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Police: Chicago woman killed when semi slams stopped car on I-65

Police: Chicago woman killed when semi slams stopped car on I-65

The wreckage is seen after a fatal crash Friday night on northbound Interstate 65 in Crown Point. A Chicago woman was killed and three others were injured when a semi truck ran over the top of a car that was pulled over on the shoulder with a flat tire.

August 16, 2014 4:11 pm
Police: Chicago woman killed when semi slams stopped car on I-65

Police: Chicago woman killed when semi slams stopped car on I-65

Police investigate the scene of a fatal crash Friday night on Interstate 65. A Chicago woman was killed when the Hyundai was slammed into by a semi truck.

August 16, 2014 9:52 am
LaPorte man arrested on child sex charges, cops say

LaPorte man arrested on child sex charges, cops say

Ronald E. Wheaton

July 07, 2014 9:04 pm
Michael DeYoung

Michael DeYoung

Michael DeYoung

May 21, 2014 11:59 am

Trooper retiring after 34 years of service

Master Trooper Dave Miller, aka Stumpy Miller, is retiring after 34 years on the Indiana State Police.

May 08, 2014 4:37 pm
Modular home slips off trailer, blocks two lanes of I-94 in Chesterton

Modular home slips off trailer, blocks two lanes of I-94 in Chesterton

The two right lanes of Interstate 94 were blocked Tuesday when a modular home slipped off a trailer.

April 29, 2014 12:06 pm
Semi hits barrier wall on I-94, spills 250 gallons of diesel

Semi hits barrier wall on I-94, spills 250 gallons of diesel

A semi hit a barrier wall Monday on westbound Interstate 94 near Portage. The crash ruptured the semi's fuel tank, and 250 gallons of diesel were lost, police said.

April 28, 2014 6:16 pm
Woman's body found in Porter lake

Woman's body found in Porter lake

Indiana State Police scuba and Porter Search and Rescue personnel bring to shore a female body found Sunday morning in Lake Charles in Porter. The body was identified Wednesday as Teleka Patrick, a missing Michigan doctor.

April 06, 2014 1:59 pm
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Indiana State Excise Police conduct a raid in 2010 at the Safe and Sound Senior Citizens Social Club, the site of a shooting this week.

February 14, 2014 2:45 pm
Indiana State Police search lake for missing Michigan doctor

Indiana State Police search lake for missing Michigan doctor

Investigators analyze images from a sonar probe placed in Lake Charles in Porter on Jan. 23. The sonar equipment was used to search the lake for clues in the disappearance of Michigan doctor Taleka Patrick.

January 29, 2014 6:35 pm
Indiana State Police search lake for missing Michigan doctor

Indiana State Police search lake for missing Michigan doctor

A sonar probe is placed into a hole drilled in Lake Charles in Porter on Jan. 23. The sonar equipment was used to search the lake for clues in the disappearance of Michigan doctor Taleka Patrick.

January 29, 2014 6:31 pm
Jack-knifed semitruck crash

Jack-knifed semitruck crash

A jack-knifed semitruck sits on I-80/94, just west of Broadway.

January 25, 2014 11:48 am
Crash kills one, closes I-94 near Michigan City

Crash kills one, closes I-94 near Michigan City

Emergency workers respond to a multi-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon that killed at least one person and blocked eastbound Interstate 94 at the 36-mile marker near Michigan City.

January 23, 2014 3:59 pm
Snow accumulation creates slippery Saturday conditions

Snow accumulation creates slippery Saturday conditions

At least one semi caught fire Saturday in a crash on Interstate 65 near Lafayette, the Indiana State Police Lafayette post said.

January 18, 2014 3:24 pm
Semi loses control, crashes on I-94 median

Semi loses control, crashes on I-94 median

A semi loaded with 25,000 pounds of food headed for Meijer lost control on the icy Interstate 94 Wednesday and crashed into the median. No injuries were reported.

January 08, 2014 5:22 pm
Vincent Hix

Vincent Hix

Vincent Hix

January 04, 2014 10:45 am
Northbound I-65 at Ridge: Two crashes, fire, hours of lane closures

Northbound I-65 at Ridge: Two crashes, fire, hours of lane closures

Fire crews work the scene of a three-semi, chain-reaction crash early Tuesday on northbound Interstate 65 at Ridge Road. The crash sent four people to the hospital and closed the northbound lanes for hours.

