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Statistics are just numbers until one of them touches your heart

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.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Gary homicides reaching alarming rate

Gary homicides reaching alarming rate

GARY | A deadly year has Gary's per capita homicide rate nearing numbers of national significance, and city officials are concerned.

October 26, 2013 10:45 pm Photos

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Interrupted ISTEP+ test results to get independent review

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.

June 10, 2013 11:45 am

Chicago police say crime was down in year's first quarter

CHICAGO | Chicago police say crime has decreased in the first three months of this year.

April 03, 2013 7:45 pm

Website provides Indiana health stats

A new website, launched with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives Hoosiers a look at the state of their health.

March 14, 2013 5:00 pm
Valparaiso police release '12 crime, crash statistics

Valparaiso police release '12 crime, crash statistics

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.

January 29, 2013 7:22 pm Related

Merrillville releases 2012 crime statistics

MERRILLVILLE | Police Chief Joseph Petruch isn't discouraged by the slight increase in overall crime in 2012 in Merrillville.

January 24, 2013 6:00 pm

Fight those statistics on the track or the trail

“How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you're a dead man? You go to work.”

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
NWI Index will track, forecast local economy

NWI Index will track, forecast local economy

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.

July 27, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Volleyball scoring's ambiguity keeps fans, media guessing which stats to believe

Volleyball scoring's ambiguity keeps fans, media guessing which stats to believe

Bishop Noll junior varsity volleyball players, including Kaitlin Grubesic (27), keep stats during the varsity game between the Warriors and Andrean on Tuesday.

September 23, 2010 3:15 am
Stat-keeping ambiguity reins in prep volleyball

Stat-keeping ambiguity reins in prep volleyball

Lowell non-starters keep stats during the varsity game on Monday evening against Lake Central.

September 22, 2010 10:16 am
Volleyball scoring lacks unified process

Volleyball scoring lacks unified process

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.

September 22, 2010 10:16 am
Volleyball stat-keeping remains ambiguous

Volleyball stat-keeping remains ambiguous

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.

September 22, 2010 10:16 am
Volleyball scoring's ambiguity keeps fans, media guessing which stats to believe

Volleyball scoring's ambiguity keeps fans, media guessing which stats to believe

Lake Central junior varsity volleyball player Megan Malatestinic keeps varsity stats for the Indians' varsity home game on Monday against Lowell.

September 22, 2010 10:16 am
Volleyball scoring's ambiguity keeps fans, media guessing which stats to believe

Volleyball scoring's ambiguity keeps fans, media guessing which stats to believe

Andrean non-varsity volleyball players keep stats during the Andrean varsity game with Bishop Noll on Tuesday in Merrillville.

September 22, 2010 10:16 am
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