Rideshare Driver Picks Up Suspected Gunman Fleeing From A Crime SceneA routine pickup for a Northwest Indiana Lyft driver took an unexpected and dangerous turn Tuesday. 
Issa Amer Ishtawi Called Lyft As Getaway Car After Shooting Man In Portage, Police SayAfter shooting a man, police say, Issa Amer Ishtawi needed a getaway plan. 
Body Found In Lake Michigan Identified As Gary ManAuthorities say a body found in Lake Michigan near a park in northwestern Indiana has been identified as that of a Gary man missing since February.
Drug Overdoses Result In 2 Deaths In Less Than A Day In Portage, IndianaThree overdoses left two people dead in less than 24 hours in Portage, Indiana.
Rescue Brings In 3 Dozen Rabbits Apparently Dumped In WoodsOthers pitched in and social media was used to help find homes for the rabbits.
NWI Man Dies In Fiery Crash Near PortageA Porter man is dead after he crashed into a semi and became trapped in his burning car Tuesday night, Indiana State Police said.
NWI Mayor Removed From Office After Being Convicted Of Bribery, Obstructing IRSPortage, Indiana mayor James Snyder has been removed from office after a federal jury found him guilty of two felonies: bribery and obstructing the IRS.
Woman Charged With Leaving Kids Home Alone In Trailer With No Water Or HeatA northwest Indiana woman has been charged with neglect, after allegedly leaving her three children home alone, in a trailer with no running water or heat.
Portage Tow Truck Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Bribing Mayor James SnyderA Portage tow truck company owner has pleaded guilty to paying $12,000 in bribes to Mayor James Snyder, who faces trial next week on corruption charges.
Portage, Indiana To Pay $10,000 After Police K-9 Kills TerrierA police K-9 dog that fatally attacked a Yorkshire terrier near a public festival last fall will cost the city of Portage, Indiana $10,000. 
Lowe's To Close 51 North American Stores; Including Gurnee, Granite City, Portage LocationsStruggling to keep up with rival Home Depot, home improvement chain Lowe's will close more than 50 stores in North America by February, including two in Illinois and one in Indiana.