Towns In Illinois, Indiana Competing In Best Communities In America Competition400 cities and towns applied for a top prize of $3 million and the list has been narrowed down to 50, reports WBBM's Veronica Carter.
Valparaiso University Student Arrested In Hostage HoaxA Valparaiso University student faces charges for allegedly calling police and falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages in a campus library.
Police: Two Killed In Northwest Indiana CrashAbout 11:40 p.m. a Dodge Caliber and Ford Windstar were involved in a crash near 285 S. State Road in Valparaiso, according to a statement from the Porter County sheriff’s office. The Dodge was traveling south and drove left of the center line to pass other vehicles when it collided with the northbound Windstar.
Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Possible In NW IndianaSnow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.
Valparaiso Wins 70-65 Over UICAlec Peters had 19 points and seven rebounds to pace Valpo.
Valparaiso Beats UIC, 85-56Vashil Fernandez scored a career-high 15 points on 6-of-6 shooting and had blocked four shots.
Man Suspected In Three Bank Robberies Strikes AgainThe most recent robbery happened Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bank branch at 10705 Broadway in Crown Point, according to the FBI.
Intruder Wakes Girl, 5, In Valparaiso Home Valparaiso police are investigating the entry of a residence in northwest Indiana early Friday morning, after a male subject woke up a sleeping 5-year-old girl.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving In July 4th Crash That Killed WifeBased on a blood test taken at the hospital after police got a warrant, Dwayne Johnson had a blood alcohol level of .17 when he crashed his Lincoln Towncar into a Chevy HHR in Center Township on July 4.
Valparaiso Family Reunited With Missing Dog A northwest Indiana family has been reunited with their missing dog on Saturday.
Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face ChargesPolice stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.
Valparaiso Woman Loses Custody Of Kids For 2nd TimeThe woman, who had three small children in her minivan, either was drunk or was having some kind of medical problem when she pulled up to the drive-through lane at a Dunkin Donuts.
Suspect Held In Fatal Shooting In ValparaisoAn Wednesday morning argument turned lethal after a Valparaiso man shot a Kouts man multiple times.
Valparaiso Tops Illinois-Chicago 73-63Alec Peters scored 29 points and No. 4 seed Valparaiso topped ninth-seeded Illinois-Chicago 73-63 Tuesday in the first round of the Horizon League tournament.
Second Suspect Charged In 2012 Indiana Double-MurderAlehandro Sanchez, 21, is accused in the April 7, 2012 slayings of Jeffery Trinka and Jennifer Guinn at a home just west of the Valparaiso city limits.