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NWI has challenges, promise

NWI has challenges, promise

Northwestern Indiana mayors heard about the challenges and promise facing Northwest Indiana when it comes to economic development from a nationally known site selector on Thursday.

October 16, 2014 2:00 pm

Indiana police: Megabus crashes, 18 injured

INDIANAPOLIS | A double-decker passenger bus flipped onto its side on a highway in suburban Indianapolis on Tuesday after striking a crashed car, leaving 18 people with mostly minor injuries, police said.

October 14, 2014 4:12 pm
CN railroad opens new training center in Homewood

CN railroad opens new training center in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | The Canadian National Railway has a new training center in Homewood for all of its U.S.-based employees.

October 14, 2014 3:00 pm Photos


INDOT plans Ind. 55 repaving ahead of Illiana construction

The Indiana Department of Transportation plans a $4.5 million repaving project for a section of Ind. 55 that could host a key Illiana Expressway interchange.

October 14, 2014 2:30 pm

Residents believe plane crash in lot saved lives

CHICAGO | Residents in a suburban Chicago neighborhood were on Monday looking at scattered pieces of a small plane that crashed hours before, wondering if the last act of a pilot before his death was to find a vacant lot on a street crowded with houses to spare lives.

October 13, 2014 9:12 am

Mechanical issues delaying some South Shore trains

MICHIGAN CITY | Mechanical problems on westbound South Shore Train No. 110 caused delays for some commuters Monday morning.

October 13, 2014 7:21 am
Chicago-area air traffic center fully operational

Chicago-area air traffic center fully operational

AURORA, Ill. | A suburban Chicago air traffic center reopened early Monday, more than two weeks after damage from a deliberately set fire forced the cancellation of thousands of flights and disrupted travel nationwide, federal officials said.

October 13, 2014 6:38 am
RICH JAMES: It doesn't take courage to ignore a problem

RICH JAMES: It doesn't take courage to ignore a problem

Indiana has more than $2 billion in the bank, and its roads and bridges are crumbling at an ever-increasing rate.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Indiana roads, bridges hit funding potholes

EDITORIAL: Indiana roads, bridges hit funding potholes

Indiana has a long way to go to bring its roads and bridges up to shape, the Indiana Department of Transportation says. Anyone who has driven on area roads — or who has wanted to drive on the Cline Avenue Bridge — knows this is true.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

South Shore running extra trains for Chicago Marathon

The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District plans to run extra trains on Sunday to help accommodate riders traveling to the Chicago Marathon.

October 11, 2014 7:01 pm

Failure to invest in infrastructure threatens economy

INDIANAPOLIS | Decades of public policy focused on reducing government spending and cutting taxes have left the United States and Indiana with a legacy of crumbling roads and bridges and no money to fix them.

October 11, 2014 12:15 pm

New studies point out dangers of 'talking' to car

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should.

October 07, 2014 7:41 am

Obama landing gave Gary airport big lift

President Obama's landing and takeoff last week at Gary/Chicago International Airport gave the airport a brief spot in the national limelight and a chance to show the world what it can do.

October 06, 2014 6:15 pm

State police clearing I-94 wreck

Indiana State Police expect to soon have the far right westbound lanes cleared on Interstate 94 just west of Ind. 249 following a semi-trailer wreck there at about 2:45 p.m.

October 04, 2014 3:22 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Purdue murder and stiffer sentences

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Meeting will gather public input on public transit

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and the disability-rights agency Everybody Counts are hosting a meeting on public transportation on Oct. 29 at the Wicker Park Social Center, 2215 Ridge Road, Highland.

October 03, 2014 11:30 am

Railroad obstacles for motorists removed at 130th and Torrence in Hegewisch

CHICAGO | Motorists driving in Hegewisch won't be stopped by train traffic any longer at Torrence Avenue and 130th Street with the completion of an underpass.

October 02, 2014 11:45 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: When do we get our Toll Road back?

GUEST COMMENTARY: When do we get our Toll Road back?

Recent news that the Indiana Toll Road’s operators, Spain’s Cintra and Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd., filed for bankruptcy and that various banks and hedge funds are lining up to protect their interests in bankruptcy court should have Hoosiers scratching their heads.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am
Illiana Expressway opponents plan parade, rally

Illiana Expressway opponents plan parade, rally

Groups long opposed to the Illiana Expressway are urging like-minded residents to bring tractors, trucks and horses to two parades ending with a rally at the Will County Fairgrounds on Oct. 11.

September 30, 2014 5:17 pm Related
Auditor candidate wants state action on Toll Road bankruptcy

Auditor candidate wants state action on Toll Road bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is demanding Attorney General Greg Zoeller directly intervene in the Indiana Toll Road bankruptcy case to protect the state's financial interests.

September 30, 2014 5:00 pm
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