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Valpo gets $5,000 grant to replace ash trees

VALPARAISO | The city's battle with the emerald ash borer beetle goes on, but it got some reinforcements recently in the form of a $5,000 grant from the Alliance for Community Trees to pay for replacement trees.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Two killed in Gary after train hits car

Two killed in Gary after train hits car

GARY | Two people were killed early Friday after a CSX freight train struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing in the city's Miller neighborhood, officials said. 

August 08, 2014 6:30 pm

Porter County hears high-speed rail pitch

VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. 231 reopens with bridgework complete

The repairs on the two CSX railroad bridges over U.S. 231 are complete, and the road is open again, a spokesman for the Indiana Department of Transportation said.

June 18, 2014 11:45 am

Bridge repair closes portion of U.S. 231 until June 25

Two bridge projects are giving drivers in west Lake County the summer road construction blues, and summer doesn't even start until Saturday.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Driver faces charges in Gary train crash

Driver faces charges in Gary train crash

GARY | A 35-year-old woman faces charges after she drove around railroad crossing gates late Thursday night and her vehicle was struck by a train at a crossing on Old Hobart Road in Gary's Miller neighborhood.

April 04, 2014 12:53 pm Video Photos

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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

Valpo honing in on site of new transit center

VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.

February 02, 2014 5:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Deliver an agreement for intermodal facility

LaPorte County is working to get contracts signed so construction can begin as early as this spring on an intermodal facility. Make it happen.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Portage railroad crossing to be closed

PORTAGE | CSX will be closing Portage Avenue at the CSX railroad tracks starting Monday. The road will remain closed until Dec. 11.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am

South Shore denies responsibility in train crash with CSX last year

HAMMOND | The Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad is denying financial responsibility for a derailment involving a CSX freight train last year, in a brief filed in U.S. District Court Thursday.

September 12, 2013 5:46 pm

CSX sues for $2.87 million over 2012 derailment

CSX Transportation Inc. is suing Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad, also known as South Shore Freight, to recoup $2.87 million it says it lost in a collision last year.

August 21, 2013 1:00 pm

Track replacement to close busy rail crossing in Munster

A track replacement project will close the rail crossing at 45th Street near Margo Lane in Munster from Wednesday to Aug. 13, police said.

August 02, 2013 8:26 am
Dyer copes with crossing work

Dyer copes with crossing work

Work has begun on the CSX railroad crossing on U.S. 30 in Dyer. The crossing is expected to be closed for five days. The Indiana Department of Transportation has indicated alternative routes for truck traffic traveling U.S. 30 to use U.S. 41, Interstate 80/94, and Ill. 394. Locally, however,…

July 15, 2013 10:23 am
Dyer copes with crossing work

Dyer copes with crossing work

Work has begun on the CSX railroad crossing on U.S. 30 in Dyer. Frankie's Auto Sales employee Terry Jarosky reminds potential customers that they will be open during construction, which is expected to take five days.

July 15, 2013 10:23 am
Dyer copes with crossing work

Dyer copes with crossing work

Repair work has begun on the CSX railroad crossing in the 600 block of U.S. 30, 100 feet in each direction. Work is expected to be completed by Friday. On its Facebook page, the Indiana Department of Transportation has indicated alternative routes for truck traffic traveling U.S. 30 to use U…

July 15, 2013 10:24 am
CSX freight car derails in Gary; crossings closed

CSX freight car derails in Gary; crossings closed

GARY | A CSX freight train derailed Monday morning in Gary, closing crossings near 9th Avenue from Chase to Madison streets, police said.

May 06, 2013 5:42 pm

New restaurant to offer home cooking with a twist

VALPARAISO | The city is getting a new restaurant, but this one is more likely to be popular with the softball crowd at Fairgrounds Park than the diners in Valparaiso's downtown dining district.

January 08, 2013 12:22 pm

29-year-old Gary man dies after being struck by train

GARY | A Gary man was struck and killed by a train Saturday afternoon, and police and railroad security personnel are investigating why he was near railroad tracks.

December 08, 2012 9:00 pm

Train conductor suing CSX in connection with January crash

A train conductor, who was injured when three freight trains crashed northeast of Valparaiso in January, is suing CSX Transportation Inc. in connection with the incident.

November 13, 2012 6:30 pm
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