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Westville Correctional Facility Superintendent Promoted

Officials at Westville Correctional Facility announced last week they will be seeking a new superintendent as current Superintendent Mark Levenhagen has been appointed as the Director of Mental Health and Special Populations for the Indiana Department of Corrections, effective Sunday,...

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Honda, Mazda, Nissan Recalling Defective Airbags

Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of cars ... for defective airbags that could possibly explode. The recall comes on the heels of numerous callbacks from Toyota and GM in recent months ... also for airbags and ignition failures....

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Church Festival in Munster Shut Down Early Due to Fight

A festival at a church in Lake County Sunday night ended a half-hour early after police say a fight broke out. Nwi-dot-com today reports an argument between juveniles turned into a shoving match around 9:15, followed by other physical altercations,...

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Possible Arson Fire Investigation in LaPorte

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In LaPorte, police announced today they are investigating a possible arson fire that occurred on Thursday night in the 200 block of Cable Street. LaPorte Police report the occupant of the home told officers he was in the living room...

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Ramp Blocked in Valparaiso

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Valparaiso Police say a blocked ramp is expected to reopen by about 1 pm today.  As of 12 noon, the ramp from southbound State Road 49 to eastbound US 30 remained blocked after a semi overturned there this morning....

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ValpoNEXT 'Last Call' for Community Input

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A community initiative announces 'last call' for community input. One more chance to weigh in on ideas for Valparaiso's future in the Valpo NEXT visioning process. To take part, complete an online survey at the valponext website by June 27th,...

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Lightning Safety Awareness Week June 22-28

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This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week.  The National Weather Service says to date this year, there have been seven lightning fatalities in the United States -- four in Florida, and one each in Michigan, New Mexico, and Texas.  For safety...

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Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Crash

Lake County Sheriffs Police continue to investigate a motorcycle crash in far south Lake County that claimed the life of a Lowell man Sunday evening.  Officers were called out to US 41 near 221st Avenue shortly before 6:30 pm.  Police...

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List of Purdue Names Now at Three

The list of names for the new merged Purdue in the Region is down to three.  The Times reports the unification committee has decided that either Purdue University North, Purdue University Northwest, or Purdue University Lake Shore will be the...

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Indianapolis Blvd Lift Bridge in Up Position

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In north Lake County, Indianapolis Boulevard lift bridge over George Lake Canal was in the up position this morning. Traffic was being diverted using Riley Road and Columbus Drive....

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