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MERRILLVILLE | James Muhammad, a Peabody Award-winning director of radio services for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, is the new president and CEO of Lakeshore Public Media.
SCHERERVILLE | Children throughout the region facing frightening events will be comforted by stuffed animals originally collected for Sandy Hook Elementary School students in Newtown, Conn.
While snowblowers are gathering dust in region garages and residents are reveling in not having to shovel the white stuff, some are voicing concerns over the lack of snow so far this season.
Richard Tudor, please watch something other than Fox News! The Hostess management stole from employees' pensions and blamed the union for shutting the company down, although only 200 workers were striking out of 18,000, after they had already giving concessions, and then management gave them…
VALPARAISO | As part of the cultural exchange that has brought many Chinese students to Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas will go on a nine-day trip to Jiaxing, China beginning next week.
Transportation is going downhill fast in Northwest Indiana, with the failure of regional bus provider easygo Lake Transit casting a pall over efforts to improve mass transit, according to the 2012 Quality of Life Indicators Report.
Tom Higgins stands in the trophy room of his Merrillville home in this 2007 file photo displaying one of his favorite pieces of memorabilia: a Red Ryder Daisy BB gun bearing the autograph of Jean Shepherd, author of "A Christmas Story." Higgins celebrated his 80th birthday on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.
Newsman Frank Reynolds, of East Chicago, began his broadcast career holding a WJOB microphone in the 1950s for the Hammond radio station.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three people were selected to be nominated to fill the vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court.
Media mogul Ted Turner, third from right, poses with movie luminaries shortly after throwing the switch on April 14, 1994, to launch his latest venture, Turner Classic Movies, in New York's Time Square. With him, from left are director Arthur Hiller and actresses Arlene Dahl, Jane Powell, Ce…
Hammond resident Angel Alvarez carried the Olympic torch for 15 minutes Saturday in a residential neighborhood in the United Kingdom, as part of the relay leading to the games in London. "For a brief moment while running with the torch, it felt as if the whole world paused, and I was the onl…
Comedian Chevy Chase gets his ear licked from co-star Benji as the two held a news conference in Los Angeles in 1979 announcing their movie 'Oh Heavenly Dog.'
Times columnist Philip Potempa will appear live on the Easter Sunday NBC 5 news broadcast for a segment talking about the symbolism of menus for Easter and Passover.
HAMMOND | Ten people were wounded, two critically, in shootings outside house parties Friday and Saturday nights, police said.
The driver of a Jeep SUV is transported to an ambulance Wednesday after the vehicle crashed into the Little U Academy day care on Eastport Drive in Valparaiso.
People hug Wednesday outside of the Little U Academy day care in Valparaiso after an SUV crashed into a room with children in it. No children were hurt.
MERRILLVILLE | AHEPA Chapter 78 has earned a reputation as a significant philanthropic organization in the Northwest Indiana community.
Members of Deloris Gillespie's family in Northwest Indiana learned that she was set on fire and died in an elevator Sunday in New York City's Brooklyn borough from news reports.
Police taped off the neighboring yards to a home in Hebron where a man trimming grass was injured Saturday by what was suspected to be the result of a possible shooting. Police are seen in the background combing the fields and woods behind the property for a suspect or clues.
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