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Pelath: Session So Far an Unproductive Failure

Indiana House Democratic leader Scott Pelath, of Michigan City, on Friday spoke on how this session of the General Assembly has not been productive. Pelath says the Republican majorities in the State House and Senate have rejected the Governor's bad...
 

Munster PD Investigating Incident of Shots Fired Late Friday

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Police in Munster are seeking the public's help for information regarding several shots being fired from a disabled vehicle late Friday night. Munster Police report they were dispatched to the scene at 11:40pm, in the 82-hundred block of Highland Place,...

 

Drug Kingpin El Chapo Guzman Captured

The pressure to extradite Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appears to be mounting. Guzman, captured over the weekend, has been indicted for drug trafficking in several jurisdictions across the US. ABC News reports the cartel's reach allegedly stretched well beyond Mexico....
 

First of Three Valpo Next Workshops Begins Tonight

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Starting today three "Big Idea" workshops begin on a local initiative known as Valpo Next. The city is reaching out to the community asking, 'What do you want Valpo to look like in ten, twenty or thirty years?' Valpo Next...
 

Home Heating Help for Hoosiers in Winter's Grip

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Mother Nature continues its firm winter grip on Indiana, and energy costs are stressing already-stretched budgets. But there is still plenty of time for low-income residents to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
According to Ed Gerardo,...

 

Healthy Indiana Plan Gets National Attention

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Governor Mike Pence met with the Secretary of Health and Human Services in Washinton D.C. on Friday to discuss how the state's Healthy Indiana Plan could be used to bring health coverage to more Hoosiers.
 
According to the governor's...

 

Former Merrillville Town Councilman Indicted

A Former Merrillville Town Councilman indicted by a Lake County grand jury on a charge of forgery Thursday, turns himself in to authorities at the Lake County Jail on Friday.
According to published reports, the indictment stems from an investigation by Indiana...

 

South Shore CVA to partner with Jasper Co Tourism

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The South Shore Convention and Visitor's Authority has signed on with the Jasper County Tourism Commission to help develop a branding package to promote tourism there.
 
According to a press release, the CVA's board of directors approved the contract...
 

ISP Accepting Applications for Regional Dispatcher

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The Indiana State Police Lowell Post is accepting applications for a Regional Dispatcher position at its Regional Dispatch Center that operates there.
According to an ISP press release, successful applicants must be able to receive, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch
...
 

Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Valparaiso Man


An Icy road is the apparent cause of a single vehicle accident overnight that claimed the life of a Valparaiso man and injured a passenger riding in the vehicle.

 
Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says shortly after 4:30 Saturday morning...

 

Gallup Ranks N. Dakota Happiest Place to Live in US

The pollsters at Gallup are out with a new survey ranking the happiest and unhappiest places to live. ABC News reports it's the happiest state in the country and for the first time in five years, it wasn't Hawaii. A...
   

Pelath Blasts Proposal to Build Soccer Stadium in Indy

The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee has approved a proposal to put state dollars toward the construction of a soccer stadium in downtown Indianapolis. Indiana State Representative Scott Pelath, of Michigan City, who reacted to the proposal today on...

   

Reward Offered for Info into Murder at Piatak Meats

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives along with the Merrillville Police Department and Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force announced today the reward of up to ten-thousand dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the...
   

MC PD Add Two Men to Top Ten Most Wanted List

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Michigan City Police are updating their Top Ten Most Wanted list after announcing today (Friday) the 315 th and 316 th arrests since the program's inception in 2004....
   

Two Flood Warning Locations for Kankakee River in NWI

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Flood Warnings continue for the Kankakee River at two separate locations in northwest Indiana. The National Weather Service reports minor flooding is occurring on the Kankakee River at Shelby. Flood stage for the river there is nine-feet and as of...
   

Learn the Best Fishing Spots in the National Lakeshore

Those interested in learning about where the best fishing spots are in the National Lakeshore and surrounding areas should check out a program taking place tomorrow. Officials report a presentation will be held from 1pm-to-2pm, at the Indiana Dunes National...
   

Vandals Shoot Windows at Gary Train Station

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NICTD Transit Police are seeking the public's help in locating two suspects who shot and destroyed three windows at the Adam Benjamin Metro Center in downtown Gary Monday afternoon. Authorities report around 2pm Monday,...

   

Same-Sex Marriage Licenses in Cook Co Now Available

A federal judge is fast-tracking Illinois' gay marriage law. ABC News reports same sex marriage was passed in Illinois in December, and is supposed to go in effect in June of this year. But, US District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman,...
   

Update on Free Sandbags for LaPorte Co Residents

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As a precaution due to the high risk of flooding in LaPorte County, LaPorte County Emergency Management on Thursday announced three locations have been made available for residents living in high risk flood areas of the county to receive free...
   

NIRPC OKs Bikes on Trains Study

Region planners want to see if bringing bikes on South Shore trains is doable. NIRPC's Executive Board Thursday agreed to add a feasibility study to their short-term transportation plan. There's a lot of support for the plan, but a number...
   

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