Lake County Sheriff's Posse members Jim Landman, left, and Ignacio Miranda help patrol the bike path Saturday during a bicycle ride to benefit the Lake County Sheriff's Animal Control and Adoption Center.
Bicyclists take to the trail Saturday during a ride to benefit the Lake County Sheriff's Animal Control and Adoption Center at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith.
Will Bates from Canadian National Railroad talks to students about train safety at John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville on Monday.
Students from John Wood Elementary School enjoy a ride on "Little Obie" in Merrillville Monday. The miniature train was brought to the school by Canadian National Railroad for a rail safety program.
Matt Stoltz, a University of Wisconsin sophomore, is making an approximate 1,700 mile, 37-day bike trip across eight states to raise money and awareness for the International Alliance of Youth Sports' One World, One Team, One Ride to help underprivileged children around the world through the…
Chesterton resident Peter Wilson is biking dozens of miles several times a week to condition himself for a 1,600-mile round-trip trek to Hope, Ark. He is raising money for the House of Hope orphanage in Uganda to help it complete construction on a new building.
Chesterton resident Peter Wilson prepares for a practice bike ride last week through Northwest Indiana from Valparaiso.
Chesterton resident Peter Wilson begins a practice bicycle ride last week from Valparaiso. Wilson is undertaking a 1,600-mile round-trip journey on his bike in June to Hope, Ark., to raise money for the House of Hope orphanage in Uganda. Wilson traveled to the African orphanage with his wife…
Chesterton resident Peter Wilson is undertaking a 1,600-mile round-trip trek by bike in June to Hope, Ark., to raise money for the House of Hope orphanage in Uganda.
Chesterton resident Peter Wilson rides his bike last week through Valparaiso.
Chesterton resident Peter Wilson prepares for a practice bike ride last week from the Panera restaurant in Valparaiso.
Roletta Perez, of Gary, boards a Gary Public Transportation Corp. bus Friday at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
Gary resident Joseph Johnson steps off a Gary Public Transportation Corp. bus Friday at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point. David Wright, GPTC planning director, said GPTC ridership already has increased 17 percent in advance of an advertising campaign reminding the public a b…
A Gary Public Transportation Corp. bus stops Friday at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
A Gary Public Transportation Corporation bus waits for a green light with other vehicles on Broadway Avenue in Merrillville, Friday, March 30, 2012.
Gary resident Joseph Jonson, left, talks to Gary Public Transportation Corp. bus driver Isaac Lyles on Friday on the Broadway Express route to the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
A Triple-A Express driver assists Hammond resident Nancy Ebert as she prepares to head out to a doctor's appointment in February. The van, capable of accommodating two full–size wheelchairs, was recently bought by Triple A Express to expand its fleet to four vehicles used in the paratransit program.
Army Spc. Jose Rivera is all smiles as he gets out of a car Sunday in Hammond to a welcome back celebration in his honor. The Patriot Guard Riders escorted Rivera and family members from the airport after his return from duty in Iraq.
Members of the Indiana Patriot Guard Riders serve as an escort for Army Spc. Jose Rivera on Sunday afternoon on their way to a welcome home celebration outside the Hammond Walmart in the soldier's honor.
Deric Wilson, right, pins his Patriot Guard Riders pin on Army Spc. Jose Rivera on Sunday afternoon outside Walmart in Hammond in celebration of Rivera's return from a tour in Iraq.
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