Cedar Valley News

News stories of Cedar Valley interest published by area media outlets.

  1. UPDATE: Aunt says 2-year-old girl is awake and talking after she and her brother were struck by a train Tuesday morning in Portage 7 Aug 2018, 5:39 pm
    PORTAGE — Caleb Wilson loved trains and his little sister, Ellie, loved her brother.
  2. UPDATE: Aunt says 2-year-old girl is awake and talking after she and her brother were struck by a train Tuesday morning in Portage 7 Aug 2018, 5:39 pm
    PORTAGE — Caleb Wilson loved trains and his little sister, Ellie, loved her brother.
  3. UPDATE: Aunt says 2-year-old girl is awake and talking after she and her brother were struck by a train Tuesday morning in Portage 7 Aug 2018, 5:39 pm
    PORTAGE — Caleb Wilson loved trains and his little sister, Ellie, loved her brother.
  4. UPDATE: Aunt says 2-year-old girl is awake and talking after she and her brother were struck by a train Tuesday morning in Portage 7 Aug 2018, 5:39 pm
    PORTAGE — Caleb Wilson loved trains and his little sister, Ellie, loved her brother.
  5. Portage man charged with sexually touching female employee 7 Aug 2018, 11:15 am
    VALPARAISO — A 38-year-old Portage man faces a felony count of sexual battery based on allegations of repeatedly inappropriately touching a female employee.
  6. Portage man charged with sexually touching female employee 7 Aug 2018, 11:15 am
    VALPARAISO — A 38-year-old Portage man faces a felony count of sexual battery based on allegations of repeatedly inappropriately touching a female employee.
  7. Portage man charged with sexually touching female employee 7 Aug 2018, 11:15 am
    VALPARAISO — A 38-year-old Portage man faces a felony count of sexual battery based on allegations of repeatedly inappropriately touching a female employee.
  8. Portage man charged with sexually touching female employee 7 Aug 2018, 11:15 am
    VALPARAISO — A 38-year-old Portage man faces a felony count of sexual battery based on allegations of repeatedly inappropriately touching a female employee.
  9. Police: 30 pounds of marijuana found after trooper stopped man for speeding 7 Aug 2018, 8:00 am
    PORTAGE — A 24-year-old California man was arrested Monday after police found about 30 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle he was driving, according to a news release.
  10. Police: 30 pounds of marijuana found after trooper stopped man for speeding 7 Aug 2018, 8:00 am
    PORTAGE — A 24-year-old California man was arrested Monday after police found about 30 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle he was driving, according to a news release.
  11. Police: 30 pounds of marijuana found after trooper stopped man for speeding 7 Aug 2018, 8:00 am
    PORTAGE — A 24-year-old California man was arrested Monday after police found about 30 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle he was driving, according to a news release.
  12. Police: 30 pounds of marijuana found after trooper stopped man for speeding 7 Aug 2018, 8:00 am
    PORTAGE — A 24-year-old California man was arrested Monday after police found about 30 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle he was driving, according to a news release.
  13. UPDATE: Two Gary teens, 18 and 16, shot and killed in Merrillville 5 Aug 2018, 5:15 pm
    ***This article has been updated to correct the name of one of the victims incorrectly identified by the Lake County Coroner's Office. ***
  14. UPDATE: Two Gary teens, 18 and 16, shot and killed in Merrillville 5 Aug 2018, 5:15 pm
    ***This article has been updated to correct the name of one of the victims incorrectly identified by the Lake County Coroner's Office. ***
  15. UPDATE: Two Gary teens, 18 and 16, shot and killed in Merrillville 5 Aug 2018, 5:15 pm
    ***This article has been updated to correct the name of one of the victims incorrectly identified by the Lake County Coroner's Office. ***
  16. UPDATE: Two Gary teens, 18 and 16, shot and killed in Merrillville 5 Aug 2018, 5:15 pm
    ***This article has been updated to correct the name of one of the victims incorrectly identified by the Lake County Coroner's Office. ***
  17. South Haven man pleads guilty to molesting two after first claiming the girls were mad over not trick-or-treating 1 Aug 2018, 10:00 am
    VALPARAISO — When Johnathan Martin was first questioned by police about allegations of molesting two young girls, he said the girls were mad at him for not allowing them to go trick-or-treating.
