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Hobart man airlifted after fall from tree stand

A Hobart man suffered injuries after he fell from a tree stand while hunting in the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area.

October 05, 2014 11:15 pm
In wake of fire, questions surround lack of fire hydrants

In wake of fire, questions surround lack of fire hydrants

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Days after a fire destroyed Stash Construction, many are questioning if more fire hydrants in the area could have stopped the blaze sooner. 

October 03, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Safe Sitter class teaches teens important lessons

HOBART | There is no safe amount of time to leave a child with a caregiver of any age who has not been trained in airway rescue and how to handle life threatening emergencies.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

IDNR hunter's safety course offered this weekend

CEDAR LAKE | The last Hunter’s Educational Safety course offered this year by the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department will be conducted this weekend at Cedar Creek Family Golf Center, 10483 W.109th Ave. Attendees must attend both sessions, 6  to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

NPCCC sponsors victim avoidance/firearms class for women

CHESTERTON | The North Porter County Conservation Club will host a four-hour class for women only from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 20.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East surpassed previous safety record

ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East surpassed previous safety record

EAST CHICAGO | Labor unions secured weekends, breaks, paid vacations, sick leaves, 8-hour workdays and countless other benefits you might have seen enumerated on bumper stickers or in chain emails. 

August 29, 2014 5:00 am
Student safety program just around the corner

Student safety program just around the corner

MUNSTER | The Munster Jr. Historical Society, in partnership with the Munster Police Department, is presenting a student safety program entitled Whistle Away Crime (WAC) for Munster school children of all ages. This life-saving program will teach children what to do if they become lost, hurt…

August 12, 2014 3:00 pm

Crossing the Line -- Motorcycle helmets

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Motorcycle helmets.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo cops rescue dog left in hot vehicle

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police and animal control officers rescued a dog left locked inside a hot vehicle parked outside Wal-Mart, 2400 Morthland Drive.

July 08, 2014 11:45 am
Pierre Thomas talks concussions, safety in NFL

Pierre Thomas talks concussions, safety in NFL

New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas was back in his hometown of Lansing, Illinois, for his annual youth football camp. He talked with the media about safety issues in the NFL and risk of lingering effects from concussions.

June 24, 2014 7:31 pm
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June 14, 2014 12:00 am
New NIPSCO center opens

New NIPSCO center opens

May 30, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Parents can get child car seats checked Saturday

LAKE STATION | NorthShore Health Centers is hosting a free Child Car Seat Clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at NorthShore, 2490 Central Ave. Certified staff will check each family's car seat, provide information on proper installation and work with parents to obtain a new car seat if th…

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

It's bike riding season, let's all be careful no matter the vehicle

I don’t recall at what age I learned to ride a bike. It was probably when I was 5 or 6, a pretty normal age for a skill that gave me a way out of the little world that I inhabited.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo creates grant to improve downtown fire safety

VALPARAISO | To encourage local business owners install fire alarms and sprinkler systems, the Valparaiso City Council approved the creation of the downtown fire safety grant program Monday.

May 12, 2014 10:30 pm
Locally made The Little Viper bites into U.S. market

Locally made The Little Viper bites into U.S. market

When Caroline Olah first designed The Little Viper, a pepper spray-filled bracelet attractive enough her daughters would wear it, she was thinking about safety for them, not appearing on the Steve Harvey show.

April 04, 2014 12:18 pm Photos

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Firefighter Phil works magic

Firefighter Phil works magic

Tom "Magic Tom" Rozoff gets some help from assistant and Winfield Elementary School first-grader Angel Escobedo during his presentation on fire safety at the school in Crown Point.

March 27, 2014 1:33 pm
Firefighter Phil works magic

Firefighter Phil works magic

Tom "Magic Tom" Rozoff gives a presentation on fire safety to Winfield Elementary School first-graders as part of the Firefighter Phil program at the school in Crown Point.

March 27, 2014 1:32 pm
Firefighter Phil works magic

Firefighter Phil works magic

Winfield Elementary School first-graders watch a presentation on fire safety by Tom "Magic Tom" Rozoff as part of the Firefighter Phil program at the school in Crown Point.

March 27, 2014 1:32 pm

Investigators: Workers were not warned before fatal mill accident

GARY | A state investigation has found a Gary company committed a serious safety violation in an accident that killed an ironworker and injured two others in November.

March 26, 2014 1:00 pm
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