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.


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.



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.



Wrong-Way Driver Killed After Plowing Into Semi On I-80/94

A Hobart, Ind., man was killed early Friday morning when he drove the wrong way on the Borman Expressway – right into the path of a semi.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Ron Santo Corn Maze

Ron Santo Honored In Indiana Corn Maze

Ron Santo’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend is being celebrated at a farm in Northwest Indiana.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2012

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Sports Store Donates To Little League Team After Coach Took Money And Left

It appears there will be a baseball season after all for a team of 11-year olds who learned this week about the bad, and good, in life.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Police: Indiana Youth Baseball Coach Took Parents’ Money And Ran

Multiple felony charges are expected Wednesday against a 40-year-old man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Little League team in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Surveillance image of one of three thieves who broke into a jewelry store in Hobart, Ind., and filled buckets with jewelry from the display cases. (Credit: Hobart Police)

Report: Hobart, Ind., Jewelry Thief Left Drop Of Blood Behind

Police in Northwest Indiana say a jewelry store thief may have left something behind that could lead police to capture him and his accomplices.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Surveillance image of one of three thieves who broke into a jewelry store in Hobart, Ind., and filled buckets with jewelry from the display cases. (Credit: Hobart Police)

Thieves Swipe Jewelry By Bucketful From Hobart Store

Thieves were caught on tape swiping jewelry by the bucketful at a Hobart jewelry store.


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Man Killed When Train Hits Minivan In Hobart

A man was killed Monday afternoon when a freight train struck a minivan at a crossing in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

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Woman Busted 14th Time For Driving With No License

A Hobart, Ind., woman has now found herself in police custody 14 different times for driving without ever getting a license.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Dawn Fital

Coroner Says Michigan Woman Found In Suitcase Was Asphyxiated

A Michigan woman whose body was found earlier this week in a suitcase tossed in a Hobart, Ind., pond died from asphyxiation, the Lake County Coroner’s office said Saturday.


Gregory Noack

Boyfriend Faces Charges In Pool Player’s Murder, Body Dumping

The boyfriend competitive pool player is awaiting extradition back to Michigan, after the woman’s body was found in a suitcase near Hobart, Ind.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

Dawn Fital

Missing Michigan Woman’s Body Found In Northwest Indiana

Police believe a body they have found in Northwest Indiana is that of a missing Michigan woman.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

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3 Horses, 5 Dogs Die In Hobart Barn Fire

Three horses and five dogs died in a Hobart barn fire that broke out early Wednesday.



Woman Dies After I-80 Crash

HOBART, Ind. (STMW) – A Gary woman died Saturday after a van driven by her husband struck a crash barrier and struck another vehicle on Interstate 80 near Hobart.


William Albrecht

Charges Filed In Gruesome DUI Hit-And-Run

Victim’s body was partially dismembered, thrown into back of driver’s pick-up truck.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2010