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Preliminary Report Released on Chicago Train Crash

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The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the Chicago train crash that injured 30 people last month. ABC News reports the NTSB says the train was traveling at 26 miles an hour when it crossed a...

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Man in LaPorte Struck by Train and Survives

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Police in LaPorte report a warrant is being sought to charge a man struck by a train Thursday night with criminal trespass and public intoxication. Police report officers were called to the Madison Street crossing around 8pm and searched for...

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Trooper Honored for Largest US Khat Seizure of 2013

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(Photos Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post.
ABOVE: from left to right Sheriff Jim Bauman of Logan
County, South Dakota presenting Trooper Aaron Trammel
Indiana State Police with the award.)
A Senior Trooper with the Indiana State Police Lowell...

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Highland Vs Hobart HS Baseball at US Steel Yard Postponed

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High School baseball scheduled to take place this evening at the US Steel Yard has been postponed. Inclement weather is forcing tonight's match up between Highland High School and Hobart High School to be rescheduled for this Wednesday, April 9 ...

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Sandin Manufacturing Expanding MC Facility

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A longstanding wire rope and cable product manufacturing company in Michigan City announced today a 28-thousand square-foot expansion to their current 50-thousand square-foot facility. Sandin Manufacturing reports construction begins immediately and is expected to be completed this fall, with the hiring...

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Great Lakes Ice Cover Hurting Iron Ore Shipments

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Ice cover not seen in over 30-years, is interrupting iron ore shipments from Great Lakes freighters and even caused U.S. Steel Gary Works to temporarily idle its blast furnaces and operations. A company spokesperson reports ships were able to bring...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Martin Castro

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A 33 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for failing to appear on a homicide charge is the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force “Fugitive of the...

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Fiery Semi Crash on Indiana Toll Road

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In LaPorte County, an early morning crash on the Indiana Toll Road closed all lanes east bound when a semi loaded with potatoes went out of control, rolled over, and caught fire....

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Indiana Work Zone Awareness Week Apr 7-11

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Today is the first day of Work Zone Awareness Week in Indiana.  Motorists in the Hoosier state face fines of up to one-thousand dollars for speeding and up to five-thousand dollars for driving recklessly through work zones. Officials say drivers...

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Teen Arrested in South Haven Armed Robbery

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Porter County Sheriffs Police say an arrest has been made in a March 29th armed robbery at a Family Express in South Haven. Authorities say a 17-year-old boy from Gary was arrested last Thursday at the Portage Police Station after...

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Sheriffs PD, FBI Investigate Roselawn Bank Robbery

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The Newton County Sheriffs Department is working with federal authorities to investigate a bank robbery in DeMotte. Police say at about 2:30 this past Friday afternoon, officers were dispatched to a robbery call at the DeMotte State Bank on State...

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Tyson Recalls Chicken Nugget Products

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Missouri-based Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.  Here's more information from the FSIS: ...

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Indiana State Police Offer Summer Youth Camps

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The 2014 Indiana State Police Summer Youth Camps will soon be in session.  The summer youth camps are for students entering grades 5 through 12. Indiana State Police say campers learn teamwork skills while gaining self-confidence and teach students that...

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Valparaiso Lifts Frost Law

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Another sign of Spring actually being here... in Valparaiso, the frost law that was in effect has been lifted. City officials say as of last Friday, April 4...

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Fiery Rollover Crash in LaPorte County

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A fiery accident in LaPorte County early this morning shut down all eastbound lanes of the Indiana Toll Road. A semi reportedly carrying a load of potatoes rolled over just before 4 am just east of US 421, near mile...

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Man Injured in Rollover Crash

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Indiana State Police say a 58-year-old Hobart man lost control of his pick-up, rolling the truck over the concrete barrier wall on I-94 near Portage shortly before 5-o'clock this morning. According to a preliminary investigation the driver of a 1998...

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Lake Population Declines, Porter Rises

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Lake County had the biggest drop in population of all 92 counties in the state last year, with a loss of over 16-hundred residents, according to new data from the US Census Bureau. An analysis by the Indiana Business Research...

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Body Found in Local Lake

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It's not known yet whether the body of a woman found in a small lake in the town of Porter is that of a 33-year-old Michigan doctor who disappeared in early December. Indiana State Police say shortly after 7 am...

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Microsoft Ending Support for Windows XP April 8

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Microsoft is ending technical support for Windows XP computers Tuesday April 8th. You'll have to pay to upgrade to a new operating system if you want your data to remain secure. Derek Meister, with the Geek Squad Online Support Team,...

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Valparaiso Police Add Two New K9s to Dept

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Officer Cordova and K9 Sabre; Officer Simpson and K9 Rico
The Valparaiso Police Department has added two new K9s to the department.   Both dogs were purchased from FM K9 in Elkhart Indiana and both dogs are from Poland. Valparaiso’s newest...

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