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The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday voted 5-0 to borrow up to $35 million, which financial advisers say will close the last funding gap in its runway expansion project.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private operator wants to land a U.S. Customs station and is emphasizing the airport remains in the game for commercial airlines and charters.
Live poker returned to Ameristar Casino on Friday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting by East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland as employees toasted the event with champagne flutes.
A decade and a half ago, the Menomonee Valley in the heart of Milwaukee looked strikingly similar to the abandoned industrial landscapes that haunt Northwest Indiana cities.
A top congressional aide told the closing session of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities symposium Wednesday that the steel industry, educational institutions and environmental cleanups are all laying the foundation for Northwest Indiana's growth.
GARY | The local kickoff of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative in Gary took place at the Genesis Convention Center on Tuesday, with its initial speaker telling more than 200 community leaders that opportunity and talent are the keys to success.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales in June were on a par with the robust sales of last summer, with overall sales dropping a slight 3.1 percent as compared to June 2013, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
The Strong Cities, Strong Communities symposium closed its Tuesday session by learning how Moline, Ill., has solved many of the mass transit problems that have bedeviled Northwest Indiana.
A dump truck rolled over and burst into flames on Interstate 57 in Markham on Saturday morning, killing the 75-year-old driver and closing the southbound lanes for almost six hours.
An Indiana State Trooper apprehended two robbery suspects in Gary Friday morning after spotting a vehicle reported to have been involved in an armed robbery.
The Northwest Indiana RDA on Thursday accepted for consideration a transit-oriented development plan for downtown Valparaiso that city officials believe will set a standard for Northwest Indiana.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project will again miss a deadline for completion, with construction of the runway extension now projected to stretch into next year.
For the second year in a row, bus agencies have teamed up with Everybody Counts and other community groups to offer rides to the Lake County Fair.
With federal court oversight of Lake County bus agencies ending just two months ago, a disability-rights agency claims it has spotted evidence Porter County agencies are not providing rides as required by law.
A summer rise in homeowners and builders striking natural gas lines and other underground facilities is underway, with utilities urging people to always call Indiana 811, a free service that will mark all underground utilities.
The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors has hired long-time member Joe Wszolek as its new chief operating officer.
A 12-hour emergency closure on a 9-mile stretch of U.S. 30 that was expected to snarl traffic during the morning rush Thursday was nearly complete in just 2 1/2 hours.
Americans taking to the roads this Fourth of July holiday weekend will be paying the highest gasoline prices since 2008, as a break on prices expected in June never materialized.
Two and a half hours after the emergency closure of a 9-mile stretch of U.S. 30 was to begin, INDOT announced work was almost complete. The work was expected to take about 12 hours and affect the morning rush hour.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority's inaugural executive director has been appointed to the post of director of the new Northwest Indiana Engagement Office for Purdue University.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has chosen Corridor Capital LLC, of Chicago, as the finalist for operating the Hoosier State passenger train between Chicago and Indianapolis.
Some people question why Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private developer was allowed to meet its first $10 million investment benchmark with a development that has nothing to do with aviation or the airport.
Allison Eades remembers the excitement of seeing the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds performing at air shows when she was just a tyke.
Affordable, reliable and clean sources of energy for Hoosier businesses will be the topic of this year's annual Indiana Conference on Energy Management to take place Aug. 12-13 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport authority sought to fend off an inquiry into a possible violation of Indiana's Open Door law when it shut the public out of an April 23 meeting by arguing that no such meeting occurred.
Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority lawyer Lee Lane responds May 15 to Indiana Public Access Counselor inquiry.
Indiana Public Access Counselor Luke Britt's advisory opinion on Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority's public notice for April 23 executive session.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport soared into a sustainable future Wednesday night with the first certification of an environmentally green building within Gary city limits.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday took the first step toward borrowing $35 million to help pay for its $166 million runway expansion project.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales declined 4.6 percent in May, which marks the smallest year-over-year decline in sales yet this year, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
Interstate 90/94 westbound in Chicago at the Ontario Street Bridge will be closed for demolition of the bridge's final section this weekend.
Just a few months ago, the Illiana Expressway appeared to be on a fast track to construction, but recent events have thrown some speed bumps in its way.
Members of USW locals representing operations and clerical workers at NIPSCO have ratified five-year contracts calling for raises averaging a little more than 3 percent per year.
The Indiana Finance Authority continues to monitor the financial difficulties of the Indiana Toll Road, where operators who hold the 75-year lease are struggling to meet a June debt payment.
Indiana has run out of money for a statewide program to help people with summer cooling bills, but some local agencies are stepping into the gap to provide other utility assistance.
The disability-rights agency Everybody Counts has asked Indiana Attorney Greg Zoeller to look into why the bulk of funds earned by a defunct bus service in Hammond were sent to other communities.
NiSource Inc. is transferring 20 jobs from its Merrillville headquarters to a new office complex recently built in the Arena District of Columbus, Ohio.
The automatic tip many restaurants tack on the bill for large groups is getting another look in light of new Internal Revenue Service rules on how to report those tips as wages.
Bicycle/pedestrian bridges on a grand scale are popping up across Northwest Indiana, changing the look and feel of a region best known in the past for big industrial plants belching smoke and not so much for healthy living.
It has been 8 years since Indiana leased the Indiana Toll Road to a foreign consortium for $3.8 billion. What do you think of it now?
Toll Road views
New jobs boosted the Northwest Indiana economy in March and April, with an index of region economic growth showing the economy here outperformed that of both the state and nation.
The toll for a car going the length of the Indiana Toll Road will rise to $10 on July 1, and tolls on the Northwest Indiana barrier system will go up 10 cents at five toll booths as the road's private operator implements its annual increase.
Final federal approval for the Illiana Expressway has been delayed by concerns about endangered species and habitat that may be affected by construction of the 47-mile bistate expressway.
The drop in Northwest Indiana casino revenues slowed further in May, with total revenues down just 3.6 percent at the five gaming boats as compared to May 2013, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission's monthly revenue report.
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo said Friday his agency is promoting more pro-active safety programs for oil trains to prevent any incidents in the United States like the disaster in Lac-Megantic, Canada, that killed 47 people last July 6.
The disability-rights agency Everybody Counts is questioning why a local planning agency took $506,207 earned by a defunct bus system serving Hammond and distributed the bulk of it to bus providers in South Lake and Porter County.
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 has reached a tentative contract agreement with Superior Construction and union members were back on the job at construction sites Tuesday.
A "call before you dig" safety forum will be presented at 7 p.m. June 23, at the Indian Trail Grange Hall, 109 E. 181st Ave., on Ind. 2 east of Lowell.
Everybody Counts and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission have reached a settlement that appears to end more than 16 years of litigation but that probably won't end the bitter disagreements between the two.
NIPSCO has filed a request with state regulators to continue several electric energy efficiency programs for customers, including the popular home energy assessment and weatherization programs.
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