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Gangster John Dillinger Transported by Airplane Back to Crown Point, Indiana

Gangster John Dillinger Transported by Airplane Back to Crown Point, Indiana

Heavily guarded, manacled and shackled, outlaw John Dillinger is shown on Jan. 30, 1934, as he is taken from one plane to another in St. Louis, Tenn., while under way to his final destination, the Lake County Jail in Crown Point.

July 22, 2014 12:00 am
Newlyweds Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor Arriving in Toronto, Canada March 16, 1964

Newlyweds Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor Arriving in Toronto, Canada March 16, 1964

Newlyweds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton arrive in Toronto on Monday, March 16, 1964, the day after the couple were married.

March 29, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana vying for $10B Boeing airplane plant

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.

December 15, 2013 12:38 am
Big Birds come to Wheeler, Indiana

Big Birds come to Wheeler, Indiana

Radio controlled airplane pilots from throughout the area converge on Wheeler, Indiana to show off their large aircraft as part of the Midwest Sundowners Club Big Bird Day.

September 21, 2013 10:06 pm
Sequester may shut Gary control tower

Sequester may shut Gary control tower

The control tower at Gary/Chicago International Airport, seen in this March 2012 photo, is set to close Friday, falling victim to federal sequester budget cuts, Airport Interim Director Steve Landry told the authority board Monday.

February 25, 2013 2:05 pm
Purdue flyers earn two trophies

Purdue flyers earn two trophies

Crown Point native Amanda Keck represented Purdue University in a cross-country aerial race for women. The two-woman Purdue crew won the first leg and placed third in another leg of the race. Video provided by Purdue University.

June 26, 2012 9:23 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

A Bombardier Global Express corporate jet is one of the first planes to be housed at the Gary Jet Center's recently opened 40,000-square-foot hanger at Gary/Chicago International Airport. The hangar features energy-efficient systems seen here such as huge overhead fans and digitally controll…

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

The Gary Jet Center recently opened a new $5 million, 40,000-square-foot hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport that features energy-efficient, insulated panels on the ceiling, walls and 240-foot-long front door.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

The front door on the Gary Jet Center's new hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport is 240 feet long and 28 feet high. It is made up of 2 1/2-inch-thick insulated panels set between steel I-beams that slide over tracks in the floor.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

A Bombardier Global Express corporate jet is one of the first planes to be housed at the Gary Jet Center's recently opened hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

Gary Jet Center takes off to a greener future

An overhead fan 20 feet in diameter spins near the ceiling of the new Gary Jet Center hangar. The fan is one of two that force warm air downward, increasing the hangar's energy efficiency.

March 05, 2012 2:05 pm
Marcus Schrenker claims wife involved in his crimes

Marcus Schrenker claims wife involved in his crimes

INDIANAPOLIS | Former money manager Marcus Schrenker, a Merrillville native who tried to fake his own death and later was convicted of securities fraud, told an Indianapolis television station Monday his wife, Michelle, was an active participant in his crimes. 

November 01, 2011 4:30 pm Photos

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State rep. faced tough calls as United Airlines exec for security on 9/11

State rep. faced tough calls as United Airlines exec for security on 9/11

Inside the United Airlines Crisis Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Valparaiso native Ed Soliday had a front-row seat for the worst show in the world.

September 03, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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Test flight takes reporter on ride of his life

Test flight takes reporter on ride of his life

GARY | Up, up and away! I understand the phrase is corny, just bear with me. Sitting over Lake Michigan, upside down, from thousands of feet in the air, could be unnerving for some people. It also could be flat-out terrifying for others.

July 15, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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Adopt-A-Pilot program teaches students aviation

Adopt-A-Pilot program teaches students aviation

Fifth graders at Valparaiso's Central Elementary have been participating in Southwest Airlines Adopt-A-Pilot program, learning about aviation, weather and geography with First Officer Howie Landry.

May 13, 2011 9:49 pm
Wings of Freedom Tour

Wings of Freedom Tour

Melvin Lamb, of Merrillville, talks about his experience as a nose gunner aboard a B-17 bomber during World War II after his flight Monday as part of the Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour at Porter County Municipal Airport.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am
Wings of Freedom Tour

Wings of Freedom Tour

A B-17 bomber sits at the Porter County Municipal Airport during a Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom tour stop there Monday. The Collings Foundation offers paid flights aboard the B-17, a B-24, and a P-51 Mustang.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am
Wings of Freedom Tour

Wings of Freedom Tour

World War II veterans Art Calvin, left, and Melvin Lamb sit buckled inside an authentic B-17 bomber during their Wings of Freedom tour flight Monday from Porter County Municipal Airport.

July 26, 2010 3:46 pm
Wings of Freedom Tour

Wings of Freedom Tour

World War II veteran Art Calvin, 84, of Highland, walks by the waist gunner position Monday on a B-17 bomber aircraft during a Wings of Freedom flight over Valparaiso. Calvin served as an Army Air Corps cadet during the war. The Collings Foundation brought a trio of vintage aircraft to Porte…

July 26, 2010 3:46 pm
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