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Shuttle bus crash injures 15, jams traffic into O'Hare airport

CHICAGO (AP) — A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals at the start of the busy Labor Day travel period.

August 29, 2014 7:46 am Related

Eastbound Borman open after fuel leak

HAMMOND | All lanes on eastbound Interstate 80/94 reopened about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday after crews cleaned up fuel leaking from a semi near Kennedy Avenue, police said.

August 27, 2014 10:15 pm
Munster man, 24, enters plea agreement in fatal crash

Munster man, 24, enters plea agreement in fatal crash

CROWN POINT | A Munster man admitted Friday to causing a crash in 2012 that killed his front-seat passenger, according to court records. 

August 18, 2014 4:30 pm

U.S. 231 closed from Ind. 2 to I-65 through Weds for repairs

U.S. 231 is closed through Wednesday from Ind. 2 to Interstate 65 for repairs, Indiana Department of Transportation representatives said.

August 18, 2014 7:06 am

Hammond man facing eight charges in fatal hit-and-run

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man is facing eight criminal charges in the weekend hit-and-run crash that killed a Gary man and seriously injured another.

August 12, 2014 6:53 pm
Whiting man, 18, charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

Whiting man, 18, charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

CROWN POINT | A Whiting man was charged Tuesday with 11 criminal charges after being accused of driving under the influence and being involved in two wrecks.

August 12, 2014 6:32 pm

Canadian woman dies after crash on Kingery Expressway

LANSING | A Canadian woman died Tuesday after the car she was riding in was struck by a semi during heavy rain on eastbound Interstate 80/94 near the Indiana state line, Illinois State Police said.

August 12, 2014 4:49 pm

SUV crashes on Bishop Ford after Cal City cop chase

CALUMET CITY | A man suspected of trying to burglarize cars in Calumet City crashed on the Bishop Ford freeway early Tuesday following a brief police chase, police said.

August 12, 2014 10:45 am
Two killed in Gary after train hits car

Two killed in Gary after train hits car

GARY | Two people were killed early Friday after a CSX freight train struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing in the city's Miller neighborhood, officials said. 

August 08, 2014 6:30 pm

Schererville woman killed in Bishop Ford accident

CHICAGO | A 64-year-old Schererville woman died Wednesday after her car was struck on the Bishop Ford Freeway by a tire that flew off of a vehicle being driven by a Hammond woman.

July 23, 2014 8:01 pm
Truck loses 7,000-pound water pump on I-94

Truck loses 7,000-pound water pump on I-94

A pickup driver lost control of his vehicle on eastbound Interstate 94 near Portage Wednesday morning, dropping a 7,000-pound high pressure water pump on the expressway.

July 16, 2014 9:16 am Photos

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C.P. man charged in fatal crash

C.P. man charged in fatal crash

CROWN POINT | A 26-year-old man is accused of being under the influence of marijuana when he was involved in a fatal crash that killed an Illinois woman and injured another woman, according to court records.

July 15, 2014 4:53 pm
Firetruck in ditch closes Mississippi Street in M'ville

Firetruck in ditch closes Mississippi Street in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | Mississippi Street was closed in both directions in front of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church early Tuesday afternoon as crews worked to remove a BP firetruck from a ditch there.

July 08, 2014 6:05 pm Photos

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Electricity expected to be back for all residents Thursday; experts confirm 2 NWI tornadoes

Electricity expected to be back for all residents Thursday; experts confirm 2 NWI tornadoes

Days after powerful storms tore through the region, 18,500 NIPSCO customers remained without power Wednesday night and officials confirmed one tornado southeast of Lowell and another near DeMotte.

July 02, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Mother sentenced to probation after telling children to run from crash scene

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago woman was sentenced Thursday to 11 months probation after fleeing from a crash in 2012 and instructing her young children to run from police, according to court records.

June 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Police investigating traffic stop involving Gary official

Police investigating traffic stop involving Gary official

GARY | Indiana State Police is probing a Saturday morning traffic stop involving Gary's director of communications. 

June 17, 2014 2:35 pm

Weekend road closures begin on Kennedy Expressway

CHICAGO | Chicago drivers can expect long delays along the Kennedy Expressway this weekend as construction begins on a bridge over one of the city's busiest roadways.

June 14, 2014 10:38 am
Semitrailer blaze closes I-94 for three hours

Semitrailer blaze closes I-94 for three hours

CHESTERTON | A semitrailer burst into flames after crashing into a wall early Wednesday on Interstate 94, causing troopers to close nearby lanes for three hours. 

June 11, 2014 7:04 pm

Men accused of carjacking, fleeing from police

CROWN POINT | Two Gary men are accused of carjacking a couple in Merrillville Tuesday afternoon and leading police on a chase.

June 06, 2014 5:45 pm

Crash cleared on westbound I-80/94

MUNSTER | One person was taken to a local hospital Monday afternoon after a rollover crash on westbound Interstate 80/94 west of Calumet Avenue, police said.

June 02, 2014 7:26 pm
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