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CROWN POINT | David Hamm, the incumbent Lake County 1st District Councilman, easily won his party's nomination Tuesday, turning back a challenge from Antonio Dagett Sr. on the Democratic ticket.
CROWN POINT | Jamal Washington, of Merrillville, apparently will represent the Democratic Party in the general election for the 3rd District Lake County Council seat.
EAST CHICAGO | A 21-year-old resident of East Chicago was arrested and charged with the murder of Stephen Davis.
HAMMOND | Hammond is moving its recycling program from a division of the Department of Public Works to a private contractor.
A new source of $800,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency will help Gary, East Chicago and Hammond clean up old industrial sites.
HAMMOND | Heather Garay will take over as Hammond's new controller, following the departure of Robert Lendi after 10 years with the city.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department placed a K-9 police officer on administrative leave Thursday after a video posted on YouTube shows the officer hitting and lifting a police dog by its collar during a traffic stop.
GARY | Gary is banking on a multimillion-dollar performing arts and academic building shared between Indiana University Northwest and Ivy Tech as a key marketing tool for future investment.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said in a mandated statement Monday the Hammond Housing Authority will continue to help families through the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
EAST CHICAGO | Crime for the first quarter of 2014 in East Chicago is down overall, compared to the same three months in 2013.
HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced during the City Council meeting Monday would extend the College Bound scholarship program for students in the class of 2026, but will cap the amount at current tuition rates.
GARY | A small group of residents and computer programmers from Northwest Indiana met recently for the first Gary Hack Night at Indiana University Northwest.
HAMMOND | A new Veterans Appreciation Day parade announced Friday by Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan is intended to attract veterans from across the state and beyond to participate.
GARY | There's a chance for cities in Lake County to grab a piece of $16 million to pay for removing blighted and abandoned homes.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago City Council will consider contributing 5 percent of the city's county economic development income tax revenues, with a cap of $125,000 a year, to expand the South Shore commuter train.
EAST CHICAGO | Ten houses in the Marktown neighborhood that were sold to BP are scheduled for demolition May 5, renewing residents' concerns about preserving the history of their homes.
GRIFFITH | Since being diagnosed with cancer 11 months ago, Jasmine DeJesus, of Griffith, has had her tough days.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago officials are preparing to discuss whether the city will contribute money to expand the South Shore commuter rail line.
Four Lake County mayors were recognized Monday for their efforts to increase their knowledge of municipal government.
MUNSTER | In five years, a team of 25 students has gone from starting a new robotics team to heading to the international competition.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago is investing $2 million in new equipment and improvements for eight parks in the city.
GARY | Five officers from the Gary Police Department will be charged with keeping a close eye on those who are considered some of the city's worst criminals.
HAMMOND | Registration for the East Hammond's 10th annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament is open.
HAMMOND | A new ordinance to update the city's drug and alcohol policy was introduced recently to the Hammond City Council.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council has authorized the Hammond Fire Department to apply for a federal grant to help buy new radios.
GARY | The eight annual Parenting Fair, hosted by the Indiana Parenting Institute, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Baber Youth Center, First AME Church, 2005 Massachusetts St.
HAMMOND | Local police, firefighters and residents will deliver Easter to the family of a domestic violence shooting victim.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Board of Public Works and Safety denied a business license to Zinity Motors LLC for filing an incorrect address and Social Security number.
HAMMOND | City Controller Robert Lendi started his career in accounting, largely because his professor pushed him into seeking a college degree.
HAMMOND | Debate over firefighters' seniority days began in the Hammond City Council chambers Monday, but discussion was tabled for a future meeting.
CROWN POINT | A local pastor's battle to find a new home for his congregation will have its day in court.
Three affordable housing projects in Gary, East Chicago and Hammond missed the mark by a few points to receive tax credits, and local housing officials believe they're being ignored by state officials.
CROWN POINT | A local kennel had its operating license suspended while the Lake County Sheriff's Department conducts an investigation into a dog's death after its stay.
GARY | In about a week, city officials say residents will start to notice progress on one of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's campaign promises: the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Board of Public Works and Safety has requested an investigation to see if a new ordinance is considered an unfair labor action between the city of Hammond and Hammond Firefighters Local 556.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. supports regional ideas such as expanding the South Shore commuter rail, but his priority must be Hammond, he said.
HAMMOND | Three weeks after Hammond firefighters and the city signed a contract, an ordinance pitched by 6th District Councilman Homero Hinojosa is causing tempers to flare.
Police in Missouri have arrested a man and woman who are suspected of robbing an East Chicago bank at gunpoint last week, FBI officials said.
HAMMOND | The railroad crossing on Calumet Avenue north of the Indianapolis Boulevard intersection near the Horseshoe Casino will be closed from Saturday to April 13 to allow for repairs to the rails.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland focused on one theme during his State of the City address Thursday: East Chicago is ready for investment.
HAMMOND | Police are asking for information to help identify a male suspect who reportedly robbed at gunpoint a Marathon gas station at 220 165th St.
HAMMOND | Gary Councilman Ronier Scott was sentenced Tuesday to three months in prison, 400 hours of community service and one year supervised release for violating federal tax laws.
HAMMOND | New bicycle path bridges over 165th Avenue and the Columbia-Southeastern avenue intersections will cause temporary traffic diversions.
GARY | A contentious public meeting, preceded by a shouting match in an almost two-hour executive session, left the Gary Public Library main branch renovation project in limbo last week.
HAMMOND | A nonfiction book about a series of homicides hooked Brian Miller's interest in law enforcement.
EAST CHICAGO | In one short hour, as many as 100 people in need file through the food line at The Salvation Army Community Center for a free lunch.
This winter's bitter cold has utility companies worried about aging pipes throughout Northwest Indiana, and more issues could surface as the ground begins to thaw.
EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man faces multiple charges after months of domestic violence against his pregnant wife, police said.
HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday urged Hammond City Council members to get on board with the South Shore commuter train expansion.
EAST CHICAGO | A dinner fundraiser to help St. Joseph's Carmelite Home in East Chicago will feature Cardinal Francis George, spiritual leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as a special guest.
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