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Valpo Road Closure for Water Main Replacement

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In Valparaiso, city officials say thirty-feet of Yellowstone Road is closed at the intersection of George Street 7 am to 5  pm today (Monday August 18) for water main replacement. There's no official detour.  Motorists are advised to use other...

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Swearing-in for State's 1st Female Chief Justice Today

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Swearing-in ceremonies are today (Monday Aug 18) for Indiana's first female chief justice, Loretta Rush. Rush succeeds Hobart native Brent Dickson, who will remain on the state's highest court as an associate justice. Rush was appointed to the Indiana Supreme...

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Gas Prices Up and Down

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Region gas prices have been up and down lately. Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for Gasbuddy-dot-com, tells the Times that planned maintenance cycles occurring at the same time at BP's Whiting Refinery and ExxonMobil's refinery in Joliet lowered supply which...

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Chip and Fog Seal Closures for US 231, SR 149

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The U.S. 231 closure for chip and fog seal work will take place this morning (Monday August 18) through Wednesday (August 20), between State Road 2 in Hebron and I-65 in Crown Point. The road will be closed 24 hours...

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Two New Firefighters in St. John

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In St. John, officials have announced two new firefighters have become regular members of the community's volunteer fire department. Dawn Wheaton has been a certified EMT and firefighter for thirteen years, most recently in Grant Park, Illinois. Wheaton and her...

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Possible Human Skeletal Remains at NE Ind Lake

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Indiana Conservation Officers, Steuben County Sheriff's Department and the Steuben County Coroner are investigating what they say appear to be human skeletal remains found near the shoreline of Hamilton Lake in northeast Indiana Saturday evening, and they say it's possible...

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Winfield Closer to Having First Town Marshal

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The town of Winfield has been interviewing candidates for their first town marshal, and the Times today reports that the list of candidates has been narrowed to two. In February the town council approved an ordinance establishing the position that...

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Chicago Little League Team Falls to Las Vegas

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At the Little League World Series, a team from Chicago falls against their Las Vegas rivals, with a 13-to-2 loss, Sunday. The Jackie Robinson West team is now one game away from elimination in the series.  The team will play...

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Fatal Crash on I-65 Near Crown Point

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Indiana State Police at the Lowell Post say a two-vehicle crash on I-65 about one-mile north of the Crown Point exit shortly before 10:30 Friday night has claimed the life of a 53-year-old Chicago woman and injured three other people....

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Tempur Sealy to Locate New Plant in Indiana

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Tempur Sealy International, Inc., a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of mattresses, foundations, pillows and other products worldwide,has announced plans to locate a new manufacturing and distribution facility in central Indiana, creating up to 300 new jobs by 2015. The Lexington,...

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Cash 5 Winning Ticket Purchased in St. John

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Hoosier Lottery officials say a St. John man is the latest Hoosier to win big playing Cash 5 from the Hoosier Lottery.  Francis Ignowski won a $614,844 jackpot in Tuesday night's drawing, and he and his wife, Janice, traveled to...

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NWI Man Receives State's Highest Tourism Award

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Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann presented the Will Koch Indiana Tourism Leadership Award to W.F. "Bill" Wellman of Valparaiso during a ceremony Friday afternoon at the Indiana State Fair. The award, the highest tourism honor given by the state, is...

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Oregano Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Risk

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The US Food and Drug Administration says McCormick & Company out of Sparks, Maryland, is voluntarily recalling its McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H...

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New Dorm at Valparaiso University

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It's almost moving-in day at Valparaiso University's newest dormitory. Beacon Hall will be home-away-from home for nearly three-hundred sophomores when students get back to campus next week (Saturday Aug 23). Beacon Hall, at LaPorte Avenue and University Drive, with a...

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Lake County's First CNG Garbage Truck to be Unveiled

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Lake County's first garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) will be unveiled at a news conference Monday (August 18) in Hobart. Mayor Brian Snedecor and city officials along with representatives from BP Whiting Refinery, Indiana Department of Environmental...

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Collaboration Enters Second School Year

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State school officials say the Indiana Department of Education and Gary Community School Corporation are beginning their second school year of extensive collaboration due to the Gary school district's “high risk” designation. The Department has assigned one person specifically to...

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Equipment Upgrades Underway for Gary PD, Fire, EMS

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Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is sharing an update on the city's comprehensive approach to addressing crime announced a couple weeks ago, which included upgrading equipment for police, fire and emergency services. The mayor says the Gary Police Department has ordered...

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Homicide in Michigan City

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In Michigan City, police say they're investigating a homicide. Shortly after 11-o'clock Friday night, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of North Calumet Avenue in Michigan City in reference to a person who'd been shot. Police say responding officers...

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Community-Wide Rummage Sale in East Chicago

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The city of East Chicago is holding a community-wide rummage sale today (Sat Aug 16) from 10 am to 4 pm in the Annex Building parking lot on Railroad Avenue. The event is sponsored by Neighborhoods Inc., which has organized...

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4 Notre Dame Football Players Named in Academic Probe

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Four football players are involved in the academic probe at Notre Dame announced Friday. The university's president. Reverend John Jenkins says they've notified the NCAA that they're investigating whether the football players and other athletes received improper help with homework. ...

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