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'The footsteps of Jesus' - Stations of the Cross held throughout region

'The footsteps of Jesus' - Stations of the Cross held throughout region

ST. JOHN | Scores of the faithful flocked to the Shrine of Christ’s Passion on Friday to “follow in the footsteps of Jesus” on Good Friday.

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Church holds country, gospel music show tonight in Lowell

LOWELL | First United Methodist Church, 520 E. Commercial Ave., holds its monthly country and gospel music show from 6 to 9 tonight.

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Hammond firefighters to seek grant to defray cost of radios

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council has authorized the Hammond Fire Department  to apply for a federal grant to help buy new radios.

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Hammond firefighters to seek grant to defray cost of radios

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council has authorized the Hammond Fire Department  to apply for a federal grant to help buy new radios.

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Southmoor Park's drainage work spurs April 30 meeting

MERRILLVILLE | Residents in Merrillville's Southmoor Park subdivision can learn about a drainage project in their neighborhood at 6:30 p.m. Ap…

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NWI students can apply for stipends; 20 will be granted

Graduating high school seniors from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties can apply for a scholarship program offered by the Food …

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Schererville Legion post holds spaghettie fundraiser tonight

SCHERERVILLE | American Legion Post 485, 7485 Burr St., hosts its annual spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 tonight.

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Southlake Worship Center holds Easter egg hunt today

HOBART | Southlake Worship Center Church, 3440 W. 61st Ave., holds an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. today.

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Parenting Fair offers assist for families Friday in Gary

GARY | The eight annual Parenting Fair, hosted by the Indiana Parenting Institute, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Baber Youth Center,…

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NWI students shine at Indiana Academic All-Stars

INDIANAPOLIS | Students and a teacher from Northwest Indiana were recognized Wednesday for their achievement in the classroom.

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Winfield/LOFS chamber to award scholarships

WINFIELD | The Winfield/LOFS Chamber of Commerce will award two $1,000 scholarships to local high school graduates who plan to continue their …

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Three escape as fire strikes Schererville home

SCHERERVILLE | Three people escaped from an accidental fire started by a candle that engulfed the front of their home at 1301 Kennedy Ave. Thu…

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Easter Bunny visiting downtown Lowell today

Easter Bunny visiting downtown Lowell today

LOWELL | The Easter Bunny will be hopping into downtown Lowell from 10:30 a.m. to noon today for the 18th annual Lowell Downtown Merchants Ass…

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Reception set for art exhibit Wednesday at C.P. library

CROWN POINT | An artist reception for Albert Horvat will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Crown Point Community Library.

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Walk/Run for Kailey benefits Neimann-Pick Disease battle

Walk/Run for Kailey benefits Neimann-Pick Disease battle

ST. JOHN | The second Walk/Run for Kailey will step off at 1 p.m. May 4 at Clark Middle School, 8915 W. 93rd Ave.

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Cedar Lake hikes facility rental fees

CEDAR LAKE | Town officials have raised rental fees, but not until after considerable discussion about whether Cedar Lake should establish a d…

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'The footsteps of Jesus' - Stations of the Cross held throughout region

'The footsteps of Jesus' - Stations of the Cross held throughout region

ST. JOHN | Scores of the faithful flocked to the Shrine of Christ’s Passion on Friday to “follow in the footsteps of Jesus” on Good Friday.

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Albanese expansion zoning request endorsed; OK may come May 7

HOBART | A zone change request submitted by Albanese Confectionery received initial approval this week from the City Council.

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Youngest 'Jesus' shoulders role for Via Crucis

Youngest 'Jesus' shoulders role for Via Crucis

EAST CHICAGO | For the 34th year the congregation of Our Lady of Guadalupe re-enacted Via Crucis, the Way of the Cross procession, following i…

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New blood burnishes image for downtown Lowell as antique, specialty shop mecca

New blood burnishes image for downtown Lowell as antique, specialty shop mecca

LOWELL | For six months, John and Kathy Stefanski visited Lowell's downtown district to get a feel of the community's business culture and its…

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Feds: Man defrauded clients, stalked one

HAMMOND | A Valparaiso man is facing federal charges of investment fraud and stalking after allegedly attempting to break into a client's Cali…

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Lake Station food pantry contract suspended after indictment

GARY | The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has suspended its contract with the Greater Hammond - Lake Station food pantry in the wake of the fe…

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Crown Point woman sentenced for embezzling

HAMMOND | A Crown Point woman was sentenced Friday to eight months of home detention and was ordered to pay a $4,000 fine and $17,000 in resti…

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Judge: Pay restitution to victim or go to jail

CROWN POINT | A federal tax refund stands between a Hazel Crest man and up to 180 days incarceration in the Lake County Jail.

