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Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

HAMMOND | Need volunteers for a makeshift grounds crew?

July 29, 2014 5:00 pm

2 charged in shootings of mom, daughters in Hammond

2 charged in shootings of mom, daughters in Hammond

HAMMOND | Two people were charged Wednesday in connection with the shootings of an Illinois woman and her two daughters Sunday in Hammond.

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Daughter charged in murder of flight attendant mom

Daughter charged in murder of flight attendant mom

GARY | The Lake County prosecutor's office has charged the daughter of United Airlines flight attendant DeCarol Deloney-Cain with murdering he…

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Daughter charged in murder of flight attendant mom

Daughter charged in murder of flight attendant mom

GARY | The Lake County prosecutor's office has charged the daughter of United Airlines flight attendant DeCarol Deloney-Cain with murdering he…

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Blount pleads not guilty in cop slaying

Blount pleads not guilty in cop slaying

CROWN POINT | Carl Blount, 26, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the shooting death of Gary police Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield in Lake County …

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Body found washed up on Whiting beach ID'd as missing Chicago boater

WHITING | The body of a man found washed up on Whiting Beach was positively identified as a Chicago man who went missing from a blazing boat i…

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Hammond superintendent continuing to recover

Hammond superintendent continuing to recover

HAMMOND | Hammond schools Superintendent Walter Watkins is continuing to recover.

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Ballard: Crime cycle 'must stop'

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Rains wash away hopes of good corn crop in NWI

Rains wash away hopes of good corn crop in NWI

While time will tell whether cooler temperatures have hurt corn yields across the state, most region farmers already know heavy rains here dro…

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Region schools name new administrators

American Quality Schools and the Drexel Board of the Thea Bowman Leadership Academy have named new leaders at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy m…

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Dyer chamber holds cornfest Friday and Saturday in park

DYER | The Dyer Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Dyer Cornfest and Family picnic Friday and Saturday at Northgate Park.

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Grocery store in Gary robbed at gunpoint, police report

GARY | Four men robbed a Gary grocery store at gunpoint Monday night, police said.

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Police: 19-year-old arrested after fleeing from officers

GARY | A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday after fleeing from officers who spotted him loitering in front of an abandoned building, police said.

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Woman cut with machete in domestic dispute, police say

GARY | A 55-year-old woman suffered cuts to the inside of her hand Monday after she tried to grab a machete her boyfriend swung at her during …

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State Fair to showcase Indiana beer and wine, renovated Coliseum

State Fair to showcase Indiana beer and wine, renovated Coliseum

INDIANAPOLIS | Beer and wine return to the Indiana State Fair following a seven-decade absence, and Hoosiers get their first look inside a rev…

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Crown Point square car cruise temporarily shifting locations

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point car cruise moves locations temporarily to accommodate Lake County Fair traffic.

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Military briefs

Washington completes basic training

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Corn roast funds scholarships

Corn roast funds scholarships

HIGHLAND | The Highland Rotary Club presents $3,000 in scholarships every year to Highland students through the Highland Dollars for Scholars …

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Chesterton Art Fair features Porter and Lake county artists

Chesterton Art Fair features Porter and Lake county artists

PORTER | The 56th annual Chesterton Art Fair will be held Saturday and Sunday at Hawthorne Park. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the adm…

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Friday is deadline for Covered Bridge Fest vendors to register

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Fairgrounds/Special Olympics Covered Bridge Harvest Fest is accepting vendor applications through Friday for the…

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American Legion hosts pig roast and music Sunday afternoon

Join American Legion Post 54 for a pig roast from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in held in the smoke-free Large Hall at the Post Home, 208 S. Linda St., Hobart.

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Teen headed from dance honors to medical studies at IU

Teen headed from dance honors to medical studies at IU

Decorated dancer and Munster High School graduate Aleksandra Gasich looks forward to beginning a career as a doctor of naturopathic medicine, …

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Spend a Night Out Against Crime in Munster

Spend a Night Out Against Crime in Munster

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department and Choice Community Council invite all Munster residents to participate in the town's 19th annual Nat…

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Writing workshop, dinner and reading planned

HAMMOND | The Indiana Writers’ Consortium and Books, Brushes, and Bands for Education have teamed up to host a second Turn the Knob Adult Crea…

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Book Brigade issues a call to action

Book Brigade issues a call to action

HAMMOND | What started out as a dream has turned into reality for Books, Brushes & Bands for Education.

