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Mourners honor friend with sky lanterns

Mourners honor friend with sky lanterns

While The Times' Doug Ross and his wife were at a beach in Beverly Shores, they discovered a group of friends launching sky lanterns in remembrance of Lisle's Mike Mueller.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Remembrance garden

Remembrance garden

The runner-up garden planted by Amy Hemingway and Sheryl Corey in memory of coach Frank Podkul.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
Hundreds honor slain Gary officer

Hundreds honor slain Gary officer

Law enforcement and fire officials from across the Midwest gathered to remember Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.

July 14, 2014 10:04 pm
Part of U.S. 20 renamed for Rudy Clay

Part of U.S. 20 renamed for Rudy Clay

GARY | The city of Gary paused for an hour of celebration Friday during a week plagued with violent deaths to honor the memory of the the city's greatest cheerleader, the late Mayor Rudy Clay.

July 11, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Bikers ride to honor fallen officer

Bikers ride to honor fallen officer

Hundreds of motorcyclists rode from Portage to the Gary Police Department to honor Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.

July 09, 2014 8:16 pm
Battle of Stones River featured NWI heroes

Battle of Stones River featured NWI heroes

The Battle of Stones River marked the Civil War's eighth bloodiest battle as 41,000 Union and 35,000 Confederate troops clashed near Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Times' Marc Chase visited the Stones River National Battlefield where hundreds of men from Porter, LaPorte and Lake counties fought in …

June 21, 2014 2:00 pm
D-Day Landings

D-Day Landings

D-Day Landings (1944). A Day that Shook the World. On June 6 1944, Allied troops begin their invasion of Europe with the D-Day landings in Normandy. It was the start of the final phase of WW2.A Day That Shook The World is the classic series that recalls the days of the 20th century that prov…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
American flag flying at half-staff too frequently

American flag flying at half-staff too frequently

An American flag at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Memorial tree plantings questioned; councilman walks out of meeting

MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Richard Hardaway walked out of Tuesday's meeting after memorial trees set to be planted in honor of his deceased relatives were questioned by Council President Carol Miano.

May 16, 2014 5:32 pm
Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

Valparaiso police officers recite the oath of office during the memorial service for Police Week on Wednesday at the Valparaiso Police Department.

May 14, 2014 4:20 pm
Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

Police officers salute as the Valparaiso Police Honor Guard posts the colors during the Valparaiso Police Memorial Service in recognition of National Police Week Wednesday at the Valparaiso Police Department. Mayor Jon Costas and Police Chief Michael Brickner spoke during ceremony recognizin…

May 14, 2014 4:19 pm
Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

The Valparaiso Police Honor Guard falls into formation after posting colors during the department's annual memorial service in recognition of National Police Week on Wednesday at the Valparaiso Police Department.

May 14, 2014 4:21 pm
Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

Valparaiso police receive thanks for their service

The Valparaiso Police Department Honor Guard posts colors during a memorial service in recognition of National Police Week on Wednesday at the Valparaiso Police Department.

May 14, 2014 4:21 pm
Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police gather Monday in Gilbert Park for their annual memorial service.

May 12, 2014 3:43 pm
Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage Mayor James Snyder swears in Portage Police Reserve Officer Arzell Hathorne Jr. on Monday during the annual police memorial service in Gilbert Park. Portage Police Chief Troy Williams holds the Bible.

May 12, 2014 3:43 pm
Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage Chief of Police Troy Williams, left, and Portage Mayor James Snyder stand Monday in Gilbert Park for the annual police memorial service.

May 12, 2014 3:41 pm
Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police stand at attention while taps is played during the annual police memorial service Monday in Gilbert Park.

May 12, 2014 3:41 pm
Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage Mayor James Snyder speaks Monday during the annual police memorial service in Gilbert Park.

May 12, 2014 3:42 pm
Firefighters honored in Springfield ceremony

Firefighters honored in Springfield ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Two Illinois firefighters killed in the line of duty last year were honored for their bravery at a ceremony in Springfield.

May 06, 2014 2:57 pm

Police memorial ceremony scheduled in Schererville

SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Department will have its annual peace officers memorial ceremony May 16 at the department, 25 E. Joliet St.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am
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