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For two years, the 13-year-old's body went undiscovered by law enforcement, slowly decaying inside a Rubbermaid container buried underneath a storage shed in Gary.
Police say a Hammond man had a 16-year-old boy with him when he stole a car from Dyer Auto Auction earlier this month and flipped it during a police pursuit.
HAMMOND — Police are investigating after a pair of abandoned vehicles, one of them with bullet holes, were discovered on the I-80/94 exit ramp…
Police have confirmed that Sunday's shootout between two men happened in the parking area of Wiggles Gentlemens Club.
GRIFFITH — Around 4 a.m. Kelly Swisher heard a knock at her door in Park West Apartments.
The city's chief fire inspector and former council president was arrested Sunday night for alleged drunken driving, according to police.
A 22-year-old Lake Station woman faces felony drug and other charges after she was found passed out in traffic with two young children in her vehicle, according to police.
The explosion that rocked ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East Friday has resulted in an outage of indeterminate length.
Police say there were at least four sexual encounters between the woman's boyfriend and the girl, for which he allegedly paid the woman $100.
The crash took place at the 40.6 mile marker in LaPorte County, which is near the Michigan City Toll Plaza that intersects with U.S. 421.
Mission BBQ to serve up brisket and other slow-cooked meats in the former Casual Male XL space in the Crossing of Hobart shopping center.
The federal government is asking Northwest Indiana motorists to help identify the road-rail intersections that most frequently are blocked by trains stopped for extended periods of time.
Court records outline how numerous customers allegedly paid Erik Schneider for promised appliances that never arrived.
He allegedly fired shotguns into a residential area on the lake and harassed waterfowl hunters on Sunday, officials said.
Police say the man robbed homeowners at gunpoint and sexually battered one of his victims in a series of armed home invasions Monday night.
Miguel Morquecho is in stable condition, but that victory didn't come without its challenges. He remains on a ventilator, and he frequently relives the crash in his head over and over.
Diners who still hunger for the fare once served at the famed Mexican Inn restaurant on Chicago's Southeast Side will be delighted to know tho…
Decomposition and poor recordkeeping make it impossible to individually identify the 2,411 aborted fetal remains discovered last year at Illinois properties owned by a deceased Indiana abortion doctor.
A driver is in serious, but stable condition after being struck by a train on Wednesday, said Fire Chief Anthony Serna.
Police say he caused $300 in damages. He then remained in the business "for some time," but took nothing.
She alleges police unleashed a police dog that seriously injured her even though she complied with officers' orders.
Nearly three years after stabbing a 23-year-old to death outside the bar where they both worked, Christopher Dillard was sentenced Thursday to a maximum of 65 years behind bars.
State employees are ringing in the new year with pay raises worth up to 6% of their current salaries. None of the pay hikes will go to Hoosier teachers.
HAMMOND — Police are warning homeowners once again to lock all their doors and windows after a man suspected in a series of recent home invasi…
A local couple were awoke early Thursday by an unknown woman standing in their home asking to sleep on their couch, according to Porter County police.
Donna Molenaar, of St. John, was found unresponsive in a room at United Motel Lansing, 2249 Bernice Road. Her body was discovered at 12:12 p.m. on Thursday, said Lansing police Lt. Al Phillips.
Police are investigating the city's first confirmed homicide of the year after a man was found with a gunshot wound in the street Friday morning.