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Abandoned mallards nurtured and released by volunteer

Abandoned mallards nurtured and released by volunteer

HAMMOND | Rescuing and nurturing abandoned or hurt animals is nothing new to Joe Michalik, a volunteer at the Indiana Welcome Center.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pet oxygen masks donated to fire department

Pet oxygen masks donated to fire department

CROWN POINT | Re/Max Pace donated three sets of pet oxygen masks to the Crown Point Fire Department this summer to help save animals’ lives during a fire.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond man rescued after partially burying himself

HAMMOND | A North Hammond man is expected to recover after accidentally burying himself nearly up to his shoulders in dirt and concrete, a fire official said Wednesday.

June 04, 2014 7:00 pm

Sonar search to resume Monday for Chicago man missing in Lake Michigan

MICHIGAN CITY | Indiana conservation officers plan to resume an underwater sonar search Monday for a Chicago man who went missing Saturday night in Lake Michigan north of Mount Baldy.

June 01, 2014 5:15 pm
Neighbor rescues Hammond woman from burning home

Neighbor rescues Hammond woman from burning home

HAMMOND | Fire officials are calling a Hammond man a hero after he rescued his neighbor from her burning home Wednesday morning.

March 26, 2014 2:05 pm
Emergency responders skate through ice rescue training

Emergency responders skate through ice rescue training

MICHIGAN CITY | Rescuers steadily walked across Lake Michigan on Wednesday evening, the creaking and cracking of ice echoing through the dark night.

February 26, 2014 8:24 pm Video Photos

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Morgan Township trio's fun in snow ends in several rescues

MORGAN TOWNSHIP | Jon Wittmer, his brother Josh and friend Scott Snider went out for an afternoon of fun Sunday, riding their snowmobiles through the country.

January 06, 2014 5:19 pm

LaPorte police rescue woman from burning home

LAPORTE | A LaPorte woman trapped inside her burning home Sunday night was rescued by several police officers.

October 28, 2013 3:10 pm
Rescuers search for driver of car that ran off Torrence into drainage ditch

Rescuers search for driver of car that ran off Torrence into drainage ditch

With the help of Lynwood firefighters Tyler Swanson and Mark Swanson holding support ropes, two South Holland rescuers walk a drainage ditch Friday morning in the 20100 block of Torrence Avenue in Lynwood searching for the driver of a vehicle that drove off the road.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from boat in Lake Michigan

HAMMOND | Two people were rescued Monday morning from a boat in Lake Michigan northeast of Indiana Harbor.

September 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Illinois family's boat flounders; 4 rescued from Lake Michigan

PORTAGE | A Plainfield, Ill., family was rescued from Lake Michigan Monday afternoon when their boat filled with water.

September 03, 2013 7:14 pm

Three people rescued from Lake Michigan waters

MICHIGAN CITY | Two people were close to drowning Tuesday afternoon when they were rescued by lifeguards at Michigan City.

July 24, 2013 11:00 am
Grandfather speaks about grandson's fall into sinkhole

Grandfather speaks about grandson's fall into sinkhole

Don Reul, grandfather of Nathan Woessner, talks with the media about the condition of his grandson after he fell into a sinkhole at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 15, 2013 3:08 pm
Doctor comments on boy rescued from sinkhole

Doctor comments on boy rescued from sinkhole

Dr. Tracy Koogler, medical director of the pediatric intensive care unit at the University of Chicago Medicine, discusses the condition of 6-year-old Nathan Woessner, who fell in a sink hole at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 15, 2013 1:27 pm

Man rescued from sinking kayak in Lake Michigan

PORTAGE | A man was rescued Saturday after his kayak sank in Lake Michigan near the Port of Indiana, officials said.

July 14, 2013 6:11 pm

Boy at Chicago hospital after rescue from Michigan City sand hole

MICHIGAN CITY | A 6-year-old Sterling, Ill., boy, rescued from a sand hole in the Mount Baldy section of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore remained in critical condition Sunday morning at The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital.

July 14, 2013 10:10 am

LaPorte Co. man rescued from kayaking incident on river

WINAMAC | Conservation officers and Tippecanoe River State Park employees saved the life of a 65-year-old LaPorte County man Tuesday following a kayaking accident.

July 10, 2013 12:30 pm

Buster gets lucky after fall into frozen pond

MICHIGAN CITY | Buster was back in good spirits Thursday after coming about as close to death as it gets after plunging through thin ice.

December 27, 2012 7:00 pm
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SCHERERVILLE | Nancy Laskarin's rescued greyhound Rudy takes a nap at their home in Schererville on Thursday, December 6, 2012.

December 20, 2012 11:01 am
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SCHERERVILLE | Nancy Laskarin plays with her rescued greyhounds Frannie Bean, left, and Rudy, right, at their home in Schererville on Thursday, December 6, 2012.

December 20, 2012 11:01 am
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