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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

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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

Scales Of Justice

Indiana Coroner, Troopers Indicted In 2 Federal Probes

The U.S. attorney’s office has indicted the Lake County coroner and three police officers as part of two separate public corruption investigations.

WBBM Newsradio–09/23/2011

Porter County, Ind. authorities search for evidence Thursday in the murder of Amanda Bach. (CBS)

UPDATE: Police Continue Search For Amanda Bach Murder Evidence

Porter County Sheriff’s police and a state dive team came up empty Wednesday as they searched a small pond for evidence in the murder of Amanda Bach, the Portage teen found shot to death Saturday.

09/22/2011

Handcuffs

Man Charged With Running Over Woman: My Passenger Did It

A Northwest Indiana man charged with running over a woman, dragging her for a mile and killing her says the passenger in his car was really responsible.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Rain Raindrops Storm Weather

Study: Rain, Not Marsh Restoration, Caused Flooding In Beverly Shores, Ind.

A federal study has shed some light on the cause of perpetually flooded basements in the lakeside town of Beverly Shores in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Miller Station

Woman, 68, Raped At Gary Train Station

A 68-year-old woman in Gary, Ind., sought shelter at a train station, and instead ended up traumatized and hospitalized after someone attacked and raped her at the Miller stop on the South Shore Line.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Kevin Scesney (Credit: Lansing Police Department)

Alcohol, Jealousy Led To Lansing Shooting

Police say alcohol and jealousy over a woman were contributing factors in an incident early Sunday in which a northwest Indiana man fired a gun at a vehicle and then barricaded himself in a south suburban home.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Watermelon Truck

Watermelon Truck Flips Over On Indiana Expressway Ramp

A truck full of whole watermelons ended up on its side Tuesday morning, following an accident on the ramp between Interstates 65 and 80-94 in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Rivers Casino

Most Northwest Indiana Casinos’ Revenues Down In June

The Northwest Indiana casino market, like that in all the Chicago area, continued to decline last month, with only Ameristar in East Chicago showing some increase in revenues.

07/09/2011

Barn Fire

Raging Fire Engulfs Indiana Horse Barn

The cause of a raging fire at a horse barn in Schererville, Ind., remains a mystery this morning.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

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