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Hazardous Beach Conditions. Rip Currents Expected

The National Weather Services has issued Beach Hazards statements that take effect later today and continue into Tuesday for northwest Indiana counties along the Lake Michigan shoreline due to:

* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected.
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Woman Killed in Lake Shafer Boat Accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal boating accident on Lake Shafer. Officials say 43-year-old Anne Wittstock of Burbank, Illinois, was operating a personal watercraft when for unknown reasons, she drove into the NIPSCO security cables that are stretched across...

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Valpo PD Invites Community to Be Part of Natl Night Out

The 31 stAnnual National Night Out is less than a month away, and Valparaiso Police Chief Michael Brickner is inviting community members to organize an activity for the event, Tuesday August 5th, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Officers from...

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Murder Charge Filed Against Son in Hospital Stabbing

A 60-year-old man has been accused of fatally stabbing his mother in her hospital room at Methodist Hospitals Southlake campus in Merrillville early Friday. According to the Lake County Prosecutor's office, a a murder charge was filed against Rodney Louis...

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Funeral Services Today for Officer Westerfield

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The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising motorists of road restrictions in and around Gary today (Monday July 14) as hundreds of mourners are expected at funeral services for slain veteran Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, who was killed in...

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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

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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.

When choosing a source...

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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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