Walmart Chooses Indiana for New E-Commerce Center

The world’s largest retailer today announced plans to locate an e-commerce fulfillment center in central Indiana, creating up to 303 new jobs by 2016. Walmart will construct and equip a new one-point-two-million square-foot facility in Plainfield to process and ship...

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Indiana Customers to Receive $685,000 in Settlement

Indiana is set to receive nearly 685-thousand-dollars as part of 550-million-dollar joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer SunTrust Mortgage out of Richmond, Virginia. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says eligible borrowers will receive payments for past mortgage origination,...

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Lynwood Officer Critically Hurt in Crash

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Family members say a Lynwood police officer from northwest Indiana was critically injured in a motorcycle accident in Iowa Saturday. 38-year-old Craig Barnes, originally from Highland and currently from Burns Harbor, was on a trip with friends and fellow officers...

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Vigil Held for Gary Boys

A vigil was held in Hobart Wednesday, where authorities say two young Gary brothers drowned in an area of water on property southwest of the Interstate 65/Ridge Road interchange. The Lake County Coroners office says 9-year-old Donel Smith and 8-year-old...

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Lake Co Poets Asked to Submit Poem for Bicentennial

In 2016, the state of Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial and to honor the event, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission is creating a “Birthday Book” of poetry. Lake County Public Library Reference Librarian Lynn Jackson told the Region News Team they...

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Murder Suspect Released from Pretrial Incarceration

A man charged with murder in LaPorte County has been released from pretrial incarceration. LaPorte County Prosecutor Bob Szilagyi issued a release today stating an Order on Motion to Suppress was entered by Judge Kathleen Lang on Monday, which bars...

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Man Arrested After Incident Outside a Portage Health Clinic

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A 22 year old Chesterton man is facing charges of battery to law enforcement, possession of marijuana and resisting law enforcement, after an incident on Tuesday outside of NorthShore Health Clinic in Portage. Portage Police report an employee of the...

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Chesterton Gun and Ammo Business Burglarized

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In Chesterton, police are investigating a burglary that took place last week at a newly opened gun and gun accessory business in the one-thousand block of Broadway. The Times reports officers arrived at the scene on Thursday, after receiving a...

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Help Sought to Locate Man Who Fondled 12 Year Old Girl

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Authorities are seeking the public's help to locate a vehicle used to assault a female juvenile last week. The Porter County Sheriff's Office announced today that at 7pm on Friday, a 12...

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Man Arrested for OWI/Speeding in Construction Zone

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A Highland man was arrested on numerous charges Tuesday afternoon, including operating while intoxicated, after a state police trooper pulled him over for speeding in a construction zone with workers present. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports at 3:30pm, a...

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