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Aidan Garcia (courtesy of Annette Josleyn)

Young Victim Of Pitbull Attack Has Nightmares Of The Ordeal: Grandmother

Aidan 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.

04/17/2014

Ashley Patterson (left) and Jeremiah Ellis (right) are wanted in connection with an East Chicago, Ind. bank robbery. (FBI)

Suspects ID’d In Brazen East Chicago, Ind. Bank Robbery

The pair who robbed an East Chicago bank last weekend also fired shots at police while trying to escape.

04/03/2014

The FBI released this image of a takeover robbery in East Chicago, Ind. (FBI)

Man, Woman Hold Up East Chicago Bank, Shoot At Cops

The pair forced everyone to the floor, jumped the teller’s counter and grabbed the cash drawers.

03/31/2014

Cleanup crews use vacuum trucks to remove crude oil from Lake Michigan, after a spill from the BP refinery in Whiting, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Weather Conditions Blunted Impact Of BP Oil Spill On Lake Michigan: Expert

Demonstrators and public officials are seething about BP’s oil spill on the Indiana lakefront, but CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports the damage could have been worse.

03/28/2014

Cleanup crews use vacuum trucks to remove crude oil from Lake Michigan, after a spill from the BP refinery in Whiting, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

BP Raises Estimate Of Lake Michigan Oil Spill

 WHITING, Ind. (AP) — Oil giant BP has raised its estimate of how much crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan during a malfunction at its northwestern Indiana refinery. BP said Thursday a preliminary estimate shows […]

03/27/2014

A Lake County, Ind. police officer participates in a sweep of Gary. (CBS)

VIDEO: Police Conduct Raid In Gary, Ind.

Friday was our first glimpse of the warmth. With the nice weather comes crime. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards went along in Lake County, Ind. for an intense crackdown.

03/22/2014

Two suspects in the rail station shootings in Gary, Ind. (NICTD)

Ind. Rail Police Want Public’s Help Finding Train Station Shooters

Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District police Chief Robert Byrd said no one was injured, but the damage to the windows was about $2,000. He is asking the public to help his officers identify the vandals.

02/21/2014

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Hotel Operator Reports Suspected Security Breach Of Credit, Debit Card Information

Merrillville, Ind.-based White Lodging said the breach may have affected properties in Chicago, Indianapolis, Merrillville, Ind. and other cities.

02/03/2014

Jeff Rennell talks with reporters about his ordeal, surviving the I-94 pileup. CBS)

I-94 Pileup Survivor Praises Rescuers Who Peeled Wreckage Away

Jeff Rennell of Ada, Mich. says more than a dozen first-responders worked tirelessly for three hours in bitter cold.

01/24/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Officials Had Been Trying To Inspect Hammond, Ind. Apartment Where Fatal Fire Erupted

Since last May, the city had been trying to get the landlord to allow inspectors into the rental property, as required by city ordinance. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/10/2014

A demonstration of a space-heater fire. (CBS)

Space Heaters Can Be Dangerous, Fire Officials Warn

This week’s fatal fire in Hammond, Ind. is a terrible reminder of how dangerous space heaters can be, if they’re not used properly. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

01/09/2014

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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

Richard Haschke (Highland Fire Dept.)

Highland, Ind. Firefighter Dies In ATV Accident

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. It is still under investigation.

10/21/2013

Surveillance image of an armed robbery in Portage, Ind. (image provided by Sergio Robles)

VIDEO: Gunman Robs Convenience Store, Flees With $1,000

The store owner is sharing video of the encounter in hopes of alerting the public and catching the culprit. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/27/2013

Gary A. Warwick (Porter County Sheriff)

Ind. Softball Coach Charged With Murder In 1972 Death Of Illinois Baby

Gary Allyn Warwick, 62, was arrested without incident at a Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Portage, Ind., according to the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force.

09/13/2013

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Gary, Ind. Teens Watch In Horror As Their Friend Is Killed By Train

Fifteen-year-old Diquan Thomas was struck and killed Wednesday by a freight train. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/12/2013

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Gary, Ind. Recreates Drive-In Experience

The one-night-only drive-in theater was to show off Gary’s lakefront Marquette Park, newly refurbished at a cost of $30 million. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/06/2013

A motorist's Mustang was totaled after a suspect carjacked the vehicle this week at a Gary, Ind. train station. (CBS)

Motorist Carjacked At Gary Train Station

You better pick your parking spot carefully. That’s the message from police about the Miller train station in northwest Indiana. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

08/23/2013

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

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Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash In LaPorte, Ind.

The pilot and sole-occupant of a small plane was killed in a crash in LaPorte County Indiana, according to a press release from the LaPorte County Sherriff’s Office.

07/21/2013

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