Northwest Indiana

Indiana Lake Search

Search Continues For Teenage Boy Missing In Lake Michigan

Divers, helicopters and rescue teams combed the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for most of Monday, in search of an Indiana teenager who vanished while swimming in Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

A mircoburst during the storms Thursday afternoon brought down a roof in an apartment complex in Merrillville, Ind. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS)

Quick Storms Bring Serious Damage In Northwest Indiana

Thousands of people were facing dangerous heat without power in Northwest Indiana Friday, following a round of quick and violent storms the day before.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Kimberly Leona Kubina, has pleaded guilty to neglect charges in the death of her ex-husband's son, Christian Choate. She will serve 25 to 35 years in prison and will testify against her ex-husband, Riley Choate, who allegedly beat Christian and confined him in a dog cage. (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Stepmom Pleads Guilty In Death Of Boy Buried In Trailer Park

The stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found buried in a Northwest Indiana mobile home park has agreed to testify against the boy’s father in exchange for a more lenient sentence.

05/02/2012

Paul Arnold (Credit: Porter County Sheriff)

After Crashing Five Times, Indiana Sheriff’s Officer Loses Job

A northwest Indiana sheriff’s officer, who has been involved in five work-related crashes in three years, is out of a job.

04/27/2012

Police from various agencies gather on I-80/94 at the 19 mile marker in Portage, Ind. Friday April 20, 2012.  An alleged bank robber was pursued from LaPorte County to past the Illinois state line by multiple police agencies.  The alleged robber tossed money and clothing out the window along the highway.  Some of the money was collected by passing motorists.  (Credit: Stephanie Dowell~Sun-Times Media)

Robbery Suspect Tosses Loot Out Window During Two-State Chase

A bank robbery suspect who led police on a multi-town high speed chase on Friday afternoon was taken into custody in Elburn.

04/20/2012

Truck Rips Down Highway Sign

Truck Rips Down Overhead Sign On I-80/94

Eastbound I-80/94 in Northwest Indiana was shut down for some time early Wednesday, after a semi-trailer truck ripped down an overhead sign on the expressway.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Ariana And Selena Quiroz

Girls, 11 And 12, Hit By Bullets In Northwest Indiana Home

A young East Chicago, Ind., girl is fighting for her life this Wednesday afternoon, after she and another young girl were both hit by bullets that flew through their window.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Merrillville Robbery Surveillance

Officials Call For More Police Officers In Merrillville, Ind.

A high-profile murder in Merrillville, Ind., has some officials thinking more police are needed in their town.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

$100 U.S. Currency/Money (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy, 6, Caught Giving Out Counterfeit $100 Bills At School

Federal agents are investigating after an East Chicago, Ind., boy brought phony $100 bills to school.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

I-80/94

Icy Roadway Makes For Treacherous Commute On I-80/94

Ice on the roadway made for a treacherous commute Monday morning on the Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Bank Robbery

Serial Bank Robber Captured In Kentucky

A man wanted for seven bank robberies in the Midwest has been arrested in Kentucky.

02/13/2012

(Credit: (ThinkStock)

Phony Cops Make Stop In NW Indiana

Police are urging motorists to use caution after a woman was stopped on Interstate 80/94 in northwest Indiana by two men pretending to be state police officers.

02/12/2012

Pedestrians in Chicago walk through wet snow and winds on Friday. (CBS)

Lake-Effect Snow Blows In; Indiana Could Get 18 Inches

A powerful lake-effect snow system is blasting the Chicago area, and it could dump as much as 18 inches of accumulation in some areas.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Smoke rises from the scene of a train derailment and fire near Westville, Ind. Friday afternoon. (CBS)

Massive Train Accident, Fire In NW Indiana

Three freight trains collided in Northwest Indiana, just east of Valparaiso, causing a massive chain reaction derailment and small fire.

01/06/2012

Lake Station Fire

3 Dead, 4 Hurt In Weekend Fires In Chicago, Northwest Indiana

Three people were killed, and four others were injured, in separate fires in Chicago and Northwest Indiana over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

David Osama Haddad, 17, allegedly was beaten by another student at Lake Central High School in northwest Indiana. His parents claim he was bullied for a year and eventually attacked because he is of Middle Eastern descent. (Family Attorney Photo)

Charges May Be Coming In Brutal Attack On Jordanian-American Student

Prosecutors in Northwest Indiana could file charges Wednesday in last week’s brutal beating of a high school student whose family is from Jordan.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Tornado Graphic

Tornado Watch Issued For Parts Of Northwest Indiana

A tornado watch is in effect for much of the state of Indiana – including some northwest counties – as well as downstate Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Indiana State Police Patch (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

State Trooper, Nurse Save Allegedly Drunk Driver’s Life On I-65

Hospital personnel credited the actions of an Indiana State Trooper and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of an allegedly drunk driver who lost control of his SUV, which rolled over after striking a semi on I-65 near in northwest Indiana Saturday morning.

11/12/2011

FBI

FBI Probes Death Of Indiana Baby On Caribbean Cruise Ship

The FBI is looking into the death of a newborn baby after an Indiana woman apparently gave birth on a cruise ship in the Caribbean.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

(CBS Local)

15-Year-Old Charged With Multiple Rapes, Robberies

A 15-year-old northwest Indiana boy is being charged as an adult with rape, robbery, aggravated battery and battery in a series of attacks in Hammond dating back nearly a year.

10/26/2011

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