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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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Labor Day closings in IndianaThe Courier-JournalCourts: Floyd Circuit, County and Superior courts and U.S. Bankruptcy and District courts closed Monday. Schools: New Albany-Floyd County Schools and Indiana University Southeast closed Monday. College: Indiana University Southeast closed Monday.[read more]

Rutter: How Indiana slipped into burger-flipping povertyPost-TribuneIndiana's commonly shared delusion suggests that we are one, giant middle class. We get what we earn honestly, and our toil produces safety and prosperity for our families. Indiana is the American Dream. We're drinking that Prosp...[read more]

Briann January scores 19 as Fever hold off Sky in East openerESPNINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Fever had to have thoughts of the Chicago's historic comeback win four days ago in Atlanta. But, unlike Tuesday night, Indiana fended off the late-charging Sky and held on to beat Chicago 77-70 on Saturda...[read more]

Fox 59Hoosiers not in a rush as they run to victory over Indiana StateFox 59Indiana State came to Bloomington with a young team off a one-win season and faced an Indiana team that is poised to finally crack the .500 mark. Some figured a 30-minute offensive showcase by the Hoosiers would seal up t...[read more]

Evansville Courier & PressIndiana runs past Indiana State, 28-10Evansville Courier & PressIndiana cornerback Michael Hunter (17) tackles Indiana State wide receiver A.J. Johnson (9) behind the line of scrimmage during an NCAA college football game at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind., Saturda...[read more]

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ECNmag.comHundreds of homes threatened by stubborn northern California wildfiresFox NewsHAPPY CAMP, Calif. – Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California. Low humidity and warm weather he...[read more]

Philly.comAtlantic City facing unprecedented economic collapsePhilly.comAerial view of the Atlantic City skyline looking south from the Revel Casino. Revel and Showboat close this weekend, and Trump Plaza in two weeks, resulting in a loss of 5,700 jobs in Atlantic City. Gregg Kohl. Aerial view of...[read more]

WSYRShowers and storms Sunday, humidity lingers a few more days: Kate Thornton's ...WSYR(Sunday Morning, August 31, 2014) Expect scattered rain showers and thunderstorms Sunday. Rain may be heavy at times with any thunderstorms, especially during the first half of the day. Temperatures wi...[read more]

CNNProtests continue in Ferguson after days of quietWCVB BostonThe parents of 18-year-old Michael Brown joined protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, to call for justice for their late son. The "National March on Ferguson" brought demonstrators back out on the city's streets after days of relative qui...[read more]

NBCNews.comSix Die in Mobile Home Fire in North CarolinaNBCNews.comSix people died when a fire ripped through their mobile home early Saturday in North Carolina, police said. The names and ages of the dead were not immediately released, but the Sampson County Sheriff's Office said in a statement ...[read more]