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East Chicago man dies after accident that leaves trail of destruction

EAST CHICAGO | A 57-year-old East Chicago man died early Thursday after a bizarre, chain-reaction motor vehicle accident there, officials said.

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Judge approves settlement for E.C. Calumet cleanup

EAST CHICAGO | A federal judge has approved a settlement for an estimated $26 million environmental cleanup in East Chicago’s Calumet neighborhood.

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Police: Man 'checking pipes,' burglarized E.C. home instead

EAST CHICAGO | A man posing as a water department employee persuaded an East Chicago woman to allow him into her home Tuesday and burglarized it while she waited near a running faucet, police said.

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U.S. Steel's flat-rolled income jumps more than tenfold

U.S. Steel's flat-rolled income jumps more than tenfold

U.S. Steel reported its highest segment operating results since 2008, before the Great Recession dragged down both the demand for steel and the financial performance of steelmakers around the world.

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ArcelorMittal shakes up North American leadership

ArcelorMittal shakes up North American leadership

One of the area's largest employers announced major shakeups at the top as it looks to improve its North American performance.

October 29, 2014 12:49 pm Photos

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Man freed; officials reviewing fatal Gary shooting, police say

GARY | A man who was detained Sunday after a fatal shooting in Gary has been released as the Lake County prosecutor's office reviews evidence in the case, police said.

October 29, 2014 12:05 am
MARC CHASE: A haunting tragedy in East Chicago's Harbor

MARC CHASE: A haunting tragedy in East Chicago's Harbor

Forgive East Chicago's Angel Bonilla if he feels disgust and sadness every Halloween when children trick-or-treat near his Harbor home on Deodar Street.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am
Memorial service planned for victim in slaying

Memorial service planned for victim in slaying

A memorial service has been set for a teen found slain in a Hammond motel bathroom earlier this month that led to the discovery of six more bodies in the region believed linked to Darren Vann.

October 27, 2014 1:55 pm Photos

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E.C. woman accused of killing toddler to stand trial next year

E.C. woman accused of killing toddler to stand trial next year

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago woman accused of beating her toddler daughter to death is now expected to stand trial Feb. 2, 2015.

October 27, 2014 11:13 am Related
Women's Tea to celebrate Family Birthing Center improvements

Women's Tea to celebrate Family Birthing Center improvements

EAST CHICAGO | Celebrate St. Catherine Hospital’s newest arrival at a Women’s Tea at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Professional Office Building conference room, North entrance, 4321 Fir St. The event will feature talks by experts in women’s health - Kimberly Arthur, MD – “Healthy Benefits to Natural…

October 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Legacy Foundation awards $760,000+ in grants to nonprofits

Legacy Foundation awards $760,000+ in grants to nonprofits

MERRILLVILLE | Lake County’s Legacy Foundation funded grants totaling $762,239 this year to Lake County nonprofit organizations that enhance the quality of life.

October 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Grand Cal partners tour river restoration work

Grand Cal partners tour river restoration work

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago City Planner Richard Morrisroe's son once thought if he fell out of a canoe on the Grand Calumet River, he'd be a goner.

October 26, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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1 being held in fatal shooting, Gary police say

GARY | A man was in custody Sunday night following the fatal shooting of another man in the basement of a home in Gary's Glen Park area, authorities said.

October 26, 2014 9:00 pm
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Local author ready for scary fun with new horror novel

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Local author ready for scary fun with new horror novel

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am
AL HAMNIK: Game on for region hopefuls in the NBA

AL HAMNIK: Game on for region hopefuls in the NBA

Dress rehearsals are over. Rosters will be finalized Monday. The season will open Tuesday as the NBA dream continues for some and is put on hold for others.

October 25, 2014 5:45 pm

East Chicago introduces urban gym concept at three parks

EAST CHICAGO | Residents in the city have one less excuse to avoid exercise with the installment of what Mayor Anthony Copeland is calling an "urban gym" concept at three major parks.

October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
Father says grief of daughter's slaying turning to bitterness

Father says grief of daughter's slaying turning to bitterness

Days after learning his daughter was among a group of women found slain in abandoned homes in Gary, Bruce Williams said his grief is quickly turning into bitterness. 

October 24, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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First Lady Karen Pence Awards Grant to Indiana Parenting Institute

First Lady Karen Pence Awards Grant to Indiana Parenting Institute

INDIANAPOLIS | First Lady Karen Pence hosted the second award reception for grant recipients of the Indiana First Lady’s Charitable Foundation at the Governor’s residence on Wednesday, where she awarded $15,000 to 19 organizations and charities that serve Hoosier families and children across…

October 24, 2014 6:25 am
Mount Carmel freshmen participate in IMPACT service learning program

Mount Carmel freshmen participate in IMPACT service learning program

Mount Carmel freshmen visited the Garfield Park Conservatory to better understand the gift of God's creation and our responsibility to take care of it during their weeklong service learning program.

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace

Do you have questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplace? Staff members at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are providing free information sessions on “Navigating the Marketplace.” Licensed certified Indiana Navigators will be on hand to discuss all of the options, answer…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am
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