  18. South Haven man pleads guilty to molesting two after first claiming the girls were mad over not trick-or-treating 1 Aug 2018, 10:00 am
    VALPARAISO — When Johnathan Martin was first questioned by police about allegations of molesting two young girls, he said the girls were mad at him for not allowing them to go trick-or-treating.
  19. South Haven man pleads guilty to molesting two after first claiming the girls were mad over not trick-or-treating 1 Aug 2018, 10:00 am
    VALPARAISO — When Johnathan Martin was first questioned by police about allegations of molesting two young girls, he said the girls were mad at him for not allowing them to go trick-or-treating.
  20. South Haven man pleads guilty to molesting two after first claiming the girls were mad over not trick-or-treating 1 Aug 2018, 10:00 am
    VALPARAISO — When Johnathan Martin was first questioned by police about allegations of molesting two young girls, he said the girls were mad at him for not allowing them to go trick-or-treating.
  21. Valpo man charged with child porn after turning himself in when phone locks up with "FBI" warning 30 Jul 2018, 2:30 pm
    VALPARAISO — A 22-year-old Valparaiso man is charged with possessing child pornography after turning himself in. His phone locked up with a warning purporting to be from the FBI after he attempted to download a pornographic video, police said.
  22. Valpo man charged with child porn after turning himself in when phone locks up with "FBI" warning 30 Jul 2018, 2:30 pm
    VALPARAISO — A 22-year-old Valparaiso man is charged with possessing child pornography after turning himself in. His phone locked up with a warning purporting to be from the FBI after he attempted to download a pornographic video, police said.
  23. Valpo man charged with child porn after turning himself in when phone locks up with "FBI" warning 30 Jul 2018, 2:30 pm
    VALPARAISO — A 22-year-old Valparaiso man is charged with possessing child pornography after turning himself in. His phone locked up with a warning purporting to be from the FBI after he attempted to download a pornographic video, police said.
  24. Valpo man charged with child porn after turning himself in when phone locks up with "FBI" warning 30 Jul 2018, 2:30 pm
    VALPARAISO — A 22-year-old Valparaiso man is charged with possessing child pornography after turning himself in. His phone locked up with a warning purporting to be from the FBI after he attempted to download a pornographic video, police said.
  25. Gary man accused of helping girlfriend hide evidence of mother's murder wanted by police on new charges 24 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — An 18-year-old Gary man awaiting trial on allegations he helped his 16-year-old girlfriend hide evidence of her mother's murder is wanted by police on new felony charges.
  26. Gary man accused of helping girlfriend hide evidence of mother's murder wanted by police on new charges 24 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — An 18-year-old Gary man awaiting trial on allegations he helped his 16-year-old girlfriend hide evidence of her mother's murder is wanted by police on new felony charges.
  27. Gary man accused of helping girlfriend hide evidence of mother's murder wanted by police on new charges 24 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — An 18-year-old Gary man awaiting trial on allegations he helped his 16-year-old girlfriend hide evidence of her mother's murder is wanted by police on new felony charges.
  28. Gary man accused of helping girlfriend hide evidence of mother's murder wanted by police on new charges 24 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — An 18-year-old Gary man awaiting trial on allegations he helped his 16-year-old girlfriend hide evidence of her mother's murder is wanted by police on new felony charges.
  29. Police: Store manager at Southlake Mall stole thousands in cash, clothing 23 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 26-year-old man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise and cash while employed as a manager at a clothing store in Southlake Mall.
