Indiana

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

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari (Photo Credit: holidayworld.com)

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

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

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

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Michigan Governor Says He Would Veto Religious Objections Bill

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder warned Thursday that he would veto religious objections legislation unless lawmakers also send him a bill extending anti-discrimination protections to gays.

04/03/2015

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Man Shot And Killed At Gary Home

Robert Armstead, 29, was shot Wednesday at his home in the 4400 block of Connecticut Street, according to the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.

04/02/2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a press conference March 31, 2015 at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pence spoke about the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act which has been condemned by business leaders and Democrats.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Opinion: Gov. Mike Pence’s Perception Problem With Religious Freedom Restoration Act

With the ink barely dry after signing Indiana’s new religious freedom law, Gov. Mike Pence is asking lawmakers for a re-do.

04/01/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner (left) and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (right) | Photos by Scott Olson/John Gress/Getty Images

Rauner, Kirk Voice Objections To Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he’s troubled by what he’s read about the situation in Indiana.

04/01/2015

The state of Indiana's website, In.gov.  (Credit: In.gov)

Indiana Government Website Targeted By Cyber Attacks

The controversy over Indiana’s so-called religious freedom law was not the only problem the Hoosier state faced Tuesday. It also fended off an apparent attack on its official website.

03/31/2015

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Knight Foundation Awards Gary, Ind. With Grant For Art And Culinary Center

Gary, Indiana is getting a new development thanks to an award from a prominent foundation, reports CBS 2’s Jim Williams.

03/31/2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a press conference March 31, 2015 at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pence spoke about the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act which has been condemned by business leaders and Democrats.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Pence On ‘Religious Freedom’ Law: “We Will Fix This”

Acknowledging his state has “come under the harsh glare of criticism” over a controversial new “religious freedom” law, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he wants state lawmakers to pass new legislation that makes clear businesses cannot discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.

03/31/2015

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Hammond Mayor: Pence Should Resign Over ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

In the wake of Indiana’s controversial new “religious freedom” law, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said Indiana Gov. Mike Pence should resign for the good of the state.

03/31/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel makes a public appearance Nov. 24 as challengers filed to replace him. (CBS)

Mayor Emanuel Taking Advantage Of Controversial Religious Freedom Law To Lure Jobs From Indiana

Republican and Democratic leaders in Indiana had press conferences Monday concerning the state’s new religious freedom law, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.

03/30/2015

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