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Body found at abandoned Gary home

GARY | A person found dead at a vacant home at 1833 Pennsylvania St. died of multiple gunshot wounds in an apparent homicide, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

April 02, 2014 6:00 pm

AM Stabilizers has plans to grow in Valpo

VALPARAISO | The beer tap is gone, replaced by labs with chemicals and testing equipment for developing additives to a variety of vinyl products.

March 12, 2014 8:25 pm
REGION COLLEGIANS: Tsirtsis dominating on the mat at Northwestern

REGION COLLEGIANS: Tsirtsis dominating on the mat at Northwestern

Jason Tsirtsis is taken off where he left off at Crown Point.

December 08, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Action in arena often away from athletes

From Friday night in suburban Indianapolis to Sunday afternoon in Chicago, sports medics had their hands full last weekend — with the athletes being the least of their worries.

November 18, 2013 6:45 pm
Family roots run deep at community bank

Family roots run deep at community bank

MUNSTER | Peoples Bank's new chief operating officer was standing atop a peak in the Carpathian Mountains above the village in Poland where his great-grandfather was raised when it all clicked.

August 25, 2013 7:30 am Photos

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C.P. business owner, Penn. gun dealer named in separate indictments

C.P. business owner, Penn. gun dealer named in separate indictments

HAMMOND | Federal authorities in Hammond announced the indictment Friday of a Pennsylvania gun dealer on nine counts alleging he conspired with two former Lake County police officers in a public corruption case involving firearms sales.

May 17, 2013 5:30 pm
Young gay athletes set tone for NBA coming out

Young gay athletes set tone for NBA coming out

CHICAGO | You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.

May 04, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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MLB NOTES: Region products try to rev up careers in minors

MLB NOTES: Region products try to rev up careers in minors

Jeff Samardzija of Valparaiso, Curtis Granderson of Lynwood and Lloyd McClendon of Chesterton are household names in the majors. John Mallee of Schererville soon will be as Astros hitting coach.

April 07, 2013 9:30 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Someone should investigate why spring is so late

PHIL WIELAND: Someone should investigate why spring is so late

As families prepare to eat Easter ham,

March 29, 2013 12:00 am

No longer Live, just solo

Here’s a thought that will make music fans of a certain age cringe. Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of the release of Live’s “Throwing Copper.”

February 08, 2013 12:00 am
Owners say ferrets are pets, officials say pest

Owners say ferrets are pets, officials say pest

The difference between owning a ferret in Hawaii and one in Pennsylvania can be up to three years in jail and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

The concept of happy hour, when bars offer lower prices or two-for-one specials, may seem like an American tradition, but is in fact illegal or restricted in quite a few places.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Poll: Fight obesity crisis but keep the junk food

Poll: Fight obesity crisis but keep the junk food

Everyone could use a little help keeping those New Year's resolutions to slim down. But if it means the government limiting junk food, the response is an overwhelming, "No."

January 07, 2013 12:00 am
High or dry? Staying sober for New Year's Eve

High or dry? Staying sober for New Year's Eve

Whether in recovery or not interested for other reasons, the holidays often mean an excess of booze and drugs.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Holiday vacations can create family memories

Holiday vacations can create family memories

Instead of making the traditional trek over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, many Northwest Indiana residents are using the holidays as a time to get away from it all.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Appeals court: Second region sex offender not required to register

Appeals court: Second region sex offender not required to register

INDIANAPOLIS | For the second time in less than a month, the Indiana Court of Appeals has declared it unconstitutional to require a Northwest Indiana man to register as a sex offender.

December 03, 2012 5:00 pm Related
Indiana falls to Penn St to dash bowl hopes

Indiana falls to Penn St to dash bowl hopes

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Indiana will have to settle for milestones other than a bowl game to show the team's improvement this season.

November 17, 2012 6:00 pm
Bartram nursery nation's oldest botanical garden

Bartram nursery nation's oldest botanical garden

He was America's first botanist, and his garden is still one of the best.

November 08, 2012 12:30 am
OFFBEAT: Marshmallow Chocolate Mousse Cats join Peeps Candy Family

OFFBEAT: Marshmallow Chocolate Mousse Cats join Peeps Candy Family

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 24, 2012 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: A million reasons to try this winning recipe

FROM the FARM: A million reasons to try this winning recipe

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

March 28, 2012 12:00 am
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