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Purdue Cal, PNC Plan to Unify Administrations

The Region's two Purdues have announced they're preparing a plan for "administrative unification".  More information is being released as both chancellors are scheduled to attend two open forums scheduled today (Wednesday Feb 26), one at each campus -- 1 pm...
 

Another Polar Blast Followed by Snow

Bitter cold has descended upon Northwest Indiana again, with wind chill values of 20 to 30 below expected across the area this morning.  Actual temperatures are expected to drop even more Thursday night, possibly down to four below zero. Snow...
 

Man Sentenced to 118 Years in Prison

A northwest Indiana man has been sentenced to 118 years in prison after being found guilty in December of nine felony counts in connection with accusations of molesting four boys. Published reports say 39-year-old Christopher Truman of Portage has maintained...
 

'Mothers Milk Depot' in Lake County

Lake County has its first 'milk depot' for mothers milk. Today's Times reports Lavawn Souther, who's active with the Northwest Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition, took the necessary steps to have a freezer storage area set up at the Crown Point Obstetrics...
 

GM Widens Ignition Switch Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners to use only the ignition key with nothing else on the key ring and to get the problem fixed as General Motors is widening a massive recall that involves the ignition...
 

Two Arrested in Dunes Inn Robbery

LaPorte County Sheriffs Police say a 31-year-old woman and 25-year-old man from Michigan City have been arrested in connection with a robbery Sunday at The Dunes Inn. Authorities say tips received by the Sheriffs Office and Michigan City Police enabled...
 

Five Arrested After High-Speed Chase

Five suspects from Lake County, four men from Merrillville and one man from Gary, ranging in age from 19 to 22, were arrested after a high-speed chase in northeastern Porter County this week. Porter County Sheriffs Police say the vehicle...
 

Catalytic Converter Thefts Continue

Over the past couple of weeks, Portage Police have taken several reports of catalytic converters being stolen. Police say they've learned of twelve being removed from vehicles since about February 12th, with two additional reports coming in most recently. Several...
 

Pothole work in La Porte Wed. on Part of U.S. 35

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A parking restriction will be in effect for a time on Wednesday for a portion of Indiana Avenue/US-35 in La Porte for road maintenance. The Indiana Department of Transportation reports crews will be patching potholes on Indiana Avenue between Osborn...
 

Potential Data Exposure at IU Campuses


School Officials at Indiana University report that on Tuesday they notified the Indiana Attorney General's office of the potential...

 

Pence to Renew Call for Pre-K Pilot Prgm on Wed.

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Governor Mike Pence will once again, prompt the legislature to pass a voluntary, scholarship-based voucher Pre-K program for Indiana's low-income children.
According to a press release from the governor's office, Pence plans to offer brief remarks to the media in...
   

State Champion Chesterton HS Debate Team Honored

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In recognition of its state championship, the Chesterton High School Debate team was honored this week by Indiana House members in a resolution authored by State Representative Chuck Moseley (D-Portage).
The Chesterton team recaptured the state title at the Indiana...
   

Crossroads Chamber in Need of Marriage Mill Couple

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Area brides planning a June wedding: the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is looking for you and your beau to tie the knot on June 20th in homage to a romantic period in Crown Point's rich history  Also, loving couples...
   

Area Hospitals Makes the Grade 7th Consecutive Year

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Community Hospital in Munster continues its track record of excellent patient care by being named one of America's 50 Best for the seventh year running. Healthgrades, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings organization, places Community Hospital in the top one...
   

Tonight Show Host Sightings Expected in Chicago

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NBC's new Tonight Show Host brought the show back to it's place of origin--New York City.  Now look for Jimmy Fallon to make a "splash" in Chicago.  .
Perhap's taking a cue from the Tonight Show premier that featured a...
   

Semi Takes Exit Curve on Cline Avenue Too Fast

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Excessive speed is being blamed that rolled a semi on its side as the driver was exiting off of eastboung 80/94 onto northbound Cline Avenue shortly before noon on Tuesday.
Indiana State Police say the truck, out of Racine, Wisconsin...
   

Crash Closes Exit Ramp to NB Cline Ave. from EB 80/94

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A roll-over accident involving a tractor-trailer semi is blocking the exit ramp from eastbound Borman (I-80/94) to northbound Sr-912/Cline Ave.
Drivers are being urged to avoid the exit ramp as debris from the truck was reported to be scattered across...
   

219: Taltree Winter Fun

With winter weather here to stay, Taltree Arboretum and Gardens is finding different ways for Region residents to enjoy nature. Anicia Kosky, Communications Director, says Taltree Arboretum and Gardens has alot to offer. Winter activities include classes, hiking, cross country...
   

IN Farm Bureau Applauds Passage of SB 101 and 186

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The Indiana Farm Bureau is thanking the state House today regarding the passage of two senate bills that will now head to the Governor's desk for his signature. Senate Bill 101, otherwise known as the so-called “Ag-Gag” legislation, passed by...
   

Man Dies After Being Run Over by Car in Hammond

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A 44 year old Hammond man was killed Monday night after being run over by car in the 400 block of Michigan Avenue. Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller says officers were called to the scene around 7:40pm in reference to...

   

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