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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Something good out of winter of ‘14

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Something good out of winter of ‘14

Spring, it seems, has finally arrived, or so it seems. The gunmetal gray snow that has stood at the end of my driveway like a frozen monument has finally been vanquished, and the first anemic sparrow arrived back in my yard from parts unknown. I must admit he looks worse for his winter wear,…

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Driver faces OWI charges after hitting S'ville building

SCHERERVILLE | Police said a Gary man was intoxicated when he failed to stop at a three-way intersection Sunday and drove into a Schererville apartment building.

March 31, 2014 12:01 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

When tragedy strikes, emergency responders spring into action.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Couple injured in three-car collision on Cline Avenue

HIGHLAND | A motorist exiting the Borman Expressway on the southbound Cline Avenue ramp careened across all lanes of traffic causing a three-car collision, Lake County Sheriff's spokesman Patti Van Til said Friday.

January 04, 2013 9:14 pm

Crashes on icy I-65 send four to area hospitals

MERRILLVILLE | Icy conditions Saturday on Interstate 65 in Merrillville resulted in six vehicles colliding, sending four to area hospitals.

December 29, 2012 3:00 pm
Students, 2 drivers injured in Union Township bus crash

Students, 2 drivers injured in Union Township bus crash

UNION TOWNSHIP | Four people, including two students, were sent to local hospitals Thursday after a school bus and an SUV collided, officials said.

December 20, 2012 6:28 pm Photos

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Suspect apprehended after taking off in Lynwood squad

LYNWOOD | A man is in custody after allegedly taking off in a Lynwood squad car and leading police on a brief chase through the village before wrecking the vehicle, police said.

December 11, 2012 9:20 am
Man pleads guilty to fleeing crash resulting in death

Man pleads guilty to fleeing crash resulting in death

VALPARAISO | A Portage man pleaded guilty Tuesday to leaving the scene of an April 2 accident that resulted in the death of a man driving a mo-ped.

November 20, 2012 2:30 pm

Man dies after his rig strikes disabled semi in Newton Co.

LAKE VILLAGE | A South Bend man was killed after his vehicle slammed into the back of a disabled semitrailer Tuesday, authorities said.

October 31, 2012 9:00 pm
Semi hauling scaffolding rolls over on I-80/94 near Ripley, snarls traffic

Semi hauling scaffolding rolls over on I-80/94 near Ripley, snarls traffic

Scaffolding is strewn across the westbound lanes of Interstate 80/94 near Ripley Street on Tuesday after a semitrailer rolled over.

October 30, 2012 2:07 pm
Woman crashes car into Griffith restaurant

Woman crashes car into Griffith restaurant

GRIFFITH | A 23-year-old Griffith woman crashed her car into Niko's Steak and Seafood early Sunday after apparently suffering a medical condition, police said.

September 17, 2012 8:30 pm

Toll Road lane reopens near Ind. 149 after semi accident

PORTAGE | The right lane of the eastbound Indiana Toll Road at mile marker 25 near Ind. 149 remains reopened just before 8 a.m., some nine hours after a semi drove into a ditch, losing its load of steel coils.

July 26, 2012 7:55 am
State trooper hit by van while helping stranded driver near Michigan City

State trooper hit by van while helping stranded driver near Michigan City

An Indiana State Police trooper was hit by a car Wednesday on Interstate 94 near Michigan City after getting out of his squad to help a motorist stopped on the side of the expressway.

June 20, 2012 1:30 pm

Cedar Lake man, 35, dies of injuries suffered in C.P. crash

A 35-year-old Cedar Lake man died early Friday as a result of injuries suffered in a March 6 accident in Crown Point, officials said.

March 23, 2012 10:30 am

Chicago Heights man dies from injuries in pedestrian-car accident

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A local man died Friday afternoon of injuries he suffered in a traffic accident earlier in the week.

March 03, 2012 10:45 am
No one injured when car crashes into Lansing IHOP

No one injured when car crashes into Lansing IHOP

LANSING | No one was injured when a driver accidentally crashed into the International House of Pancakes restaurant at 16851 Torrence Ave., police said.

January 24, 2012 7:00 pm
Car wreck damages Hammond home

Car wreck damages Hammond home

HAMMOND | A car accident left one man hospitalized Saturday afternoon after what witnesses describe as a drag race gone wrong.

October 15, 2011 8:20 pm

Lincoln-Way East mourns death of freshman cross-country runner

FRANKFORT, Ill. | A 14-year-old freshman cross-country runner from Lincoln-Way East High School died Thursday after being hit by a car while running in the area of 104th Avenue and Cal-Sag Road in unincorporated Palos Township, the Cook County Sheriff's office and the school announced.

September 16, 2011 11:15 am

Motorcycle racing leads to crash, brain injuries and charges

A 27-year-old Gary man allegedly racing his motorcycle on the Borman Expressway Wednesday night suffered brain injuries after losing control and being thrown from the back of the bike, police said.

August 18, 2011 6:38 am

Valparaiso man dies in Will County accident

A 27-year-old Valparaiso man died Thursday afternoon at the scene of an accident in Will County.

May 21, 2011 11:30 am
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