NW Indiana Lawmakers Named to Study Committees

Northwest Indiana state representatives have been appointed to several legislative study committees and commissions that will meet in the coming months.

STATE REP. CHARLIE BROWN (D-Gary), 3 rdDist., will serve on the Interagency State Council on Black & Minority...

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Campaign This Weekend to Raise Awareness of BUI

Indiana Conservation Police

Indiana Conservation Officers across the state will be on alert this weekend looking for boaters who have chosen to boat under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Operation Dry Water began today and continues through Sunday, and its mission is...

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New GM Recall for Air Bag Issue on Chevrolet Cruze

A new recall from General Motors, this one involves an air bag issue and affected customers should be notified starting today.  ABC News reports GM is recalling 29-thousand Chevrolet Cruze compact cars from model years 2013 and 2014. Earlier this...

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Impact Porter Co Awards $55,000 in Women's Fund Grants

Impact 2014 grant awards

(Photo Courtesy of the Porter County Community Foundation. (L-R)
Kathleen Walsh, Impact Porter County grant committee chair, Paul
Schreiner from Project Neighbors, Mark Trumball and Mariann Frigo
from Jacob's Ladder, and Barb Young, Porter County Community
Foundation President.)

Impact Porter...

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One Injured in Crash on NB I-65 this Morning

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(Photo Courtesy of ISP Lowell Post)

An investigation continues after a crash involving a semi and a passenger vehicle early this morning on northbound I-65, five miles north of the Fair Oaks exit. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports they...

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Dangers of Unattended Children in Hot Cars

With summer now upon us and citizens traveling here-and-there, Hoosiers are being reminded to never leave a child unattended in a vehicle, not even for a minute. According to a report from San Francisco State University, as of June 25 ...

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New Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Wicker Park

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(Photos Courtesy of NIPSCO)

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Electric vehicle drivers in the Region, and enthusiasts, attended the unveiling of a new electric vehicle charging station on Thursday in Highland's Wicker Memorial Park. NIPSCO's Kathleen Szot told the Region News Team the public charging...

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Elderly Man Assaulted/Robbed at Hammond Train Station

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(Photos Courtesy of NICTD Transit Police)

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Authorities are seeking the public's help to locate a man accused of assaulting and robbing an 84 year old man this morning on the train platform at the Hammond South Shore Station. NICTD Transit...

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AUDIO: Footloose 5K and Kids 1K Race in Burns Harbor

Tomorrow the Burns Harbor Parks will be holding their first-ever "Footloose" 5K and Kids 1K Race at Lakeland Park and the event will have an 80's theme.  To hear more, click News Audio On Demand at...

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'Canstruction' Kicks Off, Will Help Feed the Hungry

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Congressman Pete Visclosky joined members of United Way and others at Ivy Tech in Valparaiso today to kick off the design phase of the first-ever “Superheroes Against Hunger” Canstruction event in northwest Indiana. Middle-schoolers from throughout Lake and Porter Counties...

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