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Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for a store to open.
For 20 years, Bill and Kim Walz lived in the DeMotte area and worked in "up north" restaurants.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants to cover a portion of the local snow removal and public safety expenses incurred by 49 Indiana counties — including Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper — during the Jan. 5-9 severe wint…
Emily Halgrimson's dog, Penny, is a happy, 40-pound beagle whose name suits her bright coppery color.
CHICAGO | Same-gender couples from the Southeast Side, surrounding suburbs and Northwest Indiana were among the 258 couples who were issued marriage licenses during the first week the Cook County clerk’s office could issue them.
A new leader will take the reins at the Northwest Indiana Forum, a privately funded economic development agency.
Like an unwanted guest overstaying their welcome, winter showed no sign of leaving Sunday morning with Northwest Indiana residents digging out from 6 inches or more of fresh snow.
MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the U.S. Federal Reserve’s 8th annual Money Smart Week, Lakeshore Public Media, Junior Achievement and the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Contest with…
Some parts of the region are in for another shot of below-zero wind chills Thursday.
Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet.
INDIANAPOLIS | This election year could find more politicians and their supporters visiting residents of gated communities and other neighborhoods that usually restrict door-to-door solicitors.
Scrap Metal Services LLC has bought auto parts scrap yards in Gary, Lake Station, Westville and DeMotte.
Single-family homes sales in Northwest Indiana decreased 5.8 percent in January, breaking a streak of 30 straight months of year-over-year increases, according to sales figures from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.
LOWELL | Lt. Jerry Williams, district commander of the Indiana State Police Lowell Post, and Capt. Ed Schroeder, Area 1 Zone commander, recognized 10 Indiana State Police officers for their continued excellent service to the community during …
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
Officials warned residents to brace for the possibility of flooding Thursday.
WHEATFIELD | "The show must go on," so this winter's harsh weather hasn't stopped Kankakee Valley high and middle school students from polishing the Spring production of "Disney's Mulan Jr.," even though there's no sight of Spring yet.
Area police reported multiple accidents throughout the region Tuesday morning in the wake of Monday's heavy snow, with many roads remaining snow-covered and slick with patches of black ice.
Due to the current weather conditions, home delivery will be delayed this morning.
A steady stream of snow fell across Northwest Indiana again Monday, causing white-out conditions on roads and adding inches to be shoveled from driveways.
Relief is finally in sight from the bitter cold that gripped its hold on the region for weeks, but with it comes concern about flooding from melting mounds of snow.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best…
Saturday morning flurries were the start of an expected 1 to 2 inches of fresh snow as temperatures began to climb.
GARY | A short video challenge for high school students has no less a lofty goal than inspiring the next Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs.
Northwest Indiana just can't catch a break from the dreadful winter.
Northwest Indiana residents woke up Wednesday morning to 2 to 8 inches of snow and major traffic delays on the interstates.
Anywhere from 3 to 8 inches of snow is expected in various parts of the region by Wednesday afternoon with wind chills as low as 25 below zero to follow on Thursday and Friday.
Another round of snow hit the region Saturday, with travel and winter storm warnings attempting to ease the effects of the latest blast.
More snow is on the way, with a chaser of freezing rain and sleet that has forecasters warning travel could be "hazardous to impossible" Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Tara Nelson decided this week not to take a second run at unseating U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis.
An outbreak of potholes has erupted throughout Northwest Indiana following the extreme weather conditions the week of Jan. 5, the Indiana Department of Transportation is reporting.
Air temperatures and wind chills were still below zero Wednesday morning, causing black ice and multiple crashes in Hammond and near the Illinois State Line.
CROWN POINT | The stories of John the Baptist, Jesus and Judas will be told musically when Crown Point Community Theatre performs the musical “Godspell” this weekend through Feb. 15.
Relief is in sight for Northwest Indiana residents as they enter the third consecutive day of frigid temperatures.
State officials had a simple message for region residents Monday: Stay home.
The region is bracing for another round of severe winter weather with several inches of snow possible tonight into Sunday, followed by another icy cold snap early next week.
A total of 61 students from 27 high schools in seven Northwest Indiana counties have begun the second yearlong leadership program, South Shore Leadership Youth for Community Engagement, created by the region's South Shore Leadership Center.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting an information session highlighting the Steelworkers for the Future industrial electricity student internship at 5 p.m. Jan. 28, in Room 3120 of the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St.
Jeff and Linda Hlista lived in a tri-level house in Oak Lawn up until a few years ago, when a property tax bill that was once $1,000 a year rose to a hefty $5,500.
Ed Mech, 85, saw death face to face as a U.S. Army ambulance driver in the Korean War.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana State Bar Association in collaboration with the Indiana Pro Bono Commission, will sponsor Talk to a Lawyer Today on Monday as an annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Seventy-five Northwest Indiana attorneys will provide brief legal consultations at no cost to the public at eight locations Monday on Martin Luther King Day.
The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center has added Joe Beckman as a business adviser.
GARY | The Northwest Indiana World Trade Council promoted international commerce in Northwest Indiana for more than two decades, before it disbanded about five years ago.
When Bob and Alva Gabrielse first learned from a friend about hand-powered carts that can give the gift of mobility to those in developing countries who have lost the use of their legs.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show, set for July 11-13 at Fair Oaks Farms.
Freezing fog created some slippery roads Friday morning , but temperatures were expected to rise above freezing by noon, lifting the fog and glaze.
Road conditions improved Thursday as the region prepared for freezing rain Friday morning followed by rising temperatures.
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