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Jacob Dethroned as Top Name for Baby Boys

The list of most popular baby names is out....and there's a new one topping the list for the boys according to ABC News.
You know Daniel and Jordan and Michael and Ethan. William and Jayden and Mason and Liam. But...
 

Lake Co Spring Property Tax Bills Due Monday, May 12th

Lake County Treasurer John Petalas announced today (Friday) the Spring Property Tax Installment bills are due on Monday, May 12 th .
The bills can be paid at the main office of the Lake County Treasurer, at the Lake County...
 

16 Year Old Charged with Armed Robbery

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A Michigan City teen suspected of armed robbery was arrested without incident on Thursday. Michigan City Police report the 18 year old male victim told officers he walking in the 32-hundred block of Salem Court on Monday afternoon when the...
 

Alleged Knife Attack on Prairie Duneland Trail

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In Portage, police are investigating after a 20 year old man reported being attacked with a knife Thursday on the Prairie Duneland Trail, near County Line Road/Camelot Mobile Home Park. Chief Troy Williams says the man sustained superficial cuts and...
 

R.O.S.E Award Winners

R.O.S.E Award Winners
(Photo Courtesy of Indiana Dunes Tourism. Featured are the Indiana Dunes Tourism
R.O.S.E winners.)
Two northwest Indiana tourism bureau's presented their R.O.S.E Awards on Thursday. The awards recognize those who provide excellent service or otherwise go the extra mile to...
 

New Study on How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

A new study is offering new hope to parents who have trouble getting their kids to eat healthy foods. ABC News reports researchers at the University of Chicago, and Northwestern found kids are more likely to reject food if they...
 

Gary Man Wanted on Four Warrants Captured by K-9

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(Photo Courtesy of the Lake County Sheriff's Office)
A Gary man was taken into custody after fleeing officers on Thursday evening who were serving four active warrants on him. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports upon arrival, to the 23-hundred...
 

Governor Expresses Condolences in Work Zone Deaths

Indiana Governor Mike Pence expressed condolences for two construction workers killed in a work zone accident early today on Interstate 69 near Indianapolis.  Here is the statement from his office:
INDIANAPOLIS – A crash on southbound I-69 near Indianapolis has...
 

Two Highway Construction Workers Killed on I-69

Two highway construction workers in Indiana were killed in a work zone crash downstate early this morning. Indiana State Police say the Rieth Riley employees were contract workers for the Indiana Department of Transportation working on the road construction project...
 

Commuter Train Delayed by Suspicious Package

Chicago-bound South Shore Train 108 was delayed about fifteen minutes early today after transit police responded to the discovery of a suspicious package at the Miller station in Gary. Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Transit Police Chief Robert Byrd says...
 

ArcelorMittal Reports 1st Qtr 2014 $205M Net Loss

ArcelorMittal today reported a 205-million dollar net loss for the first quarter of 2014, down from a net loss of 345-million dollars for the same period in 2013. The steel and mining giant has local facilities in Gary, East Chicago,...
   

Historic Gary Building Joins Most Endangered List


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A new addition to the Indiana Landmarks Ten Most Endangered List is a historic building in downtown Gary. The Gary Heat, Light and Water warehouse, a remnant of the city's early beginnings, sits at 900 Madison Street. In the 1920s,...
   

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 10

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Letter carriers across the Region and around the state will be picking up more than mail this Saturday {May 10} – they'll also be collecting nonperishable food items from customers on their routes to be delivered to local food banks...
   

NW Ind Murder Suspect Arrested in Arizona

Authorities say an East Chicago man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a teenager in East Chicago in February has been arrested in Phoenix, Arizona. East Chicago Police say the US Marshals Service located the 19-year-old suspect, who's...
   

State Supreme Court to Hear Right-to-Work Appeal

The Indiana Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the state's right-to-work law in September, according to a report in The Times today. A Lake County judge ruled the statute as written violates the Indiana Constitution's guarantee of compensation...
   

Ivy Tech to Celebrate Record Number of Graduates

A record number of students -- nearly 20-thousand-400 -- are graduating from Ivy Tech statewide. The community college says the number represents an estimated increase of 22-percent over last year. The local commencement ceremony is this Saturday, May 10 at...
   

Lake County Sheriff's Dept Patrol Boat Repower

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The Lake County Sheriff's Department says a recently-completed upgrade of their marine patrol boat illustrates the importance of partnerships with governmental agencies as well as the private sector. Marine 1, a 1995 Silver Ships 36-foot patrol/search and rescue boat was...
   

Millions Wait to be Claimed in the Region

There's more than 48-million dollars in unclaimed property waiting to be claimed by Region residents – and of that, nearly 35-million dollars worth is in Lake County. That figure mostly represents cash assets like money sitting in savings and checking...
   

Click It or Ticket Campaign Begins Friday, May 9th

Numerous law enforcement agencies in northwest Indiana will be stepping up enforcement as part of an Operation Pull Over Blitz “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which begins tomorrow and continues through Sunday, June 1 st . The National Highway Traffic...
   

Volunteers Needed for Latest 5x5x5 Cleanup in Gary

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Volunteers are still needed for the City of Gary's latest Five-by-Five-by-Five Neighborhood Revitalization Project. City officials say Saturday's cleanup effort will take place in the Brunswick neighborhood and will cover 3 rd Avenue through 9 th Avenue and Clark Road...
   

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