Iodine Recommendation for Pregnant Women

A prestigious physician's group is rolling out a new recommendation for younger women, especially those thinking of starting a family. ABC News reports pregnant women should make sure they get enough iodine in their diets, because it plays such a...

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Pence to Kick Off $71.4 Million Rail Upgrade on Thursday

Gov Mike Pence

A project to improve congestion on a passenger and freight rail line in northwest Indiana is expected to officially kick-off later this week. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to join representatives from Amtrak, the Federal Rail Administration and Norfolk...

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Porter PD Seek Public's Help to Locate Vehicle

Police in Porter say a vehicle struck an unoccupied structure in the one-thousand block of Carlson Corners, around 2:30am Monday, causing over ten-thousand dollars in damage. Porter Police report they are looking for the driver of a blue 2011-to-2014 Toyota...

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Blessing of the Waters in East Chicago

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In East Chicago, Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Port Authority held the annual “Blessing of the Waters Ceremony” on Memorial Day. Mayor Copeland addressed boaters, residents and honored our fallen Armed Services troops. A...

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Teen Arrested for Alcohol Violation and Assaulting Nurse

LaPorte PD

In LaPorte, police announced today a male juvenile has been charged with battering a medical professional and violation of Alcoholic Beverage Control acts. LaPorte Police report that on Monday, May 19 th, at 12:17pm, officers responded to Patton Cemetery...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Antonio Yanders

Antonio Yanders

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A 29 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for murder and attempted murder is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task...

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New Bus Route in Hammond

A new bus route in Hammond was beginning today (May 27). A few months ago, the Gary Public Transportation Corporation approved the expansion of service into their neighboring city, naming the new Hammond route “Lakeshore South," including Purdue University Calumet...

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Tri-Creek Seeking Bids on New Bus Facility

In Lowell, the Tri-Creek School Board is now in the process of seeking bids for the new transportation center they want to build on land near Lowell Middle School, at Cline Avenue and Belshaw Road. It will replace their current...

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Police: Public's Help Sought in Solving Sexual Assault

In Portage, police are seeking the public's help in solving a sexual assault officers say occurred in an apartment at the Willowcreek Estates apartment complex at Willowcreek and Lute Roads shortly after 2:30 Sunday morning (May 25). Police say after...

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East Chicago Gets $1.3M to Fight Blight

East Chicago today announced that they are getting over one-point-three million dollars to fight blight. That's their share of more than 15-million dollars recently awarded out of the state's Hardest Hit Fund to tear down abandoned homes. Gary, Hammond, Indianapolis...

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