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Expansion and renovation projects designed to make room for more patients and improve efficiency continue at local hospitals.
March of Dimes released data today that shows improvement in preterm births in Indiana. It's the same day state health officials are hosting an infant mortality summit.
Children race down Lincolnway in Valparaiso Saturday at the Northwest Indiana Soapbox Derby.
MUNSTER | It takes a half hour on the treadmill to burn off the calories in two chocolate drops and two to three hours of working out to burn off the calories consumed in the average sports drink.
MERRILLVILLE | In less than a year, the emergency department at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus in Merrillville will have more rooms, more high-tech equipment and a more efficient layout.
HAMMOND | City officials are counting on something that keeps people alive to help sustain the city.
SCHERERVILLE | The new year brings new development to Schererville and the resurrection of an old idea.
I was mid-sentence when I realized my husband was no longer part of the conversation. I turned and saw him leap atop a concrete pillar.
GARY | Triston Hillman stood Saturday in the gym at Indiana University Northwest, twirling the plastic bag and bent carbon rod remains of his helicopter egg drop.
HAMMOND | With a blond-haired mother and dark-haired father, it was strange enough that little Julianna Valencia was born with red hair, especially on Valentine's Day.
HAMMOND | City officials targeted pornography, pipes and fake pot Wednesday, making unannounced stops at convenience stores and gas stations around the city to check compliance with city ordinances.
With today being a big sports day, I have exciting news to share: pitchers and catchers report this month.
HAMMOND | The City Council is considering an ordinance that would allocate a portion of district council members' gaming revenue toward public safety costs this year.
WHITING | Chicago radio legend Dick Biondi brings his recognizable voice back to Whiting for a second annual sock hop.
HAMMOND | For Ed Blanco, chess has been a constant.
HAMMOND | Gas stations, convenience marts and certain retail shops citywide have been notified of a new city law prohibiting adult materials from being displayed in plain sight.
HAMMOND | The City Council has rolled back its meeting time by two hours.
HAMMOND | City leaders have taken formal action to name public safety a priority in Hammond.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. addressed local business leaders Thursday about the upcoming year, something he has done at the start of each year during his tenure.
HAMMOND | The popular dinner cruise that precedes the annual Festival of the Lakes has been canceled this year.
HAMMOND | The city on Tuesday removed temporary barriers that had blocked off two streets since October after officials reviewed the results of a survey asking residents whether they wanted the streets barricaded permanently.
God willing, my Grandma Rose will turn 94 on Thursday.
HAMMOND | A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled Friday for the construction of a transitional housing project for a women and children's shelter.
HAMMOND | Bones found buried on the site of a former bait and tackle shop have been identified as Francine Carlson, who was 38 when she was reported missing in 1999, Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller said.
HAMMOND | Fifty-nine framed pictures of uniformed men and women line a wall inside First Baptist Church under the words Our Country At War.
HAMMOND | In September 1960, Annie Hicks entered Maywood Elementary School as the first black teacher employed in Hammond.
HAMMOND | Some Hammond City Council members are bristling at the mayor's decision to pool part of their gaming money for overtime police patrols, instead of leaving the expenditures at their discretion.
HAMMOND | A downtown business is the first to receive a loan through the Job Creation Business Expansion program, which uses U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development dollars to help local businesses.
HAMMOND | Property owners who live near roadblocks that were set up without warning three months ago will decide whether they will stay or go.
HAMMOND | Crime is down 4 percent in Hammond compared to last year, according to figures the Police Department released Thursday.
GARY | For Richard "Chappy" Woods, there are few greater joys in life than pulling walleye, bass, crappie and perch from Canadian fishing holes. But, his heart belongs to youth football.
HAMMOND | Former Fourth District Councilwoman Kimberly Poland is stepping down as chairwoman of the Hammond Republican Party, effective Feb. 1.
HAMMOND | Fifth District Councilman Michael Opinker was elected Monday to serve a one-year term as City Council president.
HAMMOND | Firefighters canvassed the area around Fire Station No. 1 on Monday, distributing fliers and telling residents their safety may be compromised.
You know how when you tell someone you like a particular thing — like birds or the White Sox or Precious Moments — some form of that shows up in the gifts they give you?
HAMMOND | If Hammond decides to sell water to more Chicago suburbs, it may need approval from a multijurisdictional group that oversees the Great Lakes.
HAMMOND | An 18-year-old Dyer man shot twice at a man who posed as a police officer Thursday night in the 600 block of 177th Street, police said.
MUNSTER | Generous region residents again pushed the Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund more than $5,000 beyond its $25,000 fundraising goal.
Jill Williams works chocolate the way a whittler works a block of wood, giving personality to a blank canvas.
HAMMOND | Under the undulating waves in Hammond Marina lies the secret to banishing thick sheets of ice from its surface: air bubbles and warm water.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said Hammond is going to tighten how gaming revenue is spent so it can continue upgrades to the 127-year-old city's aging infrastructure.
HAMMOND | The city of Hammond is considering selling water to Illinois, a move that could generate millions of dollars to help buoy the city's finances and lessen its reliance on gaming money, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said Friday.
HAMMOND | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.'s agenda to reduce city expenses in 2012 includes suspending plans to relocate City Hall, un-manning a Fire Department ladder truck and shutting down the Hammond Urban Enterprise Association and three TIF districts.
An Arkansas woman with region roots has been missing for more than a week. Her car was found burned in a national forest on Christmas Day.
HAMMOND | A former homeless shelter slated for demolition could have new life as a wholesale bakery.
You know Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen. Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen.
HAMMOND | Felix Vazquez's Christmas gift from Allison Buell didn't come with a bow, but it's better than anything he could find under the tree.
HAMMOND | The chief of staff for Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. will retain that title in 2012 on a contractual basis.
HAMMOND | On the darkest day of the year, near a sign reading "No. 12 tee" with an arrow pointing to the right, a group of people paused to reflect on the work of a beloved American poet.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council gave itself a pay raise for the first time in three years, but it took multiple attempts to garner enough votes.
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