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Renovations Planned for Field Street

In Hammond, the Board of Public Works and Safety has approved the hiring of an engineering firm to design renovations for Field Street on the northwest side of the city. The stretch before Reverend Ar Burns Drive and Tapper Avenue...

Crown Point Eyes Comprehensive Bike-Hike Plan

In Crown Point, city officials are working to put together a comprehensive blueprint for bike and hike trails. They've authorized funds for the development of a master plan that will incorporate existing routes, like the Erie-Lackawanna bike trail, into a...

Munster Wants to Sync Traffic Lights

The town of Munster is looking at how to best synchronize traffic lights to improve traffic flow on busy Calumet Avenue. The town has commissioned a study to provide data they can use to try to prevent backups, especially north...

Police Investigate Homicide

In Gary, police are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old Gary man. The Lake County Coroners Office says Paul B. Johnson III sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the 400 block of Marshall Street and was pronounced dead at 4:46...

IU Health Starke Hospital Names President

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In Knox, Indiana University Health Starke Hospital has named Craig Felty the new President of the organization.  Felty was previously named Interim Administrator after former Executive Linda Satkoski retired this past December. Prior, Felty served as Executive Director of Patient...

Lake Effect Affecting Lake County

530a -- Lake effect snow along the Indiana Toll Road, US 12/20 in north Lake County this morning.  Slick conditions being reported....

New Civil War Exhibit Opens in the Region

The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail’s exhibit, Region United, Nation Divided: Following Lincoln, opened at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond this week and runs through April 30. The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority says the exhibit showcases...

NIRPC Panel: For Rail Expansion, Against SB 367

Region planners are moving toward taking a stand against legislation earmarking four-million dollars for the Northwest Indiana RDA to put toward extending the South Shore line to Dyer. Senate Bill 367 closes a tax loophole that makes it possible for...

Woman Charged in Infant Son's Death

A 19-year-old Gary woman has been charged in connection with the death of her five-month-old son. Authorities say Siarra Morgan faces eight felony counts. Reports say the child, Syrus Morgan, allegedly suffered severe head injuries and was on life support...

Icy Conditions in Northwest Indiana

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We're getting word of icy conditions in northwest Indiana this morning.  The Indiana Department of Transportation reports multiple lane closures on both sides of the Borman Expressway near Burr Street in Gary due to crashes.  [Image/INDOT]...

Crash Victim Killed on Same Road as Twin Sister

A Dyer woman killed in a motor-vehicle accident near Crete Thursday morning lost her life on the same roadway her twin sister and friends were fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident eighteen years ago, according to a story in the...

Donnelly Welcomes Propane Extension

Indiana US Senator Joe Donnelly welcomed the announcement that a state of emergency in Indiana has been extended until March 15 to allow propane deliveries to continue without limitations or disruptions.  “As extremely cold weather continues to cause shortages and...

4 Teams Selected to Compete to Build IN Portion of Illiana

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The Indiana Finance Authority and INDOT today announced four teams have been selected to compete to design, build, finance, operate and maintain Indiana's portion of the Illiana Corridor and I-65 expansion in Lake County. The four finalists were selected from...

Crown Point Woman Honored as Distinguished Hoosier

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O’Day (right) with Indiana Department of Homeland Security Executive Director John Hill.)
A Crown Point woman was recently honored by the Office of Governor Mike Pence as a “Distinguished Hoosier” for...

Sears Reports Possible Data Breach

Another retail giant might have been hit by hackers. ABC News reports Sears is the latest retailer to go on alert for a possible data breach. Sears Holdings says 'we are actively reviewing our systems to determine if we have...

45 Yr Sentence for Man in 1983 Death of Prison Inmate

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A Scott County man was sentenced on Thursday to 45 years in prison for the 1983 murder of an inmate at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. Indiana State Police report Paul Stucker was found guilty earlier this month...


Flood Warning Continues for Kankakee River at Shelby

Temperatures have been so cold for so long, mountains of ice floes on frozen rivers in the Midwest are blocking bridges. ABC News reports across the Chicago area, they've now seen more than 60 days this season where they've had...

INDOT Plows and Drivers Ready for Weekend Storm

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INDOT officials are keeping an eye on a large winter storm expected to hit Indiana this weekend. While the worst of the storm is expected in central and southern portions of the state, anywhere from three-to-eight inches is possible throughout...

Student with Gun in Vehicle Arrested at Morgan Twp HS

A student at Morgan Township High School was taken into custody without incident this morning after authorities found weapons and ammunition in the trunk of his vehicle. Kouts Police report the student, identified as Ryan Gaddis, told police he had...

Pence Joins Opposition of Army National Guard Budget Cuts

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence today joined 49 other governor's in expressing opposition to proposed cuts to the Army National Guard, which are expected to be included in the Department of Defense's fiscal year 2015 budget request. Governor Pence says in...

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