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Humane Society to host adoption event, blood drive

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 421 45th St., as part of …

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Knights donate to St. Joseph Soup Kitchen

Knights donate to St. Joseph Soup Kitchen

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Runnin’ with the Devils 5K to benefit Tri-Creek students

LOWELL | The eighth annual Runnin’ with the Devils 5K Walk/Run, presented by the 33 RDP Dean A. Frigo Foundation, will step off at 8 a.m. Satu…

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Attendees learn how to take control of diabetes

Attendees learn how to take control of diabetes

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Teen runaway recaptured near Lowell

LOWELL | Lake County police arrested a Lowell teenager Tuesday morning who was a runaway from a facility in Elkhart.

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E.C. man gets 8-year prison term in fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | Before Tavares Kwane Berry was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for killing an East Chicago man in 2013, the victim’s …

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Too under par?

Too under par?

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St. John seeking ghosts of furniture past

ST. JOHN | If you have some furniture that's giving you nightmares, maybe you should consider donating it to the St. John haunted house.

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Catalytic converters stolen from vehicles in E.C. South Shore lot

Catalytic converters stolen from vehicles in E.C. South Shore lot

EAST CHICAGO | Catalytic converters were stolen from six vehicles Monday morning in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter r…

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Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore Monday night on a Whiting beach is that of a Chicago man missin…

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Forum updates progress in waterway rehabilitation

EAST CHICAGO | A Tuesday seminar brought public officials, project managers and local activists up to date on work to rehabilitate waterways i…

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Yes! Shakespeare plays funny ... for all audiences

Yes! Shakespeare plays funny ... for all audiences

HAMMOND | Romantic entanglements, a magical forest ruled by fairies, a mischievous spirit who loves to bedevil humans and fairies alike and pu…

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St. John considers annexing 130 acres

ST. JOHN | The Town Counvil granted preliminary approval recently to annex about 130 acres at U.S. 231 and Parrish Avenue.

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Lakeside Garden Apartments attract Cleveland investor

EAST CHICAGO | A Cleveland-based company is looking to buy and manage the Lakeside Garden Apartments in the Indiana Harbor section of the city.

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Man killed by train in Griffith identified

GRIFFITH | The Lake County coroner's office on Tuesday identified a man found dead on railroad tracks south of 45th Avenue in Griffith.

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Trial to determine if State Board of Education conducted illegal meeting

Trial to determine if State Board of Education conducted illegal meeting

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is back in legal hot water after a Marion County judge ruled last week a trial is needed to determ…

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Outside group wants to open bishop selection process to laity's voice

GARY | A national organization advocating change within the Roman Catholic church wants local parishioners to use the group's website to tell …

July 29, 2014 5:14 pm

Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

HAMMOND | Need volunteers for a makeshift grounds crew?

July 29, 2014 5:00 pm

Hammond punches trains' ticket

Hammond punches trains' ticket

When Johnny Cash sang about the trains that keep a rollin', he mustn't have been in Hammond.

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False invoice information appears to frame Lake Station mayor

MERRILLVILLE | The lawyer for Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist is calling for further investigation over what he said are attempts to frame…

July 29, 2014 3:30 pm

U.S. Steel shrinks loss despite weather woes

U.S. Steel shrinks loss despite weather woes

U.S. Steel brightened its outlook after narrowing its loss in the second quarter despite the toll harsh winter weather took on its local flat-…

July 29, 2014 3:22 pm

Business succession planning seminar coming up

Business owners who can see a golf course in Florida on the horizon can learn how to keep the company going after their retirement.

July 29, 2014 12:39 pm

Munster police sergeant makes bodybuilding comeback

Munster police sergeant makes bodybuilding comeback

MUNSTER | You may be cut like a Spartan statue and can move more weight than a truck can pull, but step into Quads Gym in Calumet City — the p…

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Autopsy inconclusive in death of Griffith man, police say

GRIFFITH | Police said Monday they're waiting for more information about why a Griffith man died hours after a fight involving friends.

July 28, 2014 9:11 pm

Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

GARY | A 41-year-old man was fatally shot Monday inside a business in Gary's Tolleston neighborhood, officials said.

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Crown Point BZA endorses $4.1M sports dome

CROWN POINT | Zoning changes to permit an inflatable dome in the city Sportsplex won board approval on Monday.

July 28, 2014 9:00 pm

Lake County Fair kicks off Friday

Lake County Fair kicks off Friday

CROWN POINT | The 2014 Lake County Fair showcases agriculture as it has for 162 years, but there’s much more, from the  carnival and live ente…

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