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Portage man died of smoke inhalation

PORTAGE | Nokomis Musenaj may have been trying to put out the fire in his home Monday afternoon when he was overcome by smoke.

April 16, 2013 5:03 pm

Highland puts brakes on haunted house

HIGHLAND | A longtime Halloween tradition on 100th Place in Highland will not open this year after town building inspectors and state fire marshals deemed the haunted house an unsafe structure.

October 24, 2012 9:00 pm

Dry conditions spark fireworks concerns for state, area fire officials

The dry weather is sparking concerns about fireworks safety as the July 4 holiday approaches.

June 17, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Set limits but allow easy access

EDITORIAL: Set limits but allow easy access

With the right-to-work issue promising to bring numerous and voluminous protests this legislative session, limits have been set on how many people can protest at the Indiana Statehouse, the seat of power for the people's government. Limits are sensible indoors, but make them as liberal as po…

January 04, 2012 12:00 am Related

East Chicago parochial school remains closed under state order

EAST CHICAGO | St. Mary Catholic School on the city's north side remains closed pending a plan from the church to repair the building's crumbling upper floors.

August 25, 2011 5:30 pm
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