Could Be Lights Out for Energizing Indiana

Indiana lawmakers are powering down a two-year-old state program meant to help homeowners, schools and industries save energy. Senate Bill 340, now awaiting the Governor's signature, ends the Energizing Indiana program that provides free in-home energy audits at the end...

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Feds Seek Hospital Building Records

Federal investigations continue to swirl around Porter County, this time seeking records regarding the construction of the new Porter Regional Hospital and a nearby medical office building, according to the executive director of the county plan commission.  In December, published...

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Dolton Company Moving to Munster

An Illinois-based company that makes food processing equipment is moving their headquarters to Lake County, Indiana. AM Manufacturing Company, a dough processing machine builder, announced plans today to relocate its headquarters from Dolton, Illinois, to Munster, creating up to 40...

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Winter Isn't Finished with the Region

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Lake and Porter Counties in northwest Indiana with a Winter Storm Watch for the rest of the Region from tonight through Wednesday afternoon.  Meteorologists say snow is expected to begin late tonight,...

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One Dead, Two Injured in Gary Shooting

In Gary, police say one person is dead and two others were injured in a shooting in the area of the 11-hundred block of Dekalb Street. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 9:30 Monday night. No other information was available...

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Valpo Man Arrested for Burglary of Neighbor's Residence

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Authorities are crediting a neighbor's tip in the arrest of a 31 year old man for burglary. The Porter County Sheriff's Office reports a neighbor witnessed the suspect, Christopher Gilbert of Valparaiso, “sneak out” of a trailer in the 500...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Eric M. Johnson

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(Photo Courtesy of the US Marshals Service)

A 20 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office on numerous charges, including attempted murder, is the US Marshals, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force's “Fugitive of the Week”. Eric Martel...

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Porter County Sheriff's Officers Honored for Saving Lives

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(Photos Courtesy of Brent Brown.  ABOVE: Sgt. Chavez being honored along with
family members. BELOW: Porter County Sheriff's Officers honored for saving lives.)

A number of officers from the Porter County Sheriff's Office were honored today (Monday) for their efforts...

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Four Arrested for Fighting at Agape Church

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Four individuals were taken into custody on Friday after an altercation at a church parking lot in LaPorte. LaPorte Police report officers were called to the scene, in the 16-hundred block of I Street for a fight in progress, and...

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Indiana Black Barbershop Health

Several northwest Indiana communities will be participating in the 4 thAnnual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative next month. The initiative seeks to enlighten African American men to better understand cardiovascular diseases through screening and education, as recent figures from...

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