More rain was expected in the Chicago area on Monday, on the heels of a storm that caused flash flooding in some areas of northwest Indiana, caused hail damage in the south suburbs, and sparked and a possible tornado near DeMotte, Indiana.
About 11:40 p.m. a Dodge Caliber and Ford Windstar were involved in a crash near 285 S. State Road in Valparaiso, according to a statement from the Porter County sheriff’s office. The Dodge was traveling south and drove left of the center line to pass other vehicles when it collided with the northbound Windstar.
Snow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.
A Porter County deputy and a bystander who tried to help him were both injured in a scuffle with a man “acting irrationally” in northwest Indiana on Thursday.
A northwest Indiana family has been reunited with their missing dog on Saturday.
Six people thought they’d invested in a Porter County company that put together lucrative real estate deals in Tennessee or bought land from sheriff’s sales in Lake and Porter counties. Instead, they lost a total of at least $655,463.
Contractors working for Enbridge made the discovery shortly before 10 a.m. about 250 feet west of Meridian Road, north of U.S. 6.
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.
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.
Rachel Rhodes says a man kicked the door down Thursday morning. She says she wielded the first knife she could find. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Andrew Loggin, 34, originally faced 20 to 50 years in prison on each of two felony charges of drug dealing, until his Aug. 27 plea to a lesser felony charge.
“It’s been a dirty week for Lake Michigan,” said Basil Tydings, an East Coast transplant who frequently surfs and rides a stand-up paddleboard in the lake.
Indiana environmental officials were investigating whether a Porter County manufacturer was responsible for a slick of glittery material that kept many swimmers out of Porter Beach on Monday.
A 70-year-old northwest Indiana man admitted going outside naked to take out his trash Tuesday morning, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
19-year-old Amanda Bach was shot and killed two years ago. Now a jury convicted her ex-boyfriend Dustin McCowan of murder.
Three men were charged Friday in connection with a Northwest Indiana home invasion earlier in the week that turned into a police pursuit capped by a fourth suspect’s suicide.
A northwest Indiana sheriff’s officer, who has been involved in five work-related crashes in three years, is out of a job.
A suspect surrendered Thursday night, two days after he broke free from his handcuffs and stole a police car in Kouts, Ind.
The health department in Porter County, Ind., is investigating whether food provided by the Red Cross at a train collision scene made first responders sick.
The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is struggling with a supply and demand problem as it tries to deal with the 100,000 people who go hungry every day in Lake and Porter Counties.