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The curious case of Estrella's Bar

HAMMOND | It has been a tumultuous year for Estrella's Bar in Hammond. Questions about business and liquor licenses. Citations. Go-go dancers. A murder that remains unsolved.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Portage council, commission take a close look at projects, financing

PORTAGE | The City Council and Redevelopment Commission took a close look at three projects Thursday night.

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm
Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

HAMMOND | City officials demolished a bar Wednesday that served as the scene of the city's most recent homicide after two suspected arson fires there in less than 24 hours.

September 10, 2014 7:53 pm Photos

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More courts relocated following fire

GARY | Two more courts have been temporarily reassigned following Thursday's electrical fire at the Lake County Courthouse in Gary.

August 30, 2014 12:30 am
Electrical fire shuts Lake County Courthouse in Gary

Electrical fire shuts Lake County Courthouse in Gary

GARY | A small electrical fire Thursday morning in the basement of the Lake County Courthouse in Gary will require temporary changes to court operations.

August 28, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

BP officials have notified the state of Indiana that more than 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide were released into the air following an explosion at its Whiting Refinery.

August 28, 2014 3:55 pm Related

Motorist injured in fiery three-vehicle crash on Bishop Ford

DOLTON | A fiery crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway late Tuesday left one man with head injuries and another facing drunken driving charges.

August 27, 2014 7:05 pm

Lynwood crews respond to suspicious fire

Firefighters from four area departments responded Tuesday night to a fire on Stoney Island Avenue that fire officials deemed suspicious.

August 27, 2014 6:00 pm
Fire guts vacant East Chicago building

Fire guts vacant East Chicago building

EAST CHICAGO | The cause of a fire Monday afternoon at a vacant building that once housed Daisy's Tap remains under investigation, an East Chicago fire official said.

August 25, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Firefighters investigate suspicious LaPorte house fire

LAPORTE | A LaPorte man was arrested Sunday evening following a short vehicle pursuit then roughly one hour later his house was engulfed in flames.

August 25, 2014 5:28 pm
Welders spark fire at Lake County Government Center

Welders spark fire at Lake County Government Center

CROWN POINT | Welding work at the Lake County Government Center sparked a fire about 10 a.m. Tuesday, filling the facility with an acrid smell and closing Building A for the remainder of the day.

August 19, 2014 6:45 pm

Fire quickly contained at U.S. Steel

GARY | Production at U.S. Steel's Gary Works continued as usual following a fire there Tuesday morning.

August 19, 2014 9:00 am

Cedar Lake cops save 4 kids, an adult from burning home

CEDAR LAKE | Police rescued four children and one adult from a burning home on Cedar Lake's east side early Sunday after officers spotted smoke in the area, officials said.

August 11, 2014 6:49 pm
Bathroom fan sparks a fire on Kellee Lane

Bathroom fan sparks a fire on Kellee Lane

VALPARAISO | A bathroom ceiling span sparked a small fire at 4905 Kellee Lane late Friday morning. 

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Third Coast Spice Cafe has reopened

CHESTERTON | A popular restaurant in Porter County reopened a week after a small fire.

August 04, 2014 4:00 pm
Investigators searching for clues to Highland apartment fire

Investigators searching for clues to Highland apartment fire

HIGHLAND | Investigators began a probe Friday of an apartment building fire believed to have displaced 22 families Thursday.

August 01, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Highland fire

Highland fire

Cloths from an upstairs closet at the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:24 pm
Highland fire

Highland fire

Highland Fire Department Operations Chief/Investigator Ken Mika, left, and Highland Police Cpl. Shawn Anderson investigate the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:26 pm
Highland fire

Highland fire

Highland Fire Department Operations Chief/Investigator Ken Mika, left, and Highland police Cpl. Shawn Anderson investigate the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:27 pm
Highland fire

Highland fire

Police tape remains at the scene of a fire at the Porte De L'eau apartments in Highland.

August 01, 2014 3:22 pm
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