East Chicago Child's Lead Results Come More Than A Year After TestingTwo-year-old Samira Allen's mom was notified in July of the dangerously high amount of lead in her blood more than a year after being tested at a state clinic, CBS2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
East Chicago School Shuts Down Over Lead ConcernsSafety concerns at Carrie Gosch Elementary School over lead poisoning has shut the school down and left 430 students to be shuttled elsewhere.
East Chicago Residents Promised Help Moving From Lead Contaminated HousingLots of promises for help with health and housing for residents of a lead contaminated housing complex.
EPA Begins More Thorough Tests Of Lead At East Chicago Housing ComplexInvestigators have begun examining tiny particles of dust at a northwest Indiana apartment complex contaminated with lead, to determine how widespread the problem is.
EPA To Start Lead Cleanup At East Chicago, Ind. Housing ComplexHundreds of residents of the West Calumet site learned the dirt their children have been playing in has lead levels 10 times higher than the federal safety standard.
East Chicago Public Housing Complex Has Lead Problem, EPA WarnsThe mayor of East Chicago sent a letter to residents suggesting people move to protect their health.
2 Killed In Boat Crash On Lake MichiganThe crash happened about 3 a.m. about a mile-and-a-half north of the East Chicago Marina.
East Chicago Firefighters Rescue Elderly Resident From Burning Home
East Chicago, Ind. Council Ousts Jailed ColleagueWhile East Chicago Councilman Robert Battle was waiting for his trial, he was re-elected last November to a four-year term -- while he was incarcerated. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Industrial Business Says Goodbye To Illinois, Reopens In IndianaThe president of Hoist Liftruck says he would have saved tens of millions if he had done it years ago. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Police Digging Through Backyard In East ChicagoLocal and federal investigators were sifting though soil in the backyard of a residence in East Chicago.
Sheriff Asks Indiana Lawmakers To Remove Accused Killer Councilman From OfficeLake County Sheriff John Buncich has been trying to convince state lawmakers to remove an East Chicago city councilman who was re-elected last year, even though he has been in jail for murder since October.
Indiana Man Gets 37 Years For Taking Girl Across State Lines To Molest HerEdwin Tollinchi-Rodriguez, of East Chicago, Ind., pleaded guilty to transporting a minor across state lines with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana.
Man Shot To Death In East Chicago A man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in northwest Indiana.
Woman Killed In East Chicago FireMamie Addison, 68, was found at her home in the 3800 block of Butternut Street in East Chicago, Indiana about 11:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was pronounced dead at the scene.