Region-News-Team-White-Logo

Power Outages Reported in Some NWI Communities

Share this post

Some northwest Indiana communities woke up to power outages this morning. According to NIPSCO's outage map, there were over 900 without power in Michigan City, but electricity has since been restored. At last check over 130 were without power in Schererville,...

Read more: Power Outages Reported in Some NWI Communities

 

ISP: Hazardous Road Conditions in NWI

Share this post

Indiana State Police logo
Potentially hazardous travel conditions on interstates as numerous slide-offs are being reported throughout northwest Indiana this morning. Indiana State Police Lowell post reports the roads are snow-packed, icy and blown over and they are asking drivers to please rethink any...

Read more: ISP: Hazardous Road Conditions in NWI

 

Winter WX Advisory Continues into Saturday for NWI

Share this post

national weather service
The National Weather Service reports a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10am EST/9am CST tomorrow for Lake, Porter, Newton and Jasper Counties and until 4pm EST/3pm CST for LaPorte, Starke and Pulaski Counties . Snow is expected to...

Read more: Winter WX Advisory Continues into Saturday for NWI

 

Pence Praises MC Agencies and All Involved in I-94 Tragedy

Share this post

Indiana Governor Mike Pence this afternoon contacted Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer and asked that the Mayor forward his gratitude and compliments to all of the Michigan City agencies involved in the heartbreaking accident Thursday on I-94 that claimed the...

Read more: Pence Praises MC Agencies and All Involved in I-94 Tragedy

 

IU Health LaPorte and Starke Offer Warming Stations

Share this post

IU LaPorte Hospital
La Porte, IN – IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals will offer warming stations for individuals and families in need of relief from below zero temperatures. Community members can visit the main lobby at IU Health Starke Hospital 24...

Read more: IU Health LaPorte and Starke Offer Warming Stations

 

AG Monitoring Propane Prices as Shortage Worsens

Share this post

Indiana OAG Official Seal
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to conserve the amount of propane used to heat as weather conditions and supply shortages worsen. Zoeller says the propane shortage is being felt across the Midwest and that a number of...

Read more: AG Monitoring Propane Prices as Shortage Worsens

 

Warming Centers Available in Michigan City

Share this post

Officials in Michigan City are reminding residents that warming center locations are available for those who need them. Mayor Ron Meer says brutally cold air is expected to stick with us through next week, with temperatures in the single digits...

Read more: Warming Centers Available in Michigan City

 

Extreme Cold Presents Health Risks, So Plan Ahead

Share this post

indiana state department of health
State Health Officials are recommending Hoosiers take steps to plan for the extreme cold as it is expected to be with us over the next several days. State Health Commissioner William VanNess, M.D. Is encouraging everyone to stay indoors as...

Read more: Extreme Cold Presents Health Risks, So Plan Ahead

 

Only Essential Travel Advised in LaPorte County

Share this post

LapPorte County Sheriff logo - this one
The LaPorte County Board of Commissioners this afternoon issued a “Travel Watch” for LaPorte County. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office reports conditions along LaPorte County roadways have deteriorated and very high winds and cold temperatures led to the closure of...

Read more: Only Essential Travel Advised in LaPorte County

 

Mobile Home Fire at LaPorte Village

Share this post

LaPorte PD
No injuries were reported after a mobile home fire Wednesday at LaPorte Village, in the one-thousand block of East State Road 2. LaPorte Police report officers arrived at the scene and observed smoke coming from the structure. The resident informed...

Read more: Mobile Home Fire at LaPorte Village

 

Johnson Road Closed Due to Blowing/Drifting Snow

Share this post

Traffic-Alert
La Porte County Sheriff's Office announced that Johnson Rd. is closed to thru traffic due to blowing and drifting snow. Please avoid the area of Johnson Rd. as it is impassible.
Other roads, such as SR 2 West are also...

