Flood Advisory Extended Until 1:30pm for Lake Co

The National Weather Service in Chicago has extended a Flood Advisory for Lake County until 1:30 this afternoon. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area and runoff is expected to cause minor flooding to occur in...

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Survey Finds Hoosiers Want Reliable, Low-Cost Energy


Findings from a recent survey sponsored by the Indiana Coal Council revealed some interesting results about how Hoosiers think about energy. Coal Council President Bruce Stevens told the Region News Team he found the results fascinating.

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Flood Advisory for Lake County Until 10:30am Today

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for Lake County until 10:30 this morning. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area and runoff is expected to cause minor flooding to occur in...

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Closures/Restrictions Monday for Westerfield Funeral

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INDOT is asking drivers on Monday to be aware of road restrictions in and around Gary as hundreds of police officers and mourners are expected to pay their respects at the funeral of slain veteran Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield,...

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Coumbia Ave Closed Starting Monday in Munster

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In Munster, the town's Public Works Department announced they will be closing sections of Columbia Avenue beginning on Monday for sewer replacement. Officials report the closures will place between Columbia Avenue Bridge and Ridge Road and that the work is...

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Road Restrictions in Portions of Valpo for Street Paving


Traffic restriction continue today in portions of Valparaiso for street paving. Officials report Campbell Street, from Glendale south to the bridge; Sturdy Road, from Wood to the roundabout and Washington Street, from Monroe to Indiana will have restrictions until 5pm...

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Weekend Storms May Produce Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds

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The National Weather Service in Chicago reports thunderstorms this weekend could produce some hazardous weather. Showers with a few thunderstorms are expected this morning, with additional thunderstorms expected to develop later this afternoon and into tonight, which may produce heavy...

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Former School Treasurer Accused of Misappropriating Funds

A report accusing a former Ready Elementary School extracurricular treasurer of misappropriating funds from Griffith Public Schools has been referred to the Indiana Attorney General's Office and the Lake County Prosecutor's Office. The Times reports Kelly Blackard allegedly misappropriated just...

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Gov Quinn Joins Marchers in Peace Walk in Chicago

More deadly shootings in Chicago, following last weekend's eruption of violence. Shootings Friday in the city wounded at least five people and killed a man. This as neighbors across the city gathered to send a message. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn...

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Child Uses iPad to Call for Help While Mom Has Seizure

A 4-year-old saves his mother using an iPad. ABC News reports when Kala Riley started have a diabetic seizure, her 4 year old son Elijah couldn't find the iPhone so he picked up her iPad to FaceTime his grandfather in...

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