CROWN POINT | City police conducted a training session Friday afternoon on Broadway.
VALPARAISO | As lemonade stands go, it was a resounding success, generating more than $200 in just two hours. But Wednesday's effort wasn't a typical kid's beverage sale, and it's now snowballed into a much larger relief effort for those affected by the tornado strike in Oklahoma.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. | A short walk from Santa's house and the North Pole, in the pale blue building behind Old MacDonald's Farm at Santa's Village Azoosment Park in East Dundee, the park's creative director and Crystal Lake native Dutch Akers labored in the paint shop for more than two months…
A new display highlighting Indiana's contributions to the Civil War effort and a presentation by a travel author will highlight Memorial Day weekend events sponsored by the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail.
HAMMOND | Another of several admitted Latin Kings street gang members has been sent to prison as part of a sweeping federal indictment, the Hammond-based U.S. attorney's office said Friday.
HOMEWOOD | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District invites the public to a community meeting at 7:30 p.m. June 3 to offer input on the proposed development of indoor and outdoor recreation space at Dolphin Lake Park, according to a news release.
HIGHLAND | The headless body of a 53-year-old man was discovered Friday morning on the railroad tracks near Highway Avenue and First Street, according to Highland police.
PORTAGE | Students in Tami Kepshire's anatomy and physiology II class at Portage High School didn't squirm or look away Thursday as they watched a forensic autopsy.
CHICAGO | The nation’s improved economy and the sales of Police Interceptors has the Ford Chicago Assembly plant working at maximum capacity.
MICHICAN CITY | Goodwill Industries of Michiana is offering a Women’s Career Workshop on Image from 10 to 11 a.m. June 4 at the Impact Office in Michigan City.
VALPARAISO | Charged with the responsibility of handing many of the county's sex crimes and some of the other more violent offenses, Deputy Prosecutor Cheryl Polarek knows firsthand how stressful the legal process can be on victims, witnesses and even courthouse staff.
VALPARAISO | Local businessman and World War II Veteran Bill Wellman spoke during Valparaiso’s annual Memorial Day Weekend Service at Foundation Meadows Park on Friday morning where he announced a new tradition in the city that he said was close to his heart.
DOLTON | Village officials held a special meeting Friday to confront the management of the Dorchester Senior Center about several issues they say are problems for the 60 residents of the assisted living facility owned by village government.
LANSING | Old Plank Trail Community Bank recently welcomed Candice Villagrana to its commercial banking team as vice president. She will be working from the bank’s newly acquired First National Bank of Illinois branch in Lansing.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts told graduates at La Lumiere School outside LaPorte on Friday that perseverance is the key to overcoming life's obstacles to achieve their dreams.
HAMMOND | The CBK Performing Arts Centre's summer programs are about to begin.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail’s exhibit “Region United, Nation Divided: South Shore in the Civil War” will be featured at the Indiana Welcome Center through June 30.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, and Modern Midways are pleased to announce the return of the carnival Mega Pass for use at the 10th annual Festival of the Lakes.
GARY | Chicago restaurant management veteran Jack Strode and family have reopened the Miller Bakery Café in Gary. Strode has managed iconic Chicago restaurants including Smith and Wollensky, Rosebud Prime and the Cheesecake Factory. He is also the third generation of his family to grow up al…
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson assembled a host of Gary EMS workers and Gary Fire Department staff at city Hall to read a proclamation recognizing EMS Week in the City of Gary on Wednesday.
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