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Pews fill up so much for Easter the faithful have to show up earlier than usual to find a parking space, and some churches even tack on extra services to accommodate the crowds.
The first April snow in the Chicago region in three years is expected to fall by the Monday evening rush.
The price of pork has been pushed up by a virus that has killed millions of baby pigs nationwide over the winter.
In terms of demographic trends, Northwest Indiana is a tale of two counties.
ROSELAWN | A man described as being in his late 20s and about six feet tall with minimal facial hair is being sought by police for the robbery of the DeMotte State Bank branch in Roselawn on Friday.
The recent spate of rain is filling streets and rushing through ditches, but those overseeing the Little Calumet and Kankakee rivers said levels are fine for now.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected Gov. Mike Pence's request for funds to cover a portion of the snow removal and public safety expenses incurred by 49 Indiana counties — including Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Ja…
An Ohio man was killed and three vehicles he was hauling were catapulted off a trailer Tuesday when he rear-ended a semi on Interstate 65 south of the Rensselaer exit, police said.
The Purdue Alumni Club of Northwest Indiana has applications for two club scholarships available, a Book Scholarship and a Purdue Scholar Award.
Slushy snowmelt that froze on local streets Wednesday night caused some problems for motorists Thursday morning.
The latest snowfall left thousands without power for most of Wednesday and caused numerous crashes.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for this year's South Shore Air Show, which is moving inland to Newton County from the Lake Michigan shores in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate honored state Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, and four other senators Tuesday who aren't seeking re-election and will end their combined 155 years of Senate service later this week.
The National Weather Service is warning of blizzard-like conditions late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, with 8 inches of accumulation possible by the time it's all over.
VALPARAISO | Tom Moeller said the growing acceptance of marijuana use across the country is making it tougher for him and others working to help young people with substance abuse problems.
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…
MOROCCO | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., is keynote speaker for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner on March 18 at Beaver Township Community Center in Morocco.
CROWN POINT | Brandon Scott Hooks was found not guilty Wednesday in a child seduction case that began Monday in Lake Criminal Court.
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…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the moment the annual legislative session is gaveled closed.
Indiana is looking for few good businesses.
Some parts of the region are in for another shot of below-zero wind chills Thursday.
KENTLAND | A Crown Point woman was injured in a crash Thursday at the intersection of U.S. 41 and U.S. 24, the Newton County Sheriff's Office said.
Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet.
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.
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.
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.
Relief is in sight for Northwest Indiana residents as they enter the third consecutive day of frigid temperatures.
Indiana's unemployment fell 0.4 percentage points in December to 6.9 percent, the lowest it has been in 62 months.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.
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.
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