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Crash Closes the SB I-65 Exit Ramp to 61st Avenue

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Mixed precipitation reportedly falling in the area may have contributed to a crash where a passenger vehicle spun out into a guardrail on the exit ramp to 61st Avenue from southbound I-65.

According to INDOT, the SB I-65 exit...


Traction Problems for Tractor Trailer Rigs on area roads

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The Indiana Department of Transportation is reporting that a stalled semi forced the closure of the westbound Interstate 80/94 exit ramp to southbound Calumet for a little while
this morning (Sat. Feb.1, 2014).

Snow packed roads due to heavy snowfall...


Traveling will be Hazardous in the Region

Traveling will be Hazardous in the Region
INDOT is urging drivers to slow down and increase the distance between other vehicles as a number of spin outs have been reported across the Region this morning including a recent accident westbound I-80/94 at the Illinois state line.  The...


Blaze near Hegewisch Station Delays Trains Friday

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Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a rail car auto hauler in the Hegewisch neighborhood just after 7 p.m. last night. Published reports say fire fighters had trouble putting out the fire near

Parking Restrictions to Go in Effect in Michigan City

A snow removal parking restriction will go into effect for Michigan City starting 12 noon CST today Saturday, February 1, 2014.  A press release for Mayor Ron Meer's office says with heavy snowfall in the forecast this weekend and again possibly...

Suspects Charged in Numerous LaPorte Co Burglaries

Chad Sobolewski
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Above: Chad Sobolewski. Below: Shawn Sobolewski)
Two suspects were arrested today regarding a number of burglaries in and around LaPorte County. Michigan City Police report 34 year old Shawn Sobolewski and 31 year old...

Police Seek Help to Locate Armed Robbery Suspect

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Police in Portage are seeking the public's help regarding an armed robbery that occurred this morning. Portage Police report the incident took place at 4:20am, at the Family Express Gas Station in the...


New Call Back, One Ring Scam Circulating

The Porter County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of a one-ring scam circulating. Public Information Officer, Sgt. Larry LaFlower says victims receive a call and the scammers either leave a message asking you to call them back or no message...


Snow Ordinance Reminder for Unincorporated Porter Co

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Portions of northwest Indiana are under a Winter Storm Warning, including Porter County, which is why the Porter County Sheriff's Office wants to remind residents of the snow ordinance that goes into effect for the unincorporated areas of the county...

NWS Downgrades Total Snow Amounts for NW Indiana

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has downgraded the total snow accumulation anticipated due to the winter storm in northwest Indiana. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from tonight to tomorrow night for Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties. Total...

Tallian Town Hall Meetings Saturday Will Take Place

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Despite another winter storm expected in northwest Indiana, two town hall meeting scheduled for tomorrow with Indiana State Senator Karen Tallian, of Portage, will still take place according to members...


Hammond FD Rescues Woman From Fire

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A woman was rescued from a house fire this morning in Hammond, in the 65-hundred block of Rhode Island Avenue, on the east side of the city. Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Margraf says the woman was initially taken to St....

Lake Co Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Official Misconduct

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An eight-year veteran of the Lake County Sheriff's Department was indicted on Thursday on a felony charge of official misconduct. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports Sam Orlich Jr. was booked and...

Lake, Porter Upgraded to Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Storm Warning that includes Lake and Porter Counties in northwest Indiana taking effect tonight at 9 CST and continuing through 6 pm CST Saturday evening.  Newton, Jasper and La Porte...


Merrillville Fire Ruled Arson

Merrillville Fire Chief Ed Yerga says a fire that damaged a business building in the eight-thousand block of Tyler Street Wednesday night has been ruled arson. Yerga told the Region News Team that investigators determined there were multiple points of...

Man with Gun, Ammunition Arrested at Purdue Calumet

Authorities say a man with a handgun and ammunition was arrested on the campus of Purdue University Calumet in Hammond. University spokesman Wes Lukoshus says in response to a stalking complaint by a residential female student, Purdue Calumet police officers...

Crash Closes Cline Ramp Overnight

In Hammond overnight, a semi crash had the Interstate 80/94 east bound entrance ramp to Cline Avenue closed for about four and a half hours. Indiana State Police Lowell Post say a preliminary investigation revealed that shortly after midnight a...

Indiana Influenza Deaths Reach 30

The number of influenza-related deaths in Indiana this season has reached 30. St. Joseph and Marion Counties have each experienced six deaths.  The state does not report counties with fewer than five flu-related deaths.  Flu activity continues to be widespread...

Yahoo Investigates Email Breach

ABC News reports tens of millions of Yahoo users are potentially affected by the latest security breach. No word yet on how many accounts are affected but the company announced Thursday that some customers' usernames and passwords have been stolen...

House Fire in Hammond

Fire crews in Hammond were at the scene of a house fire this morning in the 65-hundred block of Rhode Island Avenue on the east side of the city. Fire officials say a woman was rescued from the burning structure...

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