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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

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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

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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

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.

10/10/2012

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.

10/05/2012

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.

04/28/2012

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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.

04/15/2012

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.

01/12/2012

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

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