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Police-Involved Shooting in Hobart

In Hobart, a police-involved shooting is under investigation. Hobart Police say during the late night hours Thursday night, a Hobart Police officer observed a shooting take place between two vehicles in the 16-hundred block of East 62nd Avenue, near the...

Celebration Banquet for Marquette Catholic State Champs

The celebrations continue for the Class-A State Champs Marquette Catholic in Michigan City, and the public is invited to be a part of it. The Blazers beat Barr-Reeve 70-66 in overtime at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis in March to...

Intersection to be Named in Honor of Fallen Officer

In south Lake County, officials from Lowell, the Lake County Sheriffs Department and Lake County Fraternal Order of Police will be among those gathering this Saturday (May 3rd) at 11 am to dedicate an intersection on the western edge of...

219: Pinewood Deby Rolls Saturday

Ready, Set, Race... The Cub Scout District Pinewood Derby is set to kick off Saturday at 4pm at Fairgrounds Park in Valpo. Jim Pysh (Fish) Assistant Scout Master with Troop 920 says i t is estimated over 50-million Boy Scouts...

Hebron Schools Try Again with Referendum

In Hebron, school officials will be trying again next week, asking residents of the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township for a property tax increase to help fund schools. A similar referendum failed by four votes last year. Teacher and...

Crown Point Police Investigate Metal Thefts

  In Crown Point, police are investigating the thefts of metal from a residential and business location last Friday (Apr 23rd). Police say copper wire was reported stolen from below a deck in a homeowner's back yard in the 200...

Town of Munster Traffic Alert

The Town of Munster reports Canadian National Railroad has informed the Munster Public Works Department that it will be repening the at-grade crossing located on White Oak Avenue in Munster on Tuesday May 6th.  Officials say the reopening date has...

Two Men Killed in Shootings

Authorities say two men were killed in separate shootings in Gary Thursday. The Lake County Coroners office says 20-year-old Alvis Moore of Gary received multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:30 Thursday afternoon in the...

AUDIO: Hobart Residents Input Sought for Ten Year Plan

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The City of Hobart is establishing a ten-year comprehensive plan from 2015 through 2025 to develop initiatives and polices is asking its residents for their input. City Planner Sergio Mendoza told the Region News Team six sessions have been scheduled...

Airlines Trying to Get You to Pay More to Fly

Airlines are trying to get you to pay more for your tickets. ABC News reports Rick Seany at FareCompare says the airlines have tried to raise ticket prices eleven times this year... 4 of the attempts have been successful. He...

Public Invited to Use EC PD for Transactions with Strangers

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The East Chicago Police Department is inviting the public to use their parking lot or lobby when they meet with total strangers to take part in transactions of items that have been advertised over the internet, in classified ads and...

Officer Placed on Leave After Video Shows Him Hit K-9

A K-9 police officer with the Hammond Police Department has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation after a YouTube video surfaced on Wednesday which appears to show the officer hit and lift the dog off the ground by...

Facebook to Soon Let Users Test Drive Apps

Facebook founder Marc Zuckerberg is pledging to put control and power back into people's hands, with new features coming soon to his website. ABC News reports the new feature called anonymous login lets you test drive an app, without creating...

No Injuries After House Fire in Portage

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No injuries were reported after an early morning fire this morning to a single-story home in Portage. Portage Fire Chief Tom Fieffer told the Region News Team the cause of the fire, in the 58-hundred block of Stagecoach Road in...

One Dead After House Fire In Michigan City

A house fire in Michigan City this morning resulted in one fatality. Michigan City Fire Department Public Information Officer Mark Baker told the Region News Team a friend of the tenant's who were renting the home, in the 200 block...

Lowell Master Trooper Detective Retiring After 34 Yrs

After more than three-decades of service, Detective Stan Marovich with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Indiana State Police in Lowell is retiring. During Marovich’s thirty-four years he was also a Field Training Officer, Distinguished Expert Marksman, obtained a million...

Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

In Lake County Criminal Court, a 34-year-old man accused of murdering his parents pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Charges were filed against Thomas Snow in the deaths of Clifford Snow, a retired Hammond Morton High School teacher, and Joyce Snow. Lake...

Gary Police Investigate Shooting Death

In Gary, police are investigating a shooting death. The Lake County Coroners office says a 34-year-old Gary man identified as Clifton Morrow Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 4 am today at West 9th Place and Taney...

Torching at Prison Kitchen for Religious Purposes

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A historic event at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City Wednesday involved a rabbi with a 5-foot flame thrower. Rabbi Menachem Fellig from Miami, Florida was at the Prisoner’s Dining Area with a propane torch in hand, to make...

Audio: Indiana US Senator Joe Donnelly

Indiana Democratic US Senator Joe Donnelly voted to move forward debate to raise the federal minimum wage by about three dollars, to 10-dollars-10-cents, but the Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed. Senator Donnelly talked to the Region News...

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