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Expert: No major impact of BP oil spill on wildlife expected

Expert: No major impact of BP oil spill on wildlife expected

WHITING | The release of up to 1,638 gallons of crude oil into Lake Michigan from BP's Whiting Refinery will likely not harm area wildlife -- in large part -- thanks to the long, brutal winter.

March 28, 2014 10:45 am Related
Brews at the Shoe

Brews at the Shoe

Brews at the Shoe

March 06, 2014 3:10 pm
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Brews

An assortment of brews will be in the spotlight Saturday at Brews at the Shoe at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
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February 28, 2014 12:00 am

Forecast: 30 below zero wind chills Wednesday

Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet. 

February 25, 2014 6:52 am
Lower temps cause slick roads, easing flooding concerns

Lower temps cause slick roads, easing flooding concerns

Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.

February 21, 2014 1:40 pm Related
Region crime dropped with January temps, snowfall

Region crime dropped with January temps, snowfall

Chris Muskin shovels his car out of his driveway in Whiting on Jan. 7.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am
Winter puts chill on crime, homicides

Winter puts chill on crime, homicides

Local law enforcement officials may have found one of the few pieces of good news from the seemingly never-ending snow and below-zero temperatures this this year.

February 08, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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It has been so cold and snowy this winter, it feels like the North Pole has been relocated.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
More snow, below-zero wind chills on the way

More snow, below-zero wind chills on the way

Michael Jones, of Gary, heads south on Broadway Jan. 6 near Ridge Road as he looks for work shoveling snow.

February 04, 2014 7:02 am

Shoveling, frigid temps to blame for injuries

With the wind chill dipping well into negative digits and snow that continues to fall and drift, hospitals are seeing an influx of patients with weather-related injuries. 

January 27, 2014 5:45 pm

No mercy: Snow, winds, extreme cold to stick around

The region is bracing for another round of severe winter weather with several inches of snow possible tonight into Sunday, followed by another icy cold snap early next week.

January 25, 2014 11:15 am
3 dead in multivehicle crash on I-94 near Michigan City

3 dead in multivehicle crash on I-94 near Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY | Three people were killed and more than 20 motorists were injured in a crash involving more than 40 vehicles in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 near mile marker 37, Indiana State Police said. 

January 23, 2014 10:30 pm Video Photos

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January 12, 2014 12:00 am
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January 11, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily FIx

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January 09, 2014 12:00 am
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January 09, 2014 12:00 am

Cold keeping local plumbers busy

The bitter cold has kept local plumbers busy, with at least two companies receiving 30 to 40 calls a day from homeowners dealing with frozen pipes.

January 08, 2014 2:19 pm
Hazardous roads, dangerous cold continue hold on region

Hazardous roads, dangerous cold continue hold on region

As Northwest Indiana entered its fourth day of treacherous weather, police continued to report issues on the road because of icy conditions and drifting snow. 

January 07, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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