East Chicago

Woman Killed In East Chicago FireMamie Addison, 68, was found at her home in the 3800 block of Butternut Street in East Chicago, Indiana about 11:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
2 Teens Die, 5 Hurt In High-Speed Crash In East ChicagoEast Chicago police chief Mark Becker says the vehicle's driver and a front-seat passenger died in the crash about 3 a.m. Sunday. The Lake County coroner's office in northwest Indiana identified them as 18-year-old Marco Alvarado of East Chicago and 17-year-old Eric Rodriguez.
School Employee Leaves Racially Charged Comments On Parent's VoicemailThe phone call originated from Central High School and started off innocently enough. But it turns ugly when the school employee apparently forgot to hang up. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Police: Man In Custody For East Chicago Shooting Over Love TriangleThe alleged shooter left the scene, but was apprehended by police after they stopped his vehicle. Becker said the 34-year-old Whiting man was arrested without incident.
Man Shot To Death In East Chicago An 18-year-old man was shot to death early Saturday in northwest Indiana.
Which Beaches Have The Best And Worst Water Quality In The Chicago Area?Two beaches in Rogers Park rank as the best in the Chicago area when it comes to water quality, while two beaches in East Chicago, Indiana, were among the worst in the nation, according to a recent study by the National Resources Defense Council.
East Chicago Man Wants Murder Conviction TossedAn East Chicago Imperial Gangsters member says his racketeering and murder conviction should be tossed partly because he thinks one of his jurors has ties to a rival gang.
Activists Rally Against BP Whiting Practices A rally was held in the former company town of Marktown Park in East Chicago, over the weekend to call attention to what activists say are environmentally unsound practices used by BP in Whiting.
Man, 20, Fatally Shot In East Chicago, Indiana A 20-year-old man who was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in East Chicago, Ind., has been identified.
Worried About Meeting A Stranger For Craigslist Sale? East Chicago Cops Will Oversee It Lots of people turn to Craigslist when looking for a bargain -- or to sell off some unwanted stuff. But meeting a stranger can be dangerous. CBS 2's Ed Curran reports.
Two Shot During Convenience Store Robbery In East ChicagoPolice in northwest Indiana were hoping surveillance images would help them catch the suspects who shot two convenience store clerks during a robbery this week.
Young Victim Of Pitbull Attack Has Nightmares Of The Ordeal: GrandmotherAidan Garcia was walking to a community center in his East Chicago, Ind. neighborhood Tuesday when he was attacked by a 5-year-old Pitbull named Drizzy.