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INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., believes secret National Security Agency programs collecting the telephone and Internet records of all Americans are needed to protect the country from terrorist attacks.
LOWELL | An off-duty emergency room nurse who administered CPR to a 19-year-old Lowell stabbing victim until paramedics arrived may have saved his life, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, accused the National Security Agency Monday of violating constitutional protections against unlawful searches following disclosures the spy agency collected and stored the telephone and In…
Faith. Phlebotomy. Spanish. Marissa Ramirez has overcome the obstacles in her path and has a plan to combine what she knows to make a difference in Central America's most impoverished country.
Seven region universities will kick off their 25th year of Working Smarter, a weeklong series of workshops targeted at region residents seeking an education and better employment opportunities.
Ind. 2 between U.S. 231 and Interstate 65 reopened to traffic early Friday morning after being closed due to downed power lines caused by Wednesday night's storms.
Dan Wolfe and his family returned to their Merrillville home Wednesday night after the storms had passed to find a tree had smashed his car.
Heavy thunderstorms left tens of thousands without power, blew a roof off a home, downed power lines and overturned vehicles throughout the region Wednesday night.
INDIANAPOLIS | Prioritizing practicality over principle, the anti-tax Indiana General Assembly on Wednesday overrode a veto by Gov. Mike Pence and enacted into law a retroactive income tax increase for residents of two counties.
The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation recently awarded 72 new Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships to graduating seniors from Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper county high schools. Worth from $4,000 to $28,000, the scholarships can be applied at Ind…
The prime season for tick bites is underway, and people in the region have the highest odds in the state of becoming a meal and contracting the illness Lyme disease.
Kevin Kieft hopes to spread his success with job creation in Michigan City to throughout Northwest Indiana.
GARY | The Gary Parole District will host an open house at 11 a.m. today at 569 Tyler St., Gary.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales increased 26 percent in April as compared to one year ago, marking the 22nd straight month home sales have increased in the region.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, is using the controversy over an Internal Revenue Service investigation into the tax-exempt status of some Tea Party groups to raise money for his 2014 re-election campaign.
Peggy Hendricks, of Lowell, was recently presented with the Senior Community Award by the Hawthorne Arbor of Gleaners in Lowell.
Graduating high school seniors from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties can apply for a scholarship program offered by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators.
MERRILLVILLE │ Another year of discovering the most creative thinkers and innovators of Northwest Indiana begins Friday.
HOBART | The National Association of Letter Carriers branch of Crown Point, Lowell and Hobart will be collecting nonperishable food items on Saturday for the Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger food drive.
MUNSTER | Thousands of car lovers descended on Community Park on Saturday for the 15th annual Car & Cycle Show.
Indiana online ISTEP+ testing is expected to resume Wednesday after the state suspended testing Tuesday because connectivity issues plagued test takers for a second consecutive day.
PORTAGE | Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs are now linked to a 6,800-mile trail system spanning from Delaware to California, officials announced Thursday.
Three local projects are among the Midwest Top Project Starts of 2012 named in the April issue of Engineering News-Record Midwest magazine.
Times investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski has won a national public service award for her ongoing series detailing Indiana's fragmented system of providing services to children in need of state services.
RENSSELAER | A Rensselaer man who had been missing for about a week was found dead Monday in Hobart.
Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana increased 23.3 percent in March, marking their 21st consecutive monthly increase on a year-over-year basis, according to sales figures from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
This week on "Lakeshore Focus," host Keith Kirkpatrick will be joined by a true Northwest Indiana Legend and one of the greatest storytellers around.
Heavy rain poured down Thursday on Northwest Indiana, causing road closures, flooding basements and threatening residents living near local rivers.
Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through week's end, prompting a flood watch for the region.
RENSSELAER | St. Joseph’s College has named Gabriel Perez, Lindsey Werking, and Jackelyn Pankau as the recipients of its Presidential Scholarship.
On this week’s "Lakeshore Focus" host Keith Kirkpatrick is joined by Mike Barancyk and F. Marc Ruiz from Oak Partners. The pair will provide investment and wealth management advice to viewers.
JASPER COUNTY | A 24-year-old Logansport, Ind., man was taken to the Jasper County Jail early Sunday after calling police to report himself as a drunken driver.
Given the political push back and legislative discussion over the Common Core Standards touted by former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett and endorsed by many teachers in the region, it does not look like there will be change…
JASPER COUNTY | An Indianapolis woman was killed Sunday night when she walked out in front of traffic on Interstate 65, police said.
In 2012, DeMotte resident Jennifer Geiselman began repurposing donated bicycles, and her charitable work, Bikes for Kids, is beginning to catch the attention of her community.
DEMOTTE | One person was killed Sunday night in a crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 65 near mile marker 231, Indiana State Police said.
Classes in the Crown Point Community and Tri-Creek school corporations are delayed two hours this morning due to overnight snow.
An annual health report issued this week ranks Lake County near the bottom of the state for health outcomes, with Porter County closer to the top.
LOWELL | A 41-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday on 181st Avenue near Grand Boulevard, officials said.
A new website, launched with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives Hoosiers a look at the state of their health.
The southbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Jasper County were closed for two hours Wednesday night after a northbound semi drove through the center median, hitting cable barriers and pulling them across both southbound lanes.
Wheatfield native Dirk Oudman used his recent mission trip to gain valuable experience for his future career as an environmental lobbyist.
It might not seem like spring is only two weeks away after the area received heavy snowfall Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Officials are asking for help identifying three people who were killed and found October 1983 in Newton and Jasper counties.
ROSELAWN | WorkOne announced its Access Point at the Roselawn Public Library, 4421 Ind. 10, will be available on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
FAIR OAKS | A new compressed natural gas station fueled by cow manure at Fair Oaks Farms completes a transportation corridor investors hope will be the first of many across the country.
What would it be like to stand inside a raging steelmaking blast furnace – virtually? Meet Dr. Chenn Zhou, of Purdue University Calumet, the inventor of this simulation experience as she joins host Keith Kirkpatrick on the next "Lakeshore Focus."
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