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Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

Locations of suspects arrested in Operation Flatline, the investigation of heroin distribution from Chicago to Northwest Indiana on display during a press conference Monday in Michigan City regarding the indictment of these defendants. Three of the defendants were charged in Porter County as…

October 20, 2014 12:49 pm
Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

David Capp, center, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, is joined by law enforcement officials from Chicago and Indiana during a press conference Monday in Michigan City regarding the indictment of nine defendants involved in the distribution of heroin in Northwest Indiana fr…

October 20, 2014 12:49 pm
Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

Dennis Wichern, special agent in charge for DEA in Chicago and Indianapolis, speaks during a news conference Monday in Michigan City regarding the indictment of nine defendants involved in the distribution of heroin in Northwest Indiana from Chicago.

October 20, 2014 12:48 pm
Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade

David Capp, center, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, is joined by Dennis Wichern, left, special agent in charge for DEA in Chicago and Indianapolis, and Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer. "Heroin has become a scourge on many of our communities," Capp said. Monday's indictments …

October 20, 2014 12:47 pm

Today in History: Oct. 19, 1914

Eight new cases of smallpox are reported in Whiting since Saturday, making 15 in all. One new case is reported in Hobart, one in Robertsdale and one in Hessville.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: RDA renewal could get South Shore rolling

DOUG ROSS: RDA renewal could get South Shore rolling

With the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority up for reauthorization next year by the Indiana General Assembly, the South Shore expansion could finally get the traction it needs.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Stop bickering, commit to region's future

WILLIAM NANGLE: Stop bickering, commit to region's future

Controversy has long been a common trait in Northwest Indiana.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

First TEDx event coming to Northwest Indiana

Chances are, you've watched a TED Talk on YouTube, or maybe heard one on the radio or a podcast.

October 18, 2014 10:30 pm
New online tool makes region crime data available to all

New online tool makes region crime data available to all

An innovative crime mapping tool used by law enforcement agencies across Northwest Indiana to track and solve everything from car break-ins to homicides now can be accessed by anyone using their home computer or mobile device.

October 16, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Human decency for sale this Halloween

MARC CHASE: Human decency for sale this Halloween

The purveyors of all things spooky, macabre and disturbingly disgusting come out of the woodwork every year around this time.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am
Slideshow: The South Shore in 100 Objects

Slideshow: The South Shore in 100 Objects

From a tiny piece of Albanese candy to the gigantic Thornton Quarry, The Times is chronicling the top 100 objects that most represent the area in a series aptly named, "The South Shore in 100 objects." Be sure to check this slideshow daily as a new object will be revealed each day over the n…

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Opportunity Enterprises marathon team runs Chicago for 16th and possibly last time

Opportunity Enterprises marathon team runs Chicago for 16th and possibly last time

CHICAGO | Opportunity Enterprises sent a team of local runners to the Chicago Marathon for the 16th straight year on Sunday. Could this be the last year?

October 12, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Thank Christopher Columbus for the extra day to rest and digest weekend food and fun

Thank Christopher Columbus for the extra day to rest and digest weekend food and fun

A complete roster of wine, brew, food and indoor-outdoor festivities continue to crowd the autumn calendar especially during this Columbus Day weekend.---Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am
Small Business Citizenship: The Full-Participation Practice of Dr. Gus Galante

Small Business Citizenship: The Full-Participation Practice of Dr. Gus Galante

Dr. Gustavo Galante, kneeling, a member of B’nai B’rith America Unit 901 in Northwest Indiana, delivers Buddy Bears to young patients.

October 08, 2014 11:34 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs regional economic development plan

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs regional economic development plan

Over and over and over again, IEDC President Eric Doden stressed the importance of working as a region to foster economic growth.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Dining on the taxpayer dime

Taxpayers picked up the tab for at least 565 restaurant bills totaling $38,594.29 for Lake County solid waste district employees and their guests since 2008, a Times computer-assisted review of the agency's credit card bills and receipts shows.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Related
New online tool makes region crime data available to all

New online tool makes region crime data available to all

An innovative crime mapping tool used by law enforcement agencies across Northwest Indiana to track and solve everything from car break-ins to homicides now can be accessed by anyone using their home computer or mobile device.

October 04, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, October 9, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, October 9, 2014

A 25th birthday party at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts concurrent with a rare performance of the classic Eurydice and an exceptional lineup for Lebowski Fest Chicago next weekend.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

If there is one thing to help Northwest Indiana residents get through the harsh winters, it's knowing that corn slathered with mayo, cheese and chili powder awaits. 

September 30, 2014 2:48 am Photos

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PETE SEAT: National GOP mirrors dilemma of Hoosier Democrats

PETE SEAT: National GOP mirrors dilemma of Hoosier Democrats

Nationally, Republicans are without a leader, without a message and without a plan. The party is having a difficult time defining exactly what it stands for in the waning years of the Obama era and seems intent on waiting until a presidential nominee emerges to figure it all out. Ironically …

September 29, 2014 12:00 am
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