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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Chicago WGN Critic Roy Leonard helped herald NWI stage

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Chicago WGN Critic Roy Leonard helped herald NWI stage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Crazy in love: Theatre at the Center's 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown' offers romantic rilings

Crazy in love: Theatre at the Center's 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown' offers romantic rilings

Editor's note: Actor Bernie Yvon, a talented stage favorite at Theatre at the Center and performance venues throughout Chicagoland, was cast in the role of the narrator for this month's run of "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown." On Saturday, Sept. 6, Yvon was killed in a car acciden…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man injured in one car accident

August 12, 2014 12:00 am
Valparaiso business man dies after car accident

Valparaiso business man dies after car accident

A prominent Valparaiso businessman, who owned restaurants, race horses and other local enterprises died Wednesday after being involved in a car accident Tuesday in Michigan City.

August 07, 2014 3:25 pm

Teens killed in Harvey crash identified

The Cook County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teens killed in a crash Sunday in Harvey.

July 29, 2014 3:03 pm

One airlifted from Portage accident

PORTAGE | A man was airlifted to a Chicago-area hospital Thursday afternoon after receiving head injuries in a two-car crash at County Line Road and Lincoln Street.

July 24, 2014 4:02 pm
Appeals court upholds 50-year sentence for Porter County stabbing

Appeals court upholds 50-year sentence for Porter County stabbing

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Tuesday the 50-year sentence issued to a Valparaiso woman who brutally attacked a Center Township resident after he allowed her in to make a phone call following a traffic accident.

July 08, 2014 3:57 pm Related
Elderly woman drives into house near Sylvan Manor

Elderly woman drives into house near Sylvan Manor

CENTER TOWNSHIP | An elderly woman drove though Jack Lammertin's backyard and into the back of his neighbor's house Thursday afternoon. 

June 12, 2014 5:57 pm
Elderly lady drives into house near Sylvan Manor

Elderly lady drives into house near Sylvan Manor

An elderly woman drove her car through Jack Lammertin's backyard and into the back of his neighbor's house Thursday afternoon at the corner of County Road 150 North and Sylvan Drive in Center Township. Porter County police survey the damage.

June 12, 2014 4:39 pm
Carr has Crusaders ready for Horizon League tournament

Carr has Crusaders ready for Horizon League tournament

VALPARAISO | It would’ve been easy for Jessica Carr to just shut everything down and take a year away from basketball. The love the Valparaiso junior has for her teammates made that impossible.

March 09, 2014 7:30 pm Related

Lowell woman injures arm in crash in Porter Township

PORTER TOWNSHIP | A Lowell woman suffered serious injuries in a car accident Friday morning on Ind. 2 and was flown by helicopter to an Illinois hospital for treatment.

February 14, 2014 4:45 pm

Girl, 13, charged in fatal Illinois joyride crash

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. | A 13-year-old girl has been charged with reckless homicide in a deadly car crash in suburban Chicago in which she's accused of taking a vehicle full of children on a joyride.

December 07, 2013 11:05 am
Injured teen determined to recover

Injured teen determined to recover

Physical therapist Melissa Rentfrow works with Megan Webb, 16, during her rehabilitation program on May 13 at Ranken Jordan, a pediatric specialty hospital in Maryland Heights, Mo. The teen from Belleville West High School in Belleville, Ill., is recovering from a traumatic brain injury, whi…

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
Injured teen determined to recover

Injured teen determined to recover

Tracy Webb and her daughter, Megan Webb, 16, listen to physical therapist Melissa Rentfrow during Megan's rehabilitation program at Ranken Jordan, a pediatric specialty hospital in Maryland Heights, Mo., on May 13. The teen from Belleville West High School in Belleville, Ill., is recovering …

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
Actress Jane Withers with Actor Martin Sheen in 2005 Examining Porsche Replica of James Dean's Car

Actress Jane Withers with Actor Martin Sheen in 2005 Examining Porsche Replica of James Dean's Car

Actor Martin Sheen, second from left, foreground chats with actress Jane Withers in Feb. 8, 2005 in Los Angeles, as they examine a replica of the car James Dean was driving when he died. The two were friends of Dean and helped mark the 50th anniversary of the young actor's death.

May 28, 2013 12:00 am

Interstate 65 shuts down following rollover wreck

Southbound Interstate 65 was shut down for several hours Saturday night after a rollover crash just south of the Lowell exit, according to Indiana State Police.

March 30, 2013 9:15 pm
Driver in fatal M'ville DUI gets seven years taken off prison term

Driver in fatal M'ville DUI gets seven years taken off prison term

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has reduced the prison term of a Winfield man who, while driving drunk and fleeing Merrillville police in 2006, struck and killed a motorcyclist, Kirk John Mitchell.

March 27, 2013 5:45 pm Related

E.C. man dies in two-vehicle Hammond crash

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man died Friday night after his pickup truck collided with a semitrailer in Hammond, police said.

December 22, 2012 6:59 pm
Region family survives tragedy by focusing on little miracles

Region family survives tragedy by focusing on little miracles

Eight-year-old Neilah Maule moved her parents to tears with a softly spoken "hi."

September 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Region family survives tragedy by focusing on little miracles

Region family survives tragedy by focusing on little miracles

Jaidyn Maule, 5, continues to heal after a July 19 car wreck which killed her father's girlfriend and critically injured her 8-year-old sister.

September 11, 2012 3:53 pm
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