Little Calumet River

(Credit: National Weather Service)

Four Rivers Near Flood Stage After Monday’s Rain

Monday’s deluge resulted in isolated flooding, but four Chicago area rivers remain near their flood stage, according to the National Weather Service.


Dolton Rescue

1 Missing After Van Rolls Into Little Calumet River

Rescue crews are searching the Little Calumet River after a van full of people ended up in the water, in an accident that left two people in critical condition.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

A city of Munster, Ind. employee monitors the level of the Little Calumet River. (CBS)

Northwest Ind. Braces For Potential Flooding

Munster, Ind. is trying to avoid a repeat of the flood of 2008, when the river rose over its bank, sending water straight into homes. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


This was the scene in 2008 when Munster, Indiana was hit by floods. (CBS)

Flood Warning For Little Calumet River In Munster

Residents who were devastated by flooding more than two years ago, are keeping a close eye on rising Little Calumet River, following relentless rains over the past two days.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

120th And Union Assault

Rash Of Sexual Assaults Plagues West Pullman

A rash of sexual assaults has been plaguing the West Pullman neighborhood for more than four months, police say.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011


Gary Sanitary District Dumped Billions Of Gallons Of Sewage

The Gary Sanitary District has discharged at least 6.8 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage to the bacteria-impaired Grand Calumet River and the flood-prone Little Calumet River