UNCF Mayor's Inaugural Breakfast Raises $38,000

KFW and Lomax

(Photo Courtesy of the City of Gary. Mayor Freeman-Wilson with
UNCF President and CEO Michael Lomax, Ph.D.)

An event today in Gary that included over 300 Gary Civic and Business leaders gathered to support education and raised more than 38-thousand...

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Pence Testifies in Favor of Voluntary Pre-K Program

Gov Mike Pence

For the first time since being elected Indiana's Governor, Mike Pence testified today in support of a bill. Governor Pence testified in favor of a voluntary, pre-K program before the Indiana Senate Education and Career Development Committee, stating that reducing...

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Calumet City Man Arrested on 3 Counts of Child Molesting

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A 33 year old Calumet City man is currently being held in the Fulton County Jail on three felony charges of child molesting and one felony count of child solicitation. Indiana State Police Peru District reports the two-month investigation began...

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Hwy Worker Survives Being Pinned Between 2 Plow Trucks

A LaPorte County highway worker is going to be okay after being pinned between two snow trucks today. The Times reports Joseph Skalka was flown to a South Bend hospital for his injuries which were sustained when he walked between...

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St. Joseph River Watershed Settlements Reached

A trio of settlements to eliminate overflows of raw sewage into the St. Joseph River was completed today. US Attorney David Capp announced the City of Mishawaka has agreed to make an estimated 132-point-one million dollars worth of improvements to...

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Crash Closes 2 NB Lanes of I-65 near 109th Ave.


A crash involving two semis is backing up all lanes northbound I-65 near the 109th Avenue Crown Point/Winfield exit.

A traffic tipster originally reported an accident at around 2:20p.m. CST, with other tipsters reporting a semi apparently rear-ended the other


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Calls for Banks/Retailers to Adopt Chip and PIN Card System

With so many retail stores getting their systems hacked and customer information stolen, a solution may be implemented.. ABC News reports following congressional hearings on data breaches at stores, there are now calls for banks and retailers to adopt the...

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Porter Co HS Students Wanted for Valpo Jr Police Academy

Valpo PD

High school students who have an interest in law enforcement can apply now for the Valparaiso Police Department's Junior Police Academy. Police report the academy is designed for high school students to meet officers and learn about the day-to-day activities...

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Three People Arrested on Drug Related Charges in LaPorte

LaPorte PD

The LaPorte Police Department today announced three recent arrests on drug-related charges as the result of on-going investigations by the county's Metro Operations Unit involving the distribution of narcotics and illegal drugs in and around the LaPorte area. Police report...

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No Fireworks This 4th of July in Michigan City

In Michigan City, there won't be a fireworks display for the Fourth of July this year. Money's tight and the community is dealing with a budget shortfall from delays in receiving property tax revenues. Mayor Ron Meer tells today's Times...

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