Last year, I wrote a column about the escalating number of deaths on Illinois highways. Every day, it seemed, the numbers kept climbing on the macabre overhead signs along the Dan Ryan Expressway.
GARY | A deadly year has Gary's per capita homicide rate nearing numbers of national significance, and city officials are concerned.
INDIANAPOLIS | A New Hampshire testing expert will determine the validity of results on Indiana's recent ISTEP+ standardized exam that saw nearly one in six student tests interrupted due to computer server problems at CTB-McGraw Hill, the test administrator.
CHICAGO | Chicago police say crime has decreased in the first three months of this year.
A new website, launched with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives Hoosiers a look at the state of their health.
VALPARAISO | Statistics released Tuesday by the Valparaiso Police Department for 2012 show a 14 percent decrease in the number of major crimes reported compared to 2011.
MERRILLVILLE | Police Chief Joseph Petruch isn't discouraged by the slight increase in overall crime in 2012 in Merrillville.
“How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you're a dead man? You go to work.”
Three years after the end the of the Great Recession, economic activity in Northwest Indiana still is muddling along at 1992 levels with no evidence of a rapid turnaround in sight.
Bishop Noll junior varsity volleyball players, including Kaitlin Grubesic (27), keep stats during the varsity game between the Warriors and Andrean on Tuesday.
Lowell non-starters keep stats during the varsity game on Monday evening against Lake Central.
With teams reporting statistics that aren't even recognized by the National Federation of High School Sports Associations, it is clear that the lack of a galvanized system of record-keeping is hindering the credibility of said stats.
Lowell freshman volleyball coach Lindsay Hall and junior varsity coach Monica Scheidt keep stats during the varsity volleyball game between Lowell and Lake Central in St. John on Monday.
Lake Central junior varsity volleyball player Megan Malatestinic keeps varsity stats for the Indians' varsity home game on Monday against Lowell.
Andrean non-varsity volleyball players keep stats during the Andrean varsity game with Bishop Noll on Tuesday in Merrillville.
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