HEATHER EIDSON | THE TIMES Chicago Force coach John Konecki, right, directs players including captain Sami Grisafe, center, during the Force's 14-12 home win over the Kansas City Tribe on May 1. Konecki, a Schererville resident, is the head coach of Team USA in the International Federation o…
HEATHER EIDSON | THE TIMES Chicago Force player Jamie Menzyk, center, waves to her family in the stands during halftime of an Independent Women's Football League game against Kansas City on May 1. Menzyk, a Whiting grad, is one of 45 players on Team USA and will play in the International Fed…
Schererville resident John Konecki will guide several local athletes among the 45 women representing Team USA at the inaugural International Federation of American Football Women's World Championship.
Associated Press File Photo Former Notre Dame forward Luke Harangody was selected with the 52nd pick in the NBA draft Thursday by the Boston Celtics.
It was Luke Harangody's junior year at Andrean when he began to believe an NBA career might be possible. Thursday night, Harangody was taken at No. 52 by the Boston Celtics.
HEATHER EIDSON | THE TIMES A building that once was a hosiery factory sits partially demolished more than a decade after federal officials hauled out dozens of drums of chemicals. The site on East 21st Avenue in Gary is one of hundreds of brownfields that dot the city and region. Funding is…
EATHER EIDSON | THE TIMES DeySean Jenkins, 8, of Gary, is small enough to fit through fencing that has been placed around the perimeter of an old hosiery factory on East 21st Avenue in Gary. The brownfield site is just across the alley from Lancaster Apartments, where Jenkins lives. Plans fo…
CHICAGO | With a Pat Quinn cutout next to him, Scott Lee Cohen kicked off another phase of a remarkable political campaign Sunday at his campaign headquarters on Chicago's Near West Side.
DYER | Dyer is almost ready to assume the title of CLEAN community.
VALPARAISO | Thirteen-year-old Kylee Tomblin said attending Valparaiso University School of Law's first teen law college has helped in making the law clearer to her.
EAST CHICAGO | A deep cleaning of Roxana Marsh will be included in the ongoing environmental restoration of the Grand Calumet River.
CHICAGO | When it comes to his inner-campaign switch, Rod Blagojevich apparently knows only one mode: 'On.'
DYER | A new initiative for coordination of regional stormwater efforts may incubate in Dyer.
WESTVILLE | Purdue University North Central students straining under the cost of textbooks will get some relief this fall.
SCHERERVILLE | A stimulus-funded road project in Schererville is on hold because of the Teamsters strike.
As the Indiana Supreme Court wrestles with accusations that the state's voter ID law is an obstacle to casting a ballot, state officials are preparing to offer an additional and, for some, easier way to register to vote.
A formerly homeless man with Lake County ties now has long-term housing in the Michigan prison system, but court and police records show it took him a few tries to get there.
The rolling greens of Hammond’s Lost Marsh Golf Course once were acres of slag, just as many of the hundreds of abandoned properties that dot Gary used to be thriving gas stations.
Lanay Parks endured a waiting game with her pitching career, but her patience paid off.
INDIANAPOLIS | People in Utah, Colorado and Ohio are surprisingly interested in the partisan divide of the Indiana House of Representatives.
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