Indiana

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

Josh Driver, of Valparaiso, created this sticker to help businesses reinforce opposition to a new Indiana law that would protect businesses that choose not to serve customers based on religious grounds. (Credit: Twitter/@open4serv)

Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Spurs ‘This Business Serves Everyone’ Movement

In the wake of a new Indiana law many critics see as legalized discrimination against homosexuals, many Indiana businesses have made it known they serve everyone, with the help of an entrepreneur from Valparaiso.

03/27/2015

Hundreds of bags filled with soiled diapers have been dumped in at least five areas in rural LaPorte County, Indiana. (Credit: LaPorte County Sheriff/Facebook)

Sheriff Seeks Help Finding Out Who’s Dumping Diapers Along LaPorte County Roads

Jail inmates on a roadside cleanup crew filled the bed of a pickup truck at just one of the five locations where dirty diapers – a mixture of infant and adult diapers – have been dumped in rural LaPorte County, Indiana.

03/27/2015

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NCAA To Monitor Impacts Of Indiana “Religious Freedom” Law

With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

03/27/2015

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HIV Outbreak Has Indiana Declaring A Public Health Emergency

Though Indiana Gov. Mike Pence opposes needle exchanges, he’s authorized a needle-exchange program for an Indiana county that’s being ravaged by a HIV outbreak tied to drug use.

03/26/2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

New Indiana ‘Religious Liberty’ Law Could Legalize Discrimination Against Gay People, Opponents Say

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.

03/26/2015

Debra Michaud (left) and other activists with Tar Sands Free Midwest call on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to press oil company BP harder for a full accounting of a 2014 oil spill into Lake Michigan.

Activists Want Emanuel To Press BP For Answers On Oil Spill

Local environmental activists have said they’re not getting the answers they want from City Hall about an oil spill that occurred in northwest Indiana a year ago this week.

03/26/2015

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Guide To March Madness’ Final Four

A quick start travel guide to help prepare you for your trip to the Final Four in Indianapolis.

03/25/2015

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Indiana ‘Right To Try’ Law Gives Terminally Ill Access To Experimental Drugs

Imagine this: you’re terminally ill and your doctors have tried every available drug and nothing works. Now, Indiana is trying to give hope to those who are dying and hopeless.

03/24/2015

Jeffrey Bellinger (Photo from Facebook)

13-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By Train In Cedar Lake

Jeffrey Bellinger, a student at the Hanover Central Middle School, in Cedar Lake, was walking along the side of a set of CSX railroad tracks Tuesday afternoon, about 200 feet north of the 137th Avenue crossing in Cedar Lake, Ind., when he was struck from behind by a train that was unable to stop.

03/17/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner visits Sawing & Shearing Services, Inc., a Blue Island steel fabrication company considering a move to Indiana, due to workers' compensation costs in Illinois. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Rauner To Visit Indiana, Wisconsin, Texas To Lure Jobs

Gov. Bruce Rauner said he’s going the offensive in an effort to increase the number of jobs in Illinois.

03/13/2015

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Brothers-In-Law Dead In Munster Murder-Suicide

Two brother-in-laws who were involved in a business venture together were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in northwest Indiana on Sunday night.

03/09/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Munster

Mario Martinez was shot in the 8600 block of Linden Avenue in Munster, Ind., according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

03/09/2015

Smith Bizzell Warner & Son Funeral Home in Gary, Indiana. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Gary Funeral Home Says Former Worker Moved Babies’ Bodies To Ceiling

A funeral home in Gary, Indiana, was explaining why the remains of two unidentified babies were stored in the facility for nearly two decades, and denying rumors the bodies were improperly stored in a ceiling for two years.

03/05/2015

Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home. (Credit: CBS)

Remains Of Two Infants Discovered In Gary Funeral Home

The Lake County, Indiana, Coroner’s office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.

03/04/2015

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