Porter County

Knife (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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

File Photo Of Pumpkins (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Homeowner Gets Revenge On Pumpkin Smashers

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


Railroad Crossing

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.