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A Lake County Sheriff's officer was injured while trying to arrest one of the fleeing suspects but was released from the hospital.
Lake County’s top health officer said her staff has been working around the clock but still lacks the manpower to trace all contacts as the county's number of positive cases rises.
Indiana-American is tearing down landmark water tower that's been part of Gary skyline for 110 years.
“It’s such an aggressive virus and there’s no cure, no vaccine. But miracles happen every day. My dad is strong, and every minute of every day he is fighting for his life.”
First responders from more than a dozen NWI departments paraded up Calumet Avenue on Sunday to show support for health care workers at three local hospitals.
Layoffs are expected to increase at ArcelorMittal steel mill in East Chicago.
Find the answers here to your frequently asked questions about Indiana's new stay-at-home order that runs through May 1.
A stolen Dodge Charger Hellcat with an armed driver led police on a chase from the Kankakee River in south Lake County all the way to South Side Chicago.
The city added 60 new positive cases over the weekend, a 26% increase.
The coroner's office identified the skeletal remains as those of Jessica Flores, who went missing last year.
While photographer Giedre “G.G” Gomes, of Cedar Lake, had to squash her business plans, she sought out a way to keep pursuing her passion.
Jessica Flores was one of seven people — including three members of the same family — slain between Feb. 20 and March 11, 2019, whose cases are believed to be linked, sources said.
A woman who called 911 said she and her boyfriend were bringing in groceries to her apartment when they heard gunfire.
When an officer pulled his squad car up behind the man, he began to “pedal in a frenzied manner” down the middle of the road, police said.
Two Lake Station men and two Hobart men were arrested shortly after the woman came to police.
State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick outlined e-learning and the steps forward for K-12 education as schools inch closer to the end of the academic year.
He is accused of shooting a 46-year-old man in the head and stomach.
She is due to give birth Monday.
The woman told police Jonathan Jackson needed a place to stay for a few days because he had nowhere else to go. She didn't care for Jackson, but her husband "is a good man" and always helps his family, records say.
The pursuit began in Crown Point, continued onto I-65 northbound and then west onto U.S. 30, police said.
“He was the light in every situation, every family gathering and every day. It all revolved around him. He was definitely going to become something special. He was taken too soon.”
Dozens of vehicles drove by the Huisman home honking, waving and leaving presents for 13-year-old Aaron, who just returned home Sunday after his first round of chemotherapy.
"That was the first time in my entire life I felt I might die," Deanna Gonzalez said.
Crown Point's Teresa Eineman is fighting back against school board efforts to terminate the 15-year superintendent's contract early.
Police took a man into custody Thursday after he ran from the scene of a one-car crash in the 1300 block of North Main Street, Assistant Police Chief Jim Janda said.
5,000 randomly selected Hoosiers will be tested for coronavirus infection and antibodies over the next week as part of a study to understand the spread of the coronavirus.
The testing site will be at Gary Health Department, 1145 W. Fifth Avenue, and will open April 29.