Northwest Indiana

Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy Rescued From Ind. Sand Dune Released From Rehab

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.

07/26/2013

Multiple People Injured After Explosions Near Finish Line at Boston Marathon

Northwest Indiana Woman Injured In Boston Marathon Blast

A Northwest Indiana woman is among the victims of Monday’s deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon.

04/17/2013

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More Charges Could Be Coming Against Doctor Accused Of Sexual Battery

Police in Northwest Indiana may be filing more charges against a former Chicago doctor accused of sexual battery, reports WBBM”s Veronica Carter.

03/18/2013

Two cranes and a set of air bags are used to upright an overturned semi, following a crash involving three semi trailer trucks on I-80/94 on March 11, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Eastbound I-80/94 Reopens After Crash Involving 3 Semis

Eastbound travel has resumed on Interstate 80/94 after a morning crash closed the expressway to one direction of travel Monday morning.

03/11/2013

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Woman Dies Following Northwest Indiana House Fire

A woman died from smoke inhalation Friday morning after a fire started in her home in the 5000 block of Indiana 10 in Newton County.

03/02/2013

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Lake Effect Snow Falling Around Chicagoland

As most of Chicago woke up to another day of single digit temperatures, folks in Northwest Indiana were dealing with something many of us haven’t seen in a while: snow.

01/24/2013

Boy, 8, Killed By Train In East Chicago

An 8-year-old boy died Saturday when he was struck by a train in northwest Indiana.

12/23/2012

Here's the scene in Northwest Indiana, where businesses await snowfall. (CBS)

At Some NW Indiana Businesses, Snow Is Welcome

At some businesses, the plows are ready, the trucks filled with salt. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/10/2012

Gena Chiodo.

Body Found In Ind., Raising Question: Is It Missing Calumet City Woman?

The discovery of a body in rural Lake County, Ind. on Sunday prompted investigators there to wonder whether it could be that of missing Calumet City woman Gena Chiodo, whose boyfriend has been charged with her murder.

12/02/2012

Waves pour over onto Lake Shore drive near North Avenue. (CBS)

Wind Advisory Over For Chicago Area, Flood Warning Continues

A high wind advisory that had been in place for parts of the Chicago area for much of the day has been cancelled, but a lakeshore flood warning remains in effect until early Wednesday, due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

10/30/2012

Mark Weinberger

Indiana Nose Doctor Gets 7 Years In Medical Fraud Case

Mark Weinberger, who ran a Merrillville nose and sinus clinic until he disappeared during a European vacation, pleaded guilty to 22 counts of health care fraud in a deal that called for a sentence of no more than of 10 years in prison.

10/12/2012

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

Weather

Rain To Persist South Of Chicago; Much Cooler Weekend On Tap

The showers that made this Friday morning gloomy have largely moved on their way, but look for a major drop in the temperature accompanying the sunny skies when the weekend begins.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Indiana Highway Shooting

Man Shoots Woman’s Car In Indiana Road Rage Incident

Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.

08/24/2012

Weather

Partly Sunny Skies, Highs In Upper 80s For Afternoon

The showers Thursday morning have fizzled out, and the clouds will give way to some sunshine and seasonably hot temperatures.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

BP Station

More Bad Gas Nightmares Flooding BP

Another torrent of complaints are expected to cascade into the petroleum giant BP – in the wake of a bad batch of gas that was sold in at least three states.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Hobart, Indiana Chase

1 Home Invasion Suspect Commits Suicide, 3 Arrested After Indiana Chase

One person is dead, and three others are in jail, after a home invasion turned into a dramatic police chase in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Snow plows clear the road on highway. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Chris Oberholtz)

Transportation Officials To Showcase Ideas For Illiana Expressway

PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) — The latest Illiana Expressway proposals go before the public Tuesday and Wednesday night in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, the Illinois and Indiana transportation departments will […]

WBBM Newsradio–07/31/2012

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3 Arrested For Fighting, Throwing Things At Indiana Water Park

Three people have been arrested after a fight at a water park in Northwest Indiana, in which someone hurled a hammer through the windshield of a car.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Indiana Dunes Search

Aurora Teen Missing At Indiana Dunes Found Safe

An Aurora man who had been reported missing at the Indiana Dunes has been found safe.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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