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Tuesday, May 6th: A National Day of Local Giving

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Communities all across the country will join in a national effort to give locally online.  And locally, the Porter County Community Foundation is hosting a 24-hour online event called, "Give Local Porter County" at their website on Tuesday, May 6,...

Public Invited to Use EC PD for Transactions with Strangers

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The East Chicago Police Department is inviting the public to use their parking lot or lobby when they meet with total strangers to take part in transactions of items that have been advertised over the internet, in classified ads and...

219: Pinewood Derby Rolls Saturday in Valpo

Ready, Set, Race... The Cub Scout District Pinewood Derby is set to kick off Saturday at 4pm at Fairgrounds Park in Valpo. Jim Pysh Assistant Scout Master with Troop 920 says it is estimated over 50-million Boy Scouts have built...

Fugitive of the Week

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A Northwest Indiana man with ties to Gary is this week's "Fugitive of the Week."  According to the United States Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force in Hammond, the wanted man is Bruce Williams (photo) is a black male, ...

1st U.S. Case of MERS Virus Hospitalized in Munster

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The American health care worker who reportedly contracted the first U.S. case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV, photo above) has been hospitalized and is reported to be in stable condition at Community Hospital in Muntser.

The Times is...

CLC to Hold their Major Stars and Strikes Fundraiser

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Team positions are sold out but residents around the region are invited to cheer on their favorite corporate team!  The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana presents their Stars and Strikes corporate bowling charity challenge at Plaza Lanes in Highland...

Lane Restrictions affecting portions of Cline Ave.

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces Cline Avenue (SR 912) is currently down to one lane in each direction, between Chicago Avenue and Michigan Street/5th Avenue. Crews are preparing crossovers to facilitate changing traffic patterns as the Cline Avenue...

1st U.S. Case of Middle East Respiratory Virus in NWI

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The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the United States has been confirmed in a patient in Northwestern Indiana today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 
According to a press release, following a flight...

Flu Season Lingers on

Allergy season is here in the Region, but while flu activity is low in Indiana and other states, a wave of influenza B virus is making the rounds.  In their weekly Influenza Report, The Centers for Disease Control says that...

New Act Announced for South Shore Air Show

It's one unique act that can play with a yo-yo, blow bubbles, shoot smoke and do it all while hoovering.  The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has just announced the addition of OTTO the helicopter to the South Shore...

Rensselaer Man Struck and Killed by Train in Jasper Co

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The Jasper County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a 38 year-old Rensselaer man, who was reportedly struck and killed by a freight train southeast of Fair Oaks near the village of Parr Thursday night.
Reports say, at around...

Police: Toy Gun used in Griffith Bank Hold-Up

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A Griffith man allegedly used a toy gun painted to look real in a bank robbery this week. According to documents filed in Hammond federal court, the 38-year-old man faces a felony bank robbery charge in connection with a hold-up...

219: Lake County Pet Expo

It's time to perk up your ears and get your tail wagging this weekend at the 7 th Annual Lake County Pet Expo. Vivian Vallone, President and Founder says o ver 40 vendors and 22 animal rescues will be on...

Sen Donnelly Supports New Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Indiana Democratic US Senator Joe Donnelly is supporting new bipartisan legislation that would approve the Keystone XL pipeline without requiring a permit from President Obama to move forward. Earlier this month, the Obama Administration announced plans to indefinitely extend the...

Police-Involved Shooting in Hobart

In Hobart, a police-involved shooting is under investigation. Hobart Police say during the late night hours Thursday night, a Hobart Police officer observed a shooting take place between two vehicles in the 16-hundred block of East 62nd Avenue, near the...

Celebration Banquet for Marquette Catholic State Champs

The celebrations continue for the Class-A State Champs Marquette Catholic in Michigan City, and the public is invited to be a part of it. The Blazers beat Barr-Reeve 70-66 in overtime at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis in March to...

Intersection to be Named in Honor of Fallen Officer

In south Lake County, officials from Lowell, the Lake County Sheriffs Department and Lake County Fraternal Order of Police will be among those gathering this Saturday (May 3rd) at 11 am to dedicate an intersection on the western edge of...

219: Pinewood Deby Rolls Saturday

Ready, Set, Race... The Cub Scout District Pinewood Derby is set to kick off Saturday at 4pm at Fairgrounds Park in Valpo. Jim Pysh (Fish) Assistant Scout Master with Troop 920 says i t is estimated over 50-million Boy Scouts...

Hebron Schools Try Again with Referendum

In Hebron, school officials will be trying again next week, asking residents of the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township for a property tax increase to help fund schools. A similar referendum failed by four votes last year. Teacher and...

Crown Point Police Investigate Metal Thefts

  In Crown Point, police are investigating the thefts of metal from a residential and business location last Friday (Apr 23rd). Police say copper wire was reported stolen from below a deck in a homeowner's back yard in the 200...

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