Porter County

Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Woman’s Body Found On Lake Michigan Beach In Indiana

The body of a woman was discovered Friday morning about a mile east of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion, Porter County (Ind.) Coroner Chuck Harris said.


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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.


BB Gun

Serial BB Gun Shooting Suspect Arrested In NW Indiana

The BB gun shooter eluded police for more than three months, shooting car windows and moving vehicles in Lake and Porter, Ind., counties. But one observant eyewitness and a Wal-Mart surveillance tape gave police a crucial break in the case.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

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Teen Will Be Tried As An Adult In Sexual Battery Of Disabled Boy

The eldest of the two girls who held a boy against his will at knifepoint and sexually battered him will be tried as an adult.


Photo Of A Highway In Winter Whiteout Snow Conditions. (Michael Williams/Getty Images)

2 Interstates Closed In Northwest Indiana

The westbound Indiana Toll Road is closed in Porter County, after a semi-trailer truck rolled over in the violent lake effect snowstorm.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011

Photo Of A Highway In Winter Whiteout Snow Conditions. (Michael Williams/Getty Images)

Lake Effect Snow Creates Indiana Whiteouts

Snow was racing down Lake Michigan causing some whiteout conditions in Porter County, Ind.

WBBM Newsradio–12/07/2010

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Jury: Driver Not Guilty In Girl’s Death

VALPARAISO, Ind. (STMW) – Porter County jurors on Friday found Richard Warren McCall, 31, not guilty of felony charges in the death of a 9-year-old girl he struck with his pickup in 2009. However, after […]


Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Cop’s Alcohol Level Twice Legal Limit

A Porter County, Ind., Sheriff’s officer had a blood alcohol level of nearly twice the legal limit when he was involved in the crash in Valparaiso, prosecutors say.


Photo Of Beef Cattle. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Livestock Mutilated, Left To Die

Someone is cutting the genitalia off farm animals in Porter County, Ind. Police are trying to contact a possible suspect.


Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Deputy Charged With DUI After Leaving Election Party

A northwest Indiana sheriff’s deputy crashed into two parked vehicles after leaving a celebration of the sheriff’s election victory early Wednesday.


Pig Truck Crash

I-90/94 Ramp Damaged By Truck Full Of Pigs

Officials have closed the Interstate 94 ramp to westbound I-90 in Northwest Indiana, as they try to determine how severely it was damaged after a truck full of pigs fell onto it from a ramp above.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

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Homeowner Gets Revenge On Pumpkin Smashers

And cops ask prosecutors to charge the homeowner with criminal mischief.


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Mystery Surrounds Death Of 90-Year-Old Hit By Train

Rita Roehrborn’s family has no idea how the 90-year-old Wisconsin woman ended up in Porter County, Ind., early Wednesday morning, where she was killed by a train.