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A westbound train arrives at the South Shore Line East Chicago station. On March 10 at 6 p.m., Emerging Leaders of Northwest Indiana, is hosting “Laying Tracks for the Future,” an informational event in support of rail expansion.
A PCL Alverno medical technologist prepares bacteria samples to be identified by a laser target method in May at the Hammond lab.
Marian Catholic diver Joey Cifelli broke his goal of scoring over 500 points on a dive. He had 552 in winning the event at the Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional. He is looking to win the diving at this weekend's IHSA state meet in Evanston.
T.F. North grad Claude Garrett signed to play football for South Alabama. He was attending North Dakota State College of Science.
Marian Catholic's Ashton Millender draws the foul on Rolling Meadows' Allie Kemph in McDonald's Shootout in January. Millender has been a leader for the Class 4A No. 6 and Times No. 2 Spartans.
Traffic is reduced to two lanes on eastbound Interstate 94 for construction on the bridge over Beam Street in Porter. State gas taxes and other vehicle fees bring in about $515 million a year. Hoosier lawmakers agreed in 2013 to supplement that with an additional $210 million a year by diver…
Paul Labovitz, shown during his eight-week stint as acting superintendent in September 2013, was named the new superintendent at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Monday. He begins his new role on May 18.
T.F. South player David Stinson shoots against T.F. South players Nick Wood and Marquis Todd in North's 47-45 win last year. The two meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Calumet City.
Crown Brewing in Crown Point, pictured here, is among nine craft breweries in the region featured on the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority's South Shore Brewery trail.
T.F. South's Corey Cross, left, wrestles with partner Jake Tisza during practice at the school.
T.F. South's Corey Cross is looking to make a good showing in the postseason.
Three Floyds Brewing Co. brewer Andrew Mason inspects a tank in April 2011 at the brewery in Munster.
E.C. Central's Hyron Edwards, shown here against West Side, scored a career-high 32 points against Lake Central this week.
T.F. South senior bowler Taveon Roberson will compete in this weekend's state meet in O'Fallon.
Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot leaves the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Hammond on Monday Aug. 20, 2012 after his federal trial began. Philpot recently transferred from a federal prison to the Chicago Residential Re-entry Management Program.
T.F. South's Taveon Roberson advanced from the Andrew Sectional and will compete in this weekend's state meet in O'Fallon.
T.F. South's Donald Stone said the weather has made players change their routine and try to get workouts in on their own.
Andrean's Josh Barajas, right, breaks up a pass intended for Indianapolis Brebeuf's LeVante' Bellamy in Andrean's 35-27 win over Indianapolis Brebeuf in the Class 3A State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Barajas has received scholarship offers from Purdue and Illinois so f…
T.F. South's Jake Tisza puts a move on T.F. North's Tamari Williams. Tisza is one of the favorites in the 138-pound class at Saturday's South Suburban Conference meet.
Lake Central's Lizzie Seymour, left, is one of three Division I softball players on the Indians' roster. But the school district has received a Civil Rights grievance in part because L.C. does not offer freshman softball but does offer freshman baseball. The district is now conducting a surv…
Northwest Indiana remains without a trauma care center, but several local hospitals are applying this year for a trauma center designation.
Lake Central's Gina Rubino and West Side's Amari Ferguson play in a game in St. John earlier this season. Lake Central beat West Side on Jan. 15 and in last season's sectional opener. With the draw announced Sunday, the Indians and Cougars — both the top-rated teams in the Lowell Sectional —…
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Hanover Central's Nick Myszkowski and Lowell's Aaron Hamm fight for a loose ball in the season opener. Hamm has built a reputation of doing all the little things for the Red Devils. He helped Lowell winn the Caston Holiday Tournament on Saturday night, the program's first in-season champions…
Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball coach Tony Smith talks to his team during a November practice. Smith and the Vikings play at Bolingbrook on Tuesday. Smith and a few H-F players were at Bolingbrook last year.
T.F. South senior bowler Taveon Roberson is hoping to lead the Rebels to the South Suburban Blue Conference title Saturday.
Following the recent ups and downs in the housing market, buyers are taking more of a “sellers” perspective when looking at the pros and cons of options they can afford.
Crete-Monee senior Nyles Morgan will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday in San Antonio.
