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Ken Kosky

Softball World Series heavy hitter for region's economy

Northwest Indiana is expected to see a $1.35 million economic impact when approximately 10,000 softball players and their families and friends arrive this week for the 2014 National Softball Association Girls Fast Pitch "B" World Series.

July 18, 2014 11:30 am
Menus to Remember: Indiana Dunes Tourism combine tasty talents for chamber event

Menus to Remember: Indiana Dunes Tourism combine tasty talents for chamber event

Each year, the chamber of commerce groups from around Porter County, including the Chesterton/Duneland, Kouts, Hebron, Portage, and Valparaiso organizations, combine forces to host Chamber Network Night highlighting businesses and organizations.

October 10, 2012 12:00 am
Porter County historical roads given star treatment in film

Porter County historical roads given star treatment in film

VALPARAISO | Three Porter County roads have starring roles in a 90-minute IMAX film featuring some of the state's historical highways.

February 10, 2012 2:52 pm

It's the Law: State law allows most tattoos, body piercings

There was a time when some tattoo artists would be prosecuted for practicing medicine without a license, but Indiana law now states it is perfectly legal to give people tattoos or body piercing.

April 27, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Arson is considered serious crime

The person who started the fire that caused $25,000 damage last week at Valparaiso University's Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Center could face very serious penalties if caught.

April 20, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Firing gun risks felony

People have the right to own guns, but they can get in trouble if they decide to fire them.

April 13, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Police won't turn deaf ear to noise

It's not illegal to have a dog, a stereo, a motorcycle or a car.

April 06, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Burning yard waste can lead to troubles

Fire officials say it's common, especially at this time of year, for people to rake up their leaves, branches and other yard waste and burn it.

March 31, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Habitual offenders get extra punishment

A Portage man's criminal past -- which includes 84 arrests, 70 misdemeanor convictions and two felony convictions -- caught up with him last week.

March 23, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Interfering with police could mean jail

Police officers said it's common for people to do everything they can -- including lying, fighting and destroying evidence -- so that they or someone they know doesn't go to jail.

March 17, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Animal cruelty and neglect

A Porter County man was recently charged with animal cruelty after he was accused of covering a guinea pig with ketchup and kicking its cage across a room.

March 09, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Don't neglect your children

Most people realize that child neglect is illegal but are surprised to learn it is considered child neglect if your child misses too many days of school or if your child is in the car while you're driving drunk.

March 02, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Indiana has several interesting, if not often enforced laws on the books

Did you know it's illegal to harass a cave-dwelling animal or to cut in front of a marching band.

February 23, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Underage drinking isn't just kids stuff

Prom and graduation season are just around the corner, and that's when police generally see a big rise in underage drinking parties.

February 16, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Be wary of tinted windows, extra lighting

A lot of people add perfectly-legal accessories to their vehicles, like remote starters or bug shields. But other add-ons -- like tinted windows, extra lighting and even window stickers -- could get a person pulled over by police.

February 09, 2009 12:00 am

It's the Law: Littering and dumping are illegal

In tough economic times, some people try to save money by cutting spending on anything that isn't essential.

February 02, 2009 12:00 am
It's the Law: Police explain road rules of winter

It's the Law: Police explain road rules of winter

With a seemingly endless barrage of snowstorms hitting the area this winter, it is time to remind people of the laws and ordinances that are commonly violated during winter -- like how parking on the roadway is prohibited, how shoveling snow onto the street is prohibited and how people are s…

January 26, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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It's the Law -- Police explain road rules of winter

It's the Law -- Police explain road rules of winter

KEN KOSKY

January 26, 2009 12:00 am
It's the Law -- Police explain road rules of winter

It's the Law -- Police explain road rules of winter

THE TIMES A car that hasn't moved since the recent snowstorms sits on Beech Street, east of Garfield Avenue.

January 26, 2009 12:00 am
It's the Law -- Police explain road rules of winter

It's the Law -- Police explain road rules of winter

KEN KOSKY

January 26, 2009 12:00 am
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