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Pinhook Bog

Pinhook Bog

Insect-eating pitcher plants highlight the unique habitat of Pinhook Bog in LaPorte County.

April 15, 2014 11:21 pm
Vehicles navigate high water

Vehicles navigate high water

Vehicles navigate high water at the viaduct on U.S. 30, just east of U.S. 41 in Schererville on Thursday morning.

February 20, 2014 9:39 am
Union Township School Corp. referendum

Union Township School Corp. referendum

The yard of a house near Wheeler High School, seen in the background, displays a sign in support of the Union Township School Corp. referendum seeking an increase in property taxes. Voters will decide the referendum Tuesday.

May 02, 2013 8:38 pm
Hebron, Union schools next up to ask voters for more money

Hebron, Union schools next up to ask voters for more money

The yard of a house across the street from Union Center Elementary School displays a sign in support of the Union Township School Corp. referendum seeking an increase in property taxes. Voters will decide the referendum Tuesday.

May 02, 2013 8:37 pm
Richard Lugar's next chapter

Richard Lugar's next chapter

Former U.S. Sen Richard Lugar in his new offices in Washington D.C.'s Dupont Circle neighborhood. Lugar will be the keynote speaker and will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 2013 Northwest Indiana Business and Industry Hall of Fame induction ceremony March 22.

February 10, 2013 12:28 am
Mr. Lugar stays in Washington

Mr. Lugar stays in Washington

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar looks over material as he works in his new office in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. A month after leaving the Senate, Lugar is working on establishing a non-profit organization as a way to continue his role as a statesman and mentor others i…

February 07, 2013 6:44 pm
Mr. Lugar stays in Washington

Mr. Lugar stays in Washington

D.C.'s Dupont Circle neighborhood is home to the new center of operations for former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar.

February 07, 2013 6:44 pm
Mr. Lugar stays in Washington

Mr. Lugar stays in Washington

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar goes over schedule details with his executive assistant Conor Burns last week at his new offices. Lugar hopes to maintain much of his Senate staff in his new operation.

February 07, 2013 6:44 pm
Crown Point man killed in U.S. 6 crash

Crown Point man killed in U.S. 6 crash

A GMC Envoy is loaded onto a tow truck after a head-on collision Wednesday morning that killed one person and shut down Ridge Road, just east of Ind. 51 in Hobart.

November 07, 2012 2:22 pm
Crown Point man killed in U.S. 6 crash on Wednesday

Crown Point man killed in U.S. 6 crash on Wednesday

Emergency personnel inspect the wreckage at the scene of a fatal head-on collision Wednesday morning on Ridge Road, just east of Ind. 51 in Hobart.

November 07, 2012 2:22 pm
Pregnant horse rescued from railroad bridge

Pregnant horse rescued from railroad bridge

Owner Arjen Byvoets talks while holding his pregnant horse, Anna, after she was rescued from a railroad bridge in Union Township on Wednesday night.

July 04, 2012 9:39 pm
Horse rescued from railroad bridge

Horse rescued from railroad bridge

Volunteers assist a pregnant horse from a railroad after she had gotten stuck on it Wednesday night. To view a video of the rescue, visit nwi.com.

July 04, 2012 9:36 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

In the April 11, 2012 edition, The Times' Doug Ross and Robert Blaszkiewicz look at the state of the presidential campaign, the lawsuit to stop implementation of the right-to-work law and the boiling tensions between the state and the Gary Community School Corp.

April 11, 2012 3:55 pm
Stepfather arrested in slaying of Valpo woman

Stepfather arrested in slaying of Valpo woman

Balloons, candles, stuffed animals and a paper cross form a makeshift memorial Saturday near the Valparaiso home where 22-year-old Shawnna Forgus was found dead early Tuesday. On Saturday, police said Forgus' stepfather, Allen Warnes, had been arrested in connection with her slaying.

February 25, 2012 6:04 pm

Nabisc-oh-no: Snack spill closes down I-65 again

The Fig Newton may be one of Nabisco's most popular products, but Newton County seems to be bad luck for the snack food brand.

May 13, 2009 12:00 am

Nabisc-oh-no: Snack spill shuts I-65 again

The Fig Newton may be one of Nabisco's most popular products, but Newton County seems to be bad luck for the snack food brand.

May 13, 2009 12:00 am
Teen's body recovered from lake

Teen's body recovered from lake

BEVERLY SHORES | A mother's wait ended Wednesday, but it wasn't the ending she had hoped for.

July 17, 2008 12:00 am
Body of missing swimmer found near Kemil Beach

Body of missing swimmer found near Kemil Beach

BEVERLY SHORES | The body of DaVante Jackson was recovered at 10:22 a.m. Wednesday, three days after the Chicago Heights 14-year-old apparently drowned while swimming in strong currents at Kemil Beach.

July 16, 2008 12:00 am
Cops: 2 die when driver tries to beat train

Cops: 2 die when driver tries to beat train

GARY | A Gary woman and man were killed late Wednesday when an Amtrak train struck their car on the County Line Road crossing north of U.S. 12 between Gary and Portage.

