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3 Dead in Horrific 46-Vehicle Pileup on I-94


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[Photo from Indiana State Police]
Troopers with the Indiana State Police continue to investigate a massive pileup in blinding snow that resulted in three fatalities on eastbound Interstate 94 near Michigan City Thursday afternoon. At least twenty people were hurt....
 

Update, New Photo - Deadly I94 Pileup


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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)
EB I-94 East of Michigan City. Troopers confirm three fatalities and more than 20 injured.
Indiana State Police say EB I-94 will most likely be closed until tomorrow.
Indiana State Police Lowell...
 

Deadly Massive I94 Pileup in Whiteout Conditions

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[Photo from Indiana State Police]
The latest information on a massive pileup on eastbound Interstate 94 near Michigan City is that three people have been confirmed dead as of 6:30 pm CST.  Here is the update issued by Indiana State...
 

ISP: 3 Confirmed Dead, EB I-94 Closed Until Further Notice

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)
Indiana State Police Lowell Post now reports three people confirmed dead after a massive pile up on I-94, near Michigan City. Indiana State Police Sgt. Ann Wojas (whoa-juss) told the Region News...
 

Winter WX Ban On IN Toll Rd Starts Friday

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Officials with the Indiana Toll Road have issued a Winter Weather Ban starting at noon EST/11 CST tomorrow through noon EST/11am CST Saturday. The ban is in effect for the entire length of the Indiana Toll Road for all Triple,...
 

Two Confirmed Dead in Massive Pile Up on I-94

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(Photo Courtesy of ISP Lowell)
In bitter cold and snowy conditions, a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving several semis shut eastbound I-94 near Michigan City. LaPorte County Coroner John Sullivan says I-94, near Michigan City got glazed over very quick and...
 

ISP: Stay Away from EB/WB I-94 from MC to Mich St Line

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)
Motorists are being asked to avoid I-94, both east and westbound, from Michigan City to the Indiana/Michigan State line, as the lake effect snow band in that area has caused a massive...
 

Avoid I-94 from Michigan City to IN/MI State Line, Massive Pile Up

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Motorists are being asked to avoid I-94, both east and westbound, from Michigan City to the Indiana/Michigan State line, as the lake effect snow band in that area has caused a massive pile up of cars and semis, with one...
 

Murder Charges Filed Against Suspect in Purdue Shooting

The Purdue University teaching assistant who allegedly shot and killed a fellow teaching assistant on the West Lafayette campus Tuesday had murder charges filed against him today. Published reports say 21 year old Andrew Boldt suffered both gunshot and knife...
 

Preliminary Approval to Boating Restrictions

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission this week gave preliminary approval to a change in the Indiana DNR law enforcement rules establishing boating restrictions on portions of Lake Michigan. Officials say the changes address improvements to facilities in East Chicago adjacent...
 

Flu Deaths Rise to 19 in Indiana

A report released today shows flu-related deaths have reached 19 in Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health will not name individual counties with influenza deaths unless there have been five or more, and currently St. Joseph County in northern...
   

More Lake Effect Likely This Morning

Just before 9am (CST) today the National Weather Service in Chicago got word out about more lake effect likely to impact the Region this morning. Here's info:
Lake effect snow will continue to develop and move south southwest across...

   

Indiana OUCC Says Protect Your Pipes

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) wants Hoosiers to remember to protect their pipes when temps plummet. Here's the information they're getting out:
Cold weather can cause serious plumbing problems if you don’t take proper precautions. Water pipes...
   

Committee Approves 'Merry Christmas Bill'

The “Merry Christmas” bill proposed by an Indiana state lawmaker is headed to the full Senate. Charlestown Republican Jim Smith says Christmas is under attack "in a way that no other cultural traditions are," and his measure is meant to...
   

Indiana Marriage Amendment Heads to House Floor

An Indiana House panel has sent the proposed marriage amendment to the House floor. Following about four hours of testimony, the Republican-led House Elections Committee Wednesday voted along party lines, 9-to-3, to approve House Joint Resolution 3 and its companion...
   

Dangerous Wind Chills Return to Region

Dangerously cold wind chills have returned to the Region.  Forecasters say arctic air in the area is bringing another blast of sub-zero temperatures, with wind chills to about 20 to 30 below.  Officials say frostbite and hypothermia can occur in...
   

Court Hearing for Fatal Purdue Shooting

A court hearing is scheduled today (Thursday) for the Purdue University teaching assistant who allegedly shot and killed a fellow teaching assistant on the West Lafayette campus Tuesday. A memorial service was held last night for 21-year-old Andrew Boldt in...
   

Senator Coats Holds Press Conference in Valparaiso

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Picking up on the frustrations Americans are feeling with Congress' lack of "constructive progress," Indiana Senator Dan Coats (above photo) presented his "Roadmap for 2014" before a packed Council Chambers at the Valparaiso City Hall on Wednesday afternoon. 
 
Senator...

   

Porter County Fair Concert Line-up Announced

Porter County Fair, Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the concert line-up for the 2014 Fair.

Friday, July 18 – Country Music Superstar – Jake Owen. (ACA Breakthrough Artist of the Year) #1 singles ‘Barefoot Blue Jean Night’, ‘Alone...
   

Proposal to Raise Indiana's Minimum Wage Rejected

  INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Republicans on Tuesday rejected a proposal from State Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh (D-Crown Point) that would have increased the minimum wage for Hoosier workers and investigated ways to provide greater pay equity between working men and...

   

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