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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
E.C. Central's Hyron Edwards grabs a rebound while West Side's Tremmel Powell defends during Thursday's game.
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.
West Side's Jare Glover drives on E.C. Central's Jeremiah Ochoa during the first half of Thursday's game.
West Side's Tinon Hunter looks to shoot Tuesday night while Roosevelt's Earielena Johnson defends the play.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dogs wait near a fenced-in area of a yard surrounding the home of Donna Montoya on Wednesday morning as Porter County sheriff and Animal Control officers prepare to remove animals. Montoya, who has lived in the two-story Westchester Township home for six years, had more than 50 dogs living i…
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