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Multiple agencies are working to piece together the circumstances that led to the workplace death of a Newton County man some 12 hours after he was involved in a fight at a Merrillville union hall.
HAMMOND | Midwestern Steel Fabricators was destroyed by a stubborn fire Monday night that had firefighters at the scene putting out hot spots some 12 hours later.
HAMMOND | Crews are clearing trees from Gibson Woods Nature Preserve in Hammond in an effort to boost the native environment there, a county official said.
Co-workers of a Lansing man found dead in a retention ditch nearly a week after he went missing are raising funds to assist his family with funeral costs as authorities await word on his cause of death.
LANSING | Mary Deltoro stomped the snow off her shoes Friday after walking in to Riley's Place Varieties to buy Mega Millions tickets.
Darryl Welty, of Highland, buys Mega Millions tickets Friday from Karen Deichen, co-owner of Riley's Place Varieties in Lansing. Welty said he'd buy a lake house if he won the $425 million jackpot.
Karen Deichen, co-owner of Riley's Place Varieties in Lansing, sells Mega Millions tickets Friday to Mary Deltoro, of Lansing. The jackpot stands at $425 million, the second largest in the game's history.
LANSING | The body of a Lansing man missing for nearly a week was found Thursday night.
HAMMOND | A 31-year-old Hammond woman was forced inside her Hammond home and robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning.
HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.
During John Ervin's 30 years as a field ecologist working to combat invasive plant species for Indiana, one question weighed on his mind.
A Chicago man was arrested and charged after allegedly sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman he met online at gunpoint in a Chicago Heights forest preserve.
PORTAGE | The environmental committee of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday discussed the proposed Illiana Expressway without agreeing to a recommendation for a vote by the full board.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University professor and her students have partnered with local emergency responders to develop a state-of-the-art system for managing disasters using the 2008 Munster flood as a model.
GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.
GARY | Gary police are following up on a number of leads in Monday's three homicides, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
GARY | Gary police are probing the homicides of three people and the shootings of five others in what is believed to be two separate incidents Monday.
Roy Krizek doesn't like the idea of spending Thanksgiving camped outside of a big box store.
Silas Sconiers and Stacey Clayton just want to spend their retirement fishing.
EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old man was killed and his pregnant girlfriend wounded in an early morning shooting when someone leaned in through a window and shot them in their sleep, police said.
WASHINGTON | An East Chicago community organizer fasting for immigration reform on the National Mall had a visit from the president and first lady, who shared their support.
EAST CHICAGO | Residents near 145th Street and Baring Avenue were evacuated for four hours Monday during the city’s latest gas leak.
Visitors to Indiana's latest nature preserve will have to work a little harder than most sight-seers to take in the attraction.
HAMMOND | A fire ripped through an auto salvage yard late Sunday afternoon, burning at least eight vehicles there.
Marty Ozinga IV said his family-owned business doesn't make it a practice to publicly pat itself on the back, but with the opening of the company's new compressed natural gas station, felt it was necessary.
HAMMOND | Stakeholders gathered Friday at Purdue University Calumet for a seminar on the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern, touting successes on what was once deemed "the filthiest stream in the world."
MUNSTER | Two local veterans reunited by The Times' Korean War Veterans History Project were the guests of honor Monday at a Veterans Day luncheon hosted by Hartsfield Village.
Ted Erceg, left, of Valparaiso, and Joe Pupillo, of Dyer, listen to a presentation during the Hartsfield Village Veterans Day luncheon in Munster. The veterans, who were chilhood friends in Gary, were the guests of honor at the event.
Joe Pupillo, of Dyer, addresses veterans gathered for the Hartsfield Village Veterans Day luncheon in Munster. Pupillo and Ted Erceg, of Valparaiso, were the guests of honor.
Joe Pupillo made a promise to God on a frigid battlefield in Korea 63 years ago that he believes saved his life and brought peace to the family of a fallen comrade.
Ted Erceg spent 63 years wondering if the boy who grew up a block away in Gary's Kirk Yard neighborhood made it out of the Korean War alive.
A grassroots efforts by a Beverly Shores couple to reduce light pollution in the Lake Michigan shoreline town may be recognized by an international organization supporting the efforts.
HIGHLAND | NIPSCO is investigating reports of brief, frequent power outages in Highland and Griffith, representatives said Tuesday.
When Dan McDevitt was growing up in the heart of Gary's then-thriving downtown district, if he misbehaved, his parents knew about it before he hit the front steps.
GARY | A deadly year has Gary's per capita homicide rate nearing numbers of national significance, and city officials are concerned.
GARY | A 5-month-old Gary baby died at a Chicago hospital Friday morning after suffering head injuries in a case of alleged abuse, police said.
WHITING | A noise similar to a jet engine that startled some residents near the BP Whiting Refinery early Tuesday was nothing more than a routine release of steam, company representatives said.
DYER | A man who allegedly robbed a Dyer gas station on U.S. 30 while brandishing a large knife early Tuesday is still at large after leading police on a brief car chase before fleeing on foot.
GARY | A Gary man was shot and killed there early Monday, bringing the city's homicides for 2013 to 43.
PORTAGE | The general manager of the Michigan City Sanitary District says the once-troubled department has turned a corner.
GARY | City and county elected officials met with Gary residents for a town hall forum Saturday, telling their constituents they need their help in improving the city
Lake County CLerk Mike Brown, left, speaks at a town hall forum hosted by All Nations Church of God in Christ Church Saturday in Gary. Fourth District Gary Councilwoman Carolyn Rogers, center, and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, right, also participated in the event.
Patricia Johnson, left, speaks with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson after a town hall forum at All Nations Church of God in Christ Church Saturday.
PORTAGE | Region planners are hoping grant funds will encourage municipalities to work toward making their city centers the true cores of their communities.
CHICAGO | An investigation by the Chicago Police Department's bomb and arson squad revealed no explosive devices in a package resembling a homemade bomb left on a train platform at the Van Buren Street station during the Wednesday morning rush.
VALPARAISO | Evan Merz was talking to a friend in the Electric Vehicle Club at Purdue University when the pair had an "aha moment" that turned them from students into entrepreneurs.
CHESTERTON | Indiana officials dedicated the state's first ever underwater preserve at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Monday at the site of the shipwreck of the J.D. Marshall.
Evan Merz, 22, of Valparaiso holds Kickr, the portable, electric longboard skateboard motor he invented with friend Joe Carabetta at Purdue University.
WHITING | The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued its final ruling on a permit application for BP's Whiting Refinery, requiring the company to cut its mercury releases into Lake Michigan by more than half.
THE PINES | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a South Shore commuter train in The Pines at the start of the morning rush Wednesday.
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