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Reminding Drivers to Slow Down in School Zones

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School is back in session in the many communities in the region, including in Hammond. Hammond Police Lt. Patrick Vicari told the Region News Team they are asking motorists to take their time and slow down in school zones during...

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Severe T-Storm Watch Until 12am EST

Storms this evening causing numerous outages in northwest Indiana. NIPSCO's Outage Map is showing over 42-hundred customers are without power as of 5:50pm, while Kankakee Valley REMC is show just under 40 members without electricity. A severe thunderstorm watch is...

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Pepsi Donates to Cedar Lake Boys and Girls Club

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(Photo Courtesy of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana. (from left to right)
Roland “Bub” Wise (Lake County Fair President), Kristina Balog (Cedar Lake Club Director)
and Michael Steffan (Pepsi Beverage Company).


The Boys and Girls Clubs of...

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Severe T-Storm Warning Until 6pm

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Porter County, northern Jasper and southwest Lake County until 6pm tonight. Hazards associated with this storm include 60 mile per hour wind gusts....

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Heavy Precipitation Impacts Region Roads

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A photo that could be mistaken for a night time scene, actually was taken shortly before 5p.m. CDT this afternoon is the result of heavy precipitation effecting traffic speeds-especially both directions on the Borman (I-80/94).  The slowing traffic is causing...

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Two Bodies Discovered in Portage Apartment

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The Porter County Coroner's Office has been called this evening to the 700 hundred block of Pittsburgh Avenue in Portage. Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris told the Region News team that two bodies were found in an apartment. No further...

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Sen. Coats: Medical Device Tax is Indiana Job Killer

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Indiana Senator Dan Coats is putting out a call to repeal the Medical Device Tax, that went into effect by way of the Affordable Care Act on January 1st, 2013.  Responding today to a Treasury Department report that points to...

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Death of Unidentified Man in Gary Ruled a Homicide

The death of an unidentified man who was pronounced shortly after 6am today in Gary has been ruled a homicide. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports the man died due to blunt force trauma in the 67-hundred block of West...

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Grants Awarded to Area Volunteer Fire Departments

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Rural and volunteer fire departments in Porter and La Porte counties along with departments in over 25 other Indiana counties been awarded over $194,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants.  According to a press release from the grant administrator, the Department...

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Autopsy Findings on Portage Man Consistent with Drowning

An autopsy was conducted on Wednesday on the body of a 52 year old Portage man whose body was recovered from Lake Minnehaha at Jellystone Camp Resort in Portage on Tuesday afternoon. Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris told the Region...

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