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Lansing Man Dies After Motor Vehicle Accident

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A Lansing, Illinois man was pronounced dead late Friday night at Munster Community Hospital as the result of a motor vehicle accident. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports 39 year old Troy Hartog was pronounced at 11:16pm. Hartog sustained an...

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Info On Where Beef Comes From to Remain on Labels

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Shoppers who want to buy US beef will continue to get information they need on beef labels. ABC News reports a federal appeals court is allowing meat labels that spell out where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The...

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WX Conditions Limit Cleanup Operations Near BP Refinery

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Weather conditions and safety concerns prohibited a planned submerged oil survey today near the BP Whiting Refinery, the site of Monday's oil discharge. The US Coast Guard reports high winds and waves created unsafe conditions for personnel and made taking...

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Crash Causes Backups on NB I-65 at WB I-80/94

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Stop and go traffic, with delays of up to five-minute are being reported as the result of a crash on northbound I-65, which is partially blocking the ramp to westbound I-80/94. Tipsters...

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NICTD Takes Next Step in South Shore Expansion

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Trustees with the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District today unanimously approved hiring a Los Angeles company to develop a draft environmental impact study regarding the proposed South Shore expansion into south Lake County. The Times reports the study will examine...

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IL Health Officials Report Salmonella from Mexican Cheese

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Illinois health officials are trying to find the source of a Mexican-style cheese that has resulted in about 100 cases of salmonella in the state. Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, with the Illinois Department of Public Health, says the cheese comes wrapped...

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South Haven EMS Partnering with Porter Health System

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The South Haven Fire Department has announced a new partnership with Porter Health System. The fire department's EMS division began the new partnership on March 20 th and report they are excited to have the new and innovative Advanced Life...

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Merrillville Restaurant Damaged by Fire

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The cause of a fire this morning at a Merrillville eatery continues. The Taste of India, located in the 700 block of East 81...

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Investigation Continues into Home Burglary in Lake Eliza

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An investigation continues regarding a residential burglary in the Lake Eliza area this morning. Porter County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Sgt. Larry LaFlower told the Region News Team the break-in occurred in the area of County Road 600 West, south...

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NE Indiana Authorities Seek Help in Locating Stolen Pickup

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Criminals often cross jurisdictional boundaries, which is why the Noble County Sheriff's Office, in northeast Indiana, is asking residents in northwest Indiana to keep their eyes open for a red 2002 Ford F-150 extended cab pickup truck, with the plate...

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Parts for Recalled GM Vehicles to Arrive in April

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The new executive in charge of safety at General Motors says parts will start arriving in a little more than a month - but it'll take all summer to fix the 1.6 million vehicles recalled because of faulty ignition switches....

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Traffic Stop Nets Drug Arrest and Wanted Person

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A traffic stop in LaPorte on Thursday resulted in a drug arrest and a wanted person being taken into custody. LaPorte Police report during the stop, in the one-hundred block of West McClung...

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Indiana Launches 'Stillinnoyed' Billboard Campaign

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Indiana has launched a new effort to get Illinois businesses to cross the border, and there's nothing subtle about it. The campaign, called “Stillinnoyed”, contrasts what the Indiana Economic Development Corporation says is an Illinois business environment marked by tax...

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New Notary Law to Help Ind Natl Guard

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Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is applauding changes to notary law approved by the most recent General Assembly and taking effect this July first. Governor Pence has signed House Enrolled Act 10-41, which gives National Guard officers authority to...

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Sheriff Announces Prescription Drug Initiative

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Lake County Sheriff John Buncich has announced a new prescription drug abuse initiative. Buncich told an audience of physicians and nurses at a conference in Hobart this week that five times as many inmates have prescription addiction problems than heroin--...

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Gary Man Fatally Shot

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In Gary, a 26-year-old man is dead after a fatal shooting. The Lake County Coroners office says the victim, identified as Virgil Bailey of Gary, was pronounced dead shortly before 10-o'clock Thursday night in the emergency room of Methodist Hospitals'...

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Choppers Searching After Burglary

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Police helicopters are assisting in a search at this hour after a residential burglary in the Lake Eliza area this morning. Porter County Sheriffs Police say officers from Porter County, Lake County and Hebron are looking for a suspect or...

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High School Approves Move to Northwest Indiana

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A high school just over the state line has approved a move to northwest Indiana. The vote by nearly 25-hundred members of the Illiana Christian Association this week was seventy-percent in favor of relocating Illiana Christian High School from Lansing...

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Porter County Officer Rescues Infant

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A Porter County Sheriffs officer honored earlier this month for helping save the life of a newborn last December helped rescue another child this week. Sgt. Jeremy Chavez was just a few homes away when a woman dialed 911 after...

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Three Region Schools Vying for State Titles

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Three region high schools will be competing for state championships this Saturday.  As the college basketball tournament enters its second weekend the Indiana high school boys basketball tournament is drawing to a close. This Saturday three region schools will compete...

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