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First Responders

Guild stages powerful play focusing on 9/11 heroes

With spring comes a very unusual show at the Marian Theatre Guild in Whiting. "The Guys" by Anne Nelson is a play that director Jayma Kay Emerson's hopes will affect each audience member in his own special way.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

Two heartwarming local stories outshine chilling one from sunshine state

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

State lawmakers send more measures to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.

March 06, 2014 6:15 pm
Crown Point cops help brighten birthday for boy battling cancer

Crown Point cops help brighten birthday for boy battling cancer

CROWN POINT | Crown Point police officers are helping make his seventh birthday a little brighter for a Rhode Island boy battling cancer.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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'Miracle drug' to halt heroin overdoses wins House approval

INDIANAPOLIS | First responders would be authorized to treat Hoosiers suffering drug overdoses with naloxone -- a so-called "miracle drug" that quickly neutralizes the effects of heroin and other opioids -- under legislation approved 96-0 by the House Wednesday.

February 26, 2014 5:05 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

When tragedy strikes, emergency responders spring into action.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Look no further than I-94 nightmare for your real heroes

AL HAMNIK: Look no further than I-94 nightmare for your real heroes

Good morning, class. Please open your books to the chapter entitled "True Heroes -- No Kidding."

January 25, 2014 6:15 pm
MARC CHASE: E-911 shouldn't mean high-pressure sales

MARC CHASE: E-911 shouldn't mean high-pressure sales

A major government plan five years in the making shouldn't feel like the kind of high-pressure sales pitch one would face on a used car lot.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am
First Responders Cookout

First Responders Cookout

Raquel Coriano, assistant dietary manager Timberview Health and Rehabiitation Center in Gary, waits to serve first responders Friday at the inaugural First Responders Cookout for local law enforcement officers, firefighters and other emergency workers.

August 23, 2013 4:23 pm
First Responders Cookout

First Responders Cookout

Raquel Coriano, assistant dietary manager at Timberview Health and Rehabiitation Center in Gary, serves Gary firefighter Eric Acevedo Friday during Timberview's inaugural First Responders Cookout. Local law enforcement officers, firefighters and other emergency workers were treated to food, …

August 23, 2013 4:23 pm
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Service honors first responders

Service honors first responders

December 09, 2012 12:00 am
First responders honored at Portage church

First responders honored at Portage church

PORTAGE | Three shiny fire engines were parked outside Holy Cross Lutheran Church on Sunday morning. Inside, the firefighters who operate them received a special blessing.

September 23, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High School Army JROTC cadets Dalton Hunter, from left, Shaun West and Matt Cantrell pull a "victim" out from under a wooden board Friday as part of emergency response training.

May 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High School senior Sabrina Sisco practices extinguishing a fire Friday at the school. She is among 100 Army JROTC cadets at the school who are learning the different facets of emergency response in the course known as Teen Community Emergency Action Response.

May 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High School freshmen Dalton Hunter, from left, Shaun West and Matt Cantrell pull a mannequin out from under a wooden board Friday in a rescue simulation at the school. The school's Army JROTC program is training 100 cadets to become community first responders as part of the Teen Commu…

May 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High JROTC cadets learn emergency response

Hobart High School senior Jesse Macias, left, shows freshman Matt Cantrell and fellow Army JROTC cadets how to perform a head-to-toe assessment Friday on a mannequin as part of a rescue simulation.

May 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Saluting a friend and colleague

Saluting a friend and colleague

ST. JOHN | Don Hess spent his career saving lives and teaching others how to do the same.

August 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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