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Children identified in fatal I-65 crash; father also killed in wreck

JASPER COUNTY | The two children killed Monday night in an Interstate 65 crash were identified Thursday. 

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Region doctor, children killed in I-65 crash

Region doctor, children killed in I-65 crash

A Rensselaer doctor and two of his children were killed Monday night in one of several crashes that plagued the region as snow hit the area.

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Nitric acid spill closes Interstate 65 in Jasper County

ROSELAWN | Troopers temporarily closed a portion of Interstate 65 on Monday night after a semitruck rolled over and spilled nitric acid across the road, police said. 

April 14, 2014 11:02 pm

Medical emergency call leads to cocaine charges for truck driver

DEMOTTE | A truck driver who called police because of a medical emergency Monday has been cited for possession of cocaine, authorities said.

April 08, 2014 3:02 pm

Pence's $400M in extra state road funds to bypass region

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana will not directly benefit from the road funding legislation signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week in Valparaiso.

April 03, 2014 5:55 pm
Illinois woman killed in crash on 109th Avenue

Illinois woman killed in crash on 109th Avenue

CROWN POINT | A Bourbonnais, Ill., woman was killed and two other drivers were injured in a crash just before 6 a.m. Monday at 109th Avenue and Iowa Street.

March 31, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Pence OKs everything approved by Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.

March 30, 2014 10:05 pm

Firm studying 109th Avenue for ways to improve safety, trafffic flow

WINFIELD | Officials are looking at ways to ease the pain for motorists caught in a daily procession of vehicles traveling 109th Avenue in peak commuter hours.

March 29, 2014 7:45 pm
Ohio man killed in three-vehicle crash on I-65

Ohio man killed in three-vehicle crash on I-65

An Ohio man was killed and three vehicles he was hauling were catapulted off a trailer Tuesday when he rear-ended a semi on Interstate 65 south of the Rensselaer exit, police said.

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Surveyor won't give Illiana pass on environmental regulations

CROWN POINT | Lake Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. said Wednesday he will not relax the county's stormwater drainage regulations for the proposed Illiana Expressway.

March 19, 2014 5:45 pm

State police investigating Gary cop crash on I-65

GARY | A Gary officer crashed his squad Friday on Interstate 65 while driving to his Merrillville home to check on a burglary there, prompting a state police and an internal Gary investigation, officials said.

March 18, 2014 5:00 pm
Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.

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How did the Indiana legislative session affect you?

INDIANAPOLIS | For better or worse, there's likely something affecting every Hoosier in at least one of the 224 legislative proposals the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly has sent Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.

March 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Legislature wraps session with busy final day

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly adjourned for the year late Thursday night, ending a 10-week session dominated initially by the marriage amendment, but concluding with proposals to significantly improve the state's roads, preschool education, criminal code and other matters.

March 13, 2014 9:00 pm

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am

Preschool study, road funding among items approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate voted Thursday to send a bevy of House-approved proposals to the governor's desk or to House-Senate conference committees for the separately approved texts of the measures to be reconciled, including:

February 27, 2014 5:40 pm

Sign at Super 8 sparks fire; Lowell-area hotel evacuated

LOWELL | A sign at the Super 8 hotel on Ind. 2 sparked an electrical fire Thursday night, fire officials said. 

February 20, 2014 10:15 pm

Senate panel chops another Pence priority

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, has scaled back another of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's pricey plans, this time halving Pence's proposal to immediately spend $400 million set aside last year for long-term road construction projects.

February 20, 2014 5:45 pm

Kings of the road, truck drivers, voice opinions about interstates

GARY | Truck driver Shelly Vanscyoc said she cringes at the thought of driving on Indiana interstates. 

January 24, 2014 8:19 pm
Freeze settles in, more snow expected

Freeze settles in, more snow expected

Drifting snow and wind chills of 20 to 25 below zero could create problems for Thursday morning commuters. 

January 22, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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