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A Gary, Indiana resident passes a row of abandoned storefronts on Broadway Street in the old downtown section of Gary.  America's former murder capital, 02 March 2001. The old (Photo credit should read SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Award $500K Grant To Gary For Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan

The city plans to use the grant to attract even more investments through a hyper-local approach to addressing problems in the University Park East neighborhood,

01/16/2015

Indiana State Police (CBS)

Indiana Toll Road Closed For 23 Miles After Multiple Crashes

A 23-mile stretch of the Indiana Toll Road has been shut down in both directions, after a string of accidents involving semi-trailer trucks.

01/09/2015

An Indiana man was killed in a fatal three-truck crash early Friday on the Borman Expressway in Gary. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

One Trucker Killed, One Charged In Borman Crash

An Indiana trucker driving for UPS was killed and a Chicago trucker ticketed following a fatal three-truck crash on the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana early Friday.

01/09/2015

Harold W. Gielow Jr. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Deputy, 2 Others Injured In Scuffle In Porter County

A Porter County deputy and a bystander who tried to help him were both injured in a scuffle with a man “acting irrationally” in northwest Indiana on Thursday.

01/09/2015

Surveillance photo of the suspet who robbed a Fifth Third Bank branch Dec. 8 in Cary. (Photo from the FBI)

Man Suspected In Three Bank Robberies Strikes Again

The most recent robbery happened Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bank branch at 10705 Broadway in Crown Point, according to the FBI.

01/08/2015

A woman smoking an 'Blu' e-cigarette. (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Indiana Lawmakers To Consider Imposing New Safeguards, Taxes On E-Cigarettes

Republican state Rep. Ed Clere of New Albany said Friday the bill he’ll sponsor is aimed at combatting the growing use of e-cigarettes among Indiana’s youth.

01/02/2015

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Flu Season At Epidemic Level; High Levels In Illinois, Indiana, And Wisconsin

The CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness — including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin — up from 13 states a week earlier.

12/31/2014

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Infant Returned Unharmed After Hobart Kidnapping

An infant who had been reported kidnapped Sunday night in northwest Indiana was returned unharmed about four hours later, with the aid of a regional SWAT team, police said.

12/29/2014

John Laco (Supplied Photo)

Investigators: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Elderly Man

The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force has determined police officers in Lake Station, Indiana, were justified when they shot and killed an elderly man who pointed a shotgun at them, and a report sheds some light on what appeared to have been a “suicide by cop.”

12/12/2014

Firefighters found a man in the living room of a burning house in Whiting, Indiana. The man died after firefighters pulled him out. (Credit: CBS)

Man Killed In House Fire In Whiting

Investigators were trying to determine the cause of a fire that started around 2 a.m. in the 1200 block of 121st Street in Whiting, Indiana.

12/11/2014

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Defendant Accuses Indiana Prosecutors Of Eavesdropping On Discussion With Attorneys

Earlier this year, John Larkin accused police and prosecutors of eavesdropping on a constitutionally protected discussion between Larkin and his former lawyers. A judge later shot down Larkin’s request to throw out the charge pending against him because of the recording.

12/11/2014

Lake Station City Hall. (Credit: CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Elderly Man Armed With Shotgun Outside Lake Station City Hall

Police said three Lake Station officers confronted the man around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Lake Station City Hall, which also houses the Lake Station Police Department.

12/09/2014

Randy Groen (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Swan Keepers Of Cedar Lake, Ind.

Randy and Josh Groen have an unusual business, CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

12/05/2014

Indiana State Police (CBS)

Ind. Police Chase After Suspect Ends With Car Crash, Stolen Shoes

A Joliet man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly refused to pull over while speeding in northwest Indiana, crashed the car he was driving and then broke into a garage to steal shoes while running away from the scene of the crash, authorities said.

12/05/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot And Killed In Gary

Antwone Davis, 19, was shot in the 1300 block of Clay Street in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County, Ind., coroner’s office.

12/04/2014

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VIDEO: Shoppers Fight Over Wal-Mart Deals In Michigan City

It’s the one day of the year where consumers are expected to go a little crazy, but this might be going too far. Doorbuster deals at a Wal-Mart in Michigan City, Indiana, had shoppers literally stealing items from other people’s carts.

11/28/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Woman Shot And Killed In Gary

The Lake County coroner’s office identified the dead woman as Kennette Oneal, of the 1000 block of Matthews Street. The coroner’s office said she suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

11/28/2014

Police have issued an arrest warrant for 36-year-old Jeremy Anderson, on two charges of murder. (Credit: Round Lake Beach Police)

Suspect In Round Lake Beach Murder Arrested In Gary

An arrest warrant was issued earlier this week for Jeremy Anderson, 36, for two counts of first degree murder, according to the Round Lake Beach police department.

11/13/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Hammond Man Shot And Killed While Working On car

Martin Hurtado, 45, was in his backyard in the 800 block of South State Street in Hammond working on a vehicle when he was shot once in the shoulder at 9:20 p.m., according to Hammond police and the Lake County coroner’s office.

10/29/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Michigan State’s No Longer The ‘Little Brother’

Saturday figures to show how far the Spartans have come and how far the Wolverines have fallen.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

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