Munster

Melinda Arvia (CBS)

Hit-And-Run Driver Strikes Family On Bike Path In Indiana

Jon Vert was riding a bike and towing his fiancée, Melinda Arvia, and young nephew in a bike trailer, when a motorist struck them. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

08/17/2015

(Credit: Crystal Yednak)

Unusual Spectator As Neighborhood Kids Play Ball

Six-year-old Max Kent wound up to deliver the pitch, doing what many boys do on a summer day.

07/01/2015

Empty Classroom

Munster Schools Moving To Four-Day Week Over Summer To Save Cash

Faced with finding ways to erase millions in debt, one Northwest Indiana school district will transition to a four-day week over the summer.

04/01/2015

(Credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Brothers-In-Law Dead In Munster Murder-Suicide

Two brother-in-laws who were involved in a business venture together were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in northwest Indiana on Sunday night.

03/09/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot And Killed In Munster

Mario Martinez was shot in the 8600 block of Linden Avenue in Munster, Ind., according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

03/09/2015

Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday morning in Munster, Ind. / photo from Munster police

Man Robs Chase Bank Branch In Northwest Indiana

A man robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday morning in northwest Indiana.

12/03/2014

Parris Tillotson (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Police: Man Stole Vehicle, Kidnapped Occupants

Parris D. Tillotson, 23, displayed a weapon and wore a mask when he stole a vehicle carrying three people about 3:50 a.m. near the 300 block of Beacon, Munster police said.

12/01/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Attorneys: Millions Of Dollars Flowed As Doctor Ordered Needless Heart Procedures

More than two dozen people are now suing an Indiana cardiologist and hospital, claiming they went under the knife unnecessarily. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

10/28/2014

Doctor Generic

More Lawsuits Filed Against Ind. Doctor For Unnecessary Heart Procedures

The latest lawsuits against cardiologist Arvind Gandhi were filed Monday, and attorneys expect even more people to come forward. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

10/27/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Chicago Actor Bernie Yvon Dies In Munster Crash On Way To Rehearsal

A Chicago actor died Saturday morning after a vehicle crash in Munster, Ind.

09/06/2014

Surveillance image of a suspect in a robbery at the Chase Bank in Munster, Ind. Tuesday morning. (Photo provided by FBI)

Police Searching For Man Who Robbed Munster Bank

Police in Munster, Ind. are searching for a man who robbed a Chase Bank Tuesday morning.

08/12/2014

A school bus that was partly crushed by a section of a crumbling bridge has become the centerpiece of a nationwide push for Congress to pass a comprehensive highway funding bill. (Credit: Wendy Widom/CBS)

Unions Organize School Bus Tour To Call For Federal Highway Funding

Union laborers throughout the Midwest have joined the call for passage of a long-term highway bill in Congress; and they said it’s not just about jobs, it’s about safety.

07/11/2014

Ambulance

Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-80/94 In Munster

Vonzell Griffin boarded the I-80/94 eastbound ramp from Calumet Avenue at 10:27 p.m., when he lost control and his motorcycle collided with a semi truck.

05/13/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

MERS Patient Released From Indiana Hospital

The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East was released Friday from a northwestern Indiana hospital after health officials determined the patient “poses no threat to the community.”

05/09/2014

Hospital Bed

Indiana MERS Patient In Good Condition; To Go Home Soon

The man had been living in Saudi Arabia, working at a hospital that has patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), but it’s not yet clear if that’s where the man contracted the virus.

05/05/2014

Hospital Bed Generic

MERS Patient Improves At Munster Hospital; No New Cases Reported

The hospital and state confirmed Friday that the patient, who is reported to have recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, was the first confirmed case of the disease in the country.

05/05/2014

A dryer at the Humane Society animal shelter in Munster, Ind., caught fire overnight, filling the shelter with smoke. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Damages Animal Shelter In Munster

An animal shelter in northwest Indiana was asking for donations of towels and blankets, after a fire in their laundry room overnight destroyed most of their linens.

07/03/2013

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

More Than Two Years Later, No Break In Ind. Eye Doctor’s Disappearance

Promila Mehta-Paul disappeared shortly after making a deposit at a local bank. On Thursday, there was some activity at the missing woman’s house.

05/02/2013

The Munster Police Department's crime -fighting robot. (Credit: CBS)

Munster Police Use Robot To Investigate Deadly Domestic Dispute

Police in Northwest Indiana are questioning a man suspected of beating his estranged wife to death, then holding police at bay outside the home.

01/02/2013

A Chicago woman was apparently beaten to death during a barricade situation inside a home in Munster, Ind., on Jan. 1, 2012. Her estranged husband is suspected of killing her. (Credit: CBS)

Man Suspected Of Beating Estranged Wife To Death In Munster

The estranged husband of a Chicago woman is in custody after she apparently beaten to death during a northwest Indiana barricade situation early Tuesday.

01/01/2013

more