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Northwest Indiana

Shirtless Man With Samurai Sword Arrested On Indiana Highway

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

A Cicero man is being held in an Indiana jail after authorities found him marching shirtless down Interstate 65 wielding a 35-inch samurai sword Sunda...

Convicted Spy Not Allowed At Father's Funeral

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 08.20.2011 | Chicago

MISHAWAKA, Indiana — A former U.S. Navy intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel was not permitted to attend his father's funeral in ...

Teen Girls Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old Boy

Posted 06.12.2011 | Chicago

Two teenage girls in Northwestern Indiana are facing several charges for allegedly tying up an older boy and assaulting him. The two girls, one age...

Fifth-Grade Teacher Resigns After Sexting School Cheerleaders

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A northwest Indiana fifth grade teacher has resigned his post after allegations surfaced that he sent sexually charged text messages to some of the sc...

BP Slapdown: EPA Really is Back on the Job!

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The EPA is back: it just weighed in on the controversial BP refinery expansion on Lake Michigan and issued an objection to the lax pollution permit that Indiana had lavished on the project.

Gary Petitions State For Bailout

Chicago Public Radio | Michael Puente | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Indiana is putting a cap on the amount of property taxes local governments can collect. That has some cities in Northwest Indiana filing for state ass...

Northwest Indiana One Of Nation's Least Healthy Places For Women

STNG/WBBM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Northwest Indiana improved its health profile, even if it was by only one spot. In 2007, Self magazine named the Gary metropolitan area the unhealthi...