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Police: Woman strikes utility poles, tries to flee cops

PORTAGE | A Chesterton woman was arrested Saturday morning after she struck two utility poles, according to Portage police.

October 27, 2014 12:50 pm

Truck driver airlifted after Toll Road crash

A truck driver was airlifted with life-threatening injuries after his semi sideswiped a second semi and went into a ditch along the Indiana Toll Road Friday night.

August 16, 2014 12:30 pm

Man injured in one-car crash near Boone Grove

PORTER TOWNSHIP | A rural Valparaiso man was hospitalized following a one-vehicle crash near Boone Grove late Monday afternoon.

May 26, 2014 7:28 pm

Michigan City woman pleads guilty in phony car accidents case

HAMMOND | A Michigan City woman admits to her role in a scheme to stage phony car accidents in the region in order to collect insurance payouts, court records filed Friday show.

November 15, 2013 8:00 pm

Gary man dies in Portage morning crash

PORTAGE | A 24-year-old Gary man died from injuries suffered in a crash Wednesday morning in Portage.

October 23, 2013 1:55 pm

LaPorte man injured in crash with alleged drunken driver

MICHIGAN CITY | A Knox woman is accused of being drunk when she injured a man in a motor vehicle crash near Michigan City.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am

No injuries in police car crash

PORTAGE | No injuries were reported in a vehicle crash involving a Portage police officer Thursday afternoon.

April 04, 2013 2:13 pm

Accident shuts down portion of Interstate 65

DEMOTTE | Southbound lanes of Interstate 65 near the 228 mile marker are closed because of a multicar accident. The accident occurred about 7:30 tonight. Multiple police and fire vehicles are on the scene.

October 12, 2012 7:49 pm
Borman crashes leave van driver hospitalized

Borman crashes leave van driver hospitalized

HAMMOND | Crashes on the Borman Expressway near Calumet Avenue sent two people to area hospitals Monday morning and caused big backups for commuters traveling near the state line.

May 14, 2012 7:39 pm
8,043 heavy truck crashes claim 218 lives on region roads over nine years

8,043 heavy truck crashes claim 218 lives on region roads over nine years

A Crown Point man, likely distracted by commotion on the highway, slams his SUV into the back of a semitrailer more than 13 times heavier than his vehicle.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos



Federal jury awards $2,000 in civil rights case against Burns Harbor police

HAMMOND | Federal jurors awarded $2,000 to a Portage diabetic who alleged he was mistreated by Burns Harbor police, court officials said Friday.

October 28, 2011 4:45 pm

Cal City police: Domestic dispute escalated into carjacking, crash

CALUMET CITY | A Friday night domestic dispute spiraled into a carjacking, a crash and an arrest near the intersection of Sibley Boulevard and Buffalo Avenue.

September 02, 2011 10:40 pm

Five people injured in Gary car wreck

GARY | Three adults and two infants were injured during a car wreck Thursday evening, police said.

June 30, 2011 6:58 pm

Chain-reaction crash on Borman Expressway snarls Tuesday morning rush

GARY | Westbound traffic on the Borman Expressway west of Interstate 65 was at a trickle pace for about two hours Tuesday morning following a seven-vehicle crash.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am

Victim pulled from crash on U.S. 30 in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | A four-vehicle crash early Friday at U.S. 30 and Randolph Street apparently was triggered after a motorist fell asleep while driving, police said.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am

Crown Point man dies in three-car crash

MERRILLVILLE | Police are investigating the cause of a three-car collision Thursday night that took the life of a Crown Point man.

December 04, 2010 12:00 am
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