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INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, accused the National Security Agency Monday of violating constitutional protections against unlawful searches following disclosures the spy agency collected and stored the telephone and In…
Faith. Phlebotomy. Spanish. Marissa Ramirez has overcome the obstacles in her path and has a plan to combine what she knows to make a difference in Central America's most impoverished country.
Seven region universities will kick off their 25th year of Working Smarter, a weeklong series of workshops targeted at region residents seeking an education and better employment opportunities.
Ind. 2 between U.S. 231 and Interstate 65 reopened to traffic early Friday morning after being closed due to downed power lines caused by Wednesday night's storms.
Dan Wolfe and his family returned to their Merrillville home Wednesday night after the storms had passed to find a tree had smashed his car.
The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation recently awarded 72 new Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships to graduating seniors from Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper county high schools. Worth from $4,000 to $28,000, the scholarships can be applied at Ind…
Kevin Kieft hopes to spread his success with job creation in Michigan City to throughout Northwest Indiana.
A Newton County man was killed Friday night when his motorcycle collided with a car in downtown Washington, D.C., where he was participating in the weekend-long Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride to honor veterans.
GARY | The Gary Parole District will host an open house at 11 a.m. today at 569 Tyler St., Gary.
LAKE VILLAGE | A semi crashed into a house at 4310 W. Ind. 10 on Wednesday, officials said.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales increased 26 percent in April as compared to one year ago, marking the 22nd straight month home sales have increased in the region.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, is using the controversy over an Internal Revenue Service investigation into the tax-exempt status of some Tea Party groups to raise money for his 2014 re-election campaign.
KENTLAND | A 22-year-old man from downstate Brazil was identified as the person killed in the crash involving a semitrailer Friday in Newton County, officials said.
KENTLAND | The Newton County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash Friday morning north of Kentland.
Graduating high school seniors from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties can apply for a scholarship program offered by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators.
MERRILLVILLE │ Another year of discovering the most creative thinkers and innovators of Northwest Indiana begins Friday.
Indiana online ISTEP+ testing is expected to resume Wednesday after the state suspended testing Tuesday because connectivity issues plagued test takers for a second consecutive day.
PORTAGE | Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs are now linked to a 6,800-mile trail system spanning from Delaware to California, officials announced Thursday.
Indiana prisoners will have the faces of cold case homicide victims and missing persons on the only decks of playing cards available for purchase in state prisons.
The Morocco WorkOne will be offering a free Microsoft Excel 2007 Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday
Times investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski has won a national public service award for her ongoing series detailing Indiana's fragmented system of providing services to children in need of state services.
Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana increased 23.3 percent in March, marking their 21st consecutive monthly increase on a year-over-year basis, according to sales figures from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
KENTLAND | Two Kentland residents are being held at the Newton County Jail on charges related to the discovery of a meth lab, police said early Monday.
Many roads closed due to flooding on Thursday were reopened on Friday as flood waters began to recede.
This week on "Lakeshore Focus," host Keith Kirkpatrick will be joined by a true Northwest Indiana Legend and one of the greatest storytellers around.
Heavy rain poured down Thursday on Northwest Indiana, causing road closures, flooding basements and threatening residents living near local rivers.
Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through week's end, prompting a flood watch for the region.
NEWTON COUNTY | Two teens were arrested Friday after leading police through a chase in Newton County.
NEWTON COUNTY | A Brook man died Thursday afternoon after his pickup truck drove off the road and hit a tree, police said.
On this week’s "Lakeshore Focus" host Keith Kirkpatrick is joined by Mike Barancyk and F. Marc Ruiz from Oak Partners. The pair will provide investment and wealth management advice to viewers.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announced his support of marriage equality Thursday, calling unfair current federal laws that bar same-sex couples from having the same financial and legal benefits as married couples.
Given the political push back and legislative discussion over the Common Core Standards touted by former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett and endorsed by many teachers in the region, it does not look like there will be change…
Classes in the Crown Point Community and Tri-Creek school corporations are delayed two hours this morning due to overnight snow.
An annual health report issued this week ranks Lake County near the bottom of the state for health outcomes, with Porter County closer to the top.
It might not seem like spring is only two weeks away after the area received heavy snowfall Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Officials are asking for help identifying three people who were killed and found October 1983 in Newton and Jasper counties.
GARY | A Lake Village man was charged with numerous offenses after leading Indiana State Police on a three-mile chase on the Borman Expressway early Tuesday.
FAIR OAKS | A new compressed natural gas station fueled by cow manure at Fair Oaks Farms completes a transportation corridor investors hope will be the first of many across the country.
LAKE VILLAGE | A fire that killed a 71-year-old Lake Village woman Friday was caused by a faulty power vent on a basement hot water heater, officials said.
LAKE VILLAGE | A 71-year-old Lake Village woman died Friday morning following a fire in a field outside her home, officials said.
What would it be like to stand inside a raging steelmaking blast furnace – virtually? Meet Dr. Chenn Zhou, of Purdue University Calumet, the inventor of this simulation experience as she joins host Keith Kirkpatrick on the next "Lakeshore Focus."
NEWTON COUNTY | A 52-year-old Hobart woman was critically injured Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Newton County.
A winter storm was expected to continue to bring snow into the Chicago area until Wednesday morning.
Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in automatic budget cuts, known as the sequester, are set to take effect from March through September.
Area police reported few problems on the roads overnight and early Friday morning after snow fell across the region.
On the next "Lakeshore Focus" show host Keith Kirkpatrick will look at higher education in the region with his guest, Purdue University North Central Chancellor James Dworkin.
HAMMOND | In sentencing offenders on child pornography charges, federal authorities consider there are many degrees of child pornography, depending on the level of depravity and violence associated with the images and videos.
A wind advisory is in effect with wind gusts of 50 mph whipping through the region.
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