Five New Troopers Patrolling Roads in Lowell District

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from left to right are Heflin, Arnold, Stancy, House and Hansen)

Indiana now has 46 new state troopers patrolling the roads, five of which are assigned to the Lowell District. The five...

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Subject Takes Hostages in Harvey, Two Officers Shot

An unknown number of people are being held hostage at a home in Harvey, Illinois. The Times reports a 911 call was made just before 1pm this afternoon for a burglary in progress at West 147 thStreet and Robey...

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Residents Invited to Lake Station Neighborhood Watch Meeting

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The Lake Station Police Department is inviting residents to attend the city's Neighborhood Watch program tomorrow. Chief Kevin Garber Sr. told the Region News Team this will be the city's first Neighborhood Watch meeting since the program dissolved back in...

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Consumer Protections Increase Proposed for Military

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller was joined today by several state lawmakers to discuss a legislative proposal to increase consumer protections for military service members. The Indiana Service Member’s Civil Relief Act would allow current serving National Guardsmen and women...

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More Kids Hit By Cars in Sept Than Any Other Month

As kids get ready to go back to school, experts are warning: Children are more likely now - than during any other time of the year - to get hurt by cars. ABC News reports the group Safe Kids Worldwide...

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One of Two Semi Trucks Stolen Recovered in Gary

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In Portage, police report one of two semi trucks and trailers reported stolen have been recovered. Portage Police report on Monday, officers responded to Trans Finance, in the 12-hundred block of Marine View Street, and learned two semi trucks and...

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Indiana State Police Announce Porter Co Checkpoint

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Indiana State Police have announced a sobriety checkpoint by Lowell Post Troopers in Porter County this Friday evening (August 22, 2014). Motorists are asked to have their driver’s license and vehicle registrations available as that will help minimize the amount...

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Opportunity Enterprises Announces Interim CEO

Opportunity Enterprises has announced the appointment of an interim CEO.  Here is the news release issued by the agency today:

Opportunity Enterprises’ Board of Directors announces the appointment of Ellen DeMartinis to the position of Interim CEO for the agency,...

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Fire at Gary Works Quickly Brought Under Control

A spokesperson for U.S. Steel says a fire at the Gary Works plant this morning (Tuesday August 19) was quickly brought under control. A statement from U.S. Steel Public Affairs Representative Sarah Cassella said there were no injuries and production...

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VanDenburgh to Hold Legislative Ofc Hours in Lake Co


Democratic Crown Point State Representative Shelli VanDenburgh has announced she'll be holding legislative office hours at three locations in Indiana House District 19 on Friday, August 29. She'll be at the Crown Point Library first, then the Winfield library branch,...

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