  30. Police: Store manager at Southlake Mall stole thousands in cash, clothing 23 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 26-year-old man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise and cash while employed as a manager at a clothing store in Southlake Mall.
  31. Police: Store manager at Southlake Mall stole thousands in cash, clothing 23 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 26-year-old man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise and cash while employed as a manager at a clothing store in Southlake Mall.
  32. Police: Store manager at Southlake Mall stole thousands in cash, clothing 23 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 26-year-old man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise and cash while employed as a manager at a clothing store in Southlake Mall.
  33. Gary homicides accelerate 16 percent, year over year 21 Jul 2018, 7:30 pm
    GARY — The dead include a father of three, who had just welcomed a newborn daughter.
  34. Gary homicides accelerate 16 percent, year over year 21 Jul 2018, 7:30 pm
    GARY — The dead include a father of three, who had just welcomed a newborn daughter.
  35. Gary homicides accelerate 16 percent, year over year 21 Jul 2018, 7:30 pm
    GARY — The dead include a father of three, who had just welcomed a newborn daughter.
  36. Gary homicides accelerate 16 percent, year over year 21 Jul 2018, 7:30 pm
    GARY — The dead include a father of three, who had just welcomed a newborn daughter.
  37. Cops: Woman plotted armed burglary at family's Hammond home where stepsister was raped; mom reportedly witnesses assault on live feed 18 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 19-year-old woman is accused of helping her boyfriend and his two friends break into her family's home in Hammond, where the burglars allegedly raped the woman's stepsister, authorities said. The mother of the victim said she…
  38. Cops: Woman plotted armed burglary at family's Hammond home where stepsister was raped; mom reportedly witnesses assault on live feed 18 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 19-year-old woman is accused of helping her boyfriend and his two friends break into her family's home in Hammond, where the burglars allegedly raped the woman's stepsister, authorities said. The mother of the victim said she…
  39. Cops: Woman plotted armed burglary at family's Hammond home where stepsister was raped; mom reportedly witnesses assault on live feed 18 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 19-year-old woman is accused of helping her boyfriend and his two friends break into her family's home in Hammond, where the burglars allegedly raped the woman's stepsister, authorities said. The mother of the victim said she…
  40. Cops: Woman plotted armed burglary at family's Hammond home where stepsister was raped; mom reportedly witnesses assault on live feed 18 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
    CROWN POINT — A 19-year-old woman is accused of helping her boyfriend and his two friends break into her family's home in Hammond, where the burglars allegedly raped the woman's stepsister, authorities said. The mother of the victim said she…
  41. UPDATE: Couple, their friend identified as 3 found shot to death Sunday in Gary 16 Jul 2018, 12:00 pm
    GARY — A Hammond woman, her fiance and their friend went out to celebrate the fiance's birthday Saturday and never returned, a family member said.
  42. UPDATE: Couple, their friend identified as 3 found shot to death Sunday in Gary 16 Jul 2018, 12:00 pm
    GARY — A Hammond woman, her fiance and their friend went out to celebrate the fiance's birthday Saturday and never returned, a family member said.
  43. UPDATE: Couple, their friend identified as 3 found shot to death Sunday in Gary 16 Jul 2018, 12:00 pm
    GARY — A Hammond woman, her fiance and their friend went out to celebrate the fiance's birthday Saturday and never returned, a family member said.
  44. UPDATE: Couple, their friend identified as 3 found shot to death Sunday in Gary 16 Jul 2018, 12:00 pm
    GARY — A Hammond woman, her fiance and their friend went out to celebrate the fiance's birthday Saturday and never returned, a family member said.
  45. Gary schools hit the real estate market 15 Jul 2018, 5:00 am
    GARY — Vandalism, looting and arson have plagued abandoned Gary public school buildings for years amid dwindling enrollment, towering debt and tax liens on properties that long-tied the hands of district officials.
