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Former teacher acquitted of sex with 16-year-old girl

CROWN POINT | Brandon Scott Hooks was found not guilty Wednesday in a child seduction case that began Monday in Lake Criminal Court.

March 06, 2014 5:45 pm

Lake Village man gets nearly 20 years on heroin charges

HAMMOND | A Lake Village man was sentenced to 19.5 years in prison Thursday on a federal charge of conspiracy to possess heroin with intent to distribute.

February 20, 2014 7:30 pm

Details emerging in death of man following fight at M'ville union hall

Multiple agencies are working to piece together the circumstances that led to the workplace death of a Newton County man some 12 hours after he was involved in a fight at a Merrillville union hall.

December 17, 2013 1:00 pm

Lake Village man sentenced for dealing heroin

HAMMOND | A Lake Village man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to heroin dealing.

August 30, 2013 1:43 pm

Newton Co. man dies in Washington, D.C., motorcycle crash

A Newton County man was killed Friday night when his motorcycle collided with a car in downtown Washington, D.C., where he was participating in the weekend-long Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride to honor veterans.

May 25, 2013 5:00 pm

Semi crashes into utility pole, trees, Newton County house

LAKE VILLAGE | A semi crashed into a house at 4310 W. Ind. 10 on Wednesday, officials said.

May 22, 2013 8:00 pm

Prison officials fish for tips with cold case playing cards

Indiana prisoners will have the faces of cold case homicide victims and missing persons on the only decks of playing cards available for purchase in state prisons.

April 24, 2013 5:15 pm

Woman dies following fire in Newton Co. field

LAKE VILLAGE |  A 71-year-old Lake Village woman died Friday morning following a fire in a field outside her home, officials said.

March 01, 2013 12:00 pm

Hunters accused of violations on waterfowl season opening

State authorities cited four area men Saturday for hunting waterfowl over a baited area.

October 20, 2012 7:15 pm
Playing With Purpose pays off for NN student-athlete

Playing With Purpose pays off for NN student-athlete

Jena Hooks, of Lake Village, is one of just 10 student athletes nationwide to receive the SportQuest Playing With Purpose scholarship award this year.

May 08, 2012 7:30 pm

Lake Village woman killed in crash in rural Hanover Twp.

HANOVER TOWNSHIP | One driver in a fatal crash Sunday night in rural Hanover Township has been identified as Rita Stegler, 53, of Lake Village.

November 21, 2011 7:00 pm

Car, semitrailer wreck leaves Lake Village man, 86, dead

LAKE VILLAGE | A man was killed after a semitrailer slammed into his car, police said.

August 07, 2011 8:03 pm
4th-graders dedicate poetry to retiring teacher and principal

4th-graders dedicate poetry to retiring teacher and principal

LAKE VILLAGE | Fourth-graders at Lake Village Elementary School published a book, "Giggle, Giggle 'n' Laugh" and dedicated it to teacher Sandy Bell and Principal Carolyn Bucko, who both retired this year.

June 24, 2011 12:00 am
Parents install new playground equipment at Lake Village school

Parents install new playground equipment at Lake Village school

LAKE VILLAGE | Several families spent a weekend early this school year installing new playground equipment bought by the Lake Village Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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WorkOne Access Points open at Newton, Roselawn libraries

Two new WorkOne Access Points will be providing local residents access to employment, career planning and job training information.

August 26, 2010 12:00 am
Newton Co. man who went missing when home exploded found alive

Newton Co. man who went missing when home exploded found alive

A man wanted by police who went missing after his Lake Village home exploded Wednesday was found alive by family members in a garage near his property Thursday morning, authorities said.

July 02, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Homeowner missing after house explodes

Homeowner missing after house explodes

LAKE VILLAGE | Officials are searching for a Lake Village man after his home exploded Wednesday morning just hours before he was scheduled to appear in Newton County court.

June 30, 2010 1:45 pm

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