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14U division at NSA World Series a precursor for high school ranks

14U division at NSA World Series a precursor for high school ranks

MUNSTER | It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize why the 14-and-under age group of the National Softball Association "B" North Central …

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Military briefs

King completes Air Force basic training

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Sleep lab donates bedroom furniture to shelter for homeless women

Sleep lab donates bedroom furniture to shelter for homeless women

Nothing beats a good night's sleep, and a Munster medical facility is helping provide that very thing for homeless women in Valparaiso.

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Sleep lab donates bedroom furniture to shelter for homeless women

Sleep lab donates bedroom furniture to shelter for homeless women

Nothing beats a good night's sleep, and a Munster medical facility is helping provide that very thing for homeless women in Valparaiso.

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"Little Old Ladies" return to stage

"Little Old Ladies" return to stage

CEDAR LAKE | L'arc en Ciel Theatre Group will debut "Little Old Ladies, Third Time's the Charm," the third in a series of original comedies wr…

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Head to the dunes for nature programs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

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Audition for children's choir and perform at fall festivall

Southlake Children's Choir is auditioning children 7 to 18 who love to sing all summer. There is no deadline for joining the choir.

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Art league welcomes nature painter to Monday meeting

HIGHLAND | LACARE Art League will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Glory to God Church, 3711 Ridge Road, with Carol Heikema as guest demonstrator. …

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Speakers address Alzheimer's and dementia topics

Speakers address Alzheimer's and dementia topics

MERRILLVILLE | Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana will host a monthly two-part program for families affected by the disea…

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Challenger Learning Center to train astronauts underwater

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana taught students the science and physics behind walking on the moon during the Un…

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Volunteering is a way of life for Hammond retiree

Volunteering is a way of life for Hammond retiree

On any given day, Anne Herbert is working behind the scenes to improve the lives of those in her community and across the country.

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Corn roast offers food, music and ber garden in Schererville

The Schererville Chamber of Commerce’s 51st annual all-you-can-eat Corn Roast will be held Friday at Redar Park, Austin and St. Gregory streets.

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Local ghostbusters to appear at Movies in the Park in Hobart

“They’re back!” The Northwest Indiana Ghostbusters will attend the screening of "Ghostbusters," the movie featured Thursday for the Movies in …

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Company donates parking proceeds to Lake Area United Way

Company donates parking proceeds to Lake Area United Way

MUNSTER | BMWC Constructors raised $5,500 during Three Floyds Brewery’s recent Dark Lord Festival and donated it to Lake Area United Way.

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Applications are due Friday for native landscaping awards

Have you been planting native species in your home or office garden? Apply for the Bringing Nature Home awards, which recognize outstanding ex…

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Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

HAMMOND | The cause of a fire that burned two mulch piles at the former Calumet Pallet Co. in Hammond may never be determined, an official said.

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Investigation into Gary officer homicide continues

CROWN POINT | More than two weeks after the shooting death of a Gary police officer, criminal charges have yet to be filed in the case.

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14U division at NSA World Series a precursor for high school ranks

14U division at NSA World Series a precursor for high school ranks

MUNSTER | It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize why the 14-and-under age group of the National Softball Association "B" North Central …

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Lansing joins chorus of police warning of IRS phone scam

LANSING | Police in Lansing have joined several other region agencies in warning residents of a phone scam involving a person who claims to wo…

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Man charged in weekend East Chicago fatal shooting

Man charged in weekend East Chicago fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | A 44-year-old man says he shot a man in East Chicago over the weekend in self-defense, court records show.

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Peace Run torch relay stops in East Chicago

Peace Run torch relay stops in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | Pshion Patterson, of East Chicago, brought her young nieces and nephews to City Hall on Tuesday morning to teach them a lesson. 

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Developing a healthy community through revitalization

GARY | If you reside on a block with an abandoned building it would mean a $7,000 decrease in your home's value.

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CR 2013 World Series champions among seven local teams advancing to Ohio Valley Regional

CR 2013 World Series champions among seven local teams advancing to Ohio Valley Regional

How can you doubt a team that just won a World Series?

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Dillinger Museum closes shop on 80th anniversary of criminal's death

Dillinger Museum closes shop on 80th anniversary of criminal's death

HAMMOND | The last day of business at the John Dillinger Museum in the Indiana Welcome Center came Tuesday on the 80th anniversary of the noto…

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Newton Co. crews pull body of Hammond man from lake

MOROCCO | Fire crews on Tuesday recovered the body of a Hammond man believed to have drowned Saturday in JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish …

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White House initiative swoops into Gary

White House initiative swoops into Gary

GARY | The local kickoff of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative in Gary took place at the Genesis Convention Center on Tuesday, w…

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Highland reviews pit bull attack under dangerous dogs ordinance

HIGHLAND | The owner of two pit bulls will learn their fate under a dangerous-dog ordinance hearing before the town's police commission Thursday.

