Next Week Final Week to Enjoy ValPLAYso

(Photo Courtesy of the Valpo Parks Foundation)

Next week is the final week to enjoy the current ValPLAYso playground. Valpo Parks Foundation Executive Director John Seibert told the Region News Team that even though the new ValPLAYso playground will not...

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Campaign to Lower Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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(Photo Courtesy of the Lake County Coroner's Office. Right of
Coroner Frey is Kathy Podorsek, RN, Clinical Director “The Birth Place”
next to Kathy is Amber Cole RN, Nurse Educator both of St. Anthony’s Hospital.)

Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey...

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Gary Mayor to Share Strategies to Address Spike in Crime

City of Gary

In light of the spike in crime in the City of Gary, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be hosting a press conference on Monday morning to share a multi-faceted strategy which focuses on enforcement, prevention, education and technology. Mayor Freeman-Wilson and...

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Crash on Governor's Motorcycle Ride, Pence Not Involved

Four participants at an event today to promote motorcycle awareness were involved in a crash. ABATE of Indiana's annual Ride With The Governor began this morning at the Statehouse and included three stops along the 141 mile route, in Columbus,...

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Westville Man Wanted on Warrant Captured After Chase

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A 38 year old Westville man wanted on an arrest warrant for dealing heroin is in custody after leading police on a chase Tuesday. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office announced today that James Brinsfield has been additionally charged with resisting...

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Coroner Seeking Help to Locate Next of Kin of Gary Man


Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey is asking for the public's help in locating family members of a 69 year old Gary man who recently died. Justo Arazoza died in his home on July 3 rdof natural causes. The Coroner...

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Measles Case Confirmed in Central Indiana

IN Sate Dept of Health

State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in Central Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health reports they are working with local health departments and health care providers to identify additional cases and to prevent further transmission of...

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US 30 Overnight Lane Restrictions Begin Monday Night

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Overnight lane restrictions begin Monday evening on US 30, between the state line and US 41. The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that one lane of US 30 will be restricted in either the east or westbound lanes during...

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LaPorte Police Seek Public's Help to Locate Wanted Men

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(Photos Courtesy of LaPorte Police. ABOVE:
Jeremy Swedersky. MIDDLE: Matthew Gillon.
BELOW: Christopher Kelly.)

Police in LaPorte are seeking the public's help to locate three men originally listed as a Wanted Person of the Week. 42 year old Jeremy Swedersky...

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Truck Carrying Pineapples Rolls Over on I-65


In Tippecanoe County early today, Indiana State Police say a semi filled with pineapples rolled over on Interstate 65 near Lafayette. The accident closed the right lane of I-65 northbound at the 174 mile marker; this is one mile south...

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