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Dog parks and dog-friendly facilities dot the area from Chicago’s beaches through Porter County. Most charge an annual membership fee and all require proof of up-to-date immunization for the canine family member.
Stony, aka “The Sheriff,” barrels up and down the steep grassy hill, breaking up any rough-housing he sees.
GARY | Music is the universal language, and on Sept. 13 members of the city’s police, fire and public safety departments will burst into song during a concert at West Side High School auditorium
MUNSTER | Finding bargains on great accessories, such as purses and jewelry, now ranks among the most popular national pastimes, and has even spurred competitions among consumers to find the best at the lowest price.
MUNSTER | Hundreds of adults from throughout Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs in Illinois gathered Friday morning at Family Christian Center, seeking to connect with job opportunities.
SCHERERVILLE | Like the tomatoes and peppers they’re growing in an adjacent half-acre field, 10 male residents of Campagna Academy diagnosed with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities are blossoming thanks to a partnership with Planting Possibilities and the Legacy Foundation.
CROWN POINT | Lake County’s consolidated E-911 system took a giant leap forward Thursday with the approval of a more than $10 million budget for 2015 and news that full-time dispatchers will be hired in the next few weeks.
HIGHLAND | Torrential downpours and a flooded parking lot at Wicker Memorial Park couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds of craft beer lovers who gathered Saturday at the park’s social center for Pints in the Park.
GARY | “You don’t just find justice like it’s sitting on a shelf at Wal-Mart. You demand it. You create it.”
PORTAGE | Business at the Ports of Indiana Burns Harbor continues to grow with more ships use the facility this year and more cargo tonnage processed.
GARY | It’s a message that echoes throughout the United States and the world – end the violence that destroys neighborhoods and nations, and provide access to good education and employment for all people regardless of race, national origin or abilities.
CROWN POINT | Four sanitary sewer and ditch maintenance projects moved forward a step with bids opened at Wednesday’s meeting of the Lake County Drainage Board.
CROWN POINT | Another clash about the cost of the federally mandated overhaul of Lake County Jail erupted at the Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday.
Stopping by after school one day a month to pick up frozen Market Day items ordered from a printed flyer has been a tradition for many local families for decades.
CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin no longer needs to provide her pre-primary election campaign finance reports to the Lake County Election Board after that group voted unanimously Tuesday to dismiss the issue.
CROWN POINT | Welding work at the Lake County Government Center sparked a fire about 10 a.m. Tuesday, filling the facility with an acrid smell and closing Building A for the remainder of the day.
LYNWOOD | As a thunderstorm moved in Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn and dozens of state and local officials gathered to break ground for a $29.6 million major grade separation of the Canadian National tracks along U.S. 30.
CROWN POINT | Torrential rains on July 17 washed out the Indiana Ballet Theatre’s outdoor Bastille Day fundraiser on the grounds of the future Classical Arts Centre, a historical building a block north of the Lake County Government Center.
CROWN POINT | American patriots serve their country and community, frequently at their own expense and without recognition.
The roller coaster ride continues with gas prices spiking once again this week in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area, including Cook and Will counties.
MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster is in rough financial straits, including being behind on NIPSCO bills, according to information provided at Monday’s School Board meeting.
EAST CHICAGO | Monday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at the city’s HealthLinc facility at 1333 W. Chicago Ave. signaled a new era of bringing affordable primary medical and behavioral health care to the community.
GARY | Bringing companies with high-paying jobs to Gary will take the restoration of the city’s image as a good place to do business where the payment of fees or favors to officials isn’t necessary.
MUNSTER | This weekend brings thousands of Polish Catholics to town as part of a two-day, 33-mile pilgrimage from St. Michael Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side to Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine in Merrillville.
MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson on Wednesday touted the efforts of her office to consolidate business services, investigate investment fraud and help Hoosier businesses connect with credible investors.
CROWN POINT | Ahkeem Shakur Scott-Manna’s first murder trial in early March ended with a hung jury.
