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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.


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.


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.


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.


Paresh Paul named person of interest in the death of his mother, Promila Mehta Paul. (Credit: Munster Police)

Son Of Missing Munster Doctor Sentenced For Forgery

Lake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. sentenced a Munster man to five years in prison for forgery.


1040 Federal Tax Return (credit: AP)

NW Indiana Officials Indicted On Corruption Charges

Federal indictments rained down Thursday on three Lake County elected officials, a former Merrillville Town Court clerk, the former director of the East Chicago Public Library and a Munster businessman.


Pool Drowning

Boy, 9, Drowns In Pool In Lansing

Police in south suburban Lansing, and the Indiana Department of Child Protective services, are investigating the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32, was killed in Afghanistan on April 15, 2012. (Photo Courtesy U.S. Army)

Fallen NW Indiana Soldier Honored At Funeral

He made the ultimate sacrifice while serving his country. On Wednesday, northwest Indiana residents came together to say goodbye to Army Staff Sgt. David Nowaczyk, who was killed in Afghanistan last month.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Behold, the Dark Lord imperial stout, which trickled out Saturday during the brewery's once-a-year release day. (CBS)

Munster, Ind. Buzzing Over Once-A-Year Brew

It’s called Dark Lord, and it dominated on Saturday as Three Floyds Brewery released its once-a-year batch of imperial stout. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.


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Man Killed When Car Rolls Over, Hits Concrete Support In Munster

A 22-year-old man was killed and a 21-year-old man injured Sunday morning when the car they were in overturned and struck a concrete fence support in Munster, Ind.


Authorities say this suspect hit a south suburban bank branch and one in Munster, Ind. (FBI)

FBI Seeks Man Who Robbed Banks In South Suburb, NW Indiana

In robberies in Lansing and Munster, Ind., the suspect implied he had a weapon before receiving cash and fleeing.


Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

Police: Two Credible Leads In Doctor’s Disappearance

Police in northwest Indiana say they are pursuing two credible leads in the disappearance six of a 70-year-old ophthalmologist six months ago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2011

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

Judge Refuses To Appoint Guardian For Missing Doctor’s Estate

A judge has refused a request by the sons of missing Northwest Indiana doctor Promila Mehta-Paul to name a legal guardian for her estate.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Paresh Paul named person of interest in the death of his mother, Promila Mehta Paul. (Credit: Munster Police)

Son Named ‘Person Of Interest’ In Death Of Munster, Ind. Doctor

A missing Munster, Ind. doctor is presumed dead and her son has been named as a person of interest in her disappearance, police said Thursday.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Unemployment Line

Daylong Job Fair In Munster, Ind.

If you’re looking for a job, Munster, Ind., is the place to be today.

WBBM Newsradio–07/15/2011

Surveillance photo of a suspected robber in Munster, Ind. (Credit; FBI)

FBI Seeks Help After Munster Bank Robbery

MUNSTER, Ind. (CBS) – Authorities have released surveillance photographs of a man who robbed a bank in a heavily traveled area of Munster. A while male, approximately 30 to 40 years old, walked into the […]

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

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


Two Injured In Alcohol-Fueled Rollover Crash

The driver of a silver Chrysler Sebring was unconscious when rescuers found him after the car crashed, and possibly rolled over, in a parking lot near the intersection of Axe and Nickel Plate avenues.


Federal officials spent hours at the home of missing Indiana eye doctor Promila Mehta-Paul. (CBS)

Feds Converge On Home Of Missing Eye Doc In Munster, Ind.

FBI agents and evidence technicians on Friday visited the home of missing Munster, Ind. eye doctor Promila Mehta-Paul, who vanished in March.