Fatal House Fire Near DeMotte

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of a fatal house fire near DeMotte overnight. Jasper County Coroner Andy Boersma told the Region News Team this morning one person was pronounced dead at the scene from smoke inhalation. That person's name...

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Amended Marriage Amendment Heads to Senate

The Indiana House has voted 57-40 to send their amended marriage amendment to the state Senate. House Joint Resolution 3 would place a constitutional ban on gay marriage in the state, but because of a change made Monday, if it's...

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Backups Worsening on Borman Both Directions


7:10am CST: Backups are worsening on the Borman Expressway this morning.  INDOT reports the right four lanes are shut down near the Illinois state line due to an earlier crash near the 0.2 mile marker near Calumet Avenue. On the...

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Clearing the Air Around Hospital Ambulance Bays

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A trio of Lake County hospitals will share a $52,500 dollar grant to help clear the air around hospital ambulance bays. The funds provided through a BP Cleaner Air Through Diesel Emission Reductions Program in conjunction with a consortium of...

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Big Delays on Westbound Borman in Hammond


630a - INDOT reports the right three lanes are closed on westbound Interstate 80/94 (Borman Expressway) near the Illinois state line due to a crash. Motorists are advised to expect delays as you travel westbound on I-8/94 near mile 0.2. ...

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Valpo Mayor Delivers 2014 State of the City Address

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Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas delivers 2014 State of the City Address  
Despite the bitter cold, hundreds turned out to hear Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas annual State of the City address given Tuesday afternoon during the Valpo Chamber's Annual Meeting at


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Tips to Protect Your Identity This Tax Season

Indiana Department of Revenue

Identity theft criminals steal both money and a sense of security from their victims, and they are growing in numbers. In 2012, they stole more than $24.7 billion from the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Victims of...

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Fundraiser Wednesday for New Lake County Therapy Dog

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(Photo Courtesy of the Lake County Sheriff's Office)

A new “deputy” was recently added to the Lake County Sheriff's Department staff. Buddy is a six-month old Labrador Retriever mix donated by Sheriff John Buncich and is a partnership with the...

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LaPorte PD Seek Help to Locate Wanted Man

Jamie Hough

(Photos Courtesy of the LaPorte Police Department)

Police in LaPorte are seeking the public's help in locating a 34 year old man wanted on a warrant for felony battery. LaPorte Police describe Jamie Hough as a white male, 6'1”, weighing...

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IN House Passes Measure to Ban Marriage Equality

The Indiana House today passed House Joint Resolution 3, a measure that seeks to place a ban on marriage equality in the Indiana Constitution. House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, of Michigan City, called the legislation completely unnecessary and says legislators...

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