CROWN POINT | Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a Gary man charged with molesting the daughter of a former girlfriend over a period of years.
CROWN POINT | “Mr. Curtis brought a gun to a fist fight,” said Lake Criminal Court Judge Samuel Cappas Friday in sentencing Shelben T. Curtis, 47, to a total of 50 years to be served in the Indiana Department of Correction for voluntary manslaughter and aggravated battery.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez Friday sentenced 17-year-old Donnell D. Wilson to a total of 183 years in prison for murdering two brothers in Gary on March 17, 2013, a robbery while armed of another man, and conspiracy to commit criminal gang activity.
EAST CHICAGO | Gun violence in the city continues to claim lives and, at 6 p.m. tonight, a Peace Walk to end that violence will bring together political and business leaders as well as families of victims.
CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors will be able to amend the grand jury indictment against a Lake County police officer to include a charge of conversion, thanks to a ruling Thursday by Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced an 18-year-old Gary man to 61 years in prison Thursday for two crimes he admitted committing in Gary on March 17, 2013.
CROWN POINT | As a juvenile, Timothy S. Shannon bounced around the criminal justice system, accumulating multiple arrests in Lake and Cook counties.
CROWN POINT | Carl Blount, 26, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the shooting death of Gary police Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield in Lake County criminal court.
HAMMOND | Romantic entanglements, a magical forest ruled by fairies, a mischievous spirit who loves to bedevil humans and fairies alike and puns that can be downright bawdy – it’s all part the comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare.
CROWN POINT | The 2014 Lake County Fair showcases agriculture as it has for 162 years, but there’s much more, from the carnival and live entertainment to grandstand shows and food.
“The music is fun, the atmosphere, the camaraderie …"
MERRILLVILLE | Dancing for four to nine hours a day over two weeks requires dedication and stamina.
GARY | Eddie Melton said his two young sons especially inspire him to make a difference in the lives of African-American men and boys in Indiana.
MUNSTER | A $60 million to $70 million expansion project has begun at Franciscan Healthcare-Munster to create a medical center campus.
CROWN POINT | Carl Le’Elllis Blount, who was charged Thursday by Lake County prosecutors with killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield, appeared Friday for his arraignment in the Lake County Jail magistrate’s court.
CROWN POINT | A melee in the parking lot outside Lake Criminal Court followed an omnibus hearing Thursday for Hammond resident David Garza, who faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges for driving while intoxicated in a fatal traffic crash in Hammond in November.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez reduced by half Thursday the $200,000 bond for a Gary man being held in Lake County Jail on multiple felony charges for attempted armed robbery, but the defendant will remain in custody.
MUNSTER | It took an intensive around-the-clock construction effort lasting nearly 4 1/2 months, but the Strack & Van Til at 12 Ridge Road now boasts a new look, a new focus on fresh foods and a new brand of energy-efficiency.
Whether caused by long trains or construction, traffic back-ups along U.S. 30 near the Indiana-Illinois state line create headaches for drivers, municipal officials, law enforcement and emergency services personnel.
HAMMOND | Jumbo plastic chess pieces set up Saturday in the gym at the Jean Shepherd Community Center during the Mayor’s Open Chess Tournament proved to be larger than many of those playing the game.
CROWN POINT | A former Highland High School teacher and coach charged in late 2011 with six felony counts of inappropriate relationships with three students goes on trial Feb. 16, if a plea agreement can’t be hammered out.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Criminal Court Judge Clarence Murray on Friday sentenced 39-year-old Gary resident Steven L. Walker to 35 years in prison, with the last three years to be served on probation for killing his close friend George L. Lewis on Oct. 1, 2010.
GARY | Like the enormous T-Rex of movie fame, the 160-ton excavator tore through the house at 2331 Jackson St. on Tuesday, reducing it to rubble in about 10 minutes.
PORTAGE | Crime knows no borders, but science, technology and cooperation between law enforcement can solve crimes and bring those who commit them to justice.
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