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CHESTERTON | Emergency crews are searching for a Chesterton native who went missing on a hiking trip in Colorado Friday afternoon.
While not everyone agrees on which method is best, elected officials and federal agencies are working now more than ever to find solutions to the Asian carp invasion.
Jeff Langbehn took a look back at 2013 figures for the Lake County Solid Waste Management District early this year and was pleased with what he saw.
Water quality in the region has improved greatly over the years and more work to continue the momentum is in the works.
Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
HAMMOND | A 26-year-old man was identified Thursday as the person who was killed in a shooting Wednesday in Hammond, officials said.
HOBART | Hobart police reminded residents Thursday to use caution when letting people into their homes after an 80-year-old woman was scammed this week.
The latest snowfall left thousands without power for most of Wednesday and caused numerous crashes.
CROWN POINT | Three residents are safe after their home was engulfed in flames Wednesday morning.
The third coldest and snowiest winter in Chicago history has clearly overstayed its welcome, but there is some good news coming from the miserable season.
CHICAGO | Gary native and former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle is combining two of his favorite things – baseball and food – in his latest business venture.
HAMMOND | A 44-year-old Hammond man was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night in the parking lot of his apartment complex, police said.
MUNSTER | The Rev. Yaroslav Mendyuk keeps a close eye on news from Ukraine and knows all too well of the struggles of those fighting for peace there.
Rudy Lopez once again is taking his fight for immigration reform to the streets, this time with a six-week cross-country tour.
A 19-year-old Merrillville man was arrested and charged Saturday afternoon in connection with Monday's vandalism at the South Shore Gary Metro Station, police said.
Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
HOBART | Public entities interested in adding electric vehicle charging stations to their properties can apply for them through a NIPSCO program announced Tuesday.
Rob Higley, director of marketing for Crosspoint Kinetics of Indianapolis, left, speaks to Jared Aladenika and Felicx Reyes, right at the South Shore Clean Cities annual meeting. Aladenika and Reyes are sophomores at Alan B. Shephard High School in Palos Heights.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Coroner's office is asking for the public's help in locating family members of two local people who recently died.
GARY | The senior club where five people were shot late Wednesday was not registered to do business in the state after failing to file documents regarding its nonprofit status, officials said Thursday.
Relief is finally in sight from the bitter cold that gripped its hold on the region for weeks, but with it comes concern about flooding from melting mounds of snow.
EAST CHICAGO | A 17-year-old East Chicago boy was shot and killed in the city late Monday, marking the second homicide in Lake County in 2014.
PORTER | Paul Labovitz will serve as the new superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the National Park Service announced Monday.
Local law enforcement officials may have found one of the few pieces of good news from the seemingly never-ending snow and below-zero temperatures this this year.
GARY│Calling this winter “one of the most brutal in recent memory,” Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Friday announced a strategic blitz to address a record or near-record amount of potholes on state roads and highways throughout the state.
Northwest Indiana residents woke up Wednesday morning to 2 to 8 inches of snow and major traffic delays on the interstates.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville-based White Lodging is investigating a reported breach of customer information.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet police detained an Oklahoma man Thursday with a handgun and several magazines of ammunition on suspicion he was stalking a female student of the school, officials said.
HAMMOND | Hammond firefighters rescued a woman from her burning home early Friday.
CALUMET CITY | A Calumet City man was shot near his home there Thursday night, police said.
Air temperatures and wind chills were still below zero Wednesday morning, causing black ice and multiple crashes in Hammond and near the Illinois State Line.
HAMMOND | The Region STOP Team arrested one of Lake County's most wanted on Tuesday night in Hammond, East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker said.
The bitter cold weather and constantly running furnaces prompted some utility companies Tuesday to encourage customers to conserve energy in other ways.
LYNWOOD | A single-family home was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon.
MICHIGAN CITY | Coolspring Township Fire Chief Mick Pawlik arrived Thursday to a mile of devastation on Interstate 94 near Michigan City.
LANSING | Lansing police are seeking the public's help in finding Marcus Randle-El, a former University of Wisconsin football player accused of taking his daughter at gunpoint Thursday night.
HAMMOND | Had city officials been given an opportunity to inspect the rental house at 644 Sibley St. prior to the fatal fire Wednesday night, the residence likely would have been declared uninhabitable.
HIGHLAND | A Highland thrift center's front canopy collapsed under the weight of heavy snow Friday morning, pulling part of the facade from the building and closing a portion of the street.
HAMMOND | Space heaters being used in a home without heat are believed to have caused a Wednesday night house fire that killed three young children, officials said.
WINFIELD | A frozen pipe in a fire suppression system burst Tuesday night at Chicagoland Christian Village, flooding a portion of the nursing home there and causing an interior ceiling collapse, officials said.
WHITING | Subzero temperatures Tuesday morning hampered firefighters' efforts to battle a blaze at a home in Whiting.
Times reporter Lauri Harvey Keagle captures the snow on the pines in Winfield.
GARY | Indiana State Police reopened all lanes of traffic on Interstate 65 just after 11 a.m. Tuesday after two crashes closed them for more than eight hours.
DOLTON | The brother of two men charged in the Christmas shooting death of a pregnant Calumet City teen turned himself in Monday, according to Dolton officials.
DOLTON | Police said late Saturday that the boyfriend of a pregnant Calumet City teen shot her Christmas night in Dolton.
EAST CHICAGO | The American Red Cross found shelter for 13 residents of an apartment building in East Chicago after a fire there Saturday afternoon.
Jacqueline Ross, great aunt of Eva Casara, speaks through tears at a vigil and march for the slain pregnant teen Saturday in Dolton. Casara was gunned down on Christmas Day.
Community activist Andrew Holmes embraces Esterita Casara, mother of slain pregnant teen Eva Casara, during a vigil and march in Dolton Saturday night. The teen was shot Christmas Day.
Chicago community activist Andrew Holmes, left, embraces Esterita Casara, mother of slain pregnant teen Eva Casara, Saturday during a vigil at the site of the teen's Christmas Day murder in Dolton.
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