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Limits on rental property inspections headed to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | Cities and towns across Indiana, including several region communities, are one signature away from losing their ability to vigorously regulate rental properties within their borders.

March 11, 2014 5:30 pm
At least one dead in East Chicago fire

At least one dead in East Chicago fire

EAST CHICAGO | A fire on Deal Street in East Chicago claimed the life of one man Friday afternoon.

February 14, 2014 1:04 pm Photos

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Fatal Hammond fire shapes debate on rental inspections

INDIANAPOLIS | The three children killed this month in a Hammond house fire weighed heavily on Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. on Tuesday as he urged a legislative panel not to limit the ability of local governments to inspect rental properties.

January 21, 2014 5:44 pm Related

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Funeral held for children who died in Hammond house fire

HAMMOND | Funeral services were held Monday for the three children who died in a house fire Jan. 8 in Hammond.

January 20, 2014 5:45 pm

City fines owner of house in three-fatality Hammond fire

HAMMOND | A judge in Hammond City Court fined the owner of a Hammond home where a fire killed three children and injured two children and one adult on Jan. 8.

January 17, 2014 7:20 pm
Hammond agencies investigate fatal fire

Hammond agencies investigate fatal fire

HAMMOND | Hammond's Fire, Police and Code Enforcement departments are teaming up to investigate the fire last week at 644 Sibley St. that killed three children.

January 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Official: Inspection might have prevented tragic Hammond fire

Official: Inspection might have prevented tragic Hammond fire

HAMMOND | Had city officials been given an opportunity to inspect the rental house at 644 Sibley St. prior to the fatal fire Wednesday night, the residence likely would have been declared uninhabitable.

January 10, 2014 9:36 pm Photos

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Three young children killed in Hammond fire

Three young children killed in Hammond fire

HAMMOND | Space heaters being used in a home without heat are believed to have caused a Wednesday night house fire that killed three young children, officials said.

January 09, 2014 6:53 pm Video Photos

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Hobart man killed in house fire early Sunday

HOBART | A Hobart man was killed in a fire at his residence Sunday morning.

May 26, 2013 2:15 pm
Two dead following Chicago Heights fire

Two dead following Chicago Heights fire

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A man and a woman are dead after a fire in a Chicago Heights home early Friday.

May 17, 2013 2:59 pm
Two dead following Chicago Heights fire

Two dead following Chicago Heights fire

This is what remains of a home in the 200 block of East 24th Avenue in Chicago Heights after a fire there early Friday.

May 17, 2013 1:00 pm

Woman dies following Gary house fire

GARY | Police are investigating the circumstances involved in a house fire that claimed the life of a 73-year-old woman Monday evening.

March 26, 2013 2:00 pm

Cause of fatal Lake Village fire determined

LAKE VILLAGE | A fire that killed a 71-year-old Lake Village woman Friday was caused by a faulty power vent on a basement hot water heater, officials said.

March 04, 2013 9:20 am

Woman dies following fire in Newton Co. field

LAKE VILLAGE |  A 71-year-old Lake Village woman died Friday morning following a fire in a field outside her home, officials said.

March 01, 2013 12:00 pm

74-year-old Griffith man dies in fire; wife, daughter hurt

GRIFFITH | A 74-year-old Griffith man died Thursday morning in a fire at his home, officials said.

January 17, 2013 6:45 pm

ID still pending on Griffith fire victim

GRIFFITH | Officials are withholding the release of information about the woman found dead in a fire at a Griffith apartment building Friday night pending notification of her next of kin, officials said Monday morning.

December 10, 2012 5:10 pm
Woman dies in Griffith late-night fire

Woman dies in Griffith late-night fire

Firefighters work at the scene of a fatal apartment fire in the 600 block of N. Elmer Street in Griffith on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.

December 08, 2012 11:33 am
Woman dies in Griffith late-night fire

Woman dies in Griffith late-night fire

GRIFFITH | A woman died in a fire in Griffith late Friday night.

December 08, 2012 9:04 am

90-year-old Lake Station woman dies after fire at her home

LAKE STATION | A 90-year-old Lake Station woman died Wednesday afternoon following a fire at her home, officials said.

August 02, 2012 9:15 pm
Fight over Xbox 360 may have led to fire deaths

Fight over Xbox 360 may have led to fire deaths

GARY | An argument over an Xbox 360 may have led to the deaths of a mother and daughter in an apartment fire early Wednesday.

July 25, 2012 7:40 pm Photos

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