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Portion of Wood St in Valpo Closed for Gas Line Repair

A portion of Wood Street in Valparaiso will be closed today as NIPSCO crews will be repairing a gas line. Work began at 8:30 this morning and is anticipated to continue through 2pm on Wood Street, from Roosevelt east to Parkview School. Local access for residents will be allowed.

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Search Process Outlined for New LAUW President

The search is on for a new person to lead the Lake Area United Way after current President and CEO Lou Martinez announced he will retire effective March 31st, 2015. Board of Trustees Member and Search Committee Chair, Aaron McDermott, says the ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of the needs of Lake County’s […]

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Impaired Driving Crackdown Continues Through Monday

Indiana State Police will be working with local law enforcement agencies through Monday conducting enforcement activities designed to identify and arrest impaired drivers. State Police report the crackdown is part of the “Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Troopers will also be watching for dangerous and aggressive drivers, as well as those who are […]

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Construction Freeze on Toll Road for Labor Day Weekend

ITR Concessions has announced a moratorium on Indiana Toll Road construction for the Labor Day weekend. Officials report the construction freeze is now in effect through 8pm Tuesday, September 2nd. Exceptions will be made for several long-term construction projects, including the Lake Station interchange reconstruction, where the westbound exit ramp to I-80/94 remains closed as […]

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500 Pounds of Sulfer Released in BP Explosion

More than 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide was released into the air as a result of an explosion at BP’s Whiting Refinery Wednesday night. The Times reports BP issued a statement saying there is no indication the incident resulted in any environmental impact, while the Indiana Department of Environmental Management also stated that the initial […]

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Indiana Public MediaIndiana lawmaker yanked from leadership role over ethicsNews SentinelINDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Rep. Eric Turner is losing his House leadership role because of "irreconcilable conflicts" arising from his use of his public office to benefit his family's nursing home business, House...[read more]

Indiana adds Louisville, Georgetown to scheduleWTHRIndiana will travel twice to Madison Square Garden in December, taking on national powerhouses Louisville and Georgetown this season. The non-conference schedule, released Friday, eight days after the Big Ten schedule was announced, also includes...[read more]

SFGateIndiana faces Chicago, with Delle Donne backWISH-TVINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana coach Lin Dunn's impending retirement isn't adding extra motivation for the Fever to win the Eastern Conference finals. Although they'd like to send the Hall of Fame coach off on a high note with a WNBA champions...[read more]

WRTV IndianapolisIndiana high court halts ruling striking down right-to-work lawIndianapolis StarThe Indiana Supreme Court on Friday put on hold a lower court judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law and denied a request that it be consolidated with a similar case, clearing the ...[read more]

WLKY LouisvilleRichard Mourdock resigns as Indiana state treasurerIndianapolis StarPence immediately appointed Daniel Huge, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the Indiana Finance Authority, will serve as state treasurer on an interim basis until a longer-term replacement can b...[read more]

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Maine NewsConn. State Police Find Car Linked To Alleged Threat Against ObamaBoston.comState police told The Courant they gathered on Mix Avenue in Hamden, Connecticut Friday night at the request of Secret Service. SCREENSHOT/ GOOGLE MAPS. By Justine Hofherr. Boston.com Staff. August 30, 2014 11:2...[read more]

NBCNews.com'Stamp Out This Disease': Kerry Calls on the World to Help Defeat ISISNBCNews.comSecretary of State John Kerry is calling for a "much fuller response" to fight against brutal Islamist militants in Iraq, and suggested that "airstrikes alone won't defeat this enemy." Kerry — in an op-ed ...[read more]

New York Daily NewsNew York teen dies in horrific crash while test-driving LamborghiniNew York Daily NewsA teenager taking a friend's Lamborghini out for a spin was killed when he slammed into a guard rail while going too fast, police said. Samuel Shepard, 18, died Friday on Long Island in New Yo...[read more]

SFGateNapa quake renews worries about safety of quarter-ton wine barrelsChristian Science MonitorDuring Northern California's magnitude-6.0 earthquake last Sunday, oak wine barrels stacked high came cascading down in winery after winery. Most wineries were not staffed at that hour so injuries wer...[read more]

USA TODAYAbortion clinics to remain open following rulingKTRK-TVMore than a dozen Texas abortion clinics which would have been forced to close their doors Monday will remain open after a judge found that parts of a strict Texas abortion law unconstitutional. Planned Parenthood is one of a handful...[read more]