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Regional Dispatcher Position Open at Lowell Post

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Indiana State Police report they are accepting applications for Regional Dispatcher positions at the Lowell Post to dispatch troopers in the both the Lafayette and Lowell Districts. Applicants must be able to receive, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch information to...
 

Lane Restrictions Begin Monday on US 41 in Newton Co

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Lane restrictions will be in place starting Monday on US 41, between State Road 14 and State Road 16, in Newton County. INDOT reports crews will be performing chip seal operations to preserve the road surface in that area and...
 

Visclosky Pleased with ITC Determinations

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The International Trade Commission on Friday made affirmative final injury determinations in the antidumping duty investigations of Oil Tubular Goods against India, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, Vietnam and Taiwan. The ITC also made affirmative final injury determinations in the countervailing...
 

State Health Commissioner Announces Resignation

Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. William VanNess announced on Friday that he has submitted his resignation. Dr. Van Ness says he is resigning strictly for personal reasons and anticipates his last day to be sometime in early October. Indiana Governor...
 

Open Spots Still Available for Bags Tournament

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Adams Radio Group is raising funds for the American Cancer Society as competitors from around the region try to out-toss one another for the grand prize in today's "Bagtastic" bags tournament at Deep River Waterpark.  Those who still wish to...
 

Chrysler Launches Investigation Into Electronic Glitches

Chrysler launches an investigation after receiving complaints about an array of electronic glitches, including dangerous engine stalling, that could afflict millions of drivers. ABC News reports more than 200 Chrysler owners say their vehicles lost power while driving, some at...
 

Harvey Hostage Suspects Charged

Charges have been filed against two men for their role in the over 20 hour hostage standoff with law enforcement earlier this week in Harvey, Illinois. The Times reports 40 year old David Jordan of Dixmoor and 41 year old...
 

Fall Fest Truck Pulls Rescheduled for Sunday at 4pm

The Jasper County Fall Festival is happening this weekend, starting today, at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Rensselaer, but the extremely heavy rains have led to a change in tonight's schedule.  Rich Moore, for the Jasper County Fair Board's Fall...
 

Gang Members Indicted on Racketeering Charges

A press conference was held this morning at the East Chicago Police Department where the US Attorney's Office announced four members of the Two-Six Nation, and four of their associates, have been indicted on racketeering charges. The Times reports an...
 

Chicago Team to Play for US Championship Saturday

Tomorrow'ss Little League World Series U.S. Championship pits Chicago against Las Vegas. ABC News reports it's a rematch from last Sunday when Nevada dominated Illinois -- socking five home runs in a 13-2 route. But Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Director...
 

Cause of Death Pending on 2 Bodies Found in Portage Twp

No cause of death has been established after autopsies were conducted this afternoon on the bodies of two adults in their sixties believed to siblings who were found in an apartment in Portage Township Thursday afternoon. Porter County Coroner Chuck...
   

Valpo Road Closures Due to Storms

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Heavy rainfall throughout northwest Indiana Thursday and into today brought up to seven-plus inches of rain, with some areas seeing rain at rates more than three-and-a-half inches per hour. Valparaiso's city administrator Bill Oeding says based on the rain totals...
   

Press Conference to Address Emergency Flooding at 5pm

Portage Township Trustee Brendan Clancy has called a press conference for this evening to address the emergency flood situation affecting residents in Portage Township; particularly residents in the South Haven and Duck Creek communities. Clancy reports it is his intention...
   

Flight From St. Louis to Chicago Makes Emergency Landing

A scare in the air ... after a United Airlines flight lost cabin pressure ... on its way from St. Louis to Chicago today. ABC's Chuck Goudie was on board and said they were about halfway to Chicago when he...
   

Help Sought to ID Homicide Victim Found in Gary Thursday

The Lake County Coroner's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of a man found on Thursday morning in Gary, in the 67-hundred block of West 15 th Avenue whose death has been ruled a homicide.
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South Shore CVA, Newton County Sign Agreement

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority based out of Hammond will be providing tourism promotion and development services for Newton County. The South Shore CVA has approved a contract with the Newton County Commissioners to grow Newton County's convention,...
   

Roads Flooded, Traffic Lights Out

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Police are advising motorists to use extreme caution with flash flooding in northwest Indiana. There is also tree debris in roadways and traffic lights are out on US 30 and other roads.  Numerous roads in the Region are flooded this...
   

Severe Flooding Reported

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Porter County Sheriffs Police are reporting severe flooding, especially but not limited to South Haven. We've gotten a report that South Haven Fire crews are beginning rescue operations with boats, rescuing people from their homes. We also have a report...
   

Reminding Drivers to Slow Down in School Zones

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School is back in session in the many communities in the region, including in Hammond. Hammond Police Lt. Patrick Vicari told the Region News Team they are asking motorists to take their time and slow down in school zones during...
   

Severe T-Storm Watch Until 12am EST

Storms this evening causing numerous outages in northwest Indiana. NIPSCO's Outage Map is showing over 42-hundred customers are without power as of 5:50pm, while Kankakee Valley REMC is show just under 40 members without electricity. A severe thunderstorm watch is...
   

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