Indiana Dad Catches Son's 1st Professional Home Run

A minor league baseball player from central Indiana hits his first professional home run and it lands in his dad's hands. Marty Gregor drove five hours from Carmel, just outside Indianapolis, to Iowa to watch his son, Houston Astros prospect...

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Region STOP Team Arrests 2 on Prescription Drug Charges

East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker says a recent investigation into the illegal sales of prescription drugs in two Lake County cities has resulted in two arrests made by the Region STOP Team. Becker says on Friday investigators took a...

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Two Injured in Accident on Bass Lake

Two people were injured in an accident on Bass Lake in Starke County. Indiana Conservation Officers say a 33-year-old California man operating personal watercraft collided with a 26-year-old North Judson woman who was also operating personal watercraft, and they were...

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Indiana Schedules Meetings on HIP 2.0


Indiana's Family and Social Services Administration is holding two public hearings on HIP two-point-oh this week. The first one's tomorrow (Wed May 28), the next one's this Thursday (Thu May 29). Both are in Indianapolis. Governor Mike Pence has announced...

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Local Mayor on National Blog of Rising Political Stars


La Porte Mayor Blair Milo has made a national list of rising political stars, Democrats and Republicans, outside of Washington DC, who are under the age of 40. In a political blog for the Washington Post, called “The Fix”, Aaron...

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Traffic Restriction in Valparaiso


In Valparaiso, city officials report a road restriction in effect today until 3 pm for pavement patching in front of the new Valparaiso University residence hall on LaPorte Avenue between University Drive and Roosevelt Road. Flaggers present with traffic proceeding...

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Truck Fire on Cline Avenue


10am CDT:  Lake County Sheriffs Police say crews are responding to a truck fire on Cline Avenue in the East Chicago area. The truck, which is reportedly a tanker truck, is on the southbound side of Cline Avenue, just south...

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State Accolade for Valpo Shade Brigade


State officials are taking note of what one Region city is doing with trees, and that includes an accolade for Valparaiso's Shade Brigade. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has recognized the city for its diligence in advancing stormwater management...

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Drawing the Line Between Indiana and Michigan

  Where does Indiana end and Michigan begin? No one is really sure... that's why surveyors from LaPorte and five other northern Indiana counties are working with their counterparts on the other side of the state line to make...

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Ind Supreme Court to Hear Death Penalty Appeal

A death penalty case out of Lake County will be reviewed by the Indiana Supreme Court this week. 48-year-old Kevin Isom of Gary was convicted early last year of murder in the shooting deaths of his wife, stepson and stepdaughter...

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