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Police Investigating Pig’s Head Left At Front Door Of Indiana Home

The Porter County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an unusual discovery.


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Firefighter Crashes Van Into Indiana Home, Suffers Burns

A battalion chief with the Hobart Fire Department was taken to a Crown Point hospital Tuesday morning with severe burns after crashing a minivan into a house near Hebron


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Indiana Man Arrested After 8-Hour Standoff With Police

The capture came about 9 p.m., about two hours after police sent a robot into the his home to search for him.


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Dog To Spend 10 Days In Pound For Nipping Cop

Heidi, a 10-pound black and white terrier mix, has a bite worse than her bark.


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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

James Henderson, 28, was found passed out on the street in northwest Indiana on March 24, 2012. His blood-alcohol level was 0.552, a likely record for Porter County, Ind. Police expect to charge him with public intoxication after he is released from the hospital. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Office)

Drunk Man’s Blood-Alcohol Level Might Be A Record

A northwest Indiana man was hospitalized for alcohol poisoning, after being found unconscious along the side of the road with a blood-alcohol level of 0.552 percent, the Post-Tribune is reporting.


Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Suspect In Custody In 19-Year-Old’s Death

Police in northwest Indiana have a suspect in custody in the death of a 19-year-old woman who went missing a few days ago.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2011

Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Missing 19-Year-Old From Portage, Ind., Found Dead

The body of 19-year-old Portage, Ind. woman who had been missing since early Friday has been found in Porter County, authorities said Saturday night.


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Sheriff’s Police Officer Hurt In Crash

A Porter County, Ind., Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a Tuesday evening crash when the police car he was driving collided with a pick-up truck.


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Child Predators Target Boy On YouTube

A 10-year-old boy was apparently targeted by child predators on a popular website.