Fair Oaks Woman Files Lawsuit for Wrongful Lockup

A woman from Fair Oaks is suing the Lake and Newton County Sheriff's Departments. According to the civil rights lawsuit filed this week in US District Court, Ana L. Rodriguez claims she was arrested on an outstanding warrant in...

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Pence Directs Flags Be Flown at Half-Staff Monday

Gov Mike Pence

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff Monday in honor of Memorial Day. Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the men...

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Memorial Day Weekend Services and Parades

The public is invited to attend a number of Memorial Day services and parades taking place this holiday weekend in northwest Indiana. On Sunday, Vietnam Veterans of America, Porter County Chapter 905, will hold a service at 2pm, at the...

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Retiring Principal Honored for Water Safety Achievement

HOly Family School

(Photo Courtesy of the Indiana DNR. Left to Right:
Paul McMinn Assistant Recreation Director South Bend
Parks and Recreation Department, Sister Joan Marie
Principal Holy Family School, Battalion Chief Al “Buddy” Kirsits
Penn Township Fire Department, Indiana Conservation Officer

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Ribbon Cutting at EC Park for New Park Equipment

EC playground equipment

(Photo Courtesy of ECTV)

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Kosiuszko Park in East Chicago, celebrating newly installed park equipment. Mayor Anthony Copeland and the Common Council were on hand for the ceremony, with Mayor Copeland saying this new...

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Foster Parents Recruitment Dinner June 5th in Chesterton

Indiana Department of Child Services

There is a need for more foster parents in Porter County to provide temporary supervision and stability for children. The Porter County office of the Indiana Department of Child Services is holding a special informational meeting for prospective foster parents...

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Not Guilty Plea Entered for Man Accused of Attacking Police

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Not guilty pleas were entered today at a hearing on behalf of a 34 year old Illinois man charged with numerous felonies after leading Portage Police on a pursuit late Tuesday morning, which injured officers and damaged multiple squad cars....

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Take Time Today to Talk About Child Saftey

Take 25

Today is National Missing and Exploited Children Day and parents and teachers are being encouraged to honor and observe it by participating in the “Take 25” program. To participate, just take 25 minutes today to talk with your child, or...

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Twelve Apartments Evacuated After Fire in Hobart

hobart apt fire

(Photo Courtesy of the Times)

In Hobart, crews responded to a fire at the Lake of the Woods apartment complex off Lake Park Avenue Thursday night. The Times today says twelve apartments were evacuated after a fire in one of...

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Concern Over Recalled Meat Widens to Indiana, Illinois

The US Food Safety and Inspection Service says it's possible that stores in several states -- including Indiana and Illinois -- received some of the nearly two million pounds of beef products recently recalled by Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit...

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