After No One Shows For Party, 9-Year-Old Indiana Boy Gets Birthday Surprise Ever been stood up? How about on your birthday? How about when you are nine years old? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has that story on a Lake Station, Indiana boy and how it's all turned around.
Man Killed In Portage ShootingJoshua Smith, of the 2400 block of Wells Street in Lake Station, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m. Dec. 25 at Methodist Northlake Hospital in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office.
Lake Station, Ind. Resident Stunned By $1,200 Water BillCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Lake Station, Indiana resident James Williams owes more than $1,200 to the city’s water department. He says there’s no way he used the amount of water the city is billing him for.
Woman, 65, Beaten To Death In Lake Station HomeA 65-year-old woman was beaten to death late Monday in her northwest Indiana home.
Man Charged With Killing Toddler In Northwest IndianaAntonio 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.
Investigators: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Elderly ManThe 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 Shoot, Kill Elderly Man Armed With Shotgun Outside Lake Station City HallPolice 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.
Lake Station Mayor, Wife Plead Innocent To Corruption ChargesKeith 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 Mayor, Wife IndictedLake Station, Ind. Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife, Deborah, were indicted Wednesday on public corruption charges, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Elderly Man Rescued From Burning Home In NW IndianaLake 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.
Accident Shuts Down Interstate 80-94The westbound lanes of Interstate 80-94 were shut down on Wednesday when a semi slid off the road.
Tanker Truck Crash And Fire Closes Indiana Toll RoadThe 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.

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