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GARY | A debate on who will get any new jobs generated at Gary/Chicago International Airport continued Wednesday night at a public forum on the public-private partnership agreement recently forged there.
Construction workers place a section of a hike and bike bridge Wednesday on an old Monon line railroad trestle over the Little Calumet River in Hammond.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales dropped 8.6 percent in April as compared to April 2013, marking the third month in a row sales have fallen on a year-over-year basis.
SCHERERVILLE | Three people escaped from an accidental fire started by a candle that engulfed the front of their home at 1301 Kennedy Ave. Thursday night.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority voted Thursday contribute $3.3 million to help close deals for two companies that want to create 285 jobs in the region.
The Indiana Public Access counselor has issued an advisory opinion that the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority improperly noticed a closed meeting and technically violated the state's Open Door Law.
GARY | Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private operator AvPorts will begin interviews of all airport staff this week in preparation for decisions on hiring to be made in the coming weeks.
A Times analysis of Canadian National operating reports for February shows blockages of 10 minutes or more have tripled during the past two years
A Thursday night hearing on a 17.2 percent rate hike for Indiana American Water featured the first stand against a utility rate increase by the administration of Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.
GRIFFITH | Sometimes people will dash out of their cars and run into Eric Gutridge's gunsmith shop on Broad Street and ask if he can blue a barrel or work on a gun sight.
Indiana Dunes Tourism is accepting nominations for its annual Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) awards in advance of its ROSE awards luncheon.
The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is launching a public comment period on energy efficiency programs following the passage of legislation pulling the plug on them at the end of this year.
Former NIPSCO CEO Jimmy Staton's pay at parent company NiSource Inc. dropped to $2.85 million in 2013, but he will pick up $3.4 million during the next year for not competing with the company.
A Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission committee Tuesday approved $3 million in spending on a South Shore extension study as communities continue to pledge money to the project.
Total revenues at Northwest Indiana's five casinos dropped 8.9 percent in March as compared to the year-ago-month, marking the third straight monthly drop this year.
TINLEY PARK | Some of the largest contractors on the planet told local small businesses Thursday how they can get their own piece of the $1.5 billion Illiana Expressway project.
The Gary Jet Center's lawsuit against the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority took a step forward on Wednesday when a federal judge rejected all motions to dismiss the case and ordered it expedited.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has put out an open-ended request for proposals to privatize all or part of Amtrak's Hoosier State train service between Chicago and Indianapolis.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is praising 11 communities and Lake County for pledging money to the South Shore expansion and urging the remaining eight to get on board.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has announced two business expansions in Northwest Indiana that will create 28 new jobs by 2016.
Police from 12 agencies participating in a four-week Operation Pull Over blitz in Lake County issued hundreds of tickets and made a number of felony arrests.
Gary is expected to become the biggest Lake County city to help foot the bill for the South Shore extension.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting the Indiana Toll Road is again facing pressure from bondholders, with its controlling partners facing a possible debt restructuring, perhaps in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission plans to start taking applications at the end of this week from localities that want to add to Northwest Indiana's network of hike and bike trails.
Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock will give an overview of how Indiana's funds are invested at the Gary Chamber of Commerce's general membership luncheon at noon, April 14, at Majestic Star Casinos.
Ten communities have pledged a total of $3.2 million annually to build the South Shore Line extension, but the three largest potential contributors have yet to plunk money into the fare box..
The South Shore Line's operator on Friday took a major step toward applying for federal aid to build a $571 million extension by voting unanimously to hire AECOM, of Los Angeles, to develop a draft environmental impact study.
NIPSCO is reminding customers that financial help with utility bills is still available after brutal winter weather stretched home heating budgets in households across northern Indiana.
A long list of companies, some of them among Indiana's most prominent employers, have written to Pence expressing opposition to the bill.
Illinois home and landowners within the projected right of way of the proposed Illiana Expressway have begun receiving letters from appraisers asking for permission to do on-site inspections.
The former executive director of the Waukegan Port District has been hired as interim manager for Gary/Chicago International Airport.
MUNSTER | A hearing on funding for a $3 million environmental impact study of the South Shore commuter rail extension Saturday turned into a wide-ranging discussion on the extension and other topics.
LANSING | The father of Jakariah Patterson, 2, was charged Saturday with her murder following a police investigation of her Wednesday death.
MUNSTER | A local man was seriously burned in a house fire that started in a garage Saturday afternoon in Munster.
Six stoplights on Broadway will be removed next week in a move the Indiana Department of Transportation says will make the road safer and allow for more efficient travel.
Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana fell 10 percent in February as compared to February 2013, marking the second month in a row home sales have fallen after 30 straight months of increases.
A much-anticipated repaving project for pothole-strewn Cline Avenue will begin in April, following an emergency closure for one weekend in January and frantic efforts to temporarily fill its cratered surface.
EAST CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky told more than 200 business people Wednesday he is serious about his end-of-March deadline for raising money from local communities for the South Shore extension to Dyer.
Merrillville-based NiSource Inc. has hired Joseph Mulpas to lead its corporate financial reporting and accounting functions.
GARY | Church groups on Tuesday night broadened the scope of their push to reserve some jobs on Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority projects for people from the region's most disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Owners of the former Cline Avenue Bridge right of way say construction of a new bridge will start this year, even though important steps such as raising up to $250 million are not yet complete.
The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will conduct a public hearing on Indiana American Water Co.'s request for a rate hike at 6 p.m. April 10 in Common Council Chambers, Gary City Hall, 401 Broadway.
The Illiana Expressway is eligible for a federal loan to allow the states to wrest a better deal from private investors and reduce the overall financing cost of the $1.5 billion project.
Cathy Cameron does a steady lunch business at her Foodie's Marketcafe in Dyer, but she can't imagine what her evening crowd might be like if a new South Shore Line station for thousands of commuters is built somewhere up the street.
Lake County municipalities are starting to ante up for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer, with four already setting aside their first annual payment for a combined total of $669,623.
The region turned a corner on a bi-state expressway talked about for decades when the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission approved the Illiana Expressway in December.
The South Shore commuter railroad from South Bend to Chicago is riding on the cusp of some of the biggest changes in its 106-year history.
Gary/Chicago International Airport set a new flight path for itself in January when airport officials entered into a 40-year, public-private partnership with Aviation Facilities Company Inc. to manage its real estate and operate the airport.
Northwest Indiana's lead energy supplier continues to focus on upgrades to build a sustainable future for region industry and homeowners.
Bus service in the region continues to expand, with bus agencies and communities making a renewed push to better connect residents with jobs, shopping and services.
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