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Gary Shares Plans for Funding to Address Blight

Gary Blight Money meeting

(Photo Courtesy of the City of Gary. Left to right: Richard Leverett, Chief of Staff,
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Joseph Van dyk, Director of Redevelopment and
BrendaScott-Henry, Director of Green Urbanism and Environmental Affairs.)

Gary, IND. – Last week, Lt. Governor...

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Brookdale Communities in NWI Changing Their Name

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Brookdale communities in northwest Indiana will be changing their name next month. Officials with what is no longer going to be called Sterling House Merrillville say the new name, which will be unveiled during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday,...

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RSVP for Foster Parents Recruitment Dinner by 5/29

Indiana Department of Child Services

There is a need for more foster parents in Porter County to provide temporary supervision and stability for children. The Porter County office of the Indiana Department of Child Services is holding a special informational meeting for prospective foster parents...

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Iodine Recommendation for Pregnant Women

A prestigious physician's group is rolling out a new recommendation for younger women, especially those thinking of starting a family. ABC News reports pregnant women should make sure they get enough iodine in their diets, because it plays such a...

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Pence to Kick Off $71.4 Million Rail Upgrade on Thursday

Gov Mike Pence

A project to improve congestion on a passenger and freight rail line in northwest Indiana is expected to officially kick-off later this week. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to join representatives from Amtrak, the Federal Rail Administration and Norfolk...

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Porter PD Seek Public's Help to Locate Vehicle

Police in Porter say a vehicle struck an unoccupied structure in the one-thousand block of Carlson Corners, around 2:30am Monday, causing over ten-thousand dollars in damage. Porter Police report they are looking for the driver of a blue 2011-to-2014 Toyota...

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Blessing of the Waters in East Chicago

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(Photos Courtesy of ECTV)

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In East Chicago, Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Port Authority held the annual “Blessing of the Waters Ceremony” on Memorial Day. Mayor Copeland addressed boaters, residents and honored our fallen Armed Services troops. A...

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Teen Arrested for Alcohol Violation and Assaulting Nurse

LaPorte PD


In LaPorte, police announced today a male juvenile has been charged with battering a medical professional and violation of Alcoholic Beverage Control acts. LaPorte Police report that on Monday, May 19 th, at 12:17pm, officers responded to Patton Cemetery...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Antonio Yanders

Antonio Yanders

(Photo Courtesy of the US Marshals Service)

A 29 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for murder and attempted murder is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task...

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New Bus Route in Hammond

A new bus route in Hammond was beginning today (May 27). A few months ago, the Gary Public Transportation Corporation approved the expansion of service into their neighboring city, naming the new Hammond route “Lakeshore South," including Purdue University Calumet...

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