Former professional boxer Jack Callahan and wife Karen have put together the first "911 Slugfest" pitting local firemen against policemen in the ring, with proceeds going to the Make A Wish Foundation.
A few local law firms made U.S. News & World Report's list of the Best Law Firms of 2014.
Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, left, and Fair Oaks Farm CEO Gary Corbett announce the move of the South Shore Air Show to the farm during a news conference Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has announced its 2013-14 slate of members.
Kevin Kieft hopes to spread his success with job creation in Michigan City to throughout Northwest Indiana.
Tony Schroeder, division manager for Republic Services at the Newton County Landfill, shows one of several liners used at the the facility to form an impervious layer against pollution.
The methane-to-energy conversion plant at the Newton County Landfill produces enough gas to power about 10 small manufacturing facilities and currently pipes its gas to an egg carton manufacturing business bordering the landfill.
Republic Services official James Metros, a former Crown Point mayor, talks about the gas-to-energy operation at the Newton County Landfill.
A pump system removes methane from the Newton County Landfill, funneling it into a conversion plant. The gas is cooled and sent to the customer. The landfill powers a small egg carton manufacturing plant next door.
A "tipper" lifts a truck trailer to dump its contents at the Newton County Landfill, owned and operated by Republic Services. The landfill covers more than 400 acres just south of Indiana 114 and west of Interstate 65.
Trucks loaded with trash are weighed at the entrance to the Newton County Landfill.
A new cell for trash is being excavated at the Newton County Landfill.
Trucks line up with trash-filled trailers while a "tipper" dumps a trailer load in the background at the Newton County Landfill.
A "tipper" lifts a truck trailer to dump its contents at the Newton County Landfill, owned and operated by Republic Services.
Indiana State Police issued more than 430 traffic citations locally over the weekend as part of a statewide initiative to enforce laws against impaired driving.
The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is seeking public comment on two proposed water rate hikes, one in Merrillville.
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort with an internationally recognized firm across state lines to analyze the region's combined economic impact.
Up to 5 inches of snow were expected by this morning in the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana, with 6 inches or more forecast for areas to the south.
WASHINGTON | The Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission received $166,884 to establish an economic development plan. The award from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce was announced Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind.
The blizzard that began dumping snow across the region Tuesday afternoon currently ranks as the third worst in Chicago history, officials said.
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