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.
We're tracking homicides around the region in 2014.
LAPORTE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Monday personally filed a lawsuit in LaPorte Circuit Court aimed at recovering nearly $200,000 in public funds allegedly embezzled by a now former chief deputy LaPorte County auditor.
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.
Kouts' Matt Stewart blocks a shot by LaCrosse's Jared Spoljaric on Friday night.
Kouts' Cody Nelson goes up strong on a drive against LaCrosse's Jared Spoljaric on Friday night.
Kouts' Trevor McCormick blocks a shot by LaCrosse's Jared Spoljaric on Friday night.
LaCrosse's Bobby Claypool dribbles the ball down the court against Kouts on Friday night.
Wylie Brown shoots a 3-pointer for LaCrosse over Kouts' Dylan Bruce on Friday night.
Kouts' Jacob Bekelya tries driving the baseline on LaCrosse's Jared Spoljaric on Friday night.
Kouts' Cody Nelson tries to drive past LaCrosse's Nate Rhodes on Friday night.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has established a political action committee to support Democratic candidates running for statewide office and the Indiana General Assembly.
LAPORTE COUNTY | A narrowing 60-day extension on the life of the LaPorte County Council on Aging has local health leaders concerned about the fate of the sick and elderly who rely on the agency.
All of the financial ledgers for LaPorte County government now balance after an audit by the state found $34 million unaccounted for.
INDIANAPOLIS | First responders would be authorized to treat Hoosiers suffering drug overdoses with naloxone -- a so-called "miracle drug" that quickly neutralizes the effects of heroin and other opioids -- under legislation approved 96-0 by the House Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, intends to hold a second Senate vote on the marriage amendment next year to ensure it gets on the ballot in 2016.
For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.
Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.
LaPorte County officials are making plans to treat drug overdose deaths as potential homicides. The idea is to try to recover evidence that might lead to the dealers who provided the illegal drugs.
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
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