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Battle over gas station variance brewing again in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | The request for a variance for a gas station/convenience store at Burrell Street and Ind. 55 was deferred at last month's Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, but it isn't going away and neither are residents opposed to it.

July 05, 2014 5:19 pm
Gas prices should peak soon, be lower than last summer

Gas prices should peak soon, be lower than last summer

Gas prices across Northwest Indiana have risen near the $4 a gallon range, but should peak soon and end up lower than they were last summer.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Station gas station robbed twice in one week

LAKE STATION | Rich's Gas Station was robbed at gunpoint for a second time in less than a week, Lake Station police said. 

April 08, 2014 11:00 pm

Man shot in face, critically injured in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A 32-year-old man was shot in the face just before 10 p.m. at Luke's gas station in the 5600 block of Indianapolis Boulevard, police said. 

November 20, 2013 11:00 pm

Gary man charged with theft of bottled water, charity jars

HOBART | A Gary man went into a Hobart gas station and stole cases of bottled water as well as change jars earmarked for a children's benefit fund, police said.

July 06, 2013 12:05 am
Relief expected at pump as BP project winds down

Relief expected at pump as BP project winds down

Pete Poznic, of Portage, left, and Jerry Kaenrath, of Hebron, get fuel Tuesday at the Speed Mart on Ind. 130 in Valparaiso.

June 18, 2013 8:41 pm

Cops investigate armed robbery at South Haven gas station

SOUTH HAVEN | Officials are searching for a man who robbed a South Haven Speedway gas station at gunpoint Tuesday night, the Porter County Sheriff's Department said.

April 16, 2013 10:28 pm

Kouts loses councilman, gains building inspector

KOUTS | The Town Council satisfied the need to hire a building inspector at Monday's meeting. Now the town's Democratic precinct committeemen will have to fill the need for a new councilman.

February 18, 2013 8:55 pm
Meijer opening set for mid June

Meijer opening set for mid June

PORTAGE | The Meijer supercenter under construction at U.S. 6 and Willowcreek Road should open in mid June.

February 14, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Two Gary men charged with robbery of Hobart gas station

HOBART | Two Gary men robbed a Hobart gas station and took cash and cigarettes, police said.

February 05, 2013 7:45 pm

Armed man robbed Hobart gas station, stealing $500

HOBART | A man robbed an employee at Hobart Gas, 420 Main, at gunpoint Sunday night, police said.

January 29, 2013 12:05 am

Lake Station men charged with taking scrap metal from Hobart gas station

HOBART | Two Lake Station men were charged with taking scrap metal from a closed Hobart gas station, police said.

October 18, 2012 6:30 pm

Gas station, training center receive site approval

PORTAGE | The Plan Commission approved two new developments Monday night with little discussion.

October 01, 2012 8:00 pm

Gary women report shooting in road rage incident in Hobart

HOBART | Two Gary women told police the car in which they were riding was shot at Thursday during an apparent road rage incident.

July 07, 2012 12:00 am
Pain at the pump: Residents wonder why NWI gas is highest in state

Pain at the pump: Residents wonder why NWI gas is highest in state

Barbara Kotas can remember when a night on the town cost her 50 cents a gallon in gasoline.

May 12, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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3 Gary residents charged in robbery at Hobart gas station

3 Gary residents charged in robbery at Hobart gas station

HOBART | Three people from Gary robbed a gas station on U.S. 30 in Hobart at gunpoint in June and may be responsible for other crimes, police said.

March 29, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Stores selling synthetic marijuana, 'bath salts' could be shut down for year

INDIANAPOLIS | A business caught selling synthetic marijuana or illegal stimulants marketed as "bath salts" would be shut down for one year under an amendment approved Monday by the Indiana House.

February 21, 2012 1:00 pm
Hammond probes city businesses for porn, pipes, fake pot

Hammond probes city businesses for porn, pipes, fake pot

HAMMOND | City officials targeted pornography, pipes and fake pot Wednesday, making unannounced stops at convenience stores and gas stations around the city to check compliance with city ordinances.

February 15, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Hammond police raid gas stations, food marts

Hammond police raid gas stations, food marts

Hammond City Controller Bob Lendi asks a gas station clerk about any public displays of glass smoking pipes or pornography during inspections Wednesday of various gas stations and food marts in Hammond.

February 15, 2012 4:45 pm
Hammond police raid gas stations, food marts

Hammond police raid gas stations, food marts

Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller looks behind the counter of a Hammond gas station Wednesday for illegal synthethic marijuana. Hammond City Controller Bob Lendi and Miller were checking local gas stations and food marts for illegal displays of glass pipes, pornography and any synthetic marijuana.

February 15, 2012 4:45 pm
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