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Highland warns residents to be wary of scams

HIGHLAND | Scammers are continuing to steal from Highland homeowners, and police ask residents to be on the alert.

November 23, 2013 9:00 pm
Region crime watch gatherings provide data, forge neighborhood bonds

Region crime watch gatherings provide data, forge neighborhood bonds

HAMMOND | Roman and Lucy Kiszenia were tired of patrons of the bar down their block occupying the street's parking spots.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The Daily FIx

The Daily FIx

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 22, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Fighting crime begins with speaking out

Communities United Against Violence held an anti-violence summit Saturday in Gary. This anti-violence message needs to spread throughout the city — and beyond — so residents become more eager to share information with police and take other actions to break crime's grip on their lives.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am
Making Your Neighborhood Safer

Making Your Neighborhood Safer

How safe do you feel in your neighborhood? Unfortunately, residential crime happens more often than you might think, which leaves many homeowners feeling uneasy.

March 19, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart police plan to sponsor National Night Out on Aug. 7

HOBART | Hobart police will sponsor a National Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Hobart Community Pool, 810 W. 10th St.

July 26, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart hosting National Night Out Aug. 7 at Community Pool

HOBART | Hobart police will sponsor a National Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Hobart Community Pool, 810 W. 10th St.

July 15, 2012 8:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Good neighbors help each other out

A new twist on the neighborhood watch program in Porter County encourages citizens to get to know their neighbors and just keep an eye out for each other. It's good advice.

June 07, 2012 12:00 am

When there's trouble on the block

It had been years since I last went to a Neighborhood Watch meeting.

February 02, 2012 12:00 am

Chief encourages more involvement from residents

MERRILLVILLE | Police Chief Joseph Petruch hopes town residents will follow an example set by neighbors in the Turkey Creek subdivision.

September 18, 2011 12:00 am

Neighborhood watch meeting scheduled Saturday in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | The Barclay Village subdivision will host a neighborhood watch meeting from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pruzin Community Center, 5750 Tyler St.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am
Valpo parks has plan to fight vandalism

Valpo parks has plan to fight vandalism

VALPARAISO | Vandalism is always a problem at the parks, but Valparaiso Parks Department hopes it has developed plans to reduce it in the future.

May 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Portage Police Department interested in establishing neighborhood watch groups

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department is interested in helping residents establish neighborhood watch groups.

January 10, 2011 12:00 am

Edison Community Watch meeting was informative

Recently I attended the meeting of Edison Community Watch in Hammond.

November 16, 2010 12:00 am

Good neighbors watch out for each other

On a recent afternoon our neighbor was in her kitchen preparing Sunday dinner when she heard her back door open. Thinking it was one of her grandchildren, she paid little attention but noticed her screen door did not close. When she went to investigate, two teenagers darted past her from the…

November 14, 2010 12:00 am
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