SCOTUS: Police Need Warrant Before Seaching Your Phone

By a 9-to-0 vote, the Supreme Court has ruled that police must first get a warrant before searching the cell phones of the suspects they arrest. ABC News reports Chief Justice John Roberts says "cell phones" could today just as...

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New Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Wicker Park


Electric vehicle drivers in the Region, and enthusiasts, are encouraged to attend the unveiling of a new electric vehicle charging station tomorrow afternoon in Highland's Wicker Memorial Park. NIPSCO's Kathleen Szot told the Region News Team the public charging station...

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2014 South Shore Air Show Canceled Due to Flooding


For the second year in a row the South Shore Air Show is a no-go. During a press conference today the CEO's of Fair Oaks Farms and the Shore Shore Convention and Visitors Authority announced the 2014 South Shore Air...

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Survey Finds Over Half of All Americans Can't Swim

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A new national survey from the American Red Cross found that while 80 percent of Americans say they can swim, only 56 percent can actually perform the five basic water safety skills.

These critical water safety skills, also known as...

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Man Arrested in Connection with Shooting at LaPorte Bar

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A suspect is in custody being held on a 100-thousand dollar bond in connection with an early morning shooting on Tuesday at a LaPorte bar. LaPorte Police report 32 year old Shirron Taylor...

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Rep Pelath Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement in the wake of U.S. District Judge Richard Young’s ruling that Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional:

“For years now, the people of this state...

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Portage Mayor Concerned Over Tag Day Issues

Will the city of Portage end up putting the brakes on tag day fundraisers over safety concerns?  The tag-day events collect funds at intersections along busy Central Avenue. Mayor James Snyder told the Board of Works this week that if...

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Hammond Shooting Occurs Near Traffic Stop

In Hammond, a 33-year-old man was reportedly shot just steps away from where an officer was conducting a traffic stop in the 56-hundred block of Calumet Avenue around 7-o'clock Tuesday evening. One person was taken into custody. The shooting victim...

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Missing Elderly Man Found After Nine-Hour Search

LaPorte County Sheriffs Police say an 81-year-old man was found safe early today after wandering away from his home on foot near Rolling Prairie. Just after 9 pm Tuesday deputies from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office were called out...

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New East Chicago HealthLinc Opens

HealthLinc has announced their new location in East Chicago at 1313 West Chicago Avenue is now seeing patients. The clinic officially opened its doors this past Monday and replaces the facility at 100 West Chicago Avenue. HealthLinc CEO Beth Wrobel...

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