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More Ignition Switch Related Recalls for GM

General Motors announced another new recall today and it's for the same problem that has plagued other cars. ABC News reports GM is recalling an additional three million cars for problems with ignition switches. Something as simple as striking a...

Man Arrested After Stabbing Outside LaPorte Bar

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A man was stabbed during an incident outside JJ's Sideout Bar and Grill early Sunday morning. LaPorte Police report officers were called to the scene at 3:18am, and upon arrival observed a large...

LaPorte Man in Custody on Preliminary Murder Charge

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A 47 year old LaPorte man was taken into custody on a preliminary charge of murder after an apparent homicide. LaPorte Police report officers responded to a residence in the one-hundred block of...

Plans Announced for Crisis Assistance Summer Cooling Program

A summer cooling program which has traditionally provided a 50-dollar benefit directly to utility companies for households who qualified for and participated in the recent winter heating assistance program will not take place this year. The Indiana Housing and Community...

Gabriel's Horn Receives Bedroom Furniture Donation

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Last week Franciscan Medical Specialists Sleep Lab donated two complete bedroom furniture sets to Gabriel's Horn, a short-term shelter for homeless woman and their children in Valparaiso. Mignon Kennedy, Executive Director of Gabriel's Horn,...

Help Sought to ID Men Who Stole Lottery Scratch-Off Tickets

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The Lake County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying two black male subjects allegedly responsible for the theft of several hundred dollars worth of Hoosier Lottery scratch-off tickets from...

Apparent Homicide in La Porte

The La Porte Police Department is conducting an investigation into what they say is an apparent homicide in the 100 block of McClung Road. Detectives say the body of a female was recovered an an male subject was taken into...

Region's Popovich Wins 5th Title with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs won the NBA championship with a 104-87 victory over the Miami Heat last night, giving the franchise, and their storied coach, a 5th NBA title overall. Coach Greg Popovich, a Region Native and Merrillville High School...

Merrillville Plans to Fight Blight

In Merrillville, a committee has been formed to curb blight and address the issue of vacant and abandoned homes. The town is working on putting together a list of such properties for possible acquisition. According to the Times today, the...

Crown Point to Host City Wide Garage Sale

This year the City of Crown Point is hosting a City Wide Garage Sale during festival days. Residents can register their sale via the city's website. The City Wide Garage Sale runs Thursday June 19th through Sunday June 22nd. There...

Temporary Busing for South Shore Wire Upgrades

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Today (June 16) through this Friday (June 20) Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District reports they're temporarily busing passengers between South Bend and Carroll Avenue in Michigan City as the commuter line upgrades a segment of their overhead wire system east...

Illinois Man Killed in Toll Road Crash

An Aurora, Illinois, man is dead after a crash on the Indiana Toll Road in LaPorte County Sunday evening. Indiana State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that shortly before 7:30 the car was westbound in the left lane when...

Reassignments in Hammond Schools

In Hammond, five principals and some teachers have been reassigned to new roles within the school district. The changes are the result of Indiana's new school accountability rules, which placed certain Hammond schools into the turnaround process for academic improvement...

Two Young Brothers Drown in Hobart

The Lake County Coroners office says two young brothers from Gary drowned over the weekend. They were identified as 9-year-old Donel Smith and 8-year-old Terrion Smith. The boys had reportedly gone into an area of water in the four-thousand block...

US Army Celebrates 239th Birthday

The U.S. Army's 239...

June 14th is Flag Day

Today, June 14th, is Flag Day, a national observance to commemorate the adoption of the flag of the United States in 1777. To read more about the day's origns, click here: ...

Cedar Lake Man Dies After Motorcycle Accident

The Lake County Coroners office reports that a 34-year-old Cedar Lake man has died from blunt force trauma suffered in a motorcycle accident. Officials say the accident occurred in the 100 block of Wicker Avenue, or US 41, in Cedar...

Leaders Gather to Chart Airport's Future

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Community leaders and representatives from the Region business community gathered at IU Northwest Friday to chart a course for future development in and around Gary/Chicago International Airport. The intensive planning forum, or charrette, was hosted by the city of Gary,...

Farmers Market Moves to Make Room for Corn Roast

Crown Point Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events is announcing that this Saturday only, June 14th, The Farmer’s Market will be taking place in the parking lot of The Super Bowl Bowling Alley located at 218 S East St from...

Man Dies After Munster Fire

Officials say a Munster man who suffered serious burns in a house fire in the eight-thousand block of Kooy Drive in March has died. Authorities say 31-year-old Daniel Witting was taken to a local hospital then airlifted to a Chicago...

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