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The third coldest and snowiest winter in Chicago history has clearly overstayed its welcome, but there is some good news coming from the miserable season.
CHICAGO | Gary native and former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle is combining two of his favorite things – baseball and food – in his latest business venture.
HAMMOND | A 44-year-old Hammond man was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night in the parking lot of his apartment complex, police said.
MUNSTER | The Rev. Yaroslav Mendyuk keeps a close eye on news from Ukraine and knows all too well of the struggles of those fighting for peace there.
Rudy Lopez once again is taking his fight for immigration reform to the streets, this time with a six-week cross-country tour.
A 19-year-old Merrillville man was arrested and charged Saturday afternoon in connection with Monday's vandalism at the South Shore Gary Metro Station, police said.
Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
HOBART | Public entities interested in adding electric vehicle charging stations to their properties can apply for them through a NIPSCO program announced Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Coroner's office is asking for the public's help in locating family members of two local people who recently died.
GARY | The senior club where five people were shot late Wednesday was not registered to do business in the state after failing to file documents regarding its nonprofit status, officials said Thursday.
Relief is finally in sight from the bitter cold that gripped its hold on the region for weeks, but with it comes concern about flooding from melting mounds of snow.
EAST CHICAGO | A 17-year-old East Chicago boy was shot and killed in the city late Monday, marking the second homicide in Lake County in 2014.
PORTER | Paul Labovitz will serve as the new superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the National Park Service announced Monday.
Local law enforcement officials may have found one of the few pieces of good news from the seemingly never-ending snow and below-zero temperatures this this year.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville-based White Lodging is investigating a reported breach of customer information.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet police detained an Oklahoma man Thursday with a handgun and several magazines of ammunition on suspicion he was stalking a female student of the school, officials said.
HAMMOND | Hammond firefighters rescued a woman from her burning home early Friday.
CALUMET CITY | A Calumet City man was shot near his home there Thursday night, police said.
Air temperatures and wind chills were still below zero Wednesday morning, causing black ice and multiple crashes in Hammond and near the Illinois State Line.
The bitter cold weather and constantly running furnaces prompted some utility companies Tuesday to encourage customers to conserve energy in other ways.
LYNWOOD | A single-family home was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon.
LANSING | Lansing police are seeking the public's help in finding Marcus Randle-El, a former University of Wisconsin football player accused of taking his daughter at gunpoint Thursday night.
HIGHLAND | A Highland thrift center's front canopy collapsed under the weight of heavy snow Friday morning, pulling part of the facade from the building and closing a portion of the street.
WINFIELD | A frozen pipe in a fire suppression system burst Tuesday night at Chicagoland Christian Village, flooding a portion of the nursing home there and causing an interior ceiling collapse, officials said.
WHITING | Subzero temperatures Tuesday morning hampered firefighters' efforts to battle a blaze at a home in Whiting.
GARY | Indiana State Police reopened all lanes of traffic on Interstate 65 just after 11 a.m. Tuesday after two crashes closed them for more than eight hours.
DOLTON | The brother of two men charged in the Christmas shooting death of a pregnant Calumet City teen turned himself in Monday, according to Dolton officials.
DOLTON | Police said late Saturday that the boyfriend of a pregnant Calumet City teen shot her Christmas night in Dolton.
EAST CHICAGO | The American Red Cross found shelter for 13 residents of an apartment building in East Chicago after a fire there Saturday afternoon.
The Cornejo family has found a machine that turns garbage into money.
Multiple agencies are working to piece together the circumstances that led to the workplace death of a Newton County man some 12 hours after he was involved in a fight at a Merrillville union hall.
HAMMOND | Midwestern Steel Fabricators was destroyed by a stubborn fire Monday night that had firefighters at the scene putting out hot spots some 12 hours later.
HAMMOND | Crews are clearing trees from Gibson Woods Nature Preserve in Hammond in an effort to boost the native environment there, a county official said.
Co-workers of a Lansing man found dead in a retention ditch nearly a week after he went missing are raising funds to assist his family with funeral costs as authorities await word on his cause of death.
LANSING | Mary Deltoro stomped the snow off her shoes Friday after walking in to Riley's Place Varieties to buy Mega Millions tickets.
LANSING | The body of a Lansing man missing for nearly a week was found Thursday night.
HAMMOND | A 31-year-old Hammond woman was forced inside her Hammond home and robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning.
HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.
During John Ervin's 30 years as a field ecologist working to combat invasive plant species for Indiana, one question weighed on his mind.
A Chicago man was arrested and charged after allegedly sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman he met online at gunpoint in a Chicago Heights forest preserve.
PORTAGE | The environmental committee of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday discussed the proposed Illiana Expressway without agreeing to a recommendation for a vote by the full board.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University professor and her students have partnered with local emergency responders to develop a state-of-the-art system for managing disasters using the 2008 Munster flood as a model.
GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.
GARY | Gary police are following up on a number of leads in Monday's three homicides, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
GARY | Gary police are probing the homicides of three people and the shootings of five others in what is believed to be two separate incidents Monday.
Roy Krizek doesn't like the idea of spending Thanksgiving camped outside of a big box store.
Silas Sconiers and Stacey Clayton just want to spend their retirement fishing.
EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old man was killed and his pregnant girlfriend wounded in an early morning shooting when someone leaned in through a window and shot them in their sleep, police said.
WASHINGTON | An East Chicago community organizer fasting for immigration reform on the National Mall had a visit from the president and first lady, who shared their support.
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