind., correctional officer, who was killed instantly when a vehicle slammed into her last week.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Jason R. Cozmanoff, 42, of Crown Point, Ind. has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run incident that left a correctional officer dead. (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed Correctional Officer

A 42-year-old Crown Point, Ind. man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run incident earlier this week that left a correctional officer dead and three of her colleagues injured.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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Police: Hit-And-Run Driver Sped Up Before Killing Officer

Police in northwest Indiana are focusing their search on a dark blue GMC pickup truck or SUV in their investigation into the hit-and-run crash that killed a Lake County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others. Authorities also said the driver apparently accelerated shortly before hitting the officers as they were jogging.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

(clockwise from top left): Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Britney Meux was killed, and deputies David Murchek, Delano Scaife and Latasha Johnson were injured, when a vehicle slammed into them on Tuesday night. (Credit: Lake County, Ind., Sheriff's Office/CBS)

Corrections Officer Killed, 3 Others Injured In Hit-And-Run In NW Ind.

A northwest Indiana corrections officer was killed and three others were injured Tuesday night when a hit-and-run driver struck them as they were jogging in Crown Point.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

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Man Dies From Stabbing In Crown Point Town Square

Police say a 26-year-old man was fatally stabbed during a fight on a northwestern Indiana city’s courthouse square.

11/25/2011

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