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HAMMOND | A 31-year-old Hammond woman was forced inside her Hammond home and robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning.
HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.
During John Ervin's 30 years as a field ecologist working to combat invasive plant species for Indiana, one question weighed on his mind.
A Chicago man was arrested and charged after allegedly sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman he met online at gunpoint in a Chicago Heights forest preserve.
PORTAGE | The environmental committee of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday discussed the proposed Illiana Expressway without agreeing to a recommendation for a vote by the full board.
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.
GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.
GARY | Gary police are following up on a number of leads in Monday's three homicides, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
GARY | Gary police are probing the homicides of three people and the shootings of five others in what is believed to be two separate incidents Monday.
Roy Krizek doesn't like the idea of spending Thanksgiving camped outside of a big box store.
Silas Sconiers and Stacey Clayton just want to spend their retirement fishing.
EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old man was killed and his pregnant girlfriend wounded in an early morning shooting when someone leaned in through a window and shot them in their sleep, police said.
WASHINGTON | An East Chicago community organizer fasting for immigration reform on the National Mall had a visit from the president and first lady, who shared their support.
HAMMOND | A fire ripped through an auto salvage yard late Sunday afternoon, burning at least eight vehicles there.
Marty Ozinga IV said his family-owned business doesn't make it a practice to publicly pat itself on the back, but with the opening of the company's new compressed natural gas station, felt it was necessary.
HAMMOND | Stakeholders gathered Friday at Purdue University Calumet for a seminar on the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern, touting successes on what was once deemed "the filthiest stream in the world."
MUNSTER | Two local veterans reunited by The Times' Korean War Veterans History Project were the guests of honor Monday at a Veterans Day luncheon hosted by Hartsfield Village.
Joe Pupillo made a promise to God on a frigid battlefield in Korea 63 years ago that he believes saved his life and brought peace to the family of a fallen comrade.
Ted Erceg spent 63 years wondering if the boy who grew up a block away in Gary's Kirk Yard neighborhood made it out of the Korean War alive.
A grassroots efforts by a Beverly Shores couple to reduce light pollution in the Lake Michigan shoreline town may be recognized by an international organization supporting the efforts.
HIGHLAND | NIPSCO is investigating reports of brief, frequent power outages in Highland and Griffith, representatives said Tuesday.
When Dan McDevitt was growing up in the heart of Gary's then-thriving downtown district, if he misbehaved, his parents knew about it before he hit the front steps.
GARY | A deadly year has Gary's per capita homicide rate nearing numbers of national significance, and city officials are concerned.
GARY | A 5-month-old Gary baby died at a Chicago hospital Friday morning after suffering head injuries in a case of alleged abuse, police said.
WHITING | A noise similar to a jet engine that startled some residents near the BP Whiting Refinery early Tuesday was nothing more than a routine release of steam, company representatives said.
DYER | A man who allegedly robbed a Dyer gas station on U.S. 30 while brandishing a large knife early Tuesday is still at large after leading police on a brief car chase before fleeing on foot.
GARY | A Gary man was shot and killed there early Monday, bringing the city's homicides for 2013 to 43.
PORTAGE | The general manager of the Michigan City Sanitary District says the once-troubled department has turned a corner.
GARY | City and county elected officials met with Gary residents for a town hall forum Saturday, telling their constituents they need their help in improving the city
PORTAGE | Region planners are hoping grant funds will encourage municipalities to work toward making their city centers the true cores of their communities.
CHICAGO | An investigation by the Chicago Police Department's bomb and arson squad revealed no explosive devices in a package resembling a homemade bomb left on a train platform at the Van Buren Street station during the Wednesday morning rush.
VALPARAISO | Evan Merz was talking to a friend in the Electric Vehicle Club at Purdue University when the pair had an "aha moment" that turned them from students into entrepreneurs.
CHESTERTON | Indiana officials dedicated the state's first ever underwater preserve at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Monday at the site of the shipwreck of the J.D. Marshall.
WHITING | The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued its final ruling on a permit application for BP's Whiting Refinery, requiring the company to cut its mercury releases into Lake Michigan by more than half.
THE PINES | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a South Shore commuter train in The Pines at the start of the morning rush Wednesday.
HAMMOND | Millions of pounds of contaminated sediment have been removed from the Grand Calumet River, and new projects to clean up the historically polluted waterway may be in the works.
Eloise Karlatiras wasn't your typical student waiting tables to put herself through college.
PORTER | Users withdrawing water from the Lake Michigan basin may be required to comply with conservation and efficiency rules beginning in mid-2014.
Paul Labovitz has made his living protecting nature for more than 30 years, but his passion for it hasn't waned.
PORTER | Asian carp are adapting to river conditions in Indiana in alarming ways, and experts believe one solution to the problem may create money and jobs in the state.
The Natural Resource Commission on Tuesday approved the creation of the J.D. Marshall Preserve, a 100-acre shipwreck site just off of the Indiana Dunes State Park shoreline.
LOWELL | Investigators from three agencies are continuing their probe of a fatal Monday night house explosion in Lowell.
SAUK VILLAGE | A Sauk Village teen died at a Dyer hospital Saturday afternoon after being stabbed at his home, officials said.
PORTAGE | If the vision becomes a reality, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in Union Township could be a global center for oak tree research and information.
PORTAGE | The site of a 1911 shipwreck just off of what is now the Indiana Dunes State Park shoreline could become the state's first underwater preserve by month's end.
EAST CHICAGO | A 42-year-old Gary man told police he was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter rail station.
HOBART | Paul Laughead said he appreciates the efforts of everyone who searched for his missing grandfather last week.
HAMMOND | A fire in a a rear storage area damaged a Hohman Avenue bar and grill early Thursday.
PORTAGE | A 44-year-old Portage man who recently started in a new teaching position at a Merrillville school died Wednesday after stepping into traffic on I-94, officials said.
PORTAGE | Firefighters from Portage and U.S. Steel battled a small fire in a crane at U.S. Steel's Midwest Plant in Portage Tuesday night.
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