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ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East surpassed previous safety record

ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East surpassed previous safety record

EAST CHICAGO | Labor unions secured weekends, breaks, paid vacations, sick leaves, 8-hour workdays and countless other benefits you might have seen enumerated on bumper stickers or in chain emails. 

August 29, 2014 5:00 am

St. John police investigating shooting that wounded man

ST. JOHN | Police are investigating a domestic dispute that reportedly left a man hospitalized with severe wounds Wednesday morning at a home in St. John.

August 27, 2014 6:54 pm
4-year-old boy shot, killed in Merrillville

4-year-old boy shot, killed in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A 4-year-old Merrillville boy died Saturday morning after accidentally shooting himself with a gun he found in his home, officials said Saturday.

May 17, 2014 4:27 pm Photos

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Former Lynwood clerk wants health considered in plea negotiations

Former Lynwood clerk wants health considered in plea negotiations

MARKHAM | Former Lynwood Village Clerk Roy Valle's attorney wants his client's medical records to be considered as he and the Cook County state’s attorney’s office negotiate a plea agreement over charges Valle faces in a 2011 fatal DUI crash.

October 25, 2013 11:54 am

Hammond man dies when car hits a pole

HAMMOND | A 59-year-old Hammond man was killed Friday when his car struck a pole, police said.

August 16, 2013 10:00 pm

C.P. family will discuss lawsuit in fatal Dan Ryan crash last fall

CROWN POINT | Family members of a young Crown Point man killed during an alleged drunken driving incident plan to discuss the case Tuesday at their home.

July 23, 2013 12:05 am

Sauk Village man killed when car hits tree

LANSING | A Sauk Village man died Tuesday morning when the car he was driving hit a tree, the Cook County sheriff's office said.

April 27, 2012 10:30 am
Munster man charged with fatal DUI gets OK to travel for work, but not to drive himself

Munster man charged with fatal DUI gets OK to travel for work, but not to drive himself

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Clarence Murray on Wednesday approved a travel permit for a Munster man charged with drunken driving in a crash that killed a Lansing man.

March 28, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Hobart man killed in U.S. Steel rail accident

HOBART | Friends and neighbors of Michael M. Shoemaker remembered him Tuesday as a "down to earth great guy."

January 31, 2012 1:45 pm

Valparaiso man on trial in I-65 fatality

CROWN POINT | A Valparaiso man with prior drunken driving convictions is on trial in connection with a I-65 crash in which a road service worker was crushed between his pickup and a semitrailer while fixing a tire.

December 06, 2011 5:00 pm
PNC student leaving campus killed in crash

PNC student leaving campus killed in crash

OTIS | A LaPorte woman was killed Monday when she drove into the back of a flatbed trailer on U.S. 421, investigators said.

October 04, 2011 11:22 am
Hammond High works to build parent-school-community partnership

Hammond High works to build parent-school-community partnership

Hammond High School parent volunteer Brenda Muhammad jokes with her daughter, 17-year-old senior Dyamond Muhammad, at the school. "I like to know what's going on in our school system," Muhammad said about her role at the school.

March 11, 2011 8:48 pm
Firefighters find body in gutted East Chicago apartment

Firefighters find body in gutted East Chicago apartment

East Chicago Police respond to the scene of a fire Tuesday in the 3800 block of Parrish Avenue in East Chicago.

March 08, 2011 4:45 pm
Firefighters find body in gutted East Chicago apartment

Firefighters find body in gutted East Chicago apartment

East Chicago police respond to the scene of a fire in the 3800 block of Parrish Avenue in East Chicago. An unidentified body was removed from one of the apartments.

March 08, 2011 4:40 pm
Firefighters find body in gutted East Chicago apartment

Firefighters find body in gutted East Chicago apartment

Investigators from the Lake County coroner's office remove a body Tuesday from the scene of an apartment fire in the 3800 block of Parrish Avenue in East Chicago. On Thursday, the body was identified as Timothy Bedoy, of Highland.

March 08, 2011 4:40 pm

ArcelorMittal settles safety violations, pays $25K fine

ArcelorMittal and Indiana's workplace safety agency have settled issues following a citation issued in the wake of a fatal workplace accident at the company's Indiana Harbor complex in October.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am

Cal City man killed by Metra train

CHICAGO | A Calumet City man was killed Thursday by a Metra commuter train on the city's Northwest Side.

July 02, 2010 10:24 am
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