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Sign Up for Health Care to Avoid Penalties on 2014 Taxes

At the stroke of midnight, what happens to the Obamacare website? ABC News reports its not exactly a Cinderella story.
The Obamacare website is not going dark. In fact it will remain open year round but customers will not be...

Man Who Fatally Shot His Wife in Critical Condition

Hammond PD
An investigation continues after a man, who is believed to have fatally shot his wife, turned the gun on himself at their home in Robertsdale Saturday night. Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyda told the Region News Team they responded to...

New Poll Shows Americans Support Health Care Law

A new ABC News/Washington Post Obamacare poll is out that the White House is sure to appreciate. Gary Langer, of Langer Associates, who directs polling for ABC News, reports the poll shows support for the health care law, advancing from...

Feds Order Car Makers to Install Rear View Cameras

The government is ordering car makers to install rear view cameras in order to save more than 200 lives a year. ABC News reports some cars and trucks make backup warming sounds.....but that's not enough to prevent accidentally backing over...

Another Porter County Deputy Saves a Life Using CPR

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Another member of the Porter County Sheriff's Office is being credited with using CPR to save a person's life. The latest instance took place on Saturday evening, in the 800 block of Baltimore Road, near South Haven, where Corp. William...

Power Steering Concern Prompts Another GM Recall

General Motors announced today it will recall 1-point-3 million more cars. ABC News reports this recall -- for a power steering concern -- comes on top of the 2-pont-6 million cars recalled for faulty ignition switches. GM says power steering...

Authorities Seek Public's Help in EC Bank Robbery

EC Bank Suspect vehicle
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The FBI says a reward is being offered as authorities investigate a bank robbery in East Chicago that occurred shortly after 11-o'clock Saturday morning. East Chicago Police Lt. Marguerite Wilder says two...

Man Wanted in LaPorte County Captured in Portage

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A 23 year old man wanted in LaPorte County for three-felony counts of dealing cocaine was apprehended early Sunday morning in Portage. Portage Police report an officer observed the suspect vehicle in the 29-hundred block of Glenwood and received information...

Two Arrested for Drug Possession in Pulaski County

Indiana Conservation Police
Two men were arrested by conservation officers on Sunday in Pulaski County, near the Tippecanoe River, by the Winamac South Ramp, for the illegal possession of a controlled substance. Indiana Conservation Police report officers discovered the men, a 22 year...

LaPorte PD Wanted Person of the Week: Arthur R. Smith

Arthur Randy Smith
(Photos Courtesy of LaPorte Police)
A 36 year old man wanted on a LaPorte County warrant for felony domestic battery and for failure to appear on a battery charge out of Porter County is this week's “Wanted Person of the Week”...


Mid America Agrees to Penalties for 2011 State Fair Tragedy

Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reached an agreement with Mid America Sound Corporation to settle the Safety Order issued after the Indiana State Fair accident in Indianapolis that killed seven people and injured dozens of others in 2011....

Gary Man Charged After Crashing into Apartment Building

Schererville PD
In Schererville, police say a 28-year-old Gary man has been charged with Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated, a Class C Misdemeanor, after crashing into an apartment building in the 900 block of East Joliet Street early Sunday evening. Police and...

Lane Restriction on US 41 in St. John Starts Wednesday

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Starting this week motorists in St. John will have to deal with a lane restriction on US 41/Wicker Avenue. INDOT will restrict both north and southbound traffic down to a single lane, approximately a quarter mile north of US 231/West...

Woman Killed in Crown Point Crash

In Lake County early today, the Coroners office reports a 52-year-old woman from Bourbonnais, Illinois, was killed in a motor vehicle accident just east of I-65 in Crown Point. Authorities say Jeanelle Fosaugh suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced...

Four Lake County Towns Sign 911 Resolution

The last four Lake County communities yet to sign onto the county's E-911 consolidation have all signed off on a joint resolution drawn up on behalf of the group. Cedar Lake, Schererville, Highland and most recently St. John officials have...

Problem Gambling a 'Hidden Addiction'

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and the Hoosier Lottery, the Indiana Council on Problem Gambling and the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Indiana, remind people to play responsibly. National Problem Gambling Awareness Month, spearheaded by the National Council...

Don't Spring Into Gardening Too Soon

The spurts of warm weather may have Region gardeners wanting to get outdoors, but experts say planting a home garden at the first sign of spring weather might cause big problems later. Purdue Extension horticulture specialist Larry Caplan warns that...

Better Weather Aids in Spill Cleanup, Assessment

Improved weather conditions allowed cleanup to continue near the BP Whiting Refinery Sunday, following an oil discharge into Lake Michigan from the plant the Monday before. High winds and heavy surf created unsafe conditions for contractors and assessment personnel both...

Progress on New Highland Police Station

Another piece in the construction of a new police station for the town of Highland is in place.  The Highland Town Council recently approved a bond issue to pay for the new building, which will be on Ridge Road at...

Gas Station Robbed in South Haven

In South Haven, Porter County Sheriffs Police say a man robbed a Family Express in the 300 block of Highway 6 at gunpoint 11:30 Saturday night. Police say the suspect displayed a handgun to the clerk before fleeing on foot...

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