As the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission considers the proposed Illiana Expressway on Thursday, remember they are planners. They must look to the future, not just what's needed now.
So far this year, the state has fined eight Northwest Indiana businesses for safety violations, a fourfold increase over 2012.
The public comment period for the proposed Illiana Expressway has ended.
Injuries and illnesses suffered at Indiana workplaces fell by 7 percent last year, marking the first time the rate has declined since 2009.
A grassroots efforts by a Beverly Shores couple to reduce light pollution in the Lake Michigan shoreline town may be recognized by an international organization supporting the efforts.
DES PLAINES, Ill. | On a Saturday night in Des Plaines, about 20 women are hanging out, chatting about their families and snacking on a veggie platter and lemonade.
A local group received a federal grant to develop training materials for the management of hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
INDIANAPOLIS | The brother of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson endorsed a plan Friday that would require all Indiana youth football coaches be trained in detecting and preventing concussions, but also urged state lawmakers studying the issue not to ignore other youth sports.
MERRILLVILLE | With the crossovers permanently closed along U.S. 30, motorists must make u-turns at traffic signals to reach certain businesses.
INDIANAPOLIS | Mary Beth Bonaventura revealed to a new state oversight panel Wednesday that she intends to be a transformational director of the Indiana Department of Child Services.
HOBART | With temperatures rising, many local senior citizens are finding it hard to stay cool. That’s why Brentwood at Hobart has launched The Shade Brigade to help area seniors who have immediate needs arising from the recent hot weather.
Metra commuter railroad police began increased patrols this week of all train lines, including the Metra Electric mainline trains to University Park and the South Chicago branch.
Gary Mayor Rudy Clay delivers an inspirational speech to Kimbrough inmates during a ceremony for a handful who have been chosen for special training.
MERRILLVILLE | Tranco Industrial Services, Inc. was honored recently with the Safety Recognition Award from the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable. The company received the honor at the Annual CAF/NWIBRT Construction Awards Banquet at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.
PORTER | With the warming weather, many people begin to return to the shores and waters of Lake Michigan to enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence issued his first vetoes Wednesday, rejecting two measures requiring licensing for certain health care jobs.
Representatives from Canadian National Railroad bring their miniature train, "Little Obie", to John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville to teach children about train safety.
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.
VALPARAISO | You might think that turning 78 years old on Thursday would have slowed down Bill Pauley, but the Valparaiso resident is more passionate than ever about his community and the health of his fellow neighbors.
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