Portion of Park Ave in Valpo Closed Thurs for Tree Removal


Officials in Valparaiso report that starting tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 7:30am, the 200 block of Park Avenue will be closed for the removal of a tree. Work and equipment will be held at the western end of Willow Street, on...

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Cedar Lake Woman Charged in Liquor Store Burglary

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In Cedar Lake, police report a suspect has been charged in reference to a burglary reported at Lake Liquors on Monday. Cedar Lake Police report an investigation determined an employee of the store, Suzanne Merrick-Ham, of Cedar Lake, allegedly provided...

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Monday Crash in Newton County Under Investigation

Newton County Sheriff Dept

An investigation continues following a crash on Monday in Newton County which resulted in life-threatening injuries to a Lake Village woman. The Newton County Sheriff's Office reports deputies, state police and the Lincoln Township Fire Department responded to the scene...

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SCOTUS: Police Need Warrant Before Seaching Your Phone

By a 9-to-0 vote, the Supreme Court has ruled that police must first get a warrant before searching the cell phones of the suspects they arrest. ABC News reports Chief Justice John Roberts says "cell phones" could today just as...

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New Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Wicker Park


Electric vehicle drivers in the Region, and enthusiasts, are encouraged to attend the unveiling of a new electric vehicle charging station tomorrow afternoon in Highland's Wicker Memorial Park. NIPSCO's Kathleen Szot told the Region News Team the public charging station...

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2014 South Shore Air Show Canceled Due to Flooding


For the second year in a row the South Shore Air Show is a no-go. During a press conference today the CEO's of Fair Oaks Farms and the Shore Shore Convention and Visitors Authority announced the 2014 South Shore Air...

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Survey Finds Over Half of All Americans Can't Swim

Amer. Red Cross

A new national survey from the American Red Cross found that while 80 percent of Americans say they can swim, only 56 percent can actually perform the five basic water safety skills.

These critical water safety skills, also known as...

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Man Arrested in Connection with Shooting at LaPorte Bar

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A suspect is in custody being held on a 100-thousand dollar bond in connection with an early morning shooting on Tuesday at a LaPorte bar. LaPorte Police report 32 year old Shirron Taylor...

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Rep Pelath Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement in the wake of U.S. District Judge Richard Young’s ruling that Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional:

“For years now, the people of this state...

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Portage Mayor Concerned Over Tag Day Issues

Will the city of Portage end up putting the brakes on tag day fundraisers over safety concerns?  The tag-day events collect funds at intersections along busy Central Avenue. Mayor James Snyder told the Board of Works this week that if...

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