Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner.
Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels talked to third-grade students during a visit to Ambassador Academy in Gary in 2011. Teacher Tashama Stokes stands at right. Ambassador Academy has the highest number of students using vouchers in Northwest Indiana as well as the state. During the first year…
Former East Chicago Police K-9 Officer Darrell Shaffer and bomb dog Eddy search for explosives in 2011 during training at the old Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell. Eddy, 11, is scheduled to be euthanized today.
Overall revenues at Northwest Indiana casinos declined last year for the third year in a row. Here is the slots scene at Ameristar Casino, which is one of the market share leaders in the greater Chicago region.
A worker loads inner door panels for the Ford Explorer at Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Stamping Plant in Chicago Heights in 2012. Ford sold a record number of Explorers – 175,000 – last year.
Ice Plaza at Deep River Waterpark.
Helen Hernandez, of Calumet City plays slot machines at the Ameristar Casino.
The interior of The Steakhouse at Majestic Star Casino.
A 24-ounce Porterhouse steak is on the menu at The Steakhouse at Majestic Star Casino.
Philip Purevich talks turkey with the parade mascot prior to the 2011 McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade.
Larry CrislerSchool Bishop NollGrade:12Height:6'3Stats: 19.1 ppg., 8.7 rpg., 3.1 spg.Position:GNickname: Lar BearColleges recruiting me: Committed to Indiana for baseballMy favorite basketball player, why: Dirk Nowitzki: He did not have to join forces with another superstar to win a champion…
Arnold WilsonSchool: West SideGrade: Sr.Height: 6-2Stats: 18 ppg., 10 rpg.Position: GNickname: ManColleges recruiting me: IPFW, Wright StateMy favorite basketball player, why: LeBron James because he's an animalMy favorite pro/college team: SyracuseMy dream job: NBAMy No. 1 goal this season:…
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Brian Miller, left, Kevin Wool and Adam Paulson, founders of uglychristmassweaterparty.com.
Citlali LopezSchool: WhitingGrade: SeniorPosition: GNickname: CiCiColleges recruiting me/where I've committed: not yetMy favorite basketball player, why: Skylar Diggins, she works hard to be the best and that she plays phenomenal basketball, she works even harder, she's competitive and shows…
Jill RosenbaumSchool: South CentralGrade: SeniorPosition: FNickname: RoseyColleges recruiting me/where I've committed: IU Northwest, not committed yetMy favorite basketball player, why: Larry Bird, he's from Indiana and the coaches say I play offense like him.My favorite pro/college team: Bu…
South Central's Jill Rosenbaum is the sixth player in school history to reach 900 points.
NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield is a coal-fired power plant. Thomas Easterly, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, said on Wednesday that pending federal regulations will all-but ban coal-fired power plants.
Kankakee Valley tennis player Luke Sanderson
A dry-erase board on the refrigerator serves as a reminder of the children's allergies, denoted by their initials placed next to their allergy. Learning about food allergies, keeping a close eye on food labels and being careful of preventing cross-contamination can prevent mild to severe all…
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