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.
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.
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