Northwest Indiana

Erosion Closes Popular Beach At Indiana Dunes National LakeshoreCentral Beach and its parking lot are closed effective immediately because of the erosion, caused by large waves earlier this week.
Remains Found In Indiana Quarry Could Be Thousands Of Years OldLake County Sheriff John Buncich tells the Northwest Indiana Times a head and torso were easily discernible. It could be the site of an ancient Native American burial ground, the sheriff was quoted as saying.
Five Hurt, Three Critically, In Northwest Indiana CrashA maroon Ford Expedition northbound on U.S. 421 and a maroon Chevrolet truck southbound on U.S. 421 collided head-on at Alida Road about 5:30 a.m., just south of Westville, Ind., according to the LaPorte County sheriff’s office.
Storms Cause Flooding In Northwest Indiana, Hail Hammers Southern SuburbsMore rain was expected in the Chicago area on Monday, on the heels of a storm that caused flash flooding in some areas of northwest Indiana, caused hail damage in the south suburbs, and sparked and a possible tornado near DeMotte, Indiana.
Drivers Advised To Avoid I-94 In NW Indiana After Semi CrashDrivers are being advised to avoid I-94 in northwest Indiana Thursday after a semi truck crashed and lost its load, causing major backups that could last through the evening commute.
Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Possible In NW IndianaSnow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.
Gas Prices: How Low Can They Go?CBS 2's Pamela Jones takes a road trip to find out.
Suspected Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty In Two StranglingsA week after he was held in contempt of court for refusing to speak to a judge, suspected serial killer Darren Vann politely answered the same judge's questions, and pleaded not guilty to the murders of two women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana earlier this month.
Jackknifed Semi Delays Traffic On I-94 In Northwest IndianaThe crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-94 near State Road 249 about 3:45 a.m., Indiana State Police said. As of 8:30 a.m., one lane is open in the area but the other lane is expected to remain closed for several more hours as authorities replace the concrete barrier wall.
Sex Assault Suspect Caught After Being Spotted By Victim Months After AttackLast year, she was the victim of an attempted sexual assault on a popular bike path, but just a few days ago she spotted a familiar face on that same path. Gary Police are now calling her a hero.
Northwest Indiana Casinos Post Lower Revenues AgainThe five casinos took in a total of $95.3 million last month, an 8.9 percent drop from the $104.3 million in revenue reported in March 2013, according to the monthly report issued Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
Northwest Indiana Cops Coordinating Anti-Drug Efforts On HighwaysIndiana State Police said squad cars from various towns in northwest Indiana working outside their jurisdictions has nothing to do with catching speeders and boosting revenue – it’s about stopping drug traffickers.