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Police Remind Motorists of Newly Installed Stop Sign

In La Porte, police are advising local motorists of a new stop sign just installed yesterday at the intersection of Roosevelt and Pine Streets. The recommendation was approved by the La Porte City Council about a month ago. Police say they want residents to be aware of the change and to let others know who […]

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Roadwork to Close Part of CR 100 South in Porter County

Porter County Highway and Walsh and Kelly Construction will be closing one mile of County Road 100 South early next week for asphalt paving. Work will take place between State Road 2 and County Road 500 West. The closure will be in effect 6:30 am to 4 pm, each day, Monday September 22 and Tuesday […]

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Repair Work Underway on Cline Avenue in Griffith

Work underway to repair Cline Avenue in Griffith between the Borman Expressway and Highway Avenue is expected to be finished by early November. The Indiana Department of Transportation will also address signal light issues at River Road, where traffic frequently backs up from that intersection to Interstate 80/94.

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Coroner Seeks Help in Identifying Homicide Victim

Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey today re-issued a plea for the public’s help in identifying a man whose body was found in the 67-hundred block of West 15th Avenue of Gary August 21st. Lake County Coroners officials ruled the man’s death a homicide caused by blunt force trauma. Officials say the man was wearing Levi […]

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Griffith Votes Down Proposed South Shore Agreement

In Griffith, the town council this week said no to a proposal to commit funds to the proposed West Lake South Shore expansion. Four-to-one, council members voted against a 30-year interlocal agreement calling for a specific percentage of local income tax dollars each year to go toward extending the commuter rail line from Hammond to […]


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New York Daily NewsSmall plane crashes near Indiana airport, killing two on boardNew York Daily NewsA small plane crashed Thursday afternoon as it was about to land at Monroe County Airport in Indiana, killing two people on board, according to Wish TV. The crash occurred around 12:45 p.m. in Bloo...[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana State University reports second threatIndianapolis StarIndiana State University issued a crime alert Thursday morning regarding a message on a blog. Access to university residence halls is being restricted to students only as a result. Instagram | @jamieturpin. Because I ...[read more]

Indiana delegates divided over arming Syrian rebelsPalladium-ItemAfter the language authorizing the training of Syrian rebels was amended into the spending bill, all of Indiana's House members voted to approve it. The Senate is expected to approve the bill as early as Thursday. Obama has said tha...[read more]

Indiana University Honors Ukraine Crash VictimABC NewsIndiana University presented a posthumous degree to the family of a Dutch doctoral student who was among those killed when a passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine this summer. Karlijn Keijzer's parents, sister and brother traveled f...[read more]

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The HillBoehner: Immigration reform will help economyThe HillIt wasn't part of the jobs message he planned to pitch, but House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that immigration reform would help boost the economy. “Immigration reform will help our economy, but you've got to secure the border fi...[read more]

NBCNews.comMan arrested on suspicion of arson in fast-growing King fireLos Angeles TimesFirefighters monitor the King fire as it burns through brush in Fresh Pond, Calif. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images). See more galleries. King fire in El Dorado County. Caption King fire in El Dorado County. Ju...[read more]

ABC NewsPennsylvania trooper laid to rest; town in fear with his killer on the looseLos Angeles TimesSlain Pennsylvania state trooper Bryon Dickson's funeral is being held in Scranton Thursday. (Harry Fisher / THE MORNING CALL). See more galleries. Cpl. Bryon Dickson funeral. Caption Cpl. Bryon D...[read more]

New York TimesMark Fuller attorney mum on client's future as 4 more Congressmen call for ...AL.comThe attorney for an Alabama federal judge involved in a domestic violence case isn't saying if his client will resign, even as calls for him to step down increase. Attorney Barry Ragsdale declined co...[read more]

Fox NewsArizona residents dodge storm that could have caused 'really big problems'Fox NewsEarlier this month, Phoenix was hit with major rainfall. Steve Martinez is seen lifting a vehicle stranded in about two feet of water. (AP). A weakened Pacific storm slammed much of southeastern Arizona but ...[read more]