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Thousands Lose Power in the Region in Severe Weather

Power crews are out across northwest Indiana making repairs and working to restore power after strong storms traveled across the area this afternoon (Saturday Sept 22), damaging trees and utility poles and bringing down power lines. As of 5:30 pm CDT, about 10-thousand NIPSCO customers were without power. Kankakee Valley REMC was reporting about 45-hundred […]

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Trees Down In and Around Valparaiso

Trees are reported down in and around Valparaiso after severe storms moved through the Region this afternoon. Valparaiso Police are urging motorists to not go around a downed tree — police say there could be live power lines on the other side of the tree that are blocked from view. Valparaiso Police also say if […]

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Severe Weather, Power Outages in the Region

The final weekend of summer has brought severe weather to northwest Indiana. Strong storms moved through several communities. Storm reports listed by the National Weather Service in Chicago included power lines and poles blown down in Cedar Lake, tree limbs and branches down on Indiana Avenue in Valparaiso, three to five-inch tree limb damage in […]

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South Bend man risks self to Save Teen from Drowning in St. Joseph River

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources reports that a 13 year-old South Bend boy who was fishing off a river bank Friday evening slipped and fell into the St. Joseph River.  The strong current immediately swept the boy downstream where his cries were heard by two men working at the Steel Warehouse in the 1400 […]

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Health Experts Urge Everyone to Get Your Flu Shot Now

Flu season’s about to begin and health experts are telling everyone…get your shot now. ABC News reports American’s who don’t get the flu shot may not realize that that most of the people who got it last year weren’t just old and sick as the flu hit young and middle aged adults hard last year […]

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The Detroit NewsCharboneau: Indiana finally picks up signature winThe Detroit NewsThe fact the Hoosiers can score is nothing new, but what made this win all the more surprising — added, of course, to the fact Indiana lost last week to Bowling Green — was that it was the defense that came up big. ...[read more]

2 new solar farms being planned in IndianaJournal and CourierINDIANAPOLIS — Two new solar farms are being planned in Indiana, including a second large one on the grounds of Indianapolis International Airport. For the airport project, a developer will lease about 76 acres along the airport's main ...[read more]

mySanAntonio.comIndiana Toll Road operators to submit restructuring planChicago TribuneThe private operator of the Indiana Toll Road, facing possible bankruptcy due to $6 billion in debt, said it expects to submit a restructuring plan in court by Monday. ITR Concession Co. LLC, created by a Spani...[read more]

Fire destroys Salem, Indiana restaurantWDRB(WDRB) - Fire crews responded to flames at a Tumbleweed restaurant in Salem, Indiana on Sunday morning after it caught fire. Salem Fire Chief Tom Day told WDRB News that the restaurant has been completely destroyed. The fire was reported around 2:30 ...a...[read more]

ABC NewsWith touchdown in final seconds, Indiana upsets No. 18 Missouri 31-27Kansas City StarBut Missouri's defense didn't hold, allowing Indiana to get its first road win against a ranked opponent since 2004. “It's nice to finally play hard and get on the right side,” fourth-year Indiana coach K...[read more]

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USA TODAY2 dead, 48 injured in Delaware bus crashUSA TODAYWILMINGTON, Del. — Two woman were killed and at least two others were critically injured Sunday when a New York-based tour bus crashed on a Del. 1 exit ramp near Red Lion. None of the 50 people aboard escaped injury, state police said, inc...[read more]

Today.comMissing UVA student Hannah Graham: Person of interest's actions 'very bizarre ...Today.comPolice in Charlottesville, Virginia, are continuing their search for a person of interest in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham after a "bizarre" series of events that...[read more]

USA TODAYSecret Service considers new rules; intruder in courtUSA TODAYAs the Secret Service considers expanded checkpoints for White House visitors and tourists, the man who somehow made it to the entrance of President Obama's residence has a court appearance Monday. Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, of Cop...[read more]

CBS LocalRick Perry defends abortion law with ... Joan Rivers?MSNBCTexas Gov. Rick Perry referenced Joan Rivers' death while defending a restrictive abortion law during an interview Sunday. Rivers died at age 81 earlier this month, a week after falling unconscious during a vocal chord procedure a...[read more]

New York Daily NewsSEE IT: NYPD cop saves woman after she chokes while driving in Bronx (VIDEO)New York Daily NewsThis NYPD cop is being hailed as a hero after he saved a woman from choking to death while driving in the Bronx. Officer Gregory Zakoscielny, of NYPD Highway 1, was cruising down the ...[read more]