| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:20 PM
An Indiana woman charged with animal neglect after authorities last week removed 17 sickly dogs from a feces-filled home near rural Lowell surrendered to police today.
Vicki Moon, 62, is free on $1,000 bond after turning herself in to police in Lake...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 3:20 AM
A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:28 PM
At least seven deaths in the Chicago area may be connected to the winter storm.
Man pullled from lake
A man's body was pulled from Diversey Harbor early this morning at the height of the storm, several hours after rescuers ftried to find him to pull...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 3:40 PM
An Indiana man babysitting his girlfriend’s two young sons told police that he twirled a 19-month-old boy by his ankles until the boy struck his head on an entertainment center, according to northwest Indiana prosecutors.
The injury led to Derek...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 9:38 PM
An apparent road rage incident led to multiple shots being fired into a family's car on I-80/94 in Lake County, Ind., Thursday night, causing minor injuries to one adult.
Indiana state police said two adults and a child from Merrillville were driving...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:35 PM
A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Lake County was taken into custody in Fountain County Tuesday afternoon. Police found 25-year-old Aaron Di Shon Windom in a pond after he fled their pursuit.
An officer originally saw Windom travelling...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:02 PM
A driver suspected of shooting at another car on U.S. Interstate 80 last week was arrested this afternoon after firing at a semi during a police chase in Montgomery County, Ind., officials said.
Police began chasing the suspect's car -- a stolen Dodge...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Friends are mourning the death of Indiana soldier Augy Vicari.
The 22 year old was in a vehicle when hit was struck by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
He had just arrived at the base three weeks ago.
Vicari grew up in the Lake County town of Lowell,...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:52 AM
A Gary, Ind., 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the rape and robbery of a 68-year-old homeless woman earlier this month at the Miller South Shore station, officials said today.
Aarion Teri Lee Mosley of the 1100 block of Cass Street has...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:36 PM
The body of a 23-year-old Valparaiso University student was found today in Lake Michigan one day after he was last seen swimming in high waves at Porter Beach, Indiana officials said.
The body of Rayan Sami A Bochari was found at 4:30 p.m. after U.S....
| Sep 4, 2011
| 10:13 PM
Authorities in northwest Indiana on Sunday safely disarmed a samurai sword-wielding man after they found him walking along Interstate 65 near Merrillville.
The still-unidentified man was discovered wandering along the interstate just south of U.S....
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Federal authorities today announced corruption charges against Lake County, Ind., sheriff’s officers accused of illegally selling machine guns and a former county official who paid himself $25,000 in allegedly improper bonuses from a fund used to...