The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Michigan City Mayor Ron MeerThis comes after Meer was charged with five counts of intimidation, two counts of false informing and one count of official misconduct.
Baby Surrendered Through Save Haven Box In Indiana; Officials Working To Find Adoptive FamilyAnyone who would like to adopt the baby girl is asked to contact a local Department of Social Services.
Man Dies After Jumping Off Bridge, Landing On Cab Of SemiHe hit the windshield of a 2019 semi truck and bounced onto the truck's cab. The 47-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
SUV Gets Caught On Michigan City Drawbridge As It Goes UpA vehicle was left positioned almost vertically Friday afternoon, as a drawbridge went up with the vehicle right on it in Michigan City, Indiana.
Man Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Washington Park After Slipping UnderwaterIndiana officials said Christian Rosete, 25, was swimming in Michigan City with family when he was overcome by waves and did not resurface.
Video Captures Dramatic Rescue As Toddler Floated Away From Shore In Inflatable Duck In Michigan City
Toddler Rescued From Lake Michigan After Drifting Away On Inflatable Duck In Michigan CityBystanders rushed into Lake Michigan to save a toddler Monday afternoon, after the boy started drifting away on an inflatable yellow duck.
Escaped Indiana Inmate Thomas Hornett Captured In Beverly ShoresAn inmate who escaped from the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City on Wednesday has been captured.
Inmate Escapes From Michigan City PrisonAccording to the Michigan City Police department, Hornett fled during a work detail on prison grounds and is believed to still be in the area. He was wearing khaki clothes when he escaped. Authorites said Hornett is to be considered dangerous.
Would Safe Haven Baby Boxes Encourage Illinois Women Not To Abandon Their Babies?It may not look like much, but to some the silver door of a Safe Haven Baby Box is a lifesaver.Two babies have been saved that way in just a couple of years in Michigan City's Coolspring Township, according to Volunteer Fire Chief Mick Pawlik.
Police: NW Indiana Woman Shot Parents Before Killing HerselfPolice in northwestern Indiana say a woman fatally shot her parents and left their bodies in the home she shared with them before taking her own life.
1 Dead After Lake Michigan Water Rescue Near Michigan City LighthouseJohn Hammons, 22, of LaPorte, was able to swim back to the breakwall around 7:30 p.m. He then tried to throw a life ring to rescue his friend.
Driver Flees Michigan City Crash On FootThe suspect was driving a red SUV on East U.S. Highway 20 when he crashed into a utility pole and fled the scene.
Man Killed When Amtrak Train Hits Car In Michigan CityA 67-year-old man was killed when a westbound Amtrak train hit a car on the tracks Thursday morning in Michigan City, Indiana.