April 04, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Gary woman, man killed in county line Amtrak crash

A Gary woman and man were killed late Wednesday when an Amtrak train struck their car between Gary and Portage.

April 03, 2008 12:00 am

Elderly man found in pool of blood

LAKE STATION | An 89-year-old Lake Station man was found dead in a pool of blood on his porch Wednesday afternoon.

November 01, 2007 12:00 am

Residents at the mercy of the water

There's a reason that the great flood is one of the most pervasive mythical tales crossing time and culture.

September 17, 2006 12:00 am

Endless summer? Yeah, right

Does school really start this week? It seems like summer just got here, and there's so much I didn't get done.

August 20, 2006 12:00 am

Eye candy killed the video star

Remember music videos?

August 06, 2006 12:00 am

In Threat-Down culture, the joke's on us

There are threats, and there are "threats."

July 30, 2006 12:00 am

Say it loud, say it proud: We're No. 1

If Chicago's got a second city complex, then Indiana certainly has a secondary state complex.

July 23, 2006 12:00 am

Priceless donation doesn't cost a cent

You've probably seen the commercial on Chicago TV stations showing a series of people awaiting organ transplants to the strains of Bob Marley's "Waiting in Vain."

July 16, 2006 12:00 am

Why fight the crowds and traffic?

The Taste of Chicago ends today, but I don't think I'm going to make it to Grant Park.

July 09, 2006 12:00 am

A lesson that you can't take it with you

When Warren Buffett pledged nearly $31 billion of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, some wondered about his kids' reaction to dad giving away the family fortune.

July 02, 2006 12:00 am

One-Tank Trip: Wisconsin Dells

The Wisconsin Dells, which has billed itself in recent years as "The Waterpark Capital of the World," seems intent on making sure no other locale takes its title.

July 01, 2006 12:00 am

Researchers dig up the dirt on getting sick

All you clean freaks, with your "anti-bacterial this" and your "HEPA filter that" are in for a rude awakening.

June 25, 2006 12:00 am

Bird flu: Turning panic into preparedness

After watching the ABC movie "Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America" on Tuesday, I couldn't decide whether the network was hoping to scare its audience into the fetal position or if it was just capitalizing on the disaster film trend (see "Poseidon").

May 14, 2006 12:00 am

Voters take citizenship for granted

If you measured patriotism by turnout, the immigrant community had the citizenry beat by a mile this past week.

May 07, 2006 12:00 am

A road fit for the Old Man's Oldsmobile

Last week, The Times had a bit of fun contemplating the possibilities of naming the Indiana Toll Road.

April 30, 2006 12:00 am

Message of hate received loud and clear

Memo to members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan.: We get it already, you hate homosexuals.

April 23, 2006 12:00 am

Headlines written in black and white

I picked up the newspaper on Tuesday morning, saw the headline: "Witness: Race kills 4 in Gary," and I wasn't thinking about speeding cars.

April 16, 2006 12:00 am

Could that stranger be a friend?

After a bit of awkward silence, the irony of the situation struck me.

April 09, 2006 12:00 am

Reason to come back to the Big Easy

After a few days in New Orleans, you begin to get the paradox of the whole situation.

April 02, 2006 12:00 am

Surprises in the cacophony of technology

With every new technology, comes new annoyances. Or so it seems.

March 26, 2006 12:00 am

Better hide the kids, it's another TV study

The Parents Television Council's latest report on children's television is called "Wolves in Sheep's Clothing." A more descriptive title would be "Chicken Little."

March 12, 2006 12:00 am

Cultural literacy can be read many ways

I don't have my hopes too high for Jon Stewart, host of tonight's Academy Awards.

March 05, 2006 12:00 am

Alarming trend puts region's babies at risk

You know those TV shows, where the very pregnant wife says, "it's time," and the goofy husband rushes around the house grabbing her already prepared overnight bag to take to the hospital?

February 26, 2006 12:00 am

Like shooting fish (or pheasants) in a barrel

Maybe Indiana state senators thought twice about enticing Vice President Dick Cheney and his shotgun to pay a visit to the Hoosier state.

February 19, 2006 12:00 am

Are Mick and Keith gathering moss?

What does your typical 13-year-old think of the 60-something members of the Rolling Stones?

February 12, 2006 12:00 am

Kiss the cook

Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series in which The Times will sample area cooking schools.

February 08, 2006 12:00 am

Toll Road deal doesn't account for Jetsons factor

Weren't we supposed to have flying cars by now?

January 29, 2006 12:00 am

Switch on that light bulb above your head

Where do the best ideas come from?

January 22, 2006 12:00 am

A tortured trip back to 'Hippieville'

Sometimes, popular culture intersects with political culture in the most interesting ways, saying more about us than we might initially notice.

January 15, 2006 12:00 am

Region gets left in the cold again

"Now is the winter of our discontent."

January 08, 2006 12:00 am

Are you reeling in the years?

There's a game I like to play on Saturday mornings.

January 01, 2006 12:00 am
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