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Many new laws take effect Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:

June 28, 2014 10:30 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Police: Woman shows up for alcohol class intoxicated

May 14, 2014 11:05 am
Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Bartenders, servers and liquor store clerks gathered Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center to learn how to balance responsibility with the ability to make money.

May 06, 2014 11:35 am Photos

Photos

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival

April 29, 2014 1:40 pm

Highland cops arrest 27 at underage drinking party

HIGHLAND | Highland police arrested 27 people early Saturday after breaking up a large party with minors drinking and using drugs, authorities said.

April 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Porter County heroin deaths up but suicides down

VALPARAISO | Heroin deaths were up, but suicides were down. Murders were down, but motor vehicle fatalities were up.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Pence mum on possible vetoes

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence likely will ink up his veto stamp next week, but isn't yet saying which proposals approved by the General Assembly he might reject.

March 20, 2014 1:25 pm

Mind control: Alcohol, drug addiction stew in the brain

Alcoholism can destroy a liver. Heroin needles can spread HIV. And cocaine can stop a beating heart.

March 10, 2014 6:15 pm
Brews at the Shoe

Brews at the Shoe

Brews at the Shoe

March 06, 2014 3:10 pm
Brews

Brews

An assortment of brews will be in the spotlight Saturday at Brews at the Shoe at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Pence to decide on State Fair alcohol sales

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana State Fair attendees in August may get to do something that hasn't been allowed there for 67 years -- drink alcohol.

February 25, 2014 5:10 pm

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
A few observations about eating and drinking around Lake Michigan

A few observations about eating and drinking around Lake Michigan

Good Michigan reds from Domaine Berrien, Tabor Hill and White Pine.

December 26, 2013 2:42 pm

Dermody tapped to lead key House committee

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will hold considerable sway in deciding the future of state laws on gaming, alcohol, abortion, guns and other controversial issues.

November 20, 2013 12:15 pm
A documentary on French Reds, Oktoberfest ahead and tilapia in Miller

A documentary on French Reds, Oktoberfest ahead and tilapia in Miller

red wine poured from bottle

September 05, 2013 5:02 pm

Thank you for editorial on boating, alcohol

Thank you for your Aug. 25 editorial ("Alcohol, water can be a deadly combination") regarding the dangers of drinking and boating.

September 02, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Alcohol, water can be deadly combination

EDITORIAL: Alcohol, water can be deadly combination

Alcohol and water don't mix well, at least when the water isn't in a glass. Yet drunken boating continues to be a problem.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Video

Excise police cite 33 in Hammond alcohol, tobacco sting

HAMMOND | Indiana State Excise Police cited 33 people and two taverns on 56 charges in Hammond during a Saturday night alcohol and tobacco sting.

August 12, 2013 7:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Reject heated argument over cold beer

EDITORIAL: Reject heated argument over cold beer

The convenience store industry, having been thwarted repeatedly in its lobbying efforts, is asking the courts to change state law restricting the sales of cold beer to package liquor stores. This is a restriction that should remain in place.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am Related
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