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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. 

April 17, 2014 8:31 pm
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.

April 15, 2014 8:35 pm Photos

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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

Snow expected for evening rush

The first April snow in the Chicago region in three years is expected to fall by the Monday evening rush.

April 14, 2014 7:18 am

Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related

Feds deny Indiana request for winter storm aid

INDIANAPOLIS | The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected Gov. Mike Pence's request for funds to cover a portion of the snow removal and public safety expenses incurred by 49 Indiana counties — including Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper — during the Jan. 5-9 severe winter storm.

April 02, 2014 4:30 pm

Two troopers promoted at Lowell State Police Post

LOWELL | Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted Senior Trooper Mike Jones and Trooper Carl Hall to the rank of corporal to serve as district duty officers of the Indiana State Police Lowell District. Jones and Hall were selected after competing in a stringent written and…

March 26, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Pence expects business tax cuts to produce new jobs

GREENWOOD, Ind. | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law a package of business tax cuts Tuesday that's smaller than he originally sought, but which he believes still will lure companies to Indiana and help existing Hoosier employers grow.

March 25, 2014 6:00 pm

Purdue alumni offers two scholarships

The Purdue Alumni Club of Northwest Indiana has applications for two club scholarships available, a Book Scholarship and a Purdue Scholar Award.

March 20, 2014 4:00 pm

Air show organizers seek vendors

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show.

March 13, 2014 11:00 am
Local teen earns seat at national conference for future doctors

Local teen earns seat at national conference for future doctors

Ethan Shields’ intellect and longtime interest in science earned him a seat at the three-day Congress of Future Medical Leaders program.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am
Latest snowfall leaves hundreds without power

Latest snowfall leaves hundreds without power

The latest snowfall left thousands without power for most of Wednesday and caused numerous crashes.   

March 12, 2014 7:01 pm Photos

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Forecast: 8 inches of snow, blizzard-like conditions Wednesday

The National Weather Service is warning of blizzard-like conditions late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, with 8 inches of accumulation possible by the time it's all over.

March 11, 2014 7:05 am Related

Pence seeks federal winter storm aid for most region counties

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants to cover a portion of the local snow removal and public safety expenses incurred by 49 Indiana counties — including Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper — during the Jan. 5-9 severe winter storm.

March 07, 2014 4:55 pm

Youths urged to enter Money Smart Kid CContest by Monday

MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the U.S. Federal Reserve’s 8th annual Money Smart Week, Lakeshore Public Media, Junior Achievement and the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Contest with support from the Northwest Indiana Money Smart Council.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Bitter cold returns, accumulating snow possible this weekend

Some parts of the region are in for another shot of below-zero wind chills Thursday.

February 26, 2014 1:50 pm Related

Forecast: 30 below zero wind chills Wednesday

Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet. 

February 25, 2014 6:52 am

South Shore CVA and Jasper Co. team up

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s board of directors has approved a contract with the Jasper County Tourism Commission to provide tourism promotion in an area well-known for its outdoor recreation.

February 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Lower temps cause slick roads, easing flooding concerns

Lower temps cause slick roads, easing flooding concerns

Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.

February 21, 2014 1:40 pm Related
Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water. 

February 20, 2014 1:52 pm Photos

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