County to Hold Hearing on Hospital Tax Abatement

There's a meeting today (Tue Jun 24 th) that has to do with the question of whether or not Porter Regional Hospital is in compliance with the requirements for a decade's worth of tax breaks. Early this month, the...

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Purdue's Daniels to Testify on Space Report


Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is scheduled to speak before a U.S. House committee about human space flight. The former Governor of Indiana leads a university with a long tradition in the space program. Twenty-three Purdue graduates have become astronauts,...

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Man Killed in Hammond Motorcycle Accident

The Lake County Coroners office says a 24-year-old man died after a motorcycle accident in the 52-hundred block of Columbia Avenue in Hammond. Officials say Rogelio Guerrero of Hammond suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead shortly after 3...

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Water at High School Shut Off Over Unpaid Bills

Students at Gary Roosevelt were sent home Monday after water was shut off at the high school over long-term unpaid water bills, but there's a dispute over who's responsible for paying them. The high school has been operated by a...

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Lowell Considers East-West Thru-Street Options

State Road 2, or Commercial Avenue, is Lowell's main east-west route, and town planners want to give motorists more thru-street options to improve the flow of traffic across their community. The Times today reports the town council Monday night approved...

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Flooding in Parts of Northwest Indiana

A Flood Warning remains effect until 11 am CDT this morning (Tue 6/24) for southern Newton, southern Jasper, and northern Benton County in northwest Indiana, and southeastern Iroquois County in Illinois. Overnight law enforcement officials were reporting several roads remain...

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Griffith PD, Mansards Apts Partner for Fundraiser Saturday

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The Griffith Police Department and the Mansards Apartments are partnering for a fundraiser this weekend. Police Chief Greg Mance told the Region News Team the police department and the Mansards Apartments have had a growing relationship over the past year-and-a-half...

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Flash Flood Warning for Newton, Jasper Co Until 11pm

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Newton and Jasper Counties until 11pm CDT tonight. Slow moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across southern Newton and central Jasper Counties brought two inches of rainfall...

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Valpo Launches Tech Foundry Business Accelerator

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Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas today announced the launch of a program designed to help technology companies meet the challenges of facing a start-up, enhancing their success and speeding their entry to the marketplace. The Valparaiso-based Tech Foundry Start-up Accelerator is...

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Diabetes Basketball Camp Underway in Schererville

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A free program offered to children and young adults in northwest Indiana who have diabetes kicked off today. The 4 thannual Moses E. Cheeks Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp is taking place now...

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