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MUNSTER | The town has commissioned a high-level study of vehicular traffic on Calumet Avenue to determine the best synchronization of traffic signals.
MUNSTER | Standard & Poor’s has raised the town’s bond rating two levels, from A to AA-.
HAMMOND | A 57-year-old Hammond woman pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to embezzling funds from International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 374 in Hammond.
MUNSTER | The town has earmarked nearly $2 million for a variety of park improvements.
HAMMOND | A Lake Village man was sentenced to 19.5 years in prison Thursday on a federal charge of conspiracy to possess heroin with intent to distribute.
MUNSTER | Five firms are competing to come up with the right solution to fix structural problems with the Centennial Park Clubhouse.
MUNSTER | Munster Fire Chief James J. Knesek Sr.’s 34 years of dedicated service to his community was apparent Thursday by the turnout for his funeral Mass at St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
ST. JOHN | The Lake Central School Corp. is going for the gold during the Winter Olympics.
HAMMOND | A gambling addiction and unemployment woes drove Stacy B. Davis to rob banks in Munster and Merrillville.
HAMMOND | Gary City Councilman Ronier Scott pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to two misdemeanor counts of willful failure to file income tax returns.
MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council unanimously approved a resolution opposing a proposal by Gov. Mike Pence to eliminate the business personal property tax.
MUNSTER | With the help of a property tax abatement, Three Floyds Brewing could nearly double in size.
HAMMOND | Christopher Bour pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Thursday to five felony counts involving the production and possession of pornography involving a child younger than 12 years old.
HAMMOND | A Portage man was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl and videotaping the abuse.
HAMMOND | Criminal activity in Hammond continued its downward trend in 2013, as the city reported a 5 percent overall decrease in crime, according to the Police Department’s annual crime statistics report.
ST. JOHN | There was a time, back in the days of the grassroots change agents of the Citizens Party, that Town Council meetings were pretty well attended.
ST. JOHN | Residents can check out the newly renovated Lake Central High School in St. John and the new Protsman Elementary School in Dyer at two upcoming open houses.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters have rejected a third — and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. assures final — contract offer.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters may be getting a new contract after all.
HAMMOND | A Lake Station man has pleaded guilty to charges alleging he produced and distributed child pornography.
ST. JOHN | The town has entered into a financial partnership with a local developer to bring a 10-acre commercial and residential development to the east side of U.S. 41.
ST. JOHN | The Town Council spent its first meeting of 2014 getting its house in order.
CHICAGO | A South Holland woman could faces up to six years in a federal prison for filing nearly 3,200 fraudulent federal income tax returns for clients, federal prosecutors said.
HAMMOND | The attorney for convicted tax cheat and former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas hopes there’s some wriggle room in the one-year-and-one-day sentence she received from a federal judge.
HAMMOND | A Crown Point woman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to embezzling from her former employer.
HAMMOND | Hammond Firefighters Local 556 President Edward Lomeli understands the irony of the union voting down a three-year contract with the city.
HAMMOND | Firetruck No. 1 is back in service effective Wednesday and that makes for a safer city, Hammond officials said.
HAMMOND | The federal government announced indictments of several individuals on drug related charges this week.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago man was sentenced to more than a decade in prison on Friday for engaging in racketeering activity with the Imperial Gangster street gang.
HAMMOND | Nine people were indicted Thursday on charges of staging car crashes in Northwest Indiana and Illinois to profit from insurance payouts.
ST. JOHN | Police arrested two juveniles Wednesday morning on charges of stealing from cars in the Gates of St. John subdivision.
ST. JOHN | Fire Chief Fred Willman left Thursday’s Town Council meeting knowing the fire safety training facility the town operates is on strong financial footing.
HAMMOND | A federal judge has sentenced a Schererville man to 51 months in prison for possessing child pornography.
HAMMOND | A 64-year-old Gary man was arrested Thursday on tax fraud charges, according to federal court documents.
ST. JOHN | The new year will be a little more prosperous for town employees.
EAST CHICAGO | After 10 years, federal authorities have charged members and associates of the Two Six street gang with the murder of East Chicago’s Julio Cartagena in 2003.
HAMMOND | The City Council has dealt a blow to the proliferation of pawn shops and other short-term loan businesses.
HAMMOND | The owners of the shuttered Paragon Restaurant in Schererville face federal prison time following their felony convictions Monday in U.S. District Court.
WHITING | For residents who hadn’t noticed, there’s a new name on the door of the Whiting Clerk-Treasurer’s office.
EAST CHICAGO | Manuel Montalvo’s lawsuit against Mayor Anthony Copeland claiming he was illegally fired from his job as the city’s library director unraveled Thursday.
HAMMOND | And then there were three — local gentlemen’s clubs that is. The former Kenny May's, 6620 Calumet Ave., has been razed to make way for a new retail development.
PORTAGE | “Don't try to save me from my rock and roll,” the Portage High School Choraliers sang Friday afternoon to a new song by local rock band The Mad Ants.
HAMMOND | City Councilman Anthony Higgs, D-3rd, is getting a raise — just not as much as he thought he deserved.
HAMMOND | A Merrillville man who helped a woman rob an online dating acquaintance was sentenced to five years in federal prison, the U.S. attorney’s office said Friday.
HAMMOND | Suspected Imperial Gangster Darmaile Cortez Sutton, 29, of East Chicago, reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors Thursday.
HAMMOND | A 19-year-old Merrillville woman accused of kidnapping and robbing an online acquaintance has decided to forgo a jury trial and plead guilty to the lesser charge.
HAMMOND | Former Morton High School teacher and coach Benjamin Chinn is suing the School City of Hammond and its School Board three months after being acquitted of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.
HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors closed the book on the Texas leader of the Latin Kings street gang Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hammond.
HAMMOND | A suspect in an East Chicago kidnapping case struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors Wednesday.
HAMMOND | Ten years ago, 25-year-old Julio Cartagena was gunned down outside an apartment building in the 1900 block of East Columbus Drive in East Chicago. And since the early morning hours of May 16, 2003, no one has been held responsible for the shooting.
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