December 31, 2013 1:06 pm
One lane reopens after fier crash closes northbound I-65 at Ridge

One lane reopens after fier crash closes northbound I-65 at Ridge

Flames shoot from two semis on northbound Interstate 65 at Ridge Road early Tuesday after a crash. The highway was closed for more than eight hours.

December 31, 2013 8:27 am
Northbound I-65 closed at Ridge by fiery multi-vehicle crash

Northbound I-65 closed at Ridge by fiery multi-vehicle crash

Flames engulf two semis on northbound Interstate 65 at Ridge Road early Tuesday after a crash that closed all lanes.

December 31, 2013 7:14 am
State police squad hit on I-65, trooper not injured

State police squad hit on I-65, trooper not injured

An Indiana State Police squad was totaled Thursday morning after being hit by a Merrillville man who was driving while suspended, police said. The trooper was not injured in the crash.

December 19, 2013 8:37 am
30-foot plunge off 80/94 kills duo

30-foot plunge off 80/94 kills duo

A single vehicle crash Saturday morning near Portage claimed the lives of a Canadian couple.

October 12, 2013 5:40 pm
Semi truck fire shuts down I-65 northbound lanes

Semi truck fire shuts down I-65 northbound lanes

A semi truck caught fire Wednesday morning, causing all northbound lanes on Interstate 65 in Gary to shut down.

June 26, 2013 1:49 pm
Semi truck fire shuts down I-65 northbound lanes

Semi truck fire shuts down I-65 northbound lanes

A semi truck caught fire Wednesday morning, causing all northbound lanes on Interstate 65 in Gary to shut down.

June 26, 2013 1:46 pm
Hobart man injured in I-94 accident

Hobart man injured in I-94 accident

Duke Dubuque, 41 of Hobart, was injured in a motorcycle accident on Wednesday on Interstate 94 near Ind. 49 in Chesterton. He was taken to Porter Regional Hospital and airlifted to Christ Advocate Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill.

May 30, 2013 10:49 am
Illinois man killed in wreck

Illinois man killed in wreck

Steven Lunn, 52 of Olympia Fields, died in a crash Thursday on Interstate 94 in LaPorte County, about two miles west of the Indiana/Michigan state line.

April 25, 2013 11:31 am

Indiana State Police partners again with DEA for Prescription Drug Take Back Day

CROWN POINT | On April 27, the Drug Enforcement Administration is sponsoring the sixth nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative. The initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft.

April 22, 2013 5:43 pm
Indiana State Police awarded bronze medal award from Indiana Special Olympics

Indiana State Police awarded bronze medal award from Indiana Special Olympics

CROWN POINT | On April 18, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter accepted a certificate on behalf of the Indiana State Police recognizing the Department as a Bronze Medal Law Enforcement Torch Run Agency. An agency is recognized as a Bronze Medal Torch Run Agency for raising bet…

April 22, 2013 5:27 pm
Two hurt in crash on I-94

Two hurt in crash on I-94

A 2009 Mitsubishi, driven by Alfonso Luna Jr., 26 of Michigan City, was totaled in an accident Tuesday on Interstate 94 near Chesterton. Luna and another driver were taken to area hospitals.

April 09, 2013 12:10 pm
Indiana State Police Accepting Applications for Troopers until Mar. 31

Indiana State Police Accepting Applications for Troopers until Mar. 31

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 73rd Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in a rewarding career as a Trooper with the Indiana State Police may apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website provides detailed information a…

March 13, 2013 1:30 pm

ISP accepting applications for recruit academy

CROWN POINT | The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 73rd Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in a rewarding career as a Trooper with the Indiana State Police may apply online at www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website provides detailed information about the…

March 01, 2013 2:43 pm

Radio program showcases State Police information

Catch the latest addition of the “Indiana State Police Road Show” radio program every Monday morning at your convenience.

February 18, 2013 10:50 am
Semi stuck in trees over Trail Creek

Semi stuck in trees over Trail Creek

A semi carrying auto parts left Interstate 94 early Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, and ended up tangled in trees along Trail Creek. The driver was not seriously injured.

January 30, 2013 11:24 am
Crash on eastbound Borman at Cline jams traffic for miles

Crash on eastbound Borman at Cline jams traffic for miles

The mangled remains of a van sit on on the eastbound Borman Expressway near Cline Avenue after an early morning crash Wednesday. The driver of the van suffered a cut to the head and chest injuries.

