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…
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.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police and animal control officers rescued a dog left locked inside a hot vehicle parked outside Wal-Mart, 2400 Morthland Drive.
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.
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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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DYER | Federal labor officials are fining a Dyer-based company $195,570 for six safety violations inspectors found at an Illinois plant last year, but the business is appealing.
MERRILLVILLE | A former welder's helper who overcame a near-fatal workplace accident and went onto to be a inspiration speaker will keynote a local safety conference.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 67-28 Monday to limit the ability of cities and towns to regulate rental properties in their communities.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 72-22 Thursday to authorize camera enforcement of school bus stop-arm violations.
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.
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