  46. Gary schools hit the real estate market 15 Jul 2018, 5:00 am
    GARY — Vandalism, looting and arson have plagued abandoned Gary public school buildings for years amid dwindling enrollment, towering debt and tax liens on properties that long-tied the hands of district officials.
  47. Gary schools hit the real estate market 15 Jul 2018, 5:00 am
    GARY — Vandalism, looting and arson have plagued abandoned Gary public school buildings for years amid dwindling enrollment, towering debt and tax liens on properties that long-tied the hands of district officials.
  48. Gary schools hit the real estate market 15 Jul 2018, 5:00 am
    GARY — Vandalism, looting and arson have plagued abandoned Gary public school buildings for years amid dwindling enrollment, towering debt and tax liens on properties that long-tied the hands of district officials.
  49. Police: Man in women's underwear looking at porn at Deep River County Park 10 Jul 2018, 3:00 pm
    Sheriff's officers called Monday to investigate a report of naked men at Deep River County Park found a 62-year-old man wearing women's underwear and watching pornography on his phone, a police report said.
  50. Police: Man in women's underwear looking at porn at Deep River County Park 10 Jul 2018, 3:00 pm
    Sheriff's officers called Monday to investigate a report of naked men at Deep River County Park found a 62-year-old man wearing women's underwear and watching pornography on his phone, a police report said.
  51. Police: Man in women's underwear looking at porn at Deep River County Park 10 Jul 2018, 3:00 pm
    Sheriff's officers called Monday to investigate a report of naked men at Deep River County Park found a 62-year-old man wearing women's underwear and watching pornography on his phone, a police report said.
  52. Police: Man in women's underwear looking at porn at Deep River County Park 10 Jul 2018, 3:00 pm
    Sheriff's officers called Monday to investigate a report of naked men at Deep River County Park found a 62-year-old man wearing women's underwear and watching pornography on his phone, a police report said.
  53. Hobart woman found sleeping on Portage sidewalk arrested on charges of public intoxication, resisting police 6 Jul 2018, 11:30 am
    PORTAGE — A Hobart woman was arrested Thursday morning after she was found sleeping on a residential sidewalk.
  54. Hobart woman found sleeping on Portage sidewalk arrested on charges of public intoxication, resisting police 6 Jul 2018, 11:30 am
    PORTAGE — A Hobart woman was arrested Thursday morning after she was found sleeping on a residential sidewalk.
  55. Hobart woman found sleeping on Portage sidewalk arrested on charges of public intoxication, resisting police 6 Jul 2018, 11:30 am
    PORTAGE — A Hobart woman was arrested Thursday morning after she was found sleeping on a residential sidewalk.
  56. Hobart woman found sleeping on Portage sidewalk arrested on charges of public intoxication, resisting police 6 Jul 2018, 11:30 am
    PORTAGE — A Hobart woman was arrested Thursday morning after she was found sleeping on a residential sidewalk.
  57. Man, 30, charged with disarming, attacking police officer during Crown Point traffic stop 5 Jul 2018, 5:00 pm
    CROWN POINT — A Cedar Lake man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he disarmed and attacked a police officer during a routine traffic stop in Crown Point.
  58. Man, 30, charged with disarming, attacking police officer during Crown Point traffic stop 5 Jul 2018, 5:00 pm
    CROWN POINT — A Cedar Lake man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he disarmed and attacked a police officer during a routine traffic stop in Crown Point.
  59. Man, 30, charged with disarming, attacking police officer during Crown Point traffic stop 5 Jul 2018, 5:00 pm
    CROWN POINT — A Cedar Lake man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he disarmed and attacked a police officer during a routine traffic stop in Crown Point.
  60. Man, 30, charged with disarming, attacking police officer during Crown Point traffic stop 5 Jul 2018, 5:00 pm
    CROWN POINT — A Cedar Lake man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he disarmed and attacked a police officer during a routine traffic stop in Crown Point.