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Hospital announces new board officers

Hospital announces new board officers

GARY | The Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors recently elected new officers. 

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Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's n…

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Home sales remain on even keel

Home sales remain on even keel

Northwest Indiana single-family home sales in June were on a par with the robust sales of last summer, with overall sales dropping a slight 3.…

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Man held after standoff sent for mental evaluation, police say

EAST CHICAGO | Police said Tuesday that no charges have been filed against an East Chicago man taken into custody Monday after a three-hour st…

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East Chicago businessman strikes deal on tax charges

HAMMOND | The owner of an East Chicago graphic design business has entered into a plea agreement in connection with a federal charge of making…

July 22, 2014 12:05 am

NWI construction sites nearly 15 times safer than national average

NWI construction sites nearly 15 times safer than national average

Northwest Indiana's union construction industry has nearly 15 times fewer accidents than the national rate, a new study found.

July 21, 2014 11:00 pm

E.C. police expect to charge suspect in weekend slaying

EAST CHICAGO | Police expect to submit charges Tuesday against a man suspected of fatally shooting an East Chicago man last weekend, an official said.

July 21, 2014 10:05 pm

Officials present plan to renovate Town Theatre

HIGHLAND | The Town Council and Redevelopment Commission scored a box office hit Monday with more than 100 residents showing up for a presenta…

July 21, 2014 10:00 pm

Man in custody after standoff in East Chicago

Man in custody after standoff in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A 25-year-old man who poured gasoline in his home and threatened to shoot police if they entered was arrested Monday night afte…

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Hundreds of girls take part in parade celebrating start of softball series

Hundreds of girls take part in parade celebrating start of softball series

CROWN POINT | Thousands of softball players and their families packed the downtown square on a steamy Monday evening to celebrate the opening …

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Murder suspect's court hearing ends in argument between families

CROWN POINT | A tense hearing for Victor Marquez, who is accused of killing his wife, ended in an argument between families outside the courtroom. 

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm

Son of Roy Boy Cooper killed in crash

Son of Roy Boy Cooper killed in crash

The son of the late Gary tattoo artist Roy Boy Cooper was killed in a crash Monday afternoon in Hobart, officials said.

July 21, 2014 8:11 pm

Pierogi parade rolls out Friday

WHITING | A Saturday night fireworks display and a polka luau are just two of several changes or additions to the city's popular Pierogi Fest.

July 21, 2014 7:42 pm

Gary man faces charges in death of infant

Gary man faces charges in death of infant

CROWN POINT | A 28-year-old man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's 5-month-old son, according to court records. 

July 21, 2014 7:33 pm

Disease takes out more than 1,000 ash trees in Munster

MUNSTER | Disease has devastated more than 1,000 ash trees along public rights of way across town.

July 21, 2014 7:12 pm

Former Wildcat returns home to give baseball/softball clinic

Former Wildcat returns home to give baseball/softball clinic

HAMMOND | Gregory White wasn't fortunate enough to play travel baseball.

July 21, 2014 7:00 pm

NSA World Series opener displays skills, collects shoes

NSA World Series opener displays skills, collects shoes

CROWN POINT | At the end of about every high school sports season, Rick Flutka could have collected all the locker room leftovers and started …

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Compost area causing stink in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | The city is looking to the county's Solid Waste Management District to help pull it out of the hole it dug for itself with a co…

July 21, 2014 6:32 pm

Hanover School Corp. employee charged with theft in federal indictment

HAMMOND | A former extracurricular treasurer with the Hanover Community School Corp. has entered into a plea agreement on a federal charge of theft.

July 21, 2014 6:30 pm

New data hub tracks state, local government effectiveness

New data hub tracks state, local government effectiveness

INDIANAPOLIS | Already a mainstay of businesses and baseball teams, "big data" has arrived in Indiana, which hopes to improve the effectivenes…

July 21, 2014 6:15 pm

C.P. moving ahead with Delaware Parkway extension

CROWN POINT | The Redevelopment Commission has endorsed plans for extending Delaware Parkway north of 109th Avenue to 107th Avenue.

July 21, 2014 6:08 pm

Speed a factor in Hammond crash that killed Chicago man

HAMMOND | Excessive speed is believed to be to blame for a fatal wrong-way crash in Hammond that claimed the life of a Chicago man Saturday morning. 

July 21, 2014 5:33 pm

One of Lake's oldest bridges about to pass into history

One of Lake's oldest bridges about to pass into history

CROWN POINT | One of Lake County's oldest bridges will soon exit the county, but remain over the same river it has spanned for the better part…

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Munster Stracks slated for grand reopening

MUNSTER | Strack & Van Til is planning a grand reopening for its new-look supermarket in Munster, which just underwent a multimillion doll…

July 21, 2014 5:08 pm

Local Franciscan hospitals join Anthem network

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced Monday eight hospital campuses in the Franciscan Alliance system are new participating …

July 21, 2014 5:00 pm
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