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4 Kids Drown In 3 Weekend Accidents

The victims included two brothers who drowned in a pit filled with water in Hobart, Ind., Saturday night, prompting their grieving mother to call for more security on the private property where they died.

06/16/2014

Eight-year-old Terrion Smith (left) and his brother, Donel (right). (Family provided photo)

Two Brothers Drown In Northwest Indiana Pond

Two brothers drowned in a pond in Hobart, Indiana, Saturday night. One of the boys was nine and the other was just eight years old.

06/15/2014

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Proposed Site For Immigrant Detention Center Catches Fire

Firefighters on Wednesday night briefly fought an apparent arson fire at the former St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Hall building in northwest Indiana, part of a proposed site of an immigrant detention center.

06/05/2014

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Two Critically Wounded In Police Shootout In Hobart, Ind.

On Thursday night, a Hobart police officer saw a shooting take place between two vehicles, and someone fired shots at police as they arrived to investigate, so police returned fire.

05/02/2014

A Hobart man was injured when he lost control of his pickup and it struck two semi trucks on I-80/94 near Burr Street ion Gary on Thursday morning. (Photo from Indiana State Police)

Hobart Man Injured After Crashing Pickup On I-80/94

A northwest Indiana man was injured when he lost control of his pickup on a rain-slick I-80/94 Thursday morning, and the vehicle slammed into two semi trucks.

04/03/2014

The northbound lanes of I-65 were closed after a truck accident and fire. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Traffic Jammed On I-65 After Truck Accident

One person was injured and a truck caught fire Tuesday morning after three semi-trucks crashed in Northwest Indiana.

12/31/2013

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Hobart, Ind. Fire Official Dies After Scrapes With The Law, Accident

In late November, John Wall was arrested and accused of pointing a gun at his wife. He was on a leave of absence when he rammed his minivan into his home on Dec. 10.

12/29/2013

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

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Police Investigate 2 Saturday Homicides In NW Indiana

Two men were killed in separate homicides Saturday night in Lake County.

10/21/2013

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Woman Crashes Speeding Car Into Hobart’s Lake George

Brandon Grafton and Nicole Hutnick were on their way to the mall on Wednesday afternoon but couldn’t ignore a car in front of them that was speeding and driving erratically.

09/11/2013

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Man Gets 4 Years For Drunken Motorcycle Crash That Killed Passenger

Tears fell at a sentencing hearing for a Hobart man who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his motorcycle and killed his passenger.

09/06/2013

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Dozens Of Cats Crammed In Cages Left At Humane Society

Around 3 a.m. Friday, 34 cats crammed into four cages were left in the outside dog kennel of the Humane Society of Hobart, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

08/12/2013

The call center at Teleperformance in Hobart, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Hobart, Ind. Company Grows With Economy

Business is booming so much at Teleperformance that by Sept. 1 they hope to have this 700-station call center operating at full capacity. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

08/02/2013

A corn maze in Hobart, Ind., honors the Chicago Blackhawks' 2013 Stanley Cup championship. (Credit: CBS)

Hobart Corn Maze Honors Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks

County Line Orchard in Hobart is going with a Blackhawks theme for this year’s corn maze.

07/31/2013

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Man Killed In Crash While Fleeing Police

Christopher Velasquez, 18, suffered blunt force trauma injuries in the crash, which occurred around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at 3rd Street and Crestwood Drive.

05/06/2013

Elaine Harmon, left, meets her mother, Jenny Hadley, for the first time. (CBS)

Mother, Daughter See Each Other First Time In 36 Years

Two women, who battled an emptiness in their hearts for so long, were reunited Monday. Those two hearts are full again. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

01/14/2013

Hobart, Ind. police cuff three teen suspects after a shooting inside Westfield South Lake Mall Saturday. (Twitter)

Three Teens Charged In Fight At Mall In NW Ind.; One Still At Large

Three teens arrested at Westfield Southlake Mall on Saturday night are being detained at the Lake County Juvenile Center in Crown Point.

11/14/2012

Hobart, Ind. police cuff three teen suspects after a shooting inside Westfield South Lake Mall Saturday. (Twitter)

Northwest Indiana Mall Evacuated After Shooting, 3 Teens Arrested

Westfield South Lake Mall was temporarily evacuated after the 6:30 p.m. shooting, but shoppers later returned before the shopping center closed for the night.

11/10/2012

This surveillance image is of a suspect who is believed to have attacked a customer at Ross in Merrillville, Ind. (Surveillance video)

VIDEO: Mom Holding Baby Attacked At Ind. Store

A woman went to a Northwest Indiana retailer to buy a gift and ended up getting assaulted. Now, Hobart police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

10/15/2012

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Hobart Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy

A Hobart man pleaded guilty on Wednesday just as his trial was winding down on charges stemming from the death of his ex-girlfriend’s three-year old son.

10/04/2012

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