The Indiana Department of Transportation will be installing new traffic signals to several intersections along U.S. 30 and U.S. 6 in both Lake and Porter counties.
WASHINGTON | Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.
Police throughout the region warned of slick roads Monday, with numerous slide-off and spin-out crashes reported.
LAKE STATION | The northbound ramp from northbound Interstate 65 to eastbound Interstate 80 reopened just before 10:30 a.m., nearly six hours after a semi rollover closed it.
CROWN POINT | A 25-year-old Crown Point man died as a result of injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash on the square there Sunday, officials said.
A second ramp will be closed at the Lake Station (Exit 21) interchange between the Indiana Toll Road and Interstate 80/94.
PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The two people killed in a Tuesday morning crash involving a school bus near Kouts have been identified.
HIGHLAND | Highland officials are asking drivers to avoid Kleinman Road between Ridge and Wirth roads due to a water main break there.
GRIFFITH | Railroad crossing gates on the Canadian National Railway Co. tracks in the 100 block of Broad Street just south of Main Street caused traffic jams downtown after becoming stuck in the down position early Friday morning.
CROWN POINT | Senior Prosecuting Attorney David Thomas filed a misdemeanor operating while intoxicated charge Thursday against Bernard A. Carter II, the son of Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter.
HAMMOND | Hammond officers issued a total of 630 citations last month while working 27 extra traffic patrols, and more enforcement efforts are planned for this month, police said.
Multiple crashes on a foggy 30-mile stretch of Interstate 65 south of Remington late Tuesday killed two people, sent many others to hospitals and forced a 15-hour closure of the highway, police said.
VALPARAISO | City police intend to crack down on dangerous driving along the local stretch of Ind. 49 following Saturday's accident at the intersection of County Road 500 North.
An artist's rendering shows the southwest view of the 45th Street grade separation in Munster.
Police warned of icy, slick road conditions throughout the region early Tuesday.
A Tweet from the Indiana Department of Transportation's Northwest regional office Monday morning summed up the feelings of many in the region in under 140 characters:
Portions of the region could see a dusting to up to 5 inches of snow by Sunday afternoon.
MICHIGAN CITY | A man chased by police across portions of two states after allegedly firing shots at an Illinois Walgreen's was in custody Saturday morning in LaPorte County after an armed standoff Friday night on Interstate 94 near Michigan City.
CHESTERTON | One person was taken to a hospital Thursday after a car spun out on eastbound Interstate 94 near Chesterton and became stuck under a semi's trailer, police said.
Cold was expected to again grip the region Friday following two days of snow that caused headaches for rush-hour commuters.
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