Darren Butler (left), David Tate (center) and Fred Leland (right) are charged with a string of thefts from vehicles parked at home improvement stores in Schererville, Indiana. (Credit: Schererville Police)

Three Charged With Stealing Tools From Vehicles Parked At Home Improvement Stores

The thefts began in April. On at least three occasions, men dressed in yellow safety vests to blend in with legitimate construction workers, watched as they went inside, and then broke into unattended vehicles to steal the workers’ tools.


Peifer Elementary School in Schererville, Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Indiana School Blames 120 Student Absences On Norovirus Outbreak

For the second day in a row, more than a quarter of the children at an elementary school in northwest Indiana were not in school, as a highly contagious viral infection spread through the student body.


Leah Nicole Grentzer.

Shopper Charged With Child Neglect After Baby Left In Hot Car

A mother has been charged with child neglect after telling police she forgot that her baby was in her van when she left her inside to shop, police said.


A tree down on the 9500 block of Hoyne Avenue in Beverly. (Credit Jim Taylor)

Storms Roll Through Chicago Area Knocking Down Trees, Starting Fire

Fast and furious. That’s how people described the storm that ripped through the area – taking down trees and sparking a fire in Schererville, Indiana.


This man was caught on tape robbing a bank in Lockport. (Credit: FBI)

66-Year-Old Businessman Arrested For Robbing Banks

A 66-year-old man from Indiana has been arrested, accused of robbing two suburban banks after his used car dealership went out of business.


Empty Classroom

Report: Girl Walked Right Out Of School After Repeated Bullying

School administrators in Schererville, Ind., are investigating how a 5th grade student was able to walk out of school in the middle of the day, undetected, out of fear over bullying by other students.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

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