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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.
PORTAGE | The lack of a quorum on Thursday for the full Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission didn’t stop unanimous approval by the NIRPC executive board of three amendments to the Transportation Improvement Program.
HAMMOND | Free live musical entertainment, food, contests and the biggest carnival in its history are part of the Festival of the Lakes package, which opens at 5 p.m. today at Wolf Lake Park.
GARY | All children need hope and motivation to become successful as employees, community members and parents of future generations.
HIGHLAND | Main Square Park really rocked Sunday during Rockopelli 2014 as eight bands performed a free all-ages music festival in the gazebo.
PORTAGE | Major traffic tie-ups along U.S. 30 on both sides of the state line are expected to occur later this month.
Total revenues at Northwest Indiana’s five casinos dropped 8.4 percent in June, one of the worst declines since the first quarter of the year when the harsh winter severely affected the numbers.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. has signed the letter of acceptance for the $40,000 sponsorship of Festival of the Lakes required by the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors. The money will be on its way, the board chairman confirmed Monday.
HAMMOND | It has come down to a matter of verbal acceptance vs. written acceptance, and a $40,000 sponsorship of the city’s Festival of the Lakes may be dead in the water.
WHITING | The Magic Kingdom comes to Whiting Friday with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse headlining the city’s 95th Annual 4th of July Parade.
CROWN POINT | After deliberating for less than five hours, a jury on Monday found Shelben T. Curtis, 47, of Gary, guilty of felony Class A voluntary manslaughter with a deadly weapon and felony Class B aggravated battery.
HAMMOND | Following an apology June 19 from the Hammond mayor -- and despite some misgivings from board members -- the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors voted to provide a $40,000 sponsorship for the 2014 Festival of the Lakes.
CROWN POINT | A jury was selected and opening arguments began Monday in Lake County Criminal Court in the murder trial of Donnell D. Wilson, 17, of Gary.
MUNSTER | Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world are set to gather Tuesday in a New York City borough of Queens to honor the 20th anniversary of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson’s death.
GARY | Novice and professional artists worked side by side Saturday to create both a mural and community connections at The Stewart House Urban Farm & Gardens, in a collaborative project that started germinating a year ago.
GARY | In the five years since Michael Jackson’s death, his childhood home at 2300 Jackson St. has become a magnet, drawing family members and fans to honor his beginnings and his legacy.
MUNSTER | Princesses reigned supreme during Sunday’s Family Arts Festival at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts.
GGRY – Music, movement and medical screenings blended Friday during the Juneteenth celebration at the Gary Neighborhood Services Center attended by families and individuals from throughout the area.
MERRILLVILLE | Before Laura and Kenny Kolanowski were married, they briefly talked about adopting.
MERRILLVILLE | At 90 years old, Bill Vermillion strides along the hallways of the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, handling guests’ luggage and running errands at a pace that leaves younger people hurrying to keep up.
MERRILLVILLE | “Are we there yet?”
HAMMOND | For nearly six decades, generations of area teens made the social scene at The Roller Dome Skating Rink. On Saturday, that piece of the city’s history goes on the auction block.
HAMMOND | For decades, the cache of historic photos and negatives of downtown Hammond taken by Alfred Uhle, a leading commercial and portrait photographer from 1919 to 1963, lay waiting to be discovered in an old metal milk delivery box.
GARY | Developing the Gary/Chicago International Airport and surrounding property presents vast opportunities and serious challenges that require vision, coordinated cooperation, time and money.
CROWN POINT | Yet another court date of Aug. 7 has been set for the former bookkeeper for One Region, who is charged with stealing more than $33,000 from the social action organization housed in The Times Media Co. Munster headquarters.
HOBART | The moment he saw the wallet on the Prompt Ambulance shuttle bus, Branden Day said he knew it was “lost.”
GARY | Being a wise consumer involves staying alert, doing your homework and knowing when to walk away from a transaction. It also means knowing how technology can help and hurt consumers and businesses.
During the impact session prior to lunch, LNI grads explained how the program has influenced their own leadership and how they will use these lessons personally and professionally.
It’s a tale of two meters and who is responsible for notifying the Indiana Department of Environmental Management about sewer overflow problems.
HIGHLAND | A hairline crack has been detected in an 18-inch sanitary line that runs either side of the levee along the Little Calumet River at Kennedy Avenue.
MERRILLVILLE | The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 reached tentative agreements Monday afternoon with both the Four County Highway Contractors Group and the Northwest Indiana Contractors Association.
MUNSTER: | “I used to say I’m never going to get breast cancer. I was determined. Then I got a different kind of cancer.”
MUNSTER | An old-fashioned ice cream social, bingo and a ukulele concert created a celebratory atmosphere during Sunday’s Cancer Survivors Day event at Veterans Memorial Park pavilion.
GARY | Members of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority heard a series of reports about finances, new maintenance programs and improved communications during Thursday’s meeting, and gave their approval to the news.
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