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Man Killed In NW Indiana Motorcycle Crash

Officials from the Lake County Coroner’s office were dispatched at 6:40 p.m. to the crash in the 200 block of Wicker Avenue in Lowell, Ind.

06/23/2014

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North Chicago Man Gets 57-Month Sentence In Drug Case

A North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.

05/09/2014

Thomas Snow

Son Held In Death Of Parents In Lowell, Indiana

Police have arrested the son of a couple who were found dead in their Northwest Indiana home over the weekend.

10/21/2013

A house in Lowell, Ind., was leveled in an explosion, and a second home was burned beyond repair when it caught fire because of the blast on Sept. 9, 2013. One man died in the explosion. (Credit: CBS)

Home Leveled, Man Killed By House Explosion In Lowell, Ind.

One person was killed when a home exploded Monday evening in a remote subdivision surrounded by Northwest Indiana farm country.

09/09/2013

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

One Motorist Claims BP’s Case Of Bad Gas Lingers

BP initially paid Brian Cebra $9,400 for an initial round of bad-gas repairs. But then six weeks later when his wife was driving the truck died. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/08/2013

Snow plows clear the road on highway. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Chris Oberholtz)

Transportation Officials To Showcase Ideas For Illiana Expressway

PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) — The latest Illiana Expressway proposals go before the public Tuesday and Wednesday night in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, the Illinois and Indiana transportation departments will […]

WBBM Newsradio–07/31/2012

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4-Year-Old Dies In Head-On Crash Near Lowell

A 4-year-old boy is dead after a head-on crash near Lowell, Ind., late Friday.

07/08/2012

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Man Killed In Fireworks Accident In NW Indiana

A 26-year-old man from Lowell, Ind., was killed in a fireworks accident on the 4th of July.

07/05/2012

Racehorse "Lady May Z" was found shot and killed on her owners' horse farm in Lowell, Ind., on May 29, 2012. (Supplied to CBS 2)

Humane Society Offers Reward For Info On Racehorse Killing

Police in northwest Indiana are hoping a reward will lead them to the person who killed a racehorse as it grazed last week.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Racehorse "Lady May Z" was found shot and killed on her owners' horse farm in Lowell, Ind., on May 29, 2012. (Supplied to CBS 2)

Racehorse Was Killed By ‘Bolt Gun,’ Not Bullet, Necropsy Finds

The suspect would have had to hold the device up to the horse’s forehead and depress the trigger, sheriff’s police said. They believe the suspect may have prior experience in the meat processing industry.

06/01/2012

Vernon D. Widner (left) and Tina Louise Graham allegedly abused Graham's teen son. (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Ind. Couple Accused Of Keeping Teen Boy In Dog Cage, Other Abuse

Vernon D. Widener, 55, and Tina Louise Graham, 40, both of Lowell, Ind., allegedly abused Graham’s teen son between August 2008 and January 2011.

12/15/2011

Indiana State Police Patch (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

New Scanners To Help Indiana State Police Find Unlicensed Drivers

Indiana State Police are using new technology to catch drivers without valid licenses.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist Killed In Indiana Highway Crash

A man was killed early Friday in a motorcycle accident that shut down Interstate 65 in Northwest Indiana for two hours.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Garbage Can

Dead Dog Found In Bag In Indiana

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $2,500 reward for information about a dead dog that was found in a garbage bag on the side of the road last week in Lowell, Ind.

03/16/2011

Parents Welcome Son Knowing Death Was Near

Just 57 minutes. That’s how long Matthew Isaiah Peters lived. But his oh-so-brief life touched so many lives.

10/17/2010

Two-State Shooter's Truck

Police Revise Description Of Two-State Shooter’s Truck

Investigators are looking at video taken from an Indiana school security camera that may show the suspect in a two-state shooting spree.

10/15/2010

Brian Dorian

Murder Charges Dropped Against Lynwood Cop

Murder charges were dropped against a Lynwood police officer accused of a deadly two-state shooting spree.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010

Sketch of Beecher Gunman

Manhunt For Gunman On Shooting Spree Goes Nationwide

The search continues for an armed and dangerous suspect responsible for a shooting spree in southern Will County and Northwest Indiana.

10/06/2010

Sketch of Beecher Gunman

Manhunt For Gunman In Deadly Shooting Spree

One person is dead and two others have been seriously wounded after separate but related shootings this morning in Will County and Indiana. A manhunt is now underway for the gunman who remains at large.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010