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Munster's Frank H. Hammond Elementary School is one of eight Indiana schools recognized Tuesday as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. arrived at Chicago's Midway Airport at 7 a.m. Friday to find the airport in chaos.
DOLTON | A veterinarian and his employee were charged Tuesday after police found four dead dogs and several more emaciated pets at the Dolton Animal Hospital, officials said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SOUTH HOLLAND | This is why they call it "volley" ball.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A member of Congress from Michigan has introduced a bill that would require separating Lake Michigan from the Mississippi River watershed in the Chicago area to block the path of Asian carp and other invasive species, which could cause an estimated loss of $1.9 billion to Northwest Indiana's…
When Ray Dorulla was sailing to Korea, the seas were rough because of a hurricane.
Northwest Indiana residents will experience deja vu as they wake up to snow and the threat of frigid wind chills.
CHICAGO | People who want to have a picnic in a Cook County forest preserve this year can now buy the necessary permits online.
George Rosenbaum had some close calls in the Korean War, beginning with his trip to the Asian nation.
DOLTON | The boyfriend of a pregnant teen who was fatally shot last week and his brother remained in jail Sunday.
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WESTFIELD, Ind. | Court documents say an Indianapolis man charged in connection with the downstate killings of a former Lowell woman and her adult daughter was angry about being fired by the woman's husband.
DOLTON | A 17-year-old pregnant girl died after being fatally shot on Christmas Day, but doctors were able to save her baby, police said.
Each year, The Times sports staff asks some of our region athletes and coaches to recount their favorite holiday memories. Below are their responses.
Larry Lujack, the self-proclaimed "superjock" who dominated Chicago radio airwaves for 20 years, has died.
CROWN POINT | Two people — a man who was married earlier in the day and a Hobart first-grade teacher — were struck and killed by traffic in Crown Point late Saturday night.
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. | The boyfriend of a one-time area woman who was killed nearly two years ago was charged in the homicide.
The Times Media Co., Valparaiso University and One Region are co-sponsoring a free Veterans Day concert at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for the Arts on the Valparaiso University campus.
CHICAGO | Chicago authorities say the city's official Christmas tree will be a 57-foot Colorado blue spruce from South Holland.
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