Public schools in Gary, Indiana, will be closed Friday as freezing weather continues to grip the Chicago area.
No injuries were reported in the crash, according to police.
The Lake County (Indiana) coroner is trying to identify relatives of a man named Timothy Farkas who recently died.
The charges stem from a shooting that occurred about midnight Jan. 25 near the corner of 21st Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive in Gary.
The crash involving a semi and two passenger vehicles happened about 2:50 a.m. on I-80/94 at the two-mile marker.
The grandmother of a northwestern Indiana man charged in a knife attack on her and her husband said it was like a “horror movie” when their grandson allegedly grabbed a butcher knife and began stabbing them.
Charles Goforth, 56, was arrested Thursday in Missouri and charged with the murder of 55-year-old Sylvia Williams, according to Hammond police.
A person of interest was taken into custody Thursday evening, Kellogg said.
On Nov 1., 2019, Wanya Burnside was riding in an SUV with family in the 1300 block of Noble Street when someone opened fire, striking him in the head, according to Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr.
It’s unknown how or when the grenade got into the river, police said.
State officials have put the Gary Community School Corp. on notice for violating Indiana law by offering enrollment incentives last fall.
Caneesha Ellis and her son Kannon Ellis were last seen Tuesday and are missing from Crown Point, Indiana.
Caneesha Ellis and her son Kannon are believed to be in danger and may require medical assistance, police said. They are missing from Crown Point, Indiana, which is about 50 miles southeast from Chicago.
The northwest Indiana city of Gary reported 58 homicides in 2019, which is the highest since 2007 when there were 71, officials said.
Officers were assisting Merrillville authorities with an armed suspect who had barricaded himself in the Gary neighborhood of 2500 block of Waverly Drive, Gary police said.
Police fatally shot a suspect Monday after he opened fire and injured two members of a SWAT team who stormed a Gary, Indiana, apartment complex seeking to apprehend him, authorities said.
Jackie and Tito Jackson dropped by Gary's West Side Leadership Academy on Wednesday for a tour of its performing arts classrooms and to see students demonstrate their talents in orchestra, dance, voice, recording techniques and theatrics.
About 9:10 a.m., officers responded to the First Midwest Bank, 750 Ridge Rd., for calls of a robbery, Munster police said.
Officers responded to the Target in Munster Dec. 9 for reports of a stolen vehicle in the parking lot, Munster police said.
About 10:20 p.m. Sunday, a state trooper saw a Jeep speeding at 90 mph down an expressway with red and blue emergency lights flashing, Indiana State Police said.