December 05, 2012 8:58 am
Semi hauling scaffolding rolls over on I-80/94 near Ripley, snarls traffic

Semi hauling scaffolding rolls over on I-80/94 near Ripley, snarls traffic

Scaffolding is strewn across the westbound lanes of Interstate 80/94 near Ripley Street on Tuesday after a semitrailer rolled over.

October 30, 2012 2:07 pm
Police: Hammond woman crashes into semi after birthday drinking binge

Police: Hammond woman crashes into semi after birthday drinking binge

Natasha M. Garza, 34, of Hammond, crashed this 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt into the rear of a semitrailer early Saturday after a night of drinking, Indiana State Police said. Garza, who had to be extricated, will be charged with operating while intoxicated, police said.

October 27, 2012 11:36 am
Inmate injured in head-on crash caused by Jasper County deputy, state police say

Inmate injured in head-on crash caused by Jasper County deputy, state police say

Police investigate after a head-on collision involving a pickup truck and a Jasper County police car Monday on Ind. 14.

October 22, 2012 7:35 pm
Trooper Gary Runde

Trooper Gary Runde

Trooper Gary Runde of Portage

October 18, 2012 12:39 pm
Trooper Ryan Purkiser

Trooper Ryan Purkiser

Trooper Ryan Purkiser of Plainfield

October 18, 2012 12:41 pm
Senior Trooper Brian McCall

Senior Trooper Brian McCall

Senior Trooper Brian McCall of Crown Point

October 18, 2012 12:40 pm
Maintenance worker, driver killed in Toll Road crash

Maintenance worker, driver killed in Toll Road crash

The driver of this red Hyundai crashed into a maintenance truck Tuesday morning on the Toll Road east of Michigan City, killing a Toll Road worker and the driver of the Hyundai. Another worker was injured in the incident. 

October 02, 2012 2:37 pm
Hobart man killed in wrong-way crash on Borman

Hobart man killed in wrong-way crash on Borman

Emergency workers inspect the wreckage of a pickup truck that hit a semitrailer head-on early Friday in Gary. The driver of the pickup died after he drove the wrong way on the Borman Expressway, Indiana State Police said.

September 14, 2012 10:01 am
Vehicle shot on I-80/94 in road rage incident

Vehicle shot on I-80/94 in road rage incident

A bullet hole can be seen in the door of a vehicle that was shot at late Thursday night on Interstate 80/94.

August 24, 2012 7:48 am
Seven injured in chain-reaction I-80 crash

Seven injured in chain-reaction I-80 crash

Gary Fire Department medics and Indiana State Police officers assisted seven people injured in a chain-reaction crash Saturday evening on Interstate 80 near Grant Street.

August 04, 2012 10:48 pm
3 men taken to hospital after Interstate 94 crash in Portage

3 men taken to hospital after Interstate 94 crash in Portage

Three people were injured in a two-truck crash Monday morning on Interstate 94 in Portage.

July 23, 2012 12:29 pm
Borman crashes leave van driver hospitalized

Borman crashes leave van driver hospitalized

A van is smashed into an Indiana State Police squad car and a Freightliner semi in the aftermath of an earlier crash involving the semi and a pickup truck. The driver of the van had to be airlifted from the scene, police said.

May 14, 2012 9:55 am
LaPorte County drug bust

LaPorte County drug bust

Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Division confiscated marijunan, hashish and psychedelic mushrooms Tuesday from a home in Michiana Shores

May 09, 2012 2:46 pm
Calvin Peacock

Calvin Peacock

Calvin Peacock

April 28, 2012 2:11 pm
Death investigation underway in Calumet Twp.

Death investigation underway in Calumet Twp.

Indiana State Police conduct a death investigation Friday at a residence in the 3900 block of Calhoun St. in Calumet Township.

April 27, 2012 2:15 pm
Teens from C.P., Gary hurt in single-car rollover along I-65 in Jasper County

Teens from C.P., Gary hurt in single-car rollover along I-65 in Jasper County

Two Lake County teenagers were hurt when their car rolled over in a crash early Sunday on Interstate 65 near the Rensselaer/Remington exit.

April 15, 2012 8:50 am
David Urbaszewski

David Urbaszewski

David Urbaszewski, 35, of Gary

February 29, 2012 3:16 pm
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