A device designed by middle school student Miranda Munoz lowered its cargo — a raw egg — to the floor from a second-story balcony Saturday during Science Olympiad competition at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.
HAMMOND | The owner of a Munster tree-trimming business will spend a year in federal prison for paying kickbacks to a former Hammond councilman in exchange for city work, court records show.
The "Stars of the Lakeshore" will come out Feb. 15 for the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce's awards dinner.
HAMMOND | This summer, watch for more than $25 million in new construction off an interstate exit in Hammond.
The bronze statue of Flick from "A Christmas Story" getting his tongue "stuck, stuck, STUUUCK" to a flagpole outside the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond turned out to be a big hit that made international headlines.
CLEVELAND | The line to see the house where much of "A Christmas Story" was filmed didn't stretch all the way back to Terre Haute, but it did extend down a block of clapboard working-class homes that stood in on the silver screen for the bygone Hammond where Jean Shepherd grew up.
A new owner has bought a large chunk of the former State Line Energy plant property in Hammond, including the historic Art Deco generating station where workers burned coal to produce electricity for more than eight decades.
Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.
HAMMOND | The Unilever plant in Hammond has had its own Cal Ripken Jr., a reliable workhorse who toughed it out day after day, a guy as sturdy as the 83-year-old factory's brick facade.
Twenty workers will lose their jobs when an aluminum maker shuts down its Hammond plant at the end of the month.
Lear Corp. has been running around the clock to keep up with the red-hot sales of the Ford Explorer sports utility vehicle, and is accelerating its production.
HAMMOND | The alleged sexual indiscretions of religious leaders associated with the First Baptist Church of Hammond didn't begin with the former head pastor's recent admission to having sex with a 16-year-old church girl.
HAMMOND | A Woodmar-area convenience store already on probation could lose its business license after employees last week sold synthetic marijuana to an undercover inspector, city officials said.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. might resign that job, as well as his position as Lake County's Democratic Party chairman.
The passing of former Hammond Mayor Ed Raskosky this week brings us closer to the end of an era.
The growth of the Calumet Region has depended on the output of individuals passionate about what they do.
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. praised Munster Steel Co. Inc.'s decision to locate in the city and welcomed the "high-paying jobs" that will soon follow. Munster Steel could move to the new, more efficient facility as early as December 2012.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. on Wednesday praised Munster Steel Co. Inc.'s decision to locate in the city and welcomed the "high-paying jobs" that will soon follow.
HAMMOND | City officials are expected to announce today that Munster Steel will build a new facility at the West Point Plaza Industrial Park.
It was a couple of decades ago when Kim Evans was shot and killed by her estranged husband, who then killed himself in Hammond City Hall.
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