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Hebron OKs contract for fire station design

HEBRON | With money commitments from Porter County and the town's Redevelopment Commission, the council decided to plunge ahead with plans for building an addition to the fire station.

April 19, 2013 12:00 am

E.C. Fire Department receives $72K federal grant for radios

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Fire Department received a $72,450 grant to replace department radios, officials said Wednesday.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

Public safety agencies seek to meet FCC bandwidth mandate

Some public safety departments in Northwest Indiana are already prepared to meet the FCC's Jan. 1 deadline for narrowbanding. Some -- like Portage -- are in midstream, and others are still investigating what they have to do to meet the deadline.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am

Local fire departments to share in federal grant

Six local fire departments will share $741,150 in federal funds to help buy updated radio equipment.

February 18, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

Right after Labor Day, and right before the 10th anniversary of the terrible terrorist attacks on 9/11, is an ideal time to discuss economic and border security issues. Having discussed this at length last week with a Mexican diplomat doesn't hurt, either.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Valpo prepared for most threats to water system

VALPARAISO | The world's water supply is under attack from many directions, some of which we can control, but many we can't, such as radioactivity from Japan.

May 02, 2011 6:30 pm

House panel OKs revised anti-illegal immigration bill

INDIANAPOLIS | An anti-illegal immigration proposal that requires most businesses verify the immigration status of employees was approved by a House committee Friday.

April 15, 2011 1:15 pm

Online tool available to check employment eligibility

The Department of Homeland Security unveiled a free online tool Monday for people in the U.S. to check whether they are legally eligible for employment prior to looking for a job.

March 23, 2011 1:25 pm
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