Fugitive of the Week

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A Northwest Indiana man with ties to Gary is this week's "Fugitive of the Week."  According to the United States Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force in Hammond, the wanted man is Bruce Williams (photo) is a black male, ...

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1st U.S. Case of MERS Virus is Hospitalized in Munster

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The American health care worker who reportedly contracted the first U.S. case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV, photo above) has been hospitalized and is reported to be in stable condition at Community Hospital in Muntser.

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CLC to Hold their Major Stars and Strikes Fundraiser

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Team positions are sold out but residents around the region are invited to cheer on their favorite corporate team!  The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana presents their Stars and Strikes corporate bowling charity challenge at Plaza Lanes in Highland...

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Lane Restrictions affecting portions of Cline Ave.

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces Cline Avenue (SR 912) is currently down to one lane in each direction, between Chicago Avenue and Michigan Street/5th Avenue. Crews are preparing crossovers to facilitate changing traffic patterns as the Cline Avenue...

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1st U.S. Case of Middle East Respiratory Virus in NWI

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The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the United States has been confirmed in a patient in Northwestern Indiana today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

According to a press release, following a flight...

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Flu Season Lingers on

Allergy season is here in the Region, but while flu activity is low in Indiana and other states, a wave of influenza B virus is making the rounds.  In their weekly Influenza Report, The Centers for Disease Control says that...

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New Act Announced for South Shore Air Show


It's one unique act that can play with a yo-yo, blow bubbles, shoot smoke and do it all while hoovering.  The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has just announced the addition of OTTO the helicopter to the South Shore...

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Rensselaer Man Struck and Killed by Train in Jasper Co

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The Jasper County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a 38 year-old Rensselaer man, who was reportedly struck and killed by a freight train southeast of Fair Oaks near the village of Parr Thursday night.

Reports say, at around...

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Police: Toy Gun used in Griffith Bank Hold-Up

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A Griffith man allegedly used a toy gun painted to look real in a bank robbery this week. According to documents filed in Hammond federal court, the 38-year-old man faces a felony bank robbery charge in connection with a hold-up...

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219: Lake County Pet Expo

It's time to perk up your ears and get your tail wagging this weekend at the 7 thAnnual Lake County Pet Expo. Vivian Vallone, President and Founder says o ver 40 vendors and 22 animal rescues will be on...

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