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Gov. Pat Quinn declared a statewide disaster area on Monday, due to the extreme cold, and heavy snow still clogging many roadways. (Credit: CBS)

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A man and two of his children were killed when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on I-65, following an earlier crash involving a tanker truck that rolled over. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Three Dead In Crash On I-65 Near Roselawn, Ind.

A father and two of his children were killed overnight, when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana.

04/15/2014

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Gary Police Might Have Found Truck That Struck, Killed Teen

Malik Herron was walking with his friend in the 4900 block of Vermont Street Saturday night, when a large, dark-colored vehicle left the road and struck both boys. Herron died, his friend was only slightly hurt.

04/14/2014

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Valparaiso Woman Loses Custody Of Kids For 2nd Time

The woman, who had three small children in her minivan, either was drunk or was having some kind of medical problem when she pulled up to the drive-through lane at a Dunkin Donuts.

04/14/2014

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Body Found In Indiana Lake IDed As Missing Michigan Doctor

A body found in a lake in Porter, Ind., over the weekend has been identified as a missing doctor from Kalamazoo, Mich.

04/09/2014

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

Duo Who Shot At Cops After Bank Robbery Arrested In Missouri

Jeremiah Ellis, 28; and Ashley Patterson, 24, both of East Chicago, Ind., were arrested Friday in connection with a “takeover style” robbery at First Merchant Bank at, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd. in East Chicago, the FBI said.

04/04/2014

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

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Watch: Paul George Hits 3-Pointer From Center-Court Logo

George thought the shot clock was about to expire.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2014

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Suspect Held In Fatal Shooting In Valparaiso

An Wednesday morning argument turned lethal after a Valparaiso man shot a Kouts man multiple times.

04/03/2014

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Reports: Kelvin Sampson Back In College Ranks As He’s Hired By Houston

Sampson was last seen in college leaving Indiana amid a cloud of controversy.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

FBI agents are reportedly taking inventory of a huge collection of artifacts  in this home in Waldron, Ind. (Credit: WISH-TV)

Federal Agents Descend On Home In Rural Indiana

Federal agents have descended on a compound in rural Indiana that reportedly contains a large amount of historical artifacts, including some from World War II, sources said Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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Body Found After Fire In Vacant Gary Building

Firefighters discovered the body in the doorway of the vacant building in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary as they were extinguishing the blaze a few minutes after midnight.

04/02/2014

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

No New Oil Found From BP Spill

No new oil has been found floating in Lake Michigan or at the bottom of a cove following further inspection Sunday of the spill site near the BP Refinery in Whiting, Ind.

04/01/2014

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Woman Killed In Crown Point Crash

A 52-year-old woman was killed early Monday when her car flipped over in a crash in Crown Point, Ind.

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)

Durbin, Kirk Want To Talk To BP Executives About Whiting Oil Spill

“Any unanticipated spill is cause for concern, but given the Whiting refinery’s recent expansion of its operations to double the amount of heavy oil sands being processed, this spill raises questions about the long-term safety and reliability of BP’s new, expanded production at Whiting,” they wrote.

03/28/2014

Two drivers were killed in a fiery crash in Gary, Ind., on Thursday. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Two Dead In Fiery Crash In Gary

Gary Police Cpl. Gabrielle King said officers responded to a crash at 5th and Calhoun around 5 a.m. When crews arrived, they found an SUV engulfed in flames, and a second vehicle that had sustained extensive damage.

03/27/2014

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Hammond Man Heralded As Hero For Saving Neighbor From Fire

John Tomczak Jr. was watching TV in his living room about 10:25 a.m. when he heard a strange noise coming from outside his Hammond, Ind., home, he said. He went to the back of his house to see if he could figure out what it was.

03/27/2014

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Carjacking Suspect Dies In Crash After High-Speed Chase

The driver tried to turn into an alley in Gary, Ind., but lost control of the car and richocheted off two large trees before stopping.

03/26/2014

A chain-reaction crash on I-65 near Rensselaer. Ind., left an Ohio man dead Tuesday morning. (Photo from Indiana State Police)

Ohio Man Killed In Chain-Reaction Crash On I-65

RENSSELAER, Ind. (STMW) – All lanes of northbound I-65 in northwest Indiana reopened late Tuesday morning after a chain-reaction crash involving two semi trucks and a large pickup hauling three other vehicles left an Ohio […]

03/25/2014

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

Malfunction At BP Refinery Causes Oil Spill On Lake Michigan

As many as 500 gallons of crude oil spilled onto the shore of Lake Michigan in Whiting, Ind., following an accident Monday afternoon at the BP refinery.

03/25/2014

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