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Valpo police will greet students, staff when school begins Wednesday

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso students returning to school on Wednesday will be greeted by Valparaiso police officers.

August 19, 2014 12:00 am
Drivers beware: Buses are back on the road and kids are in the zone

Drivers beware: Buses are back on the road and kids are in the zone

As the school year gets underway, thousands of buses carrying tens of thousands of students will begin flooding the streets of Northwest Indiana and south suburban Chicago. 

August 11, 2014 12:47 pm
Parents can follow children to school via GPS

Parents can follow children to school via GPS

PORTAGE | Parents here will be able to follow their children to school this fall without ever leaving the comfort of their homes.

July 23, 2014 6:25 pm

Police: Valparaiso student approached by man in van near school bus stop

VALPARAISO | Police are investigating the report of a man approaching a 13-year-old as she walked to a bus stop.

June 05, 2014 9:30 am

Senate kills camera enforcement for school bus stop-arm violations

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to use cameras in enforcing school bus stop-arm violations will not get a final Senate vote and is dead for the year.

March 03, 2014 6:41 pm

Senate panel warily endorses camera enforcement for school bus stop-arm violations

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved plan for cameras to nab motorists driving around the extended stop-arms of school buses that are picking up or dropping off children advanced out of a Senate committee Wednesday, 8-3, but remains on shaky ground.

February 26, 2014 5:00 pm

Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related

House backs camera enforcement for school bus stop-arm violations

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 72-22 Thursday to authorize camera enforcement of school bus stop-arm violations.

January 30, 2014 6:30 pm

Panel OKs camera enforcement for school bus stop-arms

INDIANAPOLIS | A reluctant House Roads and Transportation Committee agreed Thursday to advance a proposal for camera enforcement of school bus stop arm violations.

January 23, 2014 2:00 pm Related

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EDITORIAL: Ticket stop-arm violators, not their cars

Putting cameras on the stop arms of Indiana school buses is a good idea, but only if they're used properly.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am

School bus cameras could nab stop-arm violators

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier motorists driving past a school bus with its stop arm deployed, as it picks up or drops off children, may soon get a $300 ticket in the mail.

January 20, 2014 4:15 pm Related

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Let students walk to nearest school bus stop

I am a parent of a Griffith Middle School student who feels Griffith public schools, specifically transportation, is making parents choose between their child's education and their health and safety.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Dermody persuades panel to revise guns-at-schools plan

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Tom Dermody, R-LaPorte, skillfully handled a controversial guns-at-schools proposal Wednesday during his first meeting as chairman of the House Public Policy Committee.

January 15, 2014 5:00 pm Related

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School bus involved in crash

School bus involved in crash

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A woman was ejected from her car in a crash at 8:49 a.m. Wednesday at U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West.

October 09, 2013 11:00 am Photos

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Minor injuries in Union Township school bus crash

Minor injuries in Union Township school bus crash

UNION TOWNSHIP | A few young people suffered what appeared to be minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after a Union Township School Corp. bus failed to yield to a pickup truck and a collision resulted, according to Porter County police.

May 08, 2013 5:48 pm Photos

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Pence signs school safety grants, 40 other measures into law

INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations can each seek up to $50,000 in matching state funds to hire local police as school resource officers under a new law signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 07, 2013 2:00 pm Related

Plan for unlicensed school chiefs heads to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 55-40 Monday to allow school corporations to hire any person as superintendent so long as he or she has a master's degree in any subject.

April 22, 2013 4:06 pm Related

Two Highland High students in custody after fight on bus

HIGHLAND | Two Highland High School students were removed from a school bus Wednesday afternoon after getting into a fight, officials said.

April 17, 2013 6:22 pm
Hobart school, city officials discuss Lillian Street future

Hobart school, city officials discuss Lillian Street future

HOBART | City and school officials say they plan to work together to resolve traffic issues on Lillian Street.

April 02, 2013 5:20 pm Photos

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Hobart man charged with OWI after school bus crash

HOBART | A 66-year-old Hobart man was charged with drunken driving after he was involved in a crash with a school bus last week, police said.

March 22, 2013 7:45 pm
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