Five people, including a truck driver from north suburban Lake Zurich, were killed overnight, when a tanker truck caused a chain reaction crash on Interstate 65 near Lafayette, Indiana.
The husband and wife who gunned down two Las Vegas police officers and a shopper at a Las Vegas strip mall on Sunday lived in Lafayette, Indiana, before moving to Nevada in January.
Interstate 65 has been reopened between Gary and Lafayette, but police are warning drivers to avoid travel unless it’s absolutely necessary.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 65 between U.S. 30 in Merrillville and Lafayette, but is urging “extreme caution” when traveling on that road and others in northern Indiana
The Indiana Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 94, both eastbound and westbound, between the Illinois state line and the U.S. 421 exit at Michigan City, and Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 12/20 in Gary and mile marker 172 in Lafayette.
Authorities say an Indiana man got so angry when he was arrested for stealing a car that he threatened to eat the police officers who arrested him, as well as their entire families and their dogs.
An Indiana man drowned Sunday afternoon after falling off a rock in Starved Rock State Park and falling into the Illinois River.
A man accused of killing another man for insulting his girlfriend at a party this summer has been caught in Louisiana after four months on the run.