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IONIA, Mich. | A convicted murderer captured in February near LaPorte after escaping from a western Michigan prison pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges related to the escape.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. | A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student who was among those killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine.
Several ceremonies are scheduled today to commemorate the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.
Tens of thousands of people will pop over to Valparaiso today to see the annual Popcorn Festival that began in 1979 as a tribute to popcorn king Orville Redenbacher.
INDIANAPOLIS | A federal appeals court upheld Indiana's right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees Tuesday in a split decision delivered just days before another legal challenge is to be heard.
The way the statue of Flick beckons fans of "A Christmas Story" to the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond all year, you'd think Christmas never ends there.
HAMMOND | A former Gary resident who allegedly fled after pleading guilty four years ago to a charge of conspiracy to distribute marijuana was sentenced Wednesday to three years and five months in prison.
BP officials have notified the state of Indiana that more than 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide were released into the air following an explosion at its Whiting Refinery.
CHICAGO | New guidelines aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against pregnant women were signed into law by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn this week, a move backers say extends protections already in place for other workers.
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With the threat from a toxic algae bloom that affected the tap water for about 400,000 residents of Michigan and Ohio apparently ended, a spokesman for Indiana American Water said the chances for a similar problem in Northwest Indiana were small.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Tom Donovan, of Portage, never set foot in Korea during the Korean War.
VALPARAISO | Attorney David Hollenbeck began Thursday night’s Valparaiso School Board meeting by swearing in Karl Cender as a member after he was reappointed by the Valparaiso City Council at the end of June.
As the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association released it's North All-Star roster and its All-State team, many area names looked familiar on both lists.
For Elliott Sortillo, 79, of Portage, fighting in the Korean War meant fighting for survival. He was a prisoner of war for 30 months, nearly the entire war.
It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
LAKE FOREST | There comes the time when every pro athlete must walk away from the game he loves.
HAMMOND | Greater Works Ministries is participating in the summer food service program, in which free meals are made available to those meeting qualifications.
GARY | After four months of searching for the right candidate to lead the men's basketball program at Indiana University Northwest, the RedHawks have found their man right on campus.
CHICAGO | The southbound lanes of Chicago's Dan Ryan Expressway were reopened Tuesday night after a bus carrying 38 special-needs adults was involved in a crash with a semitrailer.
MICHIGAN CITY | Indiana conservation officers plan to resume an underwater sonar search Monday for a Chicago man who went missing Saturday night in Lake Michigan north of Mount Baldy.
SPRINGFIELD | Plans to expand gambling in Illinois were put on hold Friday when the backer of legislation proposing new casinos said he wouldn't call the measure for a vote until he resolved lingering issues and had key support.
Many Korean War veterans can say they saw Marilyn Monroe perform there in a slinky purple sequin dress.
CHICAGO | A 70-year-old former village clerk has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $650,000 from Burnham, spending much of it at Indiana casinos.
HAMMOND | A second man is expected to plead guilty in connection with an insurance fraud scheme that took place between December 2005 and July 2009.
Federal health officials said an Illinois business associate of a man treated for MERS in Indiana earlier this month has tested positive for the disease but shows no signs of illness, NBC5 is reporting.
WHITING | On March 19, Whiting Science Olympiad competed in the state tournament at Indiana University Bloomington. Competing against 30 other teams, Whiting has been close to going to nationals many times, only to receive third. Although that achievement alone deserves praise, the team has …
SOUTH HOLLAND | This is why they call it "volley" ball.
Incumbent Lake County Clerk Mike Brown easily defeated challenger Josefina Magallenes in Tuesday's Democratic primary as he looks toward a second decade as a Lake County elected official.
CROWN POINT | Christine Cid, who has sometimes gone against the tide during her time on the Lake County Council, may have ridden an anti-tax sentiment to victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for District 5.
Beecher's Taylor Johnson has been spectacular thus far in her freshman season, leading the Times No. 1 Ladycats in home runs (10), triples (3), doubles (10) and RBIs (46) while hitting an astounding .618.
HAMMOND | A Michigan City man is expected to plead guilty in connection with an insurance fraud scheme that occured between December 2005 and July 2009.
Times staffers brought home several awards in the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors Association News and Photo contest.
After Tuesday night's 3-1 loss to Argo, the Thornton Fractional girls soccer team fell to 5-5 overall and 4-3 in South Suburban Blue play. As its record indicates, consistency has been a problem for the United.
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new study said.
The T.F. North and T.F. South baseball teams play their annual game under the lights when the District 215 rivals square off at 7 p.m. today at the U.S. Steel yard in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education says the state's high school graduation rates from 2013 are virtually the same as from the year before.
CHICAGO | Victor Shaw, the son of late Dolton Mayor William Shaw, was charged Friday with six misdemeanor counts of failing to file federal income tax returns between 2007 and 2012.
They are two recognizable surnames that are well known in Illinois prep football circles.
PORTER | The body recovered Sunday from Lake Charles in Porter has been identified as Teleka Patrick, 30, of Kalamazoo, Mich., who went missing Dec. 6.
GARY | A person found dead at a vacant home at 1833 Pennsylvania St. died of multiple gunshot wounds in an apparent homicide, according to the Lake County coroner's office.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago man has entered into a plea agreement on a federal charge of crossing state lines to engage in sex with an 11-year-old girl.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. | Jurors in suburban Chicago have found businessman Allan Kustok guilty of killing his wife, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok, in September 2010.
CHICAGO | More than 80 same-sex couples — including couples from Gary and DeMotte — have gotten marriage licenses in Cook County, including some from other Illinois counties who apparently didn't want to wait until gay marriage becomes legal statewide on June 1.
CHICAGO | A bank robber's escape with a cellmate from a high-rise Chicago lockup got him an additional three and a half years in federal prison.
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