Ford Heights Teen Charged in Shooting Death

Cook County Sheriff

A 16 year old Ford Heights, Illinois, teenager was charged with first-degree murder on Friday in the shooting death of a 17 year old. The Cook County Sheriff's Office reports Paris Walker got into a verbal argument with the victim,...

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Authorities Say Bring Pets Inside During Frigid Temps

Lake Co. Sherrif

Authorities are reminding pet owners that you are subject to animal neglect statues and could face prosecution if you leave your animals outside in the cold and sub-zero temperatures. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports the law mandates that your...

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Winter Safety Tips During Extended Cold Temps


Merrillville, Ind. – As Indiana continues to experience the latest blast of frigid temperatures, NIPSCO reminds customers of important safety tips during snowy and icy conditions.

NIPSCO crews across the region will be working to ensure safe, reliable natural gas...

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Power Outages Reported in Some NWI Communities

Some northwest Indiana communities woke up to power outages this morning. According to NIPSCO's outage map, there were over 900 without power in Michigan City, but electricity has since been restored. At last check over 130 were without power in Schererville,...

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ISP: Hazardous Road Conditions in NWI

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Potentially hazardous travel conditions on interstates as numerous slide-offs are being reported throughout northwest Indiana this morning. Indiana State Police Lowell post reports the roads are snow-packed, icy and blown over and they are asking drivers to please rethink any...

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Winter WX Advisory Continues into Saturday for NWI

national weather service

The National Weather Service reports a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10am EST/9am CST tomorrow for Lake, Porter, Newton and Jasper Counties and until 4pm EST/3pm CST for LaPorte, Starke and Pulaski Counties . Snow is expected to...

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Pence Praises MC Agencies and All Involved in I-94 Tragedy

Indiana Governor Mike Pence this afternoon contacted Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer and asked that the Mayor forward his gratitude and compliments to all of the Michigan City agencies involved in the heartbreaking accident Thursday on I-94 that claimed the...

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IU Health LaPorte and Starke Offer Warming Stations

IU LaPorte Hospital

La Porte, IN – IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals will offer warming stations for individuals and families in need of relief from below zero temperatures. Community members can visit the main lobby at IU Health Starke Hospital 24...

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AG Monitoring Propane Prices as Shortage Worsens

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to conserve the amount of propane used to heat as weather conditions and supply shortages worsen. Zoeller says the propane shortage is being felt across the Midwest and that a number of...

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Warming Centers Available in Michigan City

Officials in Michigan City are reminding residents that warming center locations are available for those who need them. Mayor Ron Meer says brutally cold air is expected to stick with us through next week, with temperatures in the single digits...

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