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HAMMOND | The 169th Street reconstruction project will impact traffic on Columbia Avenue through early July.
HAMMOND | Retail and restaurants will spring up on a busy stretch of Indianapolis Boulevard near the Horseshoe Casino and the Walmart Supercenter under an agreement given final approval by the Hammond City Council.
HAMMOND | Hammond is preparing to launch a new mobile phone application in August allowing residents to send real-time information to officials on potholes, graffiti and other issues in the city.
HAMMOND | A partnership was announced Thursday between the city and the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority that hopes to gain insight into those who attend Festival of the Lakes.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Boys & Girls Club unveiled a new technology lab Thursday made possible by a $20,000 donation from Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
HAMMOND | An insurance company for the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity filed a complaint Wednesday in Hammond federal court relating to alleged hazing activity at a local chapter of the fraternity.
HAMMOND | A Gary mother and the man she reportedly met on an online dating website pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges surrounding the alleged use of two girls for child pornography.
HAMMOND | Marking a change in tradition, the Hammond City Council observed a moment of silence at Monday's meeting — instead of a prayer.
HAMMOND | Hammond's school superintendent ran off the road in a district vehicle Saturday near a city doughnut shop, striking a brick wall, a garage and ultimately plowing into a wooden playhouse in the yard of a residence, police said.
HAMMOND | Police arrested two men Monday after a fight broke out in the parking lot of Forsythe Park, creating a “mob-like” scene, court records state.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library gained access Monday to the funds necessary to repair the broken air-conditioning system and complete other maintenance items at its downtown building.
HAMMOND | State investigators confirmed Friday the glittery substance reported in a Robertsdale neighborhood this week is different from the particle common in the steelmaking process called kish graphite.
WHITING | The $4.2 billion modernization project at the BP Whiting Refinery is on target to end this year, bringing to close a project heralded as the largest single private investment in state history.
The impact on the region of BP's modernization project at its Whiting Refinery is so big, five years down the road it's hard to quantify, Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura said.
HAMMOND | Hammond City Council President Michael Opinker said Thursday he will end the practice of prayer at City Council meetings pending the U.S. Supreme Court's review of prayer at local government meetings.
HAMMOND | Additional charges were filed Wednesday against two Gary residents in a case dealing with the sale and purchase of a child to create pornography.
HAMMOND | City Councilman Anthony Higgs said he will continue to offer a prayer at Hammond City Council meetings, amid the U.S. Supreme Court's review of the practice at local government meetings.
HAMMOND | The state will send investigators to a Robertsdale neighborhood Wednesday after receiving a complaint of a black and silver glittery substance in lawns.
HAMMOND | Lifelong city resident Jack Uylaki easily won a seat on the Hammond City Council on Monday by unanimous support from a caucus of 2nd District Democratic precinct committee members.
HAMMOND | Four candidates will vie to represent the city's 2nd District on Monday as a Democratic caucus meets to fill the vacancy on the Hammond City Council.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Historic Preservation Commission is launching a new program to bring recognition to historic homes and neighborhoods in the city.
HAMMOND | The city is working to finalize a deal with the owners of a Flossmoor, Ill., restaurant and brewery to build a second location at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue.
HAMMOND | Columbia Avenue could reopen to one lane of traffic in each direction by June 10, after a stretch of the road near the Grand Calumet River closed in mid-April for construction work.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he has brought the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review a case dealing with prayer at local government meetings to the attention of the Hammond City Council.
Avid bicyclist Chris Husum can leave his house in Munster and ride out to Chesterton mostly using the region's trail network.
HAMMOND | Citing his cooperation in the federal probe of the Latin Kings, a former Chicago police officer will serve 12 years in prison for his role in committing armed robberies for the street gang in Northwest Indiana and Illinois.
A plan for the administrative structure of the north central and northwest regions of Ivy Tech Community College is in the works, with a draft expected to be complete by early June.
HAMMOND | The caucus to fill the vacancy on the Hammond City Council is set for June 3 at the Towle Theater.
HAMMOND | Downtown Hammond is a key focus as Purdue University Calumet and the city work to forge a stronger relationship, a top university official said.
HAMMOND | The pool of candidates vying for the vacant 2nd District seat on the Hammond City Council began to form Thursday.
HAMMOND | Hammond City Councilman Bob Markovich will attempt to revive his resolution opposing a county income tax after it died at Monday's City Council meeting because of a lack of support.
HAMMOND | The day after Al Salinas resigned from the Hammond City Council, one potential candidate confirmed he will run for the 2nd District in the 2015 primary, instead of the caucus slated for June.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council has set a public hearing for June 10 on funding for the Hammond Public Library.
HAMMOND | Holding umbrellas and chanting “Save the Library,” a group of 12 people rallied in support of the Hammond Public Library before Monday’s City Council meeting.
HAMMOND | Mark McLaughlin will earn a $94,000 salary in his new role as chief of staff for Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
HAMMOND | A new Family Dollar store is being proposed for downtown Hammond near the Strack & Van Til at Hohman Avenue and Sibley Street.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council on Monday is expected to discuss funding for the Hammond Public Library.
HAMMOND | Construction on a $30 million upgrade to Chicago Street is likely to begin in 2015 as the city seeks to improve the safety and mobility of the heavy truck route.
HAMMOND | Repairs on the pedestrian bike bridge over Indianapolis Boulevard and New York Avenue should begin within 10 days.
HAMMOND | The cause of a fatal house fire over the weekend in the 4300 block of Torrence Avenue remained undetermined Monday, officials said.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Fire Department is buying two new firetrucks to retire spare rigs that have been in service for nearly 20 years.
WHITING | A free shuttle will service destinations in the Whiting-Robertsdale area from Memorial Day to Labor Day as part of a new Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce initiative.
HAMMOND | Beleaguered Hammond City Councilmnan Al Salinas will not be among a group of city officials to attend a conference in Las Vegas this month, though he originally intended to go.
HAMMOND | A city board once again has denied a business license for a tobacco store wanting to operate at the southeast corner of 175th Street and Calumet Avenue.
HAMMOND | A group of Purdue University Calumet students, alumni and professors have rallied to ask the college to reconsider the termination of a well-regarded lecturer.
HAMMOND | Christine Pepa, Charter School of the Dunes principal, says the school's new relationship with Calumet College of St. Joseph will help identify ways to boost achievement in its transient population.
Indiana online ISTEP+ testing is expected to resume Wednesday after the state suspended testing Tuesday because connectivity issues plagued test takers for a second consecutive day.
HAMMOND | A city board has pushed back a decision to order the demolition of an abandoned grocery store to late June.
Some local school districts were forced to postpone online ISTEP+ testing Monday after students had problems logging onto the exam and being kicked out of the system.
When Frances Wulf, 92, made the decision to stop driving and sell her car, she began to look for her next step.
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