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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.

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'96 C.P. High grad joins school district board

'96 C.P. High grad joins school district board

CROWN POINT | The School Board on Monday appointed Crown Point native and local businessman David Warne to serve the final five months of the …

4 hours ago

Lowell man charged in Cedar Lake shooting, police say

CEDAR LAKE | A Lowell man was arrested on an attempted murder charge Sunday after a shooting in Cedar Lake that wounded another man, police said.

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Schererville Shock going to Babe Ruth World Series

Sunday was a beautiful day for baseball, if was being played in Northwest Indiana.

July 27, 2014 10:00 pm

C.P. commission endorses Porter Street Station

CROWN POINT | The city's Plan Commission has encouraged plans for redeveloping the apartment complex at the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue…

July 27, 2014 6:42 pm

Time and effort recognized

Time and effort recognized

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark enthusiasm for their cu…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hub City ready to host Lake County Fair starting Friday

The Lake County Fair begins Friday and runs through Aug. 10 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point. 

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point stopped in quarterfinal of Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional

Crown Point stopped in quarterfinal of Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional

CROWN POINT | Bulldogs manager Chip Pettit described the game in a nutshell to his players.

July 26, 2014 9:15 pm

NSA World Series 8U runners-up to finally play on the road

NSA World Series 8U runners-up to finally play on the road

CROWN POINT | The Highland 8-year-old all-star softball team hasn't ventured too far from Northwest Indiana this summer.

July 25, 2014 8:30 pm

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff

CHESTERTON | As Nick Grubnich punched a putt just past the 18th hole on Friday afternoon, the Crown Point native let out an audible groan.

July 25, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Youth group carries on mission after Bibles, personal items stolen

CROWN POINT | A Crown Point church youth group is grateful to be carrying on its mission after losing Bibles and other personal belongings to …

July 25, 2014 5:51 am

Middle schoolers perform scripts for younger students

Middle schoolers perform scripts for younger students

CROWN POINT | Colonel Wheeler Middle School seventh-graders came to Lake Street Elementary School last month to perform Reader’s Theatre scrip…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Essay on respecting different cultures earns coed a scholarship

Essay on respecting different cultures earns coed a scholarship

Nevena Djurdjevic, 22, was recently awarded third place in the WyzAnt College Scholarship essay competition, earning her $2,000.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Police: Phone app helped locate C.P. burglary suspect

CROWN POINT | A Crown Point woman was arrested on a burglary charge after an app on her neighbor's phone indicated the neighbor's missing iPad…

July 24, 2014 8:45 pm

Crete Crush rallies to stay alive before being eliminated from NSA World Series

Crete Crush rallies to stay alive before being eliminated from NSA World Series

MERRILLVILLE | Say what you will about softball's international tiebreaker format, but it makes far greater sense than "stoppage time" in soccer.

July 24, 2014 8:30 pm

Rotary awards five scholarships

Rotary awards five scholarships

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Backpack giveaway benefits 100,000 schoolchildren in U.S.

Schoolchildren in Northwest Indiana will benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Festival offers picnicking, swimming and music

CROWN POINT | Hundreds of young people from across Indiana are providing community service to Northwest Indiana agencies and residents through…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

ATHENA Award nominations sought by Crossroads chamber

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the prestigious ATHENA Award that is sponsored by First Midwest Bank.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Sox, TC Angels fight for their tourney lives at NSA "B" North-Central World Series

NWI Sox, TC Angels fight for their tourney lives at NSA "B" North-Central World Series

HOBART | Most of the time in big tournaments such as the NSA "B" North-Central World Series, the teams facing off don’t know each other.

July 23, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Former NASA astronaut Jerry Ross speaks to students at VU

Former NASA astronaut Jerry Ross speaks to students at VU

VALPARAISO | Former space shuttle astronaut Jerry Ross returned to Northwest Indiana this week to get high school and college students pumped …

July 23, 2014 11:35 am

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.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Compassionate Friends will “Walk to Remember” children

CROWN POINT | The Lake-Porter counties chapter of The Compassionate Friends is joining with dozens of chapters and thousands of bereaved famil…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

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?

