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  • Drunken Boater Arrested Shortly After Midnight In Van Buren County

    Drunken Boater Arrested Shortly After Midnight In Van Buren County
    An Indiana man was arrested for drunken boating on a Van Buren County lake shortly after midnight. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday, the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department Marine Division was on patrol on Gravel Lake when deputies made contact with a 27-year-...
  • Heavy rains pass through area--again

    Heavy rains pass through area--again
    A thunderstorm warning for Cook and DuPage counties expired at 2:45 a.m. after another 1 to 2 inches of rain fell across the metropolitan area, adding to the record July total. At 3 a.m., Doppler radar showed the storm system had moved east out of...
  • Body recovered in lake near Gary beach

    Body recovered in lake near Gary beach
    The body of a 20-year-old New Lenox man who presumably drowned in Lake Michigan in Indiana was recovered shortly before 1 p.m. today, officials said. Brett Vanetten went missing about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday while swimming at the Wells Street Beach in...
  • Man struck by truck on Indiana tollway

    Man struck by truck on Indiana tollway
    A man struck by a truck on the Indiana tollway in Porter County is recovering in a Chicago hospital today while an investigation continues into why he walked into traffic. About 1:30 p.m. Thursday Jeffery P. Bohannon of Westville, Ind., walked into...
  • Weather service warns of conditions for isolated tornadoes

    Weather service warns of conditions for isolated tornadoes
    The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois that warns of strong to severe thunderstorms that could produce isolated tornadoes. The storms are coming in two waves. The...
  • Body of Valparaiso student found in Lake Michigan

    Body of Valparaiso student found in Lake Michigan
    The body of a 23-year-old Valparaiso University student was found today in Lake Michigan one day after he was last seen swimming in high waves at Porter Beach, Indiana officials said. The body of Rayan Sami A Bochari was found at 4:30 p.m. after U.S....
  • Murder charges expected in slaying of Portage woman

    Murder charges expected in slaying of Portage woman
    Murder charges are pending against an 18-year-old man who investigators believe is responsible for the death of a young woman whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. Porter County Sheriff David Lain says Indiana...
  • Man arrested at IU in connection to Portage teen's death

    Man arrested at IU in connection to Portage teen's death
    An autopsy revealed a Portage woman died from a single gunshot wound. Murder charges are pending against an 18-year-old man who investigators believe is responsible for the death of the young woman, whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in...
  • Bond hearing today for man charged in slaying of Portage woman

    Bond hearing today for man charged in slaying of Portage woman
    An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Portage, Ind., woman whose body was found by police near his home on Saturday, the Porter County sheriff's office said today. Dustin McCowan faces a murder charge in the...
  • Man accused of killing Portage teen appears in court Tuesday

    Man accused of killing Portage teen appears in court Tuesday
    The 18-year old man accused of killing a Portage girl made his first appearance in court Tuesday. Dustin McCowan was charged with murder Monday in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend. An autopsy revealed Amanda Bach, 19, was instantly...
  • Tornado hits Kankakee Co.; damage reported

    Tornado hits Kankakee Co.; damage reported
    A tornado was reported in Kankakee County this morning, causing damage to buildings, trees and silos in rural Pembroke Township. The twister hit near S14000E and E5000S Roads and damaged silos, trees and roofs of several buildings, said Pembroke Fire...