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PCSAC: Number One Problem in Porter Co is Alcohol

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Registration is underway for a free, community-wide event later this month to explore the issues of around underage drinking and heroin use/abuse. Beatrice Owen, Director of the Porter County Substance Abuse Council, told the Region News Team during a recent...

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Mental Health Challenges More Common Than We Think

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May is National Health Awareness Month and the state head of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, wants Hoosiers to know how prevalent mental illness is.  


Joshua Sprunger, executive director of NAMI Indiana, says while one in 17 Hoosiers...

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Men Arrested After Guns, Drugs Recovered in Dolton Home

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Two men face armed violence and multiple drug charges after being arrested during the execution of a search warrant at home in Dolton, Illinois. The Cook County Sheriff's Office reports, just before...

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Burger Wars Begin to Pick Best Burger in Porter County

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A bracket-style contest to crown the best burgers in Porter County begins tomorrow. The contest is an initiative of Indiana Dunes Tourism and the Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission and was designed to highlight the fact there are so many...

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Rail Crossing in Griffith at S. Colfax to Reopen on 5/16

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The railroad crossing at South Colfax Avenue in Griffith will reopen to traffic by 5am tomorrow morning, according to an announcement today by officials with the Town of Griffith. The crossing, which has been closed since April 28 thfor...

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New Research to Help Parents of Adolescent Teens

Parents have known for years what new research has recently revealed, teens' brains differ from those of adults.  As a result, behavioral experts can help parents guide their children through what is often a difficult time in their lives.
 
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Funeral Service Announced for Valpo Man Killed in Crash

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Funeral services have been scheduled for a 68 year old Valparaiso man killed in a head-on crash Tuesday evening. Porter County Sheriff's Police report Glenn Jennings was pronounced dead at the scene after his...

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Man Who Stole from the Dead

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Police in Crown Point have filed conversion charges against a 23 year old Wheatfield man accused of stealing a diamond ring from the deceased's hands during a funeral service at Burns Funeral Home. Police report funeral home staff notified the...

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FCC Promises Will Keep Open Internet

The FCC voted to debate new rules that could change the speed we get some content on the Internet. That means some companies could pay to get priority fast lines to your computer or smart phone. ABC News reports that...

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Schererville PD Investigating Armed Robbery

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In Schererville, police are investigating after an alleged armed robbery that occurred just after 11am this morning. Police say the manager of the Quickest Trip Mart, in the 51-hundred block of Pine Island Drive in Crown Point, reported a black...

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