WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Two concession stands were burglarized sometime over the weekend at Washington Township schools, 383 E. Ind. 2.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Two men face first-degree murder charges in the death of a 35-year-old Markham man who was found dead in Calumet Township, near Blue Island, police said.*
GARY | A 15-year-old girl was listed as an endangered runaway Tuesday morning, police said.
SCHERERVILLE | Local police and firefighters are inviting area residents to join them in forming an honor line tonight to pay tribute to the World War II veterans attending “Honor Flight – One Final Mission” at AMC Showplace 12 Theater.
HOBART | The Hobart-Lake Station Rebuilding Together Committee is reaching out to local residents who need home repairs.
HOBART | Advancing Christ's Kingdom Ministries, 1001 W. 37th Ave., is hosting a Day of Sharing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 1.
MUNSTER | A 2004 Munster High School graduate is performing in a musical at the White House.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Police canine unit is selling T-shirts and magnets as a fundraiser.
HIGHLAND | North Township is hosting a Sentimental Journey lunch and show on June 13.
KENTLAND | A 22-year-old man from downstate Brazil was identified as the person killed in the crash involving a semitrailer Friday in Newton County, officials said.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli took the oath of office for his sixth term Monday at Thornton Township Hall to lead senior and youth services for 17 municipalities.
LAPORTE | Several Indiana University Health locations are offering mammograms in May at a $95 discounted rate.
UNIVERSITY PARK | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a construction project at the intersection of Stuenkel Road and Interstate 57 from west of Ridgeland Avenue to west of Harlem Avenue in the University Park/Monee area began…
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board approved spending $20,000 to expand its pre-kindergarten program into all eight elementary schools this coming school year.
Ned Smith was a generous, hard-working man who was always willing to do things for others, said his granddaughter, Linsey Waterstraat.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP | The Porter County Highway Department will close 250 South today from 150 East to 75 East for culvert replacement in the morning. Road should be re-open by the afternoon.
Ronald Spangler was a strong moral compass for his family and always took time to discuss important issues, said his daughter, Deb Barbanel.
PORTAGE | On the surface, Noah Hamilton looked like a success.
SCHNEIDER | After six years of using a private well in violation of town ordinance, a local business will be getting hooked up for municipal water and sewer utilities.
VALPARAISO | The family and friends of graduates were among the first to be congratulated at the 45th commencement of Purdue North Central.
KOUTS | The Town Council is expected to vote on an ordinance at its June meeting to prohibit residents from parking vehicles in their front yards.
WHITING | Police are investigating a shooting Sunday near the Whiting Community Center that's believed to be gang related, officials said.
HAMMOND | A Philadelphia gun dealer pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of conspiring with two former Lake County sheriff's cops in an alleged illegal gun sales scheme.
CEDAR LAKE | The late Cedar Lake barber Burdette “Woody” Wood was such a free spirit he got his own segment on the local PBS series "Wild Chicago" years ago.
HOBART | Live entertainment and a children's arts and crafts tent will be new events at Hobart's Summer Market on the Lake when it reopens June 6, city officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller believes Indiana may play a key role in a national question of religion and government whose answer is certain to divide an already fractured country.
INDIANAPOLIS | Tuesday is the deadline for Indiana residents who have not previously signed up to get their telephone numbers added to the state's newest "Do Not Call" list.
SCHERERVILLE | People involved in two separate crashes over the weekend were airlifted to Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Schererville police said.
HAMMOND | Police responded to an armed robbery Monday morning at J & J Coins after a man dressed similar to a delivery driver pulled an apparent sawed-off shotgun from a box, officials said.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Historic Preservation Commission is launching a new program to bring recognition to historic homes and neighborhoods in the city.
MERRILLVILLE | An off-duty Merrillville officer shot a truck driver Monday afternoon after the driver attacked the officer outside Planned Parenthood in the 8600 block of Connecticut Street, police said.
VALPARAISO | After operating out of a historic house near downtown Valparaiso for more than 35 years, the Laborers' International Union of North America Local 81 is ready to expand.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso motorcyclist was issued a misdemeanor summons Saturday night for reckless driving after being clocked driving 102 mph in a 35-mph zone, according to Porter County Sheriff's Department.
VALPARAISO | World War II veterans Bill Wellman and John Wolf will be the guest speakers at Friday's annual Memorial Day service at the Foundation Meadows service memorial.
VALPARAISO | A Starke County man was arrested Sunday night on a drunk driving charge after a case of beer fell from the hatchback of his vehicle and nearly struck a police car.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | A farmer told authorities he was struck by a vehicle that had been driving in his cornfield in the area of 700 North Old Suman Road.
VALPARAISO | Police are looking for help in identifying a man who could be linked to the May 7 theft of a wallet from a shopping cart at the local Walmart store.
HAMMOND | Shackled hand and foot with a chain around his waist, Lake County Surveyor George Van Til pleaded not guilty Monday to federal public corruption charges.
PORTAGE | Two Hammond men were arrested Sunday after police said they broke into a Portage home.
PINE TOWNSHIP | A 52-year-old Pine Township man was taken into custody Sunday morning on allegations of pointing a loaded handgun at one of several bicyclists, who he had reportedly told to "get off the road."
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | No arrests have been made in a shooting Friday at a liquor store that left one person dead, but police are interviewing several witnesses to the incident, police said.
CHICAGO | Former White House social secretary Desiree Rogers has been appointed to head the board of a government-supported nonprofit that promotes Chicago as a tourism and convention destination.
CHICAGO | A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days — 384 times, up and around — bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.
DYER | The town has approved an amendment to its e-cycling contract.
HIGHLAND | Parks officials will host a 10-week summer camp from June 3 to Aug. 9 at Lincoln Community Center.
HIGHLAND | The Highland Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway with guest speaker Cynthia Ogorek, public historian and author of "The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago."
HOBART | Art Theater, 230 Main St., will hold a variety show on June 1 with seven acts including the Action Brothers from Louisville.
HOBART | The Hobart Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual golf classic starting at 8 a.m. June 14 at the Innsbrook County Club in Merrillville.
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