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South Shore Train Extension Picks Up Some Momentum

In March, the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District board could review proposals for an environmental impact study of an eight-mile extension of the South Shore commuter rail line.


Surveillance picture of suspect who robbed two bank branches on Tuesday. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robbers Hit Two Branches On Tuesday

Bank robbers apparently wanted to get their day’s work done before the snowstorm got in the way Tuesday morning.


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Police In NW Indiana Stop Bank Robbery By Man Dressed As CTA Employee

Charges are pending against a man after police thwarted his attempt to rob a bank Sunday morning.


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Indiana Man Dies After Motorcycle Accident

A northwest Indiana man died Saturday, almost a week after he was hurt in a motorcycle crash in his hometown of Dyer, Ind.


U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32, was killed in Afghanistan on April 15, 2012. (Photo Courtesy U.S. Army)

Fallen NW Indiana Soldier Honored At Funeral

He made the ultimate sacrifice while serving his country. On Wednesday, northwest Indiana residents came together to say goodbye to Army Staff Sgt. David Nowaczyk, who was killed in Afghanistan last month.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32, was killed in Afghanistan on April 15, 2012. (Photo Courtesy U.S. Army)

Dyer, Ind. Soldier Dies In Afghanistan

The community of Dyer, Ind., is mourning one of its own, after a soldier was killed in Afghanistan.



Retired Doctor Charged With Killing His 95-Year-Old Mother

A retired doctor from Northwest Indiana is facing murder charges after authorities said he killed his 95-year-old mother and then shot himself in the face, but survived.


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Elderly Woman Shot Dead; Son Injured By Self-Inflicted Wound

A 95-year-old Northwest Indiana woman was shot dead Sunday morning, and her 74-year-old son is in the hospital after he shot himself, officials said.


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Dyer, Ind., Town Employees Get Party On Paid Time

The Northwest Indiana town of Dyer is holding a Holiday Appreciation Party for its town employees Friday – giving them half a day off with pay so they can attend.

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2011

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Alert Issued For Missing Woman, Two Children

Chicago police are looking for a woman and two children who haven’t been seen for over a week.


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Indiana 9/11 Survivor Relieved At Bin Laden’s Death

Osama Bin Laden’s death comes are great news to a Dyer, Ind., man, who was in the north tower of the World Trade Center when American Airlines Flight 11 hit the building on Sept. 11, 2001.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2011

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Christmas Comes Early For Infant With Challenged Immune System

Seth Petreikis needs an expensive operation, but administrators of a public program balked at the cost — until Friday.