CHESTERTON | Liberty Township resident John W. Johnston, a retired Marine Corps major, has filed to run on the Republican ticket for the Indiana House of Representatives in the 10th District.
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter made its way south on Lake Michigan this week to break up ice in Burns Harbor, to ensure lake freighters and barges can continue to come into the port.
PORTAGE | Three suspects in an armed robbery of a convenience store in South Bend were taken into custody Wednesday when a train stopped at the Portage/Ogden Dunes South Shore station.
PORTAGE | A LaPorte woman was airlifted from Interstate 94 on Tuesday after being involved in a single vehicle crash.
Ships, including iron ore freighters bound for Northwest Indiana steel mills, have been jamming up the ice-choked St. Marys River in recent weeks as they rush to make deliveries before the Soo Locks close this week.
BURNS HARBOR | The driver of a semi tractor trailer loaded with 25,000 pounds of food headed for Meijer lost control on the icy Interstate 94 Wednesday and crashed into the median barrier.
VALPARAISO | Between Nov. 1, 2012 and Oct. 31, 2013 there were a total of 1,184 DUI arrests in Porter County, only slightly less than the previous year’s total of 1,200.
BURNS HARBOR | A Portage man was airlifted Monday afternoon following a crash on U.S. 12 between Oak Hill and Allegius roads.
PORTAGE | Officials continue searching for a Michigan woman who was last seen a week ago.
BURNS HARBOR | Many municipalities across the region have been eying or acquiring advanced life support ambulance service rather than outsourcing to private service providers.
Short span bridges traditionally are cast in concrete -- and plastic usually forms the fuel tanks in a car's undercarriage.
A local steelmaker has been recognized for an ongoing environmental initiative that has helped restore wetlands and control native species in Northwest Indiana.
Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.
Northwest Indiana's two major steelmakers are both expected to report losses during the third quarter, though market conditions have been gradually improving.
Shipments at the Port of Indiana Burns Harbor are on pace to hit a new high since the recession, as the navigation season is winding down.
Gas prices have been dropping and could be 20 to 25 cents lower by Halloween.
BURNS HARBOR | Local firefighters battled a blaze Sunday at ArcelorMittal.
PORTAGE | Indiana's port authority has launched a few major construction projects at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.
HAMMOND | Environmental officials are investigating a glittery substance found Friday in Lake Michigan.
PORTAGE | Santini's Pepper Pot Pizza, in the 3200 block of Willowcreek Road, was heavily damaged during a fire early Wednesday.
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