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Flashing yellow signals coming to U.S. 30 and U.S. 6

Flashing yellow signals coming to U.S. 30 and U.S. 6

The Indiana Department of Transportation will be installing new traffic signals to several intersections along U.S. 30 and U.S. 6 in both Lake and Porter counties.

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Distraction a factor in 6 in 10 teen driver crashes

WASHINGTON | Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.

March 25, 2015 1:53 pm Related

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Spring snow makes for slippery roads

Spring snow makes for slippery roads

Police throughout the region warned of slick roads Monday, with numerous slide-off and spin-out crashes reported.

March 23, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Ramp from northbound I-65 to eastbound I-80 reopens after rollover

Ramp from northbound I-65 to eastbound I-80 reopens after rollover

LAKE STATION | The northbound ramp from northbound Interstate 65 to eastbound Interstate 80 reopened just before 10:30 a.m., nearly six hours after a semi rollover closed it.

March 20, 2015 10:21 am
C.P. motorcyclist, 25, dies of injuries  suffered in crash

C.P. motorcyclist, 25, dies of injuries suffered in crash

CROWN POINT | A 25-year-old Crown Point man died as a result of injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash on the square there Sunday, officials said.

March 18, 2015 5:04 pm Related
Toll Road entrance to close for three months

Toll Road entrance to close for three months

A second ramp will be closed at the Lake Station (Exit 21) interchange between the Indiana Toll Road and Interstate 80/94.

March 18, 2015 8:43 am
Victims of fatal school bus accident near Kouts identified

Victims of fatal school bus accident near Kouts identified

PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The two people killed in a Tuesday morning crash involving a school bus near Kouts have been identified.

March 18, 2015 8:30 am Related

Water main break closes Highland street

HIGHLAND | Highland officials are asking drivers to avoid Kleinman Road between Ridge and Wirth roads due to a water main break there.

March 17, 2015 10:50 am

Stuck railroad gates jam Griffith traffic

GRIFFITH | Railroad crossing gates on the Canadian National Railway Co. tracks in the 100 block of Broad Street just south of Main Street caused traffic jams downtown after becoming stuck in the down position early Friday morning.

March 13, 2015 7:45 am
Misdemeanor OWI charge filed v. Carter's son

Misdemeanor OWI charge filed v. Carter's son

CROWN POINT | Senior Prosecuting Attorney David Thomas filed a misdemeanor operating while intoxicated charge Thursday against Bernard A. Carter II, the son of Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter.

March 12, 2015 7:35 pm

630 ticketed during extra Hammond patrols; police warn more in store

HAMMOND | Hammond officers issued a total of 630 citations last month while working 27 extra traffic patrols, and more enforcement efforts are planned for this month, police said.

March 12, 2015 12:00 am
Police identify 2 killed in crashes along foggy stretch of I-65

Police identify 2 killed in crashes along foggy stretch of I-65

Multiple crashes on a foggy 30-mile stretch of Interstate 65 south of Remington late Tuesday killed two people, sent many others to hospitals and forced a 15-hour closure of the highway, police said.

March 11, 2015 7:15 pm Photos

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Valpo police cracking down on Ind. 49 following Saturday crash

Valpo police cracking down on Ind. 49 following Saturday crash

VALPARAISO | City police intend to crack down on dangerous driving along the local stretch of Ind. 49 following Saturday's accident at the intersection of County Road 500 North.

March 09, 2015 2:43 pm Related
Grade separation looms large on Munster's horizon

Grade separation looms large on Munster's horizon

An artist's rendering shows the southwest view of the 45th Street grade separation in Munster.

March 08, 2015 12:00 am
Ice, wintry mix creating dangerous road conditions

Ice, wintry mix creating dangerous road conditions

Police warned of icy, slick road conditions throughout the region early Tuesday.

March 03, 2015 11:01 am Photos

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Icy morning commute expected

Icy morning commute expected

A Tweet from the Indiana Department of Transportation's Northwest regional office Monday morning summed up the feelings of many in the region in under 140 characters: 

March 02, 2015 7:10 pm Photos

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Snow expected in region overnight

Portions of the region could see a dusting to up to 5 inches of snow by Sunday afternoon.

February 28, 2015 10:30 pm
Bistate chase, armed I-94 standoff ends in LaPorte Co. arrest

Bistate chase, armed I-94 standoff ends in LaPorte Co. arrest

MICHIGAN CITY | A man chased by police across portions of two states after allegedly firing shots at an Illinois Walgreen's was in custody Saturday morning in LaPorte County after an armed standoff Friday night on Interstate 94 near Michigan City.

February 28, 2015 10:00 pm Photos

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1 hurt in crash on Interstate 94 near Chesterton

CHESTERTON | One person was taken to a hospital Thursday after a car spun out on eastbound Interstate 94 near Chesterton and became stuck under a semi's trailer, police said.

February 26, 2015 10:00 pm
Cold moves in following two days of snow

Cold moves in following two days of snow

Cold was expected to again grip the region Friday following two days of snow that caused headaches for rush-hour commuters.

February 26, 2015 7:45 pm Photos

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