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Indiana Man Held After Woman Found Dead In Freezer

A 48-year-old Indiana man was being held on preliminary charge of murder, after a woman’s body was discovered in a freezer inside the home they shared.

06/17/2014

Otis, a Labrador Retriever-Beagle mix was rescued from a house fire in LaPorte, Ind. Firefighters said it appears he set the fire by trying to get food off a kitchen counter, and turning on a burner on the stove. (Credit: WSBT)

Dog Rescued From Fire Might Have Started The Blaze

When firefighters arrived at the house on the 1600 block of Stone Lake Street in LaPorte, a burner on the stove was on. The family dog might have been trying to reach food on the counter, and managed to turn on the burner, which ignited flammable material in the kitchen.

02/26/2014

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Report: Chihuahua Defends Homeowner From Intruder

The words “beware of dog” probably don’t conjure up images of a Chihuahua, but a northwest Indiana man reportedly has his puny pooch to thank for protecting him from a home invader.

01/14/2014

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Foot Of Lake-Effect Snow Possible In NW Indiana

Driving across northern Indiana could become difficult for Thanksgiving Day travelers with up to a foot of lake-effect snow possible in areas near Lake Michigan.

11/26/2013

Jason Tibbs, charged in 20-year-old murder. (Credit: LaPorte County Police)

Police Charge Man With 20-Year-Old Indiana Murder

A LaPorte man has been arrested in a connection to a 20-year-old homicide, according to the Indiana State Police.

08/23/2013

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Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash In LaPorte, Ind.

The pilot and sole-occupant of a small plane was killed in a crash in LaPorte County Indiana, according to a press release from the LaPorte County Sherriff’s Office.

07/21/2013

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LaPorte Plant Blast Kills One Person

An explosion at a fertilizer plant in northwest Indiana has killed one person.

06/24/2013

Waves Pound The Icy Chicago Lakefront. (AP Photo)

Weather Woes Not Over For NW Indiana

The driving situation in northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan is improving. But there’s still lots of snow to deal with and even more snow coming today in some areas.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2010