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Cline Avenue was Chesterton man's rough road

EAST CHICAGO | A Chesterton family says potholes and Lake County towing fees took too big bite out of one son's wallet recently, reflecting the plight of countless region residents whose tires, axles, windshields and other car parts have been damaged due to potholes along Cline Avenue.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am
Fire consumes downtown East Chicago businesses

Fire consumes downtown East Chicago businesses

EAST CHICAGO | A towering fire destroyed several downtown businesses Saturday evening and forced authorities to temporarily close a section of Chicago Avenue, just east of Indianapolis Boulevard.

March 09, 2013 8:06 pm Photos


Funding lined up for Hammond road improvement projects

HAMMOND| Projects on Indianapolis Boulevard and Chicago Avenue — deemed critical by the city — now have the local funding necessary to begin.

March 19, 2012 6:45 pm

INDOT to close Borman ramp at Calumet Avenue for repair

HAMMOND | The Indiana Department of Transportation will close the ramp from southbound Calumet Avenue to eastbound Interstate 80/94 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to remove portions of the sound wall for repairs.

March 16, 2011 5:30 pm
Bond set in alleged rape of 11-year-old in Lansing

Bond set in alleged rape of 11-year-old in Lansing

MARKHAM | A Cook County judge set bond Thursday for the two men charged in the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl during a sleepover in Lansing.

March 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Gary airport wants to build highway/rail overpass

The Gary/Chicago Airport Authority on Thursday voted to spend $609,689 to design a highway overpass that would carry traffic over railroad tracks moved for runway expansion and eliminate a train-snarled crossing.

December 09, 2010 3:15 pm
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