John Will Anderson Boys and Girls Club Gets $100,000 Donation

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(Photo Courtesy of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana)

A 100-thousand dollar check was presented this morning as a donation honoring the John Will Anderson Boys and Girls Club in Gary. Marketing Manager Megan Henning told the Region...

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LaPorte Man Charged with Assaulting Police Officer

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(Photo Courtesy of the LaPorte Police Department)

A LaPorte man has been charged with one-count of felony battery for assaulting a police officer early this morning. LaPorte Police report they responded to the 15-hundred block of Lincolnway, just before 12:30am,...

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Rollover Crash on I-80/94 Injures Merrillville Man

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)

A 28 year old Merrillville man was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries early this morning after a rollover crash on I-80/94. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports a preliminary investigation revealed that...

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Driver Flown to Illinois Hospital After Crash

Porter County Sheriffs Police say a Lowell woman was being flown to a Chicago-area hospital after the Chevy Cobalt she was driving went off the road and struck a tree on State Road 2 south of County Road 100 South...

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Pothole Patching Crews Around the Region

Region motorists are advised to be aware of pothole patching crews working around northwest Indiana today... including Indianapolis Boulevard, State Road 55, US 41, and Broadway in Lake County and State Road 49 near Chesterton in Porter County... also near...

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Local Workplaces Make 'Fit-Friendly' List


Region workplaces are among 47 Indiana companies recognized Thursday as "Fit-Friendly" by the American Heart Association.  Here's the full news release:

The American Heart Association today recognized 47 Indiana companies as Fit-Friendly Companies for promoting physical activity and health in...

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Former White Sox Manager Jim Fregosi Dies at 71

Former White Sox skipper Jim Fregosi has died after suffering multiple strokes on an MLB alumni cruise last weekend. Fregosi also served stints managing the Angels, Phillies and Blue Jays. He managed the White Sox from 1986...

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Indiana Lawmaker, Daughter Hurt in Crash

State Representative David Niezgodski

South Bend State Representative David Niezgodski and his 23-year-old daughter are now said to be in stable condition after being injured in a car crash in downtown Indianapolis last night. They were earlier reported as critical....

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Jerauld Joseph Reinhart, 1929-2014


The founder of Ross Summer Music Theater died Thursday. After serving in the U.S. Air Force for two years, Jerauld Joseph Reinhart, who was born in Princeton, Indiana, moved to Merrillville where he started teaching music at Merrillville High School....

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Gary Public Transit GM Heading to Maryland

The general manager of Gary Public Transportation Corporation is resigning to take an executive job with the Maryland Transit Administration in Baltimore next month. Daryl Lampkins has headed the Gary agency since 2005. His resignation comes as Gary public transit...

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