A man has been charged with murder after his 91-year-old mother was found dead Sunday with head trauma at their home in northwest Indiana.
Joseph W. Thomas was discovered by an Indiana Toll Road employee Monday afternoon in a small watery ditch near the toll plaza close to Willowcreek Road in Portage.
Ten people were injured, including a child, after a crash Saturday in Portage Park on the Northwest Side.
Two people were taken into custody after nearly hitting an Indiana State Police car while driving in the wrong direction on the Indiana Toll Road near Portage on Thursday.
Police say a missing woman in northwest Indiana was fatally shot during a robbery and “callously dumped” at an abandoned elementary school in Gary.
A self-described “thrill-seeker” from Portage, Indiana, was arrested Saturday for driving 142 mph in a 55 mph zone of Interstate 80/94.
The state environmental agency said a northwestern Indiana steel mill knew it was leaking dangerous chemicals into Lake Michigan but failed to report the spill or act quickly to mitigate the risks.