INDIANAPOLIS | East Porter County School Corp. has joined a state-sponsored lawsuit seeking to invalidate a portion of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
A LaPorte-area couple's outdoor Christmas decorations were left in shambles by way of a wayward motorist, but it's not dampening their holiday spirit.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who returned to Congress after suffering a stroke last year, had his gallbladder removed Monday due to an unrelated medical issue.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso-area woman pointed a loaded gun at her boyfriend who then hit her in the face and took the gun away, according to police.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the City of East Chicago’s Human Resources Department hosted business trade expo at Field Education Center on Wednesday Dec. 4.
B. Coleman Aviation broke ground Monday on its 25,000-square-foot hangar/terminal facility at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.
Total Northwest Indiana casino revenues improved for only the second time this year in November, driven wholly by a markedly improved month at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.
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Members of a public-private partnership committee at the authority's regular meeting Monday briefed members on a contract for airport development and another for airport operations.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed state agencies and universities to cancel an additional $51.5 million in planned spending after Indiana badly missed its November revenue target.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier food stamp recipients will have their January benefit paid in two equal installments as Indiana transitions to a distribution schedule spread across 19 days each month, instead of just the first 10 days.
MUNSTER | Boredom Busters, formed this year, plans to supply each dog at the Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster with a Kong toy by the holidays. The shelter doubled its intake in October as a result of a merger with Gary Animal Control.
HAMMOND | The second Gary City Council member in as many years is accused by prosecutors of violating federal tax laws.
PORTAGE | City officials will have the ability to better track where some city vehicles are going or where they've been.
VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso-area man is accused of downloading child pornography created by a Ukrainian company.
CEDAR LAKE | Project Love, a ministry of the Cedar Lake United Methodist Church, is seeking donations for holiday food baskets.
CHICAGO | A real estate attorney is free while his nephew is being held at the Cook County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond on criminal charges they sexually assaulted an 18-year-old who was unconscious.
Area police reported clearing road conditions Monday morning after a busy night responding to multiple accidents blamed on snowy, slick pavement.
ST. LOUIS | The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating what caused a GoJet Airlines plane to slide off a taxiway at Lambert St. Louis International Airport.
WorkingWell and Franciscan Alliance ExpressCare will expand in Porter County in the new year.
GARY | An elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station are back in service after being shut down due to a failed inspection last week.
LOWELL | Tri-Creek Lumber and Hardware is holding its annual winter coat drive through Dec. 28.
PORTAGE | Application packets for the position of probationary police officer with the Portage Police Department will be available from 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 through 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.
GLENWOOD | Village trustees have approved $15,000 for the purchase of an electronic traffic control sign.
So, Illinois lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn finally did something about the state’s pension mess.
HAMMOND | Voting has begun in the Ugly Lamp contest at the Indiana Welcome Center as part of its "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Town Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.
HOBART | Denarie Kane, Hobart's director of development, is guest speaker at the noon Wednesday chamber luncheon at Hobart Elks, 3580 W. 61st Ave.
LOWELL | The Town Council is now accepting applications from those interested in serving on local government boards and commissions.
MacArthur Elementary kids perform at holiday fundraiser
SCHERERVILLE | Children 3 to 6 years old can hear a Christmas story and create a holiday decoration during an upcoming event in Schererville.
GARY | The Froebel Alumni Park Committee will sponsor its annual children's cartoon Christmas party at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Glen Theatre, 20 W. Ridge Road.
HOBART | The 2013 Hobart Christmas decoration is for sale at the Hobart Chamber of Commerce office, 1001 Lillian St.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently announced the winners of its Summer Fun Along the South Shore photo contest.
VALPARAISO | Donors gathered at the Valparaiso Family YMCA lobby last month to view The Giving Tree which recognizes those donors who contributed to the Y’s capital campaigns, “Promises Kept” and “Better Together.” It was through these campai…
VALPARAISO | Due to the construction of a new fellowship hall and concern for the safety of guests, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will not be hosting its annual Live Nativity, re-enacting the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. With the buildin…
PORTAGE | The public is invited to attend the remaining Holiday Concerts presented this season by the Portage Township Schools Department of Music. Join the students and their directors at the Portage High School East Auditorium, 6450 U.S. 6,…
PORTER COUNTY | People can give back to the commuity through American Red Cross.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the installation of its new board of directors for 2014.
Earlier this school year, Flint Lake Elementary School introduced its kindergarten students to the laptop computer lab.
VALPARAISO | Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring their favorite big rigs at “Touch a Truck,” an event benefiting Toys for Tots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at Central Park Plaza, Lincolnway at Lafayette Street.
GARY | The public is invited to the 30th annual Gary Historical and Cultural Society's Christmas Dinner Concert at 6 p.m. today at the Genesis Convention Center, Fifth Avenue and Broadway.
MUNSTER | South Shore Arts Chamber of Commerce will add and educational component to its regular luncheon meeting Wednesday by offering a small business workshop.
HAMMOND | Beatniks on Conkey, on behalf of Hammond Community Theater, is hosting auditions tonight for Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap," the longest running play in England. Auditions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at 418 Conkey St.
MUNSTER | Area photo enthusiasts, from beginners to pros, are invited to the Calumet Region Photo Club for a presentation on camera lenses from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
SCHERERVILLE | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson was the keynote speaker at the Shirley Heinze Land Trust's annual Community Luncheon last month at Briar Ridge Country Club.
HOBART | The Hobart Area Concert Band, formally Rusty Pipes, believes in helping Hobart band music programs survive and thrive.
Crown Point resident Margaret Detert was honored recently for achieving 50 years of continuous volunteer service at Methodist Hospitals.
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