Gary man arrested after escaping from work release program in Lake County
The man was found inside an apartment near 90th and Merrillville, the sheriff's office said. He was taken into custody by Crown Point police. No one was hurt.
3 Chicago men robbed Dick's Sporting Goods in NW Indiana, rammed getaway vehicle into police car: sheriff
The three men were trying to leave in a getaway car when Schererville police arrived. The suspects allegedly rammed their car into a police patrol car, and police opened fire.
Robbery suspect shot outside Dick's Sporting Goods in Schererville; 3 suspects taken into custody
The Lake County Sheriff said that three robbery suspects were trying to leave in a getaway car when Schererville police arrived. They rammed their car into a police patrol car. Police opened fire, hitting one of the robbery suspects.
Illiana Motor Speedway may be developed into a business park
The racetrack was in operation from 1945 to 2016.
Two tornadoes hit suburban Chicago on Saturday, National Weather Service confirms
The tornado that passed through Crete on Saturday was an EF0 with winds of 70 miles per hour. A second twister with peak winds of 75 miles per hour roared through Dyer and Schererville.
Tornado sirens blare across Chicago and the suburbs as heavy winds and rain rip through
Tornado sirens blared in Chicago and many suburbs on Saturday as the entire area was slammed with heavy rains and flash floods.
Husband and wife stole $100k from Down syndrome organization, group says
Former Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana President Bill Buckley and former Executive Director Dawn Buckley have been charged with fraud of a financial institution and theft for allegedly stealing $100,000 from the group, the organization said.
Man charged with killing girlfriend’s son in NW Indiana
Michael J. Tunstall, 26, is charged with one count of murder and one count of aggravated battery, both felonies.