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Many area schools delayed the start of classes Thursday due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills.
A total of 45 students from 23 high schools in seven Northwest Indiana counties graduated from a yearlong leadership program, South Shore Leadership Youth for Community Engagement, at Hobart's Avalon Manor on Wednesday night.
One person was killed and another was seriously injured after a busy night of police responding to multiple wrecks blamed on snowy, slick pavement.
Being a leader involves constant growth, expanding your horizons and finding your passion.
Young completes basic training
HAMMOND │ The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors will gather in an executive session Dec. 9 to negotiate a contract between the SSCVA and Fair Oaks Farms regarding a 2014 air show.
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HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott engaged South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority President Speros Batistatos Friday in a verbal dogfight over moving the air show out of Lake County.
HAMMOND | After a one-year hiatus, the South Shore Air Show will take to the skies again in 2014 with Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County as the backdrop.
Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana continued to grow in October compared to one year ago, although at a slower pace of 6.1 percent, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
CROWN POINT | The possibility of a proposed south Lake County quarry has broken to the surface after being buried in court for several years.
CROWN POINT | Approximately 4,500 students in grades 4, 5, and 6 from around the state are preparing for the 21st annual Elementary Spell bowl competition which will take place at more than 30 sites around the state on Thursday, including Col…
Fewer than 5,000 NIPSCO customers remained without power in Northwest Indiana on Monday night after a day of deadly storms in the Midwest.
MUNSTER | A strong storm left knocked down power lines and trees scattered across Northwest Indiana on Sunday causing more than 50,000 residents to lose power.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, revealed Wednesday she has been diagnosed with lung cancer but plans to continue representing south Lake, Newton and Benton counties in the Senate as she has since 1984.
Most of the region was spared the worst of the problems created by an early snowfall, but portions of LaPorte County have recorded as much as 9 inches of lake-effect snow and it isn't over yet.
Porter and LaPorte counties are bracing for as much as 7 inches of snow overnight.
Injuries and illnesses suffered at Indiana workplaces fell by 7 percent last year, marking the first time the rate has declined since 2009.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is a hallmark of nearly every television courtroom drama, but the nervous defendant anxiously awaiting a jury's verdict is rarely seen inside Indiana's legal system.
Below is a list of the trick-or-treat hours from towns around the region. Crown Point, Portage, Winfield, Crete, Steger and LaPorte have postponed trick-or-treating hours to Friday night because of inclement weather.
ROSELAWN | In what has become an annual ritual, family members of those who perished in American Eagle Flight 4184 will gather at 3:30 p.m Thursday to mark the 19th anniversary of the Oct. 31 crash.
MOROCCO | Two brothers are facing battery and strangulation charges stemming from an alleged incident uncovered during a separate theft investigation by Indiana State Police.
Delivery of newspapers will be delayed today.
Temperatures could dip below freezing by Tuesday morning for the first time this season.
A new healthy lifestyle program called Droptober is encouraging Americans to lose 5 pounds this month while helping the children's charity Variety.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Tara Nelson will take a second shot at knocking U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, out of Congress.
Congressional gridlock not only has resulted in the shutdown of the federal government, it also has negatively affected the lives of region residents.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, isn't apologizing after calling CNN anchor Carol Costello "beautiful" Thursday, while saying she didn't understand the federal government shutdown, but insists his remarks were not meant t…
GARY | The Indiana Department of Transportation aims to hire as many as 30 seasonal winter program workers at a job fair next week.
NEWTON COUNTY | A 40-year-old Wheatfield man died Sunday after his motorcycle collided with a truck on State Road 14 near County Road 250 West, Newton County police reported.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest announced the 2013-14 finalist candidates for Fellows and the Chanute Prize for Team Innovation in The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana.
Heavy rains Wednesday night and early Thursday caused few problems in the region.
A forecast for potentially record-breaking temperatures in the mid to upper 90s prompted some school closings and early dismissals Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Northwest Indiana Public Schools Study Council meeting last month.
Drought has returned to much of Northwest Indiana, but it is nowhere near as bad as the severe drought that devastated much of the state's crops last year and is not expected to raise prices at the grocery store.
Factory jobs still pay well, and have been offering new hires healthier paychecks than they could fetch in other professions.
MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana have awarded the first HOPE Scholarships to 10 outstanding high school students.
Years ago, Northwest Indiana residents could get out of high school and find work at a mill or on the factory floor.
HAMMOND | A Lake Village man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to heroin dealing.
Residents can go online to find out when a neighbor's home is being foreclosed on, if a business down the block has applied for a liquor license and how a local government proposes to spend their tax dollars.
Temperatures in the low 90s coupled with high humidity are expected to push the heat index to near 100 Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
PORTAGE | The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor served Wednesday as the backdrop for an Indiana Department of Homeland Security District 1 Task Force first responder drill called “Operation Safe Harbor."
High temperatures coupled with uncomfortable humidity levels could push the heat index close to 100 Tuesday, forecasters said.
At least a dozen organizations across Indiana will have the opportunity to serve more children, youth or families or improve their effectiveness through a grant program offered by the Indiana Youth Institute.
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has announced its 2013-14 slate of members.
GARY | Pollution at the Gary/Chicago International Airport will end up in a landfill in Newton County, after a massive undertaking that will require a fleet of trucks to make three round trips a day. Sixty trucks soon will haul off the worse…
FAIR OAKS | A grand opening celebration dubbed "Hogust 5" for Fair Oaks Farms' new Pig Adventure is slated for Monday.
The Times Media Co. and its BusINess Magazine are accepting nominations through Aug. 1 for the annual 20 Under 40 Awards.
Single-family home sales increased 25.7 percent in June in the five counties covered by the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors, marking the 24th straight month of year-over-year sales increases in the region.
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