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Slideshow: The South Shore in 100 Objects

From a tiny piece of Albanese candy to the gigantic Thornton Quarry, The Times is chronicling the top 100 objects that most represent the area in a series aptly named, "The South Shore in 100 objects." Be sure to check this slideshow daily as a new object will be revealed each day over the n…

August 23, 2014 12:00 am Related
Map: South Shore expansion stations/options

Map: South Shore expansion stations/options

Maps released by NICTD on a new website explaining the South Shore West Lake expansion to Dyer show five potential station sites along the 8-mile route. The maps also depict two route options. One would take extension riders into Chicago on a separate rail line. That separate rail line would…

August 21, 2014 4:31 pm
Interact: Gaza War

Interact: Gaza War

This Associated Press interactive about the current war in Gaza features maps, charts, video and satellite imagery about the impact of the war and the blockade on Gaza, its people and its economy.

August 20, 2014 12:30 pm
Interact: Indicted Politicians

Interact: Indicted Politicians

This Associated Press interactive takes a brief look at seven U.S. politicians that have been indicted.

August 18, 2014 4:42 pm
Interact: Pope Francis

Interact: Pope Francis

Get to know Pope Francis. This Associated Press interactive provides a summary of the pope's stance on various social issues, a timeline of his life and an overview of the world's Catholic population.

August 15, 2014 12:18 pm
Interact: Missouri police shooting

Interact: Missouri police shooting

This Associated Press interactive takes a deeper look into what is going on in suburban St. Louis following a shooting in which a police officer killed an unarmed 18-year-old man.

August 13, 2014 4:04 pm
Interact: Robin Williams

Interact: Robin Williams

This Associated Press interactive takes a look at the life and career of actor and comedian Robin Williams

August 12, 2014 6:53 pm
Interact: Cambodia Diaries

Interact: Cambodia Diaries

This Associated Press interactive shows a narrative exploring the recently publicized diary of Poch Younly, a rare historical artifact that offers a glimpse at life under the Khmer Rouge regime in 1975 Cambodia.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
Interact: Consumer Spending

Interact: Consumer Spending

This Associated Press interactive shows state-by-state consumer spending data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Interactive: Afghanistan

Interactive: Afghanistan

Check out this AP interactive for the latest developments in Afghanistan.

August 05, 2014 12:00 pm
Interact: James Brady

Interact: James Brady

This Associated Press interactive takes a look at the life of the late James Brady, an aide to President Ronald Reagan and the face of the gun-control movement in the U.S.

August 04, 2014 6:22 pm
Interact: Israel and Palestinians

Interact: Israel and Palestinians

This interactive summarizes the latest events, key players and key issues of Palestinian statehood, international recognition of Israel, borders, division of Jerusalem, settlements and refugees. Updated to include the latest developments.

August 01, 2014 11:45 am
Interact: Train blockages

Interact: Train blockages

The Times takes a look into train crossing blockages around the Region in 2014.

July 31, 2014 5:00 pm
Map: Hammond train crossings

Map: Hammond train crossings

This map illustrates the six train crossings in Hammond that are most frequently blocked by trains and the locations where the most citations are written.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
Interact: Immigration

Interact: Immigration

This Associated Press interactive shows a map of migrant crossings by the border sector as well as interactive charts on the history of immigration in the Southwest U.S. and a video explainer on the legal process immigrants face.

July 29, 2014 2:06 pm
Interact: Comic quiz

Interact: Comic quiz

Test your comic book knowledge by taking this Associated Press quiz.

July 28, 2014 2:23 pm
Interact: Death penalty

Interact: Death penalty

This Associated Press interactive tracks executions conducted across the U.S., including a database of all executions conducted since 1976.

July 28, 2014 2:15 pm
Interact: Tour de France

Interact: Tour de France

This Associated Press interactive profiles the top 10 riders to watch, and features a video explainer of team techniques, charts of average winners' speeds and winners by country as well as a map of the route with elevations.

July 28, 2014 12:00 am
Interact: Black box

Interact: Black box

This Associated Press interactive looks at how black boxes work.

July 24, 2014 5:31 pm
Carl Le'Ellis Blount charges

Carl Le'Ellis Blount charges

Joseph Hardiman, upon oath, says that on or about July 6, 2014, in the County of Lake, State of Indiana, CARL LE ELLIS BLOUNT did knowingly or intentionally kill Jeffrey Westerfield, contrary to I.C. 35-42-1-1-(1), and against the peace and dignity of the State of Indiana. I swear, under the…

July 24, 2014 2:43 pm
Celebrate Volunteerism

Celebrate Volunteerism

July 22, 2014 5:23 pm
Slideshow: John Dillinger, June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934

Slideshow: John Dillinger, June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934

On July 22, 1934, John Dillinger was shot and killed by FBI agents outside of the Biograph Theater after watching a movie in Chicago. His alleged Midwestern crime spree included stops in the region and he was held briefly in the Crown Point jail before his March 1934 escape.

July 22, 2014 12:00 am Related
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