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Anika Johnson hit a 3-foot bank shot at the buzzer to give the Bloom Township girls basketball team a 63-62 win over Rich East on Thursday night in Southland Athletic Conference play.
PORTER | A 54-year-old man was being treated Thursday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after he shot himself in his hand, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
SCHERERVILLE | An adult and a juvenile were arrested following a burglary Wednesday in the 500 block of Gard Lane.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is investigating a fire that began shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday at a duplex at 5492 Aspen.
VALPARAISO | This week's cold weather has prompted the Valparaiso Police Department to activate its Senior Care Program, which will call local seniors who have registered with the department.
Part of the aftermath of an on-court fight Tuesday will find both Lake Central and Hobart girls basketball teams without a player for today's conference matchups.
HAMMOND | United Neighborhoods Inc. will host a first-time homebuyer educational workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 19.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday voted in favor of the Illiana Expressway by a 76-20 weighted vote.
CROWN POINT | A complaint filed Thursday by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller alleges a Lake County homeowner lost thousands to a New Jersey-based foreclosure consultant.
BOONE GROVE | Police are investigating a reported shortfall of money in the Boone Grove/Winfield Pop Warner bank accounts.
Many area schools delayed the start of classes Thursday due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills.
HAMMOND | There will be a joyful noise this weekend as Bishop Noll Institute's band and choral programs showcase their talents at the school's annual BNI Christmas Concert. The concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Bishop Noll Institute auditorium, 1519 Hoffman St.
VALPARAISO | Avalon Springs Health Campus will be hosting a community wide Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 2400 Silhavy Road. The event is open to all members of the community and admission is free.
MERRILLVILLE | Plans for construction of a new 81-room motel can proceed following action Tuesday by the Merrillville Town Council.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Town Council gave final approval to five business-related special exception requests.
The Crown Point High School Excalibur Yearbook staff won the 2013 Division III Harvey Award, the highest honor in the state given by the Indiana High School Press Association, school officials said.
An 8-0 run midway through the fourth quarter Wednesday night pushed host Lincoln-Way Central past Illiana Christian, 52-41, in boys basketball action.
Terry McLaurin did everything Indianapolis Cathedral asked this season.
Several school districts in Northwest Indiana issued a two-hour delay for Thursday morning in anticipation of wind chills that are expected to dip below zero.
CHICAGO | There were no big winners after Tuesday night's Mega Millions numbers were drawn, rolling the jackpot to $400 million.
PORTAGE | Friends and family of Rogelio and Karina Gonzalez are hosting a benefit Friday to help the family.
WINFIELD | The Winfield Community Foundation has commissioned a pavilion in memory of the late John Curley, a former Winfield Township Trustee.
PORTAGE | Officials continue searching for a Michigan woman who was last seen a week ago.
HOMEWOOD | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Sheriff Tom Dart on Wednesday dedicated a monument at the Homewood cemetery the county uses for the burial of indigents and the remains of unclaimed or unidentified individuals.
SCHERERVILLE | A 42-year-old Schererville man faces several felony charges following an investigation of a Sunday domestic disturbance in the 7300 block of Taylor Street, police said.
MERRILLVILLE | Police are investigating a Wednesday armed robbery at EZPAWN, 5466 Broadway.
A total of 45 students from 23 high schools in seven Northwest Indiana counties graduated from a yearlong leadership program, South Shore Leadership Youth for Community Engagement, at Hobart's Avalon Manor on Wednesday night.
GARY | Eli's Lullabies, an annual teddy bear drive in memory of Elijah L.V. McCoy, continues through Sunday at Ross Community Reformed Church, 3900 W. 41st Ave. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
PORTAGE | Shenanigans, 6121 U.S. 20, is under new management and is hosting a promotional Christmas party Dec. 21.
HOBART | Breakfast with Santa will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Brentwood at Hobart, 1420 St. Mary's Circle.
LAKE STATION | There will be a family nutrition event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Lake Station-New Chicago branch of the Lake Public Library, 2007 Central Ave.
Jewelry worth nearly $20,000 stolen from home in Portage
CHESTERTON | Firefighters from the Chesterton Volunteer Fire Department and Firefighters Local 4600 donated a new evacuation crib for use at the Duneland Family YMCA Preschool. The crib enables staff to quickly and safely evacuate infants when minutes and seconds count most. The durable duty…
LAPORTE | Since opening in July of 2013, the LaPorte County Habitat for Humanity ReStore has been offering new and gently used building materials, home goods, furnishings, hardware and more to a growing customer base from Northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan.
PORTAGE | The Portage Moose Lodge held its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner which was free to everyone. They invited the residents and staff of the area’s senior living centers and residence homes. Also invited were the local police and fire departments and their families. It’s their wa…
HIGHLAND | Kempo Jujutsu Martial Arts is celebrating 20 years in business this month by sponsoring a holiday toy drive.
EAST CHICAGO | Patrons can wipe their slate clean of overdue fines this month by contributing to the Easy Chicago Public Library’s annual food drive at at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive, and the Pastrick Branch Library, 1008 W. Chicago Ave. Canned goods and other nonperishable food…
CROWN POINT | The Student Council at St. Mary Catholic Community School is hosting its annual Christmas food drive through Friday.
Since 2011, this popular event has drawn more than 75 local artists and more than 1200 visitors.
'Tis the season to explore Navy Pier's enchanted 170,000-square-foot winter playground
The holiday season is prime time for baking, sharing and eating cookies.
The T.F. North and T.F. South boys basketball teams both picked up thrilling road wins Tuesday.
Breanna Toppen scored a game-high 22 points to lead Times No. 10 Kankakee Valley to a 68-55 win over Hanover Central.
HAMMOND | A Gary man facing a drug charge is expected to accept a plea agreement Wednesday in federal court.
The region recorded the lowest temperatures in early December in years Tuesday, and forecasters said it is only going to get worse Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | Volunteers on Tuesday sorted and organized gifts at the Mental Health America of Porter County office as part of the giftLift program, a holiday program the agency conducts each year collecting and distributing holiday gifts to those affected by mental illness.
HAMMOND | Five “lead corporate donors” are being recognized by Purdue University Calumet for support of a planned athletic complex at Dowling Park.
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