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Police investigating death of person found on railroad tracks

Police investigating death of person found on railroad tracks

GRIFFITH | Police are investigating the death of a person found Monday on CN railroad tracks south of the crossing at 45th Avenue in Griffith, an official said.

July 28, 2014 8:43 pm Photos

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Railroad tracks at Gary/Chicago International Airport

Railroad tracks at Gary/Chicago International Airport

The expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport's main runway remains stalled by the failure of railroads to agree on terms for use of relocated tracks built at the public's expense.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Airport changes promising so far

People waiting for Gary/Chicago International Airport to reach its potential have reason for hope after a recent Airport Authority meeting.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am

Blocked rail crossings rile Munster officials

MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing on White Oak Avenue near 45th Street.

March 12, 2014 4:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso faces demolition unless the railroad approves a plan to move it.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Nearly six years later, trains still block planes

Recently I came across the Biz News Sunday edition of The Times dated March 9, 2008. There I was pictured standing in front of the railroad embankment at the approach end of runway 12 at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The headline read “Tenant Fighting Mad."

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
Safety train visits Merrillville school

Safety train visits Merrillville school

Will Bates from Canadian National Railroad talks to students about train safety at John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville on Monday.

April 22, 2013 5:07 pm
Safety train visits Merrillville school

Safety train visits Merrillville school

Students from John Wood Elementary School enjoy a ride on "Little Obie" in Merrillville Monday. The miniature train was brought to the school by Canadian National Railroad for a rail safety program.

April 22, 2013 5:07 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso is slated to be demolished soon.

September 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

A notice for demolition hangs on a window of the train depot in Valparaiso.

September 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso is slated to be demolished soon.

September 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

A Canadian National train passes the historic train depot Monday at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso. The station is slated to be demolished soon.

September 17, 2012 3:25 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Residents who hope to save the historic train station at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso are facing an Oct. 16 deadline.

September 17, 2012 3:25 pm
Valpo prepares to move historic train station

Valpo prepares to move historic train station

The historic train station on Calumet Avenue in Valparaiso will be moved July 7 to the Porter County Career and Technical Center grounds. There, it will be renovated by building trades students and used for classroom space.

September 17, 2012 3:25 pm
Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary/Chicago International Airport and Gary officials announced an agreement Monday with Canadian National Railway Co. to move railroad tracks to allow for the airport's $162 million runway expansion.

March 26, 2012 1:15 pm
Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, right, announces a deal between Gary/Chicago International Airport and Canadian Nationial Railway Co. to relocate railroad tracks during a news conference in Gary. The agreement will allow the airport to move forward with expanding its runway.

March 26, 2012 1:15 pm
Gary Airport, CN reach deal

Gary Airport, CN reach deal

A map shows in orange the proposed expansion for the Gary/Chicago Internaltional Airport runway to 8,900 feet. A deal the airport and Canadian National Railway Co. reached Monday will allow the expansion at the northwest end of the runway.

March 26, 2012 1:15 pm
Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

A map shows the proposed expansion (highlighted in orange) for the Gary/Chicago International Airport runway to 8,900 feet. The airport reached a key agreement with Canadian National Railway Co. on Monday to relocate railroad tracks at the northwest end of the runway to allow for the expansion.

March 26, 2012 1:15 pm
Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Patrick Waldron, Canadian National Railroad Co. public affairs manager, talks Monday about moving CN railroad tracks to accommodate the Gary/Chicago International Airport's $162 million runway expansion during a news conference in Gary.

March 26, 2012 1:15 pm
Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Gary airport, CN reach key deal for expansion project

Steve Landry, interim director for Gary/Chicago International Airport, talks Monday in Gary about an agreement with Canadian National Railroad Co. to move railroad tracks for the airport's runway expansion project. The aiport will be able to expand its runway to 8,900 feet and comply with Fe…

March 26, 2012 1:15 pm
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