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HAMMOND | Protesters rallied outside the federal courthouse Wednesday in Hammond, demanding a stop to the federal sequestration and cuts to mental health services.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn used graduation ceremonies Sunday at South Suburban College to urge support for a proposal that would ban the sale or delivery of ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds at a time.
Indiana Sen. Dan Coats sold his soul last week.
VALPARAISO | The city is applying for a grant to develop a coordinated plan with other Porter County agencies to improve school safety.
SCHERERVILLE | Children throughout the region facing frightening events will be comforted by stuffed animals originally collected for Sandy Hook Elementary School students in Newtown, Conn.
As if gun control hasn't always been a hot button issue, recent events have caused this issue to become the center of conversations. The Aurora theater incident, the Sikh temple massacre, the Sandy Hook School shooting and the case of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher all have made…
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Watson Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Gretchen Pishkur has collected nearly 1,000 teddy bears to send to students affected by the Sandy Hook mass shooting.
The week following Valentine's Day 2008, my phone never stopped ringing. "More guns to teachers"; "fewer guns", "let's arm the student's" and "let's ban all guns" were among the emotionally charged messages hurled in my direction. Contained in each message was the requisite need to assign bl…
Last week's shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School and the notion that the world could end Friday has fueled rumors across the region and nation, many of them targeting schools. Police said three teens were arrested Wednesday and Thursday after making threats.
During this season of giving which represents the gift of life, just a few days before Christmas, no doubt most parents had shopped for Christmas gifts for children who are now no longer with them. You can imagine the pain they felt upon learning their children’s gift of life had been taken …
PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board President Glenda Owens' voice crackled at the start of Monday's meeting as she asked for a moment of silence in honor of those killed Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn.
SCHERERVILLE | Teddy bears have become a universal symbol of comfort for children traumatized by events in their lives.
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