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Bicyclist Killed In Gary Hit-And-Run Crash

The man was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle in the 2100 block of Delaware Street in Gary about 9 p.m., according to Gary police Sgt. Thomas Decanter and the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.

06/05/2015

Darren Butler (left), David Tate (center) and Fred Leland (right) are charged with a string of thefts from vehicles parked at home improvement stores in Schererville, Indiana. (Credit: Schererville Police)

Three Charged With Stealing Tools From Vehicles Parked At Home Improvement Stores

The thefts began in April. On at least three occasions, men dressed in yellow safety vests to blend in with legitimate construction workers, watched as they went inside, and then broke into unattended vehicles to steal the workers’ tools.

06/04/2015

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Best Places To Honeymoon Near Chicago

You don’t have to go far for a romantic honeymoon. Keep this list of some of the best honeymoon spots near Chicago in mind when making your post-wedding plans.

05/30/2015

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Indiana Law Allows Police To Ticket Drivers Who Don’t Pull Over For Speeders

Starting in July, Indiana motorists could be fined $500 for failing to get out of the way of other drivers who want to pass in the left lane, even if the other driver is speeding.

05/26/2015

Rescue crews use construction equipment to dig into Mount Baldy to find 6-year-old Nathan Woessner, who ended up buried 11 feet under the sand dune on July 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Indiana Dune Where Boy Nearly Died In 2013 Will Remain Closed This Summer

A team of scientists have been studying Mount Baldy, which is more than 120 feet tall, to determine what caused a hole that trapped Nathan Woessner under 11 feet of sand for more than three hours on July 12, 2013.

05/22/2015

Antonio Harris (Credit: Lake Station Police)

Man Charged With Killing Toddler In Northwest Indiana

Antonio Harris, 19, is charged with murder, neglect of a dependent, and battery in connection with the death of Nieyely Lopez of Lake Station, Ind., according to the Lake County (Ind.) state’s attorney’s office.

05/20/2015

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Toddler’s Death In Gary Investigated As Homicide

Nieyely Lopez died of “multiple blunt force traumatic injuries” she suffered at the intersection of Melton Road and Lake Street in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was taken to Methodists Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m.

05/19/2015

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Bus Drives Off Bridge Near Gary Casino

A bus went off the side of a bridge early Sunday near the Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Ind., leaving the driver unable to talk.

05/18/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Gary

Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 3600 block of Van Buren Street in Gary at 8:44 p.m. and found a man who’d been shot at least once in his upper body, according to a statement from Gary police. Therical Gassion, 45, was taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, where he was pronounced dead.

05/13/2015

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson discusses a job fair for Edsal Furniture, a manufacturing company bringing 300 new jobs to  the struggling northwest Indiana city. (Credit: WBBM)

Hundreds Line Up At Gary Job Fair As Furniture Manufacturer Opens New Plant

Edsal, a Chicago-based industrial furniture manufacturing company, has announced plans to open a facility Gary, bringing 300 much-needed jobs to the struggling town in northwest Indiana.

05/08/2015

Michael Hernandez and his wife and daughters. (Family Photo)

Family Searching For Missing Man From Crown Point

Family and friends desperate for answers about a missing father from Crown Point, Indiana, have continued their search, nearly a week after he vanished.

05/07/2015

C.J. lost his right rear leg after he was shot while his owner was walking him Friday in Gary, Indiana. The owner, 48-year-old Keith Dumas, was killed in the shooting. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Dog Shot In Gary Recovering After Losing Leg

A dog that was shot along with his owner in Gary, Indiana, last week has lost one leg, but otherwise is expected to make a full recovery.

04/28/2015

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VIDEO: Reality-Defying ‘Launched Wing Roller Coaster’ Opening In Indiana

The latest roller coaster in Indiana doesn’t literally defy reality, but it sure looks like it does. It’s also the first of its kind in the U.S.

04/24/2015

More than a dozen students were hurt when a stage at Westfield High School collapsed during a school musical. (Credit: Sara Camden/Twitter)

Several Students Injured When Stage Collapses In Central Indiana

The finale of a high school musical in central Indiana came to an unexpected end Thursday night, as more than a dozen students were hurt when the stage collapsed while they gathered for the last number in the show.

04/24/2015

Michael Clemens (Credit: Porter County Sheriff)

Valparaiso University Student Arrested In Hostage Hoax

A Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.

04/22/2015

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Police: Two Killed In Northwest Indiana Crash

About 11:40 p.m. a Dodge Caliber and Ford Windstar were involved in a crash near 285 S. State Road in Valparaiso, according to a statement from the Porter County sheriff’s office. The Dodge was traveling south and drove left of the center line to pass other vehicles when it collided with the northbound Windstar.

04/17/2015

A Megabus is towed away after a crash near Edinburgh, Indiana, on Monday. (Source: Twitter/CBS 4 Indy)

19 Hurt When Megabus From Chicago Crashes In Indiana

Indiana State Police said the bus crashed into the back of a semi-tractor trailer on I-65, near Edinburgh, Indiana, around 6 a.m. eastern time. The truck had stopped because of construction, and the bus did not stop quickly enough to avoid a crash.

04/13/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Gary

Donald Fuzzell, 21, was pronounced dead in the 2300 block of Broadway in Gary, Ind., at 11:50 p.m., according to a statement from the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office. Fuzzell, of the 12000 block of South Ada in Calumet Park, suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

04/13/2015

These four puppies were abandoned along County Line Road in the Miller Beach neighborhood of Gary, Indiana, on March 28. All Breeds Rescue Angels is still trying to find their mother, who also was abandoned in the same area. (Credit: ABRA Inc.)

Rescue Group Trying To Find Mom Of Abandoned Puppies

All Breeds Rescue Angels said witnesses in the Miller Beach neighborhood of Gary, Indiana, saw someone in a black SUV pull over and discard several puppies, then drive away on March 28. A few minutes later, the SUV returned, and someone pushed another dog, believed to be the mother of the puppies, out of the vehicle.

04/09/2015

Wilco in concert (Getty Images)

Chicago Band Wilco To Play Indiana Venue, Following Rewrite Of Controversial Law

Indiana lawmakers this week tweaked a “religious freedom” law to address concerns that it would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

04/03/2015

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