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ISP Unveil New Electronic Firearms Application Process

Indiana State Police today unveiled a new electronic firearms application process that will begin on October 1st.  The new process will remove the paper application and after October 1st only electronic applications will be accepted.  Persons already holding a firearms permit, or those obtaining a firearms permit after October 1st, will also be able to […]

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Woman Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle in Gary

A Gary woman was killed as a result of being struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning.  The Lake County Coroner’s Office reports their team was dispatched to the scene at 1am.  Officials report 29 year old Robin Randolph died due to blunt force trauma and was pronounced at 1:45 am. The Times reports Randolph […]


Felony Charges Sought for Mother Accused of Using Excessive Discipline Against Child at Walmart

A review of charges for felony battery and disorderly conduct has been forwarded to the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office against a Kingsford Heights woman.  LaPorte Police report several witnesses reported the 23 year old woman allegedly used excessive force when disciplining her five year old daughter Wednesday evening at Walmart in LaPorte.  Police report they […]

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Portion of Sycamore Ave in Highland Closed Friday

In Highland, police are advising motorists that Sycamore Avenue, north of Grand Boulevard, will be closed tomorrow. Police report the closure is necessary so crews can make repairs to the roadway. The closure will be in effect from 8:30am-to-2:30pm.


Obama Wants National Plan to Create Better Antibiotics and Discourage Misuse

President Obama has taken executive action to fight antibiotic resistant super bugs. He wants a national plan by February to create better drugs and discourage people from misusing them. ABC News reports using antibiotics when you don’t need them, makes the harmful bacteria stronger.  Soon the drugs no longer work and creating better drugs isn’t […]


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ESPN Ranks the Indiana Pacers as the 18th Best Franchise in Sports8 Points, 9 SecondsThe Indiana Pacers are the 18th best sports franchise in North America when it comes to delivering a great fan experience, according to a study by ESPN. The Worldwide Leader's rankings measure fan opinions on cat...[read more]

Indiana Football: Kevin Wilson Following Missouri's BlueprintHoosier State of MindSame result. Sound familiar? Of course it does if you're an Indiana football fan, but fans of the Missouri Tigers will tell you they have that script memorized as well (their last championship was in 1969 while IU's...[read more]

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]

Indianapolis StarIndiana asks tollway firm if it's paying debtIndianapolis StarThe state agency that oversees the Indiana Toll Road has given the highway's debt-saddled private operator until late November to prove that it's meeting its debt obligations amid reports that the company is considerin...[read more]

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Fox NewsBell, Florida shooting: Grandfather killed daughter, 6 kids and self, police sayFox NewsA grandfather shot and killed his daughter and her six children Thursday in the town of Bell, Florida before committing suicide after police arrived at the scene, authorities said. The children ranged ...[read more]

CNNCall to end sexual assault on campuses enlists star powerWashington PostWhen President Obama and Vice President Biden urge Americans Friday to end sexual assault on campus, the event will include a standard feature for this White House: celebrities. In a video, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevi...[read more]

PoliticoDemocrats turn on Debbie Wasserman SchultzPoliticoDemocratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is in a behind-the-scenes struggle with the White House, congressional Democrats and Washington insiders who have lost confidence in her as both a unifying leader and reliab...[read more]

Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfireAuburn CitizenPLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a man with a long criminal history faced charges of deliberately starting the blaze that drov...[read more]

USA TODAYPassenger says JetBlue plane filled with smokeUSA TODAYLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner that experienced engine problems soon after takeoff returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and passengers evacuated onto the runway using the plane's e...[read more]