July 22, 2014 5:00 pm

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…

July 22, 2014 4:55 pm

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 …

July 21, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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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 …

July 21, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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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

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

Crown Point panel narrowly OKs Orchard View plat

CROWN POINT | The Orchard View Subdivision primary plat has barely made it out of the city's Plan Commission with a 4-3 vote and a list of conditions.

July 21, 2014 12:09 pm

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.

July 21, 2014 6:00 am

Local Babe Ruth teams advance to Ohio Valley Regionals

Local Babe Ruth teams advance to Ohio Valley Regionals

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Red manager Scott Angel claims he doesn't have an ace up his sleeve.

July 20, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

NWI Communities and The Theatre at the Center collaborated for the NWI Communities Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest. Both Anita Beezhold,…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

Crown Point funds security cameras for Sportsplex

CROWN POINT | With the city's showcase Sportsplex nearing completion, just in time for two major baseball tournaments with almost 260 teams co…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point eighth-graders sweep Law Day essay contest awards

Crown Point eighth-graders sweep Law Day essay contest awards

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

St. Mary Catholic Community School ends year with special events

St. Mary Catholic Community School ends year with special events

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School ended the 2013-14 school year with a flurry of activities.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Parade winners named by a grateful 4th of July Parade Committee

The 4th of July may be over, but visit www.cpjuly4.com to see photos from this year’s parade.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Zounds Hearing Aid Co., Crown Point

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Zounds Hearing Aid Co., Crown Point

Despite his college degree and desire to help people, the country's poor job market stymied Kevin Hand’s job prospects until he found a solution.

July 19, 2014 12:13 pm

Crews extinguish tire fire in Crown Point

Crews extinguish tire fire in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | A farmer burning brush near a pile of tires sparked a fire Friday afternoon near 121st Avenue and Iowa Street when flames jumped…

July 18, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Softball World Series heavy hitter for region's economy

Northwest Indiana is expected to see a $1.35 million economic impact when approximately 10,000 softball players and their families and friends…

July 18, 2014 11:30 am

South Shore Sports Promotions to host athletic shoe drive

CROWN POINT | Softball fans have the opportunity Monday  to provide children of all the ages the athletic shoes needed to participate in sports.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am

Gift policy change shuts lid on briefcase critics

CROWN POINT | Following an emotional discussion Thursday over an expenditure for an employee, a new policy for gifts and awards was approved b…

July 17, 2014 8:38 pm

Commissioners approve public safety share for townships

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners have voted to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of…

July 17, 2014 7:45 pm

Crown Point building its own fields of dreams

CROWN POINT | They really know how to play ball in Crown Point, and that means they need a lot of ball fields.

July 17, 2014 7:41 pm

Dillinger Museum escaping to Crown Point

Dillinger Museum escaping to Crown Point

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s John Dillinger Museum will move to Crown Point in time for the 81st anniversary …

July 17, 2014 6:15 pm

Woman accused of drinking, causing infant to fall in park

CROWN POINT | A 30-year-old woman is accused of causing her infant to fall out of a stroller while she was drunk at a Hammond park, police said. 

July 17, 2014 5:59 pm

Recycled art exhibit open through Monday at welcome center

Renewing the Region, an exhibit featuring art from recycled and repurposed objects, has been extended to Monday at the Indiana Welcome Center,…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Behind the scenes, it’s the efforts of volunteers that help keep the Porter County Fair running smoothly year after year.

July 16, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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City Hall
101 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3240

Police Department
124 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
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Fire Department
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Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3248

Crown Point Community Schools
200 E. North Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-3371

Crown Point Parks and Recreation
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Crown Point, Ind. 46307
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