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Indiana State Police Want To Clear Up New Law For Slow Left Lane Drivers

Indiana State Police were clarifying a new law taking effect next month, allowing police to ticket drivers who fail to move out of the left lane for approaching traffic.


Debris like this could be remnants of a meth lab. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Public Warned To Avoid Trash That May Contain Meth Chemicals

Walkers, joggers are bikers in Indiana are being warned that any trash they find may be contaminated with chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.


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Northwest Indiana Cops Coordinating Anti-Drug Efforts On Highways

Indiana State Police said squad cars from various towns in northwest Indiana working outside their jurisdictions has nothing to do with catching speeders and boosting revenue – it’s about stopping drug traffickers.


A limousine that was going 50 mph and lost control and hit barrier wall. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Indiana State Police Release Crash Photos To Encourage Safer Winter Driving

Indiana State Police have been dealing with so many accidents this winter, they’re trying a new tactic to try to get people to slow down on ice and snow.


Several vehicles were involved in an accident on Interstate 94 in Michigan City. (Credit: Amy Koza)

Blame Game Begins, As Investigators Probe Cause Of I-94 Wreck

Among the questions: Why did a one- or two-truck crash escalate into a major pileup of 46 vehicles? Were people driving too fast for conditions? Were conditions simply too bad to drive at all? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Sheriff’s Officer Investigated For Alleged Rape

The officer was placed immediately on paid administrative leave Sept. 20 when Lake County Sheriff John Buncich learned of the allegations.


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Higher Speed Limit Might Cost State Ticket Revenue

If Indiana is any indicator, it might end up costing the state of Illinois much-needed revenue if the governor signs off on legislation to raise the speed limit on most Interstate highways and tollways to 70 mph.


Two unidentified homicide victims found in Newton County, Ind., in October 1983. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Indiana State Police Seek Help Identifying 1983 Murder Victims

Indiana State Police and authorities in Jasper and Newton counties are asking for help to identify three homicide victims from a cold case dating back 30 years.


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Indiana State Police Crack Down On Drivers Who Flick Cigarettes Out Window

The drought has Indiana State Police looking more closely at what’s coming out of cars.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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Phony Cops Make Stop In NW Indiana

Police are urging motorists to use caution after a woman was stopped on Interstate 80/94 in northwest Indiana by two men pretending to be state police officers.


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Police: Cold Medication Registry Hasn’t Helped Stop Meth Production

In Indiana, efforts have been unproductive so far in tracking the sale of cold medications that could be used for illicit drugs.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

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Driver Killed When Van Spins Out Of Control

Indiana State Police are urging motorists to drive cautiously and to reduce their speed on wet or ice- and snow-covered roads, following a fatal crash on the Inidna Toll Road near Portage early Saturday.


An Indiana State Police squad car was damaged when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped the driver's side, while the police car was parked as the trooper was trying to help a stranded motorist. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Truck Hauling 19 Mercedes Benzes Hits Indiana State Police Car

An Indiana state trooper was lucky not to be seriously hurt on Christmas when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped her police car as she was helping a motorist on the Indiana Toll Road.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

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Man Critically Injured In I-80 Crash

A Gary, Ind. man was critically injured Friday night after crashing his pickup truck on Interstate 80 in Hammond, Ind.


A semi carry a load of meat rolled over onI 80/94. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Semi Filled With Meat Rolls Over On I 80-94

Indiana State Police say the seatbelt worn by a truck driver whose semi pulling a trailer filled with packaged meat rolled over on I-80/94 Tuesday morning likely prevented him from suffering serious injury.


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Former Indiana State Police Commander Admits To Stealing $91K

A former Indiana State Police commander is likely to find out in a couple of months what it’s like to be on the other side of a prison cell.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

A semi-tractor trailer truck hauling 20 tons of French fries rolled over on an exit ramp of I-80 in Lake Station, Ind., on Nov. 17, 2011.

Truck Loaded With French Fries Rolls Over On I-80

A semi-tractor trailer truck hauling a load of French fries rolled over while trying to exit I-80 in northwest Indiana on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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New Scanners To Help Indiana State Police Find Unlicensed Drivers

Indiana State Police are using new technology to catch drivers without valid licenses.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

The driver of a Chrysler minivan managed to escape serious injury after his vehicle was crushed by a semi-trailer. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Man Walks Away After Semi Crushes His Vehicle On I-80

A Chesterton man was able to walk away from a frightening accident on Interstate 80 on Thursday morning, after his vehicle was crushed by a semi.


One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital when the driver of this 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer lost control along Interstate 80/94, went off the roadway and rolled four or five times in Lake County, Ind. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

One Dead, One Injured In Rollover Crash On 80/94

One person died at the scene and another was airlifted to a hospital from an SUV rollover crash on I-80/94 in northwest Indiana on Tuesday afternoon.