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HIGHLAND | Cooperation among several police departments, residents and businesses on Wednesday resulted in the arrest of two burglary suspects, authorities said.
HAMMOND │ The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors will gather in an executive session Dec. 9 to negotiate a contract between the SSCVA and Fair Oaks Farms regarding a 2014 air show.
INDIANAPOLIS | Crown Point Community School Corp. will receive a payout topping $3 million later this month, its share of a securities fraud settlement between the Indiana secretary of state's office and the Indiana State Teachers Association.
LOWELL | Sunday's holiday travel resulted in five crashes on the stretch of Interstate 65 between Crown Point and DeMotte exits, Indiana State Police said.
A single vehicle crash on Interstate 65 Saturday evening sent two people to the hospital.
Delivery of The Times is delayed this morning. All papers will be delivered by 10 a.m. We regret the inconvenience.
Lake-effect snow could hamper Thanksgiving travel plans in the region, with more than 6 inches of accumulation possible in Porter County and up to a foot expected in LaPorte County.
DEMOTTE | A MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic has opened inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 310 N. Halleck St.
MERRILLVILLE | Temperatures may have been at freezing levels for kickoff Friday night, but the Andrean 59ers were red hot in the Class 3A high school football northern semistate.
Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana continued to grow in October compared to one year ago, although at a slower pace of 6.1 percent, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
Less than 1,500 region residents were still without power Tuesday night following Sunday storms and may not have it restored until Thursday night.
WHEATFIELD | The Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant program has awarded $5,000 to the Wheatfield Volunteer Fire Department.
Fewer than 5,000 NIPSCO customers remained without power in Northwest Indiana on Monday night after a day of deadly storms in the Midwest.
MUNSTER | A strong storm left knocked down power lines and trees scattered across Northwest Indiana on Sunday causing more than 50,000 residents to lose power.
DE MOTTE | With the mission statement "To improve the Town of DeMotte and make it a better place to live, learn and work through personal philanthropy, and to celebrate the power of women," the DeMotte Women's Circle of Giving recently awarde…
Most of the region was spared the worst of the problems created by an early snowfall, but portions of LaPorte County have recorded as much as 9 inches of lake-effect snow and it isn't over yet.
Porter and LaPorte counties are bracing for as much as 7 inches of snow overnight.
WHEATFIELD | Adults are invited to celebrate 13 years of Book Discussions with a review of "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter and a carry-in lunch from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wheatfield Library, 350 S. Bierma St.
A visionary rail plan piggybacking on the Illiana Expressway is gaining widespread notice but so far attracting little support from railroads.
DEMOTTE | Advance Auto Parts, Inc., an automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items, has opened a store in DeMotte at 400 North Halleck St. across from Tysen’s Grocery.
Injuries and illnesses suffered at Indiana workplaces fell by 7 percent last year, marking the first time the rate has declined since 2009.
Friday night’s Class 2A Sectional 33 championship game between Rensselaer and host team Bowman Academy will be played at E.C. Central High School, the Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.
RENSSELAER | An Indianapolis man died and another was injured Tuesday following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 65.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is a hallmark of nearly every television courtroom drama, but the nervous defendant anxiously awaiting a jury's verdict is rarely seen inside Indiana's legal system.
Below is a list of the trick-or-treat hours from towns around the region. Crown Point, Portage, Winfield, Crete, Steger and LaPorte have postponed trick-or-treating hours to Friday night because of inclement weather.
WHEATFIELD | "God bless us everyone!" proclaims Tiny Tim, who despite having very little, is full of Christmas cheer and wants nothing more than to share the season with his family in the classic play "A Christmas Carol."
Delivery of newspapers will be delayed today.
Temperatures could dip below freezing by Tuesday morning for the first time this season.
Approximately 6,000 students from around the state have been preparing for the 29th annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division, which will take place at 16 sites around the state for grades 6 to 8 on Tuesday evening.
INDIANAPOLIS | Amtrak trains traveling between Indianapolis and Chicago will continue stopping at Dyer and Rensselaer every day of the week for at least one more year.
Indiana ranked 10th nationally in business tax climate, giving the Lone Star State a big Texas-sized boot out of the top 10 for the first time, according to a new report.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is taking a second legal shot at halting a piece of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Tara Nelson will take a second shot at knocking U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, out of Congress.
A Bowling Green, Ky. woman was airlifted Saturday afternoon after a four-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 65 about five miles south of the Demotte/Roselawn exit in Jasper County.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, isn't apologizing after calling CNN anchor Carol Costello "beautiful" Thursday, while saying she didn't understand the federal government shutdown, but insists his remarks were not meant t…
INDIANAPOLIS | Following in the tire treads of his predecessor, Gov. Mike Pence will lead a motorcycle ride through east-central Indiana Friday.
GARY | The Indiana Department of Transportation aims to hire as many as 30 seasonal winter program workers at a job fair next week.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest announced the 2013-14 finalist candidates for Fellows and the Chanute Prize for Team Innovation in The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana.
Heavy rains Wednesday night and early Thursday caused few problems in the region.
WOLCOTT | It was a picture perfect fall day for a family gathering, complete with cupcakes and photographs.
Farmland values and cash rents have risen again this year, and Northwest Indiana has some of the highest prices in the state, according to a Purdue University study.
A forecast for potentially record-breaking temperatures in the mid to upper 90s prompted some school closings and early dismissals Tuesday.
HAMMOND | A DeMotte man was sentenced to 41 months in prison for dealing heroin, the U.S. attorney's office said Friday.
Factory jobs still pay well, and have been offering new hires healthier paychecks than they could fetch in other professions.
The Rensselaer Adult Learning Center got a $20,000 grant in order to offer students more hours and buy online learning materials for the new high school equivalency exam.
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