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Police Release Photos in Armed Robbery

Porter County Sheriffs Police have released surveillance images from an armed robbery in South Haven at the Family Express in the 300 block of Highway 6 at about 11:30 Saturday night. Police say the suspect displayed a handgun to the...

Body Found on Fire, Victim Had Been Shot

In Gary, the Lake County Coroners office says an individual whose body was found on fire in a vacant home early Wednesday sustained multiple gunshot wounds in an apparent homicide. Gary Police Public Information Officer Corporal Gabrielle King says shortly...


ArcelorMittal Dune/Swale and Walking Trail

arcelormittal walk path dedication
(Photo Courtesy of Brent Brown)
A seven-acre site was dedicated today at ArcelorMittal's Global Research and Development Center, in East Chicago, for the opening of its dune and swale restoration project and walking trail. Susan MiHalo, Conservation Coordinator with the...


Charges Pending Against Suspect in Valpo Homicide

valpo homicide
(Photo Courtesy of Brent Brown)
In Valparaiso, police continue to investigate the county's first homicide of 2014. Chief Michael Brickner says the suspect, a 32-year-old man, is in custody and at this time charges are pending. Chief Brickner...


Armed Robbery in Lake Station

In Lake Station, police are investigating an armed robbery at Rich's Gas Station in the 43-hundred block of Central Avenue early this morning (Wednesday April 2). Police responded shortly after 5:30 am. Authorities say a male subject entered the business...

Gary Police Say Body Found on Fire

An unidentified body was found on fire after crews were called out to a vacant home in Gary overnight. Gary Police Corporal Public Information Officer Gabrielle King told the Region News Team today that shortly after midnight, officers responded to...

Merrillville May Commit to South Shore Expansion

  In Lake County, Merrillville is one of nine municipalities yet to commit funds to the proposed South Shore expansion – though that is looking likely to change soon. Today's Times reports Merrillville's Redevelopment Commission is recommending that the Town...

Valparaiso Police Investigate Homicide

Valparaiso Police report they are investigating a homicide. Officers were dispatched shortly before 5-o'clock this morning to the 3100 block of Black Partridge for a subject who'd received a gunshot wound. Police say when they arrived they learned that a...


Portage Debates, Approves Tax Break

A tax break for MonoSol LLC was approved by the Portage City Council Tuesday night following heated debate. Although it eventually passed, there was concern over a ten-year, 100-percent abatement on personal property or equipment, something that had never been...

Seed Company Adding Jobs in Indiana

The country's largest family-owned seed company has announced plans to expand their headquarters and operations in central Indiana, creating up to one-hundred new jobs by 2017.  Beck's Hybrids in downstate Atlanta, Indiana, plans to begin hiring for positions this summer.  ...

Unidentified Individual Found Dead in Gary

Gary Police and Fire and Lake County CSI are investigating a death in Lake County. The Lake County Coroners office was dispatched to the 18-hundred block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary at one-o'clock this morning, where an individual whose name,...

Visclosky Issues Statement on S Shore Expansion

  Indiana Congressman Pete Visclosky has announced he is moving forward with the proposed South Shore expansion. The Congressman had asked every municipality in Lake County to pledge funds toward extending the commuter line eight-miles south to Dyer, and although...

Gary City Councilman Sentenced

  A Gary city councilman has been sentenced to three months in prison for tax evasion. Officials say 42-year-old Ronier Scott pleaded guilty in federal court to two misdemeanor counts of willfully failing to file income tax returns for the...

Gary's Historic Ambassador Apts Slated for Demolition

The wrecking ball could come to a historic building in Gary as soon as this Fall. The city's redevelopment commission is holding a public hearing today on the demolition of the long-abandoned and once grand Ambassador Apartments in the 500...

Report: Indiana Leads US in Meth Lab Seizures

Newly-released statistics show Indiana led the country in meth-lab seizures last year. According to a report assembled by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were just under 18-hundred incidents reported in Indiana in 2013. Indiana was followed by Tennessee, Missouri,...

New Bike Bridges Going Up in Hammond

Some streets will temporarily close in Hammond so crews can build new bridges for bike paths. Work will affect 165th Street just east of Lyman Avenue along the Monon path beginning today weather permitting. Street closures are scheduled April 9th...

Voter Registration Deadline Nears

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding Hoosiers that this Monday, April 7 is the deadline to register to vote in the May 6th Primary Election. Hoosiers can visit IndianaVoters-dot-com to verify, update, or start a voter registration. Military...

Gary Mayor Celebrates Volunteerism

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(Photos Courtesy of the City of Gary. ABOVE: KFW addresses
volunteers and Sojourner Truth House clients after presenting
the National Day of Service Proclamation. BELOW: KFW (2 nd on
the right, seated) assists with a mailing with RSVP volunteers.)
kfw day of service 2

Three WCC Staff Honored for Assisting Stranded Motorist

Three high school equivalency program teachers at the Westville Correctional Facility were honored last week for their selfless act in assisting a stranded motorist. Public Information Officer John Schrader says Adam Brown, Bill Frazier and David McLiver car pool to...

Coats: We Need the Real Obamacare Numbers

coats on fox news
(Photo Courtesy of the Office of US Senator Dan Coats)
President Obama, appearing in the White House Rose Garden this afternoon, announced that sign-ups under the Affordable Care Act had exceeded the initial goal of 7 million. 
Indiana US Senator...

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