Tornado warnings were issued for a dozen cities and towns in the Chicago suburbs on Saturday, including Bradley, Manteno, Peotone, Lansing and Bourbonnais. Tornado sirens briefly blared in parts of Chicago Saturday afternoon, but a tornado warning was allowed to expire after rotation clouds passed over the North and Lower West sides of the city.
A tornado ripped off rooftops and knocked down trees in the Naperville and Woodridge areas overnight Sunday into Monday. Damage was also reported in Darien, Plainfield, Burr Ridge, Portage and South Haven.
Brawls. Harassment. Drunkenness. There will be more police at Porter Beach along Lake Michigan after things started getting out of control.
It’s one of the jewels of the Indiana Dunes National Park, but it’s been battered by historically high water levels on Lake Michigan.
A man was shot to death by police Saturday after an armed standoff in Porter County, Indiana, according to police.
An 81-year-old man was killed in a multi-vehicle crash Friday on Interstate 94 in northwest Indiana.
A winter storm has dumped up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of northwestern Indiana, while a large swath of the state received between 6 inches and 8 inches of snow, creating hazardous road conditions.
Chicago got another couple inches of snow Saturday as the city opened its overnight warming centers to protect from dangerously cold temperatures this weekend.
A restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning in Portage Park on the Northwest Side.
Chicago’s second major winter storm in a week dumped nearly a foot of snow in some parts of the city by Monday morning.
The Crusaders outscored the Redbirds 7-2 in the final 99 seconds.
A 29-year-old Valparaiso woman died after crashing head-on with a semitrailer Monday afternoon in Porter County.
Bodycam footage was released Wednesday that shows the moments after a house exploded in September in Porter, Indiana.
A former northwestern Indiana mayor is facing a December retrial on a federal charge alleging that he solicited a bribe from two local businessmen.
A 20-year-old woman accidentally shot her leg inside a stalled car last week on the Indiana Toll Road, prompting a nearby state trooper to apply a tourniquet to her.
A natural gas explosion is suspected in a house fire that injured seven people including a 3-year-old girl, authorities said Friday.
Bystanders rushed to the rescue of a little three-year-old girl after a house explosion in Northwest Indiana.
A 16-year-old boy from Bridgeview is one of two Illinois residents to drown at Indiana beaches in separate incidents last weekend.
A 9-year-old girl drowned Sunday while swimming at a private campground in Portage, Indiana.
A 21-year-old motorcyclist died early Thursday after crashing into the rear of a semitrailer while fleeing police in northwest Indiana.