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Expert witness may be barred from murder trial that begins Monday

CROWN POINT | An expert witness in eyewitness misidentification  scheduled to testify for the defense next week in the murder trial of Samuel …

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Warehouse workers file National Labor Relations Board complaint

HAMMOND | Warehouse workers who objected to working in minus 15 degree Fahrenheit weather this winter filed a complaint with the National Labo…

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Leaf, branch collection behind schedule in M'ville, officials say

MERRILLVILLE | The town's Public Works Department is a week behind schedule with Merrillville's spring cleanup program because of recent weath…

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Annual Cinco de Mayo festival slated for May 2 in Hammond

HAMMOND | Hammond will hold its 10th annual Cinco de Mayo festival from 5 to 10 p.m. May 2 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Registration set for Hobart Jaycees Mud Volleyball Tournament

HOBART | Registration is open for the Hobart Jaycees Mud Volleyball Tournament on Aug. 2 and 3 at the Hobart Rugby Field, 112 E. Old Ridge Road.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation announces Lowell Alumni of the Year inductees

LOWELL | The third annual Lowell High School Alumni of the Year inductees have been announced by the Tri-Creek Education Foundation.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Hospital makes a gift of warmth

Hospital makes a gift of warmth

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Annual Buds and Blossoms Evening offers dinner and auctions

Annual Buds and Blossoms Evening offers dinner and auctions

HOBART | BRIDGES Development Foundation and Friends of The Arc Northwest Indiana Inc. are hosting the 11th annual Buds and Blossoms Evening on…

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Merrillville school to register kindergartners next week

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Community School Corp. will register children next week for kindergarten classes beginning in August.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation to induct seven Lowell High School Alumni of the Year

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation will induct seven graduates next week at the third annual Lowell High School Alumni of the Year program.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Grant funds will help clear the air

Grant funds will help clear the air

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Children learn to protect the Mother Earth at Bellaboo's

LAKE STATION | Mother Earth Education Week will be recognized at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center starting Monday through April 27. Specia…

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Free programs and support groups benefit patients and families

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with …

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue Master Gardener Program seeking new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | Sharpen your gardening skills and  share your knowledge with others through the Purdue University Master Gardener Program.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Event brings volunteers, mentoring groups together

GARY │ An initiative to find mentors for children in Gary and Northwest Indiana launched Thursday at the Marquette Park Pavilion.

April 17, 2014 9:30 pm

Community mourns for Whiting boy killed in hit-and-run

Community mourns for Whiting boy killed in hit-and-run

WHITING | Strangers and friends stopped by a memorial Thursday afternoon to pay their respects for a 12-year-old boy killed in a hit-and run crash. 

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E.C. couple indicted in brazen bank robbery

HAMMOND | Two East Chicago residents accused of taking part in a brazen bank robbery last month were indicted Thursday in U.S. District Court. 

April 17, 2014 8:50 pm

Traditions old, new meet at the cross during Holy Week

Traditions old, new meet at the cross during Holy Week

Local churches of various faiths are celebrating Holy Week with both old and new traditions.

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BP Whiting Refinery evacuated after equipment malfunction

WHITING | Production units were shut down and non-essential employees were evacuated from the BP Whiting Refinery on Thursday.

April 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Police, firefighters to deliver Easter baskets to grieving children

HAMMOND | Local police, firefighters and residents will deliver Easter to the family of a domestic violence shooting victim.

April 17, 2014 8:00 pm

Hammond board denies business license for auto dealer

HAMMOND | The Hammond Board of Public Works and Safety denied a business license to Zinity Motors LLC for filing an incorrect address and Soci…

April 17, 2014 7:45 pm

Man drove himself to ER after being shot in Gary, cops say

GARY | A 42-year-old man was shot in the 4000 block of West 22nd Avenue on Wednesday night.

April 17, 2014 7:15 pm

Man arrested on charges he stabbed girlfriend during fight

GARY | A 30-year-old man was arrested after stabbing his girlfriend during an altercation early Thursday at a residence in the 1700 block of W…

April 17, 2014 7:00 pm

Police: Woman stabbed her boyfriend, fled Gary house

GARY | Police said a 19-year-old man was stabbed by his 25-year-old girlfriend Thursday morning after an argument at a Gary residence.

April 17, 2014 7:00 pm

Schererville police search for suspect

Schererville police search for suspect

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville police are seeking information about a woman who used stolen credit cards at local businesses.

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Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

INDIANAPOLIS | Judges do not have discretion to deny a valid request for expungement of a low-level felony or misdemeanor criminal record, the…

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