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CROWN POINT | Like many this Christmas, Lake officials want the latest electronics, in this case $36.2 million in public safety communications hardware for its new consolidated E-911 services.
CHICAGO | A Hobart man was arrested Tuesday night and is accused of fighting with a Chicago officer and paramedics, police said.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools board members pondered on Wednesday whether the district should participate in a program that would bring foreign students into the high school.
WESTVILLE | A local orthodontist has donated $1 million to Purdue University North Central in support of its new Student Services and Activities Complex building, slated to begin construction next fall.
WINFIELD | A comprehensive new law will soon keep peddlers, solicitors and fundraising groups off the town’s streets, and anyone violating this new ordinance faces up to a $2,500 fine.
HAMMOND | Richard Van Orman, Purdue University Calumet professor emeritus of history and John F. Kennedy scholar, discussed the theories surrounding the assassination of the nation's 35th President during a program Tuesday sponsored by PUC's Department of History and Political Science.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University professor and her students have partnered with local emergency responders to develop a state-of-the-art system for managing disasters using the 2008 Munster flood as a model.
CROWN POINT | A forensic pathologist Wednesday detailed injuries to fallen Lake County correctional officer Britney Meux that spanned her body from head to foot.
The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to 20-below or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to deal with unexpectedly cool temperatures. In Minnesota, the cold has f…
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston warms up before an NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. The prosecutor overseeing the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Winston says it is completed. State Attorney…
The prosecutor overseeing the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston said Wednesday that it is completed.
The fate of an Arizona inmate who kidnapped and murdered a retired Oklahoma couple following a 2010 prison break went to the jury Wednesday, the final phase in a rare and lengthy New Mexico death penalty trial.
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows second grade teacher Heather Black working with Ingrid Soracco, 7, right, on her e-book assignment using an iPad at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Needed to keep a school building running these days
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows Isabelle Fontana, 7, working on two iPads for an e-book about Thanksgiving in her second grade classroom at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Isabelle was working on the text as a classmate made drawings to be photographed and inserted in the …
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows Ella Russell, 7, working on an e-book on an iPad during her second grade class at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Needed to keep a school building running these days
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows Clara Miller, 7, working on an e-book on an iPad in her second grade class at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Needed to keep a school building running these days
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows Josie Barton, 7, left, recording audio into an iPad for an iMovie project with classmate Marin Peale, 7, in their multi-grade first and second grade class at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Needed to keep a school building running these days
Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity _ and broadband.
A woman braces against the cold and blowing snow on Denver's 16th Street Mall on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. A wintry storm pushing through the Rockies and Midwest is bringing bitterly cold temperatures and treacherous driving conditions. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
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