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Crash takes the Life of Dyer Woman near Crete, Il

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Police continue to investigate a two vehicle crash that killed a Dyer Woman in the Crete area early Thursday morning.
Published reports say about 5:40 a.m., 29 year-old Sarah Sanaghan was westbound on Burville Road and had stopped at the...

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Authorities Continue to Investigate Woman's Death

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Authorities continue to try to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of an unidentified woman, who appears to have been middle-aged, found in a reportedly vacant home in the Midtown section of the city Wednesday morning. The Lake County Coroners...

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Crown Point Police to Host 'Coffee with a Cop'

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The Crown Point Police Department will be hosting “Coffee with a Cop” from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m at the Crown Point Civic Center, located at 101 South East St on March 18, 2014. “This will be a great opportunity for...

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Tim Wilson, 'Bob and Tom' Comedian, 1961-2014

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Tim Wilson [Photo credit/Jim Minteer]
Fans of the nationally-syndicated Indianapolis-based Bob & Tom Show, heard on Radio One Communications radio station X-Rock 103.9 (103.9 FM) were saddened by news today that a regular guest on the show, comedian Tim Wilson,...

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Porter Health Names New CEO

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Porter Health Names New CEO
Stephen Lunn
The Board of Directors of Porter Health Care System today announced Stephen Lunn as their new CEO effective March 24. Since 2011, Lunn has served as CEO of Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois. It was announced...

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East Chicago Warming Shelter

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The City of East Chicago Emergency Management Agency has announced that due to the extreme cold Heritage Hall Community Center at 4506 Tod Avenue will be a designated warming shelter again today (Thursday, February 27, 2014) from 4:00 pm to...

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Oil Fire Doused at Port of Indiana

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Shortly after 5 am today (Thursday Feb 27), the Portage Fire Department says crews were dispatched to a large fire in an oil pit at the Feralloy Corporation at 600 George Nelson Drive in the Port of Indiana. Portage Fire Division...

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Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Woman

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The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman who they say may have been related to or a friend of convicted murderer John Davis Smith. Investigators...

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Purdue Cal, North Central Talking Merger

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Chancellors from Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central Wednesday announced they are preparing a plan to merge administrations, including eventually having one chancellor, while maintaining the campuses in Hammond and Westville, which are about 35 miles apart.  Open forums were...

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Solution Sought to Preserve Senior Service

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Local government leaders and health care providers are working to see what can be done to find funding and help elderly and handicapped residents who rely on transportation services provided by the LaPorte County Council on Aging, The Times reports...

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Ice Rescue Training

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Members of the Chesterton, Portage and Porter fire departments joined the US Coast Guard for ice rescue training on Lake Michigan this week, near the Coast Guard station and Washington Park in Michigan City. Coast Guard officials say ice rescue...

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Investigation into Death of Jane Doe in Gary

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Authorities in Gary, the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Lake County Coroner's Office are investigating the death of an unknown woman. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports just after 8:30 this morning, they were dispatched to the 15-hundred block...

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Station Chief for US Geological Survey Retires

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The Station Chief for the US Geological Survey, and former Chief Scientist at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, will officially retire Friday, February 28th. Dr. Richard Whitman told the Region News Team one of the biggest challenges that has faced water...

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Semi from Earlier Roll-over Still Backing up NB I-65

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Crews can be seen still off-loading a semi that rolled onto it's side shortly before 3 p.m. CST Wednesday while traveling on the northbound I-65 entrance ramp to westbound I-80/94. 

Indiana State Police at the Lowell post report the driver...

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Man Accused of Robbery Turns Himself In

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A man accused of robbing a woman of her purse in a grocery store parking lot in Highland is now in custody. Highland Police report the suspect, Joseph Pawlus, turned himself in today and faces one-count of battery and one-count...

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Over-turned Semi On Ramp to WB I-80/94 from NB I-65

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All northbound lanes Interstate 65 are backing up due to an over-turned semi tractor-trailer off onto the right shoulder and ditch of the northbound I-65 on ramp to westbound I-80/94, as can be seen in above photo.  


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Donnelly Discusses Bill to Help Hoosier Veterans

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Indiana US Senator Joe Donnelly today highlighted key provisions that would help support Hoosier veterans and their families in a comprehensive veterans bill the Senate is considering this week. Senator Donnelly says the bill would require the Department of Veterans...

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LaPorte Man Found Dead in Motel Room

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A 21 year old LaPorte man was found dead inside his motel room Tuesday afternoon. LaPorte Police report officers responded to Travelodge, in the 400 block of Pine Lake Avenue, just before 12:30pm, to check on the welfare of a...

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Coats: Tax Reform Needs to Happen

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House Republicans say they want a simpler tax code. The House Ways and Means Committee produced its draft today calling for closing loopholes, reducing the number of income taxes brackets to just two ... 10 and 25 percent ... and...

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This Winter Tied for 5th Coldest Ever in Chicago

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Another round of the polar vortex for the Midwest and northwest Indiana. ABC News Meteorologist Ginger Zee reports much of the nation awoke this morning with Wind chill advisories streching from Montana to Ohio. Chicago felt like 15 below and...

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