Michigan City

This appears to be the handiwork of a black bear that broke into Panos Farms. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Indiana Wildlife Experts: Don’t Feed The Bear

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has asked people not to leave food out for the bear, as some have done, hoping to draw the bear in.


Michigan City High School. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating ‘Widespread’ Sexting Among Michigan City Teens

Police in La Porte County are investigating what they call “widespread” sexting among high school students in the greater Michigan City area.


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VIDEO: Shoppers Fight Over Wal-Mart Deals In Michigan City

It’s the one day of the year where consumers are expected to go a little crazy, but this might be going too far. Doorbuster deals at a Wal-Mart in Michigan City, Indiana, had shoppers literally stealing items from other people’s carts.


Cody Cousins.  (ICredit: ndiana State Prisons)

Cody Cousins, Who Fatally Shot Purdue Student, Found Dead In Prison

Cody Cousins, who was convicted of killing a fellow Purdue University student in January, killed himself in his Michigan City jail cell.


Amareon Williams (Family provided photo)

Mother Sues Daycare After Son, 5, Dies In Accident

A mother left her five-year-old son at a daycare in Michigan City last month and then hours later learned that he had died after being choked by a rope hanging from outdoor play equipment.


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Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Michigan City

Michigan City, Ind. police said no one else was home during the incident in the couple’s residence in the 900 block of Cooper Street, near the Indiana State Prison.


Jeff Rennell talks with reporters about his ordeal, surviving the I-94 pileup. CBS)

I-94 Pileup Survivor Praises Rescuers Who Peeled Wreckage Away

Jeff Rennell of Ada, Mich. says more than a dozen first-responders worked tirelessly for three hours in bitter cold.


First-responders gather at the scene of a massive pileup near Michigan City, Ind. (Indiana State Police)

Interstate 94 Pileup: Miracle More Didn’t Die, Firefighters Say

After seeing the tangled mess of cars and trucks on Interstate 94 on Thursday, many are saying it’s a miracle more people didn’t die.


Dozens of cars and semi trucks were involved in a massive accident on Interstate 94 near Michigan City. (CBS)

Eastbound I-94 Reopens, After Massive Pileup That Killed 3

A Chicago man and a husband and wife from Grand Rapids, Mich. were killed in the horrific wreck. At least 30 motorists were injured.


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Winter Storm Closes NWI Interstates, South Shore Line

The Indiana Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 94, both eastbound and westbound, between the Illinois state line and the U.S. 421 exit at Michigan City, and Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 12/20 in Gary and mile marker 172 in Lafayette.


Sandra Carlson (Photo supplied to CBS)

Deputies: Trespassing Woman Believes Home Belongs To Mick Jagger

Authorities say Sandra Carlson, 58, has had a number of run-ins with law enforcement over the years.


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Indiana City Hopes New Restrictions Will Keep Strip Clubs Away

The former owner of the Factory Gentlemen’s Club on Chicago’s far South side wants to put a strip club outside Michigan City and Mayor Ron Meer says they’re trying to make it so restrictive that he’ll go away.


Zachariah Grisham (Credit: Michigan City Police)

Charges In Death Of Michigan City Child

A northwest Indiana man now faces criminal charges in the shooting death of his girlfriend’s toddler on Sunday.


Crews will conduct some tests around Mt. Baldy on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. (Credit: Marissa Bailey)

Rescuers Who Saved Boy Honored For ‘Miracle On Mt. Baldy’

The 6-year-old boy who was swallowed up by a hole and buried under 11-feet of sand for more than three hours last month on Mt. Baldy was the center of attention during a ceremony today in Michigan City.


An 8-year-old boy was pulled from a sand hole Friday night in Michigan City, Ind. (WSBT-TV)

Feds Launch Probe Into ‘Mt. Baldy’ Dune Collapse

The National Park Service and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be examining the Northwest Indiana sand dune that collapsed last month, burying a 6-year-old boy under 11 feet of sand for more than three hours.


Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy Rescued From Sand Dune Could Be Released From Hospital Friday

The family of the 6-year-old boy who was buried for hours spoke today during a church service.


Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy, 6, Improving A Week After Being Buried Alive

Six days after he was buried alive under a sand dune in northwest Indiana, a six-year-old boy continued improving at a Chicago hospital, as doctors removed his breathing tube.


Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy Trapped In Dune Making Progress

Relatives say a six-year-old boy is showing encouraging signs after being swallowed by a sand dune Friday in northwest Indiana.


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Boy Pulled From Sand Hole In Indiana

Emergency crews pulled a young boy alive from a giant sand hole in Michigan City, Ind. Friday night after the child had been buried alive for more than three hours.


Prison fence

Indiana Inmate Charged With Running 2nd Drug Ring From Prison

Authorities in Indiana have busted a prison inmate for a second time for allegedly running a drug ring from his cell.