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.
Vigil Saturday Night For Child Killed By Freight TrainHis two-year-old sister was also seriously hurt in the accident after wandering onto the tracks near their home.
Residents Fight For Fence After Fatal Freight Train Incident Involving ToddlersWhen there is no barrier between your backyard and train tracks, whose responsibility is it when someone gets hit? CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos looked into the fights for a fence.
Two Toddlers Hit By Train In Portage; Boy Killed, Girl Critically InjuredA 3-year-old boy was killed and his 2-year-old sister was critically injured when they were hit by a freight train Tuesday morning in Portage, Ind.
Postal Worker Pulls Double Duty As Rescuer"I think she saved the house. She saved me, possibly saved my dog."
Man Arrested For Driving Drunk With Child In Car Following StandoffA man was arrested Friday on an outstanding warrant for driving drunk with a child in the car following a standoff with police at his home.
Hoosiers Divided Over TrumpAt least they were Thursday in Porter County, Indiana, where CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley visited.
Portage Mayor, Lake County Sheriff Indicted For CorruptionPortage Mayor James Snyder and Lake County Sheriff John Buncich have been indicted on public corruption charges in connection to towing companies in northwest Indiana.
Missing Portage Man LocatedPolice said Tuesday morning that William J. Connelly had been located. Additional information was not provided.
Man Killed In Portage ShootingJoshua Smith, of the 2400 block of Wells Street in Lake Station, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m. Dec. 25 at Methodist Northlake Hospital in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office.
Portage Woman Killed In Borman Expressway CrashRebecca Navarro, 56, was driving a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser east in the right lane of I-80/94 just west of Burr Street when her vehicle collided with the back of a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu at 10:08 p.m., according to Indiana State Police.
Man Robs Second Northwest Indiana Bank This MonthThe man walked into the First State Bank of Porter at 429 N. Calumet Ave. just before 10:30 a.m, according to Chesterton police Chief David Cincoski. He gave an employee a note and showed a weapon, receiving an undisclosed amount of money before running southwest away from the bank.