The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force has determined police officers in Lake Station, Indiana, were justified when they shot and killed an elderly man who pointed a shotgun at them, and a report sheds some light on what appeared to have been a “suicide by cop.”
Police said three Lake Station officers confronted the man around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Lake Station City Hall, which also houses the Lake Station Police Department.
Keith Soderquist, 44, and his wife, Deoborah, 55, have been accused of taking money from his campaign fund and the city’s food pantry account, to use on gambling expenses at casinos in Indiana and Michigan.
Lake Station, Ind. Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife, Deborah, were indicted Wednesday on public corruption charges, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Lake Station police Cpl. Mike McKenzie was driving in the 2700 block of Central Avenue about 12:18 a.m. when he saw smoke coming from a home in the 2700 block of Central Avenue.
The westbound lanes of Interstate 80-94 were shut down on Wednesday when a semi slid off the road.
The westbound Indiana Toll Road is closed “indefinitely” near the Porter/Lake County Line after two trucks collided on the highway, causing an explosion and fire.
Trooper Danny Avitia was about two miles away when a call came in about a mother whose 2-year-old girl was having a medical emergency. The mother had pulled over to the side of Interstate 80 near Lake Station after noticing her daughter was unresponsive in her car seat.
A runaway horse named Geraldo snarled busy traffic along Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana during rush hour and escaped unscathed.
A high school business teacher has been removed from campus after posting a threatening message to some of his students on a chalk board.
The westbound Borman Expressway (I-80/94) was shut down in Northwest Indiana Tuesday morning, after a flatbed semi-truck flipped over.
A Gary, Ind., man has been found guilty of criminal recklessness in a road rage incident.
The Lake County, Ind., coroner is set to examine some human bones, which were found in a wooded area near a junkyard in Lake Station.
One-year-old Landon Teel and his brother, 3-year-old Andrew Collins, have made miraculous recoveries from the fire that killed their mother. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with family members.
Three people were killed, and four others were injured, in separate fires in Chicago and Northwest Indiana over the weekend.
Indiana State Police say the seatbelt worn by a truck driver whose semi pulling a trailer filled with packaged meat rolled over on I-80/94 Tuesday morning likely prevented him from suffering serious injury.
A semi-tractor trailer truck hauling a load of French fries rolled over while trying to exit I-80 in northwest Indiana on Thursday.
A Lake Station, Ind. man has been charged with seven felony counts involving the molestation of an 11-year-old girl.
Two lanes of the Borman Expressway (Interstate 80-94) were shut down this morning, after a man was killed when his pickup truck rear-ended a semi hauling plate steel.
Indiana State Police say it was apparently road rage that led to shots being fired into a car on Interstate 80 last night.