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CHESTERTON | More needs to be done to help build partnerships between businesses and environmental organizations to maximize tourism dollars generated by our local natural resources, according to one local leader.
GARY | Just southwest of the South Shore commuter rail line tracks and the Indiana Toll Road at Burr Street in Gary, 120 acres of land tell the environmental history of Northwest Indiana.
Wild lupine stand in the foreground of a swale in the Ivanhoe Dune and Swale in Gary. The property, managed by The Nature Conservancy, is a prime example of the region's rich biodiversity.
GRIFFITH | Say the words The Mansards and for many, a host of images of violent crime and low-income housing come to mind.
HAMMOND | Hammond fire investigators are probing a blaze at a used car lot early Friday in a neighborhood plagued by a series of arsons.
Goose Island Beer Company's Ian Hughes knows how to get people to pay attention.
GARY | Calumet-area stakeholders gathered Tuesday for the first of a two-day summit aimed at making connections on environmental issues across the Illinois/Indiana state line.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, addresses leaders gathered Tuesday for the Calumet Summit at the Marquette Park Pavilion in Gary.
MUNSTER | The Rev. Michael Yadron stood outside St. Thomas More on Wednesday watching a crane with a 3,000-pound steel cross dangling from it and smiled.
CHESTERTON | Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Superintendent Constantine "Costa" Dillon will leave his post in August, he announced in an e-mail late Tuesday.
Workers with Tonn and Blank Construction secure a new, 3,000-pound steel cross on the bell tower at St. Thomas More Church in Munster on Wednesday. The old cross was destroyed by high winds in November.
Representatives from Tonn and Blank Construction watch as crews lift a 3,000-pound cross into place Wednesday on the bell tower at St. Thomas More Church in Munster. The old cross was destroyed by high winds in November.
PORTAGE | Region environmentalists on Thursday urged Illiana Expressway planners to make groundwater protection a key component in the project.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Lake County K-9 captured a suspect wanted on multiple warrants Wednesday after a chase in Calumet Township.
CHESTERTON | A retired Chesterton doctor was killed Tuesday night when he was ejected from his vehicle in a rollover crash on Interstate 94, police said.
GARY | A Monday afternoon chase of a man wanted on warrant in two counties led to a standoff with Gary SWAT teams and a crash involving an Indiana University Northwest squad car that sent an officer to the hospital.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group and a California-based organization gathered Tuesday to teach residents living near BP's Whiting Refinery how to read air quality monitors to be installed there next year.
PORTAGE | Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs are now linked to a 6,800-mile trail system spanning from Delaware to California, officials announced Thursday.
CALUMET CITY | A 22-year-old Calumet City man suspected of shooting a Hammond man was shot to death by police early Monday night after allegedly pulling a gun on officers.
The cleanup of an oil sheen on the Cady Marsh Ditch is complete and the investigation into the responsible party should wrap up by week's end, a representative for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.
HAMMOND | Hammond firefighters responded to what appears to be yet another arson in a neighborhood just west of the city's downtown Saturday morning.
KENTLAND | Two Kentland residents are being held at the Newton County Jail on charges related to the discovery of a meth lab, police said early Monday.
Ryan Richardson knows all too well how global climate change can affect local lives.
Many roads closed due to flooding on Thursday were reopened on Friday as flood waters began to recede.
HAMMOND | LaPorte County does not meet the federal Clean Air Act for ozone pollution, Indiana's top environmental official said Thursday.
The cleanup of an oil sheen that appeared Thursday on the Cady Marsh Ditch is expected to be complete by midweek, according to a representative for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Investigators believe they are honing in on a potential cause of an oil sheen on the Cady Marsh Ditch.
HAMMOND | Chief Fire Inspector Michael Opinker said investigators are frustrated by the lack of cooperation in the neighborhood hit by five arsons since Easter.
Hammond Chief Fire Inspector Michael Opinker, left, and EMT Bernie Grisolia hand out fliers Friday in the 800 block of Sibley Street asking for the public's help in arson investigations. Five buildings, including the one at 855 Sibley St. seen in the photo, have been hit by arson in the neig…
HAMMOND | Hammond fire officials are investigating the fifth arson fire in the city in nine days and believe at least three are related.
HAMMOND | Dave Crane spent Saturday as his alter-ego, working to teach families about the local men who fought in the Civil War.
CROWN POINT | Close to 50 people gathered on the front lawn of a home Saturday afternoon just south of the city's downtown square for a chance to buy a city-owned home at auction.
Dave Crane, left, of Cedar Lake and Steve Batey of Hammond explain gear carried by Civil War soldiers Saturday at the Indiana Welcome Center. Crane and Batey portray local soldiers with the Indiana Regiment Volunteer Infantry Company B re-enactment group.
Dave Crane, left, of Cedar Lake, discusses Civil War-era pieces with Nora Joan McDonagh, 7, Seamus McDonagh, 6, and J.J. Grealy, 8, all of Chicago, at the Indiana Welcome Center as part of the Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore exhibit. Crane portrays Capt. Charles B…
Lee Ravenscroft was tired of seeing scrappers driving down the street with trucks overflowing with bicycles.
GARY | Police early Friday afternoon said they are treating the Griffith company owned by a St. John woman found shot to death in a Majestic Star Casino garage as a crime scene.
MERRILLVILLE | A 10-year-old playing with matches set the family home in Merrillville on fire Wednesday night, causing $20,000 in damage and rendering the home temporarily uninhabitable.
A consortium of 55 Great Lakes conservation groups, including Save the Dunes, filed a federal petition Tuesday calling for an end to new tar sands pipeline construction by Enbridge Energy LP until updated safety measures are in place.
MERRILLVILLE | Lois Johnson, 80, of Gary, lives independently and wants it to stay that way.
HAMMOND | A water expert believes Indiana is uniquely poised to attract development because of the state's abundant water supplies, but lawmakers need a plan to ensure the resource is promoted.
HOBART | Harry Vande Velde challenged region leaders Thursday to commit to not just talking about diversity and inclusion, but living it.
Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said Northwest Indiana already is leading the nation in reducing dependence on foreign oil.
The Obama administration's push for reducing emissions that fuel climate change have many in the environmental and energy sectors bracing for what may come next.
FAIR OAKS | A new compressed natural gas station fueled by cow manure at Fair Oaks Farms completes a transportation corridor investors hope will be the first of many across the country.
LAKE VILLAGE | A fire that killed a 71-year-old Lake Village woman Friday was caused by a faulty power vent on a basement hot water heater, officials said.
LAKE VILLAGE | A 71-year-old Lake Village woman died Friday morning following a fire in a field outside her home, officials said.
GARY | Local land managers agree it is important to control invasive plant species, but say it is getting increasingly difficult to find the funds to make that happen.
GARY | The youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took to the pulpit Saturday, telling young people they are no different than her father was.
CALUMET CITY | The nearly 50-year-old Sears store in Calumet City's River Oaks Center is closing in early June, the company confirmed Friday.
The FBI is investigating possible human remains found near Powderhorn Lake in Burnham and Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood, officials confirmed early Friday.
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