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Vehicles filled with folks wanting to take part in Crown Point's free grocery giveaway began lining up 90 minutes ahead of Friday's starting time
Eddie M. Bass, 23, of Phoenix, Illinois, was accused of attempting to drown Schererville police dog Bosco after he and the dog fell into a pond during a struggle near the Cabela's store, police said.
A Knox man faces reckless homicide and OWI charges after crossing the center line while driving on U.S. 6, ultimately causing a string of vehicle collisions Friday afternoon, police said.
Police ticketed a church and its elders Sunday for refusing to disperse their congregation to comply with Gov. Eric Holcomb's "shelter in place" order, Mayor Thomas McDermott said.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of public religious observances, Easter egg hunts and other traditional celebrations.
Accused of shooting at another motorist during a road rage incident, he reportedly told police he's a "very good shot" and could have hit the other driver if he had wanted.
A man who died in an RV fire parked outside his home was self-isolating from his family after recently traveling amid the COVID-19 outbreak, authorities said.
Witnesses also stated that after the crash, the motorcycle briefly pulled over to the shoulder and then left.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is clarifying how and when Hoosiers can patronize "essential" retailers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Questions about Indiana's revised stay-at-home order? Here are the state's answers.
A 19-year-old woman was found dead early Tuesday in the 7300 block of Bigger Street, the Lake County coroner's office said.
Sterno Products in LaPorte has switched to making masks, which it has been providing to local hospitals.
A man called his former daughter-in-law into another room — away from her ex-husband and three children Saturday afternoon — shot her to death and fled his Merrillville home before police arrived, records say.
Google data shows Northwest Indiana residents largely staying home.
Three people shot a 23-year-old to death outside his home because of a gang rivalry, charges allege.
When asked about the child's injuries, he "leaned back in his chair, smiled and stated that this was the second day he was dealing with this situation," according to the police report.
Residents and their families should stay off of basketball courts, playgrounds and other city park facilities, Gary officials said.
A man already being held on allegations he killed a person and wounded two others in two separate shootings was charged in a third case with murdering a couple.
The steelmaker told the union it plans to lay off workers with fewer than two years' experience at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor in East Chicago.
VALPARAISO – A COVID-19 strike team from the Indiana Department of Health is at a Porter County nursing home.
All of Gary’s beaches were shut down Wednesday to vehicular traffic, though pedestrians are still able to access the beach at this time.
Ezra Alexander, 59, director of recreation and aquatics at the Gary Department of Public Parks, died Wednesday after being hospitalized for coronavirus, officials said.
The number of positive cases rose to 6,351 statewide, an increase of nearly 7% from the 5,943 reported Wednesday.
On Thursday, Erin Nicolle Sowa, 23, of Highland, was charged with the murder of a 27-year-old man, according to Superior Court of Lake County records.
He told police he was eating a burger when he hit a bump, collided with a fence and drove into a swimming pool.
Jim, a manager at U.S. Steel, began showing symptoms of COVID-19. His family believes he was exposed to the disease at work.
Eighty businesses across Indiana have been warned since Monday for violating the terms of Gov. Eric Holcomb's updated stay-at-home order.
ArcelorMittal is laying off new hires at Burns Harbor and Gary Works is idling blast furnace as the Region's steel industry woes escalate.
Health care providers report having less than 96 hours of supplies on hand in the face of the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.