LANSING | Lansing police are warning residents of a lottery scam that is circulating in the area.
CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning senior citizens of a scam in which people knock on doors pretending to be a worker, but has no proper identification and is really there to rob the residents, according to a news release.
HAMMOND | Who wants to be rich? Let's face it, we've all thought about how fun it would be to be a millionaire. When the lottery hits $200 million, many of us run out and buy a ticket. We chat with our friends about the cars and the houses we would buy.
This week on "Lakeshore Focus," airing on Lakeshore Public Television, host Keith Kirkpatrick will be joined by Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon.
The many pictures and news reports of massive destruction and loss of life and property from Hurricane Sandy is triggering an urge for people to help. But it's important that donors know where their money is actually going, said a Purdue University cybersecurity expert.
This week on "Lakeshore Focus," airing on Lakeshore Public Television, host Keith Kirkpatrick will be joined by two individuals who left Northwest Indiana for a considerable portion of their lives and have now returned.
Indiana State Superintendent of Schools Tony Bennett will discuss his re-election campaign on "Lakeshore Focus," airing Friday night on Lakeshore Television.
Scams on the rise and what people can do to protect themselves will be the subject of discussion on "Lakeshore Focus," airing Friday night on Lakeshore Television.
MERRILLVILLE | A representative from the Indiana attorney general's office will host a program at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Lake County Public Library's central branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.
A Garden Walk, “June is Bustin’ Out All Over,” featuring 11 gardens in Hobart will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, hosted by the Lake County Master Gardeners Association.
A crimson light twinkles and another life is saved. A tree lighting ceremony will be held for the Hearts of Hope program at 4 p.m. today at St. Mary Medical Center's west patient lobby, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart.
Hobart American Legion Post 54 and Hobart VFW Post 5365 both held the annual Children's Christmas Party for member families Sunday. Entertainment was provided by Smiling Faces Clown and magician Jerry Herzog.
Be extra cautious as you dash about this holiday season, warns Lt. Jack Grennes of the Hobart Police Department. It is really nice that we have the Christmas spirit and people are happy and friendly, but watch your belongings.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana homeowners victimized in foreclosure-rescue scams are among 74 Hoosiers who will share in a $60,000 payment from the state's new Consumer Protection Assistance Fund.
HIGHLAND | A community Crime Watch meeting will be held by the Highland Police Department at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. James the Less Parish Hall, 9640 Kennedy Ave.
GLENWOOD | Village President Kerry Durkin warned Glenwood seniors on Tuesday about an insurance agency he said has been going around claiming to represent the village.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | Police are advising residents to always ask for proper identification after an elderly woman reported being robbed by someone she believed to be a utility worker.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to verify the legitimacy of charities and other organizations before donating money to assist victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
Snow makes it seem more like Christmas. I think too many people were dreaming of a white Christmas and their wishes came true last weekend, leaving Hobart and much of Northwest Indiana snowbound until the wind died down and the plows could clear the roads.
Last Sunday, one of the members of St. Stephen Episcopal Church made an announcement after the service about a new soup kitchen open to anyone in need of a good healthy meal and the friendship of others.
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