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MARC CHASE: Life lessons of a heart-shattering summer

MARC CHASE: Life lessons of a heart-shattering summer

Some of us spend the late days of summer mourning the impending passing of another warm season. The parents among us also look ahead with hopes of a successful school year for our children.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
Gary looking to expand on Dollar Home Program

Gary looking to expand on Dollar Home Program

GARY | The Steel City has an estimated 10,000 vacant homes, but the porch lights will soon come back on in a few of them.

December 24, 2013 3:00 pm Video

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Government shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

Government shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

WASHINGTON | Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.

October 01, 2013 7:15 pm
Body of C.P. soldier killed in crash escorted to funeral home

Body of C.P. soldier killed in crash escorted to funeral home

Crown Point Army Spc. Alan “A.J.” Roach Jr. joined the military to protect his country, his mother said Thursday.

June 13, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Peeps Diorama Biblical Scene of Moses and Parting of the Red Sea

Peeps Diorama Biblical Scene of Moses and Parting of the Red Sea

A diorama entered in the 2012 "Peeps Show" contest at VU's Chapel of the Resurrection depicts Moses in Peeps chick form, staff in hand, parting the Red Sea ready to swallow Pharoh's army of chariots and soldiers, represented by marshmallow bunnies.

March 27, 2013 12:00 am
The Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree gifts to 1,700 children

The Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree gifts to 1,700 children

Tonjaniece Thurman looks over Christmas gifts with sister Taneshia Mosen, 9, and grandmother Shirley Mosen on Friday during The Salvation Army's Angel Tree gift distribution in Gary.

December 21, 2012 3:47 pm
The Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree gifts to 1,700 children

The Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree gifts to 1,700 children

Brianna Evans, of The Salvation Army, searches for gifts Friday in a gym filled with toys donated for the Angel Tree program. About 1,700 children ages 12 and younger received Christmas gifts through this year's program.

December 21, 2012 3:47 pm
Jerome Brenman of Gary

Jerome Brenman of Gary

Jerome Brenman of Gary, shown in his army uniform during World War II, died in 2004 at age 84.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
Jerome Korn

Jerome Korn

Serviceman Jerry Korn, of East Chicago, shown in his U.S. military uniform, died in 1997 at age 81. He served as a doctor in a field hospital during World War II.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
Roger E. Salamon of Flossmoor, Ill. in 1945

Roger E. Salamon of Flossmoor, Ill. in 1945

Roger E. Salamon, of Flossmoor, Ill., is seen in his army infantry uniform in 1945. The photo is one of hundreds of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana images on display for a military exhibit at The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, Ill.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
Illinois Holocaust Museum exhibit shares Jewish part in American war effort

Illinois Holocaust Museum exhibit shares Jewish part in American war effort

Roger Salamon still remembers the words he heard during his army infantry training in March 1945.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Dyer soldier laid to rest

Dyer soldier laid to rest

Mourners filed into St. Thomas More Church and lined Calumet Avenue and U.S. 30 to pay their respects to Army Staff Sgt. David Nowaczyk.

May 02, 2012 2:41 pm
Dyer soldier remembered for his sacrifice

Dyer soldier remembered for his sacrifice

Friends and family leave St. Thomas More Church in Munster following a funeral Mass for Army Staff Sgt. David Nowaczyk, who was killed April 15 while serving his third tour in Afghanistan.

May 02, 2012 2:35 pm
Dyer soldier remembered for his sacrifice

Dyer soldier remembered for his sacrifice

Dyer, Lake Hills, Schererville and Merrillville firefighters salute the hearse carrying the body of Army Staff Sgt. David Nowaczyk as it enters Memory Lane Memorial Park and Funeral Chapel in Schererville.

May 02, 2012 2:35 pm
Family remembers Dyer soldier as giving, fun

Family remembers Dyer soldier as giving, fun

DYER | When 22-month-old Kiley Nowaczyk hears a phone ring, she thinks it's her daddy finally calling.

April 18, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Syrian fighters spotting sniper

Syrian fighters spotting sniper

In this Friday, April 6, 2012 photo, Free Syrian Army fighters try to spot a sniper during fighting with Syrian troops in a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Syrian government shelling and offensives against rebel-held towns killed dozens of people across the country on Saturday, activists said, as…

April 07, 2012 4:00 pm
Valpo Tech not an eyesore in grads' eyes

Valpo Tech not an eyesore in grads' eyes

VALPARAISO | The former Valparaiso Technical Institute building might be an eyesore, but to many of the institute's graduates it still is the Emerald City of their educational life.

April 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: An ode to help beat the spring's early heat

PHIL WIELAND: An ode to help beat the spring's early heat

March came in like the lion of our legendary knowing

March 23, 2012 12:00 am
South Haven soldier gets warm welcome home from family, friends

South Haven soldier gets warm welcome home from family, friends

PORTAGE | Army Sgt. 1st Class Chuck Litzkow's family and friends gathered at Portage American Legion Post 260 on Sunday to celebrate.

January 29, 2012 8:25 pm Photos

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Hammond soldier the lone survivor of Afghanistan explosion

Hammond soldier the lone survivor of Afghanistan explosion

HAMMOND | As the families of four Indiana soldiers prepare to say their final goodbyes, one local family is preparing for a long road toward recovery.

January 09, 2012 4:30 pm Photos

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