Read more: Johnson Road Closed Due to Blowing/Drifting Snow

   

IN Toll Road Winter WX Ban Through 11 CST Saturday

Share this post

intollrd
A Winter Weather Ban continues through noon EST/11am CST tomorrow according to Officials with the Indiana Toll Road. The ban is in effect for the entire length of the Indiana Toll Road for all triple, long double and high profile...

Read more: IN Toll Road Winter WX Ban Through 11 CST Saturday

   

Portage Mayor Responds to Snow Help Criticism

Share this post

Portage Mayor 2
Mayor James Snyder
The Mayor's Office in Portage has issued a statement in response to published criticism from some city council members over sending Portage plows to assist with Gary snow removal efforts this week.  Some parts of Gary received...

Read more: Portage Mayor Responds to Snow Help Criticism

   

EB I-94 Reopens, Crash Probe Could Take Months

Share this post

Indiana State Police say the investigation into a massive deadly pileup on I-94 in blinding snow near Michigan City Thursday afternoon could take months to complete. Police say approximately 46 vehicles were involved - 18 semis, two straight trucks, and...

Read more: EB I-94 Reopens, Crash Probe Could Take Months

   

Valpo Salt Management Plan Now in Effect

Share this post

Valparaiso Public Works officials today announced their salt management plan is now in effect in what's been a very challenging winter.  Officials say last year's mild winter left them with more than six-thousand tons of salt for this season -...

Read more: Valpo Salt Management Plan Now in Effect

   

I-94 Crash Investigation Could Take Weeks

Share this post

94crashphoto3
I-94 Eastbound under County Road 400 just west of Wozniak Road at approximately 2:30 pm CST Thursday. [submitted via Facebook/photo credit Sarah Hyska, who we're told took this photo with her phone from a school bus window].
Indiana State Police...

Read more: I-94 Crash Investigation Could Take Weeks

   

3 Dead in Horrific 46-Vehicle Pileup on I-94

Share this post


94crashphoto2
[Photo from Indiana State Police]
Troopers with the Indiana State Police continue to investigate a massive pileup in blinding snow that resulted in three fatalities on eastbound Interstate 94 near Michigan City Thursday afternoon. At least twenty people were hurt....

Read more: 3 Dead in Horrific 46-Vehicle Pileup on I-94

   

Update, New Photo - Deadly I94 Pileup

Share this post


94crash2
(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)
EB I-94 East of Michigan City. Troopers confirm three fatalities and more than 20 injured.
Indiana State Police say EB I-94 will most likely be closed until tomorrow.
Indiana State Police Lowell...

Read more: Update, New Photo - Deadly I94 Pileup

   

Deadly Massive I94 Pileup in Whiteout Conditions

Share this post

94crash1
[Photo from Indiana State Police]
The latest information on a massive pileup on eastbound Interstate 94 near Michigan City is that three people have been confirmed dead as of 6:30 pm CST.  Here is the update issued by Indiana State...

Read more: Deadly Massive I94 Pileup in Whiteout Conditions

   

ISP: 3 Confirmed Dead, EB I-94 Closed Until Further Notice

Share this post

isp pile up 2
(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)
Indiana State Police Lowell Post now reports three people confirmed dead after a massive pile up on I-94, near Michigan City. Indiana State Police Sgt. Ann Wojas (whoa-juss) told the Region News...

Read more: ISP: 3 Confirmed Dead, EB I-94 Closed Until Further Notice

   

Page 125 of 419


Meet-The-Team-white

Laura-WXRD Scott-WXRD Brent-WXRD
LAURA WALUSZKO
Region News Team
SCOTT ROSENBERG
Region News Team
BRENT BROWN
Region News Team
Jay-WXRD Karl-WXRD Annie-WXRD
JAY STEVENS
Region News Team
KARL BERNER
Region News Team
ANNIE FOX
Region News Team

Recent-Newscast-white

Flash is not supported on this device. If you wish to listen to this audio, you must download and play an mp3 using an mp3 player on your device. CLICK HERE