Andrean players celebrate their 35-27 win over Indianapolis Brebeuf in the Class 3A State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Nov. 29.
Bowman Academy players celebrate their 86-73 Class 2A boys basketball state championship win over Linton-Stockton at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 23.
T.F. South's Ka-Ton Mays dunks over Evergreen Park's Tobi Oladejo during a Dec. 6 win.
T.F. South's Donald Stone had 24 points, including the game-winning basket against Evergreen Park.
A team led by Dr. Scott Kaufman, left, performs an ablation procedure to correct a ventricular tachycardia arrhythmia in a patient in the control room of the Electrophysiology Lab at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso. Local hospital executives say Indiana hospitals and outpatient center…
T.F. South's Ninah Bertrand is a three-year starter and a team captain. She is also ranked No. 4 in her class of 500.
Andrean coach Phil Mason smiles in his team's 35-27 win over Indianapolis Brebeuf in the Class 3A State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis last Friday. A great sense of relief with the win came for Mason, The Times Coach of the Year for the 2013 season.
Andrean quarterback Matt DeSomer passes in last Friday's 35-27 win over Indianapolis Brebeuf in the Class 3A State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. DeSomer is The Times Offensive Player of the Year for the 2013 season.
West Side's Dana Evans, left, and the Cougars will meet Logansport on Jan. 1. in the 15th annual Times Region Roundball Rumble.
West Side's Dana Evans, left, and the Cougars will meet Logansport on Jan. 1 in the 15th annual Times Region Roundball Rumble.
Former Highland coach Eddie Fierek works the sideline against Merrillville during a 2011 game. After a year away from basketball, Fierek is an assistant at Calumet College.
After playing sparingly his first three years on Broadway, Andrean's Donovan Chandler has stepped up big time as a senior. Heading into today's Class 3A state championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium against Indianapolis Brebeuf, Chandler 41 receptions for 858 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Andrean's Jamie Johnson scores a touchdown against Jimtown in a Class 3A regional championship. The junior wide receiver has given coach Phil Mason a ton of speed on the perimeter to help open up things inside.
Devon DillardSchool Bowman AcademyGrade:Jr.Height:6-6Stats: 16.7 ppg., 6.6 rpg.Position: GNickname: VonColleges recruiting me: Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, Creighton, Michigan State, Dayton, Xavier, Iowa, Marquette, Miami, Florida StateMy favorite basketball player, why: Kobe Bryant, H…
Hyron EdwardsSchool E.C. CentralGrade:Jr.Height:6-1Stats: 18 ppg., 3.4 rpgPosition: GNickname: Hi CColleges recruiting me: Indiana, Purdue, Northwestern, Florida, Miami, StanfordMy favorite basketball player, why: Lebron James because he's dedicated to the game and his work ethic is eliteMy …
E.C. Central running back Anthony Hunt has 935 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns, which isn't bad for the Cardinals' No. 2 running back. Hunt and No. 1 tailback Martayveus Carter (1,164 yards) and best friend will lead E.C. into Friday's Class 4A Northern Semistate against Fort Wayne Dwenger.
Drew Fox, owner of 18th Street Brewing, tests the scent of a beer at the brewery in Gary.
Purdue University Calumet students line up for their graduation. In recent decades, more women have been attending college than men. At Purdue, the student population is currently 57 percent women.
Bowman Academy player Justin King is called for a foul against Linton-Stockton player Austin Karazsia in Bowman's 86-73 Class 2A Boys Basketball State Championship win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. King, a D-I recruit, is an example of Bowman's top shelf talent playing against …
Bowman Academy head coach Marvin Rea argues a call in his team's 79-57 loss to Park Tudor in the 2012 Class 2A state final at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis on Saturday, Gary's state power was embarrassed by the Indianapolis school.
Bowman Academy players celebrate in the locker room after their 86-73 Class 2A Boys Basketball State Championship win over Linton-Stockton at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis last March. The Eagles two trips to state in back-to-back years will have them playing Class 3A this season.
Bowman Academy players celebrate their 86-73 Class 2A Boys Basketball State Championship win over Linton-Stockton at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis last March.
Bowman Academy players pose with their runner-up trophy after their 79-57 loss to Park Tudor in the 2012 Class 2A state final at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis. This Eagles team had three Division I players.
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