Members of the Union Volunteer Fire Department pass out smoke detectors at the Porter County Fair in 2012.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson gives the keys to the city to Jackson brothers, from left, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon as the famous brothers visited their boyhood home in 2012. Lake County commissioners on Wednesday voted to give nine abandoned properties near the Jackson home to the …
A 2011 water main break at Columbus Drive and Alder Street in East Chicago left the entire city without water service.
Workers from Hasse Construction repair a broken East Chicago water main in December 2011. The break was at Columbus Drive and Alder Street, but it affected a much larger area.
Janny Kleine checks on dairy cows at the Kleine Dairy Farm near Cedar Lake.
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CROWN POINT | South County Landscape owner Doug Molchan helps four-year-ols Skye Kistler of Lowell find the fish in a pond Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Garden and Pond Expo at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
Former East Chicago Police K-9 Officer Darrell Shaffer and bomb dog Eddy search for explosives in 2011 during training at the old Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell. Eddy, 11, is scheduled to be euthanized today.
NIPSCO employee Eddie Melton conducts a training session in May 2011. NIPSCO has launched a partnership with a few nonprofit groups to train its employees to serve as mentors to high school students. File photo.
A 24-ounce Porterhouse steak is on the menu at The Steakhouse at Majestic Star Casino.
The interior of The Steakhouse at Majestic Star Casino.
The new owner of the shuttered State Line Energy plant in Hammond says he is not planning an industrial use for the lakefront site and is instead picturing boats, homes and bike paths.
The exact impact of the Environment Protection Agency's proposed rule is unclear. Coal-fired plants such as the State Line Generating Plant in Hammond, shown here, have already been closing in recent years.
Larry CrislerSchool Bishop NollGrade:12Height:6'3Stats: 19.1 ppg., 8.7 rpg., 3.1 spg.Position:GNickname: Lar BearColleges recruiting me: Committed to Indiana for baseballMy favorite basketball player, why: Dirk Nowitzki: He did not have to join forces with another superstar to win a champion…
Arnold WilsonSchool: West SideGrade: Sr.Height: 6-2Stats: 18 ppg., 10 rpg.Position: GNickname: ManColleges recruiting me: IPFW, Wright StateMy favorite basketball player, why: LeBron James because he's an animalMy favorite pro/college team: SyracuseMy dream job: NBAMy No. 1 goal this season:…
A $17 million RDA matching grant for the Waterfront Revitalization Initiative in East Chicago will help fund the first phase of the work, which includes improvements at Jeorse Park Beach and the East Chicago Marina, shown here, as well as street and overpass work and demolition of vacant properties.
Brian Miller, left, Kevin Wool and Adam Paulson, founders of uglychristmassweaterparty.com.
Citlali LopezSchool: WhitingGrade: SeniorPosition: GNickname: CiCiColleges recruiting me/where I've committed: not yetMy favorite basketball player, why: Skylar Diggins, she works hard to be the best and that she plays phenomenal basketball, she works even harder, she's competitive and shows…
The city of East Chicago is vigorously pursuing its proposal for a new $400 million shipping port on Lake Michigan. The port would be located on the east side of the peninsula jutting out into Lake Michigan, where many of ArcelorMittal's steel-making facilities are located.
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