219: Taltree Winter Fun

With winter weather here to stay, Taltree Arboretum and Gardens is finding different ways for Region residents to enjoy nature. Anicia Kosky, Communications Director, says Taltree Arboretum and Gardens has alot to offer. Winter activities include classes, hiking, cross country...

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IN Farm Bureau Applauds Passage of SB 101 and 186

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The Indiana Farm Bureau is thanking the state House today regarding the passage of two senate bills that will now head to the Governor's desk for his signature. Senate Bill 101, otherwise known as the so-called “Ag-Gag” legislation, passed by...

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Man Dies After Being Run Over by Car in Hammond

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A 44 year old Hammond man was killed Monday night after being run over by car in the 400 block of Michigan Avenue. Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller says officers were called to the scene around 7:40pm in reference to...

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Family Dog May Be to Blame for House Fire in LaPorte

A LaPorte family has been displaced while repairs take place after their home caught on fire Monday afternoon. LaPorte Police report, at approximately 1:15pm, a neighbor saw smoke coming from the home, located in the 16-hundred block of Stone Lake...

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Man Talked Down After Threats to Jump Off Overpass

LaPorte PD

A LaPorte man who threatened to jump off an overpass Monday night surrendered without incident after nearly two-hours of negotiation with police officers. LaPorte Police report officers were dispatched to the US Highway 35 overpass, at approximately 9:16pm, and located...

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Crenshaw Sentenced for Stealing from Merrillville

A former town of Merrillville employee was sentenced on Monday to two-and-a-half years in prison for stealing bond money. 43 year old Virlissa Crenshaw was ordered to pay over 176-thousand dollars in restitution to Merrillville and three-years supervised release following...

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Traffic Light Issue in St. Joseph County Causing Back Ups


The St. Joseph County Police Department would like to advise travelers and commuters that the traffic light at the intersection of State Road 933 and Cleveland Road will be out of order until 11am this morning.  Traffic has already backed...

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Three Middle School Students Face Drug Charges

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Three Willowcreek Middle School students were arrested on Friday on charges that include misdemeanor possession of marijuana and dealing marijuana on school property, a felony. Portage Police report an officer was informed upon arrival that a 7 thgrade student...

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Chicago Prison Escapee Sentenced

A man who made a daring Chicago prison escape was sentenced Monday. ABC News reports in 2012 Kenneth Conley, and Joseph Banks managed to escape their 17th floor prison cell by scaling down the side of the building with a...

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Tossed Pasta Nets Jail Stay for Hotel Visitor

The La Porte County Sheriff's Department say officers responding to an early morning disturbance at an area hotel found a bowl of overturned pasta and a guest reportedly yelling.

According to reports the incident began when a 38 year-old Valparaiso...

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