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Cool waters on hot days

Cool waters on hot days

Beachgoers try to keep cool Thursday heading into Lake Michigan as a heatwave holds temperatures in the region above 100, and is expected to remain there until Sunday.

July 05, 2012 4:36 pm
Cool waters on hot days

Cool waters on hot days

Beachgoers try to keep cool Thursday in and near the waters of Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's West Beach in Portage.

July 05, 2012 4:36 pm
Report: Dunes drives millions into local communities

Report: Dunes drives millions into local communities

Beachgoers relax in the waters of Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's West Beach in Portage. Nearly 1.9 million lakeshore visitors spent the millions in surrounding communities, impacting the local economy and supporting 947 jobs in the area.

July 05, 2012 4:36 pm
Cool waters on hot days

Cool waters on hot days

Reese Dobkowski, 8, of New Lenox walks to West Beach on Thursday with her sister, Avery Dobkowski, 12, left, Dalilah Winston, 4, and Jonah Winston, of Orland Park.

July 05, 2012 4:20 pm
Cool waters on hot days

Cool waters on hot days

Kearsten Switzer, 16, of Kankakee, Ill., cools her feet in a bucket of water after walking across the sand at West Beach of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, taking several steps, then stopping to jump back in the bucket because the sand was so hot it burned her feet.

July 05, 2012 4:20 pm
Cool waters on hot days

Cool waters on hot days

Kearsten Switzer, 16, of Kankakee, Ill., cools her feet in a bucket of water after walking across the sand at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's West Beach. Residents from the area tried to keep cool Thursday, some by heading into Lake Michigan, as a heatwave holds temperatures in the region…

July 05, 2012 4:19 pm
West Side Academy's Curtis Lee looks to shoot

West Side Academy's Curtis Lee looks to shoot

GARY West Side Academy's Curtis Lee looks to shoot while East Chicago Central's Joshua Ochoa, left and Lee Epps defend during the first half of Thursday night's game at West Side. At right is East Central's Kenneth Lloyd and West Side's Rashaad Armstrong.

January 26, 2012 9:45 pm
East Chicago Central's Lee Epps wraps up a rebound

East Chicago Central's Lee Epps wraps up a rebound

GARY East Chicago Central's Lee Epps wraps up a rebound while West Side Academy's Arnold Wilson, left and Tremmell Powell defend at West Side's basket during the first half of Thursday night's game at West Side.

January 26, 2012 9:35 pm
West Side Academy's Tremmell Powell shoots a basket

West Side Academy's Tremmell Powell shoots a basket

GARY West Side Academy's Tremmell Powell shoots a basket while East Chicago Central's Kenneth Lloyd defends Thursday night during the first half of the Cougar's game against EC's Cardinals at West Side.

January 26, 2012 9:30 pm
EC Central's Hyron Edwards, West Side's Tremmel Powell No. 1 shot

EC Central's Hyron Edwards, West Side's Tremmel Powell No. 1 shot

E.C. Central's Hyron Edwards grabs a rebound while West Side's Tremmel Powell defends during Thursday's game.

January 26, 2012 8:50 pm
E.C. Central's Kenneth Lloyd, West Side's Tremmel Powell

E.C. Central's Kenneth Lloyd, West Side's Tremmel Powell

E.C. Central's Kenneth Lloyd, left and West Side's Tremmel Powell compete for a rebound under West Side's basket during the first half of Thursday night's game.

January 26, 2012 8:50 pm
West Side's Jare Glover, EC Central's Jeremiah Ochoa

West Side's Jare Glover, EC Central's Jeremiah Ochoa

West Side's Jare Glover drives on E.C. Central's Jeremiah Ochoa during the first half of Thursday's game.

January 26, 2012 8:50 pm
West Side's Tinon Hunter, Roosevelt Earielene Johnson

West Side's Tinon Hunter, Roosevelt Earielene Johnson

West Side's Tinon Hunter looks to shoot Tuesday night while Roosevelt's Earielena Johnson defends the play.

January 24, 2012 9:51 pm
Roosevelt's Takita Lenoir, West Side's Ashley Danzy

Roosevelt's Takita Lenoir, West Side's Ashley Danzy

Roosevelt's Takita Lenoir, center, eyes a loose ball along with West Side Academy's Ashley Danzy, left, and Lessia Smith, right on Tuesday night.

January 24, 2012 9:51 pm
West Side's Mariah Hopkins, Roosevelt's Dominque Bowlman

West Side's Mariah Hopkins, Roosevelt's Dominque Bowlman

West Side's Mariah Hopkins grabs a rebound at Roosevelt's basket while teammate Lexus Fox, right assists and Roosevelt's Dominique Bowman defends Tuesday night.

January 24, 2012 9:30 pm
Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Porter County sheriff's evidence technician Roger Bowles holds his arm after being bitten by a dog he was helping to remove form the home of Donna Montoya on Wednesday morning.

January 11, 2012 1:50 pm
Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Porter County sheriff's evidence technician Officer Roger Bowles grimaces after being bitten by a dog he was removing from the home of Donna Montoya on Wednesday morning. Porter County sheriff's Capt. Tom Henderson applies pressure to the wound while they wait for paramedics to arrive.

January 11, 2012 1:50 pm
Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Donna Montoya watches Wednesday while Porter County sheriff's Capt. Tom Henderson keeps dogs at bay and Porter County sheriff's evidence technician Officer Roger Bowles enters Montoya's home to take photographs.

January 11, 2012 1:45 pm
Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Police raid Chesterton-area home suspected of animal hoarding

Donna Montoya watches while Porter County sheriff's Capt. Tom Henderson keeps dogs at bay and Porter County sheriff's evidence technician Officer Roger Bowles enters Montoya's home to take photographs last month.

January 11, 2012 1:45 pm
011211animalhoarding, nearly 50 dogs at west chester twsp home

011211animalhoarding, nearly 50 dogs at west chester twsp home

Porter County Animal Control Officer Patrick Cassin holds onto a dog he lassoed as he prepares to load him for transport to a Porter County animal clinic Wednesday morning. Officials seized 27 more dogs Thursday, for a total of 82 over two days.

January 11, 2012 1:40 pm
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