US House Passes Bill to Decriminalize Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana got a bipartisan boost from the US House today ... with Democrats and Republicans passing a bill that would decriminalize medical marijuana on the federal level. Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher from California says people who smoke medical pot...

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Hobart Woman Arrested for OWI After Crashing Into Moped

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A 46 year old Hobart woman was arrested Thursday night for operating while intoxicated after she allegedly struck a moped with her vehicle. Portage Police report witnesses informed officers the driver of a blue vehicle, identified as Kimberly Hennrich, came...

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Three Lake Co Communities Left to Sign E-911 Agreement


And then there were three. Highland earlier this month approved signing an interlocal agreement toward consolidating Lake County's E-911 system, a move that's been mandated by the state. Highland was among four towns yet to agree to the plan. The...

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LaPorte PD Looking for Escapee

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(Photo Courtesy of the LaPorte Police Department)

In LaPorte, police are seeking the public's help to located a 22 year old man wanted on a warrant for felony escape from work release. LaPorte Police describe Lydell Hill as a black...

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Road Closure Info for Maple City Grand Prix

The 2 ndAnnual Maple City Grand Prix US Formula One Boat Races kick-off at Stone Lake this weekend. As a result, the LaPorte Police Department wants to remind the public that a number of road closures near the perimeter...

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X-Rock's KB interviews Micky Dolenz of The Monkees


X-Rock 103.9's KB caught up with Micky Dolenz as The Monkees head toward The Region for their show tomorrow night at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.  Click the link below to listen to the full interview....

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Previous Wanted Person of the Week in Custody

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(Photo Courtesy of LaPorte Police)

A 27 year old man listed last week as the LaPorte Police Department's “Wanted Person of the Week” is now in custody. LaPorte Police report on Wednesday, detectives traveled to the Itawama County Jail in...

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Another Step Toward Connecting Region Trails

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Another link to the Region's growing network of hike-and-bike trails is almost in place. Northwest Indiana Greenways and Blueways reports the new Monon Trail bridge over the Little Calumet River and just south of the Borman Expressway is nearly complete....

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Engineer to Inspect Merrillville's Former Old Mill

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The future of a historic and well-known place in Merrillville may hang on the balance of an upcoming inspection. The Times reports a structural engineer will take a look at the former Old Mill to see how much it would...

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Purdue Researcher at Concussion Summit

A Purdue researcher was among those taking part in the White House “Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit” Thursday.  The day-long summit was called by President Obama, who was joined by young athletes, parents, coaches, academics and experts, athletes,...

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