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Lake County Opens Bids on E-911 Tower, Call Center

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Several contractors are vying to be part of Lake County's new E-911 public safety communications system build-out. The Lake County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday and opened four bids on construction of a communications tower. The board also opened...

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Local Carpenters Union Volunteers Help Retiree

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Members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) recently built a wheelchair ramp for the wife of a former IKORCC member.  Roy Ruehl requested a wheelchair ramp on the outside of his house to accommodate his wife. Ruehl retired...

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Visitation Today, Funeral Friday for Indianapolis Officer

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Prosecutors in Marion County have filed a murder charge against the man accused of fatally shooting an Indianapolis police officer Saturday night. Police say 25-year-old Major Davis Jr. of Indianapolis fired on 51-year-old Officer Perry Renn with an assault rifle....

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State Won't Recognize Recent Same-Sex Marriages

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Same-sex marriages performed around the Region and the state in the hours and days after a federal court overturned Indiana's ban on gay marriage are not to be recognized by state agencies. The directive by Governor Mike Pence applies only...

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Hundreds Ride in Rose Run for Fallen Officer

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Hundreds of motorcycle riders took part in a Rose Run from Portage to Gary Wednesday to remember slain Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield. They traveled to the Gary Public Safety Facility at 555 Polk Street, where each rider laid a...

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Visclosky Announces Grant Award for East Chicago FD

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First District Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced the East Chicago Fire Department has been awarded a 126-thousand dollar grant under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. Congressman Visclosky says, “firefighters are public servants who put their...

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Valpo Comcast Service Center to Close August 15th

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Comcast will close its only Porter County location next month. The service center located at 17 North Washington Street is scheduled to close on August 15 th due to more customers doing business online as opposed to physically going to...

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NW Indiana Native Named as New Deputy Chief of Staff

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A northwest Indiana native is one of four people named today as new deputy chiefs of staff to Indiana Governor Mike Pence in his executive office to better serve agencies and the public. Danielle McGrath will join the Governor's Office...

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Keep Spray-On Sunscreen Away From Kids

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If you're trying to protect your kids from the sun, you should stay away from sunscreen that comes in a spray bottle - so says Consumer Reports. ABC News reports the concern with spray-on sunscreen is kids might breathe it...

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Valpo Man Charged with Filming Nude 15 Year Old Girl

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A Valparaiso man has been charged with child exploitation and possession of child pornography after allegedly hiding a cell phone in the bedroom of a 15 year old girl to film her naked. The Times reports the girl told police...

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Reward Offered for Info in Death of Gary Police Officer

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Lake County Sheriff John Buncich announced today that a ten-thousand dollar reward is being offered for any information leading to the conviction of a suspect or suspects in the fatal shooting of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield. Westerfield,...

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Body of Woman Found in Car in Gary Identified

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The body of a black female discovered on Monday in the trunk of a car in the woods of the two-thousand block of East 22 nd Place and Iowa Street in Gary has been identified. Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey...

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Search Continues for Missing Woman in St. Joseph River

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The search continues for a missing 25 year old South Bend woman on the Saint Joseph River. Indiana Conservation Police report they, along with South Bend Police and Fire, responded to reports of a woman in the river calling for...

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Pence Receives Transportation Infrastructure Report

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence today accepted a 118 page report from the Blue Ribbon panel on Transportation Infrastructure detailing recommendations for Indiana's next generation of transportation infrastructure, including water, air, road and rail. The panel offered 25 recommendations related to...

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3 Vehicles, 2 Homes Damaged in Alcohol-Related Crash

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Two homes and a total of three vehicles were damaged as the result of an alcohol-related crash Monday night in LaPorte. Police report it was determined that one of the damaged vehicles, operated by a 58 year old LaPorte man,...

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West Nile Virus Activity Confirmed in Indiana

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State health officials have confirmed the first signs of West Nile virus activity in Indiana for 2014 on opposite sides of the state. Mosquitoes in Marshall County in northern Indiana and Pike County in southwest Indiana have tested positive for...

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Officials Announce Everest College in Merrillville to Close

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Corinthian Colleges has announced it has signed an operating agreement with the U.S. Department of Education that will result in the closure of twelve schools across eleven states, including Everest College in Merrillville. Under the terms, Corinthian will also put...

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Purdue Unveils Ross-Ade South End Zone Plans

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In West Lafayette, Purdue has unveiled plans for the Ross-Ade South End Zone.  The space at the university's football stadium is being turned into a patio after the bleachers were removed last month. It will be available to football season-ticket...

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Region Communities on Safest Places List

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Four Region communities have made a top ten list of safest communities in the state. A blog article at the real estate research site Movoto considered all places in Indiana with populations of ten-thousand or more, according to the 2010...

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LaPorte's Luhr County Park Still Closed from Storms

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In LaPorte, Mayor Blair Milo reports Luhr County Park remains temporarily closed after severe storms that pounded the Region early last week. A post at the county park Facebook page says due to major storm damage to facilities and...

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