GARY | The Gary Parole District will host an open house at 11 a.m. today at 569 Tyler St., Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, is using the controversy over an Internal Revenue Service investigation into the tax-exempt status of some Tea Party groups to raise money for his 2014 re-election campaign.
Peggy Hendricks, of Lowell, was recently presented with the Senior Community Award by the Hawthorne Arbor of Gleaners in Lowell.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A judge has frozen the assets of the former business manager of Lake Ridge Schools amid allegations he pocketed more than $130,000 of school funds, officials said.
JASPER COUNTY | State police responded to two fatal accidents Saturday afternoon on Interstate 65 near the Remington exits involving students traveling home from college. A Valparaiso woman was one of two people killed in the separate accidents.
RENSSELAER | St. Joseph’s College has named Gabriel Perez, Lindsey Werking, and Jackelyn Pankau as the recipients of its Presidential Scholarship.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Senate voted 38-12 Tuesday to compel Northwest Indiana residents pay more in vehicle taxes if they want smooth roads to drive on.
LOWELL | Members of the 72nd Indiana State Police Recruit School that graduated Dec. 21 received their patrol cars Monday at the Indiana State Police Museum, located at the Indiana State Police Indianapolis District.
JASPER COUNTY | An Indianapolis woman was killed Sunday night when she walked out in front of traffic on Interstate 65, police said.
In 2012, DeMotte resident Jennifer Geiselman began repurposing donated bicycles, and her charitable work, Bikes for Kids, is beginning to catch the attention of her community.
DEMOTTE | One person was killed Sunday night in a crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 65 near mile marker 231, Indiana State Police said.
An annual health report issued this week ranks Lake County near the bottom of the state for health outcomes, with Porter County closer to the top.
LOWELL | A 41-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday on 181st Avenue near Grand Boulevard, officials said.
The southbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Jasper County were closed for two hours Wednesday night after a northbound semi drove through the center median, hitting cable barriers and pulling them across both southbound lanes.
Wheatfield native Dirk Oudman used his recent mission trip to gain valuable experience for his future career as an environmental lobbyist.
WHEATFIELD | Life is the bubbles under the sea at Kankakee Valley High School this month.
INDIANAPOLIS | Frustrated by what they perceive as federal government overreach on taxes and regulation, the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate on Tuesday approved three measures calling for a limited U.S. constitutional convention.
A winter storm was expected to continue to bring snow into the Chicago area until Wednesday morning.
Area police reported few problems on the roads overnight and early Friday morning after snow fell across the region.
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