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State Won't Recognize Recent Same-Sex Marriages

Same-sex marriages performed around the Region and the state in the hours and days after a federal court overturned Indiana's ban on gay marriage are not to be recognized by state agencies. The directive by Governor Mike Pence applies only...

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Hundreds Ride in Rose Run for Fallen Officer

Hundreds of motorcycle riders took part in a Rose Run from Portage to Gary Wednesday to remember slain Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield. They traveled to the Gary Public Safety Facility at 555 Polk Street, where each rider laid a...

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Visclosky Announces Grant Award for East Chicago FD

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First District Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced the East Chicago Fire Department has been awarded a 126-thousand dollar grant under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. Congressman Visclosky says, “firefighters are public servants who put their...

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Valpo Comcast Service Center to Close August 15th

Comcast will close its only Porter County location next month. The service center located at 17 North Washington Street is scheduled to close on August 15 thdue to more customers doing business online as opposed to physically going to...

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NW Indiana Native Named as New Deputy Chief of Staff

A northwest Indiana native is one of four people named today as new deputy chiefs of staff to Indiana Governor Mike Pence in his executive office to better serve agencies and the public. Danielle McGrath will join the Governor's Office...

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Keep Spray-On Sunscreen Away From Kids

If you're trying to protect your kids from the sun, you should stay away from sunscreen that comes in a spray bottle - so says Consumer Reports. ABC News reports the concern with spray-on sunscreen is kids might breathe it...

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Valpo Man Charged with Filming Nude 15 Year Old Girl

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A Valparaiso man has been charged with child exploitation and possession of child pornography after allegedly hiding a cell phone in the bedroom of a 15 year old girl to film her naked. The Times reports the girl told police...

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Reward Offered for Info in Death of Gary Police Officer

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Lake County Sheriff John Buncich announced today that a ten-thousand dollar reward is being offered for any information leading to the conviction of a suspect or suspects in the fatal shooting of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield. Westerfield,...

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Body of Woman Found in Car in Gary Identified

The body of a black female discovered on Monday in the trunk of a car in the woods of the two-thousand block of East 22 ndPlace and Iowa Street in Gary has been identified. Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey...

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Search Continues for Missing Woman in St. Joseph River

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The search continues for a missing 25 year old South Bend woman on the Saint Joseph River. Indiana Conservation Police report they, along with South Bend Police and Fire, responded to reports of a woman in the river calling for...

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