A new owner has bought a large chunk of the former State Line Energy plant property in Hammond, including the historic Art Deco generating station where workers burned coal to produce electricity for more than eight decades.
Work on the $3.8 billion modernization of BP's Whiting Refinery will wind down this year, but a big maintenance project on a gasoline-producing unit is slated for early next year.
Drawing a sold out crowd, Lollapalooza features everyone from Jack White to Hailey Reinhart to AVICCI during its three-day festival in Grant Park.
The Pierogi Fest is an excellent way for the people of Whiting, Indiana to celebrate their Polish heritage while poking a little fun at themselves at the same time.
WHITING| DNA evidence recovered at the scene of a March home invasion led to new felony charges Thursday against a Whiting man accused of gunning down a romantic rival in May, police said.
Last summer, looking at possible cover photos is what got us thinking about patriotism, beautiful days and holidays. Counting on a big election year, the Olympics and summertime staples like air shows, county fairs, baseball, music festivals and events that call for a display of our flag, we…
Imagine succumbing to the sizzling heat and wading into cool sparkling waters, diving in like a mermaid, the waves rolling your body back and forth under a clear blue sky, your joy and laughter echoing into the air.
The growth of the Calumet Region has depended on the output of individuals passionate about what they do.
Lake County has a broad enough expanse to contain the blast furnaces of Gary Works, the bayous of the Grand Kankakee Marsh, the cat crackers of BP Whiting Refinery and the gaming floors of Hammond's Horseshoe Casino.
It's difficult to think of the desert when you're in the deep freeze, surrounded by massive piles of snow and ice, but you should. Unfortunately, what's happening in and near Egypt's desert isn't going to give you warm thoughts, although BP's Whiting Refinery might.
When your neighbor throws a party that gets a little loud, a simple phone call to the police should quiet them down. The same applies to barking dogs and animal control. However, when it's a multibillion-dollar company causing the disturbance, things aren't quite so simple.
WHITING | A Whiting man arrested in an alleged weekend business robbery admitted he previously robbed the same store three times, police said.
WHITING | The Whiting Public Library, 1735 Oliver St., will have an open house from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday to introduce its on-site WorkOne Access Point.
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