Drivers 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.
Snow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones takes a road trip to find out.
A 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.
The 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.
Last 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.
The 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.
Indiana 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.
In March, the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District board could review proposals for an environmental impact study of an eight-mile extension of the South Shore commuter rail line.
Drivers in Northwest Indiana were being told on Monday to stay off country roads, as many of them remain impassable.
Conditions in Northwest Indiana are so bad that some drivers have been stuck for two days, including a FedEx driver who has been trying to get a delivery down to Alabama.
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.
Roads could be a mess much of the day in parts of northwest Indiana on the eve of Thanksgiving, as lake effect snow could bring up to a foot of snow to some of the region.
Driving across northern Indiana could become difficult for Thanksgiving Day travelers with up to a foot of lake-effect snow possible in areas near Lake Michigan.
The snow might be long over in Chicago, but parts of northwest Indiana have seen six or more inches of it on Tuesday, and could get a few more, thanks to lake effect snow.
The smallest of crimes could get you in big trouble with cops in Northwest Indiana. They’ve launched a special team of officers from several cities – stopping dozens of people each night.
A 6-year-old Illinois boy who survived being buried under a sand dune in Indiana has been released from rehabilitative care at a children’s hospital in Chicago.
A Northwest Indiana woman is among the victims of Monday’s deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon.
Police in Northwest Indiana may be filing more charges against a former Chicago doctor accused of sexual battery, reports WBBM”s Veronica Carter.
Eastbound travel has resumed on Interstate 80/94 after a morning crash closed the expressway to one direction of travel Monday morning.