Lake County's local government offices often become bastions of second chances, and they're not always the good kind.
Fans planning to take the South Shore to Chicago Thursday for the viewing party in Grant Park for the USA vs. Germany World Cup soccer match will have to leave the alcohol at home.
BURNHAM | A Chicago man and his girlfriend stopped for walking on railroad tracks were arrested Monday after it was determined the man was wanted by Illinois authorities, police said.
PORTER | About 9 a.m. Saturday, the call went out.
GARY | An investigation of a suspicious package on the platform at the Miller South Shore commuter rail station delayed a westbound train there Friday morning.
HOBART | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky will be keynote speaker at a free forum Monday to promote the extension of the South Shore commuter railroad.
GARY | Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects who allegedly fired a handgun at glass partitions at the Gary Metro station Monday.
PORTER | Board members of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District heard a review of last year’s numbers and highlights, as well as plans for 2014 during Thursday morning’s meeting.
It once brought strong-armed men from their homes to the steel mills. It brought city slickers from Chicago for a day at the beach. It took a generation off to war and brought them back.
EAST CHICAGO | Transit police on Monday were seeking the public's help in identifying a man captured on surveillance video allegedly spray painting graffiti at the East Chicago South Shore station Sunday night.
Some South Shore commuter trains are experiencing delays of up to an hour during the morning rush due to mechanical issues, representatives said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the state is to play a role in extending the South Shore Line into south Lake County.
South Shore service between Michigan City and South Bend was restored early Friday afternoon after a power outage stopped commuter trains early Friday morning.
CHESTERTON | South Shore trains could be picking up riders in Lowell by the end of 2022 or beginning of 2033, according to officials working on a strategic business plan for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority
CHESTERTON | Much-needed infrastructure repairs and replacements along rail lines in Indiana and Illinois will cause some major service changes for South Shore riders in the next month.
THE PINES | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a South Shore commuter train in The Pines at the start of the morning rush Wednesday.
EAST CHICAGO | A 42-year-old Gary man told police he was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter rail station.
MICHIGAN CITY | A 26-year-old Gary man died early Sunday after being struck and killed by a train delivering coal to NIPSCO's Michigan City Generating Station.
Damaged equipment on two South Shore commuter train cars Monday near the East Chicago station caused delays for passengers into the evening.
NICTD workers repair damaged power lines Monday near the East Chicago South Shore Line station.
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